Grad Student Work

Oct. 5 panel event focuses on ways to alleviate mental health stigma

Stigma Free Carolina, a student-led initiative focused on reducing mental health stigma at UNC-Chapel Hill, will sponsor a panel discussion on Oct. 5. The public is invited to attend the 5:30 p.m. event at the School of Social Work auditorium.

Serving those who serve

New initiative welcomes military-affiliated graduate students to Carolina and helps them transition to academic life.

‘Dedicated citizen of the university’ receives Boka W. Hadzija Award

Taylor Livingston, a doctoral candidate in anthropology, has received the 2016 Boka W. Hadzija Award for Distinguished University Service by a Graduate or Professional Student.

Midwest Victorian Studies Association honors doctoral candidate for dissertation research

Doreen Thierauf, a doctoral candidate in English at UNC-Chapel Hill, recently received a prestigious dissertation research award from the Midwest Victorian Studies Association.
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Wherever their research takes them

The Off-Campus Dissertation Fellowship enables Carolina graduate students to conduct research across the globe: in the field, in libraries or archives far from the Chapel Hill campus. As a result, they can conduct research of the highest quality that makes significant contributions to new knowledge within their disciplines and around the world.

Presenting a dissertation in just three minutes

Doctoral student Nick Wagner won UNC-Chapel Hill’s first-ever Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition. He talks about how he benefited from thinking of his dissertation that way– and why he thinks other graduate students would benefit, too.

Mentoring from the start

This year, 43 Royster Fellows, members of The Graduate School’s select fellowship program, have been paired with 62 Carolina Covenant Scholars, undergraduates from low-income backgrounds who have been admitted to Carolina and have the opportunity to graduate debt-free.

Lead plaintiff in Blackhorse v. Pro-Football Inc. to give keynote address at April 1 Native Leaders Symposium

“Historical Trauma and Healing: the Fourth Annual Native Leaders Symposium” will be held April 1 at the Carolina Inn, and the public is invited to attend.

Powerful voices

Gregory DeCandia’s solo theater performance piece honors military personnel and shares their experiences.

Mental health IS health

What does stigma feel like?This question opened the Redefining Mental Health panel discussion in October. The panel was one of many educational events held by Stigma Free Carolina, an initiative of The Graduate School and the Royster Society of Fellows.