Nicole Arruda was selected as the nominee from the Genetics and Molecular Biology PhD Program to compete for a Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award. The Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award recognizes the highest level of graduate student scholarship at UNC Chapel Hill, highlighting the original and innovative work of our doctoral candidates and graduates.
There are 4 total awards given out each year, 1 in each of these 4 areas:
– Biological & Life Sciences (applicable for Nicole’s thesis work)
– Humanities & Fine Arts
– Mathematics, Physical Sciences & Engineering
– Social Sciences
We are wishing Nicole well during the competitive selection process and hope her phenomenal accomplishments will be recognized with an award by The Graduate School at UNC.