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Deranged and Defamed | Undergraduate Honors Thesis

The purpose of this thesis is to explore and analyze the way U.S. courts have treated defamation claims involving the imputation of mental illness.

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Design for America (DFA)

Design for America (DFA) UNC-Chapel Hill is one of 36 student-led university studios across America with a mission to use human-centered design to find solutions to local problems. DFA is interdisciplinary and thrives on diversity of ideas and people.

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Divided by the Sea

UNC School of Media and Journalism students Andrea Patiño Contreras and Gabriela Arp were awarded the VIMY Global Team award from the UNC Center for Global Initiatives to tell personal stories from the European migration crisis.

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Documenting the American South

In collaboration with Morehead Planetarium & Science Center and Carolina’s Center for the Study of the American South, students in "MEJO 390.2: Documenting the American South" produced 10 short documentaries that tell uniquely Southern stories.
A Life, A Memory

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Dope and Glory

Society for News Design's 2017 Best of Student Design competitionFirst place: Sports Page DesignDesigner: Jiabing Song '17

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Earth + Sky

Celebrating Native Americans in today's world.

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En Garde! Two Genders, One Sport | Undergraduate Honors Thesis

This study is a content analysis of collegiate fencing coverage from the 2010-2011, 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 seasons. The study examined six elements of the coverage, headlines, article text, photos, quotes, athlete mentions and additional media, and concluded that the coverage was in a state of equity, if not bias against males.

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Enslaved in America

Society for News Design's 2014 Best of Student Design competitionFirst place: Special SectionsDesigners: Melissa Borden, Grayson Mendenhall, Kristi Walker, Marissa Techmeier, Arianna Holder, Jessica Milbern, Kaitlyn Kelly, Meredith Cook

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Establishing Control Over Competitive Market Spaces Through Strategic Branding and Messaging in Niche Markets | Undergraduate Honors Thesis

This thesis’ research focused on the broader business question of how up-and-coming companies can rely on strategic branding and messaging to penetrate a niche market and subsequently take greater control over a competitive market as a whole.

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Fault Lines

The stories within Fault Lines: Race, Class and Education in Durham, North Carolina, are all different; they have unique starting points, plot twists and endings.

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