This past September, the UNC Board of Governors voted to ban litigation work done by the UNC School of Law’s Center for Civil Rights — which provided pro bono work to low-income communities — on the belief that this should not be the center’s focus.
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein led the first of four collegiate council meetings within the UNC system to work with students on combating opioid addiction on college campuses on Oct. 16.
A study conducted in 2016 surveyed 137,456 first-year college students and studied their mental health, behavior, political ideology, adaptation to college and concerns about rising costs of education.
Hurricane Ophelia, which hit Ireland Monday, is the 10th consecutive storm this hurricane season in the Atlantic
North Carolina will receive over $1 million from the Environment Protection Agency by the end of the month for its ability to monitor the storage of hazardous waste throughout the state.
For the first time in its history, the North Carolina State Fair, which runs Oct. 12 through 22, will begin selling beer and wine on the state fairgrounds.
Malinda Lowery was appointed as the new director of the Center for the Study of the American South on July 1. She's an associate professor in history and director of the Southern Oral History Program. Staff writer Tallman Boyd asked Lowery about her appointment and her plans for the center.