Elayna Locklear is UNC-Chapel Hill’s second American Indian Udall scholar

May 13, 2019

Elayna Locklear, a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, has been awarded the Udall scholarship to help her pursue a career in osteopathic medicine to treat Native and minority populations in underserved areas. Sophomore Brooke Bauman has also been recognized with an honorable mention.

Restoring Rural China

May 10, 2019

Geographer Conghe Song studies the relationship between land use, change in vegetation and climate change — and social impacts of environmental programs.

Hong-An Truong awarded 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship

May 10, 2019

Associate professor of art Hong-An Truong has been awarded a prestigious 2019 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applications in the foundation’s 95th competition.

Commencement profile: Hanan Alazzam: Building community

May 6, 2019

A member of the first cohort of the Carolina Center for Public Service’s MacDonald Community Service Scholars program, graduating senior Hanan Alazzam, a biology major, has spent more than 1,000 of hours over the past three years putting others before herself.

Commencement profile: Randi Thompson: Breaking the cycle

May 6, 2019

Randi Thompson will graduate from Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in public policy and a minor in social and economic justice. In doing so, she will become the first person in her family to graduate from college.