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3,882 miles. That is the distance between Chapel Hill and London. But for the past 30 years, Honors Carolina has made that distance seem smaller by connecting Carolina’s best and brightest students to the international academic community. Both the Honors in London Program and Winston House, Honors Carolina’s London home and the hub for UNC study abroad programs across Europe, … Continued
A family legacy of UNC alumni and a passion for lifelong learning continue to inspire Ann Rankin Cowan (psychology ’75) to give back to Carolina. Cowan is an avid supporter of the arts and sciences and committed to passing down that tradition. Her most recent gift, supported through a planned gift and the Cowan Family Foundation, establishes the Ann Rankin … Continued
“I want to take away any number of fears that may prevent a student — who grew up like me — from studying abroad,” explained Michael-Bryant Hicks ’96. Hicks is doing just that through the Marleigh Desmond Hicks Study Abroad Scholarship Fund, which has provided stipends for seven undergraduates. The scholarship supports first-generation students of color as they participate in … Continued
Joanne Mills Garrett, who holds three degrees from Carolina, planned to write a Broadway play one day. Garrett received an undergraduate degree in dramatic art in 1969, a master’s in biostatistics in 1978 and a Ph.D. in epidemiology in 1990. She was born just outside New York City to an extended family that included authors, composers, performers and managers in … Continued
A transformational $25 million bequest to the UNC College of Arts & Sciences ensures a bright future for graduate students. The gift from an anonymous donor will enable the College to compete for the most promising graduate students for generations to come.
Stella Zhizhi Li, a UNC-Chapel Hill doctoral student in musicology, has been selected to serve as the Harold J. Glass USAF Graduate Fellow for academic year 2019-2020.
The College of Arts & Sciences is mourning the unexpected loss of former Carolina colleague and treasured friend Ishna Hall. Hall was a valued member of the major gifts team at the Arts & Sciences Foundation for 11 years. Carolina alumni, friends, faculty and colleagues were privileged to work alongside her, as she consistently demonstrated compassion, wisdom and grace in … Continued