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Carolina fans lead chant for ESPN's Stuart Scott
College students inside the Dean Smith Center honored one of their own at North Carolina's version of Midnight Madness on Friday, chanting "Get well, Stu" for ESPN anchor Stuart Scott...

Global Rankings place UNC 46th among the top world universities
Recognized once again as one of the leading global public research universities, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 46th among the top universities in the world, up one spot from last year. It was 12th among U.S...

Carolina Covenant marks 10 years
Now in its 10th year at UNC, Carolina Covenant has helped nearly 2,500 students earn a degree without little or no debt. The program awards eligible students – those who fall below 200 percent of the poverty standard – a...

The best of times: the “Golden Era” at UNC (1945-1950)
Most UNC alumni consider their time in Chapel Hill as the best. I grew up in North Carolina during the late 1940s and early ‘50s and I remember that period as being the best. Many at Carolina, however, describe...

Carolina research-award total climbs, totals almost $800 million
Faculty from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill brought in $792.7 million in research contracts and grants in fiscal 2014, up $14.9 million from a total of $777.8 million in fiscal 2013. “Carolina’s research excellence continues to drive...

UNC Physics Professor Proves Black Holes Don't Exist
By merging two seemingly conflicting theories, Laura Mersini-Houghton, a physics professor at UNC-Chapel Hill in the College of Arts and Sciences, has proven, mathematically, that black holes can never come into being in the first place. The work not only...

Former UNC professor, Carolina Covenant coordinator Fred Clark remembered for benevolence, devotion
Fred Clark didn’t want his memorial to be a somber occasion. He requested that it be happy, joyous and filled with music — and that is what he got. “The service did him justice — it was definitely (Fred’s style),”...

The 10 best team colors in college football: 2. North Carolina (Carolina blue and white)
UNC’s sports teams have been outfitted in what became known as Carolina blue since the 19th century. Former Tar Heel Michael Jordan loves the shade so much that his private jet has a Carolina blue paint job...

UNC journalism school ranked 3rd
Creative course offerings like 'Voice and Diction' and 'Blogging, Smart Mobs, and We the Media' demonstrate UNC's focus on training the next generation. “Our faculty are constantly focused on what’s coming next,” junior Lincoln Pennington said. “The faculty really push...

Faith Hedgepeth's father: ‘Whenever silence comes around’
But nothing, not even the formidable faith that he says has fueled his recovery and deliverance from drugs, prepared Roland Hedgepeth to deal with what happened on September 7, two years ago. That’s the date his youngest daughter, 19-year-old Faith,...

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