May 27, 2021
The possibility of Nikole Hannah-Jones ’03 (MA) receiving a tenured faculty position in UNC’s Hussman School of Journalism and Media is back on the table. Members of the Board of Trustees, including the chair of...Read More
May 20, 2021
Nikole Hannah-Jones ’03 (MA), set to join UNC’s Hussman School of Journalism and Media in July as the Knight Chair in race and investigative journalism, has been granted a fixed five-year term as professor of...Read More
Twenty-four faculty members and teaching assistants have been named winners of Carolina’s 2019 University Teaching Awards. The University Committee on Teaching Awards, which oversees the selection process, encouraged students to nominate faculty and graduate teaching assistants for the awards. The committee specifically sought nominations with examples that display the nominees’ care for students, mentorship or effective use of classroom methods.
This year’s winners are:
Board of Governors’ Award for Excellence in Teaching (nominee)
Distinguished Teaching Awards for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction
Tanner Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Carlyle Sitterson Award for Teaching First-Year Students
Mentor Award for Lifetime Achievement
William C. Friday/Class of 1986 Award for Excellence in Teaching
Johnston Teaching Excellence Awards
Chapman Family Teaching Awards
Tanner Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Graduate Teaching Assistants
The recipients will be recognized during halftime of the men’s basketball game against Syracuse on Feb. 26. The awards banquet will be held April 8.