At the Chapel Hill service site, students and faculty from the School of Dentistry provided care for over 100 people.
At the Old Well, activists staged a socially-distant protest, holding a large black-and-white banner saying “No Coal UNC” towards South Building, chanting “people over profits, justice over greed, we demand accountability!”
UNC appointed Mike Piehler, an ecologist and director of the UNC Institute for the Environment, as the new Chief Sustainability Officer earlier this month, filling a role that has previously been vacant after the concealed firing of Brad Ives.
Mike Piehler, a coastal ecosystem ecologist and the director of the UNC Institute for the Environment, was appointed as Chief Sustainability Officer on Wednesday.
After Zach Ripberger shared his story of discrimination and homophobia on social media, dozens of other UNC students and graduates came forward to 'call in' campus ministry. "It got to the point that every time I was doing something with Young Life, I would just look around and I knew that my full identity, my whole identity was not accepted or even affirmed in that space," Ripberger said. Ripberger said he hopes these calls do not detract people from their faith, but rather make faith communities more inclusive.
With less than a month before classes are set to begin, UNC System workers have concerns and questions left unanswered. The North Carolina Public Service Workers Union (UE Local 150) and the American Association of University Professors held a town hall on Thursday to address these concerns and lay out demands for a safer return to campus. The town hall was followed by a “Day of Action” on Friday, where campus workers shared their demands through a march on UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus.
If you're thinking about returning to your favorite study spots on campus, you might have to reconsider. The University's libraries released their fall reentry plan last week, which includes new rules for patrons and limited space. Here's what you need to know.
A North Carolina Superior Court judge has dismissed a portion of the DTH Media Corporation's complaint against the UNC System and Board of Governors. The complaint accused the groups of violating North Carolina Open Meetings Law to negotiate its $2.5 million settlement with the Sons of Confederate Veterans in November 2019 and pay the group $74,999 in a separate agreement.
With a little more than a month left before the fall semester is set to begin, critical questions about the return to on-campus operations remain. The Campus Safety Commission met Wednesday to discuss some of these concerns, including implementation of community standards, the current rate of COVID-19 cases and what could trigger potential “off-ramps” to send students home.
James "Jim" H. Wallace Jr., a former DTH photographer and critical photojournalist of the civil rights movement in Chapel Hill, died on June 14. Friends and colleagues remember him for his distinct talent and keen creative vision.
Screenshot from the virtually-held Campus Safety Commission meeting on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
The UNC wrestling team held a special draft for Mason Fannin, a 7-year-old with Leukemia, on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019.
Former Congressman Bob Inglis came to UNC on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 to talk about how conservatives can support climate change.