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UNC To Name Smith Center Floor After Roy Williams

UNC To Name Smith Center Floor After Roy Williams

UNC basketball coach Roy Williams' teams will now play on a court at home that dons his name. CHAPEL HILL – The University of North Carolina is nam…

Carolina Women Supporting Carolina Girls

Carolina Women Supporting Carolina Girls

Alumni Camille and Rachel McGirt launched an organization to help North Carolina girls build self-esteem and healthy habits, supported by women across campus. By Emilie Poplet…

Eyeing the hurricanes

Press the play button to see how Carolina researchers have developed a leading tool for forecasting storm surge and coastal flooding during hurricanes. By Aaron Moger, Univers…

Celebrating five decades in the air

Press the play button to see how pilots from UNC Air Operations help health care professionals meet with patients anywhere in North Carolina from the mountains to the coast. B…

Carolina tops ACC public universities in Academic Progress Rates

Carolina tops ACC public universities in Academic Progress Rates

Carolina tops ACC public universities in Academic Progress Rates recognitions The five men's and five women's teams from Carolina that are being honored this year include men's…

Marsh Madness

Marsh Madness

North Carolina’s marshes continue to fragment every day. Shelby Ziegler attempts to rebuild them by gathering data from the healthy wetlands that remain — a feat she o…

How this UNC grad plans to elect more veterans to Congress

How this UNC grad plans to elect more veterans to Congress

Rye Barcott of Charlotte, a 2001 graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, will give the commencement address Sunday at his alma mater. Barcott served in the Marines for five …

Student-run thrift shop creates a less-is-more solution

UNC-Chapel Hill's first student-run thrift shop is creating a better way to reduce the waste that occurs on campus each year while encouraging socially responsible consumerism. …

New paradigm adds a ‘fourth trimester’ to transform care for new mothers

A study by UNC-Chapel Hill researchers recommends enhancing attentiveness to the individual needs of new mothers and transforming postpartum care from a single encounter to an ongo…