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Alumni Spotlight: Shannon Ross

November 5, 2021

Shannon Ross has taken pride in her Lumbee-American Indian culture and self-identity since she was young. Growing up in an American Indian neighborhood, surrounded by people from the same cultural background, made her grateful to be a Native. The tight-knit … Continued

American Indian Voices at Carolina

November 2, 2021

As part of our ongoing series of “Voices at Carolina,” we will focus on American Indian voices this month in celebration of American Indian Heritage Month. According to the United States Census Bureau, “The first American Indian Day was celebrated … Continued

Latinx Voices at Carolina

September 29, 2021

The term “Latinx” has emerged in recent years as a gender-neutral alternative to the pan-ethnic terms Latino, Latina and Hispanic. While these terms are sometimes used interchangeably (for example, by the U.S. Census Bureau), “Hispanic” includes people with ancestry from … Continued

Muslim Voices at Carolina

April 27, 2021

As part of our ongoing series of “Voices at Carolina,” we are focusing on Muslim voices this month to mark both Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr. Ramadan, an Islamic holiday marked by fasting, praise, prayer and devotion to Islam, began at … Continued

2021 Diversity Awards

April 12, 2021

2021 Diversity Award Recipients Undergraduate Award Graduate/Professional Student Award Alumni Student Award Staff Award Faculty Award Intergroup Collaboration Award 2021 Diversity Awards Selection Committee Dr. Erin Malloy, Director/Professor (CHAIR) Medical School Education, Department of Psychiatry Dr. Benjamin Frey, Professor Department … Continued

Asian Voices at Carolina

April 6, 2021

In light of the alarming increase in anti-Asian violence and sentiment, there is great concern at UNC about the safety and well-being of our Asian faculty, staff and students. As members of our Carolina community, we grieve for their losses, … Continued

2020 Diversity Awards

April 11, 2020

The 2021 Diversity Awards were granted to 10 individuals and 2 groups in 6 categories. The ceremony was held remotely due to COVID-19. Watch speeches here.