University of North Carolina


Saunders-White Named Chancellor of North Carolina Central University

CHAPEL HILL, NC Feb. 8, 2013 – Debra Saunders-White, deputy assistant secretary for higher education programs in the U.S. Department of Education, has been elected chancellor of North Carolina Central University by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina. UNC President Tom Ross placed Saunders-White’s name […]


UNC School of the Arts: Spring Performance Calendar

  FEBRUARY FLETCHER OPERA INSTITUE: LA RONDINE 2/1/13 (Fri) and 2/5 (Tues) 7:30pm at Stevens Center 2/3/13 (Sun) 2pm at Stevens Center 405 West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC Tickets: $15 adults, $13 students and seniors 336-631-1212 www.uncsaevents.com Commedia lyrica in tre atti (Lyric comedy in three acts) / Sung in […]


Carolina Linebacker Darius Lipford Injures Knee

Chapel Hill, N.C. – University of North Carolina junior linebacker Darius Lipford injured his left ACL during a rehab session on Thursday, July 12, and will undergo reconstructive surgery that will require him to miss the 2012 season.   Lipford, a native of Lenoir, N.C., originally injured the knee in […]


Charlotte Bobcats Awarded Center Brendan Haywood Off Waivers

July 14, 2012 – Charlotte Bobcats President of Basketball Operations Rod Higgins announced today that the team has been awarded center Brendan Haywood off waivers from Dallas. Haywood was designated by the Mavericks as the team’s amnesty player.   An 11-year NBA veteran, the 7-0 Haywood has played in 733 […]


Summertime Slime: How to Prepare for and Prevent Summer Algae Blooms

Chapel Hill, NC – Summer in North Carolina. Time once again to think about boating, swimming, beach trips and … toxic algae blooms.   Anyone who remembers North Carolina’s ’87 red tide or the Pfiesteria hysteria of the late 1990s knows just how serious a problem algae blooms can be. […]


Statement of UNC President Tom Ross on the 2012-13 budget approved by the NC General Assembly

Chapel Hill, NC June 21, 2012 UNC President Tom Ross has offered the following statement on the 2012-13 state budget adopted today by the NC General Assembly:   “Given current economic realities, the 2012-13 state budget adopted today by the NC General Assembly is fair to the University of North […]


Barringer Resigns Seat on University of North Carolina Board of Governors

CHAPEL HILL – Cary attorney Brent D. Barringer has resigned his seat on the UNC Board of Governors, the policy-making body of the 17-campus University of North Carolina, effective June 20. In sharing his decision with University leaders and fellow Board members, he cited the need to devote more time […]


Federal $28.6-Million GEAR UP Grant to Provide College Access Services to Students and Families Statewide

CHAPEL HILL – The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the 17-campus University of North Carolina a seven-year, $28.6-million Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant to help significantly increase the number of North Carolina students who are prepared to pursue postsecondary education. As part of […]


NC INSPIRE Offers New Option for Alternative Teacher Certification

Now Seeking Applicants Interested in Teaching Math, Science, and Special Education   CHAPEL HILL, NC – College graduates who are interested in a teaching career but don’t have a degree in education now have a new fast-track option available. Through the North Carolina Innovative Statewide Program to Improve the Recruitment […]


Time,TV Networks Set For First Two Carolina Football Games

Chapel Hill, N.C. – North Carolina’s season opener vs. Elon on Saturday, Sept. 1, will kickoff at 12:30 p.m. and will be televised by the ACC Network. The following week, the Tar Heels travel to Winston-Salem for a 3 p.m. kickoff vs. Wake Forest. That game will be televised by […]