Alumni & Friends

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||

Alumni Focus: David Csizmadia

David Csizmadia

Founder/Owner, Partner Communications
Master’s Degree in Speech Communication (Note: The departments of Speech Communication and Radio, Television and Motion Pictures were combined in 1993 to create the Department of Communication Studies)

Please share the factors and/or people that (who) inspired you to pursue your area of graduate study.

I was inspired by one person in particular […]

By |February 27th, 2014|Categories: Alumni & Friends|Tags: |

And the winner is….

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 entries ranging from What in Tar Nation?! to The Rameses Reader. The editors had […]

By |February 25th, 2014|Categories: Alumni & Friends, Campus News||

Send us back to Carolina past

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 choices and all.

Our recent survey of alumni readers told us that you’d like to […]

By |December 1st, 2013|Categories: Alumni & Friends, Campus News||

Alumni Focus: Walter O. Farabee

Walter O. Farabee

Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise Coordinator for the City of Winston-Salem
Master’s Degree in City and Regional Planning, Concentration in Housing and Community Development

Please share the factors and/or people that (who) inspired you to pursue your area of graduate study.

I have always been interested in the development of cities and urban neighborhoods. Growing […]

By |December 1st, 2013|Categories: Alumni & Friends|Tags: |