Each year, the Office of Undergraduate Retention and the Division of Student Affairs at UNC-Chapel Hill partner with colleagues from across campus to provide a day-long conference for faculty and staff on current issues in undergraduate student success.
Carolina alumni Sandra Davidson, Baxter Miller and Ryan Stancil launched the digital publication, Bit & Grain to tell North Carolina’s stories from mountains to coast.
Trethewey comes to campus as the 2016 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence. She’ll participate in panel events on March 21 and 23.
Clay Hackney, a Morehead-Cain Scholar, received the Chancellor’s Award for Economics in 2015, the prize for best economics thesis. He studied abroad in Beijing in 2013 as a Phillips Ambassador, and was awarded a U. S. State Department Critical Language Scholarship in 2015 for advanced Mandarin in Suzhou, China.
Although the conversation of diversity in STEM has long been a focus of departments and groups around campus, the conference was the first opportunity for faculty and staff to have a University-wide dialogue.
The honor is given to early-career scientists who are encouraged to think big and look at complex issues with a fresh perspective.