A regular update on UNC-system schools.
Location: Raleigh, N.C.
Type: four-year, public
Year founded: 1887
Total enrollment (fall 2013): 34,009
Undergraduate enrollment (fall 2013): 24,536
Undergraduate applicants (fall 2013): 25,542
Acceptance rate: 46 percent
Graduation rate (after four years, 2013): 41
In-state undergraduate tuition and fees (2014-15): $4,148.21
Sports nickname: Wolfpack
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Architecture students will help build a barn at Benevolence Farm, allowing the women who will live there to once again enjoy the night sky after their release from prison.
Controversial drone use could start in the state as university researchers work to improve the technology.
Some professors are getting the chance to branch outside their classrooms and into new disciplines.
Research comprises the bulk of revenue for many universities, drawing added pressure to the researching sector — a trend that Stefan Franzen, N.C. State University professor, thinks is compromising research ethics.
There are no missed 3-pointers. No off-the-mark free throws. There’s no 0-3 conference start. No NCAA investigation. For Leslie McDonald, history doesn’t exist on the basketball court.
When North Carolina diving coach Kevin Lawrence retired in 2012 after accepting an assignment with the Peace Corps, New Mexico coach Abel Sanchez applied for the job — only to fall short of receiving the position ultimately filled by N.C. State’s Jenny Johansen.
There were equal parts disappointment and pride in baseball coach Mike Fox’s voice following North Carolina’s season-ending 4-1 loss to UCLA in the College World Series.
The top-seeded Tar Heels will fight to remain in the College World Series Thursday night against N.C. State. The game will mark the fifth time the two teams meet this season.
OMAHA, Neb. — In Monday’s practice, one day before North Carolina’s elimination bout against Louisiana State, pitching coach Scott Forbes made a statement that now seems more like a prediction.
Junior ace pitcher Kent Emanuel was the last man on the mound in the top-seeded North Carolina baseball team’s 5-4 victory against South Carolina Tuesday — the one that sent the team to the College World Series.
Set to the tune of “Frere Jacques”, the Raging Grannies performed a rousing anti-war medley that fit in well with an afternoon devoted to a discussion of defense spending.
The new joint biomedical engineering program for undergraduates at UNC and N.C. State University will help combine the strengths of both schools, leading to more diverse opportunities for students.
An N.C. State University event promoting safe sex is putting away its sex toys due to a technicality in state law.
With a well-known engineering school 25 miles down the road, UNC is hardly a top option for engineering students.
Drew Moretz was recently introduced as the UNC system’s vice president for government relations at the Board of Governors meeting earlier this month.
In the search for a new chancellor, UNC-CH is looking to lock in a top-performing higher education leader.