12/3/2018 7:26am

Brian O'Donnell, Max Van Name, Anna Coleman and Lucia Romano (left to right) at a Best Buddies Brew pop-up.

B³ coffee shop creates opportunities for inclusion

For most people, a three-year job as a Starbucks barista would simply serve as material for the “experience” portion of their LinkedIn profile. But for senior Jacklyn Googins, this experience inspired a new opportunity for inclusion on UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus – Best Buddies Brews. 

12/3/2018 7:07am

Three UNC students appointed to N.C. Attorney General's opioid misuse panel

Three UNC students have been appointed to Attorney General Josh Stein’s Council on Collegiate Opioid Misuse. Sheel Patel, Amanda Sin and Anna Austin are the UNC student representatives for the 2018-2019 Council, a group of students from different North Carolina colleges and universities focused on creating strategies and implementing policies to fight opioid mistreatment on college campuses. 

12/3/2018 12:26am

Larry Fedora conducting a press conference at the 2018 ACC Kickoff in Charlotte.

Thanks to the NFL, UNC is participating in a CTE study with part of a $14.7 million grant

You may have heard about the tragic death of a former UNC football player who was homeless and nearly unrecognizable in 2015. But his story highlights the way C.T.E. brain injuries follow and affect athletes long after they hang up their jerseys and walk across the stage at graduation. Stories like these and years of research have culminated with the NFL offering UNC, along with other partners, a grant to help develop new findings on catching and preventing C.T.E.