What’s new in Carolina Graduate School Magazine

Graduate School Dean Suzanne Barbour elected to Council of Graduate Schools Board of Directors

The 12-member board governs the CGS, an organization of about 500 universities in the United States and Canada that grant master’s and doctoral degrees.

The Graduate School Impact and Horizon Awards

Impact Award, Horizon Award recipients selected for 2020

These honors, presented at the Graduate Student Recognition Celebration each spring, recognize research benefiting North Carolina.

Suzanne Barbour stands outside in front of a tree

Message from Graduate School Dean Suzanne Barbour

Tar Heel Bus Tour, Three Minute Thesis and peer review workshop show the many ways graduate students inspire and succeed

A diverse group of undergraduates, graduate students, and staff pose next to a large three dimensional number one while making the "number one" hand gesture.

Carolina students take part in National First-Generation College Celebration

Earlier in 2019, UNC-Chapel Hill was named a First Forward Advisory Institution for its commitment to supporting first-generation success.

Louis Howard Porter, doctoral alumnus in history, is selected for dissertation prize

Porter, who teaches classes on Russian history at UNC-Chapel Hill, is currently writing a book based on his dissertation.

Pablo Miño

Parenting while in graduate school

Managing family life and graduate studies is not always easy, but academic departments, The Graduate School and other organizations help students find community and thrive

Elijah Heyward III

Meet Elijah Heyward III

Doctoral alumnus is determined to make a difference in his home community as the first chief operating officer for the International African American Museum

Four women stand in front of the Three Minute Thesis banner.

Alison Mercer-Smith wins Three Minute Thesis competition, will compete in the regionals in 2020

Alison Mercer-Smith, an M.D./Ph.D. student who is completing her doctoral work in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, is the UNC-Chapel Hill Three Minute Thesis (3MT) campus winner.

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