Mark Puente ’05, whose reporting for The Plain Dealer in Cleveland led to the resignation of a sheriff, reminds
journalism students that the basic shoe-leather reporting is one thing that hasn’t changed about the business.
Opposite page, Gabriel Dance ’06, who works with several Carolina alumni as a senior multimedia producer for
The New York Times.
always looking for a
good story. In this issue, they are
the story. Meet five alumni who
have found their niches.
; After a career moving around
the U.S., Annette Minda Fuller
’ 80 took a leap of faith and headed
overseas. Page 86.
; Jim Wrinn ’ 83 and Dean Foust
’ 83 crossed paths at The Daily Tar
Heel. Now they’re both magazine
editors who find that bad news can
make good stories. Page 88.
; Donna Claire Leinwand ’ 89 is
used to chasing interviews. Now
newsmakers come to her as president of the National Press Club.
; Doru Pop ’03 (MA) faced personal struggles to study journalism
at Carolina. Now he makes sure his
students and readers in Romania
benefit from the return on his
investment. Page 95.
The NC Cancer Hospital is much more than a building. It is a new face for a program built on three decades of excellence
in clinical cancer care and groundbreaking cancer research. Here, UNC Health Care and UNC Lineberger Comprehensive
Cancer Center will offer North Carolinians remarkable new resources. Patients will benefit as our teams of medical professionals bring to life the discoveries of new research and the benefits of new treatments. It will open tremendous new possibilities in cancer care – for you, for those you care about, and for all the people of North Carolina.
Dedication Ceremony: Tuesday, September 15th, 1 to 3 p.m. Open House: Saturday, September 26th, 1 to 3 p.m.