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Helen M. Marsh

October 13, 2013

When one door closed, another opened for Helen Marsh Helen Marsh doesn’t go to movies much, but when “The Help” came out this summer, she knew she had to see it. Based on the 2009 novel by Kathryn Stockett, the … Continued

Ruben Gonzalez-Crespo

November 1, 2011

Former singer finds new voice helping others battle cancer Ruben Gonzalez-Crespo once dreamed of becoming an opera singer like his father. It was his father’s singing career that led the family to move from Puerto Rico to Chapel Hill in … Continued

Mark Meares

September 14, 2011

Meares’ charge: Match donors’ goals with Carolina’s needs Mark Meares majored in English – with an emphasis on creative writing – when he was an undergraduate at Carolina in the 1970s. He eventually returned to Carolina in 1998 to join … Continued

Tom Sudderth

August 24, 2011

Sudderth plants, not paints, but the campus is his canvas Tom Sudderth’s official title is landscape installation supervisor, but he has been likened by some as a painter who uses this campus as a canvas, and the colors of nature … Continued

Karen Shelton

July 13, 2011

Leadership and dedication are winning formula for 30 years Some kids worry they will never be good enough. Not Karen Shelton. When it came to sports, Shelton always knew she was good. Her brothers left little doubt. She had four … Continued

Jane D. Brown

May 11, 2011

For this child of the Sixties, ‘sex, drugs and rock and roll’ became a serious inquiry When Jane Brown left the family dairy farm for the University of Kentucky, something she once thought unimaginable happened: She came to believe she … Continued