Meet A Tar Heel

Learn about the people who make UNC-Chapel Hill the best place to teach, learn and discover.

Recent Profiles

Kittie Allen

UNC landscape technician Kittie Allen remembers when she learned it would be her job to grow a garden on the …

Duke Buchan III

Carolina students taking Spanish can thank UNC alum Duke Buchan III and his early obsession with the World Book Encyclopedia …

Bob Anthony

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

Ning Lee

When UNC graduate Ning Lee was a high school senior in Singapore, she hadn’t planned to major in music in …

Chase Jones

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

Alex Borgen

Alex Borgen’s work with Nourish International began during his junior year at Carolina and is taking him on a career …

Tina Prevatte

It’s no wonder that Tina Prevatte became a small business owner. The UNC graduate and daughter of two business owners …

Philip Morgan

For Philip Morgan, the director of the Carolina Population Center, the United States is the most exciting place to research …

Piya Kerdlap

“What is Carolina trying to teach me?” This is the question senior Piya Kerdlap thinks about every day.