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UNC students rally, 'speak back' to Wainstein report
Yesterday, more than one hundred students rallied at UNC to “speak back” to the Wainstein report. The stated mission of the rally was to challenge the media’s vilification of the African, African American and Diaspora Studies (AAAD) department and to...

Carolina 32nd in U.S. News and World Report global rankings
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 32nd among the world’s top 500 research universities, according to the inaugural U.S. News and World Report “Best Global Universities” rankings. UNC is tied with the University of Melbourne for 32nd...

Three receive Distinguished Young Alumni Awards
Two founders of international nonprofits and a military officer have been honored with Distinguished Young Alumni Awards by the General Alumni Association of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Rajesh Panjabi of Morrisville, Callie Brauel of Chapel...

Research at UNC-Chapel Hill fuels North Carolina's innovation economy
At UNC Chapel Hill, research is big business. Thanks to strategic investments by the General Assembly in facilities, labs and infrastructure, annual research awards have risen from $249 million in 1996 to nearly $800 million. Today, Carolina ranks 11th in...

Comedian Lewis Black still making 'em laugh
Lewis Black can't help but look back and laugh. While discussing Robin Williams' tragic demise and the state of America, the charmingly cranky comic may have hit it right on the head when trying to define that most elusive of...

Video: Caleb Pressley at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
On this week's episode of "Coaching with Caleb Pressley", Dr. Justin Yopp takes Caleb on a tour of the Comprehensive Cancer Support Program at the UNC Lineberger Cancer Center...

Emmy Awards honor 4 UNC grads
Two pairs of UNC graduates took home Emmy awards at the 35th annual awards show this year for their work with The Guardian and National Public Radio. Gabriel Dance, Feilding Cage, Joshua Davis and Nacho Corbella won Emmys at the...

Marching Tar Heels To Play National Anthem For Goody's 500
From presidential inaugurations to Final Fours, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Marching Tar Heels have performed nearly everywhere; everywhere except Martinsville Speedway. That is, until now...

Carolina Honors Five Alumni to Mark University Day
University Day 2014 was highlighted with the presentation of Distinguished Alumna and Alumnus Awards to five alumni. The award recognition, a practice begun by the faculty in 1971, recognizes alumni who have made outstanding contributions to humanity...

The University of the People
When William Richardson Davie laid the cornerstone at Old East on Oct. 12, 1793, it marked the beginning of what alumnus Charles Kuralt would famously call “the University of the people.” That’s why, since 1877, UNC has recognized October 12...

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