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UNC receives $180 million to aid global health
UNC-Chapel Hill received the second largest award in school history with a $180 million grant to study ways to improve health and well-being in developing countries. Specifically, the university’s Carolina Population Center received the five-year award for its Monitoring and...

Breadmen’s: 40 years of feeding people
Years of Tar Heel sports posters and long strings of Carolina blue Christmas lights are highlights of the decor. My wife and I hosted our post-wedding breakfast there. After 40 years, Breadmen’s is a multi-generational institution. Co-owner Roy Piscitello says...

UNC gets millions in federal funding to expand solar energy research
The Energy Frontier Research Center for Solar Fuels (EFRC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received $10.8 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Basic Energy Sciences to advance emerging solar energy technologies and to...

UNC-Chapel Hill gives Ringo Starr a plaque—and a hat
On Sunday, Mark Katz, the chairman of UNC-Chapel Hill's music department, helped secure a Carolina-blue mortarboard to the head of the man who sang “Yellow Submarine.” Ringo Starr, in town to play a show that evening at DPAC with his All-Starr Band, arrived...

UNC senior Harris Pharr remembered for his passion
Micaela Percy thought her time went too fast. After meeting Harris Pharr in April, Percy, a UNC junior, said they spoke everyday and began dating. “It happened so fast,” Percy said. “We just both knew that we were each other’s,...

Carolina Inn Among 10 Best Hotel Porches in the U.S.
The historic Carolina Inn, built in 1924, is located on UNC's campus and is a member of the Historic Hotels of America. The Inn has long been a genteel gathering place for students, faculty, and the community, and many of...

Speaker Ban Roiled UNC-Chapel Hill Campus
On June 25, 1963, on the last day of the session, the General Assembly rushed through the Speaker Ban law. The bill, formally known as Act to Regulate Visiting Speakers, prohibited speeches on state campuses by members of the Communist...

UNC education school receives largest gift in its history
In 1954, Donald Tarbet showed innovative tendencies when he developed educational courses for the newly established UNC-TV at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Now, 60 years later, a $3 million endowment in honor of the former faculty...

UNC student found dead in Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill police said a student at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill was found dead Thursday. Police would not confirm the identity of the body found until the next of kin was notified. In a release, the UNC...

UNC ranked highly among North Carolina colleges in education school rankings
In a report issued Tuesday, the National Council on Teacher Quality included Elon’s undergraduate elementary education program and the graduate secondary education programs at UNC-CH among its top-ranked national programs...

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