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Tenure and Racial Tension: Q&A with Professor Patricia Matthew

(09/19/17 10:51pm)

Patricia Matthew, associate professor of English at Montclair State University and author of the recently published book "Written/Unwritten," visited Chapel Hill on Tuesday to host a lecture on “Diversity in the Public Arena.” The lecture, hosted by the UNC Institute for the Arts and Humanities, was driven by the content of Matthew’s book and addressed the need for diversity and inclusion in university communities, particularly for faculty who are persons of color.  

UNC students united and outraged over DACA announcement

(09/18/17 11:46pm)

As the political climate in both the country and the University becomes more volatile, UNC students are continuing sight for their beliefs and make their voices heard. Last night a group of UNC students, bound by nothing except a common school and a passion for the rights of undocumented Americans, held a panel to discuss the consequences of the Trump administration’s decision to end DACA. 

Trump cuts education budget, reduces accountability measures for states

(03/27/17 8:55pm)

The Donald Trump administration took steps to shift policy in the Department of Education this month — proposing a $9 billion cut in federal spending and increasing state autonomy over education standards.President Donald Trump’s budget proposal shifts money into school choice programs and decreases funding for need-based college scholarships.