1-on-1 with Scott Moody: Combining Mission and Market

By Emory Nager Carolina THINK and Innovate Carolina present Scott Moody who is responsible for Apple’s fingerprint recognition system found in the iPhone 5s. Scott founded AuthenTec, a tech company that made fingerprint sensors that could be used to unlock phones and computers, which then sold to Apple in 2012 … Continued

The Great Carolina Cook-Off Comes to UNC

By Emory Nager The local non-profit Hope Gardens is sponsoring the upcoming UNC event of the Great Carolina Cook-Off on Thursday, March 30 from 6 PM to 9 PM in the Great Hall of the Student Union. The Great Carolina Cook-Off is a campus-wide cooking contest that allows students to … Continued

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Best Buddies Making News

The Daily Tar Heel featured Campus Y committee Best Buddies today, highlighting the way the organization pairs volunteers with community members in one-on-one partnerships based on friendship. Since it’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month, it’s an especially good time to check out one of the Y’s most vibrant committees. Just … Continued


Empty Bowls Returns to Chapel Hill

By Emory Nager The Campus Y Committee Tar Heel TABLE fights food insecurity in the local Chapel Hill/Carrboro community, working closely with TABLE NC, which helps provide local hungry children with food. TABLE is holding an event called Empty Bowls at Weaver Street Market this coming Sunday, October 16 from 3:30-7:00 called Empty Bowls. … Continued


Former Texas Senator Wendy Davis Campaigns for Clinton in Front of the Campus Y

Former Texas Senator Wendy Davis campaigned for Democratic Nominee Hillary Clinton in front of the Campus Y on Friday, October 23rd. Davis spoke on women’s rights in a Q&A covered by the Daily Tar Heel on Friday. According to the article, Davis is advocating for Clinton because of her strong … Continued