Ideas and Opinions

Cross-Generation Connections—A Forum Reflection by Francie Sentilles ’21

November 4, 2018

While the entire Alumni Forum offered opportunities to meet older scholars, I found this dinner to be the best at encouraging long conversation and shared reflection on the Morehead-Cain and UNC experience. Continue reading

The Secret Sauce—A Forum Reflection by Lauren Zitney ’19

November 3, 2018

During the salsa dancing lesson at the Alumni Forum, we were rotating through new partners. In meeting my new partner, she said her boyfriend is a former scholar who graduated a few years ago. I replied with something along the

‘Insistence on Inquiry’—A Forum Reflection by Annie Kiyonaga ’19

November 2, 2018

I decided to try out the "spirituality" panel, thinking that it would be, at the very least, an impassioned debate. I expected controversy, orthodoxy, and dogmatism. Continue reading

Monty Evans ’22 Considers the Lobster

November 1, 2018

But something in the air that Friday night annihilated the lack of social confidence that comes free with a British passport. It didn’t feel weird when the alum behind me commented on my order, and it didn’t feel uncomfortable when

Wrapping Up

October 19, 2018

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The International Scholar Perspective

October 12, 2018

"Coming from the U.K., accepting the scholarship was kind of a leap of faith. At the time, I wasn’t sure whether I was ready to make that leap. It was more than just choosing a place where I was coming