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Building community resilience to climate change

Miyuki Hino is helping residents and civic officials find creative ways to deal with the impact of flooding and rising sea levels.
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‘I have to find their voice, I have to find their stories’

Historian Brandi Brimmer explores the social networks that helped enslaved people survive.

A mindset of service

Former “Lost Boy of Sudan” is pursuing a doctorate in public policy to help advance peace and community in his home country.
Headshot of Bashima Islam

‘Take risks and dream big’

Forbes recently tapped rising star computer scientist Bashima Islam for its “30 under 30” list in science.
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‘Chief Rule Breaker’

David Gardner, co-founder of The Motley Fool, says his English degree helped him in creating financial advice that is accessible to people of all backgrounds and experience levels.

When creative arts and political science collide

One high school civics class changed everything for senior Jade Neptune, who created a nonprofit to support students’ extracurricular interests.
Cover of the spring 2022 Carolina Arts & Sciences features Nikki Salazar, an undergraduate student, in Barcelona, Spain.

Inside This Issue

Re-opening the World: Study Abroad's COVID playbook. ALSO INSIDE: Pollution-cleaning plastics. Tackling tough subjects. Pandemic parallels. Click on the magazine cover to view a reader-friendly flipbook.

Letter From the Dean

It is bittersweet for me to realize that this is my last dean’s message for Carolina Arts & Sciences as I prepare to retire at the end of the semester, wrapping up 35 wonderful years of service to UNC-Chapel Hill.

Edie Summey scuba diving

Give to Carolina

John Summey and his late wife, Edie, knew they wanted to help students succeed for generations to come. As lifelong adventurists, they endowed two scholarships to support undergraduate Honors students and study abroad. "We greatly valued the high quality of education we received and the experiences we had at Carolina," John said.

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