The Graduate School honored more than 1,000 doctoral degree recipients at UNC-Chapel Hill from August 2019 through May 2021 in a virtual hooding celebration to acknowledge scholars across many areas of study. More than 200 doctoral graduates earned their degrees in May 2021.
In an address to graduates, Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz acknowledged students’ service to North Carolina communities and beyond.
“You have faced tremendous challenges this last year,” Guskiewicz said. “And yet, you have overcome the unprecedented nature of this pandemic to continue our mission of teaching, research and service.”
Suzanne Barbour, dean of The Graduate School, said continued resiliency from students during the COVID-19 pandemic will endure at the University in many ways.Full story