Spotlight

Time flies during move-in

Carolina begins the fall semester with a Week of Welcome. But here’s a view that lasts minutes, not days. This time-lapse video covers the start of the semester with 28 different scenes, from balconies at the top of Hinton James dorm to the bricks around the Old Well. Six staffers from UNC-Chapel Hill’s communications offices…

Convocation punctuates Week of Welcome

Carolina opened the fall 2014 semester with the New Student Convocation on Sunday evening with true Tar Heel pride – and some cutting-edge technology. Chancellor Carol L. Folt led the new-student mix of tradition and contemporary fun with a twist: she wore Google Glass loaned to her by Honors Carolina junior Pranati Panuganti, who uses her…

Andrew Brennen: Making student voices heard

NEW CLASS, NEW FACES: They’ve built schools around the world, published books, conducted research and apprenticed in family businesses. This year’s incoming first-year class of 3,988 enrollees at UNC, coming from as far away as Singapore and as close to home as Chapel Hill, features award-winning scientists, artists, champion athletes – and the recipient of…

Tanner Brittain: Building something new

NEW CLASS, NEW FACES: They’ve built schools around the world, published books, conducted research and apprenticed in family businesses. This year’s incoming first-year class of 3,988 enrollees at UNC, coming from as far away as Singapore and as close to home as Chapel Hill, features award-winning scientists, artists, champion athletes – and the recipient of…

Rimel Mwamba: ‘I want to give back’

NEW CLASS, NEW FACES: They’ve built schools around the world, published books, conducted research and apprenticed in family businesses. This year’s incoming first-year class of 3,988 enrollees at UNC, coming from as far away as Singapore and as close to home as Chapel Hill, features award-winning scientists, artists, champion athletes – and the recipient of…

Carlos Cordero: ‘A degree that matters’

NEW CLASS, NEW FACES: They’ve built schools around the world, published books, conducted research and apprenticed in family businesses. This year’s incoming first-year class of 3,988 enrollees at UNC, coming from as far away as Singapore and as close to home as Chapel Hill, features award-winning scientists, artists, champion athletes – and the recipient of…

Eight million & going strong

The earliest records of North Carolina history come not from books, but from the ground on which we live. The things left behind by the state’s first inhabitants tell the tales of previous cultures.

MBA students build bikes, team spirit

The morning started with a lecture by a business school professor, as most mornings will start once the latest 282 incoming full-time MBA students begin taking classes at Carolina later this month. But Tuesday’s orientation session at the Blue Zone at Kenan Stadium also included a wacky game to remember the 13 colonies, frequent shouts…