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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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued