English faculty member Hilary Lithgow has led a North Carolina Humanities’ Veterans Reading Group for over five years, building relationships among group participants and reaching across political, social and generational divides.
Emily Madrzykowski had dreams of becoming a tour guide even before becoming a Tar Heel. Now an admissions ambassador, she guides prospective students through campus, sharing the Carolina story along the way.
Ghosts, goblins and vampires are frightening, but students in Joe Fletcher’s horror literature class say the ongoing pandemic is far scarier. Thankfully, lessons from literature show how fear can be productive.
Tim Sloan developed a passion for writing and honed his skills with the support from faculty members and classmates. He’ll now take his newfound interest to inspire a new generation of students as a middle school English teacher.
New vending machines with over-the-counter medications and self-care items are providing Tar Heels with easier access to health care products no matter the time of day. A College English class helped with the project.