N.C. Impact

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.

Powerful voices

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

Exploring non-faculty career options

New Bland Fellowship enables students to build skills while working in the community.

UNC community campaign redefines public opinion of mental health

Stigma Free Carolina, a UNC-Chapel Hill community campaign now in its second year, and The Graduate School will host “Redefining Mental Health – An Expert Panel Event” on Oct. 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The “Redefining Mental Health” panel will discuss reducing public and personal stigma toward mental health concerns and treatment. The […]

Graduate students demonstrate discoveries at Graduate Education Day

Graduate students from throughout the state recently had the opportunity to meet members of the N.C. General Assembly and share the ways graduate student research is benefiting North Carolina’s economy and citizens.

Taking on Student Debt

How Carolina graduate students fund their education and why it matters to all of us
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