Month: January 2019
Folt’s UNC career marked by fundraising success, campus controversies
Carolina Connection – Jan. 26, 2019
Carol Folt has five days left on the job as UNC’s chancellor, and no replacement has been named. UNC System Interim President Bill Roper says Silent Sam should not return to its former location. Some campus leaders say the resignations of Carol Folt and Margaret Spellings suggest UNC isn’t welcoming to women leaders. The federal government shutdown is over, but it affected families of UNC students. Former NAACP President Ben Jealous talks about Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and race relations. A North Carolina competition brings together storytellers through song.
Folt prepares for her last days at UNC after a stormy month
Folt, Spellings resignations raise questions about whether UNC supports women leaders
Roper says Silent Sam should not return to McCorkle Place, but its future remains unclear
Government shutdown ends, but UNC students still feel its effects
North Carolina Pride Songwriter Showcase melds storytelling and music
Study reveals sleep texting is common among college students
By Brighton McConnell Most people know using a smartphone right before bed isn’t good for a healthy night’s rest. But now, a new phenomenon is happening to some college students: using their smartphones as they sleep. Brighton McConnell has the details.