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News on the Faith Hedgepeth Investigation

September 17, 2021

Dear Carolina Community, We wanted to be sure you saw the important news that an arrest has been made in the murder of Faith Danielle Hedgepeth, a Carolina student who was murdered in 2012. Faith was an active member of the Carolina … Continued

CLC Announces Latinx Heritage Month Events

September 15, 2021

The Carolina Latinx Center has announced plans for the 2021 Latinx Heritage Month celebration. The national recognition of the month is Hispanic Heritage Month, but at UNC Chapel Hill, we have named the celebration Latinx Heritage Month to be more … Continued

Message from the CDO: Acknowledging our Global Community

September 3, 2021

  Dear Carolina Community, As we begin the first weeks of classes, we experience the excitement of being back together on campus, connecting with new and old friends and attending classes. In so doing, we experience the richness of new … Continued

Diversity Spotlight: Aunchalee Palmquist

September 2, 2021

Being of mixed heritage and having an unusual first name, Aunchalee Palmquist can’t remember a time when she wasn’t “othered” in one way or another. The daughter of a Thai mother who immigrated to the U.S. at the age of … Continued

The Return of R3

August 31, 2021

  R3 is back! The first R3 event of the semester, The Many Faces of Environmental (In)Justice: Scholarship Addressing Racism, Infrastructure and Climate Action, will take place on Thursday, Sept. 9, 1:30–3 p.m. Environmental racism takes many forms, from higher … Continued

Diversity Spotlight: Bobby Kunstman

August 4, 2021

Miami, Florida is about a diverse community as one might find in the United States. A true melting pot of cultures, religions, and backgrounds, the vibrant city allowed Bobby Kunstman the freedom to flourish throughout his early years. Identifying as … Continued

A Message from the CDO: The Importance of Change

August 4, 2021

  Dear Carolina Community, I want to take this opportunity to introduce myself and to share my excitement about becoming a part of the Carolina family. As I enter my third week on campus, I have had the opportunity to … Continued

Fostering Safety, Belonging and Healing for All

July 14, 2021

  Dear Carolina Community, Recently, we witnessed the cowardly acts of two individuals who engaged in hateful, violent acts and spewed racially offensive words at the site of the Unsung Founders Memorial. For many members of our campus and local … Continued

Diversity Spotlight: Travis Albritton

July 1, 2021

North Carolina native Travis J. Albritton was raised in the small, tight-knit, rural community of Washington by his mother and a community of strong Black women who taught him to live with integrity and to always do his best. As … Continued