PW special report: Low pay, high cost of living are sending UNC System grad students to food pantries
Folasewa Olatunde didn’t want to go to the dentist. But sharp pain and inflammation in her mouth told her she should. The dentist told her she needed to have a molar removed and some cavities filled. The cost: more than $3,000.
With classes beginning this week, UNC-Chapel Hill faculty petition to take classes online for 4-6 weeks
Over the weekend students across the UNC System began moving into on-campus dorms and off-campus apartments. But with classes set to begin Wednesday at UNC-Chapel Hill, faculty are petitioning to take classes online for 4-6 weeks as new COVID-19 clusters are already appearing on campus and Delta variant infections continue to climb. As of Monday […]
UNC schools begin responding to potential budget cuts of up to 50 percent
Last week, Policy Watch reported the UNC Board of Governors Chairman directed the chancellors of its 17 campuses to prepare plans for 25 to 50 percent budget cuts as the system may have to move to all-online instruction in the coming Fall semester. Though the COVID-19 pandemic is worse in the state now than when the […]