Ten years after the death of former UNC student Eve Carson, University officials and campus organizations are still working to make the Carolina community safer. Victoria Collins, the assistant director of public relations and outreach for SafeWalk, has recently been pushing to increase publicity for the safety program.
In a new study, researchers at UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health are providing the data to help countries reach the 17 Sustainable Development goals set by the United Nations to transform the world by 2030.
Every few years, the University completes a survey to reassess the average costs for a student to attend the University for one year, but Carolina Covenant students are receiving less money because of a decrease in estimated costs of attendance.
Student government officials are divided over the process by which student organizations receive funding. While some student senators want to prioritize the bodies of student government, others believe student government should not prioritize University sponsored organizations over regular student organizations that add vital diversity to campus.
Three months after Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc across Puerto Rico, UNC professor Javier Arce Nazario visited the island's mountain communities to speak with residents about their water systems.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, The Daily Tar Heel interviewed student activists at UNC.
The legacy of Dean Smith has expanded from one dome to another. In Wilson Library, a new gift includes a collection of thousands of letters, speeches and personal items marking Smith’s personal life – one of deep faith, humility and commitment to honest competition.
Nearly 30 community members directly addressed the University’s Board of Trustees concerning the presence of the Silent Sam statue on campus. Chairperson Haywood Cochrane opened the event for public speakers, disclosing that the Board intended to listen to speakers’ statements, but not offer responses.
On Nov. 7, the University’s WXYC radio station commemorated its 23rd anniversary of debuting as an internet-broadcasted radio show — the first radio station in the world to achieve this feat.
Two UNC doctoral students are changing the way middle school students access sex education. Elizabeth Chen and Christina Leos, both studying health behavior in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, and co-creator Vichi Jagannathan are finalizing their app "Real Talk" before launches in the spring of 2018.