Advising Corps turns stepping stones to milestones

Kaysha Lampkins credits Brian Woodard, her Carolina College Advising Corps adviser at John Motley Morehead High School in Eden, N.C., with giving her the confidence to apply for admission at Carolina. Now she’s a first-year student working toward a Carolina degree.

Princeton Review ranks UNC #1 best value

Carolina ranks first among public universities in The Princeton Review’s 2012 “Best Value Colleges.” The ranking was based on quality academics, cost of attendance and financial aid. It’s the latest praise for Carolina as a national leader in accessibility.

UNC and Duke vs. the world

While Tar Heel fans look forward to the rematch on the basketball court in Durham, students, faculty and staff on both campuses long have worked together to address the world’s greatest problems. This Tar Heel/Blue Devil dream team has great offense and defense, a strong roster, and it plays well both at home and on the road, as you can see in this story.

Humanities + technology = digital innovation

Pam Lach manages the Digital Innovation Lab, launched by the College of Arts and Sciences to become a hub of collaboration and interdisciplinary discovery in the use of digital technologies to advance work in the humanities. The lab lives in Lach’s laptop.

A Conversation With Andrew Young

Chancellor Holden Thorp discusses civil rights, the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and more with Andrew Young, a former ambassador to the United Nations, Congressman and Mayor of Atlanta. Young delivered the annual Martin Luther King Jr. lecture on campus.

Horoho makes history as surgeon general

Army Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho has made history as the first nurse and first woman to become surgeon general of the U.S. Army. The School of Nursing recently recognized Horoho with its Alumna of the Year award.

Older women may not need bone screening

A new study led by researchers in the schools of medicine and public health finds that women 67 years and older with normal bone mineral density scores may not need screening again for 15 years. Dr. Margaret Gourlay led the UNC study.

Entrepreneurship minor shaped global path

2011 graduate Wyatt Bruton teaches at Zhiying Middle School in Guangdong, China, and spent a summer in Beijing at a start-up company. His essay describes how entrepreneurship shaped his Carolina experience.

National award for dissertation on pain a first

Nathaniel Sowa, a 2011 doctoral graduate in neurobiology, has received one of the nation's most prestigious awards focused on doctoral dissertations. It’s the first time a Carolina student has received the honor.
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