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Katlin Roberts ’15: Making a difference for the Cherokee community

Senior Katlin Roberts has always known that she would return home to Cherokee, N.C., after graduation from Carolina.

Doctoral fellowships awarded for research that addresses questions of ethical and religious values

Two doctoral students with strong ties to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received one of the nation’s most prestigious awards for Ph.D. candidates whose dissertation topics address questions of ethical and religious values.

Christopher Gremillion ’15: Helping transfer students succeed

Christopher Gremillion offers this piece of advice for transfer students: Try stuff. Gremillion, a 33-year-old Carolina senior, entered UNC in fall 2013 as part of the Carolina Student Transfer Excellence Program (C-STEP).

Julia Ossey ’15: Taking a look into the daily life of the president

If senior Julia Ossey were a contestant on Jeopardy, her ideal category would be “American Presidents.” Ossey spent three years at UNC under the tutelage of political science professor Terry Sullivan, researching the daily schedules of presidents.

What’s your major? A closer look at 2015 graduates

Approximately 3,783 undergraduates – who spent their time at Carolina studying 58 different majors – will be awarded degrees May 10 at Kenan Stadium. Many of the most popular majors are in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Doctoral student’s research is helping people beat the heat

As summer approaches, geography doctoral student Maggie Kovach is finding ways for North Carolinians to avoid getting sick from the sun.

What does a diversity liaison do?

Romance languages professor Emilio Del Valle Escalante is a diversity liaison, tasked with both supporting minority students and working to hire scholars from underrepresented backgrounds for faculty positions. Nearly three dozen academic departments within the College of Arts and Sciences have a liaison.