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Does college make good citizens?

Is the type of person who would opt to go to college naturally more inclined to be a good citizen? Or is it the college experience itself that helps make the person a good citizen?

Tar Heels on a bus

Heels on a bus

Tar Heel Bus Tour showcases Carolina’s partnerships across the state.

Clean water for all

Clean water for all

Professor Theo Dingemans and the Sustainable Access to Clean Water Creativity Hub are changing the way water is made safe for populations around the world.

A researcher at the Gfeller Center places dark glasses on a study participant.

Concussion care on the front lines

A current multidisciplinary initiative led by Carolina’s Jason Mihalik is tracking neurological function in elite warfighters. In August 2008, high school athlete Matthew Gfeller sustained a fatal traumatic brain injury during his first varsity football game. One year later, Matthew’s family and friends turned their grief into hope by funding the creation of the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain … Read more


Legant named 2019 Packard Fellow

Wesley Legant of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the UNC School of Medicine is one of 22 early-career scientists and engineers who will each receive $875,000 over five years from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to pursue their research.

100 Plays of Ray sign

100 Plays of Ray

Ray Dooley will mark his 100th production at PlayMakers Repertory Company with Dairyland (Oct. 16-Nov. 3) — a remarkable feat of longevity by one of the company’s most beloved actors.

Interim Dean Terry Rhodes at University Day celebrations.

‘Service to the state’ theme threads through University Day

During the annual University Day ceremony at Memorial Hall, Carolina celebrated its founding and its mission to serve the state.

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