“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.”

Dr. Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld ’87Chair, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Why the @nytimes is working with @mattervc, co-founded by @coreyford ’00. https://t.co/NUsiqVpnYk

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When it comes to startups, @UNC and Chapel Hill are bursting. https://t.co/Qx7AhcU6b3

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We love this! @briangstrong ’00, Tre' Williams ’18, and Matthew Jackman ’18 meet by chance at a @Yankees game. https://t.co/h1aIDVkJVJ

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Starting summer under the Davie Poplar. Soak it in, #TarHeels! ☀️😎
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June 20, 2016
Julie, Karman, and Lindsay loved catching up with a few scholars in the area this morning. To all of the other scholars enjoying their summers: we miss you!
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June 16, 2016
Coker Arboretum right now: #nofilter needed! 👌
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June 10, 2016
Sixty years ago today, “Uncle Mot” gave the Morehead Sundial to his beloved UNC.
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It's always fun when we get to celebrate with incoming first-year scholars during awards ceremonies. Congrats, Wynn and Cameron!
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May 25, 2016
#MoreheadCain Scholars, Alumni, and staff learn leadership lessons on the Gettysburg Battlefield.
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May 12, 2016
We miss the class of 2016 already! Enjoy embarking on new adventures, scholars — and remember you're always welcome here in Chapel Hill!
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Congratulations, #MoreheadCain Class of 2016! #GDTBATH
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The Morehead Sundial is graduation picture-ready, surrounded by blooming flowers. 🌺 #targram #unc
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