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From left, Susan Gravely and Bill Ross.

Giving the gift of a global education

Bill Ross surprised his wife, Susan Gravely, with a donation to Carolina study abroad scholarships. Gravely co-founded the Italian dinner and giftware company VIETRI with her mother and sister.


Department of African, African American and Diaspora Studies Celebrates its First Endowment

The Gafinowitz family has made a lasting pledge to the department of African, African American and diaspora studies in honor of professor Eunice Sahle’s excellence in teaching, research, leadership and mentorship.


A doctor’s love of ancient medicine leads to gift for classics department

When Maury Hanson died at age 100 last spring, he bequeathed an unrestricted planned gift to the department of classics and to University Libraries.


Carolina scientists earn prestigious Keck Award

UNC-Chapel Hill scientists Charles Carter, Qi Zhang, and Abigail Knight were awarded $1 million from the W.M. Keck Foundation to answer the age-old question: How did life on Earth begin?


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New speaker series will promote constructive discourse

A major gift from Nancy, ’74, and Doug Abbey will foster meaningful public discourse about the most pressing issues of the day.


Carolina scientists earn prestigious Keck Award

UNC-Chapel Hill scientists Charles Carter, Qi Zhang, and Abigail Knight were awarded $1 million from the W.M. Keck Foundation to answer the age-old question: How did life on Earth begin?


New initiative will study technology and the adolescent brain

When Jim Winston Jr. (’B.A. history ’81, Ph.D. psychology ’92) walks his kids into school, he passes through throngs of older students — heads down, glued to their cell phones.


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