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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

Transforming garbage into fashion

May 1, 2019

VIDEO & STORY VIA JOHNNY ANDREWS, UNC.EDU Carolina senior Ana Soule and her team at the Phoenyx Project are giving new life to vinyl billboards that would otherwise end up in the dump. With a dad who works in outdoor advertising, … Continued

CUBE announces 2019-2020 cohort

April 30, 2019

Twelve new social ventures have been selected for residency this year at CUBE, UNC’s Social Innovation Incubator located at the Campus Y. Designed and managed in collaboration with Innovate Carolina and the Department of Public Policy, CUBE provides students with … Continued

CUBE Alum Honored for Community Service

November 20, 2018

UNC-Chapel Hill student Anum Imran has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities with a shared commitment to civic engagement. Imran is a recipient of the network’s Community … Continued

Phyta to compete in Melbourne for Hult Prize

March 6, 2018

Editor’s Note: Congratulations to Phyta! The team has won the Hult Prize Melbourne Regional Final. Phyta, a current CUBE venture powered by Eliza Harrison (’19), Lucy Best (’19), and Emily Kian (’20), is making waves at startup competitions across the … Continued

CUBE Pitch Party Brings Social Venture Ideas to Life

September 2, 2016

On August 12, CUBE, Carolina’s social innovation incubator, held a pitch party to showcase the concepts behind its new cohort of social ventures. The pitch party, held at the Top of the Hill on Franklin St., was the culmination of … Continued

MedServe is a winning idea

May 14, 2016

There aren’t enough primary care physicians in the United States, and the problem is getting worse. In the 2007 North Carolina report, “State Likely to Face Severe Shortage Over Next 20 Years,” a task force convened by the NC Institute … Continued