Active Minds at Carolina on Polk Place on Monday as the first mental health student organization to participate in Mental Health Mondays created by student government.

Mental Health Monday campaign aims to promote student wellness year-round

On Monday, the Active Minds at Carolina and To Write Love on Her Arms clubs set up booths in Polk Place in observance of World Suicide Prevention Day. The two groups want students to know about all the mental health resources available on campus. 


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Photo courtesy of Ross Boyce, studying malaria.

Off-campus work-study jobs seeming harder to get, and keep, after payment changes

Senior Morgan Holder is in love with her work-study job at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. In a world of unpaid internships and menial jobs with long hours, students like Holder look to get paid doing what they love. For many students, work study offers a unique way to make livable wages and gain experience in fields related to their interests. But new changes to salaries is disincentivizing employers from taking on work-study students. So what's worth more: student experience or cutting costs?


UNC ranks 30th worldwide among all universities

We just keep getting better — literally. We checked.  UNC-Chapel Hill has been ranked 30th in the world in the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities by the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, moving up three slots from last year's 33rd ranking. Out of public universities in the United States, UNC is ranked ninth.