8/10/2015 7:03pm

A sign outside of Professor Altha Cravey's office displays a sign for "Hurston Hall." 

UNC administrators working to change signs policy

After geography professor Altha Cravey was asked to take down a “Hurston Hall” sign in her office in the newly renamed Carolina Hall Friday due to a strict policy regarding signs, administrators are examining that policy.

4/16/2015 12:14am

UNC students and faculty gathered in front of Wilson Library Wednesday afternoon to support higher wages for faculty and staff.

Adjunct faculty push for fair pay

There are the familiar faces of the worker’s rights movement: fast-food workers, health care workers, farmers. And there are the unexpected ones: university professors.

4/9/2015 1:15am

Brian Hogan wins Carolina Chiron Award

References to a broken scooter and a bag of shattered light bulbs were key parts of the lecture that Brian Hogan gave to a mix of students and faculty in Gerrard Hall on Wednesday. 

3/31/2015 11:53pm

Discussion on women in the workplace draws a crowd

Less than a week after a former housekeeper sued the University for a hostile work environment — in a lawsuit that detailed a sex-for-hire scandal in the department — 11 University groups brought in an expert to speak about ways women can work together to make workplaces more inclusive.

3/25/2015 12:31am

Andrew Reynolds

Q&A with UNC author Andrew Reynolds

Four years and three drafts later,UNC political science professor Andrew Reynolds is publishing “The Arab Spring: Pathways of Repression and Reform.” 

3/20/2015 6:49pm

Faculty Council passes two amendments, reviews new HR system

Friday's Faculty Council meeting covered an array of topics  — including the University’s loan to the Northside neighborhood as well as increasing access to scholarly articles written by faculty — but the majority of the meeting was spent reviewing the new payroll system. There are ongoing software updates to fine-tune new payroll and HR systems that went live in October 2014.