Transitioning to Graduate Life: First-Generation Students

Jenn Rangel

Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS initiative helps students succeed in graduate school.

Lessons from the American Underground

Nichola Lowe

Technology entrepreneurship is rarely uttered in the same breath with terms like racial diversity or socioeconomic inclusion. Diversity, inclusion, and tech are shaping economic and workforce developm … Continued

A Long Way from Home

China University

Jiangyue Sun and Chenqi Zhu, Master’s students who entered the program one year apart, came to Carolina Planning from the same undergraduate program at Wuhan University in China. However, the two didn … Continued

REI Groundwater Training

REI Logo

The Racial Equity Institute (REI) hosts trainings locally and nationally to help communities, organizations, and institutions develop tools to challenge patterns of power and to grow equity. In a stud … Continued


Students Talking

The DCRP P2P Program – P2P stands for peer to peer – is a program that is designed to help connect incoming students with current students and other academic and community resources. Before the start … Continued

Excellence in Diversity Fellowship

Rangel and Su

This summer two Carolina Planning Master’s students were awarded the first annual Excellence in Diversity Fellowship. This fellowship was established by the department through the generosity of donors … Continued