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Congratulations, Graduates!

Friday, August 12, 2016

May 8 was a very special day for our senior Economics majors.  It began in Kenan Stadium with the University’s 2016 Commencement ceremony, and then continued with the Economics Department reception in the Global Education Center.  As you can see … Continued

The 2016 Graduation Reception

Friday, July 8, 2016

The sky was Carolina blue for the 2016 Economics Department Graduation reception — and the tables were laden with Carolina-blue punch, Tar Heel cookies and pimento-cheese sandwiches.  After the graduation ceremony in Kenan Stadium, the graduates, their families and the faculty … Continued

Graduation 2016

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

May 8 was a very special day for our senior Economics majors.  It began in Kenan Stadium with the University’s 2016 Commencement ceremony, and then continued with the Economics Department reception in the Global Education Center.  As you can see … Continued

Graduation 2015 by the numbers

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

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 graphic below illustrates the provenance of all of those undergraduates, and … Continued

Graduation 2015: the Hooding Ceremony

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

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

Graduation 2014: the hooding ceremony

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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 Ph.D. are presented and are “hooded” — they’re given for … Continued

Graduation 2014

Wednesday, June 11, 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 Global Education Center for a reception after the graduation ceremony … Continued