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@DanielPAldrich Absolutely! We'd love to see you!

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A friendly reminder to our amazing North Carolina semifinalists: finalist notifications go out at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 17!

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A beautiful sunrise to start our final day of regional interviews. See you soon, semifinalists! https://t.co/Kk7maFrrTa

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Congratulations to James Ellsmoor ’16, who's landed on a Forbes 30 Under 30 list! https://t.co/2ENUpUW760 https://t.co/ZUDRvYSU4t

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January 9, 2017

Interviews in Greenville on Tuesday, January 10, will go on as scheduled.

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January 7, 2017

Due to the snow storm, semifinalist interviews scheduled for Monday in Chapel Hill will be moved to Thursday, January 12.❄️

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Day one of regional interviews is in the books! We couldn't have done it without current s… https://t.co/uTIP2mRuIw https://t.co/m0Ra5eC4y9

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@tylerording Great! We're so excited to get started tomorrow in Charlotte. Meeting semifinalists like you during regionals is a blast!

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Congratulations to all of our North Carolina finalists! We can’t wait to welcome you to Chapel Hill for #FinalsWeekend2017!
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January 17, 2017
A beautiful sunrise to start our final day of regional interviews. See you soon, semifinalists!
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January 12, 2017
There's no surer sign scholars have returned than a mostly empty plate of cookies after check day. Welcome back, scholars!
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January 11, 2017
What a day of interviews in Winston-Salem! A big thank you to first-years Shreya and Elizabeth for joining us, chatting with nominees, and making them feel welcome. Now back to Chapel Hill for tomorrow!
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January 6, 2017
We're so appreciative of scholars Kelsey and Devon for making Asheville nominees feel at home before their semifinalist interviews today. It's hard to believe these two were in interviewees' shoes only a year ago!
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January 4, 2017
Day one of regional interviews is in the books! We couldn't have done it without current scholars Eric, Kaleb, Lily, and Brittany, who helped welcome semifinalists to Charlotte!. See you tomorrow, Asheville!
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Our bags are packed and we're ready to criss-cross the state for regional interviews! See you in Charlotte tomorrow, friends!
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January 2, 2017
Winters come and go, but the Carolina sun never leaves. 🌞
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December 21, 2016
Nothing says the “Last Day of Class” more than a party with coloring, cookies, an over-the-top Christmas suit, an appearance by Rufus the dog, and a reading of 'Twas the Night Before Finals!
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December 7, 2016
I love retiring to my room after a long day. It’s got all the comforts of home: my Tennessee flag, political memorabilia I’ve collected from around the world, and my calendar of North American birds. I’m wrapping up my day as I often do, with a warm cup of rooibos tea and a book of essays about life in Johannesburg, South Africa, one of my favorite cities. Rapid global urbanization presents both daunting challenges and exciting opportunities for people around the world – but I remain optimistic about the shared urban future we all have to look forward to. I suppose this is where we part ways for now – see you later and thanks for following along! | 📷: Adam Hasan '19
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