FACULTY


1/14/2015 12:03am

Faculty headed to NCAA meeting

The Faculty Athletics Committee is becoming increasingly involved in giving input to ACC and NCAA conference proposals and discussed upcoming proposals for the NCAA convention later this week.


1/9/2015 1:17am

Professors weigh ban on laptops in class

UNC students attending classes for the first time this week might have noticed professors banning laptops in the classroom, citing research that laptop use — and its distractions — can hinder learning.


11/21/2014 1:15am

Karen Gil to step down in May

After serving since 2009 as the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Karen Gil has decided it’s time to step down and give someone else a chance to lead UNC’s largest academic branch through its next phase. 


11/10/2014 12:09am

MCT/GENNA SOUFFLE

Q&A with Berlin Wall expert, UNC professor Konrad Jarausch

Sunday marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The wall, built on Aug. 15, 1961, by the government of East Germany, remains one of the most powerful symbols of the Cold War. Konrad H. Jarausch, UNC Lurcy Professor of European Civilization, spoke with The Daily Tar Heel staff writer Jungsu Hong about the anniversary of the fall.


11/3/2014 12:54am

Faculty Council suggest solutions to academic problems

A week after the release of Kenneth Wainstein’s investigation report on the academic scandal, the members of the UNC Faculty Council assembled to discuss the resolution of the existing problems and try to path the way for the University’s future.