Renowned public interest lawyer and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, Bryan Stevenson, delivers the commencement speech on May 14 during Spring Commencement.
(Photo: UNC/Jon Gardiner '98)
In a speech that drew frequent and heavy applause, renowned social justice advocate and attorney Bryan Stevenson told about 6,500 UNC graduates during the May 14 Spring Commencement that they have the capacity to make a difference if they’re…
Bryan Stevenson, executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, a human rights organization, will deliver the keynote address at the 2023 Spring Commencement on May 14.
The initiative has helped exonerate innocent death-row inmates,…
Novelist, essayist and illustrator Daniel Wallace ’08 will speak to graduates at Carolina’s Winter Commencement.
Wallace is the J. Ross MacDonald Distinguished Professor of English in the College of Arts and Sciences and directed the creative…
When members of the classes of ’72 and ’70 marched May 8 into Kenan Stadium in Carolina blue caps and gowns to celebrate their 50-year reunion, they could hardly contain their elation.
Chances are their emotions linger.
As they paraded…
Nearly 6,200 Tar Heels celebrated their graduation at Spring Commencement on May 8, where keynote speaker Frank Bruni ’86 challenged the class of 2022 to choose happiness and count their blessings.
“You have many, many important choices…
Frank Leibfarth made Popular Science magazine’s 2021 Brilliant 10 roster, recognizing early-career scientists with the potential to transform the world with innovative approaches to key issues.