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Oct. 5 panel event focuses on ways to alleviate mental health stigma

Stigma Free Carolina, a student-led initiative focused on reducing mental health stigma at UNC-Chapel Hill, will sponsor a panel discussion on Oct. 5. The public is invited to attend the 5:30 p.m. event at the School of Social Work auditorium.

The Royster Society of Fellows at 20

Interdisciplinary fellowships help doctoral students reach their highest levels of achievement
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Alumni Focus: Andrew Flory

Musicology and Royster alumnus rocks career on Motown
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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.

Mental health IS health

What does stigma feel like?This question opened the Redefining Mental Health panel discussion in October. The panel was one of many educational events held by Stigma Free Carolina, an initiative of The Graduate School and the Royster Society of Fellows.

Bhardwaj receives Boka W. Hadzija Award for commitment to leadership, scholarship, service

Kiran Bhardwaj, a doctoral student in philosophy, has received the 2015 Boka W. Hadzija Award for Distinguished University Service by a Graduate or Professional Student.

Research of Note

By Laura Lacy

Each time he identified the piece of classical music drifting through the car’s speakers, teenager Will Robin earned a dollar. Robin’s uncle created this exercise for the pair’s weekly drive to rehearsals for the wind ensemble in which they both performed.

While Robin, now a third-year Ph.D. student in musicology at the University […]