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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 … Continued

Dr. Nurse

April 22, 2014

New Doctor in Nursing Practice degree helps nurses bridge the gap between research and patient care Valerie Idada-Parker had questions. As a nurse practitioner in the psychiatric emergency department at UNC Hospitals, she had plenty of experience and education, but … Continued

New Voices Telling the American Story

April 22, 2014

New interdisciplinary Ph.D. explores many facets of America “Isn’t it great that in the very first year we attracted students from such a variety of backgrounds and with such different interests?” –Joy Kasson What does “American” mean? Answering that question is a nuanced and expansive task … Continued

And the winner is….

February 25, 2014

As you may remember, a few months ago, The Graduate School sent out a call for help from current UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students in naming our revamped multimedia publication, which you are now reading! We received scores of suggestions, with … Continued

Graduate students bring tribal leaders to campus

February 24, 2014

Four American Indian tribal leaders will share their perspectives on “Transformative Leadership: Sovereignty in Action” at a March 6 event. The public is invited to attend the 2014 UNC Native Leadership Symposium, to be held at the George Watts Hill … Continued

Send us back to Carolina past

December 1, 2013

We know you have them. Tucked away in a closet or in that storage chest you hardly ever open are photos from your days as a graduate student at Carolina. We want to see them — dated hairstyles, interesting fashion … Continued

Making a name for ourselves

December 1, 2013

Guess what, alumni! Gradschool News and The Fountain are getting a makeover. For the past 13 years, each issue of The Fountain has brought you more than 20 pages of stories about the world-changing work of Carolina graduate students and alumni. Since 2011, we’ve updated you … Continued