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Power of the mind
UNC Pembroke’s Bahr honored with Gardner
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Heidi Kelley: 2017 Board of Governors Excellence
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UNC-Pembroke’s Bahr named 2017 O. Max Gardner winner by UNC Board of Governors

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The University of North Carolina announced that Ben Bahr, the William C. Friday Chair and Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, is the recipient of the 2017 Oliver Max Gardner Award.

Board of Governors May 2017 Meeting

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors holds board meeting on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Center for School Leadership Development building in Chapel Hill.

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Public Comment Session Regarding a Proposed Policy Change on Centers and Institutes

The public attended a public comment session on litigation initiated and handled by centers and institutes at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law, including its Center for Civil Rights, and the North Carolina Central University School of Law on May 11.  

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President Spellings releases statement on NCAA decision to return championship events to NC

“We're pleased the NCAA is bringing championship play back to North Carolina and we eagerly await the return of these games. These events are great opportunities to showcase remarkable student athletes, provide an arena for fans to celebrate our state’s proud tradition of collegiate sports, and spur economic activity across our communities and the state. ... "


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