“We are a safer community to be in than many other places,” Aaron Nelson, the president and CEO of the Chamber for a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro, said. “People looking for a safe place with great food and a walkable community, we’re a great place for them to come.”
“The county is prohibiting people from occupying that space when it is just as fundamental a public forum as ever could exist,” said Elizabeth Haddix, managing attorney at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. “This is where our country is having the discussion about white supremacy — at these Confederate monument sites.”
While getting her master's degree at Duke, UNC alum Ashlyn Sanders was diagnosed with a rare neurological condition. Now, her company aims to help others like her.
Now that some Tar Heels have more time on their hands, UNC students are finding creative ways to stay busy in this period of remote learning. One student mentioned working on embroidery, while another started translating a collection of Spanish stories into English.
The curriculum — which will begin fall 2020 — will allow students to receive a master’s of science remotely over a two-year period.
The UNC chapter of She’s the First, an international non-profit organization that fights gender inequality through education, hosted its annual International Women’s Day Tea at the Carolina Inn Sunday, March 1. The event included panel discussion that touched on the obstacles women still face in the 21st century.
UNC sophomore Arya Pontula and two of her friends filed a petition to make North Carolina start budgeting carbon dioxide emissions.
The Diversity in Science Brown Bag Lunch Series is a monthly event hosted by the University Libraries to discuss diversity and inclusion in science.