N.C. Impact

Dedicated researcher in housing, community development receives Boka W. Hadzija Award

Kirstin Frescoln, a doctoral student in city and regional planning, has received the 2017 Boka W. Hadzija Award for Distinguished University Service by a Graduate or Professional Student.

Global scholars

International students bring fresh perspectives to research, teaching and outreach at Carolina

Partnerships with power

Through engaged research, community leaders and students collaboratively address issues and serve people in need

Innovative training is ‘win-win-win’

Health care clinics, patients, graduate students benefit from UNC-PrimeCare graduate student training.

Profit for a purpose

Graduate course inspires alumni to launch mission-driven businesses.

Research ‘snapshots’ reveal connections

The Graduate School honors students, recent alumni for contributions benefiting N.C. communities now and in the future; Horizon Awards are new for 2017.

Doctoral students gain real-world skills

UNC-Chapel Hill students translate summer internships into full-time jobs thanks to an innovative new program from The Graduate School.

Serving those who serve

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

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.