In response to a national move to a more secure Internet environment, the UNC community is planning to alter its wireless service by the end of 2012.
In celebration of Food Day, a national event that pushes for consumption of food produced in a sustainable way, Fair, Local, Organic Food will host a four-day Food Day film festival coupled with panel discussions.
Freshman Ahmad Saad remembers the loneliness he felt Sept. 12, 2001, when the aftermath of the terrorist attacks began to affect his social life. Saad, who is Muslim, was in third grade when the two planes crashed into the World Trade Center. His friends refused to sit with him at lunch the next day, he said.
In an effort to make UNC a more diverse campus, student government’s Global University Committee is working with the Study Abroad Office and the Office of International Student and Scholar Services to create an international ambassadors program, the committee’s co-chairwoman Shannon Steel said.
The stories of decades of UNC worker’s struggles led to a discussion Monday night about how things still could be better. UNC’s Student Action with Workers, an organization that mobilizes support for worker-led campaigns on campus, welcomed an audience of more than 80 students, faculty, staff and community members to Hamilton Hall for a night of guest speakers and group discussions.
Students playing “Muggle Quidditch,” or Quidditch for non-wizards, is a phenomenon which began in 2005 as an intramural sport at Middlebury College in Vermont and only recently reached Chapel Hill. A group of Harry Potter fans and Quidditch aficionados started UNC’s team, “The Old Well Wizards,” this fall and proved their worth when they beat N.C. State in October by a score of 160-70.
Professor Joseph Flora thinks the humanities are as relevant as ever. And before an audience of about 200 people on Sunday, he made his case. The talk, entitled “Teacher! Teacher! Professing the Humanities in a Postmodern World,” was the 13th Adams Lecture in the Humanities and Human Values, a lecture given each fall by a distinguished scholar in the humanities at UNC.
No Shave November is a cultural phenomenon that encourages men to put the razor down for one month and embrace their natural scruff. Women are also welcome to participate in the event.
At a time when health care reform has become a hot topic in the national political scene, a University professor is helping Congress and the president call the shots.
The Oct. 15 weekend was an early homecoming for generations of Campus Y members young and old. Through dinners, discussions and documentary screenings, more than 400 people converged on the Campus Y building to celebrate 150 years of promoting social justice.