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Bold Moves

Topple a paradigm. Uncover the unknown. Bold moves presume nothing – except innovation.

  • Prized possessions

    As first-year students packed their bags for Carolina, many made sure to bring at least one thing that holds special value to them. A few students took a little time out of unpacking on campus to talk about what they brought from home.

  • Why this singer chose Carolina over fame in Thailand

    Not many college applications have a resume quite like Jordan Epley’s, which includes competing on Thailand's "The Voice," opening for a Nelly concert and playing in the junior NBA. But after all that, coming to Carolina is still her dream.

  • An introduction to sign language

    A new course on American Sign Language taught students the principles of the language and basic conversational strategies.

  • Well Said: Fighting for women in math

    On this week's episode of Well Said, doctoral student Katrina Morgan discusses founding the Girls Talk Math summer camp and explains how the program has been giving local high school girls a new outlook on mathematics.

  • New Carolina research center to address 21st century questions on digital information

    With $5 million in support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Carolina will establish the Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life.

  • Tar Heels in the field

    Experiential learning is an important way for students to gain hands-on experience in their chosen fields. This summer, budding musicians, environmental researchers, public servants, journalists and more are jumping headfirst into internships and programs.

  • A father for social science

    The Odum Institute, the first social science research center in the world, has trained and supported hundreds of researchers specializing in everything from anthropology to city and regional planning to public health for the past 95 years. And it all exists thanks to the determination of one eccentric man.

  • One Giant Leap

    From training the country's earliest astronauts to uncovering new knowledge about the universe, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has played pivotal roles in space exploration and discovery.