Campus News

Gökariksel is appointed Royster Distinguished Professor for Graduate Education

Banu Gökariksel, associate professor in UNC-Chapel Hill’s geography department, has been appointed the Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Distinguished Professor for Graduate Education.

Damania receives 2018 Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring

Blossom Damania, Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has received the 2018 Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring.

Graduate students, GEAB leader, innovative graduate education-focused program among honorees at University Diversity Awards

Two doctoral students, the chair of The Graduate School’s Graduate Education Advancement Board and the SPIRE program were among recipients of University Diversity Awards.

Initiative for Minority Excellence fosters community to empower graduate students

Two scientists from underrepresented backgrounds spoke to graduate students recently, thanks in part to the Initiative for Minority Excellence (IME) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Making new global connections

The Royster Society of Fellows attracts exceptionally talented graduate students from around the world to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The fellowship program also prepares them for unprecedented global learning opportunities.

Meet Madelyn Percy: geologist / tortilla maker / polka dancer

Madelyn Percy’s work has taken her to Chile, France, Belize, Iceland and the Galapagos Archipelago. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Percy is pursuing her goal of becoming a “rock solid geoscience educator.”

25 Years of Interdisciplinary Innovation

Weiss Urban Livability Program began with an idea on a napkin; since then, more than 200 graduate students have received fellowships in livability research

Graduate-Professional Student Appreciation Week Gallery

Carolina celebrated its graduate students in a variety of ways, both big and small.

Graduate-Professional Student Appreciation Week at UNC

Graduate-Professional Student Appreciation Week is April 1-7, 2018. The Graduate School and the GPSF recognize the many contributions graduate and professional students make to research, teaching and outreach at Carolina.

Kathryn Lofton gives 2018 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony keynote address

Kathryn Lofton – award-winning Yale professor, author, graduate alumna of UNC-Chapel Hill – to give 2018 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony keynote address