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Jim Lampley Trades Sports Desk For Classroom

April 26, 2023

As a network sportscaster, Jim Lampley ’71 covered 14 Olympics. Now he teaches students at Carolina the history of broadcast storytelling and how technology shaped it.

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.

Fostering a Global Mindset

February 20, 2023

“Carolina is a microcosm of the world, and it is important for students to seek out and access as many different backgrounds and cultures as they can,” Michael-Bryant Hicks ’96 said. “I want to take away any number of fears that may prevent a student — who grew up like me — from studying abroad.”

Come Here. Go Anywhere.

February 20, 2023

One of the hallmarks of private support for Honors Carolina is the Go Anywhere initiative, established in 2017 by alumni Chad and Blake Pike, who both graduated in 1993. “The Go Anywhere platform played a critical role in launching my professional journey,” said Matthew Gillespie ’23.

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.