Blog: Chapel Hill Higher Education

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 01:48 PM

Comcast VP speaking Tuesday at UNC

A Comcast Corp. executive is appearing at a media-law colloquium at UNC Tuesday evening.


Mar. 23, 2015 @ 01:43 PM

Group taps UNC prof as new leader

A Kenan-Flagler Business School professor is the new president of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 02:12 PM

Charity golf tournament set for Finley

UNC's business school is hosting a charity golf tournament to help local nonprofits.


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 01:45 PM

Planetarium gets $1M gift

The Burrough Wellcome Fund donates money to help the N.C. Science Festival.


Mar. 15, 2015 @ 01:36 PM

Conference focuses on food

UNC is hosting a two-day conference on the "local-gobal food nexus."


Mar. 14, 2015 @ 01:29 PM

Special-forces general speaking at UNC

The lieutenant general who leads the U.S. Army's Special Operations Command is delivering keynote remarks on March 17 at a research presentation.


Mar. 13, 2015 @ 01:13 PM

Biz school holding "alternative investments" conference

UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School is hosting a forum for equity- and hedge-fund investors in late April.


Mar. 11, 2015 @ 06:18 PM

Biology prof appointed to conservation board

The former head of the N.C. Botanical Garden is joining the state board that regulates the protection of rare plants.


Mar. 10, 2015 @ 01:35 PM

Author to give public reading

Terry Tempest Williams is visiting UNC for events March 23-25.


Mar. 10, 2015 @ 01:28 PM

Nature Conservancy boss to speak at UNC

UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School is sponsoring a talk by The Nature Conservancy's Mark Tercek.


Mar. 09, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Aluma receives Luce Scholars fellowship

A 2012 UNC graduate will receive foundation funding to work a year in Asia.


Mar. 09, 2015 @ 02:58 PM

UNC biz-school students launching new investment fund

Masters students and undergraduates in UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School are setting up a $250,000 investment fund that will follow "socially responsible" investment principles.



Aug. 05, 2014 @ 12:45 PM

Letters to the Editor, August 6

  • Say no to meat, dairy
  • Violent video games

Jun. 18, 2014 @ 03:02 PM

Retired teacher pledges gift to UNC for obesity fight

Esther Jones, a Durham native and retired teacher, has pledged $1.4 million to UNC Children's to establish a new professorship in the soon-to-be-established N.C. Children's Center for Obesity Research and Prevention at UNC.