UNC & Higher Ed
On Wednesday there were two rallies supporting higher pay for adjunct professors - one in Raleigh and one at UNC.
Students gathered in Hooker Fields Friday in recognition of Holi, the Hindu festival of spring and harvest.
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.
Joseph DeSimone, a chemistry professor at UNC and chemical engineering professor at North Carolina State University, received the 22nd Heinz Award in the category of Technology, the Economy and Unemployment.
Brown University launched a campaign Wednesday to eliminate loans from its financial aid packages for all current and incoming students in the next academic year.