RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

A collection of news and information related to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill published by this site and its partners.

Top University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Articles

Displaying items 1-11
  • Study: An apple a day may not keep the doctor away

    Study: An apple a day may not keep the doctor away
    An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples. The findings don't mean apples aren't good for you...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1965, tennis player Carol Mohn becomes first girl in area to take part in boys varsity event

    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. March 30 2000—John Walson Jr., the president of Service Electric Cable Television, purchases majority ownership in the Pennsylvania ValleyDawgs,...
  • Run from Cuba, Americans cling to claims for seized property

    The smell of Cuban coffee drifts from the kitchen as Carolyn Chester digs through photos, faded with age, that fill four boxes spread across the dining table. Friends linked arm-in-arm on the sands of a Cuban beach. Men in suits and women in evening...
  • Stanford University reports allegations of cheating by students

    STANFORD, Calif. Stanford University is investigating allegations of academic cheating by students during the recent winter quarter, according to University Provost John Etchemendy. A letter Etchemendy sent to faculty and teaching staff this week pointed...
  • University of North Carolina debates what to do with Saunders Hall, named for KKK leader

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Students put forth a forceful argument to University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill trustees this week for changing the name of a building they say perpetuates racism on campus. At a meeting of the trustees' academic affairs committee, a...
  • UNC discusses renaming hall named for purported KKK leader

    Trustees at the University of North Carolina are hearing opinions on whether to change the name of Saunders Hall - a building named for a confederate colonel who purportedly was an organizer of the Ku Klux Klan in the state. Area media outlets report a...
  • Affirmative action thrives at most selective colleges

    WASHINGTON Colleges across the country are trying to diversify their freshman classes, but are doing so on an ever-changing legal terrain about whether, and to what extent, they may consider race in admissions policy. Higher education groups have new...
  • Pamela M. Joseph, Air Force major

    Pamela M. Joseph, Air Force major
    Pamela Mattie Joseph, a former Air Force major and flight nurse who became an advocate for cancer awareness, died of multiple myeloma March 7 at her Columbia home. She was 64. Pamela Howell was born in Waynesville, N.C., the daughter of William Howell,...
  • Big-time college sports should split from their universities

    Big-time college sports should split from their universities
    This is the time of year when we are reminded of the incredible riches to be earned from big-time college sports. Among the top seeds in the March Madness NCAA men's basketball tournament is the University of Louisville. The public university is known...
  • Justice Department's Ferguson report to be published by New Press

    Justice Department's Ferguson report to be published by New Press
    New Press will publish the U.S. Department of Justice's "Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department" and bring it to bookstores in July. The report, the result of a six-month DOJ investigation, found rampant injustice in the Missouri town where...
  • Curtis Gans, a man who changed the course of history

    Curtis Gans, a man who changed the course of history
    In high-stakes politics, sometimes the action of a little-known player drastically alters the chessboard with significant results. Such was the case of Curtis Gans, a serious game-changer who, as a University of North Carolina graduate, helped engineer...