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New center to study impact of technology, social media on adolescent brains

Winston Family Foundation gift to psychology and neuroscience builds on three years of research on the link between technology use and adolescent mental health.


GiveUNC is March 29

Find a cause, unlock a challenge, join in some friendly competition and spread the word on March 29. You can make a difference during this special 24 hours.


Eclipsing $4.25 billion

The Campaign for Carolina meets a milestone goal one year early and continues with renewed focus on scholarships and school and unit priorities.


Roy and Mary Alice Smith alongside a photo of Roy Smith in 1952 when he was a junior at UNC-Chapel Hill. Smith later pursued a master’s degree and Ph.D. at Carolina.

A world of possibility and promise

The Roy and Mary Alice Smith Fellowship Endowed Fund through The Graduate School will support future generations of students pursuing a graduate degree in chemistry. 


Students working on projects in the BeAM Design Center in Murray Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill. Photo by Jon Gardiner.

UNC-Chapel Hill receives second grant from the Kern Family Foundation to assess entrepreneurial engineering collaboration

Thanks to a new $631,000 grant from the Kern Family Foundation, a new assessment project will be led by Viji Sathy, associate dean for evaluation and assessment in undergraduate education in the College of Arts & Sciences.


Photo of the new office building in Chapel Hill

Honoring Gwendolyn Harrison Smith

The first African American woman to enroll at UNC-Chapel Hill is being honored with a named scholarship fund, thanks to a $100,000 gift from Grubb Properties.


Thomas Wadden (second from right, standing) in a 1976 class photo.

New gift marks the importance of support for clinical psychology graduate students

As the No. 2 ranked clinical psychology graduate program (U.S. News and World Report, 2020), UNC’s department of psychology and neuroscience has a long history of faculty fostering strong working relationships with students. In the late 1970s, one such student was Thomas Wadden (Ph.D. clinical psychology ’81), a native of Washington, D.C.