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Using neuroscience to help others

Daniel Ogunbamowo, once at risk of flunking out of school, turned his life around, got accepted to Carolina on a Morehead-Cain Scholarship and has continued to seize every opportunity since.


Savannah Netwon peaks from behind a flowering bush in the Coker Arboretum. Photo by Donn Young.

A passion for social justice

Savannah Newton has spent years volunteering with a human relations nonprofit based in Greensboro. She is helping a professor study the impact of COVID-19 on precarious workers in New York City.


Tim Sloan

Finding a different path

Tim Sloan developed a passion for writing and honed his skills with the support from faculty members and classmates. He’ll now take his newfound interest to inspire a new generation of students as a middle school English teacher.


Tylar Watson with hands in the air on the lawn near the Bell Tower.

Graduating senior Tylar Watson prepares for career at Twitter

Tylar Watson — a computer science and women’s and gender studies double major — has been an advocate for underrepresented populations in tech.


Book cover of "Putting Skill to Work" on the left; photo of Nichola Lowe on the right standing on a staircase. Photo of Lowe by Alyssa LaFaro.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book: “Putting Skill to Work: How to Create Good Jobs in Uncertain Times” by Nichola Lowe.


Spring 2021 photo on campus shows white flowers and a pink flowering tree on campus. (photo by Donn Young)

Padua tapped for Executive Leadership Institute

Darin Padua, chair of the department of exercise and sport science in the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill, has been tapped for the University of North Carolina System’s Executive Leadership Institute.


Allison Dawn pictured standing in front of a waterway at sunset

#GDTBATH: Allison Dawn

Senior Allison Dawn has been using drone aerial imagery and tag data to study foraging patterns of blue whales, establishing baseline patterns and behaviors for the animals.