Student Spotlight: Jeff Battle ’16

May 12, 2016

Former Tar Heel safety Jeff Battle won’t be going to the NFL as he had once dreamed, but his future still includes football. Battle, who graduated May 8 as a member of Carolina’s Class of 2016, used his experiences on … Continued

Alumni Spotlight: Annie Francis ’07 (M.S.W) / (M.P.A)

May 12, 2016

As a child growing up in Eastern North Carolina, Annie Francis observed first-hand the impact of persistent poverty. Those experiences led her to ask why. “ ‘Why?’ was always my go-to question,” said Francis, a student in the School of Social Work’s doctoral program, coordinator of Student Affairs, and a clinical instructor. “So growing up, I wanted to know, ‘Why does it seem like my community is…

Faculty Spotlight: Paul Cuadros

May 12, 2016

September 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of award-winning investigative journalist Paul Cuadros’ A Home on the Field: How One Championship Team Inspires Hope for the Revival of Small Town America—a book that chronicles the founding of a high school soccer program in Siler City, North Carolina, and the team’s 2004 state championship season. His efforts to establish that team, creating opportunities for high school-aged Latinos, have, to…

Facts and Figures

May 12, 2016

Carolina is the nation’s best public university and remains the gold standard for providing exceptional academics at an affordable price. Here’s a look at some of the things that make Carolina great.