UNC Chapel Hill http://wfae.org en Death Of The Apostrophe? http://wfae.org/post/death-apostrophe <p>We’ve all done it:&nbsp; written a sentence and misplaced or just forgotten to use an apostrophe.&nbsp; Take the word “its” for example.&nbsp; If it has an apostrophe, "it's" is a contraction for “it is” or “it has.” &nbsp;Well, there’s a movement of sorts to rid the English language of the apostrophe all together.&nbsp; You can find out more at a site called&nbsp;<a href="http://www.killtheapostrophe.com/" target="_blank">Killtheapostrophe.com</a>&nbsp; We decided to find out more from&nbsp;UNC Chapel Hill English Professor and Linguist Connie Eble.&nbsp; She says everything will be just fine if the apostrophe dies.</p><p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 20:04:56 +0000 Marshall Terry 41553 at http://wfae.org Folt installed as UNC's new chancellor http://wfae.org/post/folt-installed-uncs-new-chancellor <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill installed its&nbsp;</span>11<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;chancellor on Saturday, the first woman to hold the position. Sun, 13 Oct 2013 16:25:15 +0000 David Boraks 37203 at http://wfae.org Report Gives Teacher Training Programs Low Marks http://wfae.org/post/report-gives-teacher-training-programs-low-marks <p>A new <a href="http://www.nctq.org/dmsStage/Teacher_Prep_Review_2013_Report">rating of programs</a> which train teachers is creating a stir.&nbsp; The review by the National Council on Teacher Quality finds most college and university education departments have become what it calls “an industry of mediocrity.”&nbsp; U.S. News and World Report published the ratings this week.&nbsp;&nbsp; They’re generating a lot of criticism and not just from schools which scored poorly.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 15:36:34 +0000 Lisa Miller 29778 at http://wfae.org