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Amy Dingler came to Carolina from another Fayetteville, the one in Georgia. But instead of heading due north to arrive in Chapel Hill, as one would expect, Dingler’s route took her in a different direction — through India, Hungary and Madagascar, with a detour through Europe. As one of UNC’s first Global Gap Year Fellows,…
MBA students at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School built prosthetic hands that will be donated to children in need around the world.
New Year, New Faces: First-year student Maria Rojas helped build a non-profit that supports impoverished entrepreneurs around the world.
New Year, New Faces: First-year student Rich Burris doesn’t believe in just making change – but in molding change makers.
New Year, New Faces: First-year student Allie Polk spent seven weeks conducting research at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
New Year, New Faces: Nadia Alama helped form a basketball team to compete in the Muslim Interscholastic Tournament.
New Year, New Faces: Arjun Raghavan helped found the North Carolina Youth Classical Arts for Charity festival.
This summer, the two dozen incoming scholars participated in a science and math boot camp designed to prepare them for the rigors of a program meant to shape and help create the innovators of the future.
“When a beach is closed, what we’re really saying is that based on yesterday’s water sample, we’re closing the beach today,” says UNC-Chapel Hill marine microbiologist Rachel Noble. “It’s archaic. You’re just telling people that yesterday they swam in contaminated water.” That’s because the standard water-quality test used at beaches around the country takes time. Lab…