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HBCU internship program provides valuable experience
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ECU launches international online educational doctorate
Pioneering the Future
Joint biomedical engineering program combines strengths of NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill Programs
Leaders throughout the system announce resolutions for 2017

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UNC announces first four recipients of Undergraduate Research Awards

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The University of North Carolina announced this week it has selected four teams as the recipients of Undergraduate Research Awards, granting $100,000 in funding to support projects that span nine UNC institutions.

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Board of Governors January 2017 Meeting

The UNC Board of Governors met in regular session at 9:30 a.m., Friday, January 13, 2017. View meeting materials and video archives.


Steve McKeand, professor of forestry and environmental resources at North Carolina State University, has devoted his long academic career to making the state greener – in both an ecological and economic sense. His long record of service inside and outside of the classroom has earned McKeand the James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service from the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.

Board of Governors December 2016 Meeting

The UNC Board of Governors met in regular session on Friday, December 2, 2016. Read the summary and view video archives.


The University of North Carolina’s 17 campuses share in its mission to discover, create, transmit and apply knowledge. More than 220,000 students are enrolled at 16 universities and the NC School of Science and Mathematics, the country’s first public residential high school for gifted students. Each year, we graduate more than 30,000 students from over 200 academic degree programs. Our graduates emerge as leaders, creators and researchers, prepared to connect with and give back to the communities that have supported UNC for more than two centuries.