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Change Agents: Tar Heels navigate a better tomorrow


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Liesbet Hooghe (left) and Gary MarksTThey are standing here at the Old Well, with a closeup shot of South Building in the background.

Faculty duo’s bequest will benefit graduate students in political science The Scoop

UNC political scientists Liesbet Hooghe and Gary Marks may be leading experts on European politics, but their greatest legacy will likely be their extensive collaborative work with graduate students.

This 1942 photo, taken by famed photographer Hugh Morton, shows U.S. Naval Aviation Pre-Flight School instructors participating in a drill.

#Throwback, spring 2019: Military March The Scoop

This 1942 photo, taken by famed photographer Hugh Morton, shows U.S. Naval Aviation Pre-Flight School instructors participating in a drill.

A view of two glaciers in the Juneau Icefield with snow in the foreground. Photo by Andrew Opila.

A View of Two Glaciers Finale

UNC junior Carly Onnink was inspired to write this poem after participating in fieldwork last summer through the Juneau Icefield Research Program.

Will Osborne and Mary Pope Osborne with their two dogs in their home.

A magical life Tar Heels Up Close

For 27 years, Carolina alumni Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne have taken children on journeys across time and space through The New York Times bestselling Magic Tree House chapter book series.

Cynthia Sturton

Carving out a niche Tar Heels Up Close

Cynthia Sturton has found her place researching computer hardware security. Now she’s helping the next generation of computer scientists find theirs.

Christian Lundberg

Think, speak, argue Tar Heels Up Close

Christian Lundberg teaches students the valuable skills of how to think critically, communicate effectively and negotiate conflict.

Elizabeth Frankenberg

Helping communities Tar Heels Up Close

Elizabeth Frankenberg is applying lessons from her research on disaster recovery in Indonesia to hurricane-affected communities in the Tar Heel State.

Zac Rhyner

A life of service Tar Heels Up Close

Carolina senior and decorated military veteran Zac Rhyner urges students to step outside their comfort zones in pursuit of their dreams.

Travis Tygart

The champion Tar Heels Up Close

Travis Tygart ’93 is the CEO of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency and on Sports Illustrated’s list of the 50 “Most Powerful People in Sports.”

Closeup shot of Kate Harris with a bandana on her head, image from the Silk Road.

Lost and found on the Silk Road Tar Heels Up Close

On a bicycle journey across the “world’s oldest superhighway,” writer-wanderer Kate Harris sought out ancient routes and a world not yet paved over.

Kate Harris (right) and her best friend Mel Yule traveled the Silk Road by bicycle. (photo courtesy of Kate Harris)

Out of Bounds on the Silk Road Tar Heels Up Close

In this online magazine extra, author and alumna Kate Harris talks with us about her new travel memoir, "Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road."

Spring campus scene on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. April 17, 2018. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Carolina Quoted, spring 2019 The Scoop

When national and international media need experts to comment on and analyze news and trends, they turn to College faculty and alumni.

Photo of a counselor at the Learning and Writing Center helping a student. (photo by Ted Richardson)

Gift will help Learning and Writing Center improve access, reach more students The Scoop

Laura and Mike Grace have made a generous commitment to establish the Learning and Writing Center Relocation Fund.

Kevin Guskiewicz and Terry Rhodes

Change at the top The Scoop

Carolina gets an interim chancellor and the College an interim dean.

Students and alumnae talk at the Women's Leadership Forum

Go Anywhere The Scoop

A new Honors Carolina initiative is high-tech and high-touch.