News From The Graduate School at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Carolina Chronicle - Spring 2016
Carolina Chronicle
News From The Graduate School at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Graduate School's exit survey lets graduating students reflect on their time at Carolina, and identifies points of pride and room for improvement.

Explore exit survey data

Master's and doctoral students are sharing their thoughts on their educational experiences at Carolina through The Graduate School's exit survey. Nearly 7,000 graduating students have participated so far.

Wherever their research takes them

The Off-Campus Dissertation Fellowship enables Carolina graduate students to conduct research across the globe.
Map of locations in the world where students have conducted research
Laurie Graham and Caroline Bartlett talking

´╗┐Mentoring from the start

This year, 43 Royster Fellows have been paired with 62 Carolina Covenant Scholars to help these undergraduates navigate advanced degree options.

Learning from each other

"I've always been interested in reaching across disciplinary boundaries," says new Royster Distinguished Professor Marsha Collins. She shares her enthusiasm for the interdisciplinary Royster Society, as well as her belief in the uplifting power of education.
Royster Distinguished Professor Marsha Collins
Theda Perdue and Malinda Maynor Lowery

Mentoring matters

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.

A valuable experience

Doctoral student Nick Wagner won UNC-Chapel Hill's first-ever Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition. He talks about how he benefited from thinking of his dissertation that way– and why he thinks other graduate students would benefit, too.
Nick Wagner
Desinia Miller

Impact Awards

Seventeen graduate students and recent graduate alumni are 2016 award recipients, for research with a direct impact on North Carolina. "That innovation is something to celebrate," says Dean Steve Matson.

Making a difference

Generous support helps Carolina's graduate students reach their academic potential. Friends of graduate education are helping to sustain fellowships, professional development and other key opportunities.
Dean Steve Matson presents an award to Fran Hoch

Invest in Graduate Education

Private donations support fellowships, travel opportunities, professional development and enrichment courses.
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