Everything about this new entrepreneurship class was unusual. It focused on making a difference in the world. Professors told the students it was OK to fail. Instructional technology and a star lineup of guest speakers engaged students in new ways.
New College books feature World War II music; the science of love; the 2012 Presidential election; Medgar Evars and Martin Luther King Jr.; Birmingham jazz; a tale of two sisters; Southern writers and artists; productivity and procrastination; and more.
Public Policy Polling (PPP) is considered one of the top and most accurate polling organizations in the U.S. Tom Jensen (political science and history ’06) is director of PPP and oversees daily operations.
Religious studies alum Dennis Whittle founded GlobalGiving, an online markeplace where donors can fund do-good projects around the world. Now he advises Caroilna students on social entrepreneurship ventures.
Senior Rachel Myrick will head to Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship after graduation to pursue a master’s in international relations, with a focus on the causes and consequences of ethnic conflict.