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Lifelong learners and leaders

Fall 2022
A new general education curriculum launched this fall at Carolina and is designed to support students as they engage in their communities and the world.
Dean White chats with students in line to take sips from the Old Well.

From Colorado to Carolina

Fall 2022
Jim White, the College’s new dean, is a climate scientist and a consensus-builder.

Preserving endangered manuscripts

Fall 2022
Religious studies scholar Waleed Ziad and UNC librarian Rustin Zarkar traveled to the Afghanistan-Pakistan border to work with local communities on digitizing endangered Sufi archives.
Emma Reinhardt examines a bird as she kneels in the field doing research.

Crouching researcher, hidden sparrow

Fall 2022
Four UNC students spent their summer in Colorado studying Lincoln’s sparrows in search of answers to fundamental biological questions.
The arched sign to the Old Fort Gateway trails.

A new day for Old Fort

Fall 2022
A creative collaborative supported by Southern Futures is conceiving a bright future for Old Fort, North Carolina.
Water pours into a short glass. Spilled water is all over the table.

Can sustainable plastics clean our plastic-polluted water?

Spring 2022
UNC researchers across disciplines are harnessing the power of a new plastic to remove pollutants from drinking water. Their work just got a significant boost from the state legislature...
Nikki at Cap de Formentor in Spain

Reopening the world

Spring 2022
UNC’s Study Abroad Office adapted its programming during the pandemic, creating new global learning opportunities for students at home while helping others travel internationally safely.
Susie Penman (left) and Caroline Efird in Wilson Library.

The Polio Project

Spring 2022
Southern Oral History Program students probed memories of polio to better understand the COVID-19 pandemic.

A space to talk about hard things

Spring 2022
The award-winning National High School Ethics Bowl teaches students how to thoughtfully engage with divisive topics — and with one another.
Tessa Davis, Kriddie Whitmore and Liz Farquhar sit on a pole with a volcano in the background.

Perseverance in the Páramo

Fall 2021
Recent graduates Liz Farquhar and Tessa Davis spent two months in Ecuador doing research. They share how the pandemic shaped their journey.
Spring 2023 magazine cover features a group of peole celebrating with confetti

Inside This Issue

A Campaign for the People: In our cover package, read how the Campaign for Carolina benefited students, faculty and programs across the College. ALSO INSIDE: Southern voices, Starworks, Teens and tech. Click on the magazine cover to view a reader-friendly flipbook.

Dean Jim White sits at his desk in South Building.

Letter From the Dean

Dean Jim White shares successes from the Campaign for Carolina and what's next for the College.

Teens text on their smartphones.

Give to Carolina

With groundbreaking research linking social media habits to brain changes, the Winston National Center on Technology Use, Brain and Psychological Development also provides career training and public awareness. A $10 million gift in March 2022 from the Winston Family Foundation created the center.

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