February 2018

Fifty-seven graduate students receive fellowships to advance their scholarship and teaching

Campus scene of the Old Well created using a tilt-shift filter effect.

Fifty-seven graduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences have received fellowships funded by private support to advance their scholarship and teaching. Increasing support for graduate students has been a priority of Kevin Guskiewicz since he became dean in 2016.

PPE minor: Where disciplines connect, leaders emerge

Fostering curiosity and developing the analytical tools to find solutions to difficult problems is what Carolina’s minor in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) seeks to do. The combined study of these three disciplines — an idea launched by Oxford University in 1920 — aims to create an environment where philosophers, political scientists and economists can come together and complement each other’s skills.