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Mian wins prestigious Luce scholarship for Asia study

Cross-cultural communication and innovation are needed now to solve the world’s critical environmental problems. So says Michael Mian, a senior in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, whose dedication to helping people and the Earth live in harmony has earned him a 2011-2012 scholarship from the Henry Luce Foundation in New York City. The Luce funds a year of living … Continued

Hand, Heart and Soul: Todd Miller protects the state’s coast

Seawater may not literally be running through his veins, but North Carolina Coastal Federation (NCCF) founder and executive director Todd Miller considers the coast part of his DNA. Growing up in the 1950s and ’60s in the community of Ocean, he and his two sisters seized joyful hours swimming, sailing, fishing, shrimping, catching crabs and exploring natural areas of Bogue … Continued