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Global Rankings place UNC 46th among the top world universities
Recognized once again as one of the leading global public research universities, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 46th among the top...

Carolina Covenant marks 10 years
Now in its 10th year at UNC, Carolina Covenant has helped nearly 2,500 students earn a degree without little or no debt. The program awards...

The best of times: the “Golden Era” at UNC (1945-1950)
Most UNC alumni consider their time in Chapel Hill as the best. I grew up in North Carolina during the late 1940s and early ‘50s...

Carolina research-award total climbs, totals almost $800 million
Faculty from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill brought in $792.7 million in research contracts and grants in fiscal 2014, up $14.9 million...

UNC Physics Professor Proves Black Holes Don't Exist
By merging two seemingly conflicting theories, Laura Mersini-Houghton, a physics professor at UNC-Chapel Hill in the College of Arts and Sciences, has proven, mathematically, that...

Former UNC professor, Carolina Covenant coordinator Fred Clark remembered for benevolence, devotion
Fred Clark didn’t want his memorial to be a somber occasion. He requested that it be happy, joyous and filled with music — and that...

The 10 best team colors in college football: 2. North Carolina (Carolina blue and white)
UNC’s sports teams have been outfitted in what became known as Carolina blue since the 19th century. Former Tar Heel Michael Jordan loves the shade...

UNC journalism school ranked 3rd
Creative course offerings like 'Voice and Diction' and 'Blogging, Smart Mobs, and We the Media' demonstrate UNC's focus on training the next generation. “Our faculty...

Faith Hedgepeth's father: ‘Whenever silence comes around’
But nothing, not even the formidable faith that he says has fueled his recovery and deliverance from drugs, prepared Roland Hedgepeth to deal with what...

UNC professor emeritus William Leuchtenburg interviewed in PBS Roosevelts series
Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor will be the most recognizable figures in “The Roosevelts: An Intimate Portrait” as it airs on PBS this week, but viewers...

UNC ranked 3rd among most economically diverse colleges
To measure top colleges’ efforts on economic diversity, The Upshot calculated a College Access Index, based on the share of freshmen in recent years who...

Writing with Integrity: A Free Lesson for Dan Kane and Andrew Carter
The reason we have a problem with the N&O's reporting is because, as educated readers, most of us expect integrity and verification from journalists. However,...

Binding a new generation to this place
When North Carolina native Charles Kuralt joined President Bill Clinton in a packed Kenan Stadium to celebrate Carolina’s bicentennial in October 1993, the words he...

UNC Ranked Among Top-5 Public Colleges & Universitites
University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill is a public institution that was founded in 1789. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 18,370. UNC--Chapel Hill's ranking...

Students mourn former UNC professor Fred Clark
He would wake up at 4 a.m. just to respond to students’ emails. He knew all of his students’ names. Above all else, he cared...

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