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UNC’s Research Exceeds $1 Billion Annually for First Time

May 3, 2018

UNC has surpassed, for the first time, $1 billion in annual research expenditures, according to the nation’s annual Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) survey. This news continues UNC-Chapel Hill’s decade-long rise as one of the world’s top universities for … Continued

Min Yang named Schwarzman Scholar

May 3, 2018

Min Yang, a 2015 graduate of UNC, has been selected for the Schwarzman Scholars program, an elite China-based scholarship modeled after the Rhodes Scholarship and founded by Blackstone co-founder and CEO Stephen A. Schwarzman. This innovative master’s degree program supports … Continued

Need-based scholarships honor Bridge Builders

May 2, 2018

Chancellor Carol L. Folt has named 20 scholarships for “Bridge Builders,” individuals whose work, advocacy and personal example helped forge a more inclusive, unified and aspirational Carolina community. The need-based scholarships will recognize people who helped unite and strengthen the Carolina … Continued

An investment in people

May 2, 2018

With a $10 million gift from the John William Pope Foundation that will support a combination of core areas where Carolina excels, the University is continuing to invest in education, research and service that will benefit North Carolinians for many … Continued

$1 million Edge for Carolina students

May 2, 2018

Big Ten Conference Commissioner James Edward Delany and his family have given a $1 million to the Carolina Edge initiative, with $750,000 benefiting the Carolina Covenant and $250,000 to support law school students. Delany may be commissioner of the Big … Continued

Greetings from the chair

April 28, 2018

As this academic year and my term as the chair of ACRED come to a close, I thought it would be a good time to reflect on all of the positive things happening on campus and beyond.