Although Quinn Matney’s false police report was a serious matter that resulted in misdemeanor charges, campus police said false reports do not occur frequently and do not present a major problem. A potentially greater concern is an issue at the heart of Matney’s lie — self-mutilation.
With the click of a mouse, senior Kaitlyn Jongkind exposed a group of Cherokee Native Americans to the Internet, expanding their world — and giving them a link to modern medicine.
With an increasingly uncertain economy, many students are looking for an extra competitive edge. Internships are becoming a major catalyst in job searches.
Bryan Roth came to UNC’s Department of Pharmacology from Case Western in 2006, and has since presided over a research lab known for its work with psychoactive drugs. Last month, he won the 2011 PhRMA Foundation Award in Excellence for Pharmacology/Toxicology for his achievements.
Thirteen years after the UNC campus featured prominently in the motion picture “Patch Adams,” the real thing arrived at the Student Union and the Medical Biomolecular Research Building.
Six UNC undergraduates will tackle independent research projects this summer as 2011 Burch Fellows.
Countries in need — and the groups that want to help them — have a friend in Dennis Whittle. Whittle, a leader in social entrepreneurship, spoke at the Campus Y on Thursday about how aspiring students can use their skills to promote social, economic or environmental change. Whittle is a former UNC student and Morehead Scholar and is the co-founder of GlobalGiving, which connects charities and donors with social improvement projects to ensure that they receive necessary funding.
In an attempt to streamline its operations, the academic advising department expanded its walk-in hours. The move Tuesday, which allows students to speak with an adviser without an appointment from 10 a.m.
James Joyce’s poetry is more than a century old, but it came to life Thursday afternoon in Wilson Library. Michael Suarez, the director of the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia and a Jesuit priest, recited segments from Joyce’s collection of poetry titled “Chamber Music.” He also introduced the audience to samples of his own poetry. Suarez’s seminar was the first in the “Poets in Person and on the Page” lecture series.
Fusing medieval art with gory blockbuster hits like “Psycho,” English and comparative literature professor Shayne Legassie looked not to the fright value of modern horror films but rather their literary value.