Part of the Haliwa-Saponi American Indian Tribe in Warren and Halifax counties, Faith Hedgepeth was just beginning her junior year at UNC and wanted to become a pediatrician and return to serve her community.
The first-year class includes the highest numbers of first-generation college students and students from North Carolina’s rural counties since the University began collecting this data 15 years ago.
40,926 applied for admission (14 percent more than last year and second-largest increase in 25 years)
9,710, or 24 percent, were admitted
4,373, or 45 percent, are expected to enroll
Anson Dorrance ’74 was selected by the class of 2017 to deliver the Last Lecture on the west lawn of the Morehead Building as the sun began to set. The talk is based on the premise, “If you knew this was the last lecture you would ever give,…
Carolina baseball has a new teammate this year, but this member has four legs, not two. Remington, a 2-year-old golden retriever, is Carolina’s first athletics training room assistance dog. He’s also the first in the ACC.