For those wishing to stay in Chapel Hill or Carrboro for the summer, there is no shortage of on- and off-campus housing.
He’s found them as far away as Norway and as local as the UNC soccer fields. He’s even discovered them down the road in Durham and then taken them to West Africa.
Despite the sobering topic of her talk — the struggle of entrepreneurs in rapidly changing times — Cheryl Dorsey spoke with an evident enthusiasm Monday for social change and entrepreneurship in the face of a bleak economic climate.
It’s often more difficult for history professors or English students to craft solutions to real-world problems than it is for doctors or scientists. But a panel of 10 humanities professors made a case for the liberal arts Monday afternoon, saying those in humanities fields should take a Socratic approach and ask questions about how their studies can extend beyond the classroom.
From the history of feminism to the blogosphere and, finally, to a slew of internet videos, audience members were treated to a lesson in “gender 101” on Wednesday.
The “Reading for Retention” course offered by UNC’s Learning Center and the Center for Student Success and Academic Counseling aims to make a 600 words-per-minute pace possible for any student.
Carolina blue is always the color people associate with UNC. The housing department is one of many campus organizations trying to paint Chapel Hill another color: green. From sustainability living-learning communities to “Turn off the lights!” stickers, UNC Housing has multiple initiatives in place to increase the environmental consciousness of on-campus living. Each dorm has recycling bins in every room, and there are also boxes outside buildings and inside lobbies for old tennis shoes and batteries.
There’s nothing like shared bathrooms, broken elevators and floor activities to bring a group of people together.
The founder and owner of CakeLove served up some sweet career advice and cake Tuesday night as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Warren Brown, a lawyer-turned-baker who owns seven bakeries in the Washington, D.C. area, joined fellow entrepreneur Christopher Gergen to speak to students about pursuing their passions, no matter how impractical or unexpected.
Stephen Flynn, president of the Center for National Policy, will speak at the FedEx Global Education Center on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.