76,000 woman and 500,000 babies die every year of the pregnancy complication, preeclampsia. UNC PhD student Denali Dahl is one member of a team of biomedical engineers and doctors working together to change these statistics with their startup, MoyoMedical Technologies.
"It all means we’re working together, that’s what this graduation symbolizes." With barks and slobbery licks from their new canine companions, UNC students Elizabeth Nicholls and Kayley Thorpe celebrated their service dogs' graduations Saturday at the Carrboro Century Center.
“What is going on with Silent Sam, what is going on this political and social climate, it is a lot of polarization and isolation,” said Sloan Taylor, the media coordinator of the NAACP. “But through Wilson Caldwell and through people like Wilson Caldwell — so not just him, but the others who were dedicated to service — we learn how much we can do and how much can happen when things come together.”
Two UNC students have created a new website akin to ratemyprofessor -- but for university residence halls.
This year's TEDxUNC conference, Colorwheel, invites audience members to look at race and diversity through an artistic lens.
“It is disappointing to have our respectful pleas fall on deaf ears,” activist and minister Michelle Cotton Laws said in a statement. A group of Black alumni are calling for a boycott against UNC's $4.25 billion campaign.
The UNC Institute of Politics welcomes two new fellows June Atkinson and Robert Orr to campus. The fellows will each lead a seminar series this semester in hopes to educate and engage the students, faculty, staff and the greater Chapel Hill community in politics and public policy.
Staff writer Jessica Snouwaert attended the UNC Faculty Executive Committee's Jan. 22 meeting, where the committee discussed the University budget and potential free speech policies:
A panel of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, on display at UNC, is bringing awareness about HIV/AIDS and recognizing the dedication to HIV/AIDS research that the University has been involved with.
The Dozen Doughnut Dash came back full force Saturday after a one year break. With more than 200 participants and doughnuts galore, this year's race raised over $1,500. The Dozen Doughnut Dash, which was modeled after Raleigh's annual Krispy Kreme Challenge, donates race proceeds to the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Panelist Mistyre Bonds and speaker OJ McGhee talk at the 2018 Wilson Caldwell Day.