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Thursday September 23rd

Hannah Rosenberger


To Drink from the Well: UNC alumna writes book on University history and systemic racism

Written by civil rights lawyer and UNC alumna Geeta N. Kapur, "To Drink from the Well: The Struggle for Racial Equality at the Nation’s Oldest Public University" is scheduled to release for Sept. 21. The book is a product of 11 years of research and is the first to provide a comprehensive look at the University's history of systemic racism from 1776.  Kapur discussed the book at an event at Flyleaf Books on Sept. 2. 

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Susan King reflects on 10 years as dean of the Hussman School of Journalism and Media

With the announcement of Dean Susan King's departure from her position of leadership, students and faculty remember her impact on the Hussman School of Journalism and Media. Under King, the school has expanded to one of UNC’s largest majors and exceeded its $75 million dollar fundraising goal under the Campaign for Carolina. King was vocal in her support of hiring Nikole Hannah-Jones with tenure, especially after the Board of Trustees initially failed to offer it with the position. 

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UNC is requesting an expansion of joint jurisdiction to cover Greek life housing near campus

In March, the University requested to expand its joint jurisdiction policy between the Chapel Hill Police Department and UNC Police. The goal would be for the University to have jurisdiction over off-campus Greek housing.  This expansion would extend the agreement that the town of Chapel Hill and the University entered into when the University took over jurisdiction of Granville Towers.

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