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Year in the Life: Senior Jamal Royster

Get to know senior Jamal Royster, a computer science major from Brinklow, Maryland, as he experiences his senior year at Carolina. View a photo essay about his senior year.

UNC senior and Lumbee Tribe member pursues passions through study abroad

In the fall of 2016, UNC-Chapel Hill senior Quentin Tatum of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina was accepted into the Honors Semester Abroad Program in London, which allowed him to take classes abroad and intern at one of London’s finest surgery clinics, Park End Surgery.

Exhibit highlights the effects of inequality on the lives of children

A participatory installation in Alumni Hall created by anthropology students examines the effects of four areas of inequality on children’s lives: consumer society, immigration, poverty and violence. The exhibit, open to the public, will be up through May 30 on the second and third floors of the building.

Making history accessible to everyone

Elijah Gaddis grew up in Cabarrus County, in the “heart of textile country,” not knowing much about the history of the place he calls home. During his time at Carolina, he has made it his mission to illuminate the state’s history in new ways, through public-facing digital scholarship in partnership with local communities.

UNC hosts reception at Winston House in London for alumni, friends

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted a reception for more than 80 alumni and friends at Winston House in London. The reception was a prelude to the upcoming year of programming to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Winston House, Carolina’s European hub in historic Bedford Square.

Well Said: Commencement and Carolina Firsts

On May 14, Alexis Miller, a political science major in the College of Arts & Sciences, will be one of the more than 600 first-generation college students to graduate from Carolina at the Spring Commencement.

A passion for teaching students to think across disciplinary boundaries

Jane Thrailkill, the Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Associate Professor in the department of English and comparative literature, is “passionate about provoking students to think across traditional boundaries.” She is the winner of the UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.