Message from University leadership: Response to petition on undocumented students

Dear Campus Community: We are writing to respond to concerns about the future of undocumented students at Carolina expressed in a December 5 petition signed by faculty, students and other members of our community. Fostering a welcoming, safe and inclusive campus environment for everyone at Carolina is of paramount importance to us. Last month, we… Read more »

Trustees learn about the power of discovery

BeAM Launch Celebration. With Innovation Circle, Library and A&S VIP, APS, BeAM Steering Committee and Network, students in attendance. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Over the past two days, UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees members were treated to the full sweep of Carolina’s research enterprise and its power to transform – and save – lives. That process began Wednesday afternoon with a field trip to the 3,500-square-foot BeAM (Be A Maker) space in Murray Hall. It resumed Thursday morning… Read more »

Examining our history

Photo of Carolina Hall exhibit

Chancellor Carol L. Folt said she is proud of the new exhibit in Carolina Hall displaying the history of how the building was named and then renamed because it is a starting point for telling the full story of Carolina’s history. The exhibit, which opened Nov. 11, was conceived and curated by the Chancellor’s Task… Read more »

Message from Chancellor Folt: Carolina Hall exhibit open

Dear Campus Community: I am pleased to announce that the new exhibit inside the entrance to Carolina Hall is installed and ready for viewing. I had an opportunity to tour this powerful exhibit, and I was moved by the lessons I learned about our history, which came through for me in a deeply personal way…. Read more »

Message from University leadership: Respect for all

Dear Campus Community, It has been just over a week since the presidential election, and events that have unfolded on campus since then have demonstrated that emotions are still running high. We want to assure everyone that the values that this great university upholds have not changed since Nov. 8. The University of North Carolina… Read more »

Message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt

Dear Campus Community: My leadership team and I have been thinking a lot about our community today following yesterday’s election. There are a wide range of emotions being felt by our campus, especially after such a close, heated and hard-fought election. Our privilege as part of a great public university is to be the catalyst… Read more »