Campus Updates

Web-based tool assesses civil fallout from criminal convictions

Truth or myth? Once a convicted person has completed his or her court imposed sentence, his or her debt to society has been paid in full. Myth. Although the criminal sentence has been satisfied, the person still faces a range of civil disabilities as a result of the conviction. The Collateral Consequences Assessment Tool, or…

1890 to present: UNC system yearbooks online

History buffs and alumni can go online to glimpse famous grads as young adults and college culture through the years in archived yearbooks from most UNC system universities, thanks to a project based at UNC-Chapel Hill. The North Carolina Digital Heritage Center has scanned and posted the yearbooks. They are part of the center’s efforts to…

Wilson Library exhibit showcases extinct Carolina Parakeet

The colorful Carolina Parakeet once flocked in great numbers across the American Southeast, but now the bird is extinct.  You can see what the parakeet looked like in a new exhibit in the North Carolina Collection Gallery of Wilson Library at UNC-Chapel Hill. “The Carolina Parakeet in Art: Images from the Powell Collection,” features gifts…