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First-Generation Grad Students: Our Journeys to Academic Success

April 7, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us as our panelists share their experiences as first-generation students in graduate school. Panelists will answer audience questions and discuss their own academic journey, including master’s and doctoral training, mentorship, job market strategies, and general advice for first generation graduate student success. Light snacks will be provided.

Samira Brooks, PhD, Department of Environmental Health & Science Engineering, Gillings School of Public Health

Donaldson Conserve, PhD, UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Disease

Olga Gonzalez-Lopez, PhD, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Kyle Mays, PhD, Department of History

Joan Evaliz Roque Pena, PhD, Department of Chemistry

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April 7, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Graduate Student Center
211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
(919) 962-2505
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