Members of the UNC Student Government undergraduate executive branch cabinet and the student safety and wellness committee wrote a memorandum to Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz, outlining 11 demands for student safety.
Students both on and off campus are being tested for COVID-19 after clusters were identified in 13 residence halls since UNC's reopening. But after the test is administered, where does it go? UNC Media Relations said in a statement that tests performed at Campus Health Services are sent to LabCorp, a clinical laboratory company that runs various tests, including screening for COVID-19. As for tests administered off campus, the route is less clear. Orange County Community Relations Director Todd McGee said in a statement that test results are not typically reported directly to the county.
“Everyone has been extremely cooperative and we appreciate how cooperative folks have been during these difficult times," Joe Williams, director of Public Services for University Libraries said. "We recognize that students are clearly having to cope with a lot right now, and this is one part of our new reality.”
Now that University closures and social distancing regulations have become the norm, many UNC students are finding unique ways to stay connected romantically and meet new people. Some students share how they've managed to date amid the pandemic.
From downloading a good scanning app to creating a study space to quelling your anxiety about online classes, here is what professors want you to know before online learning begins.
An event on Friday allowed students to "ice skate" on a synthetic rink on campus.
The new visitor center will feature a life-sized Ramses, a digital portrait gallery of UNC students, among other attractions. But it also serves to showcase the University's unique departments and sights.
Gary Kayye's Hussman class is teaching students how to brand themselves, which is an especially useful skill in the age of social media profiles.