Is the type of person who would opt to go to college naturally more inclined to be a good citizen? Or is it the college experience itself that helps make the person a good citizen?
During the annual University Day ceremony at Memorial Hall, Carolina celebrated its founding and its mission to serve the state.
The new class of more than 200 members, which includes three Carolina faculty, including two from the College of Arts & Sciences, recognizes the outstanding achievements of individuals in academia, the arts, business, government and public affairs.
Senior Allie Omens, a public policy and environmental studies major, spends her free time at Carolina tackling environmental issues, including working toward a waste-free campus.
Indigenous Peoples’ Day came about as an alternative to Columbus Day in the late 1980s. It is a holiday that aims to celebrate Native Americans and indigenous populations across the United States.
UNC anthropologist Sandy Smith-Nonini and filmmaker Roque Nonini teamed up to create a documentary about the underlying forces of Puerto Rico’s energy crisis.
Associate Director of the Institute for the Study of the Americas Hannah Gill spoke to UNC News about the past and future of Latin American migration to North Carolina.