Faculty: Where Groundbreaking Meets Life-Changing

Carolina has been at the forefront of research and discovery for centuries in large part because of our world-class faculty. We bring the best of the best to Chapel Hill and cultivate a collaborative, interdisciplinary and supportive environment conducive to creating new knowledge and discovering life-changing solutions.

    Faculty Support Funding Priorities

    Explore Stories

    Whitmore looks out over the field site.
    Environment

    A Project of Her Own

    PhD student Kriddie Whitmore’s research in the Andes

    Librarian holding the Highlander video tape.
    Research

    Fire Fighters

    When an arsonist tried to destroy a storied social justice center, the staff at Wilson Library made sure its archive would live on.

    Martin Brinkley (left) and Gregory Characklis (center) are named Kenan Distinguished Professors and Chris Clemens (right) is named a Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Convergent Science in the College of Arts & Sciences.
    Faculty Support

    Recognizing Outstanding Professors

    Carolina names 68 distinguished professors.

    Doctor showing patient an x-ray of teeth.
    Research

    Improving Patient Care

    FDA clears new 3D dental x-ray device based on UNC research.

    Noel Brewer smiling headshot
    Faculty Support

    A Prestigious Professorship

    Noel Brewer named Distinguished Professor in Public Health at UNC Gillings School.

    UNC students visiting UNC-Malawi Program
    Donor

    Endowing Excellence

    African, African American and diaspora studies department celebrates its first endowment.