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An Unprecedented Class

October 20, 2020

The entering class of 2020 reflects the diversity and strengths of students facing a first semester like no other. The University welcomed 5,303 students as the entering class of 2020 for an unprecedented first semester. The 4,444 first-year and 859 … Continued

Somos Carolina. We Are Carolina.

October 15, 2020

As Latinx Heritage Month comes to an end on Oct. 15, five Carolina employees with heritages and traditions from different countries tell their stories. One risked prison by defecting to the U.S. One immigrated with two children and $150 in … Continued

Asian American Center Comes to Carolina, Virtually

September 8, 2020

Thursday is a big day for Asian Americans at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. That’s when the University’s largest ethnic community opens its long-awaited Asian American Center, with a director, a website, online programming and a $5 … Continued

HIV and Coronavirus

July 2, 2020

David Margolis knows viruses. He has spent his career working to eradicate the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS. The Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology at the UNC School of Medicine, Margolis directs … Continued

Focus Carolina Special Edition: Michael Emch

June 29, 2020

Michael Emch is W.R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of epidemiology in the Gillings School of Global Public Health and geography and a fellow at the Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research focuses … Continued

Focus Carolina Special Edition: Benjamin Mason Meier

June 8, 2020

Benjamin Mason Meier is an associate professor in global health policy who works in the UNC department of public policy in the College of Arts & Sciences and in the department of health policy and management in the Gillings School … Continued

Excavating the Past to Serve the Future

June 2, 2020

Even after 50 years in the field as an archaeologist, Steve Davis still considers a Native American cooking jar he unearthed as a Carolina undergraduate in 1973 the most important find of his career. The artifact is now one of … Continued