Current Students

Class of 2015-16

Welcome to the Class of 2015-16, our 8th cohort of BBSP students!  Most information you will need to navigate the first year can be found on the BBSP Student Resources site (see below).  Here you can find some handy quick links to campus resources (see right hand section of this page) and once you are all here, view photos of your classmates.

After orientation you will be able to click here to download a PDF with photos of the members of BBSP Class of 2015-16.

Student Resources

For links to important forms, access to student discussion forums, rotation postings and other important information related to your first year, please visit the BBSP Student Resources Site.  You will need to log in using your UNC Onyen and Onyen password to access this site.

Faculty interested in posting a rotation ad on the BBSP student site, please visit the Rotation Opportunities Board.  You will need to log in using your UNC Onyen and Onyen password to access this page.

2015-16 First Year Groups

As a BBSP student you will be assigned to a First Year Group (FYG).  The FYG is a small, mixed interest groups of students and faculty which serves as your academic and advising home until you matriculate into a PhD program in May.

Monday 3:35-5:05pm
Lisa Tarantino
Alisa Wolberg
Ben Major

Wedesday 3:35-5:05pm
Donita Robinson
Chris Mack
Jason Whitmire

2015-16 Rotation Schedule

Fall:  Monday Aug 24-Friday Nov 6  (ok to start before Aug 24)
Rotation choice form due August 21
Poster session on Fall rotation: Nov 23-25

Winter: Monday Nov 9-Friday Feb 5
Rotation choice form due Oct 16
Written Report on Winter rotation due: Feb 27

NOTE: Two BBSP breaks during this rotation. 
Nov 26-27; Dec 23-Jan 1
These are suggested holidays and represent the total amount of time BBSP expects students will take out of the winter rotation.  Exact dates can be negotiated between student and PI.

Spring: Monday Feb 8-Friday Apr 22
Rotation choice form due: Jan 15 (*summer rotation students see below)
End of Year Talk on Spring Rotation: May 16-May 27

Thesis Lab Choice Forms Due: Apr 18-Apr 22
*summer rotation students joining early: due Jan 15
Thesis Lab forms can be downloaded from the Forms section of the BBSP student resources site

First Day in Thesis Lab: April 25
*summer rotation students joining early: Feb 8, start of Spring rotation