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

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There's little sun to speak of today, but plenty of beauty. #targram
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March 27, 2015
Warm afternoon sun over Polk Place. #targram
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The bloom behind Davie Hall. #targram #springhasarrived
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Coker Arboretum is in bloom. #GDTBATH #targram
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Spring is beginning to bloom outside the Morehead Building.
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Congratulations, recipients—acceptance packets are in the mail. Welcome to Carolina. And welcome to Morehead-Cain. #yourjourneystartshere #unc19
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After interviews, Day Three of #FinalsWeekend2015 was all about fun: music, food trucks, and an awesome display of talent at Playmakers Theater.
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Scholars shared stories of life-changing summers. Chancellor Folt and Keegan de Lancie MC ’08 encouraged us to explore the unknown. And who will ever forget taking shots from the floor of the Dean Dome? What an amazing second day of #FinalsWeekend2015!
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