Several hundred people ate up every word Joel Salatin had to say about organic and sustainable foods Wednesday night. Salatin, owner and operator of Polyface Farms in Swoope, Va., sought to dispel several common misconceptions about such food in a packed Hanes Art Center Auditorium.
UNC students can access healthy food on campus — but that hasn’t always been the case, and it isn’t true everywhere. “There are whole communities in our country who don’t have access to healthy food,” Nikki Henderson, executive director of People’s Grocery, said during a lecture Wednesday night.
On the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the University took a step back Wednesday to appreciate the war’s feminine side.
When Student Body President-elect Mary Cooper was choosing her executive branch officers, she wanted to make sure their first priority would be helping the student body. On Wednesday, Cooper announced that Zealan Hoover, Zach Dexter, Adam Jutha, Olivia Hammill and Lily Roberts would draw on their diverse array of experiences to do just that.
As a young business student at UNC, Brent Callinicos said he relied on his classmates with experience for help.
As a student, Gary Marchionini struggled to make the choice between pursuing a career in math or in English. He ended up in the field of information science and did not have to compromise either of his passions.
On Wednesday, Cherry Murray gave a speech co-sponsored by UNC’s Working on Women in Science initiative.
Before a crowd of prospective medical workers, Annelies Van Rie gave advice about delivering treatment without becoming the patient. Van Rie, an epidemiology professor in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, spoke about the risk that tuberculosis poses to health care workers worldwide during an on-campus seminar on Wednesday.