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University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Why Big Data Is an Increasingly Big Deal in Colleges

Phil Simon | Posted 06.09.2016 | Education
Phil Simon

Not too long ago, I announced a pretty significant career change. Yes, I'm returning to academia to teach at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Ar...

Religious Hypocrites and Their Timeless Tactics: McCrory, Tartuffe, and House Bill 2

Harold Lloyd | Posted 05.22.2016 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

With HB 2, Pat McCrory fleeces every worker of employment protections including the right to sue in state court for discrimination based on "race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap."

From Sexting to Social Good: Pro-LGBT Snapchat Campaign Fights Transphobic HB2 in North Carolina

Stuart Symington | Posted 05.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Stuart Symington

HB2 cannot become a cancerous model that spreads throughout the country, or even one referenced abroad as a way to justify even more extreme forms of discrimination against the already marginalized LGBT community.

Whose University is it Anyways? UNC and HB2

Brian A. Coussens | Posted 05.02.2016 | College
Brian A. Coussens

While every stance made against House Bill 2 marks a vital contribution in the movement against an unjust and discriminatory law, the calls by the representative bodies of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are qualitatively different from those of businesses and private institutions.

Why Young People Are Crucial to LGBTQ Advocacy

Brennan Lewis | Posted 04.18.2016 | Impact
Brennan Lewis

I am 19 years old and I have never felt safe in a school bathroom. I am a queer student at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and I am represented by a state government that doesn't seem to care about the safety of people like me.

FBI Opens Investigation As Chapel Hill Victims Are Mourned

Reuters | Colleen Jenkins | Posted 04.14.2015 | Crime

(Adds statement by FBI on separate inquiry in paragraph 4, background on Erdogan in paragraph 7) By Colleen Jenkins WIN...

Matt Sledge

Father Of Slain Muslim Sisters Calls For Federal Hate Crime Probe | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics

RALEIGH, North Carolina -- The father of two Muslim sisters killed in a triple murder by an atheist with an intense dislike of all religion told a mas...

Igor Bobic

Tea Party Legislature Targets University of North Carolina In Major Assault On Higher Learning | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Art Pope, the wealthy owner of a chain of dollar stores, became a pioneer in the use of big money to seize power at the state level in 2...

Why Your Resume Skills Won't Necessarily Make You Successful

Yina Sun | Posted 03.10.2015 | College
Yina Sun

But truly to lead, while keeping a team together, means more than those skills; it means being able to motivate each other when everyone is feeling discouraged, being able to unite the team when everyone hates each other, and being able to influence others instead of pushing onto them.

Why Millennials Can Fix Healthcare

Emily Cerciello | Posted 12.29.2014 | College
Emily Cerciello

In 1991, Neil Howe and William Strauss first described their theory of generations as a four-turn cycle that expresses the attitudes and moods of Amer...

How It All Began

Yina Sun | Posted 12.29.2014 | College
Yina Sun

I used to believe that each profession had sole, specific purposes: doctors save lives, businesses make money, lawyers handle laws. However, through GreenChar, I realized that there are options-there are multiple paths to a destination, and these destination are often interconnected.

Death Over Dinner

Connor Belson | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Connor Belson

The dinner began with intertwining circles of friends coming together to discuss an uncomfortable topic, and it ended with those previously strangers laughing and sharing and bonding over mutual fears and similar reactions and unique stories.

Duke University Building Will No Longer Honor White Supremacist

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.19.2014 | College

Duke University President Richard H. Brodhead announced Monday the school is renaming a building that was dubbed in honor of a white supremacist. A...

Students Challenge College Sexual Assault Policies

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Robyn Gee Sexual violence and sexual assault often go unreported on college campuses.  The  Center for Public Integrity reports that perpetrator...

UNC Not Amused At Fake Shooting Email For Kid's Website

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.21.2013 | College

A student at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill recently launched a new social media startup called Bevii. To promote it, he decided to send...

One State, One Rate: Campaign for Tuition Equality

Alex Hayden DiLalla | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics
Alex Hayden DiLalla

Assuming for the sake of argument that one was not persuaded by a sense of social justice, extending in-state tuition to undocumented students makes sense for the entire state on a policy level.

Academic Fraud Scandal Results In Big Bucks For PR Firms

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.10.2013 | College

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill spent more than $500,000 on public relations help over the last two years to deal with an academic fraud ...

Tyler Kingkade

Campus Sexual Assault Survivor Says School Retaliated Against Her For Speaking Out | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.26.2013 | College

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill sophomore Landen Gambill is filing a new complaint with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil R...

Governor of North Carolina Calls University Students 'Butts' in His Comment About the State's Higher Education

Yuna Shin | Posted 04.02.2013 | College
Yuna Shin

Pat McCrory's statement has unleashed a torrent of comments on already. McCrory is not alone in calling for overhaul of his state's universities and community colleges. The governors of Wisconsin, Texas, and Florida, all Republicans, have proposed similar ideas,

Did A UNC Football Player Plagiarize An 11-Year-Old?

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.25.2012 | College

Are you smarter than a 5th grader? Then maybe don't try to plagiarize one. That's what one University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill football playe...

UNC Chapel Hill Chancellor To Step Down: Reports

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.17.2012 | College

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Chancellor Holden Thorp will resign at the end of the 2012-13 academic year, he announced Monday. Thorp ha...

Baby Soaps Could Trigger Positive Pot Test (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 06.15.2012 | Parents

A new study out of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill reveals some baby soaps may cause infants to test positive for marijuana, reports My ...

ANOTHER Student Newspaper Runs Controversial Trayvon Martin Cartoon

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.02.2012 | College

Students on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are condemning a controversial editorial cartoon that ran in the student new...

Top 10 Colleges That Give Back To Communities (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 11.01.2011 | Impact

The Washington Monthly recently released its national rankings of 258 universities, but didn't focus on test scores, admission rates or the number of...

Hate Crime Reported By UNC Student Allegedly False

Posted 06.12.2011 | College

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill's Department of Public Safety has determined that a report of alleged aggravated assault filed by a stu...