Month: August 2016

‘A commitment to be the absolute best’

Students aren’t the only ones gearing up for the fall semester – or moving in on campus. Like many of the new Tar Heels arriving in Chapel Hill this week, chemistry professor Frank Leibfarth is learning his way around, unpacking boxes and settling into his new role at Carolina,

THINKposium 2016 explores the ‘lived experience’

After a summer of heightened racial unrest nationally, and on the verge of the return of 22,000 undergraduates to UNC-Chapel Hill, about 400 faculty and staff members gathered at the Friday Center on Aug. 17 to discuss the timely topic of diversity.

The next step

This fall, Columbia, Maryland, native Jared Richards will begin a new phase of his budding scientific career as he arrives at UNC-Chapel Hill as a first-year biology student and member of the Chancellor’s Science Scholars in the College of Arts and Sciences.