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Video: Hark the Sound, narrated by Andy Griffith
One of North Carolina's most famous sons narrates this excerpt from the General Alumni Association's 1978 slideshow about our campus...

UNC Law School Mourns the Loss of Civil Rights Leader Julius Chambers '62
Julius Chambers ’62, civil rights leader, educator and founding director of the UNC Center for Civil Rights, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, after a decline...

Carolina in My Mind
So I mean no disrespect when I say this, but I have never in my life heard “The Old North State.” James Taylor’s “Carolina in...

Hall of Fame baseball writer, UNC alum Peter Gammons plans website launch this week
Veteran baseball scribe Peter Gammons has partnered with Boston-based TruMedia Networks Inc. to create a new website based around his work, GammonsDaily.com. The online destination...

Faculty research funding increases to $777.8 million, up nearly $11 million
Faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill secured $777.8 million in research funding during fiscal 2013. That total is up nearly $11 million – 1.4 percent – from...

UNC Ranks No. 38 on Forbes' 2013 list of America's Top Colleges
Established in 1789, UNC-Chapel Hill is one of the three oldest universities in the country, the second largest university in the state, and one of...

UNC buildings still cleaning up after flood
Campus buildings affected by the record-breaking rainfall that flooded Chapel Hill June 30 are still undergoing repairs — forcing some students to change up their...

Chapel Hill flooding brings state disaster declaration
Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday issued a state disaster declaration for the flash flooding that struck the Chapel Hill area two weeks ago, freeing up...

The look seen around the world captures hearts
An advance in medical technology allowed a 3-year-old boy to hear the sound of his father’s voice for the first time. But it was the...

Video: Old Well Time Lapse
Watch the seasons change at UNC's Old Well over the course of a year in this time lapse video taken from the summer of 2012...

UNC-Chapel Hill a ‘Best Buy’ in Fiske Guide
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been named a “Best Buy” in the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Carolina is among 41...

Farewell to a Friend, Laura Rozo
During Holden’s time as Chancellor, we lost 25 students – some a great deal more publicly than others, but all just as painfully. I wish...

Mount Airy to Mayberry, Matlock to Manteo: A Look Back at Andy Griffith
Andy Griffith and Hugh Morton go back a long way. All the way back to 1953 when Morton needed an entertainer for a banquet...

Chapel Hill flooded from 'buckets' of rain on Sunday
An unsettled weather pattern that hung over central North Carolina produced showers and thunderstorms Sunday that dumped heavy rain on Durham, Orange and Chatham counties,...

Q&A with ESPN president, UNC alum John Skipper
Tall, thin and impeccably neat, Skipper abhors clutter. One of the only pictures on the wall is of Michael Jordan's winning jump shot against Georgetown...

Dad On Son Hearing For 1st Time: Thanks UNC Med.
The moment when three-year-old Grayson Clamp’s heard for the first time was captured on film and has since been embraced worldwide. Last month, thanks...

UNC Medicine Mourns Loss Of Two Respected Collegues
The UNC Health Care System is morning the loss of two respected and cherished doctors this week. Dr. Keith Amos, assistant professor of surgery, and...

Trial surgery at UNC Hospitals allows deaf toddler to hear first words
Auditory brain stem implants already have been available for adults. When the Clamps heard about an FDA-approved trial for children at the UNC Hospitals in...

UNC student Andrew Crabtree led a life full of character
Andrew Crabtree, a UNC sophomore, died Saturday after a two-and-a-half-year battle with synovial sarcoma, a rare form of cancer. He was 19. At the age...

Julia Nan, UNC student killed by falling tree, remembered for thoughtfulness
Friends and family are mourning the loss of Xuezhou Nan, who died from injuries after being hit by a falling tree on Franklin Street during...

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