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P.J. Hairston Involved in Altercation with High School Basketball Player

Once again, Charlotte Hornets first-round pick P.J. Hairston is making headlines for all the wrong reasons. The former University of North Carolina standout was involved in an altercation during a pickup game Sunday, during which heShow More Summary

Laura Morton

Debutante Ball in San Francisco, 2009 Laura Morton (b. 1984, USA) grew up in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. and began to pursue a career in photojournalism during her undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she graduated in 2006 with a degree in Political Science and Journalism. Her personal work […]

Study: Office Sexism Starts In The Guy’s Marriage

According to new research by the University of North Carolina, men with stay-at-home wives are more likely to have a negative outlook on women in the workforce. Five studies were carried out on almost 1,000 married heterosexual men, and even with the use of varying types of research methods and samples, results were grimly consistent. Guys [...]

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Saving Community Journalism: The Path to Profitability By Penelope Muse Abernathy The University of North Carolina Press 254 pages; $27.50 cloth; $27.99 ebook Penelope Muse Abernathy, formerly an executive at The New York Times and The...Show More Summary

NCAA Re-Launches Investigation Into No-Show Class Scandal at UNC

The NCAA has re-opened an investigation into the no-show classes and grade fixing scandal for athletes at the University of North Carolina years after the scandal and long after it allowed its own investigation to lie fallow. Between...Show More Summary

N.C.A.A. Is Reopening Inquiry Into Academic Violations at North Carolina

The investigation involves academic violations at the University of North Carolina.

NCAA to reopen academic fraud probe at University of North Carolina

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The NCAA notified North Carolina that it will reopen its 2011 investigation looking into “academic irregularities” at the school among Tar Heels athletes. The case had previously ended more than two years ago.

Controversy over Charlotte Hornets' P.J. Hairston Refuses to Die

P.J. Hairston put a nightmarish 2013-14 season officially behind him on Thursday night, as the former University of North Carolina basketball star was selected with the No. 26 pick and traded to the Charlotte Bobcats. But his past continues...Show More Summary

US should re-evaluate definition of skilled workers in immigration policy

New immigration research from Rice University, the University of North Carolina and the Centre for Population, Poverty and Public Policy Studies suggests the U.S. should re-evaluate its definition of skilled workers to include informal skills of migrant workers. read more

RIP Jim Mullen, Founder of UNC’s Advertising Program (1922-2014)

If you live outside of Tarheel Country, this news may not stop you, but it should. Jim Mullen, who founded the University of North Carolina’s advertising program, died this week at Carolina Meadows Retirement Community, where he lived...Show More Summary

New Book, Local News Lab Highlight Rev Strategies For Community Journalism

A book released by the University of North Carolina press, “Saving Community Journalism: The Path to Profitability” by Penelope Muse Abernathy, highlights the challenges surrounding local news operations and offers recommendations on...Show More Summary

University Ordered to Pay $700K in Legal Fees for Christian Professor Denied Promotion Due to His Conservative Views

After spending seven years trying to deny a promotion "rightfully due" to Christian professor Mike Adams because of his conservative views, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington was ordered by a federal judge last Tuesday to pay more than $700,000 in legal fees accrued by the professor in a protracted discrimination lawsuit with the institution.

MORE EVIDENCE THAT SUING UNIVERSITIES CAN BE LUCRATIVE: Judge rules UNCW must pay professor $700,00…

MORE EVIDENCE THAT SUING UNIVERSITIES CAN BE LUCRATIVE: Judge rules UNCW must pay professor $700,000 for legal fees. “The University of North Carolina Wilmington has to pay more than $700,000 in legal fees in a civil suit involving one of its own professors, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.... Adams, who declined comment [...]

UNC Star: I Took Bogus Classes

Rashad McCants, the second-leading scorer on the University of North Carolina basketball team that won the 2004-05 national title, told ESPN that tutors wrote his term papers, he rarely went to class for about half his time at UNC and he remained able to play largely because he took bogus classes designed to keep athletes academically eligible. Show More Summary

Gio: Scandal 'puts stigma' on UNC athletes

CINCINNATI -- He's more than a year removed from being in a classroom at the University of North Carolina, and he's still about a year short of graduating, but one of the school's most well-recognized recent attendees spoke out Friday...Show More Summary

Former UNC Basketball Star Says He Got Straight A's Without Going To A Single Class

Rashad McCants, the second-leading scorer on the University of North Carolina's 2004-05 basketball team that won the national championship, told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" that he rarely attended class, turned in papers written entirely by tutors, and took bogus courses in the African-American Studies department during his three years in Chapel Hill. Show More Summary

Rashad McCants Discusses Alleged Academic Fraud During Time at North Carolina

The University of North Carolina's men's basketball team has been a perennial championship contender under head coach Roy Williams, but former Tar Heels star and NBA player Rashad McCants claims that the program didn't play by the rules...Show More Summary

UNC Schools Begin Offering Gay Military Spouses In-State Tuition

Despite a state ban on same-sex marriage, the University of North Carolina system has begun offering in-state tuition to the gay spouses of military personnel, so long as they were wed in states that have instituted marriage equality. Featured Image: read more

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 05/17

William Blair, With Malice toward Some: Treason and Loyalty in the Civil War Era (University of North Carolina Press, 2014). James Marten, America’s Corporal: James Tanner in War and Peace (University of Georgia Press, 2014). Susanna Michele Lee, Claiming the Union: Citizenship in the Post-Civil War South (Cambridge University Press, 2014).1 Theodore Rosengarten, All God’s […]

Medications can help adults with alcohol use disorders reduce drinking

Several medications can help people with alcohol use disorders maintain abstinence or reduce drinking, according to research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The work, published today in the Journal of the American...Show More Summary

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