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Following her Own Path to Success

Friday, June 16, 2017

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 classmates have jobs with large corporations or investment banks, Shilpi has … 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

Jennie Ellison: Supporting Economics at UNC

Thursday, February 4, 2016

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 Office Client Services. Her ability to work through complex resource … Continued

Alumni News

Thursday, February 4, 2016

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 law degree from UNC, told us that his Carolina education … Continued

Mr. Baehren goes to Washington

Friday, January 8, 2016

Hunter Baehren, a junior Political Science and Economics major, will be an intern with the Council of Economic Advisers in Washington this semester. Last summer he studied the effects of the minimum wage, estate taxes, job programs, and Social Security … Continued

Graduate Students Win Prestigious Research Awards

Friday, December 19, 2014

At its October 2014 annual conference in Nashville, TN, the Financial Management Association International (FMA) awarded Giang Nguyen the best paper award in the Market Microstructure category. Her paper, “Order Flow Segmentation and the Role of Dark Pool Trading in … Continued

UNC’s Social Entrepreneur is a Carolina Grad

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Dennis Whittle is the founder and president of The Whittle Group, which helps people, organizations, and companies break down barriers and invent the future. He is also the Co-Founder of GlobalGiving, the world’s leading website that matches donors directly with … Continued