Faculty Support

Passing Opportunity Forward

We create an informed, engaged and scholarly citizenry.

We create an informed, engaged and scholarly citizenry.

We create an informed, engaged and scholarly citizenry. Every year is an opportunity to provide professional development and growth opportunities for students who are looking to find success in the library sciences.

The coveted Carolina Academic Library Associates Program (CALA) attracts applicants from across the nation. The CALA provides full tuition, health insurance, mentoring and work assignments within the University Libraries to eight graduate students each year in the UNC School of Information and Library Sciences. This program is a paid, practice-based graduate experience that introduces students to academic librarianship and the culture of the profession. It prepares students directly for their first job in the field.

By cultivating a close relationship between student and faculty and creating room for students to grow and learn, we can pass the best practices in our field to the next generation of librarians.

University Libraries

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Global Impact

The Benefits of Being Uncomfortable

For more than 100 years, Carolina’s Institute for the Study of the Americas (ISA), one of the first educational centers in the United States dedicated exclusively to the study of Latin America, has been dedicated to preparing tomorrow’s leaders.

Student Support

A Global Guarantee

Carolina is among the nation’s leading institutions for students studying abroad, with 35 percent doing so before graduating. The University offers 400 programs in more than 70 countries.

Entrepreneurship

Kickstarting a Carolina Law Entrepreneurship Program

"Clinical education geared to organizational clients is important to large numbers of our students."

Community

Developer of peer support specialist program has few peers

"...even when I could not do anything but listen...sometimes that’s all that is required."

Donor

Destination: 21st-century Asia

The 21st century belongs to Asia

Environment

Marsh Madness

"It's definitely tough...but it's worth it."