Summer Undergraduate Pipeline nurtures student interest in original research. More than 100 students presented findings in 2016, up from 31 in 2015.
Donald J. Raleigh, the Jay Richard Judson distinguished professor of history at UNC-Chapel Hill, has received the 2016 Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring.
Theda Perdue, the Atlanta Distinguished Professor Emerita of Southern Culture, and Malinda Maynor Lowery, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Southern Oral History Program, talk about the importance of mentoring across a lifetime.
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.
Theda Perdue has amassed many accolades and achievements during her career of 30-plus years. She says her most rewarding role can be summed up in three words: graduate student mentor.
Vincas Steponaitis, professor of anthropology within the UNC-Chapel Hill College of Arts and Sciences, has received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring.
Through the generosity of Dr. and Mrs. Harold E. Glass of Philadelphia, The Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has established a three-year term professorship for a faculty member and a corresponding fellowship for the graduate student the professor selects to mentor.