University of North Carolina Student Panel

Recorded Wednesday, September 23 at 09:00 PM

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | UNC

Chapel Hill, NC

Ask current UNC students questions about academics, campus life, dorm living, and more. Livestream viewers will get to vote on questions and ask their own!

Meet the panelists: Jacob, Elizabeth, Justis

Jacob is a rising sophomore at UNC majoring in Biology with minors in Spanish for the Professions and Medical Anthropology. His career goal is to become a cardio thoracic surgeon. On campus, he is a varsity member of the UNC Men's Crew Team and a brother in the Beta Upsilon Chi fraternity. Jacob is the oldest of three brothers and loves to play and watch sports of all kinds and stay active.

Elizabeth is a rising junior at UNC majoring in Global Studies with concentrations in the Middle East and International Politics. She is also pursuing minors in Arabic and Music. Elizabeth was a transfer student to UNC and just finished her first academic year in Chapel Hill. She is a coxswain on the Men's Crew Team, a member of UNC Cypher, and served as Assistant Music Director for her a cappella group (The Walk-Ons) this spring. Previously she attended Dickinson College in Pennsylvania where she participated in a cappella, choir, and co-founded the Dickinson chapter of March For Our Lives. She is happy to answer any questions about the transfer process, majors related to international relations/politics, or anything regarding music!

Justis is an African American strategist and storyteller from Charlotte, North Carolina. He is a rising junior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he is pursuing Bachelor of Arts and Science degrees in United States History and Statistics with a minor in African American studies. Justis has dedicated much of his young adult life to music and activism, through which he has developed his passion for telling stories. Today, Justis is most focused on amplifying the voices of the marginalized, advocating for civil rights, and exploring the links between culture and human rights.

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | UNC

Chapel Hill, NC
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Audience questions

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10:36@jessthemess:What types of clubs are offered at UNC?
13:26@anonymous:Do you guys have time to have fun, and not just spend all of your time on school?
15:26@anonymous:What is the food like at UNC?
18:52@DashaM:For dorms: is there a kitchen+refrigerator in common areas for folks who like to cook than go out?
20:13@anonymous:I am out of state, and confused on the many campuses of UNC across the state. I understand that they each have their own admissions
22:12@anonymous:Is there a lot of inclusion for everyone? Have you ever felt personally excluded?
23:44@anonymous:What surprised you most about UNC?
27:48@haydenroberge:What are your experiences with the Honors program?
30:53@anonymous:How has the diversity and relationships between faculty and students affected your stay at UNC Chapel Hill?
33:36@Gwarner8:How LGBT friendly is UNC?
34:54@anonymous:How was the transition from a small school to a large one? I am coming from a graduating class of 128. My high school is also in a poor/underprivileged area and worry about the impression that leaves, any more words on that?
38:35@anonymous:What are the advantages and disadvantages of UNC location at Chapel Hill
38:41@anonymous:how is the weather at unc?
44:03@anonymous:are there science research oppurtunities for undergrad?
45:47@Kayli:How open is the community when it comes to talking about and sharing different religions?
48:44@anonymous:What made you guys choose UNC?
48:50@anonymous:What made you guys want to choose UNC?
53:04@anonymous:What would you change about UNC, if you could?
53:10@Alex13:What are least and best things of UNC?


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