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Global Spotlight: Amy Dingler

November 26, 2018

Amy Dingler spent a year before college volunteering abroad through UNC’s Global Gap Year Fellowship as a teacher, hospice worker, and marine ecologist before stepping onto campus as a Covenant Scholar and Bonner Leader. Discover how these diverse global service … Continued

Leadership Spotlight: Courtney Staton

November 19, 2018

Throughout her Carolina career, Courtney Staton has applied her curiosity and creativity to combatting injustice in the community. Learn how her experience as a photographer, spoken word artist, and her roles as Y co-chair and co-president have fueled her desire … Continued

Phyta Combats Global Warming with Seaweed

November 16, 2018

PHOTO & VIDEO VIA AARON MOGER, UNC.EDU By cultivating seaweed to be used as a sustainable alternative to plastic, the Tar Heels hope to address the increasing effects of climate change head-on. To put their idea into action, Eliza Harrison, … Continued

Advocacy Spotlight: Daron Holman

November 12, 2018

Daron Holman’s deep understanding of public service began as a volunteer in a food pantry in his hometown of Fayetteville, North Carolina. After four years in the Bonner Leader Program at the Campus Y, he was inspired to commit his … Continued

Innovation Spotlight: Phyta

November 5, 2018

Concerned about the environmental impact climate change is having on the state of North Carolina, Eliza Harrison, Lucy Best and Emily Kian are taking the world by storm with their innovative company, Phyta. Learn how these three are creating an … Continued

Jamaica Goes Solar with Past CUBE Venture Partnership

November 2, 2018

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness revealed his ambitions for the country to reach 50% renewable energy by 2030, up from the official policy of 30%. The aspiration was announced during the commissioning of his government office’s state-of-the-art solar PV array, … Continued

Service Spotlight: Jacob Stocks

October 30, 2018

Jacob Stocks’s career pathway into global public health began with a hands-on, immersive summer experience in a health clinic in Lawra, Ghana through a Y committee called Project Heel. Jacob led that committee for three years of college and is … Continued

Embody Shatters Beauty Standards with Baseball Bats

October 23, 2018

In front of Davis Library, students stood in line to swing baseball bats and defy the social norm that says a number defines you. Embody Carolina has adopted Southern Smash as one of its primary events in working to promote … Continued

Strategic Partnership to Enhance Campus Y’s Social Impact

October 19, 2018

A new partnership between UNC Student Affairs and Innovate Carolina will enhance the work of Carolina students pursuing creative solutions that address today’s most pressing social challenges. Based upon the Campus Y’s expanding focus on social innovation and entrepreneurship, this … Continued