Volume 4 | Issue 1
Spring 2012

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Dr. Hugh A. “Chip” McAllister brings art and science together

A flawless Carolina blue sky and enthusiastic applause greeted UNC School of Medicine alumnus Hugh A. “Chip” McAllister Jr. (M.D. ’66) of Houston, Texas, as he stepped to the podium in front of the UNC Cancer Center on April 12.

The event announced McAllister’s $10 million commitment to the University benefitting the Ackland Art Museum and the School of Medicine.

For McAllister, it was all about making a difference.

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Fellowship spurs entrepreneurship in Guatemala

This is a story of how one man with an idea really can change the world. It’s also a story about how Carolina is helping him to do just that.

It all started in 2006 with a beautiful, spunky, 5-month-old baby girl named Lexi.

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Linda and Bud Tarrson: Giving back the greatest gift to receive

Twenty-five years ago, someone spoke these words to Linda Tarrson:

“North Carolina is a class act. The people there will always be good stewards of your money. They will take care of you and Bud as part of their family. The University has such a stellar reputation, it’s one that you would want to be involved in.”

Turns out they were right.

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Estate supports medical librarianship and health informatics

Dr. Fred W. Roper '60, '62 (M.S.L.S.), distinguished alumnus of UNC's School of Information and Library Science and distinguished dean emeritus of the University of South Carolina's School of Library and Information Science, has established the Mary Alice and George Jones Fund to honor the memory of his mother and step-father. Through his generous estate gift, Dr. Roper will provide support for the school's medical librarianship and health informatics programs.

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Senior Courtney Lee helps lead Class of 2012 campaign

It's never too early to create your Carolina legacy, and senior Courtney Lee is spreading the word.

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