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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Ronda Bullock

September 21, 2020

Anti-Racism is not a new fight to Dr. Ronda Bullock. She has made a continuous impact on people, specifically children, on the importance of disruptive peace. Being a Black woman in the predominately white, small, rural town of Goldston, NC … Continued

Race, Research and Reckoning

September 14, 2020

Panelists at the University’s first Race, Racism and Racial Equity (R3) symposium discuss how campus buildings, property and even historical archives came at the price of racial exploitation.

Message from UODI: Jacob Blake and Racial Trauma

September 2, 2020

Dear Carolina Community: The disturbing Wisconsin atrocity suffered by Jacob Blake, an African American man, shot in the back seven times by Rusten Sheskey, a white Kenosha police officer, has left people across the world reeling with disgust. With each … Continued

UNC Mourns the Loss of Master Storyteller Randall Kenan

September 1, 2020

Randall Kenan, Professor of English & Comparative Literature, passed away Friday, August 28, leaving a gaping hole in the University’s literary consciousness. The prolific writer was a beloved professor and respected member of the Carolina Community, impacting readers globally who … Continued

Carolina Mourns the Passing of Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote

August 12, 2020

Dr. Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote, associate professor in the Department of American Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences, passed away over the weekend of August 8 from leukemia. Jenny was a respected indigenous scholar (Kiowa) whose courses reflect her interdisciplinary … Continued

Diversity Spotlight: Elaine Westbrooks

July 31, 2020

Growing up in Homestead, PA, a mill town located on the outskirts of downtown Pittsburgh best known for its famous Negro League Baseball team, the Homestead Grays, Elaine Westbrooks developed an early affinity for her local library. An early build … Continued

The Impact of the Census on Underrepresented Communities

July 30, 2020

Written by Melody Kramer, Carolina Demography, Carolina Population Center   Have you filled out your 2020 Census form yet? A complete and accurate 2020 Census is important for North Carolina. The census shapes how billions of dollars in federal funding … Continued

BOT Votes to Remove Names from Buildings

July 29, 2020

Written by Susan Hudson, The Well   The University’s Board of Trustees approved the removal of four names from campus buildings at a special meeting Wednesday. The board voted 11-2 on four separate motions to remove the names Charles Brantley … Continued