Alumni & Friends

Alumni Focus: Cun-Yu Wang

Distinguished UCLA Professor reflects on early training and mentors at Chapel Hill

Making a Difference: GEAB 2014-2015

Friends of graduate education support student success
By |April 6th, 2015|Categories: Alumni & Friends|Tags: , |

‘His service to others continues’

The University community recognizes Harold and Holly Glass for their gift of a professorship honoring Harold Glass’ father.
By |January 7th, 2015|Categories: Alumni & Friends|Tags: , |

Paying it forward

Five individuals share how odd jobs, mothers-in-law, coming to America and boosting the economy connect with giving back.
By |January 7th, 2015|Categories: Alumni & Friends|Tags: |

Alumni Focus: Meet Nora Kropp

‘Being able to understand the scientific literature in my field and design appropriate studies to address unanswered questions are two of the most valuable tools I took from grad school that I use in my work today,’ says this MPH alumna.
By |January 7th, 2015|Categories: Alumni & Friends|Tags: |

Summer funds make the difference

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 summer fellowship program for students in academic fields where summer support is limited. In […]

By |October 8th, 2014|Categories: Alumni & Friends, Grad Student Work|Tags: , |

Alumni Focus: Christina Farrell

The NYC Office of Emergency Management's deputy commissioner for external affairs received her master's degree in public administration from Carolina.
By |October 8th, 2014|Categories: Alumni & Friends|Tags: |

Graduate School establishes new mentoring professorship and student fellowship

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.
By |October 1st, 2014|Categories: Alumni & Friends, Campus News|Tags: , |

Making a Difference: GEAB 2013-2014

The Graduate Education Advancement Board (GEAB) supports The Graduate School and the University through proactive advocacy and generating funds for graduate education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During the fall 2013 GEAB meeting, Chancellor Carol L. Folt (pictured right) shared her perspective on the importance of graduate education at Carolina […]

By |April 29th, 2014|Categories: Alumni & Friends|Tags: , |

Remembering and reconnecting

Even though I was a graduate student many years ago, I still remember those days vividly and with a sense of pride in what I accomplished. When I meet graduate alumni, at Carolina and beyond, they also talk about their graduate student days with a sense of achievement. Whether you completed a master’s degree […]

By |February 27th, 2014|Categories: Alumni & Friends, From the Dean||