This past decade, leadership roles at the University have been increasingly filled by women. A few of those leaders — along with other community members — weigh in on the progress the University has made in advancing women on campus as well as where, they feel, there is still room for growth.
The co-founders of theSkimm came to campus Thursday to talk about building a business with a target audience of millennial women — which meant quitting their jobs in 2008 to pursue the venture.
On Nov. 21, the co-founders of theSkimm, Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin, will hold a Q&A at the Nelson Mandela Auditorium. This is the 2019 Shuford Program's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lecture, during which entrepreneurs share their experiences and advice with UNC students.
Cecilia Polanco created non-profit offer scholarships to students who have either undocumented or DACA legal status and have applied or been accepted to a two- or four-year higher education institution. This helps students afford their education and gives them support after they enter a post-secondary institution.
On Tuesday, students and activists gathered on Polk Place to protest the presence of the Genocide Awareness Project, a movement that has set up an installation comparing abortion to historic acts of violence and genocide. Counter-protesters say the demonstration is harmful to students and shouldn't be permitted on campus.
UNC Police Chief David L. Perry speaks on his goals to bring the community together, protect against sexual assault and active shooters and ensure peaceful free speech events.
“One of the priorities in our search was to find someone with a proven track record in community policing and strong experience building communication and trust.”
On the one-year anniversary of Silent Sam's fall, anti-confederate protesters marched across campus to fight the memorialization of white supremacy that they believe still exists at UNC.
“We are not here to shove our ideas or our policies onto anyone, but really to collaborate with the community and work with other stakeholders to make sure that everyone has a place that they can call home here.”
Increasing diversity in the medical profession is an important goal for pre-med students and medical school admissions officers alike, as shown by the results of two surveys released by Kaplan Test Prep.