Grad Student Work

2014 Impact Awards

Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Awards recognize student research that helps North Carolina
By |April 23rd, 2014|Categories: Grad Student Work, N.C. Impact|Tags: |

Dr. Nurse

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 she still found herself wrestling with why her addiction patients kept relapsing. Even though she […]

New Voices Telling the American Story

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 for scholars in American studies.

“People think they know what it means when we talk about America, but there […]

By |April 22nd, 2014|Categories: Campus News, Featured, Grad Student Work|Tags: |

Research of Note

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 which they both performed.

While Robin, now a third-year Ph.D. student in musicology at the University […]

Royster fellows, Covenant Scholars team up to explore graduate school options


Linaka Norman knew she wanted to pursue a graduate degree, but when it came to the specifics, she was stuck. Norman was entering her third year at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was double majoring in communication studies and psychology. Her interests were clear to her, but it wasn’t clear how […]

By |November 15th, 2013|Categories: Campus News, Grad Student Work, N.C. Impact|Tags: |

Program equips grad students with the professional tools they’ll need

If you looked in on the group—doctoral students intent on their laptops, with pens at the ready—you might think that you were witnessing a graduate class or seminar.

But would you have said “Dissertation Boot Camp”? This weeklong event brings students from varied disciplines together to focus completely on key aspects of dissertation writing. Waiting […]

By |November 15th, 2013|Categories: Campus News, Grad Student Work||