UNC has had a strong relationship with NASA for over 50 years. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin trained at Morehead Planetarium before embarking on the Apollo 11 mission, and now, the University still provides valuable research, education, experts and more to NASA. One of these experts is Dr. Stephan Moll, a UNC blood research expert who helped NASA flight surgeons treat an astronaut who had a blood clot in space. NASA also shows substantial interest in connecting with UNC students, and the relationship between the agency and the University is continuing to grow.
An unauthorized third party gained access to several School of Medicine email accounts.
Wednesday's Campus Safety Commission meeting concentrated on the administration's communication failures when communicating to the student body.
The Chancellor Search Committee met to screen potential candidates and discuss the formal interview process required before moving forward with the selection of the University's next chancellor.
UNC turned 226 years old on Saturday, Oct. 12, with a celebration featuring University and town leaders.
UNC Counseling and Psychological Services, CAPS, currently offers multiple therapy groups for women who are survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. However, UNC sophomore Rajeev Dutta hopes to extend this level of support to all members of the UNC community. 1 in 10 men in the U.S. have experienced rape, physical violence and/or stalking by a partner, according to the National Domestic Violence Hotline. Gentry Hodnett, the development and communications director of the OCRCC, said instances of sexual assault can go unreported because individuals do not always feel like they can talk about their experiences.
The UNC campus community is responding to a recent string of crimes that have impacted people, especially women, on campus. Organizations like UNC SafeWalk are interested in making students feel safer on campus by providing them company if they are walking alone.
Students and activists gathered for the Chapel Hill Climate Strike on Sept. 20 to demand action against global climate change.
With the bulk of sexual assault incidents occurring in the fall semester, students are coming together from various sectors on campus to build a network of resources and support.
It doesn't take a clunky, old video camera to tell a hard-hitting and compelling story. All you really need is the device that's already in your pocket. And the School of Media and Journalism plans to capitalize on that device: your smartphone.