Recycling centers in Orange and Durham counties are stepping up their game and helping people incorporate recycling into their lives more seamlessly. Find out how UNC is taking steps to create a greener planet, from competitive dorm games to having pick-up points on campus for certain materials such as plastic bags. Other companies are even incorporating recyclable material into clothes, including UNC graduation gowns.
Public schools across the state are technically integrated, but growth gaps and performance discrepancies between races indicates that a lot of work is yet to be done to give all students equal access to education. One principal is making leaps and bounds to make his school better.
Jennifer Kelly, a critical care pharmacist at UNC who works in the emergency department, has combined her medical training with a passion for service. As a member of the Disaster Medical Assistance Team under the Federal Government, Kelly was able to serve communities affected by Hurricane Irma and Harvey. University Desk staff writer Brooke Bauman, sat down with her to talk about her experience.
Climate change isn’t typically considered a topic to debate over the dinner table, but Susan Joy Hassol is on a mission to start that conversation.
As e-liquids gained popularity, the world said goodbye to that quintessential smoke smell. The vaping and e-cigarette industries have introduced flavored liquids, ranging from Blue Raspberry Cotton Candy to Frozen Lime Drop. But as a recent series of studies from the UNC School of Medicine suggests, there may be some toxic ingredients masked behind these enticing names.
On Tuesday, immigrants from all corners of the globe gathered to discuss their common roots in business in North Carolina. The Center for the Study of the American South hosted their signature 2018 Chandler Conversation in Southern Business History. Panelists discussed their stories as immigrant entrepreneurs who established themselves as businesspeople in North Carolina.
When it comes to professional development, the "pink seat" often underestimates the worth of women in the workplace. That's why Kathryn Heath outlines how women can take ownership of their careers at a local leadership lecture.
The Bouncing Bulldogs of Chapel Hill made history in Japan by bringing the first all-female all-American group to the contest, which advanced to the final day.
The global Christian nonprofit encourages students to call their senators and state representatives to end human trafficking through the allocation of funds.
For every starting lineup of a college football team, there is a crew of guys who may never get to take a snap in a game. These walk-ons manage to balance tough school work and regimented practices without being compensated with benefits that scholarship players receive.
Willliam Coffey removes materials from a recycling bin that contaminate the stream.
At the Orange County Waste and Recycling Center on Eubanks Road, residents can drop off large plastic objects that they no longer need.
Junior Michelle Hugo, senior Mandy Spalding and sophomore Parker Marshall staff a table for UNC's chapter of the International Justice Mission.