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Matteson with students

Jul 12, 2018

Author John Matteson Shares His Round-about Path to Success

Pulitzer Prize winning author John Matteson was the first speaker in a new Graduate School series, Notes from the Field that will feature different professionals describing their journey to their careers. 

Jun 20, 2018

Innovating Industrial Workforce Development

The Graduate School's A2i program aims to be the model for enhancing graduate and postdoctoral industry workforce readiness. 

David Shafer talking with students

Aug 30, 2017

9,400+ Students Are in Graduate School This Fall

More than 9,400 graduate students are enrolled in programs this fall, and 2,300 new students registered to participate in New Graduate Student Orientation held Aug. 14. 

Image of writers participating in Camp Completion by standing up and writing on whiteboards in the Hunt Library Creativity Studio. They are "concept mapping" their dissertations.

Mar 16, 2017

Get to Know: The Graduate School

The Graduate School provides oversight and administration of all policies and procedures throughout the graduate student lifecycle. We spoke with Dr. Maureen Grasso, dean of the Graduate School, about the many ways the school supports the entire university community. 

Maureen Grasso at 3MT event

Feb 3, 2017

Dean’s Scene: The Importance of Communicating Science

Of the skills that you take away from Graduate School, learning to communicate your science to different audiences is critical, especially to those in STEM fields (science, engineering, technology and math). 

Vanessa and Jason

Feb 3, 2017

New Leaders Enhance Graduate School’s Professional Development

Two new professionals -- Vanessa Doriott Anderson and Jason Cramer -- have joined the Graduate School’s professional development staff and are helping to grow the workshop offerings to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. 

Marsha Carr with graduate students

Feb 8, 2016

Carr Shares ‘Self-Mentoring’ With Students, Postdocs

As a new faculty member at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, Dr. Marsha Carr discovered that she needed "self-mentoring" to learn everything she needed to know about being a faculty member and later a public speaker.