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.
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.
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.