Phyta surfs new wave of entrepreneurship in Newsweek opinion

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 Female Entrepreneurs Built North Carolina’s First Seaweed Farm on a … Continued

GEF blog: Burmese hospitality

The Global Engagement Fellowship (GEF) supports UNC Chapel Hill students conducting international social-­justice oriented summer projects. The following blog was written by GEF recipient Leah Simon, a rising senior majoring in Global Studies. The Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge is a chaotic overpass connecting the two nations in which cars switch lanes … Continued

Bonner Leaders combat unhealthy summer habits with tailor-made toolkits

For some local children, summer vacation brings more stress than relaxation. Three months without classes also means going without dependable meals. In Chapel Hill and Carrboro more than 2,600 children live in food insecure homes. They often go hungry, eat less, or eat less nutritious food because they can’t afford … Continued

Campus Y hosts Dr. Joel J. Schwartz Memorial

On Saturday, May 18, family, friends and former students gathered to honor the life and work of Dr. Joel J. Schwartz. After playing audio from an interview with Dr. Schwartz (listen here and here), sons David and Ray Schwartz invited members of the community to share favorite memories of their … Continued

Overcoming barriers through food

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 come to the United States from Pakistan. “My mother was … Continued