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Calling to serve others leads Verdier back to Campus Y

Mathilde Verdier, a 2006 global studies graduate originally from France, understands firsthand the influence the Campus Y can have on students’ lives. She’s helping students launch social ventures through the Y’s CUBE incubator.


Lycan to deliver American Philosophical Association lecture

UNC philosopher William G. Lycan will deliver the 2014-2015 Sanders Lecture at an upcoming meeting of the American Philosophical Association (APA). Lycan is the William Rand Kenan Jr. Professor in the department of philosophy. The Sanders Lecturer is selected by a special APA committee. It was established in 2013 “to honor a distinguished scholar in philosophy of mind, metaphysics or … Continued


Shad and Trey’s excellent adventure

UNC-Chapel Hill roommates and Pi Kappa Phi fraternity brothers Shad Albarazanji and Trey Bright are riding bikes 4,000 miles cross-country on Push America’s Journey of Hope.


Aldrich honored by Mid Sweden University

UNC sociologist Howard Aldrich will receive an honorary degree from Mid Sweden University on Oct. 10.


Researchers join forces to study high school dual-credit policy

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Michigan, and the Tennessee Department of Education will share in a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to launch a five-year study on the impact of a new dual-credit policy in Tennessee.


Delinquent homeowners who file for bankruptcy 70 percent less likely to lose their homes

Filing for bankruptcy is the primary legal mechanism by which homeowners in foreclosure can maintain ownership of their home while they resolve their financial and delinquency issues.


UNC students receive Udall scholarship honors, internships

Chelsea Barnes and Sangeetha Kumar were both selected in April by the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation as honorable mentions for the 2014 Udall Scholarship. This is the first time two students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been chosen as honorable mentions in the same academic year.