June 13, 2017
The UNC School of Media and Journalism has a new banner in its future after winning its third straight Hearst national championship — often called the Pulitzer of college journalism. And, for the first time...Read More
April 25, 2017
The University has received an $877,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that will enable the Southern Historical Collection to further develop its transformative model for community-driven archives. In addition to several community archiving...Read More
April 3, 2017
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has named Carolina sophomore Scott Emmons and junior Sarah Miller as 2017 Goldwater Scholars. Joshua Gray, a junior, was awarded an honorable mention. The scholarship provides...Read More
More than 500 spectators, volunteers and hospital employees plan to crowd into UNC’s Fetzer Gym on Feb. 24 to witness more than 850 student dancers from UNC stay on their feet for 24 consecutive hours.
The 2006 Dance Marathon will be the culmination of a fundraising campaign that benefits the North Carolina Children’s Hospital.
Last year’s event raised nearly $185,000 to benefit the patients of the Children’s Hospital. Over its history, Dance Marathon has raised more than $800,000.
Dance Marathon, organized solely by UNC students, is one of the largest fundraisers for the Children’s Hospital.
Other campus groups participating this year include the Loreleis (sponsored by the GAA), the Achordants, Bhangra Elite, Inversions and varsity athletes from the women’s basketball team and the men’s soccer and field hockey teams.
This year’s event begins at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 and is scheduled to last for 24 hours.