Underneath the changing leaves in McCorkle Place stand Silent Sam and the Unsung Founders Memorial — symbols of the University’s rich history. But underneath those monuments lie the stories of the University’s founding that have not been told, stories that the Chancellor’s Task Force on UNC-Chapel Hill History was appointed to tell.
Research has shown that gratitude is a vital human emotion and value, resulting in more satisfactory personal relationships and more positive health outcomes.
Communities, conversation, creativity: these are the three legs of Carolina Public Humanities’ mission. Then there’s connection and collaboration, which is how the organization achieves that mission.
Staff Writer Madeleine Fraley asked professors: If you could add anything fun to UNC – from campus-wide to your office – what would it be?
Stephanie Elizondo Griest is an assistant professor of creative non-fiction at UNC, as well as the award-winning author of the books "Around the Bloc: My Life in Moscow, Beijing, and Havana," "Mexican Enough: My Life Between the Borderlines," "100 Places Every Woman Should Go," and her latest release, "All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands." Griest said "All the Agents and Saints" came from the conclusion of "Mexican Enough," when she realized through her heritage and homeland, she was a member of the borderland in South Texas. The book tells the stories and struggles of others who live in the borderlands. Griest will be doing a reading of "All the Agents and Saints" at Flyleaf Books next Tuesday.
UNC graduate and Morehead-Cain scholar M. L. Rio returned to Chapel Hill Tuesday night to debut her first novel “If We Were Villains” at Flyleaf Books. Rio will also speak to the Morehead-Cain foundation today about her experience in professional writing and publishing.
After President Donald Trump launched a missile strike on April 6 on a Syrian government airbase, there have been mixed sentiments in the United States about the strike and what might come next.
Jean Kilbourne, internationally acclaimed media critic, author and filmmaker, spoke at UNC’s Gender-Based Violence Symposium Tuesday on the relationship between objectified images of women in advertising and gender-based violence.
Students, farmworkers and activists for workers’ rights marched through campus to the beat of guitar music and “boycott Wendy’s” chants Monday to protest the fast food restaurant’s refusal to join the Fair Food Program.