Graduation 2017

From the Chair of the Economics Department Congratulations, senior! You’re graduating with a degree from UNC and with a major in Economics – that is a major accomplishment!  I speak … 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

Hooding ceremony

Graduation 2015: the Hooding Ceremony

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


Graduation 2015: A Partnership made in the Southern Part of Heaven

We honor all of our graduates at Commencement, but this year we sent out a large thank-you as well.  Andrew Powell (at left in photo) graduated in May with a degree … Continued


Graduation 2014: the hooding ceremony

On May 10 this year the University came together to celebrate the successes of its graduate students.  At the Hooding Ceremony, those students who have completed the requirements for their … Continued


Graduation 2014

Quick quiz:  Where can you find 1600 pimiento-cheese sandwiches on Mother’s Day? If you were in Chapel Hill on May 11 you know the answer.  The Economics Department filled the … Continued