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Alexandrea Ravenelle’s latest book explores how COVID-19 affected the most vulnerable wage-earners.
Victoria Wlosok signed a book deal for her young adult thriller with a “big five” publisher when she was still a first-year student. On Sept. 19, her work hit the shelves.
Graduate student Ari Green is studying the experiences of Black people being displaced from their homes and communities in three urban areas.
Nicolas Pégard’s lab helps neuroscientists tackle research challenges with custom-designed optical technology.
Alumna Rayna McClendon found her love of screenwriting through classes in the department of communication at UNC.
Political geographer Banu Gökarıksel directs Carolina’s popular curriculum in global studies while exploring her own research about global and local belonging.
Graduate student Marissa Carmi is contributing to research about Oneida history, identity and sovereignty while supporting the larger narrative of Native diversity that has long been silenced.
UNC psychologist Sara Algoe and her team are taking a deep dive into what makes couples love, bond and stay happy — together.
In her work, political scientist Sarah Treul Roberts is teaching students to engage with one another across their differences.
Saxophonist Rahsaan Barber has played with some of the greats. At Carolina, he’s sharing his passion for jazz and other musical genres with students.
Wing Commander Rachel McCarthy is the highest-ranking cadet in DET 590, aka Blue Heaven, but the senior’s path to ROTC wasn’t a traditional one.
Anna Atencio was a member of the first Chancellor’s Science Scholars cohort. Now she helps tell the unseen story below the seafloor as a geophysicist on the coast of North Carolina.
Gina Bartasi ’91 is the founder of five companies; her latest venture focuses on streamlining fertility benefits to improve the patient experience.
Ariana Vigil teaches and conducts research in Latina/o literature, militarization, and gender and sexuality.
Geographer Javier Arce-Nazario uses innovative mapping technologies to help communities in the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Rico and beyond.