Leah Everist named Luce Scholar

Leah Everist, a fourth-year student with roots at the Campus Y, has been named a 2018 Luce Scholar. She is one of only 18 students in the United States selected for this prestigious internship program in Asia. [Read UNC’s official press release about Everist here.] Everist has garnered an impressive … Continued

Phyta to compete in Melbourne for Hult Prize

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 globe. This weekend the team will compete in Melbourne, Australia … Continued

Campus Y alum finds purpose and passion on pupusa food truck

Could you give a brief overview of your path to UNC? My parents and three sisters fled the civil war in El Salvador and migrated to Los Angeles about ten years before I was born. Right before my first birthday, they decided to move across the country from Los Angeles … Continued

Campus Y announces 2018 Kenan Biddle Partnership grantees

The Campus Y has announced the 2018 recipients of the Kenan Biddle Partnership grants program. Funded by the Kenan Charitable Trust and the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, the Kenan Biddle Partnership will award a total of $55,000 to seven teams comprised of UNC and Duke students. The Kenan Biddle Partnership … Continued

Lessons learned at The Nour Center

The following blog was written by Lucia Mock. My work bag is full of silver and blue glitter, and for the past few days, everything that I grab out of this bag – usually important things like my laptop, pens, a notebook – are covered in glitter, and inevitably I … Continued