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Carolina Covenant celebrates first decade

November 25, 2014

Royster Society mentoring program helps Covenant Scholars see possibilities of graduate school The Carolina Covenant promises, and provides, a debt-free undergraduate education to talented students from low-income families. Covenant Scholars may not want to stop once they have their bachelor’s … Read more

Providing support, creating community

October 8, 2014

[vimeo id=”107864995″ width=”600″ height=”350″ autoplay=”no” api_params=””] [transcript] Whenever John Paul Balmonte attends an oceanography conference or goes on fieldwork expeditions, he often feels somewhat isolated. Balmonte, a second-year doctoral student in the marine sciences department, is Filipino. “I definitely feel … Read more

Summer funds make the difference

October 8, 2014

In early 2010, The Graduate School received a private gift from the estate of Thomas Ferdinand – and with that gift, an opportunity to respond to a critical graduate student need. The Graduate School committed those funds toward establishing a … Read more

Alumni Focus: Christina Farrell

October 8, 2014

The NYC Office of Emergency Management’s deputy commissioner for external affairs received her master’s degree in public administration from Carolina.

A new semester and a new journey begin

October 8, 2014

Fall has arrived in Chapel Hill with warm days, cool nights and new cohorts of students in our 89 master’s and doctoral programs. Nearly 2,400 graduate students matriculated at Carolina this fall and as always they hail from around the … Read more

Graduate School establishes new mentoring professorship and student fellowship

October 1, 2014

Through the generosity of Dr. and Mrs. Harold E. Glass of Philadelphia, The Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has established a three-year term professorship for a faculty member and a corresponding fellowship for the graduate student the professor selects to mentor.

The Graduate School introduces Diversity and Student Success program

September 12, 2014

The UNC-Chapel Hill Graduate School recently launched a program focused on academic success, professional development and degree completion for diverse graduate students. The new Diversity and Student Success program is modeled on the Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate … Read more