Plans Underway for Project Uplift’s 50th Anniversary

December 7, 2018

  PLANS UNDERWAY FOR PROJECT UPLIFT’S 50th ANNIVERSARY For nearly 50 years, Project Uplift has enabled high-achieving rising high school seniors to experience college life on Carolina’s campus. Each summer, between 1,000 and 2,000 participants live on campus for three … Continued

Black Alumni Reunion Connects Alumni and Students

December 7, 2018

The Black Alumni Reunion (BAR), held Nov. 1-4, featured numerous events during which friendships were renewed and opportunities to support the next generation of students were provided. Among them were the Light on the Hill Society Scholarship Awards Gala, a … Continued

Imagining UNC’s Future With Art: Call for Proposals

November 8, 2018

Imagining UNC’s Future with Art Removing “Silent Sam” offers an opportunity to bring creativity to the forefront of our discussion as we address these questions: how do we make UNC a safe, equitable, and inclusive campus? How can we use … Continued

Diversity Spotlight: James Cobb

November 2, 2018

Although he grew up in Stamford, CT, a fairly diverse suburban enclave just north of New York City, James Cobb often felt a keen sense of academic isolation. “There were very few students of color, especially black students, in honors … Continued

Workshop Addresses Latinx Student Equity and Success

November 1, 2018

As part of Latinx Heritage Month, the Carolina Latinx Collaborative (CLC) and the University Office for Diversity & Inclusion hosted a workshop and discussion with Cristóbal Rodríguez, Ph.D., director of Graduate Studies, School of Education, Howard University and associate professor … Continued