Feb. 28, 2018
Seventy Carolina alumni are serving in the Peace Corps, bringing UNC back into the organization’s top five volunteer-producing colleges and universities list. Carolina is ranked No. 4 in the report released this week by the...Read More
Dec. 5, 2017
Min Yang ’15 has been selected for the Schwarzman Scholars program, an elite China-based scholarship modeled after the Rhodes Scholarship and founded by Blackstone co-founder and CEO Stephen A. Schwarzman. The innovative master’s degree program...Read More
Kevin Martin ’89 has been chosen by President Bush to chair the Federal Communications Commission. Martin, a former Carolina student body president who has served on the FCC for four years, replaces Michael K. Powell, who retired.
Martin has been a supporter of telecommunications deregulation and has taken a firm stand against indecency in broadcasting.
A political science graduate from UNC who headed the student body in 1988-89, Martin also holds a master’s in public policy analysis from Duke and a law degree from Harvard. He received the GAA’s Distinguished Young Alumni award last fall.
He is one of two alumni on the five-member FCC which includes Michael Copps ’67.