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EconAid Center: A Study Space

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Don’t Need help with Econ finals? The EconAid Center is a great resource if you have questions about Econ classes. Faculty, TAs and ULAs hold office hours Monday (10am – 6pm) through Friday (10am – 3pm). The center opens on the … Continued

EconAid: Study Assistance When You Need it

Friday, December 23, 2016

Remember those days before the big midterm? You’ve reviewed the book, you’ve reviewed the class notes, and now you have 15 questions about what you’ve read that you just can’t answer. You get together with your study group, but that … Continued

Fiscal Challenge Competition Grows

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Fiscal Challenge is a national competition wherein teams of students devise and defend their plans for putting the U.S. on a sustainable fiscal path. Founded by Professor Mike Aguilar and graduate student Danny Soques in 2012, the goals of the competition … Continued

Carolina Economics Club

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Carolina Economics Club (CEC) at the University of North Carolina works to create a venue for students to explore economics outside their traditional coursework and also to network with their peers, alumni, prospective employers and professors. This is accomplished … 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

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