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Built from a public mission, propelled by a shared desire and unafraid to fight for a better future, Carolina brings together a unique combination of committed people from all disciplines to make the world a better place.

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    Lydia Rowen sits in garden

    Promoting Sustainability

    Carolina sophomore co-founds CompostMates, a student organization dedicated to composting.

    Student ID of Gwendolyn Harrison

    Honoring Gwendolyn Harrison Smith

    A $100,000 donation from Grubb Properties will establish an annual scholarship for graduate students in honor of the first Black female student to enroll at Carolina.

    A group of people stand in a circle at the UNC American Indian Center. The ACRED logo is featured on the upper left-hand corner.

    Celebrating Community

    A Q&A with Dwight Jacobs ’87, co-chair of the ACRED American Indian Subcommittee

    Daniel Bowen (right) meets with Ross Tompkins, assistant to the town manager, to discuss Chapel Hill

    Giving Back to the Community

    Carolina Junior works as a Town Council intern to give back to Chapel Hill.

    Sarah Torgeson smiling

    Understanding the Human Story

    Carolina Ph.D. candidate researches why people live in disaster-prone regions.

    The UNC Asian American Center celebrates the opening of its physical location with a ribbon-cutting event and look inside the center.
    Student Support

    ‘Where I can be myself’

    Opening of the new Asian American Center gives students, faculty and staff of Asian descent a place to call their own.