2018 UNC Harvey Beech Scholarship Winners Announced

June 14, 2018

Named for the late Harvey Beech, the first African-American student to graduate from UNC, the awards have been given annually since 1989 to recognize community leadership and support of UNC-Chapel Hill and the Black Alumni Reunion. Winners are chosen based on … Continued

Unique Commencement Celebrations

June 4, 2018

Numerous unique commencement celebrations took place this spring. Among them were Éxitos, the fifth annual Latinx recognition reception, hosted by the Carolina Latinx Collaborative and Diversity & Inclusion; and the inaugural Umoja event, honoring Black graduates and planned by the … Continued

Commencement Celebrations at Carolina

May 4, 2018

Although Carolina’s official commencement celebrates the entire Class of 2018, there are also numerous special ceremonies that honor specific groups of the graduating class. Among them are Lavender Graduation; Red, White & Carolina Blue Graduation Ceremony; Black Student Movement Graduation … Continued

What does it mean to be a Public University?

April 19, 2018

Written by Gary Moss What does it mean to be a public university? The answer to that question, it seems, may depend not only on who you ask, but which public university you are asking about, said School of Government … Continued

2018 Diversity Award Recipients Honored

April 19, 2018

  Ten individuals and two groups were honored at the 2018 Diversity Awards ceremony for their work advancing an inclusive climate for excellence in teaching, research, public service and academic endeavor. This year’s recipients were: UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT David Choi (’18), … Continued

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

March 23, 2018

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is a nationally recognized month that focuses on the lives of Asian and Pacific-Americans and their distinct experiences. APAHM is celebrated nationally during the month of May, but colleges across the US celebrate APAHM during the month of April. UNC … Continued

Women’s History Month at UNC

February 23, 2018

  Women’s History Month and Gender Week (March 5-9) takes place during the month of March at UNC. The Carolina’s Women’s Center organizes numerous Gender Week events, including the University Awards for the Advancement of Women. 2018 Women’s History Month … Continued

Lynch: Move Forward by Reflecting on History

February 20, 2018

Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch delivered the keynote address at Carolina’s 37th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Keynote Lecture and Award Ceremony on Feb. 19. By Brandon Bieltz, University Communications , Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 Loretta Lynch delivers the Keynote … Continued