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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...

Here's Some Good News For Calorie Counters

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the nation's largest food companies have cut daily calorie counts by an average of 78 per person, a new study says, more t...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Investigators Say Agent Provided ex-UNC Players Cash

AP | Posted 03.11.2013 | Sports

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Investigators in North Carolina say a Georgia-based sports agent violated sports agent laws by sending cash payments to former Tar He...

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 Insidehighered.com 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,

UNC African Studies Department At Heart Of 2-Year Athletic And Academic Scandal

AP | EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 02.19.2013 | Black Voices

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — A months-long investigation of academic fraud at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill finds the problems were con...

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...

UNC Student Says He Was Branded In Hate Crime

Posted 06.12.2011 | College

UPDATE: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill's Department of Public Safety has determined that this alleged hate crime was false. For updates on ...

The Best-Value Public Colleges

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The New Year is off to a great start for the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, which has been named Kiplinger's best value public college for ...

Shillin' on Campus

Christie Garton | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Christie Garton

Erin Cunningham is University Chic blogger and underclassman at George Washington University. The following is a student's perspective on the recent c...

University Of North Carolina Considers Rails On Bunks After Woman Fell To Her Death

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill may install railings on bunk beds in its dorms after a woman fell to her death i...

Thomas Ross UNC? Davidson President Expected To Become A Tar Heel

charlotteobserver.com | Posted: Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Once again, the University of North Carolina is poised to name as its new leader a native son with deep ties to the state's political establishment. ...

University Of North Carolina Commits To Alternative Fuels

BusinessWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Student environmental activists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill won a commitment from administrators to stop using coal for campus ...

Sara Isaacson: ROTC Student May Be Forced To Repay Army Scholarship After Coming Out

Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill student Sara Isaacson said coming out as a lesbian was a matter of integrity. But because Isaacson is an ROT...

Best Values In Public Colleges, According To Kiplinger's

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Given the weak economic landscape and the steep cost of tuition at private universities -- the average total cost of a private university recently hit...

March Madness: Smart Money Says Cornell

Dennis Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dennis Danziger

This year I've adopted a new system. I'm betting on the colleges with the highest SAT scores and the strictest admission's policies.