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Research from the Hive to the Lab
Native Narratives
UNC-Chapel Hill prepares to tell the story of the first people who lived in NC
A look at tax reform
President Spellings discusses implications of the tax reform proposal
Uncommon Threads
Students Start Business to Tackle Textile Waste

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Board of Governors December 2017 Meeting

The Board of Governors will meet on Friday, December 15, 2017, starting at 2:30 p.m. in the Board Room, Center for School Leadership Development, Chapel Hill.

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NC Teaching Fellows Program now accepting online applications

Students interested in pursuing a teaching career in the fields of science, technology, math or special education can now apply online for the North Carolina Teaching Fellows program. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina State University, Elon University and Meredith College will serve as hosts for the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program, beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. 

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Dr. Alison Morrison-Shetlar named acting Chancellor of Western Carolina University

CHAPEL HILL – University of North Carolina President Margaret Spellings announced today that Dr. Alison Morrison-Shetlar has been named acting Chancellor of Western Carolina University.

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