MLK Celebration Week Events Announced

December 4, 2017

UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week, which honors the bridge-building legacy of Dr. King, kicks off Jan. 14 and includes events that highlight the intersectionality of diversity, inclusion, and social justice. The annual MLK Community University Banquet, … Continued

Applications Open for Project Uplift, Uplift PLUS and NCR 2018!

November 14, 2017

UNC’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to announce that we are accepting nominations and applications for our signature summer programs: Project Uplift enables high-achieving rising high school seniors to experience college life on the Carolina campus over two … Continued

Five Decades of Striving for Progress

November 7, 2017

When Preston Dobbins arrived in Chapel Hill in the summer of 1967, he was adamant about stepping away from the civil rights activism that he had devoted years to while living Chicago. “By the time I started here, I really … Continued

Governor Roy Cooper Issues American Indian Heritage Month Proclamation

November 2, 2017

Governor Roy Cooper officially proclaimed November 2017 American Indian Heritage Month in the state of North Carolina. The declaration cited numerous historical facts, including acknowledgement that “American Indians are the original inhabitants of North Carolina, having lived here for more … Continued

Carolina Receives HEED Award for Third Consecutive Year

September 29, 2017

Insight Into Diversity, the nation’s oldest and largest diversity-focused higher education magazine, has selected the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to receive its prestigious Higher Education in Excellence Award for the third year in a row. The award … Continued

Rosa Clemente Delivers Latinx Heritage Month Keynote

September 28, 2017

Latinx Heritage Month (LHM), which runs from September 15 through October 15, is off to an exciting start. After a successful kick-off and recent name change (from Hispanic Heritage Month), the air is full of promise. Adding to the excitement … Continued