On chemistry professor Thomas Freeman’s bookshelf, a row of DNA models are on display. The colorful models, made from pipe cleaners, beads and wood, were created by students in Freeman’s honors biochemistry class. It’s an example of how science, technology, engineering and mathematics education is changing at UNC.
A UNC football fan yelled “I will kill him. He will be done.” Three men threatened to bring their guns to campus. Two students found a tiki torch attached to a note with magazine letters cut out to say “see you soon” at the Old Well. These are the threats Silent Sam protesters have faced.
'It was just a constant': Students deal with substance use disorder through the Carolina Recovery Program
A male student smokes marijuana every day to make it to class. A female student finds she doesn’t need the social setting to get drunk, so she drinks by herself.
The Black Student Movement calls the Upendo Lounge their home. The UNC Muslim Students Association calls the prayer room in the Student Union their home. Latinx students call Craige North residence hall a meeting place, but not a home.
Sophomore Yirun Li fears speaking up in class because she feels her English isn’t good enough.
UNC is in the process of assessing its compliance with Title IX — a process completed every five years.
An American-born Muslim female UNC student walks down Franklin Street and hears shouts of “Go Trump, you lost.” An American-born Hispanic male UNC student is scared of having to drop out of college because his parents may be deported.
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health researchers recently found the number of violent deaths of pregnant women in North Carolina are higher than previously reported.
They locked arms in Lenoir, sat during the national anthem in Kenan Stadium and lay on the floor of the Union with their fists raised. They've protested police brutality around campus. But they aren’t finished yet. Sophomore Jerome Simpson, organizer of two football game protests, said the protests are fighting against police brutality and something bigger — racism.