For an assignment in a business class, junior William Sweet came up with the idea to create a cold compression sleeve for people recovering from ACL injuries. His idea won the fourth annual Carolina Challenge Pitch Party, which took place on Nov. 8 as part of the annual Carolina Challenge, a venture competition that gives students and faculty the opportunity to win funding for their idea. Sweet and his group received a $400 award toward the creation of a prototype.
The walk to Polk Place from the depths of South Campus for a Monday morning eight am class can seem like an tiresome effort for the average first-year student. However, most students’ mornings are brightened just a little by a simple “good morning” or “have a nice day” from Joann Isom, the crossing guard.
Sophomore Claire Hernandez felt lost when she was repeatedly threatened and harassed by a male student last year.
Joseph DeSimone, a chemistry professor at UNC and chemical engineering professor at North Carolina State University, received the 22nd Heinz Award in the category of Technology, the Economy and Unemployment.
UNC’s Habitat for Humanity chapter received a $20 thousand matching grant to supplement its fundraising efforts toward the building of a house for a UNC health care worker.
The 99th Undergraduate Student Senate met on Tuesday to discuss unfinished business of the preceding meeting, including amendments to three parts in the Student Code.
The UNC Arab Students Organization welcomed film director Sam Kadi for a free screening of his film, “Little Gandhi,” a documentary informing students about the current Syrian conflict, in the Student Union Auditorium on April 5.
On March 30, Hope Gardens is hosting The Great Carolina Cook-Off, in which eight student organizations will showcase their culinary talents in the hopes of taking home the $200 grand prize and a trophy.
The class of 2017 will be the final class that will have the option to attain a bachelor’s degree in education.