Cecilia Polanco ’16 talks about breaking barriers

October 7, 2014

Cecilia Polanco ’16 is encouraging young Latinos to break down barriers. WRAL-TV profiled the junior for Hispanic Heritage Month. Polanco told reporter Leyla Santiago that it took adjusting—but that she believes Carolina is where she’s supposed to be. From WRAL-TV “Something I struggled

Wade Smith ’60 receives North Carolina Bar Association’s highest honor

August 27, 2015

Wade Smith, recognized as one of the most accomplished attorneys in the country, has been awarded the North Carolina Bar Association's highest honor for... Continue reading

Ebola outbreak’s magnitude and spread “unprecedented”

August 4, 2014

Updated August 11, 2014: Dr. Bruce Gellin ’77 shared this New York Times story, tracing the Ebola outbreak to a 2-year-old boy in Africa. Since March, there have been nearly 1,800 cases of Ebola and at least 961 deaths. August 4, 2014: African

Alumna’s new project focuses on Southern politics, culture

March 27, 2015

Sarah Bufkin ’13 has traveled the world as a Morehead-Cain, a Mitchell, and a Rhodes Scholar. But her newest project is bringing her home. Continue reading

Dr. Cristy Page ’96 named Chair of the UNC Department of Family Medicine

April 6, 2017

Dr. Cristy Page has been named the William B. Aycock Distinguished Professor and Chair of the UNC Department of Family Medicine. She served in the... Continue reading

Sarah Bufkin ’13 awarded Rhodes Scholarship

November 24, 2014

Sarah Bufkin ’13 has been chosen as one of thirty-two recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship, widely regarded as the oldest and best known award for international study. The prestigious award covers all expenses for study at the University of Oxford in England.