Diversity Awards Nominations Open

January 8, 2020

  Please consider nominating individuals for the annual Diversity Awards. This is an opportunity to recognize people and group collaborations who have given their time and effort to further diversity, equity and inclusion at Carolina and in our surrounding community. … Continued

Tar Heel Preview Day Brings Middle School Males to Campus

December 4, 2019

On. Nov. 7, the Student Union’s Great Hall filled with 350 local male-identified 6th-8th graders, eager for a glimpse into their potential as scholars. After being led in a raucous chant of “TAR!” “HEEL!” by members of the University Office … Continued

Making a Mark in Journalism: The 1619 Project

December 3, 2019

    Close to 400 people sat engrossed in a fascinating discussion about New York Times Magazine’s The 1619 Project, commemorating the first Africans sold into slavery in colonial Virginia, and the role of the Ida B. Wells Society for … Continued

MLK Celebration Events Speakers Announced

December 3, 2019

UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week, which honors the bridge-building legacy of Dr. King, Jr., kicks off on Jan. 19 and includes events that highlight the intersectionality of diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice. The annual MLK … Continued

The 100% Tar Heel Campaign Delves Deeper into Self-Identity

November 21, 2019

In diversity and inclusion work, we often refer to self-identification as the final arbiter of one’s description — underrepresented minority, religion, LGBTQ, veteran or ability status are among the general identifiers. But they don’t delve deep enough into who we … Continued

Chief Justice Cheri Beasley to Speak at MLK Banquet

October 30, 2019

  The University Office for Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to announce that ticket sales have opened for the 35th annual University/Community Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Banquet and Award Presentation. This year’s keynote speaker will be Chief Justice Cheri … Continued

The Tar Heel Bus Tour

October 25, 2019

Former Chancellor Michael Hooker began a tour of the state in 1997 to help new faculty learn more about North Carolina. The last tour was held in 2008 and when Interim Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz was appointed to his role … Continued

What is the History behind Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

October 14, 2019

Indigenous Peoples’ Day came about as an alternative to Columbus Day in the late 1980s. It is a holiday that aims to celebrate Native Americans and indigenous populations across the United States. The holiday, celebrated Oct. 14, is gaining popularity … Continued

Early Voting Available

October 10, 2019

Carolina Students, Faculty, and Staff: Early voting for the 2019 municipal election in Orange County runs October 16 through November 1, 2019. If you are not registered to vote, or need to update your registration, same-day registration is available during early … Continued