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With UNC's Strahl Lab, Ruiz has been working on how a protein called PBRM1 contributes to gene expression and cancer when mutated. The lab’s primary focus is on epigenetics, which is a budding field in science, and cancer research.Read More »
Wednesday wrapped up the final open forum in the search for the University’s new vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer. Leah Cox, the current vice president for inclusion and institutional equity at Towson University, presented her goals and initiatives for UNC if she were to be chosen for this position.Read More »
The University's COVID-19 vaccination clinic will open Mar. 31 for student vaccinations. Campus Health was approved by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services as a vaccine provider and received a 2,000 dose allocation for the week to be distributed to students.Read More »
The University has 2,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to allocate to students living in any congregate living settings — including residence halls, fraternity and sorority housing and other off-campus congregate housing.Read More »
“The University is working closely with the Town of Chapel Hill and the Orange County Health Department on communications to the campus community encouraging everyone to watch and celebrate a possible win safely,” University spokesperson Jeni Cook said in a statement.Read More »
On Thursday, the Campus and Community Advisory Committee met to discuss increased policing on Franklin Street for the next UNC-Duke basketball game, vaccination distribution and spring 2021 Commencement plans.Read More »
Two UNC sophomores were accepted to the Institute for Responsible Citizenship — a highly-competitive leadership program for the nation’s top young African American men. The program takes place in Washington D.C. for the summers of 2021 and 2022.Read More »
University Career Services, reacting to the economic impact of the pandemic, has extended its services to seniors from the class of 2020 and 2021 up to a year after graduation. Tierney Bates, interim executive director, said his department is seeing a high demand for its services but is down on staff and not receiving additional funds from the University.Read More »
Dr. Leah Cox, the current Vice President of Inclusion and Institutional Equity at Towson University became the fourth and final candidate to host an open forum as part of the selection process for UNC's new Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer.
Chairperson James Holmes Jr. speaks at the Board of Governors' Committee on Budget and Finance meeting on Wednesday to address fundings allocated for COVID-19, adjustments for tuition for in-state and out-of-state students next year and school fees.
The Campus Safety Commission Co-Chair Dr. DeVetta Holman-Copeland speaks at the commission's virtual meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. This month’s meeting addressed how COVID-19 impacts different student demographics, particularly minorities, those still on campus and graduate students.