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Akash Bhowmik


Tours of UNC's campus and community shed light on University history, traditions

“Our job, our goal, our mission is to welcome these guests to campus,” Rhonda Beatty, director of the UNC Visitors Center, said. "We want them to understand the great work and the wealth of work that happens every day from students, faculty, staff — how that work benefits the citizens of North Carolina and how it impacts our communities, whether it's locally in Chapel Hill, throughout North Carolina, the nation or even the world."


Q&A: Graduate and Professional Student Government President Lauren Hawkinson

The Daily Tar Heel's Akash Bhowmik sat down with Graduate and Professional Student Government President Lauren Hawkinson to discuss her administration's platform, the issues faced by graduate and professional students at UNC and how she hopes to build connections with students and administrators across campus. "I think that the offerings that the Graduate School provides for career and professional development are wonderful for graduate students, but I think there's definitely more work that can be done in the larger campus community for graduate students in particular," Hawkinson said. "I'm excited to be a part of that group working towards finding solutions there."


Upcoming Old Well accessibility renovations to be finished before fall FDOC

Construction will begin on May 30 for renovations to improve accessibility to the Old Well. Changes include a permanent ramp and lowered fountain. “By making our academic symbol of the University accessible, it's showing that we are embracing all abilities, all students and that we want them at our campus,” Jennifer Diliberto, a clinical associate professor at the School of Education, said.

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