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Meet a new Tar Heel: Roberto Escobar

August 8, 2022

After a 20-year career in the Marines, Roberto Escobar will begin a new chapter of his professional life this week as he becomes a Tar Heel.

From ATL to the well

January 3, 2022

Sandra Thiongo is Carolina’s first Peachtree Scholar. The psychology major and member of the Psych Club is determined to make the most of her college experience.

Graduating debt-free? ‘That’s crazy!’

November 3, 2021

Matthew Wood is a member of the North Carolina Fellows Program, a Lookout Scholar and a summer pre-college mentor for Upward Bound. He recruits participants as a morale committee subchair for the UNC Dance Marathon.

Belonging and empowerment

October 18, 2021

Senior Juan Castro wasn’t sure that he’d find his place at Carolina. But through the Carolina Covenant, the Latinx Center and volunteer opportunities, the Tar Heel found a sense of belonging in Chapel Hill.

Taking On Discrimination

September 23, 2021

Julian Rucker wants to motivate people to address the stark racial disparities that have characterized the history of the United States. As a UNC-Chapel Hill postdoctoral researcher, he uses social psychology to unpack why structural racism exists, how people perceive it, and why we must change policies to eliminate it from our society.

Student Body President Lamar Richards named 2021 Presidential Fellow

August 26, 2021

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.

Getting they/them pronouns right

June 3, 2021

Carolina study shows announcing pronouns, which is often used to signal gender identity, improves how pronouns are understood.

#GDTBATH: Lamar Richards

March 10, 2021

Carolina sophomore and student body president-elect Lamar Richards is making his mark on campus by paving the way for more students to succeed.