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We’re halfway there, Tar Heels

November 14, 2018

Hey Tar Heels, it’s halftime! We’ve got some exciting news that we can’t wait to share with you — as of Oct. 1, 2018, we have raised more than half of the total fundraising goal in the Campaign for Carolina! … Read more

Finding light in the dark

November 13, 2018

Two days before the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Shimul Melwani sat in her office with PhD student Angelica Leigh discussing the two paths diverging before the nation’s voters. As they oscillated between the outcomes of route A and route B, … Read more

Two Carolina graduates selected as Pickering Fellows

November 13, 2018

Valli (Sindhu) Chidambaram and Hannah Clager, two University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumni, were selected as 2018 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellows. Recipients of the Pickering Fellowship receive two years of financial support and professional development … Read more

Greetings from the chair

November 13, 2018

Greetings Fellow Tar Heels! Thank you for visiting the Alumni Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity (ACRED) newsletter and thank you for your support for our great University. As my predecessor Reyna Walters-Morgan ’99 so clearly articulated before me, it … Read more

Providing Community

November 13, 2018

“We don’t turn anyone away,” says Maria Erb. “Ever,” Kathy Wood adds emphatically. Maria and Kathy, co-directors of The Graduate School’s Diversity and Student Success Program (DSS), know that diverse experiences, backgrounds, viewpoints and contributions are key elements to everyone’s … Read more

Sharing time and talent

November 13, 2018

Thomas Wong bleeds Carolina blue. He’s a proud double Tar Heel, receiving first a Ph.D. in biochemistry and then his M.P.H. in public health administration from Carolina. But would you believe that he’s not the most decorated alumnus in his … Read more