Latinx Heritage Month Events Announced

September 16, 2019

Latinx Heritage Month (LHM) runs from September 15 to October 15, with numerous cultural celebrations aimed toward raising awareness and embracing Latinx identity throughout the month. Highlights include the LHM Keynote with Herrson Chicas, the 2019 Latinx 20 Under 20 … Continued

THINKposium Participants Learn importance of Voice

September 6, 2019

From the UNC Gazette: Using one’s voice — in everyday conversations, personal and professional, or by providing input to a strategic plan — is a powerful way to build community and change society, as 360 faculty, staff, students and campus … Continued

New Students get Head Start with Achieving Carolina Excellence (ACE)

September 5, 2019

Nearly 250 participants in Achieving Carolina Excellence (ACE) congregated at the prestigious Carolina Club for an enticing dinner, elated about their first year at UNC-Chapel Hill. The first-year and transfer students from underrepresented populations were about to listen to insightful … Continued

Diversity and Inclusion Lunch & Learn with Colleen Lewis

September 5, 2019

What better way to spend your Monday than eating a plate full of pizza and learning about diversity and inclusion? On a sunny Monday afternoon, the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted … Continued

Uplift PLUS Introduces Students to their Potential

August 8, 2019

At the closing ceremony for Uplift PLUS, the Inclusive Student Excellence program hosted by the University Office for Diversity and Inclusion, proud families gazed at the poster presentations created by their students. Such advanced level topics as “Recidivism” (Janiya T. … Continued

Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program Cited in Science Magazine

June 24, 2019

UNC’s Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program (CSS) was cited in an article in Science Magazine (April 26, 2019).The prestigious STEM publication focused on the Meyerhoff Scholars Program (MYS) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (MBC) in the article, “Replicating Meyerhoff … Continued

Project Uplift: A Taste of College Life

June 17, 2019

50 Years of Project Uplift For five decades, Project Uplift has given rising high school seniors a small taste of college life — they sleep in a residence hall, eat in a dining hall, attend classes and interact with faculty, staff … Continued