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Isabel Silva-Romero, a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student, studies how ocean temperatures affect the food web on rocky reefs around the Galápagos Islands. Her field site is located at the Galapagos Science Center — a collaboration between the UNC Center for Galapagos Studies and the Universidad San Francisco de Quito that facilitates research, teaching, and outreach initiatives linked to the Galápagos.
A master of fine arts student, Matthew Troyer is channeling his experience in the Marine Corps to create photography that shares the military experience with the civilian population and fellow veterans.
Having grown up surrounded by fields in southeastern North Carolina, Ricardo Crespo is training to practice medicine in the same kinds of rural communities. He’s starting that mission with Carolina’s Student Health Action Coalition.
Growing up, Jay Garner always preferred to be the referee for backyard football. The Tar Heel has earned his ref stripes at Carolina as an official for Campus Recreation's intramural sports.
A competitive figure skater and president of the UNC Figure Skating Club, Katherine Xing is inviting more Tar Heels into the sport with the goal of empowering the skaters and providing a mindset that they can apply to anything they do in life.
Double Tar Heel Cortland Gilliam ‘14 has been named the Town of Chapel Hill’s second poet laureate. The UNC School of Education doctoral candidate is a scholar, educator, cultural organizer and now, the Town’s official poet.
Whether it was a family heirloom or a specific outfit, the Tar Heels Granada, Spain, as part of Carolina Global Launch, this fall brought a piece of home with them abroad.
The Carolina experience doesn’t necessarily have to start in Chapel Hill. Tar Heels in Carolina Global Launch begin it abroad. The program enables first-year students to study abroad at a partner university during their fall semester.
Jackson Holmes spent his first semester as a Tar Heel studying at the University of Stirling in Scotland as part of the Carolina Global Launch program.
As the nation’s first public university, we have a responsibility to be a place that brings together people of diverse backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints to debate the issues of our day.
María Estorino has held this role in an interim capacity since May and will continue to provide collaborative and community-focused leadership on our campus.
In his MLK Lecture, the well-known civil rights attorney challenged his audience to make the law “an instrument for good.”