GENERAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION


10/12/2018 12:50am

Meet your 2018 distinguished alumni

“We try to come up with a slate of awardees that represent the University, and are exemplars of the University's values and show the University's potency in the outside world.”


11/28/2017 9:23pm

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Two UNC graduates make Forbes 30 under 30 Education list

Forbes is known for its lists -- the Forbes 500, the Forbes list of the World’s Most Powerful People and the Forbes 400. One can imagine the shock North Carolina Student Latinx Initiative’s co-directors Ricky Hurtado and Elaine Townsend Utin experienced when they found out from friends on Facebook that their work had earned them a spot on one of Forbes famed list -- Forbes 30 under 30 Education. 

10/25/2017 10:52pm

Scott Jacobson, UNC alum, is a writer for "Bob's Burgers" and has won multiple Emmys for his comedy writing. Photo courtesy of Scott Jacobson.

Q&A with UNC graduate and "Bob's Burgers" writer, Scott Jacobson

UNC graduate Scott Jacobson is a writer and co-executive producer of "Bob's Burgers." He also previously wrote for "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and has won six Emmys for his work in comedy writing.  Staff writer Eva Ellenburg spoke with Jacobson about his journey to success in the comedy writing industry. 


10/23/2017 7:25pm

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Credit: John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

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Q&A with MacArthur Genius Grant recipient, UNC alum Nikole Hannah-Jones

UNC alum and The New York Times magazine writer, Nikole Hannah-Jones, was named a MacArthur Genius Grant fellow for her work and documentation on resegregation of the United States, particularly rooted in housing and education. Her work has received vast recognition, winning her a National Magazine, Peabody Award and George Polk Award.