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First class

January 15, 2016

Hope Alfaro very nearly left college. After growing up in Valdese, N.C., earning her way to Carolina and working all the way to her junior year, she hit a roadblock that felt immovable. “You think you’re a good student in … Continued

Hill Hall undergoes $15 million renovation

January 14, 2016

Hill Hall, the historic heart of the music department in the College of Arts and Sciences at Carolina, closed in June 2015 to begin an expected 18-month, $15 million renovation. Work will center on improvements to Hill Hall’s rotunda and … Continued

Fund honors Coach Smith by opening doors

January 13, 2016

Shivani Chudasama discovered her passion for social work in a high school biology class in Charlotte, N.C., about five years ago. Then employed with Teach for America, Chudasama quickly realized she could better serve young people from outside of the … Continued

Patch could replace painful diabetes infections

January 12, 2016

Painful insulin injections could become a thing of the past for the millions of Americans who suffer from diabetes, thanks to the creation of a “smart insulin patch,” a new invention from researchers at UNC and N.C. State that detects … Continued

First Eshelman awards fuel transformative change

January 11, 2016

On Dec. 3, 2014, Carolina announced a $100 million commitment from Fred Eshelman to the Eshelman School of Pharmacy. The commitment is the largest from an individual in UNC history and the largest ever to a U.S. pharmacy school. It created … Continued

Partnership spurs economic development

January 11, 2016

The population of Shallotte, N.C., has grown by more than 150 percent in the last decade, but most people consider it little more than a “convenience stop” on their way to the beach. Thanks to a visionary local government, creative UNC … Continued

We did it together: Carolina sets fund-raising record!

August 26, 2015

Thanks to the tremendous generosity of our donors, Carolina received nearly $447 million in commitments in fiscal 2015. That marked our best year ever in fundraising. Coming from almost 69,000 donors, the gifts will support every corner of campus, from … Continued

Investing in Future Scholars

August 26, 2015

Now at a tech startup in Silicon Valley, Ananda Day ’14 credits much of her success to the Carolina Covenant. Like those who invested in her, Ananda is now investing in the success of future Tar Heels. Support the Carolina … Continued

The Arts Impact Life at UNC and Beyond

August 26, 2015

The performing arts are central to the academic mission and the life of a great public university. With the support of student fees and private donors to the Student Ticket Angel Fund, UNC students attend every Carolina Performing Arts performance … Continued

Tracking the Earth’s Heartbeat

August 26, 2015

In the winter of 2015, a team of researchers from UNC’s Department of Geological Sciences conducted research at the base of Llaima Volcano in Chile. Watch the full video here. The National Science Foundation funded this particular project, but you … Continued