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A new school year is about to start, which means the Carolina community is about to grow a little bigger as thousands of new first-year, transfer and graduate students officially become Tar Heels.

Meet our new Tar Heels


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  • Adam Sherif standing outside.

    Meet a new Tar Heel: Adam Sherif

    Incoming first-year Adam Sherif is looking forward to serving his community and working toward solving health inequality

  • Paige Court flying a plane.

    Meet a new Tar Heel: Paige Court

    Paige Court has always wanted to be two things: a pilot and a Tar Heel. She has already achieved the first goal and will check off the second this week as she starts at Carolina.

  • Emily Chavez

    Meet a Tar Heel: Emily Chávez

    Incoming master’s degree student Emily Chávez is bringing 15 years of experience as an education professional and newly-elected school board member.

  • A collage of students.

    Carolina alumni share advice for new Tar Heels

    Members from the Class of 2022 shared advice and lessons they learned while at Carolina to help our newest students make the most of their time in Chapel Hill.

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