Senior Ashley Dos Santos knew that Carolina’s makerspaces were where she belonged even before she was officially a Tar Heel. Now an active member in the Be A Maker Network, she’s working to bring the world of making to more students.
Seven new Shuford Innovators-in-Residence, all Carolina alumni, will support students in the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship through academic lectures, professional development initiatives, mentoring opportunities and candid conversations across campus.
Two decades after the terrorist attacks, the country is dealing with the aftermath of two wars and a squandered opportunity for unity, says former Director of National Intelligence and professor of the practice Admiral Dennis Blair.
Lamar Richards, a UNC-Chapel Hill junior and student body president, has been selected as a 2021 Presidential Fellow. Richards is pursuing a public policy major in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences and a human organizational leadership and development major in the UNC School of Education.
In the aftermath of extreme weather events, considering the long-term well-being of affected people and places is critical, says sociologist Elizabeth Frankenberg, director of the Carolina Population Center.
In its 20 years in Afghanistan, the United States scored some victories in the war on terror, but terrorism expert Navin Bapat fears that the current U.S. withdrawal and Taliban takeover marks the end of tenuous social and educational reforms, especially for Afghan women.
Research at Carolina employs over 10,000 North Carolinians in projects that touch all 100 counties. Spending on research supports over 4,000 businesses across the state.