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First-year student Luisa Peñaflor has a knack for writing that has already earned her the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, but at Carolina, she's diving into coursework that is helping take her talents to the next level.
Alumna Spencer Bakalar has made a career out of filming world leaders and newsmakers like Serena Williams and Oprah Winfrey. But before she first got behind a camera at the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media, the Carolina Covenant paved the way for her in Chapel Hill.
Senior Juan Castro wasn't sure that he'd find his place at Carolina. But through the Carolina Covenant, the Latinx Center and volunteer opportunities, the Tar Heel found a sense of belonging in Chapel Hill.
Anson Dorrance, the only head coach in the program's 43-year history, is the NCAA record holder in wins. He is 330 ahead of former Connecticut head coach Len Tsantiris, who is second with 570. The 330-win margin is the second-largest in NCAA records.
Funding from the Truist Foundation will support equitable economic development for communities hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
South Building, which opened in 1814, just gained a new detail that has been in Chapel Hill longer than the historic building itself: A 5-foot wide, 400-pound table made from a 251-year-old post oak tree that stood behind Old West on the edge of McCorkle Place until 2018.