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Renovations bring new life to the Graduate Student Center

Recent renovations to the Graduate Student Center have given this beloved space a much-needed makeover and a boost in charm.  

Mark Radin

PhD candidate solves tough puzzles

With public health projects or his own medical issues, Mark Radin overcomes difficult challenges.

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Giovanni Biggers ’22 (MA ’24) customizes MAPS degree to his needs

Giovanni Biggers plans to use what he learned taking classes in business and in public policy to help underprivileged children find avenues to higher education.

Jennifer Wu stands in front of greenery

Lifelong learner finds personal renaissance

After years of working in the business world, Jennifer Wu earns a doctorate in art history from Carolina.

Jian Lily Chen

Ph.D. Student Lily Chen Receives Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation Grant

Lily Chen, a second-year Ph.D. student and Royster Fellow, has been awarded a 2-year grant from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation. This grant, totaling $544,140.60, will support Chen’s research project in collaboration with the United Chinese Americans (UCA) WAVES Youth Mental Health Collaborative.

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  • Mark Radin

    PhD candidate solves tough puzzles

    With public health projects or his own medical issues, Mark Radin overcomes difficult challenges.

  • A woman with short, brown hair wearing glasses and a pink blouse covered by a black cardigan poses in a library.

    Meet a Summer Research Fellow: Sarah Farkas

    Sarah Farkas is a Ph.D. candidate within the Department of Art and Art History in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has recieved the James L. Peacock III Summer Research Fellowship as she works to complete her dissertation on Anne of Cleaves, Sibylle of Cleaves and the ways portraits and objects are used to portray individuals.

  • A woman with short brown hair wearing star-shaped earrings and a white sleeveless blouse poses against a blurred-out green background.

    Meet a Summer Research Fellow: Rosemary Gay

    Rosemary Gay is a Ph.D. student within the Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has been awarded the James L. Peacock III Summer Research Fellowship as she works to complete her dissertation on the politics and evolution of peanut farming.

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