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Remembering Madison Devries, co-founder of Jump Ahead

May 11, 2020

Madison DeVries, a UNC junior whose many passions included being on the jump rope team, playing lacrosse and being an admissions ambassador, passed away on Friday, April 10, at age 20. [Read the full Daily Tar Heel article here.] In 2018, … Continued

CUBE announces 2020-2021 cohort

April 28, 2020

Congratulations to the eleven teams selected for CUBE residency this year! Designed and managed in partnership by the UNC Campus Y and Innovate Carolina, CUBE provides student innovators with a supportive environment to collaborate, receive one-on-one coaching, and earn seed … Continued

Tar Heel, Blue Devil team up to support startups in Kenya

February 10, 2020

Story by Brandon Bieltz, unc.edu Over the past decade, it’s become more commonplace for Carolina and Duke University students to launch a start-up in the Triangle. Resources and mentors from both universities and the surrounding communities help make the task … Continued

Faith Newsome profiled in The New York Times

November 27, 2019

Faith Newsome founded OCEANS in 2018 to offer support and advocacy to people ages 12 to 21 living with obesity. OCEANS, which stands for “outreach, community engagement, advocacy and non-discriminatory support,” aims to empower adolescents through three different areas of … Continued

Phyta surfs new wave of entrepreneurship in Newsweek opinion

June 11, 2019

Emily Kian, one-third of Phyta – a 2018-2019 CUBE venture – published a piece in Newsweek documenting the team’s journey as young, female entrepreneurs. Learn more about Phyta’s early origins here and click below to read Kian’s full article. Three … Continued

Campus Y announces CUBE 5.0 cohort

June 1, 2019

Congratulations to the twelve new social ventures that have been selected for CUBE residency this year! Designed and managed in collaboration with Innovate Carolina and the Department of Public Policy, CUBE provides students with a year of seed funding, professional … Continued

Overcoming barriers through food

May 22, 2019

STORY VIA CYNDY FALGOUT, CAROLINA ARTS & SCIENCES MAGAZINE • PHOTO BY KRISTEN CHAVEZ Anum Imran ’21 learned about the economic and social struggles of immigrant families while growing up in Concord, North Carolina, with parents and grandparents who had … Continued