Shutdowns have pushed many students to the brink of bankruptcy. How is the university helping?

As the graduate director of Southern Studies, Dr. Jessie Wilkerson is used to helping students, but she knew the way students were helped would change when the pandemic sent students away from campus and closed many sources of income for them. Now, though graduate students will not lose their stipends because of the shutdowns, many […]

Blog #2

I imagine that graduating from college has always been a unique moment in life. It’s a time — for many, at least — that is truly in between distinct chapters. Most of us have never really been out of school, besides a few summers and a month in the winter. Many are leaving behind their […]