Whenever John Paul Balmonte attends an oceanography conference or goes on fieldwork expeditions, he often feels somewhat isolated. Balmonte, a second-year doctoral student in the marine sciences department, is Filipino. “I definitely feel like I am alone, in terms of the color of my skin and my cultural perspective,” he said, referring to his […]
The UNC-Chapel Hill Graduate School recently launched a program focused on academic success, professional development and degree completion for diverse graduate students.
The new Diversity and Student Success program is modeled on the Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate program, which has encouraged historically underrepresented students to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) […]
Four American Indian tribal leaders will share their perspectives on “Transformative Leadership: Sovereignty in Action” at a March 6 event.
The public is invited to attend the 2014 UNC Native Leadership Symposium, to be held at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center on the UNC campus.
Frank Ettawageshik, executive director of the United Tribes of Michigan, […]