Aside from a few short trips on the East Coast, Cade Rodgers rarely had the chance to venture outside of his hometown of Salisbury, North Carolina. Leaving Salisbury to come to UNC-Chapel Hill last fall, Rodgers said, was essentially a … Continued
Byline: Emilie Poplett
Mike Levine grew up in a seaside community in New Jersey best known as the birthplace of Bruce Springsteen. His dad was a music instructor who played the alto-saxophone and conducted the local concert band. It was a given that … Continued
Not many college applications have a resume quite like Jordan Epley’s. Not only does the incoming first-year student have a great academic record from her international school in Thailand, but her extracurricular activities include participating in Thailand’s version of the … Continued
Melody Zhuo didn’t even really know she could sing until she arrived at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to study music a few years ago. She initially focused her undergraduate studies on the piano, but attending musicals at Carolina Performing Arts inspired Zhuo to try voice lessons with UNC-Chapel Hill lecturer Timothy Sparks.
One UNC-Chapel Hill researcher’s innovative AIDS prevention method is doing more than saving lives. It’s also protecting the privacy and dignity of people who often face intense stigma while living with HIV. While many methods focus prevention efforts on at-risk … Continued
A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researcher is working to extend the life expectancy of more than half a million people in Malawi who are HIV positive, starting with some of the most vulnerable patients: women. Mina Hosseinipour has been working with UNC-Project Malawi to improve health outcomes country-wide.
Mohammed Eid is among nearly 150 students who have pursued master’s degrees in global conflict resolution through the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center, a collaboration between UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke University and international service organization Rotary. The center, one of only six in the world, prepares students to become peace builders in conflict zones across the globe.
When Kaylee Miceli decided to head up a neuroscience research study in Vietnam, there was only one problem: a plane ticket to Vietnam isn’t cheap. “I knew what I wanted to do, but there was always a financial barrier,” said … Continued