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11/12/2019 11:47pm

DTH Photo Illustration. UNC students use the website ConnectCarolina to register for classes. Some students have a hard time enrolling in classes and recieve various error messages.

How students deal with registration going wrong

UNC course registration is often a challenging time for students who have difficulty getting into courses that they need or want. Here are some students who discuss their frustrating experiences with registration and how they got through it. 

11/12/2019 11:38am

Concussion research by UNC's Matthew Gfeller TBI Research Center put under scrutiny

A documentary released by The Athletic in early October, based on a paper co-authored by Ted Tatos and Don Comrie, called into question the UNC Matthew Gfeller Center Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center — co-directed by interim Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz. Since then, researchers, faculty and more have reacted to these accusations. 


11/11/2019 10:17pm

corporatization of higher ed

Some fear the UNC System is going corporate as administrative searches continue

As the UNC System searches for a president and UNC searches for a chancellor, the prospect of a having a leader from the corporate world adds to the existing conversation among some faculty about the corporatization of higher education.  Corporatization at colleges refers to the infusion of corporate values into higher education, and many faculty members see it as an issue because of its effects on shared governance between faculty and administrators. Here is why some think corporate values in higher education is a positive thing, and some fear their influence. 


11/10/2019 7:40pm

The Carolina Latinx Center will open this school year, after years of student campaigning. Photo courtesy of Gabriela Silva. 

Here's how a UNC alumna is using pupusas to tackle education inequity

Cecilia Polanco created non-profit offer scholarships to students who have either undocumented or DACA legal status and have applied or been accepted to a two- or four-year higher education institution. This helps students afford their education and gives them support after they enter a post-secondary institution.