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Southern Voices, Future Leaders

February 27, 2023

“Undergraduate students are walking onto our campus with a voice, with ideas, with a set of commitments to their communities,” said Elizabeth Engelhardt. “During the time that they’re here, our job is to help them focus their voice to become that future leader in the South.”

Director’s Fund for Excellence in Latin American Studies

February 20, 2023

An anonymous donor established the Director’s Fund for Excellence in Latin American Studies — a fund that provides resources to the Institute for the Study of the Americas for faculty and student support, course development, summer internships and public lectures.

Social Media, Smart Phones and the Adolescent Brain

February 20, 2023

The Winston National Center on Technology Use, Brain and Psychological Development will create more tools for parents, caregivers and teens to make better-informed choices about how they interact with technology and social media.

Maximizing Success for All Tar Heels

February 15, 2023

Michael Stutts ’02 is dedicated to building awareness of the Writing and Learning Center’s comprehensive services and “leveling the playing field” by helping all students regardless of academic level or background.

Building a Bridge to Success at Carolina

February 15, 2023

Summer Bridge is a six-week transition program that is designed to ease participants’ personal and academic transition from high school to Carolina. The program is open to all admitted incoming first-year students from North Carolina.

Changing Life Trajectories

February 13, 2023

The Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship empowers students to turn ideas and inspiration into action and thanks to the transformational support of the Shuford family, this undergraduate entrepreneurship program has doubled in size.

Treating Traumatic Brain Injury in Veterans

February 13, 2023

The Matthew Gfeller Center launched a new initiative to make treatment for traumatic brain injuries more accessible for military veterans in and around North Carolina, thanks to a $12.5 million investment from the Avalon Action Alliance.

Investing in Faculty, Students and Programs Through Leadership and Philanthropy

February 13, 2023

“We are committed to the idea of exposing students to the work of free-market thinkers; and the PPE Program, by its very nature, does this well, while also exposing students to the critics of, and alternatives to, free markets,” said the Langmans. “This is an incredibly enriching program at Carolina, and we are thrilled to once again find a way to contribute to its success.”