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Stepping outside her comfort zone

December 7, 2022

Jeliyah “Liyah” Clark is among the first students from the Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program to graduate with a doctoral degree. She will become a double Tar Heel at Winter Commencement on Sunday.

Hall receives award to conduct research at DOE national laboratory

October 4, 2022

Ph.D. candidate Zack Bruce Hall II is one of 44 awardees of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program, which will allow him research opportunities at the DOE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Researching resistance in pottery poetry

December 8, 2021

Michael J. Bramwell, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of American Studies, is collaborating with museums as they engage in social justice work—an initiative informed by a study of the past.

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.

A Dual Focus

August 21, 2019

After a 21-year career in the U.S. Army, John Bechtold is now a PhD student in UNC’s Department of American Studies, using photography as a means to discuss American public memory and cultural perceptions of war.