June 27, 2018
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights has found that the University failed to respond promptly to some sexual assault and sexual harassment complaints because staff were not adequately trained to do so...Read More
Jan. 22, 2018
The University has named Jonathan Pruitt, who was chief financial officer for the UNC System, as vice chancellor for finance and operations. Pruitt succeeds Matthew M. Fajack, who has held the position for three and...Read More
June 14, 2017
In a landmark study, UNC School of Medicine researchers have shown that blood glucose testing does not offer a significant advantage in blood sugar control or quality of life for type 2 diabetes patients who...Read More
To help the campus community remain safe, both on and off campus, Carolina is providing an app that turns cellphones into personal safety devices. The Rave Guardian Campus Safety App, a joint initiative between Student Affairs and the Department of Public Safety, is available to students, faculty and staff at no cost.
With the app, people can create an online safety network where they can check in with family, friends and public safety officers. Features allow users to:
Carolina is the first college or university in North Carolina to use Rave Guardian. The app can be downloaded on Apple and Android devices. Once the app is downloaded and people have created their profiles, their cellphones will display “UNC Guardian.”
The University has used other Rave Mobile Safety products for several years. Rave Alert sends text messages and emails through Alert Carolina; Rave Guardian allows people to create an online safety network; and Smart911 allows faculty, staff and students to create their safety profiles.