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#GDTBATH: Lucas Risinger

May 1, 2022

Lucas Risinger first became intrigued by Russia’s history and culture in high school when his history class was learning about the Cold War. When he arrived at Carolina a few years later to study economics and math, he continued to … Continued

#GDTBATH: Sartaj Jhooty

March 2, 2022

Sartaj Jhooty always knew he wanted to study abroad in college, but his goal to work in the medical field required at least four years of rigorous undergraduate coursework and left little room for international adventures. His wanderlust began in … Continued

UNC-Chapel Hill Student Kennedy Miller Named Marshall Scholar

December 13, 2021

Kennedy Miller, a senior studying vocal performance and English in the College of Arts & Sciences, is Carolina’s 22nd Marshall Scholar. The prestigious Marshall Scholarship funds graduate studies in any field at up to two institutions in the United Kingdom.  A native of Rocky … Continued

Another Step Forward

December 13, 2021

Ruben Rakonczai immigrated to the U.S. from his hometown of Göd, Hungary, with his parents, a suitcase and one purpose: to create a better future for his family. As the only English speaker in his family at the time, his … Continued

UNC-Chapel Hill Student Samuel Zahn Named Schwarzman Scholar

December 6, 2021

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill senior Samuel Zahn has been awarded a prestigious Schwarzman scholarship, which funds a master’s in global affairs at Beijing’s Tsinghua University. Zahn is the University’s 11th Schwarzman Scholar since the scholarship began in … Continued

Alumnus Named Carolina’s 53rd Rhodes Scholar

November 21, 2021

Carolina alumnus Justin Hadad has received the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, which funds study at the University of Oxford in England. Hadad ’21 majored in economics and applied physics and minored in Latin. At Carolina, he was a Morehead-Cain Scholar, a … Continued

Meet a New Tar Heel: Katharina Malena Krause

August 9, 2021

Katharina Malena Krause, an incoming graduate student from Hanover, Germany, has wanted to be a Tar Heel since she was 15 years old and first learned about the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from her high school English … Continued

Rising Senior Gives Back to Local Japanese Families

July 12, 2021

Service holds a significant place in rising senior Alyssa Cooper’s life. “It’s what makes me happy, knowing that I’m able to make an impact,” she says. “Even a small impact on someone’s life is very fulfilling for me.” After her … Continued