"Climate change has also been an exasperating factor with the Arab Spring and the ongoing civil war in Syria."
It's no secret that Americans have lost trust in the media, as several big polls show. But one event tried to change that.
While the event was predominantly designed to bring awareness to Asian culture by sharing a premium Asian dessert, it was also meant as a fundraising opportunity for the fraternity.
The Critical Race Theory Symposium hosted students to discuss racial and gender discrimination in housing, environmental justice, and health care.
The symposium featured keynote speakers Dr. Allen Sills, the National Football League’s chief medical officer, former NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Dr. Micky Collins, director and founding member of the UPMC’s Sports Medicine Concussion Program.
Climate change and emigration from Central America was the topic of choice at a two-day conference on Latin American studies put on by UNC Chapel Hill, Duke and UNC-Charlotte.
A UNC graduate student will be recognized as the 2019 recipient of the NASW-NC President’s Award for Master of Social Work students, which has not been awarded to a UNC student since 2010.
In late January, a team of researchers at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health announced a possible vaccine for the Zika virus.
Feb. 1 marked the kickoff of Black History Month, and the Black Student Movement at UNC celebrated with a ceremony. BSM President Qieara Lesesne said she hopes campus events honoring African Americans "recenter our community and serve as a way to refocus on things that are positive."
Edwin Castellanos, dean of research at Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, gave a lecture on the connections between climate change and emigration from Central America on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.