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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 … Continued

Effectively fighting blood clots

April 24, 2014

Cardiovascular disease and blood clotting disorders are the leading cause of death in North Carolina. And Maria Aleman is creating discoveries to help fight blood clots more effectively. Aleman is one of the 2014 recipients of the Graduate Education Advancement … Continued

2014 Impact Awards

April 23, 2014

Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Awards recognize student research that helps North Carolina

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

Research of Note

March 24, 2014

By Laura Lacy Each time he identified the piece of classical music drifting through the car’s speakers, teenager Will Robin earned a dollar. Robin’s uncle created this exercise for the pair’s weekly drive to rehearsals for the wind ensemble in … Continued