Category Archives: Outside of the classroom

Behind every successful grad student…is a trusty study spot!

My full-time job and part-time graduate program keep me busy during the week so I’ve had to learn to stay ahead of my homework. I’ve realized that my living room is not always conducive to studying (Netlflix is just too … Continue reading

Posted in Outside of the classroom

Don’t read this if you are easily scared….

Halloween just passed and there are a lot of scary things still floating around near Franklin Street. If you are faint of heart, this is where you should stop reading… R E S E A R C H! Phew, I … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Getting Involved, Outside of the classroom

What I Wish I’d Known

Last Friday, I was on the student panel for an information session for prospective students. One of the students asked us what we wish we had known before starting the UNC MSW program. I’ve been thinking about that and trying … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Field Work, Getting Involved, In the Classroom, Outside of the classroom, Uncategorized

Activism, Outreach, and Community

Last year, three Latinx women, Valery Arevalo, Johanna Contreras and Stephany Mejia,  two of whom are students at the school of social work started an organization called Aliadas. Aliadas stands for “Allied” in Spanish, and refers to specific actions such … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Getting Involved, Outside of the classroom, Uncategorized

Your UNC MSW will open a world of possibilities

At the UNC School of Social Work, a variety of placements are available to students no matter their interests, or what they think are their interests. If you’re interested in an MSW, chances are you know that social work is … Continue reading

Posted in Field Work, Outside of the classroom

Gardens at UNC

This week I’ve had the opportunity to visit two beautiful gardens that are managed by UNC – the Coker Arboretum and the NC Botanical Gardens. While anybody would say that it has been a wild winter, weather-wise, here in North … Continue reading

Posted in I ♥ North Carolina, Outside of the classroom

Making a Decision

It’s getting to that point in the year when applicants have to make a choice about where they’ll be going to school in the fall. So how will you make this very important decision? There are a lot of things … Continue reading

Posted in I ♥ North Carolina, Outside of the classroom