Message from Chancellor Folt: A difficult but important topic

Dear Carolina Community: I am writing today to share my thoughts about a very difficult but important topic that has been on everyone’s minds this week: sexual assault and sexual violence. As chancellor, nothing matters more to me than the safety and well-being of our campus community and how our University responds to these issues… Read more »

Appiah speech kicks off Carolina’s Human Heart initiative

Kwame Anthony Appiah, professor of philosophy and law at New York University and “The Ethicist” columnist for The New York Times, came to campus to deliver the inaugural Chancellor’s Lecture in Ethics on Sept. 15. Co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Parr Center for Ethics, Appiah’s speech kicked off the year-long… Read more »

Top 5 – again

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, again ranks among the very best. For the 16th year in a row, Carolina – a leading public research university with an uncommon commitment to accessibility and affordability – placed fifth among national public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s annual… Read more »

Never forget

On the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill honored the victims with a remembrance ceremony and by planting of thousands of American flags. Chancellor Carol L. Folt attended the solemn remembrance ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial Garden near George Watts Hill Alumni Center…. Read more »

UNC with me

McCorkle Place isn’t the only place to find the Old Well anymore. From South America’s most active volcano to the African plains of Malawi, the University’s most iconic structure has been making its rounds around the world for UNC-Chapel Hill’s new advertising campaign, which launched Sept. 3. The new campaign highlights the lasting global impact… Read more »

‘Dear future me’

Write a letter to your future self, the Carolina Family Scholarship application asked. So Thomas Elliott wrote, “Dear future me, I hope that you will be on a path that you can agree with, that you can support financially but above all morally. I hope you will not put money before yourself or those you… Read more »

Back to school 2016: A look back

Thousands of Tar Heels —  including nearly 5,000 new students — arrived in Chapel Hill over the last week as the University kicked off the new semester. With the school year underway, take a look back unc.edu’s coverage of some of Carolina’s new students and the back to school festivities. First Welcome: ‘Believe you can… Read more »

Welcome message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt

Dear Campus Community, Greetings!  We are ready to start an exciting new academic year. Please take a moment to watch this video to start the year rolling. Welcome back Tar Heels. Carol L. Folt Chancellor

‘A force for good’

They’re musicians at the highest level and scientists researching bone marrow transplants and genetics. They’re community activists fighting for LGTBQ issues and veterans with active-duty tours under their belts. The incoming class of first-years and transfer students is not only the largest class in the history of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,… Read more »