STUDENT LIFE


1/9/2019 8:48pm

UNC First Year Maya Logan is the creator of the non-profit organization "Sisters in STEM" or "S.I.S.". The S.I.S. Movement is an initiative to increase African-American women involvement in STEM programs. Her current major is biology-chemistry with a minor in public policy. Logan shared her inspiration and accomplishments with the S.I.S. movement in Davis Library on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.

Meet the UNC first-year working with the Obama Foundation to help Black women in STEM

Did you know that there is a student among UNC's class of 2022 who has created her own non-profit organization, worked with a program under former President Obama himself, is a leader in activism and a prominent advocate for African-American girls in STEM?  Maya Logan founded The S.I.S. Movement to help young Black girls in her South Carolina hometown gain confidence and leadership skills through STEM education. Find out how she did it and what's next for this Tar Heel.


12/8/2018 7:44pm

University monitoring weather conditions as Winter Storm Diego approaches

If the University moves to Condition 1, semester exams will continued as scheduled, the AlertCarolina said. If the University moves to Condition 2, Monday's exams will be rescheduled for Wednesday and the revised exam schedule will be posted on the Registrar's website. An AlertCarolina will be sent if conditions change.


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.