The Higher Education Act of 1965, which outlines policies affecting universities and college students all over the country, has been out of date for almost five years, and congress is facing partisan difficulties attempting to update it.
Early voting for primary elections around the state began in most cities in North Carolina on April 19. If you're going home to vote, here's what you need to know.
Enrollment rates at community colleges have doubled or tripled in the last decade as middle-class families respond to rising costs of higher education. UNC has therefore seen an increase in accepting transfer students — up 8 percent since 2014. There are certainly pros and cons to the transfer process, as several UNC students like senior Sarah Calire noted. “Some people will make their sly comments like, ‘Oh, it’s so easy to go to community college and transfer in,’” Calire said. “But I just brush those off because I know my truth, and I know I worked hard.”
The UNC-System Board of Governors voted in favor of giving President Spellings a bonus.
The Office for Civil Rights used to publish a list of universities with ongoing Title IX investigations and provide details on which universities were added or removed and why.
The California Senate has passed a bill that would require universities in the state to provide medication-based abortion through student health centers. UC Berkeley students are joining the fight to expand these services. But how does expanding access to abortions compare to UNC's family planning options?
It is estimated North Carolina has about 25,000 DACA recipients, about 3,000 of which are enrolled in college. With the future of these students uncertain, North Carolina universities are taking a look at what resources they can offer.
With UNC still barred from litigation by the UNC Board of Governors, Duke Law School plans to open a First Amendment Clinic, which will give free legal representation.
Preserving the old to celebrate the new. Elizabeth City State University plans to create an African-American Heritage Center on campus from a building steeped in history and culture.
UNC and other scientific organizations join the national conversation of sexual harassment and gender discrimination prevention in the workplace.
Chancellor Carol Folt announces why UNC is partnering with United Health Foundation. Gary Marchionini, dean of the UNC School of Information and Library Science, left, Gov. Roy Cooper, right, and UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann, far right, were also in attendance for the announcement.