Student News


Three HDFS students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

Three School of Education students – all majoring in Human Development and Family Studies – are among Carolina students who have been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most honored college honorary society.

MSA student profiles: Working to become leaders

Four current MSA students discuss their paths leadership and why they chose UNC's School of Education.

Doctoral student Nestor Ramirez named a Barbara Jackson Scholar

Nestor Ramirez, a doctoral student in Educational Policy, Organization and Leadership, has been named a Barbara Jackson Scholar by the University Council for Educational Administration.

Doctoral Student Profile: Abby Ampuja helping students through social-emotional learning

Ampuja, a doctoral student in Applied Developmental Sciences and Special Education, learned the importance of social-emotional learning during part of her 13 years of work as a classroom teacher.

Teaching children to challenge racism

Doctoral student Ronda Taylor Bullock leads a group that puts on camps to help children learn about racial bias, and what to do about it.

Doctoral students incorporate travel into learning about education

Lucia Mock and Diana Tursi have traveled far, benefitting from funding that has helped them explore innovations and challenges in learning communities in other parts of the world.

Human Development and Family Studies internships open doors for students

Students in the new program say the internships have given them valuable experience that leads to jobs or acceptance into graduate school.

New HDFS major has its first graduate

Sarah Margaret Christy joined the program in her senior year, just in time to become the School of Education's first HDFS graduate