Harvey Beech Scholarship Winners Announced

April 7, 2020

The winners of the 2020 UNC Harvey Beech scholarships, which recognize academic GPA improvement, financial need and contributions to campus life, are juniors Dimple Mahadeshwar, Xavier Nonez and Sam Ndukwe. The award is named for the late Harvey Beech, the … Continued

Summer Enrichment Institutes Coronavirus Update

April 1, 2020

The well-being of our students, their families, faculty and staff is our top priority. Because of that, the University Office for Diversity & Inclusion’s leadership is following the guidance provided by the University and the UNC System in response to COVID-19. … Continued

Message from the UODI: Xenophobia

March 26, 2020

Dear Carolina Community, The University Office for Diversity and Inclusion (UODI) would like to acknowledge the challenges our community is facing and remains dedicated to ensuring, through the use of our voices and perspectives, that our campus remains united. The … Continued

Summer Enrichment Institutes Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

March 13, 2020

The University Office for Diversity & Inclusion’s leadership is following the guidelines of the UNC-Chapel Hill Task Force dedicated to planning the University’s response to COVID-19. The well-being of our students and their families, faculty and staff is our top priority. … Continued

Diversity Awards Ceremony Canceled

March 10, 2020

  Dear UNC Community: We have continued to monitor the COVID-19 virus updates provided by the University. At this time, while there are no confirmed cases on our campus, we have made the decision to cancel the ceremony for the … Continued

Message from Campus Leaders on Interim Chief Diversity Officer

February 23, 2020

Written by University Communications Dear Carolina Community, We are pleased to share that Sibby Anderson-Thompkins will serve as special advisor to the chancellor and provost for equity and inclusion and interim chief diversity officer, effective Feb. 24. In this role, … Continued

Pride Week Events at UNC

February 20, 2020

The LGBTQ Center and numerous sponsors across campus will sponsor a variety of events during Pride Week (March 20-29, 2020). Panels, exhibits, performance events and more will fill out the week. In accordance with the University administration’s guidance released on … Continued

African American Heritage Month Events at UNC

February 3, 2020

To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week. The first celebration occurred on Feb. 12, 1926. For many years, the second week of February … Continued

Highlight Stories from UNC’s 2020 MLK, Jr. Week of Celebration

January 24, 2020

  UNC’s MLK, Jr. Week of Celebration featured numerous events across campus that acknowledged the bridge-building legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The University/Community MLK, Jr. Memorial Banquet, which featured NC Chief Justice Cheri Beasley as the keynote speaker, … Continued