UNC-Chapel Hill

Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.

Type: four-year, public

Year founded: 1789

Total enrollment (fall 2013): 29,127

Undergraduate enrollment (fall 2013): 18,350

Undergraduate applicants (fall 2014): 31,331

Acceptance rate: 29 percent

Graduation rate: 81 percent

In-state undergraduate tuition and fees (2014-15): $8,374

Sports nickname: Tar Heels

Website: www.unc.edu

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Protesters gather outside terminal two at RDU Airport on Jan. 29 in response to President Donald Trump's executive order banning immigrants from certain countries from entering the U.S.

Q&A with UNC professor Isaac Unah about Trump travel ban

On Sept. 24, President Donald Trump announced an executive order placing new travel restrictions on eight countries: Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Chad, Venezuela, Yemen and North Korea. Isaac Unah, a Political Science professor at UNC, has research and teaching interests in judicial institutions, public policy and bureaucratic behavior. Staff writer Blake Weaver asked Unah about the new executive order.


NFL player autopsy shines light on CTE

The release of the autopsy results for former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has renewed questions about CTE-related deaths and safety in football — leading to research on the disease and changes in the sport.