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Message from the Interim Chief Diversity Officer

January 12, 2021

    Dear Carolina Community, As we reflect upon the tumultuous events over this past year and last week, many find ourselves pondering the instability of our nation’s future. Whether the civil unrest following the presidential election or the outcry … Continued

MLK Celebration Events Announced

December 4, 2020

UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week, which honors the bridge-building legacy of Dr. King, Jr., kicks off on Jan. 17 and includes events that highlight the intersectionality of diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice. The annual MLK … Continued

Message from the Chancellor: Caring for Our Community

November 6, 2020

(from unc.edu) Dear Carolina Community, This has been a highly charged time for our country, with a contentious national election during a global pandemic that has an impact on multiple facets of our daily lives, both large and small. This election … Continued

Inaugural Queer MiniCon Part of National Coming Out Day Week of Events

October 8, 2020

The UNC-Chapel Hill LGBTQ Center has partnered with Sexuality Studies and Honors Carolina Pride to host Queer Minicon. QMC will be two days of online presentations, primarily between five and ten minutes long, on LGBTQIA+ affirming research, lived experiences, passion projects, and creative expression. UNC System … Continued

Race, Research and Reckoning

September 14, 2020

Panelists at the University’s first Race, Racism and Racial Equity (R3) symposium discuss how campus buildings, property and even historical archives came at the price of racial exploitation.

UNC Mourns the Loss of Master Storyteller Randall Kenan

September 1, 2020

Randall Kenan, Professor of English & Comparative Literature, passed away Friday, August 28, leaving a gaping hole in the University’s literary consciousness. The prolific writer was a beloved professor and respected member of the Carolina Community, impacting readers globally who … Continued

Carolina Mourns the Passing of Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote

August 12, 2020

Dr. Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote, associate professor in the Department of American Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences, passed away over the weekend of August 8 from leukemia. Jenny was a respected indigenous scholar (Kiowa) whose courses reflect her interdisciplinary … Continued

BOT Votes to Remove Names from Buildings

July 29, 2020

Written by Susan Hudson, The Well   The University’s Board of Trustees approved the removal of four names from campus buildings at a special meeting Wednesday. The board voted 11-2 on four separate motions to remove the names Charles Brantley … Continued