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Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS Featured Scholar – Amy Wright

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Amy Wright is a second-year master’s student in the School of Social Work. They also serve as a social work coordinator for the Student Health Action Coalition free health clinic and the social work student representative on the Student Executive … Continued

Global Grads Featured Scholar – Kemal Ozalp

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Kemal Ozalp, a doctoral student in biology, is from Istanbul, Turkey, and received his bachelor’s degree from Yildiz Technical University and a master’s degree from Istanbul Technical University. He says he is planning for a career in which the university … Continued

Initiative for Minority Excellence-Xavier Bonner

Monday, October 5, 2020

Xavier Bonner is a doctoral student in biochemistry and biophysics. While an undergraduate student at Morehouse College, he participated in a research program co-sponsored by the Biophysical Society and UNC-Chapel Hill. “This experience not only cemented my dedication to attaining … Continued

Global Grads Featured Scholar – Caitilin McMillan

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Caitilin McMillan is a Rotary Peace Fellow and doctoral student in geography. She plans to pursue a master’s degree in clinical rehabilitation and mental health counseling, leading to a joint degree at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her work focuses on peacebuilding with … Continued

Military-Affiliated Grads Featured Scholar – Arik Tashie

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Arik Tashie, a doctoral student in geological sciences, studies how climate change and landscape modification can alter the flow of water resources. His work has implications for predicting floods and determining water policy. Tashie served as a sergeant in the … Continued

Global Grads Featured Scholar – Minoo Emami

Monday, August 17, 2020

Minoo Emami is a master of fine arts student within studio art. She received her bachelor of fine arts degree and a certificate in graphic design from Tufts University. Emami’s work incorporates her experiences of growing up in Tehran, Iran, … Continued

Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS Featured Scholar – Criss Guy

Monday, August 17, 2020

Criss Guy is a second-year master’s student in information science and a Carolina Academic Library Associate (CALA) for the University Libraries. In his CALA role, he supports research and instruction efforts for the Undergraduate Library and Wilson Special Collections Library. … Continued