UNC holds a daylong summit to address campus mental health, and speakers pressure the university to put more resources into keeping students healthy. Student volunteers keep UNC’s COVID-19 testing center running. Using tests they developed, Duke researchers found elevated levels of lead contamination in the soil in Durham. While more women are serving as judges in North Carolina, they still face barriers to entry. Esteemed UNC professor Bland Simpson’s latest work, North Carolina: Land of Water, Land of Sky, shares stories of places and people. It’s mid-November; is it too early to start decorating for the holiday season?