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How to accomplish almost any goal

Paschal Sheeran’s research has found that we successfully achieve our goals only half the time. Here he shares three steps to go from dreaming to doing.


JJ Bauer, teaching assistant professor in the department of art and art history, helps illuminates the stories behind Carolina's buildings in a book on campus architecture. (photo by Donn Young). In the picture she is in her office holding a copy of the book and facing the camera.

225 Years of Carolina Architecture

Updated edition of a seminal 1986 book celebrates the history of the beautiful UNC-Chapel Hill campus through the story of its buildings.


Leader in national intelligence teaching class about 9/11

Admiral Dennis Blair, former Director of National Intelligence, joins Peace, War and Defense curriculum faculty at Carolina.


Carolina ranked the third best public school in the nation by the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education

UNC-Chapel Hill ranked third among all public universities nationwide by the 2020 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings. Carolina also ranked 33rd among both public and private universities, putting it in the top 10% of all colleges across the United States.


Record 23 students awarded Fulbrights for global research and teaching

Twenty three students and recent graduates have been selected to receive the Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2019-2020 academic year, the highest number of recipients from UNC-Chapel Hill in one year.


Students play dress-up to bring joy to hospitalized children

Members of A Moment of Magic regularly transform into princesses or fairies, knights or comic book heroes to bring joy to a child in need. The group is part of a national non-profit that provides opportunities for college students to volunteer at children’s hospitals and social service institutions.


Two actors in PlayMakers "Native Son"

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents Nambi E. Kelley’s “Native Son”

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly opens its 2019/20 Mainstage season with Nambi E. Kelley’s powerful and heart-stopping adaptation of Richard Wright’s “Native Son”. Directed by Colette Robert, and featuring original music by G. Clausen, the production runs from September 11 to 29, 2019.