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Signature Initiatives

Signature Initiatives address issues and opportunities that emerge over the course of the campaign, leveraging our strengths to remain responsive to the times and needs of the people.

Campaign Funding Priorities

Signature Initiative Funding Priorities

Explore Stories


A Legend Immortalized

“It may be my name on the court, but it really honors all of them…”


A Home in the Arts

Art and Art History department mentors have challenged and prepared Sarah Elizabeth Cornejo to explore big questions.


A Home in the Sciences

In the University’s first new science department in 40 years, Ryan Fox’s nanocomposite research has major applications.

UNC - Chapel Hill

Paving the Way

“Such attention and support from Carolina set me on a career path of 36 years…”


The Gift of an Icon

A bad night’s sleep gave rise to Chapel Hill’s most recognizable hotel.


Digital Literacy for Digital Natives

A Carolina initiative provides powerful digital software tools to all students.