News & Sports Archive
President Spellings: What Should Her Agenda Be For UNC?
UNC leaders say Margaret Spellings should be building relationships - and she may be uniquely suited to do it.
Six Tar Heels Sign NFL Contracts
UNC has now gone two consecutive years without having a player selected in the seven-round NFL Draft. Guard Landon Turner earned first-team All-Americ...
UNC Selects “Being Mortal” For 2016 Summer Reading
UNC has selected Atul Gawande’s “Being Mortal” for its summer reading this year. The book is about Gawande combining research and pers...
Carrboro Day Canceled Due to Weather
***Carrboro Day has been canceled due to the threat of in element weather.*** Weather permitting, Carrboro Day will take place Sunday, May 1. Join nei...
News Around Town
“Color The Hill” – And Yourself – For A Cause (Or Three)
The "Color the Hill" 4K on May 21 will support three local causes - and it's a pretty fun event in itself.
Are Doctors Willing To Be “Good Samaritans”? UNC Study Says Yes
Good Samaritan laws protect doctors who help in emergencies - but a UNC study has found they tend to help anyway.
Pre-K - 12 Education
Carrboro High School Students Get A “Sense Of Place”
All year long, Carrboro High School teacher Melissa Barry has been giving her students a taste of our community's history.
UNC Men’s Lacrosse Falls to Syracuse in ACC Tournament
No. 1 seed North Carolina was knocked off in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinal on Friday night. Fourth-seeded Syracuse led throughout...
UNC Women’s Lacrosse Beats Duke in ACC Semifinal
A 3-0 scoring run over the final 15 minutes of the game led UNC women’s lacrosse to a 7-6 win over Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament ...
UNC Researchers Find Brain Circuit That Controls Binge Drinking
Researchers at UNC have identified a circuit between two regions of the brain that controls binge drinking of alcohol. “The puzzle is starting to co...
Fifth Suspect in Efland Murder Appears in Court
A fifth suspect in a fatal shooting in Efland earlier this year appeared in court on Friday. Terry Glenn Jones Jr., of Durham, made his first appearan...
Community Members Talk About Lack Of Young Professionals In Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill is the home to one of the best universities in the country, but despite a large number of young people, the town is struggling to attract ...
UNC Student Named Mount Vernon Fellow
A second-year UNC student has become the university’s first recipient of the Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program. Andrea Barnes will take part i...
PlayMakers Wraps Up Season With “Real Americans”
The last PlayMakers show of 2015-16 is a one-man play by Dan Hoyle, based on interviews conducted across the country.
Orange County Commissioner Named Public Health Hero
Commissioner Bernadette Pelissier has been named Orange County’s 2016 Public Health Hero. Pelissier was given the inaugural award because she ha...
PPP: North Carolinians Not Fans Of House Bill 2
45 percent of North Carolinians disapprove of House Bill 2; only 36 percent support it.
Former UNC Assistant Professor Indicted On Child Pornography Charges
Former UNC assistant research professor Kuo Hsiung Yang, 33, has been indicted on federal child pornography charges Tuesday, according to WRAL. Yang ...
Duke President Richard Brodhead Stepping Down in 2017
Duke University President Richard Brodhead will step down in 2017. The university announced the move on Thursday. Brodhead’s tenure will end at the ...
Women’s Lacrosse Off To Strong Start In ACC Tournament
The Tar Heels jumped out to a 6-1 lead early and never looked back as they beat Virginia Tech 19-6 to advance to the second round of the ACC Tournamen...
Four Tar Heels Named All-ACC Tennis Players
Four members of the UNC men’s tennis team have been named to one of the All-ACC teams. For the third year in a row, juniors Ronnie Schneider ...