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The Hooding Ceremony: May 2017

Thursday, May 18, 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 star turn at the University hooding ceremony. The hood is … Continued

Hayley Carter: Excellence in the classroom and on the court

Thursday, May 18, 2017

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 for Economics Department graduates.  However, the UNC Women’s Tennis Team … Continued

Three Undergraduate Awards in Economics in 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 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 at left, with Department Chair Patrick Conway) was awarded the … Continued

Class of 2017: Another Year Complete

Monday, May 15, 2017

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 was an excitement in the air—an air of new possibilities … Continued

Fed Reserve Challenge Team is Runner-up in DC

Friday, January 8, 2016

The UNC Fed Challenge team took its act on the road last December, and came in second in the nation in the annual inter-university competition in monetary policy design. Each year at UNC, a team of three to five students undertakes research … Continued

The Fed Challenge Team Advances to National Competition in DC

Friday, December 19, 2014

The College Fed Challenge is an annual inter-university competition in monetary policy design. At UNC, a team of three to five students undertakes research and data analysis under faculty supervision. They design their proposed monetary policy, and then travel to … Continued

The Fed Challenge Team Goes to Washington

Thursday, February 21, 2013

The 2011 Fed Challenge team accomplished an unprecedented feat for UNC Economics – making it to the National competition in Washington, D.C.  The victory in the Charlotte Branch was the fifth year in a row, and the team once again … Continued