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The Park Scholars in the Class of 2025 explored leadership in North Carolina's foster care system during Learning Lab I.
From Pop-Up Coffee Shop to Downtown Storefront, 321 Coffee Continues to Grow
Park alumni-owned 321 Coffee continues to grow, preparing to launch a storefront in downtown Raleigh this spring.
Class of 2023 Hosts the Gerald H. Elkan Distinguished Lecture in Science and Society Featuring Nalini Nadkarni
On March 30, the Park Scholarships Class of 2023 will host the Gerald H. Elkan Distinguished Lecture in Science and Society featuring ecologist and science activist Nalini Nadkarni.
Fall 2021 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Update
As Park staff and faculty engage in the active, sustained efforts required to counter racial injustice and systemic oppression, Park Scholarships will share periodic updates about the progress on its work to build a stronger and more diverse, equitable, and inclusive program.
Startup Stories: 321 Coffee
Lewis Sheats, assistant vice provost of entrepreneurship, sits down with the founders of 321 Coffee, Lindsay Wrege '21 and Michael Evans '21, to discuss how to provide employees with disabilities a meaningful way to contribute to society.
Study of African American Language Wins Prestigious Linguistics Award
A research team led by Class of 2005 Park Faculty Scholar Professor Walt Wolfram has been honored for its unprecedented research on how language changes during the first 20 years of life.
Lessons in Leadership
Together, the Classes of 2023 and 2024 explored leadership in K-12 education equity and access during Learning Lab II.
Always the Gold Sandal
My mom, Dana, built tool sets at a tool factory; on the weekends she became a sexy Donna Karan power woman. My Grandma Hattie was a factory knitter, but she moonlighted as a feline Patrick Kelly–esque dame, particularly on Sundays. Read the full story by Charles Harbison '03 for The Atlantic.
New Programming Provides Opportunity for Park Scholars To Examine Racial Inequity
Spring 2021 marked a significant change to the Park Scholarships curriculum: the addition of a three-part session designed to introduce students to the impact of racial inequality in the United States.
Park Scholarships Diversity Student Task Force Helps Program Expand Reach to Prospective Students
The Park Scholarships Diversity Student Task Force allows current students to take a leading role in the recruitment of prospective students.