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Monday January 17th

Diversity And Multicultural Affairs

Q&A with Maria DeGuzman

Maria DeGuzman, English professor and director of Latina/o Studies at UNC, is hosting a book reading today at 10 a.m. in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room of Wilson Library. She will read portions of her most recent book, “Buenas Noches, American Culture: Latina/o Aesthetics of Night.”

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UNC graduation rates lag significantly for black males

UNC’s four-year graduation rate is just 49.2 percent for black males, compared to a 70.8 percent graduation rate for white males, according to a 2010 study. Richard Epps, who is now deceased, became the University’s first black student body president 40 years ago today, during a time when barely 60 black students walked the campus, said Pam Campbell-Chisholm, a friend of Epps.

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