A UNC sociology professor is under fire for the use of role-playing pedagogy in his classroom after a student went public with allegations that he created an unsafe learning environment for students of color within his Social and Economic Justice class last semester. The student also said she felt her issues with the class were at times “blatantly ignored and unaddressed” and that the professor didn’t initiate conversations regarding her and other students’ concerns about how the class addressed issues of race.
The Undergraduate Senate’s Commission on Campus Equality and Student Equity met for the first time Tuesday. During the meeting, the commission discussed plans to address representation and support for minority groups on campus.
Reeves Moseley didn’t expect to begin his term as student body president during a pandemic. The rising senior took on his role in April with the goal to #BridgetheDivide between UNC and traditionally marginalized student groups.
As UNC students consider an untraditional fall semester with different challenges and new health guidelines, conversations around the affordability of class materials remain the same.
Residential student workers are having to consider new challenges as their move-in date is pushed up to coincide with UNC's new fall semester start date.
The Ackland Art Museum closed its doors to in-person visitors in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This weekend, the Ackland held its first Virtual Friends and Family Sunday, featuring a live storytime, art-making and artist spotlight videos.
Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz announced Thursday initial plans for UNC's return to on-campus operations for the fall semester. Since then, some students have responded with a range of concerns, including worries about their health and safety and fears of burnout and academic stress.
The Undergraduate Senate looked ahead to fall semester and passed four items of legislation during its first full meeting of the summer Tuesday. One piece of legislation passed was a resolution in support of the Campus Y’s statement regarding a controversial Interfraternity Council event that took place in February.
At its third meeting, the Commission on History, Race and a Way Forward heard from the University of Virginia's Commission on the University in the Age of Segregation. UVA commission members offered advice and guidance on ways to stage a multiyear project reckoning with the University's racial past.
This year's Chancellor's Award Ceremony has been postponed due to COVID-19, but in the meantime, the recipients are being honored virtually.