The Eco-Institute at Pickards Mountain is not the easiest place to find, but the farm – tucked away in rural Chapel Hill – is working to achieve local solutions to global problems.
Liza Wieland, an English professor at East Carolina University, was recently awarded the prestigious Robert Penn Warren Award for Fiction by the Fellowship of Southern Writers — a nonprofit dedicated to cultivating and recognizing emerging literature from the American South.
UNC’s Center for Civil Rights took center stage at a benefit concert — part of ongoing efforts to resist a proposal by the UNC-system Board of Governors — at the Haw River Ballroom in Saxapahaw, North Carolina on Sunday.
Margot Lee Shetterly, author of the book “Hidden Figures” from which the movie of the same name is based, will be the commencement speaker for the UNC-Greensboro graduating class of 2017.
Over the course of his campaign, President Donald Trump repeatedly vowed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act without articulating the details of what a new plan would look like.