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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

The “Data Guy” is a Carolina Grad

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

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 in Public Policy at the University of Chicago — but … Continued

Competition on the pitch

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Our end-of-year events are not all formal-attire ceremonies.  In early May our graduate students faced off against the faculty in a “friendly” soccer match.   The faculty brought their game faces, the grad students brought their A game, and we … 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

Laura McCready and Chenxi Yu win Senior Honors Prize

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

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 Professor Geetha Vaidyanathan, the Honors coordinator for 2013-2014. Laura’s thesis … Continued