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Leslie Gordon — First act: Completing Carolina Economics. Second act: Staffing Wall Street.

Leslie Peyton came to Carolina without set plans for the future — and then she met Economics!  She’s now a senior partner in Korn Ferry’s New York City office, and specializes in … Read more

Following her Own Path to Success

Shilpi Somaya Gowda is a proud 1992 graduate of UNC with degrees in Economics and International Studies, but she’s taken her learning in a novel direction. While many of her … Read more

Funding Individual Learning Opportunities in Economics

As the Economics major grows in popularity, the faculty members recognize that we need to do more to individualize the learning experience for each and every major.  In this, we’ve … Read more

Tim Diette: the New Associate Dean of the Williams School of Commerce at Washington and Lee University

Alumni News: Tim Diette   Washington and Lee University has discovered something that we at Carolina have known for a while — Tim Diette is a good man to have … Read more

Economist In Training: Letter from Evan Rose

I wasn’t supposed to be an Economist. When I first arrived at Carolina, I was on track to be an academic classicist: For my first two years of college, reading … Read more

That Gardner Magic Strikes Again …

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 … Read more

The “Data Guy” is a Carolina Grad

Jonathan Pingle came to Chapel Hill in the fall of 1998.  He was a bright guy — undergraduate degree at University of Connecticut, graduate courses in accounting and a Masters … Read more

Jennie Ellison: Supporting Economics at UNC

Jennie Ellison ’89 of Charlotte, N.C., fondly credits Carolina for providing her with the resources she needs to think critically every day at Microsoft as the global release manager for … Read more

Alumni News

William E. Brewer, Jr. (BA, 1973) received the lifetime achievement award from the Bankruptcy Section of the North Carolina Bar Association in November 2014. Attorney Brewer, who also received his … Read more

Life After Carolina: Letter from Justin Rao (Class of 2005)

After graduating from Carolina in the spring of 2005 I started my Ph.D. in Economics at the University of California at San Diego. I chose UCSD in part based on a … Read more