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Thought the battle over affirmative action was over? Think again

In June, the Supreme Court ruled in a case called Fisher v. University of Texas — and rejected a challenge to UT’s race-conscious admissions program. But the battle between affirmative action supporters and opponents is far from over. 631 more words


BPS Summer Program Alumni Spotlight: Yadilette Rivera-Colón

The Society recently caught up with 2008 Biophysical Society Summer Program in Biophysics alumna and active member of the BPS Education Committee, Yadilette Rivera-Colón. Since participating in the program as an undergraduate, Yadilette has gone on to receive her PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and complete a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. 728 more words


UNC Softball

During my four years at UNC I have taught a great bunch of students, Carolina’s finest indeed. Every single one of them had a great talent: I have finally understood Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, thanks to a student who made a presentation on it – in Spanish! 289 more words

Dear UNC

Dear UNC,

I grew up with you in my blood. The alma mater poured from my lips with ease from my lips from the beginning. The only thing I ever wanted in my life from the moment I understood what it was, was UNC diploma. 1,200 more words


Tarheel 10 Miler 2016- Race Recap

Now a few weeks past, I have just a few minutes to try to recapture some thoughts and moments from my second running of a huge Triangle event.   591 more words


BEING MORTAL is UNC-Chapel Hill's 2016 Carolina #SummerReading Book! (#CommonReading)

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has selected Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal for their 2016 Carolina Summer Reading program!

All incoming first-year and transfer students are expected to read the book over the summer and participate in small group discussions on the Monday before fall 2016 classes begin. 364 more words

Common Reading Program

The Old Well: 5 Things You May Not Know

Located in the heart of campus, the Old Well is perhaps one of the most iconic images associated with The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill… 126 more words