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Six decades later, ‘Grandma Jo’ set to graduate

Helen Joan (Miller) Hunter was eight months pregnant – and three credits short of her degree – when she watched her husband graduate from Carolina in 1947. Sixty-six years later, more than a dozen family members will be on hand to watch her graduate on Sunday.

Four awarded Beech scholarships

Four UNC-Chapel Hill students have been awarded the prestigious Harvey Beech Scholarship.

How our conversational “mistakes” may help us get our point across

UNC psychologist and linguist Jennifer Arnold found that our conversational missteps, like saying “uh” and “um,” sometimes actually help our listeners get what we’re saying.

Nine students from UNC receive critical language scholarships

Nine students from UNC have been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study critical needs languages during the summer of 2013. The students, their languages, and host countries are: Joseph Calder Jr., Persian, Tajikistan; Nathan D’Ambrosio, Arabic, Morocco; Fareeda Zikry, Arabic, Jordan; Philip Delvecchio, Chinese, China; Brandon Johnson, Chinese, China; Matthew Cheek, Persian,Tajikistan; Kathryn Pribble, … Continued

UNC senior named 2013 Humanity in Action Fellow

Kelsey Jost-Creegan will head to France this summer as a Humanity in Action Fellow. She will join other students from American and European universities for an intense study on human rights.

Kenan Music Scholar masters her art, gets down to business

Kenan Music Scholar and senior Ning Lee has appreciated the broad and holistic educational opportunity she has experience at Carolina. “It has been the best of both worlds because I have studied with renowned musicians and enjoyed the flexibility to pursue many avenues of scholarship,” she said.

Chronicling a decade of campus growth

David Godschalk and Jonathan Howes tell the story of the sweeping makeover of the 200-year-old UNC campus, with 6 million square feet of buildings constructed and a million square feet of historic buildings renovated during one vibrant decade.