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Doctoral Student Lisa Bauer Merges Computer Science, Love of Language with Research Goal of Improving Quality of Life

June 29, 2018

Lisa Bauer grew up bilingual in German and English. Her love of learning languages also includes Spanish, Italian and French. While an undergraduate at Johns Hopkins University, Bauer started adding computer programming languages to her repertoire. Now a second-year computer science doctoral student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a National Science… Read more »

Gökariksel Is Appointed Royster Distinguished Professor for Graduate Education

May 21, 2018

Banu Gökariksel, a geographer whose interdisciplinary research examines religion and gender in politics, public life and identity formation, has been appointed the Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Distinguished Professor for Graduate Education. Her three-year appointment begins July 1, 2018. Gökariksel will lead the Royster Society of Fellows, The Graduate School’s most selective fellowship program. Since… Read more »

Royster Global Prepares Students for International Job Market, Collaboration

April 13, 2018

The Royster Society of Fellows attracts exceptionally talented graduate students from around the world to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The fellowship program also prepares them for unprecedented global learning opportunities. International education is important for graduate students because it has the potential to amplify all they do as researchers and scholars, said Jennifer Gerz-Escandón, associate… Read more »

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Doctoral Students from King’s College London Travel to UNC-Chapel Hill for Inaugural Royster Global Event

July 12, 2017

Doctoral students from King’s College London will soon travel to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to discuss graduate education in a global context with Carolina doctoral students. Hosted by the Graduate School’s Royster Society of Fellows, the July 26-30 conference will provide doctoral student participants with many ways to engage with one another;… Read more »

Global Grads Student Profile: Zeliha Kilic

October 31, 2016

Zeliha Kilic is a global graduate student from Turkey and a fifth year doctoral candidate in the mathematics departments at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research interests are in fluid dynamics and mathematical physics. What made you choose UNC and NC when deciding on a program and place to study? When… Read more »