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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

Laura McCready and Chenxi Yu win Senior Honors Prize

Laura McCready and Chenxi Yu received the Senior Honors Prize this year for the outstanding senior honors theses written during the academic year.  The two are pictured at right with … 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