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Closing one chapter, beginning another

March 9, 2015

As seniors get ready for spring commencement and cross things off their Carolina bucket lists, they’ll say goodbye to their life as undergrads but hello to the new opportunities ahead. Their journey, as they close one chapter and begin another, reminds me of my own.

Forging new paths

September 15, 2014

Frederick P. Brooks Jr. blazed trails as project manager for the revolutionary IBM System/360 family of computers and then as founding chair of Carolina’s computer science department in 1964.

Experience matters

March 12, 2014

That familiar sea of blue will soon fill Kenan Stadium again, as our latest crop of Carolina graduates takes on the world. This issue of the magazine reminds me about how the practical experiences we give our students during their time at UNC are helping to shape their future lives.

New psychology internships honor Dean Gil

March 12, 2014

Carolina’s psychology undergraduates will soon have the chance to apply for semester-long internships in the Triangle area, thanks to a recent major gift from a Carolina alumna and her husband.

Studying the South, gaining experience in the world

September 10, 2013

The fall 2013 issue of Carolina Arts & Sciences is brimming with examples of how faculty research and student learning opportunities in the College are shaping our graduates and our world.