The University
of the People

In his 1993 bicentennial address, UNC alumnus Charles Kuralt reminded us that, as the nation’s first public university, Carolina is “The University of the People.” His words captured perfectly what makes Carolina great — its people. Here are the stories of some of those people who, together, showcase the broad impact Carolina makes in the state, nation and world. By supporting them and our public, the possibilities are limitless.

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Carrying the Torch

Jacky Zheng’s parents blazed an unlikely trail to bring their children a better life. Inspired by their sacrifices and ingenuity, he has learned to light the way for others.

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