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Bridge programs help first-generation students adapt to college life

Philip Gibert received no funds from his family to help with college costs and had no idea how to navigate the college application processes. This led to a difficult transition into university life, poor grades and a stressful college experience. 811 more words


Five things to do before graduation

Today marks my last “last day of classes,” or LDOC, at UNC Chapel Hill. Over the past four years here, I’ve pretty much kept my head in the books and slaved away in the library. 525 more words

Advice & Life


Over the last several years my beloved alma mater, UNC, has been involved in a number of controversies that have made national news. From academic and athletic scandals involving thousands of athletes, to the sexual assault of dozens, if not hundreds of women, and more recently the shooting of three Muslims a mile from campus by a neighbor, the community I came to love has been staggering from bad news to worse. 800 more words


Stephen Fulham | The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

It had been a while since I’d last blogged, so I used my previous one to post on what I’d been up to. 473 more words

North America

From the desk of Jay M. Smith and Mary Willingham

Jay M. Smith is a professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has served in a variety of administrative capacities involving the management of undergraduate education. 1,016 more words

Guest Blogs

After an Impressive Career, Littleton Resident Begins Peace Corps Service in Namibia

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 14, 2015 – Allison Daniel, 56, of Littleton, N.C., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Namibia on April 13 to begin training as an Urban Youth Development volunteer. 391 more words


UNC Program in Chromatin and Epigenetics Launches

UNC has launched a new program that aims to address the fundamental gaps in knowledge surrounding epigenetic regulation, with a long-term goal of developing novel therapeutic approaches towards treating human disease. 333 more words