Numerous Awards Presented Across Carolina

May 26, 2020

  While the carefully planned ceremonies have all been canceled, numerous awards traditionally given in the spring have been presented via either virtual ceremonies or announced online. The recognition of the many contributions of our Carolina community is a reminder … Continued

Summer Programs Go Virtual at Carolina

May 26, 2020

With the University’s COVID-19 closure, the organizers of summer programs at Carolina—from coursework for both graduate and undergraduate students, to support from Campus Wellness, the Writing Center, Learning Center and University Career Services, to outreach programs Project Uplift and Uplift … Continued

Message from the Chancellor: Carolina’s Roadmap for Fall 2020

May 21, 2020

Dear Carolina Community, The past two months have been extraordinarily challenging, and I remain grateful for your willingness to shift to remote operations and your ability to adapt to unprecedented change. The challenges brought about by COVID-19 have disrupted the … Continued

UNC Grad Ivy Taylor Named President of Rust College

May 18, 2020

Ivy Taylor, former mayor of San Antonio and a graduate of UNC City Planning, has just been appointed as President of Rust College. Rust College is the oldest Historic Black College in Mississippi. Taylor, a native of Queens, New York, … Continued

Summer Enrichment Institutes Thrive in Spite of COVID-19 Closure

April 30, 2020

Each summer, 1,000-1,200 bright teenagers participate in the University Office for Diversity & Inclusion’s three Summer Enrichment Institute programs: Project Uplift, for rising high school seniors; Uplift PLUS, for a smaller group of particularly high-achieving Project Uplift applicants; and NC … Continued

Virtual Commencement Recognition Across Carolina

April 27, 2020

Usually, May is peppered with a series of commencement ceremonies, including the University-wide and various affinity-related celebrations. However, the University’s COVID-19 closure has forced departments and offices across campus to be creative about how they will honor Carolina’s students while … Continued

Carolina Grieves the Passing of Dr. Perry Hall

April 22, 2020

Dr. Perry Hall, Associate Professor in the African, African American and Diaspora Studies Department in the College of Arts & Sciences, passed away over the weekend of April 18. Dr. Hall focused on hip hop music to teach such popular … Continued

2020 Diversity Awards Winners Announced

April 17, 2020

Ten people and two teams have been named recipients of the 12th Annual Diversity Awards. For the first time in the history of the award, closure of the university forced a virtual acknowledgment of the winners. “While the decision to … Continued