University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, also known as UNC, UNC Chapel Hill, the University of North Carolina, or simply Carolina, is a public research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. It is the flagship of the 17 campuses of the University of North Carolina system. The University of North Carolina was the first public university in the nation. In 1789, William Richardson Davie wrote the act that established the University. In 1793, he and fellow trustees laid the cornerstone of the first building, Old East. Students arrived in 1795, and UNC became the only public university to award degrees in the 18th century.
Their mission is to serve as a center for research, scholarship, and creativity and to teach a diverse community of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students to become the next generation of leaders.
Chapel Hill routinely ranks as one of the best college towns and best places to live in the United States — a reputation guided by the diverse social, cultural and professional opportunities that flow between the campus and town. From live music and eclectic dining to quiet trails and parks, discover more about Chapel Hill and neighboring Carrboro.
A world-class education is offered at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. They were names 1st among the 100 best U.S. Public Colleges and universities that offer students high-quality academics at an affordable price, according to Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine for the 17th time. Not to mention, numerous other awards such as 3rd best public university in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education rankings 2018, the 5th best public university in the U.S. News & World Report's 2018 "Best Colleges" guidebook for the 17th year.
October 1-2, 2018
Durham Convention Center