A panel of professors and students examined the history of the Mexican-American border and how that has influenced the recent developments in immigration. They also discussed the stereotypes that are perpetuated in America about Latinx people.
UNC alum and NPR news anchor Carl Kasell died Tuesday from complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 84 years old.
UNC offers students the opportunity to complete an honors thesis in their major fields of study. To start working on the project, students must be in the second semester of their junior year or the first semester of their senior year. Out of thousands of students at UNC, only about 350 are willing to spend six credit hours and months of research to complete an honors thesis.
“The tides are turning, and they will continue to turn,” UNC first-year Joshua Romero said. “And let me assure you — you do not want to be on the underside.”
“I’ll have more time to work on my many research projects that will keep me busy,” professor Robert Peet said. “I have a lot of data I’ve collected over the years, a lot of unfinished projects. I’ve been perhaps too ambitious, but I very much look forward to being able to focus on completing a number of projects.”
"My message to you is this: Trust the whisper, whatever it is,” said activist Kathy Izard, quoting her book. “It will keep whispering. And when it does, you must either spend the rest of your life answering it or pretending you never heard it.”
The FedEx Global Education Center highlights pressing citizenship and immigration issues for Global Spotlight Week.
On the first day of class, you might flip through your course syllabus and find the participation grade. For some students, the participation grade is an easy A. But for others dealing with social anxiety, it can be one of the hardest parts of the class.
Students and professors from the UNC School of Law will unite Thursday for a night of food, fun and some spirited bidding.