- Faculty Support
Attract the World’s Best FacultyOur faculty produce outstanding work. They are devising new ways to curate data, connect people with the information they need and educate students. To maintain this standard of research, public service and teaching, we must continue to attract and retain world-class faculty. Strong faculty attract strong students—and build a better school to work toward a better world.
- Student Support
Maximize the Student ExperienceOur students are extraordinary. As we help them develop their gifts and chart their professional paths, they inspire us and challenge us to maintain our tradition of excellence. To remain a top-tier program and attract the best students from diverse backgrounds, we must offer more student support and augment our programs and facilities so we can continue providing extraordinary learning opportunities and experiences.
“This notion that we’re all part of something larger really does imbue the way that we work, and it’s a very special culture that exists here."
“UNC and SILS gave me a stellar education and opportunities to expand in ways that I hadn’t imagined"
We are grounded in a responsibility to expand access to information for people throughout the world, promoting informed communities and educated citizens.
The internet grows ever more vital as an information source, and yet it's unavailable to most of the world's population.
Health information and data can often be dense and hard to understand, meaning that it runs the risk of misinterpretation.
When communities don’t have access to accurate information about preventing and treating disease, the void tends to be filled by rumors and websites