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A mentor for future scientists

February 8, 2022

As a Chancellor’s Science Scholar, Carolina senior Dalal Azzam found the opportunities and support to thrive in the research lab and in her studies. Now, the Tar Heel is paying that support forward by serving as a mentor for more young scientists.

A ‘natural landing spot’

February 7, 2022

Carolina alumnus Brandon Feaster arrived in Chapel Hill with his eyes set on a Ph.D. in biology for a career in the research lab. But undergrad research and the Chancellor’s Science Scholars provided the Tar Heel with the experiences and support to pursue a different career.

Becoming the change

February 7, 2022

Kena Lemu knew as a child that she wanted to be the change that her community needed, and at Carolina, she’s gained the tools and experience to make that impact.

Alumnus named Carolina’s 53rd Rhodes Scholar

November 22, 2021

Justin Hadad ’21 majored in economics and applied physics and minored in Latin. At Carolina, he was a Morehead-Cain Scholar, a member of Phi Beta Kappa, an Honors Carolina laureate and an entrepreneur.

Graduate students pioneer peer mentorship program

November 10, 2021

Graduate students in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and in the Department of Chemistry pioneered a peer-mentorship initiative, alongside The Graduate School’s professional development program, in order to better serve incoming graduate students.

Dissertations And Diapers

November 5, 2021

Meet Bryn Barker and DJ Passey—married Ph.D. students in the Department of Mathematics who are parents to twin boys.