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Transitioning to Graduate Life: First-Generation Students

Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS initiative helps students succeed in graduate school

Global scholars

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

Serving those who serve

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

Providing support, creating community

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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 […]

By |October 8th, 2014|Categories: Campus News|Tags: |

The Graduate School introduces Diversity and Student Success program

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) […]

By |September 12th, 2014|Categories: Campus News|Tags: |

Graduate students bring tribal leaders to campus

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, […]

By |February 24th, 2014|Categories: Campus News|Tags: , |