Politicians like N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper and U.S. Rep. David Price, D-N.C., were involved in a variety of campus extracurriculars during their undergraduate careers at UNC, which set them on their political careers. “There’s no set pathway to get into any career, but especially with politics it’s so liquid to get to that point,” UNC sophomore Serena Singh said. Singh, who was recently elected co-chairperson of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Outreach Committee in the Undergraduate Executive Branch, said having political role models is beneficial because it shows you don’t have to go to law school to go into politics.
The #MeToo movement has forced industries to confront their pervasive cultures of sexual harassment and assault — and higher education is no exception.
As the spring semester begins on many university campuses in the United States, some mainland schools have opened their doors to Puerto Rican students displaced by Hurricane Maria, the storm that ravaged the island last September.
According to tweets by NC Policy Watch environmental reporter Lisa Sorg, UNC terminated the employment of UNC Center for Civil Rights staff Elizabeth Haddix and Mark Dorosin as of 5 p.m. Thursday, two months before they were originally slated to end their work.
'A space that's safer': Transgender and nonbinary enrollment at women-only colleges in North Carolina
Cambridge University in London recently announced transgender women will be allowed to enroll in one of its three women-only colleges. At the same time, two of North Carolina’s three women-only colleges have policies addressing transgender admissions or discrimination based on gender identity or expression.
The deadline to register to vote in North Carolina is 25 days before the date of an election. Persons who are not registered in a county may register to vote during the one-stop early voting period by filling out a form and bringing a photo ID, such as an N.C. driver’s license, photo ID from a government agency or other forms of documents.
UNC-system happenings for Sept. 26, 2017
North Carolina Republican Sen. Thom Tillis announced a new Senate GOP proposal that could create a pathway to legalization for young undocumented immigrants in place of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals on Monday.
Nearly one year after Hurricane Matthew devastated the small town of Windsor, North Carolina, the area has made significant repairs, but it still has a long way to go.
Students, University faculty and community members gathered Thursday to protest the potential Board of Governors decision to stop the UNC Center for Civil Rights from litigating.