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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pharmacy closes, but Sutton’s Drug Store remains
When John Woodard told customers the pharmacy in Sutton’s Drug Store was closing down, he got a lot of concern that the entire store would...

UNC Alum Sallie Krawcheck: The Woman Who Took On Wall Street
Sallie Krawcheck knows a thing or two about risk. Sure, she’s been successful. Krawchek’s one of the rare women who has scaled the granite...

Stuart Scott to be Honored with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at 2014 ESPYS
It may be his unique style and flashy vocabulary that make Stuart Scott one of sports’ most recognizable broadcasters, but it is his unbreakable spirit...

Civil Rights Act spurred rise of ‘the university of the people’
As of August 2013, of the 3,319 members of Carolina’s fulltime permanent faculty, only 168 – or 5 percent – are African-American, she said, and...

Retired UNC Professor Remembers D-Day
Retired Carolina professor Michael Berkut planned to spend much of Friday at home, relaxing in his easy chair. It’s a state of mind that couldn’t...

Quintiles, spin-off company from UNC, makes Fortune 500 list
Durham-based Quintiles has been named to the Fortune 500 list of the largest U.S. companies by revenue. The biopharmaceutical services company was No. 486 on...

Woody Durham’s ‘Carolina Kids Classic’ Charitable, Star-Studded
The 26th annual Carolina Kids Classic featured former Carolina basketball stars, Head Football Coach Larry Fedora and of course, charity tournament founder Woody Durham teeing...

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