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FedEx Global Education Center celebrates 10 years

March 20, 2018

The 2017-2018 academic year marks the 10th anniversary of the FedEx Global Education Center. The diverse work of the units within the building makes a global impact here and abroad.

New book celebrates UNC student playwrights

October 3, 2017

Dana Coen, director of UNC’s Writing for the Screen and Stage minor in the department of communication, recently discussed the program and Twenty-Five Short Plays: Selected Works from The University of North Carolina Long Story Shorts Festival, 2011-2015, published by UNC Press in September.

Opening doors, emboldening dreams

October 3, 2017

The Oct. 6 public launch of the University’s comprehensive campaign, The Campaign for Carolina, hopes to similarly inspire Carolina alumni and friends to support transformative initiatives that advance the mission and vision of the College of Arts & Sciences under Dean Kevin Guskiewicz.

PlayMakers, dramatic art celebrate $12 million gift

September 29, 2017

Joan H. Gillings has committed the largest single gift ever to the performing arts at Carolina: the $12 million gift to PlayMakers Repertory Company and the department of dramatic art will significantly increase the University’s performing arts programming by expanding educational opportunities for students and enhancing performance and outreach offerings available to the community.

$3 million gift will benefit Honors Carolina

September 29, 2017

Peter Grauer, chair of worldwide media company Bloomberg L.P., served for more than 15 years as chair of the Honors Carolina Advisory Board. His recent $3 million gift commitment will endow the Peter T. Grauer Associate Dean for Honors Carolina Fund.

Confronting energy poverty in Southern Africa

September 29, 2017

The National Science Foundation recently awarded a $4.8 million grant to UNC-Chapel Hill to help researchers study how to alleviate energy poverty in Southern Africa.


September 29, 2017

Happy Birthday to the Institute of Marine Sciences, which turns 70 this year! In honor of the celebration, we share a photo of graduate student Fiorenza Micheli studying sustainable fisheries with marine scientist Charles “Pete” Peterson.