The Hooding Ceremony: May 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 … Continued



Hayley Carter: Excellence in the classroom and on the court

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 … Continued



Three Undergraduate Awards in Economics in 2017

At the 2017 graduation reception this Mother’s Day, we recognized two undergraduates for their sustained excellence and accomplishments in the Economics degree. Economics major and minor in Geography, Ariana Vaisey (pictured … Continued



Class of 2017: Another Year Complete

Sunday, May 14, the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill was filled with the hustle and bustle of proud parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, relatives and friends of soon-to-be Tar Heel graduates. There … Continued



Graduation events 2017

Graduation 2017 in Chapel Hill:  it’s difficult to think of a more inspiring event! The Economics Department was represented well throughout the weekend, beginning with the hooding ceremony for our … Continued



Congratulations, Graduates!

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 … Continued



The 2016 Graduation Reception

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 … Continued



Students at Graduation

Graduation 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 … Continued



Graduation 2015 by the numbers

May 10 was a landmark day for many of UNC’s seniors:  they graduated!  Of the 3783 undergraduates receiving degrees from Carolina that day, almost 10 percent majored in Economics. The … Continued



Graduation 2015: A rainy Kenan Stadium, and a welcoming Economics reception

A note from the Chair: Graduation  occurred on Mother’s Day, but Mother Nature sent us rain this year. Jason Kilar, founder/CEO of Hulu, gave a moving commencement address.   His … Continued