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Carolina students taking Spanish can thank Duke Buchan III ’85 and his early obsession with the World Book Encyclopedia for innovative learning experiences that make the language more relevant than ever.
While millions of fans worldwide remember the late Andy Griffith ’49 as a beloved TV icon, a group of Carolina students have a personal connection to the actor and musician. Since 1973, Griffith’s philanthropy has provided critical tuition support for nearly 200 students majoring in music or dramatic art.
In a distinguished 40-year career at UNC, W. Grant Dahlstrom, Kenan Professor of Psychology, did great things in a quiet way. A graduate fellowship honoring Dahlstrom is now providing support for a clinical psychology student.
As a longtime faculty member in the department of sociology, Glen Elder (Ph.D. ’61) is aware of the funding challenges faced by its students. That’s why when he and his wife decided to make a planned gift to UNC, they chose to support graduate students in sociology.
For Matthew Guest (’97 AB), establishing a fund in the department of economics was about more than expressing gratitude for the program’s positive impact on his education and career. It was a way for him to honor the memory of his father and the important role he played in his life. Guest and his wife, Paige McArthur Guest (’97 ABED), … Continued
William “Bill” Andrews, the senior associate dean for the fine arts and humanities, has received the William F. Little Award for Distinguished Service to the College of Arts and Sciences. Andrews was presented the award at the spring 2012 meeting of the Arts and Sciences Foundation board of directors. The award was established in 2009 by the College to recognize … Continued
UNC and Eric and Cate Chason of Barrington, R.I., have announced new resources to help future students in the department of dramatic art. The Lillian Chason Scholarship and the Lillian Chason Undergraduate Excellence Fund honor Lillian Chason, a first-year drama student who died following an illness in December 2009. The Lillian Chason Scholarship will be awarded to undergraduates with an … Continued