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From Myanmar to Chapel Hill

May 2, 2022

Carolina Covenant Scholar Thidar Aye’s journey to Chapel Hill began in Myanmar. At UNC, she fell in love with research and hopes to one day enter a Ph.D. program in biology.

Caring for a Tar Heel icon

December 9, 2021

Graduating senior Hannah King grew up on a sheep farm in rural North Carolina, and when she got to Chapel Hill, she realized there was a high-profile role that she was perfectly qualified for: caring for Rameses XXII.

Senior Samuel Zahn named Schwarzman Scholar

December 6, 2021

Senior Samuel Zahn has been awarded a prestigious Schwarzman scholarship, which funds a master’s in global affairs at Beijing’s Tsinghua University.

Rising senior gives back to local Japanese families

July 19, 2021

Alyssa Cooper has been working with Southern Bridge International’s Prego Club, which focuses on helping pregnant or post-partum Japanese women in the Triangle navigate the American medical system.

A buzz about Carolina

June 18, 2021

Senior Addie Wilson has always been interested in environmentalism, but what that looked like changed after she learned about the Carolina Beekeeping Club.

Celebrating American studies seniors: Dana Noelle Hunt

May 6, 2020

Carolina senior Dana Noelle Hunt says her time in American studies made her appreciate “that it goes into a deeper understanding of America and its history — the truth of it and what you never learn about in K-12 school.”

Diary of a linguist singer: A bittersweet farewell

May 5, 2020

Senior Nicole Gagliardi reflects back on her time at UNC. “I’m so grateful for all the people I’ve met, the friends and memories made, and to the Department of Music staff for their endless support and kindness.”