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Emmy Award-winning sports announcer Jim Lampley tells young people interested in his profession that “in live television commentary, it’s all about language skills.”
English alumna Elizabeth G. Taylor values the power of language as a national nonprofit director who advocates for access to health care.
Patrick Dougherty says when you’re trying to elicit feelings and emotions through art, “that’s not unlike creating a great novel.”
Mike Wiley was a young actor in 1999 when he discovered a historic tale that inspired him to write his first play. It changed his life.
Carolina alumna Zena Cardman is a new NASA astronaut trainee. Over 18,000 people applied to be in the 2017 class; she was one of 12 selected.
An alumni couple help people transition out of homelessness and preserve historically black neighborhoods in Chapel Hill.
Carolina alumnus Ken Lowe built Scripps empire on DIY, food and travel — and a focus on core values.
Freelon is the founder of Blackspace, which offers community-based programs to local youth. There’s an emphasis in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) education, with workshops from beat making … Continued
Arthur Gordon, owner of Irregardless Café, is a pioneer in the local food movement.