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Three napkin doodles, self-portraits of the author, Daniel Wallace, are lined up side by side.

Winter Commencement speaker Daniel Wallace walks his own path

The Carolina English professor talks about failure, the value of walking and the origin of his life-changing “napkin doodles.”


Meghan Paschall stands in a hospital room at UNC Hospitals.

Preparing for the next step

Graduating senior Meghan Paschall has spent her time at Carolina studying science and working as a CNA in UNC Hospitals to prepare herself for a future career in medicine.


Tyler Vaughan leans back in his chair in a Carolina blue office. His laptop is open on his desk. Behind him are bookshelves and a globe.

Serving his country and Carolina

When senior Tyler Vaughan graduates this month, he will do so as a newly commissioned Marine second lieutenant and a new dad.


Angela Nguyen stands, smiling, in the middle of Kenan Stadium.

Dream job, dream degree

Carolina has helped Angela Nguyen realize her career and academic goals. At age 45, this first-generation college student will walk across the Winter Commencement stage, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in religious studies.


Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book: “Reading Medieval Ruins: Urban Life and Destruction in Sixteenth-Century Japan” by Morgan Pitelka.


A winter view of the Old Well as seen through the branches of a holly tree with red berries.

Newest distinguished professors, fall 2022

More than half a dozen faculty members received one of the highest honors the University can bestow. Two are in the College.


BEAM staff participate in training on the RYOBI tools.

BeAM enhances capabilities with gift of new RYOBI power tools

RYOBI Tools, a product line known for innovative and versatile design, has outfitted the campus makerspaces with a range of tools and equipment.


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