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Avid scuba diver Edie Summey on one of her many undersea adventures.

Two adventurists create their legacy with undergraduate honors and study abroad scholarships

John Summey and his late wife Edie always kept emotional ties to Carolina. So, when it came time to create their legacy, they knew they wanted to help students succeed for generations to come.


Former Summer Bridge alumna pays it forward

“To whom much is given, much is required.” This is what Latonya Brown-Puryear always remembers her father saying. The physician took his words to heart when she endowed a scholarship to the Summer Bridge Program.


Bernard Bell stands with the inaugural Shuford innovators outside.

Candid conversations with influential innovators

The first cohort of Shuford Innovators-in-Residence share diverse expertise and experiences with students in the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship in the UNC College of Arts & Sciences.


New center to study impact of technology, social media on adolescent brains

Winston Family Foundation gift to psychology and neuroscience builds on three years of research on the link between technology use and adolescent mental health.


GiveUNC is March 29

Find a cause, unlock a challenge, join in some friendly competition and spread the word on March 29. You can make a difference during this special 24 hours.


Eclipsing $4.25 billion

The Campaign for Carolina meets a milestone goal one year early and continues with renewed focus on scholarships and school and unit priorities.


Roy and Mary Alice Smith alongside a photo of Roy Smith in 1952 when he was a junior at UNC-Chapel Hill. Smith later pursued a master’s degree and Ph.D. at Carolina.

A world of possibility and promise

The Roy and Mary Alice Smith Fellowship Endowed Fund through The Graduate School will support future generations of students pursuing a graduate degree in chemistry. 


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