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Three Tar Heels named 2015 Goldwater Scholars

Three UNC-Chapel Hill students have been awarded 2015 Goldwater Scholarships as announced by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. Larry Han, a junior from Raleigh, Anya Katsevich, a sophomore from Oviedo, Florida, and Mary Kaitlyn Tsai, a junior from Apex, received the prestigious award that provides up to $7,500 per year for educational expenses to sophomores and … Continued


Research journeys on display

On April 15, the research journey came at least one step closer to the end for more than 200 UNC undergraduates who put the final product of their research on full display at the 16th annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research at the Frank Porter Graham Student Union.


UNC Alumna Writes Young Adult Novel Inspired by Haitian Earthquake of 2010

Surviving the 2010 earthquake in Haiti inspired University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumna Laura Wagner to write the young adult novel Hold Tight, Don’t Let Go, published by Harry N. Abrams in January 2015. The novel is Wagner’s first.


Studying Persian and Turkish opens doors for Lily Herbert ’16

Studying languages has taken Lily Herbert ’16 to places she never imagined she’d go. Herbert, who is from Raleigh, North Carolina, is majoring in global studies and geography. She’s studying Persian and Turkish on campus and has learned Tatar through a Foreign Language and Area Studies award.


Listen to Music on the Porch concerts April 9, 14, 16

Three free Music on the Porch concerts will be offered April 9, 14 and 16 at the Love House and Hutchins Form, home of the Center for the Study of the American South.


PlayMakers presents regional premiere of ‘Mary’s Wedding’

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premiere of “Mary’s Wedding” by Stephen Massicotte April 29-May 3.


Hobby turned hashtag: UNC alum brings Triangle to life with #DrawThisTown

Daniel Hedglin (city and regional planning master’s program ’14) has a goal of drawing every building in the Triangle through his #DrawThisTown project. Proceeds from sales of the prints go toward buying art supplies for local children’s charities.