Speakers at UNCRSS
UNC students got an insider’s perspective on the turmoil in the Middle East Tuesday night. Frank Wisner, former U.S. ambassador to Egypt, spoke to a group of about 200 students, faculty, and community members.
Among the 6,027 graduating Sunday was 87-year-old Helen Joan Hunter, a grandmother of six who returned to UNC to get the degree that she couldn’t finish in 1947.
Colin Goddard is the assistant director of federal legislation for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
The senior editor of opinion for The Washington Times believes gun-free zones are dangerous for America’s future.
When Carl Kasell was 7 years old, he would play with his grandma’s record player and pretend he was speaking on the radio.
Outside Gardner Hall on Tuesday afternoon, a group of student protestors exercised the right of free speech. And inside, N.C. Budget Director Art Pope spoke to an ethics class on the right to an education.
Classically trained ballet dancer Carrie Preston has made the leap into academia. Preston, a professor of English and women’s, gender and sexuality studies at Boston University, has studied in-depth the influence of dancer Isadora Duncan on composer Igor Stravinsky and choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky’s “The Rite of Spring.”
Art Pope, budget director for Gov. Pat McCrory, will be speaking at UNC today — and some students are responding with a message of their own.
Dolores Huerta is a civil rights activist who has been working to fight for the rights of minority communities since the 1950s.
Memoirist Mary Karr and three other writers spoke Wednesday about writing a successful memoir, encouraging attendees to always stick to the truth.
After spending 27 years in a Florida prison for a murder he didn’t commit, Bill Dillon was exonerated by DNA evidence and cleared of all charges.
Two North Korean defectors urged UNC students Tuesday night to shift their attention from the nation’s political woes to recognize one thing people tend to overlook — the human experience.
As the University approaches the halfway point of its two-year water theme, a Duke University professor stressed the importance of water as a right — not a luxury.
The co-founder of a group dedicated to empowering Liberian students and professionals stressed the importance of perspective in a lecture at the FedEx Global Education Center Wednesday.
When National Public Radio White House correspondent Ari Shapiro joked about Beyonce’s “singing” at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, he was just warming up.
When football Coach Herman Boone wanted to buy a “Remember the Titans” poster, he was outraged that it cost $350.
Former Gov. Bev Perdue has a quote from a “great philosopher” framed. It’s been hanging on her wall for years.
The 15 speakers and performers for the upcoming TEDxUNC conference were announced Wednesday — and they are involved in a wide array of fields and topics.
In one of her first public appearances since leaving the Governor’s Mansion, Bev Perdue will discuss leadership and living a public life.
The Procter & Gamble Company provides many household products that are used worldwide every day, but CEO Bob McDonald said one brand’s success has exceeded the rest — Pampers.