The Hooding Ceremony: May 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

While the commencement ceremony in Kenan Stadium belongs to everyone, it’s clear that the undergraduates are the stars on Mother’s Day.  The day before, the graduate students have their own star turn at the University hooding ceremony. The hood is … Continued

Hayley Carter: Excellence in the classroom and on the court

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Hayley Carter graduated on 14 May with her undergraduate degree in Economics, and (as usual) she was multitasking.  She didn’t want to miss her commencement in Kenan Stadium or the reception for Economics Department graduates.  However, the UNC Women’s Tennis Team … Continued

Carolina Economics Club Targets the Election

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

The Presidential election has focused everyone’s attention on the economy, but it’s often hard to sift through the claims and counterclaims on the campaign trail.  The Carolina Economics Club had a great idea — let’s put on a series of … Continued

An Innovation in Financial Economics for UNC’s Economics Majors

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The Economics Department constantly strives to improve the education our students receive.  While education researchers have known that experimentation and practical experience are important aspects of the learning process for many students, our academic setting has made it hard for us … Continued

That Gardner Magic Strikes Again …

Friday, August 12, 2016

What is your favorite memory of Gardner Hall? Kyle McCay (2010) and Meredith Sapp (2011) both remembered Gardner fondly, but on 14 May they created a brand-new memory that is sure to stay with them for some time. Meredith and … Continued

Congratulations, Graduates!

Friday, August 12, 2016

May 8 was a very special day for our senior Economics majors.  It began in Kenan Stadium with the University’s 2016 Commencement ceremony, and then continued with the Economics Department reception in the Global Education Center.  As you can see … Continued

The 2016 Graduation Reception

Friday, July 8, 2016

The sky was Carolina blue for the 2016 Economics Department Graduation reception — and the tables were laden with Carolina-blue punch, Tar Heel cookies and pimento-cheese sandwiches.  After the graduation ceremony in Kenan Stadium, the graduates, their families and the faculty … Continued