Folt lays out bold vision for Carolina’s future

In its entire 223-year history, Carolina has never had one overarching vision to guide its growth — until now. Chancellor Carol L. Folt shared that vision — The Blueprint for Next — with University community members who packed a room at the Carolina Inn earlier this year. The Blueprint for Next, a strategic framework that… Read more »

Carolina’s edible garden part of Earth Day celebration

As part of the Earth Day celebration on April 22, nearly 100 people helped plant seeds and paint garden signs in the edible garden at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chancellor Folt was among those who attended the event. She planted a fig tree and chatted with student volunteers. The North Carolina… Read more »

A new facility for UNC Horizons

Twenty-three years after its humble beginnings, UNC Horizons Program unveiled a new state-of-the-art facility in which to treat women and their children under one roof. UNC Horizons is a world leader in treating women with substance use disorder and also addressing and treating underlying trauma all while keeping the women with their children. Leaders from… Read more »

Arts Everywhere at Carolina

UNC Walk Ons, one of many a capella groups at Carolina, sings during the Arts Everywhere event.

In the 13 years that he’s played the piano, Peter Smith never anticipated playing one outside — let alone in the Pit at lunchtime. But on April 7, the arts at Carolina left the classrooms and music studios and headed outside as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill celebrated Arts Everywhere Day with 50… Read more »

Piano Art

UNC student, Tarik Woods, plays on a painted piano placed near the Pit April 5, 2017. Painted pianos were placed around campus as part of the Arts Everywhere project.

Ten colorfully decorated pianos are now part of the campus landscape, at least for the next week. The pianos are part of Friday’s Arts Everywhere Day, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s first campus-wide arts celebration. The day will feature more than 50 performances, exhibitions, hands-on activities and installations across campus. On Friday,… Read more »

Right where we want to be

Crowd inside Smith Center celebrating return home of NCAA championship basketball team.

More than 10,000 fans cheered and celebrated as the North Carolina men’s basketball team returned home to the Dean E. Smith Center Tuesday evening, a day after beating Gonzaga 71-65 to win the National Championship. Coach Roy Williams, who became just the sixth head basketball coach in the country with at least three national titles,… Read more »

Carolina launches five-year ‘Creating Scientists’ initiative

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has launched a five-year initiative, “Creating Scientists: Learning by Connecting, Doing and Making,” to expose undergraduate students to more hands-on research and collaborative opportunities and help them hone their analytical and problem-solving skills to tackle real-world problems. The plan is not just for science majors, notes Kelly Hogan, director… Read more »

Message from University leadership: Addressing threatening flyers

Dear Carolina Community: We have become aware of a threatening flyer that has been posted around campus and disseminated through social media expressing acts of violence to supporters of President Trump. We take these matters very seriously. The flyer and its message are the antithesis of the values that are the foundation of our University…. Read more »

Black History Month lecture examines American quest for justice

Seeking justice has been at the core of the American experience from the very beginning. It led to freedom from English tyranny in 1776, and today it leads the charge for racial equality. For Brenda Stevenson, that constant challenge has become as American as apple pie. “The powerful rally cry of ‘No justice, no peace’… Read more »