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Forging connections with veterans through literature

March 29, 2022

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.

Finding a different path

May 10, 2021

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.

Concussion care on the front lines

October 17, 2019

A current multidisciplinary initiative led by Carolina’s Jason Mihalik is tracking neurological function in elite warfighters. In August 2008, high school athlete Matthew Gfeller sustained a fatal traumatic brain injury during his first varsity football game. One year later, Matthew’s … Continued

Commencement profile: Zac Rhyner: A life of service

May 6, 2019

Carolina senior and decorated military veteran Zac Rhyner urges students to step outside their comfort zones in pursuit of their dreams. Decorated military veteran Zac Rhyner ’19 is the recipient of three Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star and the Air … Continued