Jocelyn Rives is eager to don her cap and gown this weekend to attend the Class of 2020 Commencement to celebrate the achievement of overcoming challenges and becoming the first in her family to earn a college degree.
Jason Mihalik and Johna Register-Mihalik — both exercise and sport science professors —met and got married at Carolina. They’ve since gained tenure and now oversee innovative and complementary research programs within the field of sports-related concussion.
Darin Padua, chair of the department of exercise and sport science in the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill, has been tapped for the University of North Carolina System’s Executive Leadership Institute.
Whether it’s the stairways of Fetzer Hall or on the walls of UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School’s undergraduate floor, Arts Everywhere is adding color to Carolina’s campus by sponsoring murals in various locations.
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.