Meet A Tar Heel

Learn about the people who make UNC-Chapel Hill the best place to teach, learn and discover.

Recent Profiles

Deepa Damre

When Deepa Damre started law school at Carolina in the late 1990s, she knew she wanted to go into corporate …

Lindsay Jaacks

The air pollution in China was so horrifying that UNC School of Medicine graduate student Lindsay Jaacks had to wear …

Lewis Lucke

Ambassador Lewis, executive director of Daroke Resources and president of Lewis Lucke LLC, served as U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom …

Sam Odom

Because research ties directly to the problems of everyday life, Sam Odom and his colleagues at the Frank Porter Graham …

Aaron Ernst

As part of his job, Carolina graduate Aaron Ernst canoed for eight hours down the Tuckaseegee River in Western North …

Diva Desai

Diva Desai is a marketing supervisor for McDonald’s Corporation and a member of the USA National Handball Team. She earned …

Saule Omarova

UNC School of Law professor Saule Omarova had a busy year. First she published an article, “The Merchants of Wall …

Sallie Senseney

Carolina graduate Sallie Senseney came to teach biology because of three impressive teachers who shared with her the wonders of …

Rod Brooks

Carolina alumnus Rod Brooks believes that we can end hunger in our lifetime. He’s making headway on the problem as president …

Michael McCasland

UNC alumnus Michael McCasland is the founder and driving force behind a program in Brooklyn, N.Y., that gives children a …