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Meet a Summer Research Fellow: Courtney Chaaban

Courtney Chaaban ‘11 is a Ph.D. candidate within the Human Movement Science Curriculum at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill — a joint program offered by the Department of Allied Health Sciences, UNC School of Medicine, and the Department of Exercise and Sport Science within the College of Arts & Sciences. She is the recipient of the Tom and Karen Sox Summer Research Fellowship.

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Research by Paerl Lab Doctoral Student Featured in Coastal Review Online

Research by Ph.D student Haley Plaas featured in Coastal Review Online.

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Diversity and Student Success receives student affairs award

Congratulations to The Graduate School’s Diversity and Student Success team, which received a campus partner award from Student Affairs at UNC-Chapel Hill. 

UNC Graduate School @UNC_GradSchool · 13m Samuel Akau is a fellow with our Weiss Urban Livability Fellowship—doing impactful work here and abroad 🌎🌏🌍 #UNCGradStudents A mean wearing jeans, a jacket, and button-up shirt standing in front of flags.

Research UNCovered: Samuel Akau

Ph.D. student Samuel Akau engenders creative, participatory public policies.

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Meet a Summer Research Fellow: John West 

John West is a Ph.D. candidate within the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As he works to complete his dissertation — research that focuses on emotional granularity in individuals and how it shapes our memory — he has been awarded the Drs. Thomas and Sharon Watkins Summer Research Fellowship.

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#GDTBATH: Ph.D. candidate Mollie Yacano

Carolina Ph.D. candidate Mollie Yacano studies an invasive species that is surprisingly effective at preventing erosion and pollution on the North Carolina coast.

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