For the first time in the history of the C. Felix Harvey Award for Institutional Priorities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, two winners have been selected to receive the honor along with $50,000 each. This year’s Harvey Award will support and advance one project that aims to improve transparency in state government and another that will … Continued
Carolina faculty brought in $792.7 million in research contracts and grants in fiscal 2014. Leading those efforts since March 2011 has been Vice Chancellor for Research Barbara Entwisle, Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Former Tar Heel basketball player Ademola Okulaja was called “The Warrior” because of his tough spirit. But his nickname took on a larger meaning in 2008, when doctors discovered a cancerous tumor in his spine.
An analysis by a team of UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State environmental and planning researchers concludes that densely populated regions with compact urban development that discourages commuting by car — widely touted as a way to increase public exercise and reduce harmful automobile emissions — may only slightly lower average regional particulate matter (PM) concentrations in the air.
The League of American Bicyclists has recognized UNC-Chapel Hill as a Bike Friendly University. The program acknowledges institutions of higher education for promoting and providing a more bike-friendly campus for students, staff and visitors.
Katie Savage first became connected with Carolina when she unexpectedly lost her left leg during surgery at UNC Hospitals when she was 14 years old. On Dec. 14, she joined 2,100 other new UNC graduates as she walked across the stage at the Dean Smith Center.
UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences has received a $5 million gift to provide Dean Karen M. Gil with “say yes” funds that empower department chairs to be agile, responsive and innovative.