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Day in the life | CNN anchor and Carolina alumna Brooke Baldwin

To many Americans, Brooke Baldwin’s day begins at 2 p.m., but when she addresses the CNN studio camera at that moment, her day is already several hours underway. Baldwin, anchor of “CNN Newsroom” from 2 – 4 p.m., a 2001 Carolina graduate and the 2017 UNC Spring Commencement speaker, begins preparing for her show the…

Congratulations from home for the Class of 2017

After years of hard work, the Class of 2017 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will turn their tassels on Sunday. Friends and family members have supported them over the years so we asked them to send their well wishes and their congratulations ahead of the big day.  Here are some of those…

Year in the life

Meet Jamal Royster, Grace Gunter and Will Hefner, three Carolina seniors who will be graduating this weekend. Explore their final year as they navigate rigorous coursework, job interviews, volunteering and a men’s basketball national championship.

Carolina’s top 10 majors

Spring Commencement at UNC-Chapel Hill recognizes the accomplishments of more than 6,000 Carolina students, including 3,807 undergraduates. Here’s a look at the number of graduates for the most popular majors for the Class of 2017. These numbers reflect first majors only. Biology: 405 Business Administration: 353 Psychology: 322 Media and Journalism: 310 Exercise and Sport…

End of year message from Chancellor Folt

Dear Campus Community, Like all of you, I’m looking ahead to graduation on Mother’s Day and wondering how it got here so quickly. I’m also reflecting with gratitude about all that you’ve accomplished this year. Sincerely, Carol L. Folt Chancellor Published May 9, 2017

The new face of data

A UNC student points his smartphone at the fountain in front of Bynum Hall. A Staryu — one of many water-capable Pokémon — appears on the screen. It jumps into the fountain as the student attempts to repeatedly throw Pokeball after Pokeball at the creature. Although it’s just an image of the pop-culture critter overlaid…

Making history accessible to everyone

Elijah Gaddis grew up in Cabarrus County, in the “heart of textile country,” not knowing much about the history of the place he calls home. During his time at Carolina, he has made it his mission to illuminate the state’s history in new ways, through public-facing digital scholarship in partnership with local communities. “The thing…