Rumors of white supremacist organizations coming to protest against a UNC employee motivated students and workers to rally together in opposition on Wednesday. Though the white supremacists didn't show, Dwayne Dixon, the employee in question, took the threat seriously.
Showing the public the threat presented by climate change takes more than explaining the science behind it. To David Salvesen, director of the Sustainable Triangle Field Site at the UNC Institute for the Environment, it takes real people talking about the real impact they’ve already experienced from it.
Women transitioning into menopause may be able to reduce the risk of experiencing symptoms of depression through hormone therapy, a new study by UNC professors suggests.
A new draft of the General Education curriculum overhaul was made public in December, following the previous draft, released in September. This latest draft bears some differences to the last proposal to account for professor feedback, but it is still not the final version.
A new study led by a UNC professor found that people with mental health conditions are more likely to be insured and receive sufficient, affordable care for their mental needs since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
A letter signed by over 100 scientists across the world, including professors at UNC, urged Gov. Roy Cooper to implement forest restoration in his climate action plan and immediately address the environmental problems caused by the expanding wood pellet industry.
The School of Media and Journalism announced a new curriculum structure last week. Charlie Tuggle, the senior associate dean of the school, sees the change as a necessary adaption to a rapidly changing industry.
With November marking National American Indian Heritage Month, assistant professor of American Studies, Benjamin Frey, thinks the month means more than just preserving the memory of these native tribes.
At the School of Media and Journalism, many budding journalists study in hopes of landing a spot in the world of media. Professors in the "J-school" help guide students toward a job in the turbulent world of journalism. John Robinson is a professor in the School of Media and Journalism after serving as editor of the Greensboro News & Record for 13 years. Staff Writer Charlie McGee spoke to John Robinson about his life and career change.
With a potential overhaul of UNC's General Education curriculum looming, debate concerning outlined changes has sparked over backlash from faculty members.