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Since the University’s first computer arrived in the 1950s, Carolina has been a place for research that enriches learning and prepares Tar 乐播传媒 for meaningful careers.

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Carolina鈥檚 nationally recognized teaching, groundbreaking research and dedication to public service continue a legacy that began when the University was chartered in 1789 and opened to students four years later.

  • 1stand only public university in the United States to award degrees in the 18th century.
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