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  • Students walk past the desk of Davis Library.

    Meet Carolina’s librarians

    The staff across the University Libraries’ 10 locations are trained experts who thrive on helping Tar Heels at all junctures of their academic careers.

  • Dayna Durbin outside by the undergraduate library.

    How to make the most of Carolina’s libraries

    As classes get underway, Dayna Durbin, an undergraduate and teaching librarian at the R.B. House Undergraduate Library, shared advice about how to start the year right.

  • Selina Shi standing outside the UNC Asian American Center.

    #GDTBATH: Selina Shi

    Selina Shi joined the Asian American Center Campaign to help ensure that Asian American Tar Heels had a voice and representation on Carolina's campus. Her mission takes a step forward today when the physical space for the UNC Asian American Center officially opens.

  • headphones sitting a desk.

    Taking the air with WXYC

    After he first toured Carolina's WXYC radio studio, Roland Martin knew exactly where he was meant to be. He has spent his past three years as a Tar Heel hosting a show, exploring new music and finding his voice on the air.

  • Victoria Sagasta Pereira and Peter Close play chess outside.

    Checkmate: The rise of the Carolina Chess Club

    When Peter Close transferred to Carolina as a sophomore, he helped build up the Carolina Chess Club, which now boasts over 70 members.

  • A student rides a bike by the Old Well.

    A week of welcome

    It's been a busy week at Carolina with Tar Heels moving back to campus and classes beginning. Take a look back at the start of our new semester.

  • Student cheer in the stands of Kenan Stadium.

    Classes of 2024 and 2025 celebrate at New Student Convocation

    Despite rain and cloudy skies, Tar Heels gathered in Kenan Stadium on Aug. 16 for New Student Convocation, an annual tradition that celebrates the beginning of students' on-campus Carolina experience.

  • An empty stage.

    The acting class for non-actors

    Students in "Beginning Acting for Non-Drama Majors" may not plan on pursuing an acting career, but they're learning basic acting techniques and tenets that foster self-expression.