Cate Byrne

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Emergency and Trauma Center at Duke University Hospital in Durham July, 24, 2008. (Ildar Sagdejev/ CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Women are less likely to enter a career in radiology, according to Duke study

Even with more women in STEM, one department is missing out.  Sarah Cater, a resident in Duke University's radiology program, authored a study on the global gender disparity within the radiology field. Her findings showed women make up just 27.2 percent in the United States as seen by membership in the Radiological Society of North America. Duke's radiology department is making strides to improve this gender disparity.


A UNC worker takes down Saunders' name from Carolina Hall on June 3, 2015.

UNT petition reminiscent of UNC Saunders Hall renaming

Students at the University of North Texas are petitioning to have a new building named after a woman or a person of color. Despite over 50 percent of UNT's undergraduate student body identifying as people of color, no buildings on its campus are named after people of color. This controversy is reminiscent of the situation on UNC's campus during the 2015 renaming of Saunders Hall to Carolina Hall.


President Donald Trump spoke in the Greensboro Coliseum in June of 2016.

How will the new budget proposal affect education?

 “I feel it’s a rollback of a lot of fairly successful programs — programs that support kids by providing educational access both in the K-12 sector through higher education,” Houck said. “I think they’re really short-changing a lot of our best and brightest students.”