“The Morehead-Cain didn’t just make a difference in my life; it made the difference.”

Sallie Krawcheck ’87 Ellevest CEO and co-founder, top ten LinkedIn Influencer, Fortune and Forbes Most Powerful Women lists

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“The Morehead-Cain experience has built in me that eternal belief that life is an adventure.”

Cari JeffriesClass of 2014

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“This rich, uncharted journey is the continuation of steps I took as a Morehead-Cain Scholar.”

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RT @briangstrong: Really proud to be a part of this year's process as an alumnus. Congratulations to this new group of fellow Morehead-Cain…

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RT @kateonmars: Get ready for a wild and beautiful ride, young scholars! Also amazing quantities of sweet tea. https://t.co/ct9yHXE0Fj

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We're proud to introduce the Morehead-Cain Class of 2021. Welcome to @UNC, scholars! #unc21 https://t.co/YPBgbLFn6r https://t.co/TF4IXlCBq1

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@Padilla_Lesliee So sorry for the late reply—we're just seeing this now. The class announcement went out a few minutes ago!

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Latest Instagram
Found in the vault and now hanging at the Foundation: architectural drawings of the Morehead Sundial that were given to Uncle Mot before it was built.
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April 27, 2017
Though friends like Scott Diekema '19 and the aforementioned Grace Buie '18 keep me company, the hard wood of the tables in Davis Library, colloquially known as the "Dave Cave," isn't as comfy as my pillow is. I think that's my cue to go home. To all who followed my adventures on this #TakeoverTuesday, thanks for letting me share a bit of myself with you. Sweet dreams! 📸 by David Doochin '18
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April 26, 2017
I call this one "Exam Season: A Portrait of the Student at Work." #TakeoverTuesday 📸 by David Doochin '18
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April 26, 2017
A snapshot of domestic life. See the wild David Collins '18 and Gaby Nair '18 in their natural habitat. #TakeoverTuesday 📸 by David Doochin '18
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April 25, 2017
Poised and ready to learn in my Sociolinguistics class, taught by the esteemed Dr. Paul Roberge. He's one of the world's leading scholars of Afrikaans, so we always have a blast talking all things South Africa. Today we're discussing multilingualism in the US. Am I a linguist yet? #TakeoverTuesday Photo by David Doochin '18
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April 25, 2017
Fellow scholar and dear friend Grace Buie '18 and I are just now leaving our Introduction to Computer Science class, where we're learning to become master coders. If you ever need us to bypass a firewall's computational algorithms and hack into the mainframe of your favorite compiler sequence, we're the scholars for you. #TakeoverTuesday Photo by David Doochin '18
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April 25, 2017
Good morning! My name is David Doochin, and I'll be your host on this rainy #TakeoverTuesday. I'm a junior history and linguistics major from Nashville, TN, and I can't wait to show you a little slice 🍰🍰🍰 of my Carolina experience! Here's a picture of me from my study abroad program in Cape Town, South Africa last semester. Missing this weather! 📸 by David Doochin '18
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April 25, 2017
Here are a few scenes from last week's Senior Dinner honoring the class of 2017. What else is there left to say about this brilliant and inspiring bunch? We're going to miss them! #unc17
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April 24, 2017
It's a perfect evening to honor the Morehead-Cain class of 2017!
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April 20, 2017
And... that's a wrap! I'll be spending the rest of my night putting together a marketing strategy for my BUSI 406 class and catching up on some reading. The past 4 years have gone by way too quickly, and I'm actually really going to miss study nights like these. Thank you for letting me share parts of my day with you on today's #takeovertuesday Sweet dreams and see you later! 🐑 Photo by Nakisa Sadeghi '17
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