STUDENT LIFE


8/27/2018 10:35pm

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.


8/22/2018 11:08pm

Guatemalan international student Monica Mussack is a junior majoring in business and minoring in cognitive science.  

International students needed more from UNC

International students need a lot of help to get from home to UNC, but many of them said the University misses the mark. Everything that confuses the average incoming first-year is also an obstacle for international students — figuring out what classes to take, how to pay tuition, how to find friends — but for them, there is another layer of bureaucracy and unfamiliarity that UNC doesn't fully address. 


8/22/2018 12:32am

Maya Little speaks at the Peace and Justice Plaza on Monday August 21st against confederate monument Silent Sam. Maya had been previously arrested for her demonstrations against Silent Sam.

Maya Little denies organizing Silent Sam protest

At the protest against Silent Sam on Monday, August 20, Maya Little gave remarks before the group marched on McCorkle Place, and hours later, removed the statue from its pedestal. She spoke about her experience with police at previous protests, as well as her continued dissent of the Confederate monument on campus. The next day, she spoke with The Daily Tar Heel about her relationship with protesters, her criminal and honor court charges and her next steps. 


8/21/2018 12:36am

Fixer Upper: Dorm edition

Here's a look at how students have transformed their dorms into homey spaces that optimize space and provide maximum comfort. Glean some inspiration for sprucing up your dorm.


8/20/2018 7:55pm

Senior Matthew Fedder worked for Nike as a brand intern in Chicago during the summer of 2018. The training center shown was converted from a church.

From Nike to Glossier, here's where some UNC students interned this summer

Internships are an integral part of the college experience, and are often the first step in the post-graduation job search. This summer, students left Chapel Hill for Charlotte, New York City, Austin and even Africa. The Daily Tar Heel asked students to share some of the companies and organizations where they took their talents.