UNC Chapel Hill

About UNC Chapel Hill

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was the nation’s first state university to open its doors and the only public university to award degrees in the 18th century. Authorized by the N.C. Constitution in 1776, the University was chartered by the N.C. General Assembly Dec. 11, 1789, the same year George Washington first was inaugurated as president. The cornerstone was laid for Old East, the nation’s first state university building, Oct. 12, 1793. Hinton James, the first student, arrived from Wilmington, N.C., Feb. 12, 1795.



June 2020 - July 2020 Chapel Hill, NC
“I loved the resources the internship provided to prepare the students for graduate school. I also loved getting to read cases and learn more about genetics. Lastly, I loved getting to talk to professionals in the genetics field. ”

Mindfulness Study Researcher

May 2020 Chapel Hill, NC
“It was an amazing, close-knit team of four researchers that cared about the well-being of teens. I liked the meeting schedule (once a week Friday morning), the straightforwardness of the project, and support of the group.”
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