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More Professors Who Bring the Outside World In

We believe that a comprehensive education from a varied group of faculty helps students prepare for the real world. With this in mind, we will build a 21st-century Professor of the Practice program to ensure that students learn from top professionals in their fields so, upon graduation, they have both a network of support from practitioners as well as a clear view of the realities in their aspiring careers.

Faculty and Scholarship
    Arts Everywhere is an initiative to integrate the arts into the campus culture that Chancellor Carol L. Folt announced last July when she named Emil Kang to serve as Special Assistant to the Chancellor for the Arts. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

    Silver tsunami and how America is changing

    “Every state in this great nation is in the midst of an unprecedented demographic transformation.”

    James Johnson is leading the conversation on our nation’s demographic changes. Aging, color, regionalism and gender are a few of the trends he has identified that will have the potential to reshape our culture and much of our commerce.

    Johnson is the William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School and Director of the Urban Investment Strategies Center at the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.

    Watch the video above to hear Johnson’s entertaining and enlightening work, and click hereOpens in new window to learn more about his background.

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    Terry Rhodes

    Reimagining the Arts & Sciences For All Kind

    Terry Rhodes is a Carolina alumna, a proud parent of a recent Carolina graduate — and an internationally renowned singer. Now she is leading the oldest and largest school at UNC-Chapel Hill.

    Dean Angela Kashuba
    Leadership

    Focused on helping people live longer, healthier lives

    Renowned researcher and innovator in the fight against HIV/AIDS, Angela Kashuba is ready for a new challenge as dean of UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

    Research

    Minds meet hearts in the hunt for a cure

    Developing personalized treatments for cancer patients is more than a professional path for these UNC researchers; it’s a personal mission.

    Community

    Anita Brown-Graham Discusses NcIMPACT

    Anita Brown-Graham, professor of public law and government, describes how ncIMPACT works to resolve community challenges.

    Research

    A Deeper Understanding

    Reshaping the way we think about Judaism

    admiral Dennis Blair
    Faculty Support

    Leader in national intelligence teaching class about 9/11

    Admiral Dennis Blair joins Peace, War and Defense curriculum faculty at Carolina.