Public Service

Our Tar Heels put their hands, heads and hearts into making a difference. North Carolina, the nation and the planet are better because of these service-minded individuals at Carolina.

Recent Profiles

Lewis Lucke

Ambassador Lewis, executive director of Daroke Resources and president of Lewis Lucke LLC, served as U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom …

Sam Odom

Because research ties directly to the problems of everyday life, Sam Odom and his colleagues at the Frank Porter Graham …

Saule Omarova

UNC School of Law professor Saule Omarova had a busy year. First she published an article, “The Merchants of Wall …

Sallie Senseney

Carolina graduate Sallie Senseney came to teach biology because of three impressive teachers who shared with her the wonders of …

Rod Brooks

Carolina alumnus Rod Brooks believes that we can end hunger in our lifetime. He’s making headway on the problem as president …

Michael McCasland

UNC alumnus Michael McCasland is the founder and driving force behind a program in Brooklyn, N.Y., that gives children a …

Joseph Shelley

As part of his preparation in 2012 to become a teacher, Joseph Shelley visited a classroom at New Hope Elementary …

Bob Anthony

Bob Anthony searches through the stacks in the North Carolina Collection, pulling out various treasures: a book of poetry by …

Chase Jones

Former UNC baseball player and brain cancer survivor Chase Jones turned his battle with the disease into the formation of …