Two Seniors Win Rhodes Scholarships

Two seniors won the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship and will pursue graduate studies at Oxford University. Elizabeth “Libby” Longino and Henry Spelman, both Morehead-Cain Scholars, were among 32 U.S. students selected. Overall, Carolina has produced 45 Rhodes Scholars – the second most among all top public research universities.

UNC, Duke Faculty Bring $287 Million in Stimulus Funding to N.C.

UNC and Duke faculty researchers have attracted an estimated $287 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to the benefit of North Carolina. Together, both campuses have helped make the state a leader for attracting stimulus funding.

Power of One: Dedicated Team Energizes Businesses

Students in the Kenan-Flagler Business School’s STAR program build strategies for corporations and non-profits seeking to strengthen their global competitiveness. The team, featured in a new TV public service announcement, helped artisans in Spruce Pine market their wares.

Field Hockey Claims Sixth National Crown

Senior captain Danielle Forword scored a dramatic game-winning goal to give Carolina a 3-2 win over No. 1 Maryland and secure the Tar Heels’ sixth NCAA championship in program history. Carolina finished the season 20-2 and claimed its second crown in the past three years.

Dorrance First Coach To Win 20 NCAA Titles in Single Sport

With a 1-0 victory over Stanford, women's soccer coach Anson Dorrance became the winningest coach in NCAA Division I history by capturing his 20th title in a single sport. The Tar Heels have won 20 of the 28 NCAA championships in women's soccer from 1982 to 2009.
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