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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

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