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Texas botanist named next director of NC Botanical Garden
Feb 1, 2015 • News & ObserverCHAPEL HILL — The N.C. Botanical Garden announced this week the appointment of Damon Waitt as its next director, starting April 13. ... The NCBG, part of the University of North Carolina, is a 1,000-acre assemblage of display gardens and natural areas. More
A Food Sisterhood Flourishes in North Carolina
Jan 27, 2015 • New York TimesCHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Back in the 1970s, when Nathalie Dupree and Shirley Corriher were cooking together in Atlanta, they wanted to avoid the kind of relationship in which competition slides into rancor. ... chefs didn't have to fight through classic ... More
UNC-CH seeks clearance from accreditation group
Jan 20, 2015 • WRAL.comSACS vice president Cheryl Cardell told UNC-Chapel Hill officials in a November letter that Wainstein's findings didn't jibe with information the university provided to the accrediting organization in 2013, when officials insisted the fraud was limited ... More
Former University of North Carolina Athletes Sue School and the NCAA for ...
Jan 30, 2015 • The RootThe suit is tied to the academic scandal that has plagued Chapel Hill in recent months. The school was accused of enrolling its student-athletes in ghost classes that didn't really exist. In October the school promised to launch several initiatives to ... More
Snow: Why do alumni love UNC and NC State?
Jan 31, 2015 • News & ObserverDuring the brouhaha over the no-attendance classes so popular with University of North Carolina athletes, more than one of my readers have commented on the air of arrogance and superiority attached to the university and its graduates. The matter came ... More
Students want UNC to rename building named after KKK organizer
Jan 28, 2015 • WRAL.comChapel Hill, N.C. — Saunders Hall is a dignified-looking building, made of brick and framed by trees on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's historic Polk Place. Its namesake is William Lawrence Saunders, an 1854 graduate who served as a ... More
Tom Ross asked to leave UNC system presidency
Jan 16, 2015 • News & ObserverAs N.C. A&T State University Chancellor Harold Martin Sr. waits, Joan G. MacNeill, member of the Board of Governors, gives UNC system President Tom Ross a hug after Ross' departure was announced by the board during a meeting Friday at UNC-Chapel Hill ... More
Live Wire: N.C. pageants cast wide net in setting boundaries for competitors
Jan 31, 2015 • Fayetteville ObserverBaskett, a Fayetteville native, is a junior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Most local pageants connected with Miss North Carolina cast a broader net for contestants than the boundaries of their home county. Some take contestants ... More
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