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Milestone Moments

Carolina celebrated its 225th anniversary this academic year. The College of Arts & Sciences used the occasion to mark several moments in its own history including its origins in 1795.…

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From math to mental health

Psychology and neuroscience graduate student Matthew Clayton and his adviser, Mitch Prinstein, conduct studies focused on teen depression.…

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Examining what divides us

Assistant professor of communication China Medel’s current work focuses on the plight of migrants at the United States’ southern border.…

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Overcoming barriers through food

Anum Imran ’21 co-founded Traditional Kitchens, a refugee women-led cooperative cookery, to provide an opportunity for women to share their stories through food.…

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Making miracles happen

Since Chesca Colloredo-Mansfeld founded MiracleFeet in 2010, the nonprofit organization has worked with clinical partners around the world to treat clubfoot in children.…

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Bridging our silos

The Mellon-funded initiative Humanities for the Public Good is now roughly at its halfway point, with ambitious projects underway and plans for programming extending into 2021.…

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Tar Heels’ True North

In casual parlance, “true north” refers to finding the right path on life’s journey. Herein are five stories of Tar Heels who directed their compass toward creating a better tomorrow.…

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Eye-Opening Ice

After spending two months on a research expedition in Alaska last summer, a UNC junior shares her story of field-based discovery.…

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Conserving sacred portals of the Yucatán

An international team of scholars, students and educators, led by two anthropologists, are teaching Mexican schoolchildren about preserving cenotes.…

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New name, new emphasis, for environmental program

A new interdisciplinary program in Environment, Ecology and Energy, E3P, will leverage the College’s strengths in natural sciences, social sciences and humanities.…

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Inside This Issue

Celebrating Carolina Firsts: National honors for first-gen efforts

Letter From the Dean

This issue celebrates the tenacity of our first-generation students — and a few of the uniquely Carolina programs that support them during their time on campus

Give to Carolina

Davie Hall is home to the department of psychology and neuroscience. Ann Rankin Cowan’s latest gift will establish a fund to support high-impact research in the department.

 

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