As the 2017-2018 school year draws to a close, The DTH wants to bring back the biggest campus stories of the year. So much has happened that it would be impossible to fit everything in, nonetheless here are the top 12. Happy LWOC!
The UNC Honor Court has increased its efficiency by 25 percent since last year, meaning that students get in and out of the system almost two weeks faster.
The Faculty Welfare Committee held their last meeting of the school year yesterday where they discussed faculty issues of the past, present and future. Here are the top three takeaway’s.
With summer right around the corner, local middle and high school students are getting ready for CampWrite UNC, a free, two-week day camp for aspiring authors and casual writers. Since it was founded in 2011, UNC CampWrite has helped hundreds of students improve their writing in a fun, nonjudgmental environment.
A UNC Ph.D. student in the Department of Marine Sciences discovered that some species of coral in Belize actually grow faster in the harsh environment along the coastline than they do farther from shore. The information this research yields could help Caribbean nations protect their coral reefs more efficiently.
Although group projects are a core part of K-12 education, everyone has their grievances when it comes to collaborative work. So, do group projects work in a university setting?
"The idea of a graphic novel, to me, seemed perfect for this new generation of people that are coming into our system in adult correction,” said Shane Tharrington, North Carolina Department of Public Safety employee who helped with the book. The state prison system can be complex, but a professor in UNC's School of Government created an educational graphic novel featuring illustrations and diagrams to simplify the incarceration process for accused young people entering the system.
At a University where only 37.6 percent of students are people of color, and only 7.8 percent self-identify as Black or African-American only, it is common for Black students to feel uncomfortable or targeted by microaggressions in an institutionalized white space like UNC.
The topics discussed at Monday's Faculty Welfare Committee meeting will affect both students and faculty. Here's what you need to know.
The North Carolina Teaching Fellows program was discontinued but now that it's back, it will distinguish future leaders in the field. However, students are only eligible if they commit to teaching specific subjects.