UNC Athletics and Student Athletes

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Courtesy of David Navalinsky. 

Review: ‘Priceless Gem’ rings relevant

In the wake of UNC athletic scandals and the recent release of Kenneth Wainstein’s report, “Priceless Gem: An Athlete Story” not only captures many ongoing arguments about academics, but manages to give a spirited voice to the students feeling the repercussions.

Courtesy of David Navalinsky. 

Play draws on student-athlete experience

The release of Kenneth Wainstein’s report on Wednesday marked the most recent contribution to a larger conversation about the student-athlete experience, and a performance tonight will attempt to bring to light the often unheard perspective of those athletes.

Working group talks athletic department's interactions with Honor Court

Less than a month after four football players were sent to the student attorney general for being accused of assaulting redshirt freshman wide receiver Jackson Boyer during training camp, the Student-Athlete Academic Initiative Working Group reviewed the Department of Athletics’ procedures for interacting with the Honor Court. 

Faculty Council talks athlete graduation rates

During the first Faculty Council meeting of the academic year, the Faculty Athletics Committee presented its annual report, opening up discussion about the student-athlete graduation rate and the record number of UNC student-athletes on the ACC Honor Roll. 

Report filed for alleged football team assault

More than two weeks after four football players were suspended for violating a team policy when they were accused of assaulting a redshirt freshman on the team, the Department of Public Safety has acknowledged the incident might have occurred.