In a study conducted at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in 2015 following the survey by the AAU, researchers conducted interviews with undergraduates and found that most students believed when someone had come into their room or sat on their bed, that was consent.
“What the It’s On Us campaign is encouraging is that sexual violence is everyone’s issue,” said Shelley Gist Kennedy, the program coordinator for the Carolina Women's Center. “There is no one who gets to opt out because it affects each of us and each of us have a role to play. You each have a role to play in preventing violence. You each have the potential to serve as an ally, as an active bystander, as a supporter to survivors.”
Students who have parents suffering from cancer need an outlet where they can express their fears — Camp Kesem makes sure these students feel included and supported.
In the first official debate of the campaign season, the Greek Student Body hosted the two student body president candidates, juniors Savannah Putnam and Garima Tomar, two days before the election on Tuesday.
It’s a Sunday night in mid-January. The first and second floors of the Student Recreation Center are packed with weightlifters, runners and Zumba dancers. There are lines of students waiting to step onto the treadmills to fulfill their New Year resolutions of losing 10 pounds and getting their spring break bodies. But within this group of students satisfying their desire to be healthier hides the need to fit the “perfect Carolina student ideal” — for some, a detrimental gateway to disordered eating and to others in recovery from eating disorders, a trigger.
2017 is the first year the off-campus leasing process has started in September. It has gotten earlier each year due to increased demand for off-campus housing from students.
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?