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Sarah Mackenzie and Peter Angrinda have been selected for the 2021 Rhodes Scholar cohort. (Right photo Alessandro Uribe-Rheinbolt)

Two Tar Heels named Rhodes Scholars

Peter Andringa and Sarah Mackenzie are Carolina’s 50th and 51st Rhodes Scholars. The world’s oldest international fellowship award, the Rhodes Scholarship funds study at the University of Oxford in England.


A view through orange-red fall leaves of a blue sky overlooking the Old Well on the Carolina campus. (photo by Donn Young)

A renewed commitment to study the science of moral understanding

Through the Center for the Science of Moral Understanding, UNC-Chapel Hill scholars are undertaking critical and timely research to understand what drives intolerance and how to address it.


Vicki and David Craver

New gift endows and names the College of Arts & Sciences deanship

Craver family deanship will advance scholarship, discovery, strategic priorities.


Collin O’Donnell stands in front of a chalkboard.

Supporting Carolina veterans: Collin O’Donnell

Collin O’Donnell enlisted in the United States Army right after high school and was leading soldiers in Afghanistan by the time he was 21 years old. Now as a Carolina senior, the Tar Heel is serving as a leader for student-veterans.


Dedra Ming stands in front of a helicopter.

Supporting Carolina veterans: Dedra Ming

Whether it was as an aviation structural mechanic in the Navy or building her own house or transitioning to life as a college student, Carolina sophomore Dedra Ming has never shied away from a new challenge.


Screen capture that shows the black night sky with stars and with flashes of light in the sky.

New research on imposter stars may improve astronomical data

UNC-Chapel Hill measures flashes of light, often mistaken for stars, reflecting off satellites and space trash in Earth’s orbit.


In a pre-pandemic photo, sports administration faculty gather in Carolina’s Kenan Stadium (l-r): Nels Popp, Brad Bates, Erianne Weight, Barbara Osborne, Jonathan Jensen, Bob Malekoff.

Rise in the rankings

Offering real-world experience, academic theory and classes that pay attention to social issues, Carolina’s graduate sport administration program ranks 11th internationally.