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A summer in public safety

September 4, 2019

Carolina senior Purshotam Aruwani, biology and political science double major, had the opportunity to intern with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. Aruwani focused on identifying gaps in current DPS policies and designing preemptive policy solutions.

Shaping national issues on a local level

September 4, 2019

UNC-CH junior and policy/economics major Abby Boettcher was a 2019 APPLES summer intern with Wake County Commissioner Matt Calabria. A native of Cary, North Carolina, Boettcher spent her summer conducting policy research on a variety of issues, including increasing voter registration and reducing gun violence.

Commencement profile: Randi Thompson: Breaking the cycle

May 6, 2019

Randi Thompson will graduate from Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in public policy and a minor in social and economic justice. In doing so, she will become the first person in her family to graduate from college.

Transforming garbage into fashion

April 10, 2019

Carolina senior Ana Soule and her team at the Phoenyx Project are giving new life to vinyl billboards that would otherwise end up in the dump.