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More than a dozen Tar Heels spent last semester on the coast, conducting research on a new issue impacting the barrier islands of the Cape Lookout National Seashore.

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  • Samara Airy Perez Labra working in a garden.

    Planting a “sense of place”

    Together with American studies professor Daniel Cobb, undergraduate students learned the meaning of hands-on research by getting their hands dirty. They planted a garden inspired by their transcriptions of the diary of one of the 20th century’s most influential American Indian writers and intellectuals.

  • Niki Shamdasani

    How Carolina helped prepare one alumna to launch her own fashion brand

    After struggling to find clothes for a traditional wedding in India, Carolina alumna Niki Shamdasani '15 and her sister launched their own South Asian-inspired fashion brand, Sani. The Tar Heels says Carolina helped her hone the crucial problem-solving abilities she now uses as a business owner.

  • People hiking in the woods.

    Exploring life off campus

    Carolina Expeditions introduces Tar Heels to North Carolina beyond our campus. The program recently announced its spring trip schedule, which will take students hiking, climbing, kayaking, paddleboarding, backpacking and more.

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