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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

Inside This Issue

Change Agents: Tar Heels navigate a better tomorrow

Letter From the Dean

Interim Dean Terry Rhodes is delighted that this issue is devoted to Carolina students, faculty, staff and alumni who are making the world a better place in ways large and small.

Give to Carolina

UNC faculty couple Liesbet Hooghe (left) and Gary Marks have created a bequest to provide crucial support for political science graduate students. They credit the contributions such students have made to their research.


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