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Emily McDonnell: A passion for telling contemporary Native American stories

April 5, 2022

Ph.D. student Emily McDonnell (American studies) is a proud citizen of the Navajo Nation. She is currently a Humanities for the Public Good Fellow at the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs. We caught up with McDonnell for  Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week.

Elias Gross: Rediscovering the viola

April 1, 2022

Elias Gross, ​​third-year graduate student, started playing viola at the age of 11. Music has kept a strong and meaningful place in his life and shaped him into the person here today.

A mindset of service

April 1, 2022

Former “Lost Boy of Sudan” is pursuing a doctorate in public policy to help advance peace and community in his home country.

The Graduate School announces Horizon and Impact Award winners

April 6, 2021

Each year, The Graduate School honors graduate students for their powerful discoveries that contribute to a better future for people and communities in North Carolina. Eleven Impact Awards and five Horizon Awards were announced during Graduate and Professional Student Week.

Performing and researching stand-up comedy

April 5, 2021

Doctoral student Joey Richards is a stand-up comedian who researches performance studies, teaches in the department of communication in the College of Arts & Sciences, and serves on the Graduate and Professional Student Federation.