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

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'17 scholars Amy Woff and Caroline Woronoff enjoy a little down time in the Morehead-Cain Foundation building doing a crossword. Photo taken by Tony Asher'17 #moreheadcain #TakeoverTuesday #UNC
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Rocking some #sexy post-lab #gogglemarks #TakeoverTuesday #recrystallizationofanunknownorganiccompound #moreheadcain #UNC photo by Tony Asher '17
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Quick pre-lab dinner at tru deli with 2018 scholars Jonathan Alvarez and Eric Lee! #TakeoverTuesday Photo by Tony Asher ’17
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My classes for today include biochemistry, Muhammad and the Qur'an, and organic chemistry lab. Here's a picture of Dr. Hogan explaining some of the different properties of polypeptides to our biochemistry class! #TakeoverTuesday #moreheadcain #UNC -Tony Asher
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Hi everyone! My name is Tony Asher, and I’m a Junior English major, premed, and interested in photojournalism and biostatistics. I’ll be posting photos throughout the day, so stay tuned! #moreheadcain #UNC #TakeoverTuesday
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A fresh coat of paint to start our semester. 🎨
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August 28, 2015
Surprise surprise, the day ends with doing work on the kitchen table. It has been fun to virtually share my day with you ☀️ I am genuinely grateful to be at UNC with the support of the Foundation, which makes days like the one I have shared with you all today possible. Here's hoping we connect in person someday soon! - Amu Photo by Amu Muyanga '18. #TakeoverTuesday
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The Student Union is my favourite place to work and take a breath on campus. Good vibes, a constant stream of friends and interesting new people plus arguably the best coffee on campus at Alpine Café. Photo by Amu Muyanga '18. #TakeoverTuesday
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I think I've found my favourite class of the semester 💃🏾 Prof. Nzongola, pictured in the background doing his own thing, is officially one of the coolest people I have ever met. I am always so pleasantly surprised to find such a high calibre of African studies professors in little Chapel Hill. And my friend and fellow Morehead-Cain scholar, Lauren, is in it with me. #Score. Apologies for the grainy quality. Photo by Amu Muyanga '18. #TakeoverTuesday
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Quick trip to the Study Abroad Office to talk through my plans for world domination. Bwahaha. Photo by Amu Muyanga '18. #TakeoverTuesday
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