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Return to Full In-Person Schedule Fall '21


UNC offers more than 200 undergraduate, graduate, extended campus and online programs, designed to help you pursue your goals and find your path with expert faculty, outstanding resources and hands-on educational experiences.

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Research at UNC

Dust Leads to Weaker Storms

Associate Professor of Meteorology David Lerach, Ph.D., observed agitated dust studied its potential influences on an outbreak of tornadic thunderstorms in Texas.

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Novel Toxins in Snake Venom

Professor of Biology Steve Mackessy, Ph.D.,and his colleagues, identified two toxins in the venom of a species of snake that affect prey differently.

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Challenges of Custodial Grandmothers

Assistant professor in Applied Statistics and Research Methods, William Merchant, Ph.D., studied over 340 custodial grandmothers to look at parenting and disciplinary practices.

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450 Arts Events Annually

UNC offers world-class art exhibitions, theatre productions and music performances reflecting our nationally-ranked arts programs and vibrant arts community.

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17 NCAA Division I Sports

The program has produced 31 individual national champions, three national players-of-the-year, two team national champions, well over 400 All-Americans and more than 40 CoSIDA Academic All-Americans.

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