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Nursing’s Meg Zomorodi to lead new Interprofessional Education office

Meg Zomorodi, clinical associate professor in the School of Nursing, will lead Carolina’s new Office for Interprofessional Education and Practice as assistant provost of Interprofessional Education. Interprofessional education (IPE) occurs when two or more professions “learn from, with, and about each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes” (WHO 2010). Interprofessional education allows […] ... Read More

10 ways to work out at work

If you’ve resolved to exercise more in 2018, we’ve scoured some campus resources and chatted with Abbie Smith-Ryan, associate professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science, to share 10 ways to make your workout part of your workday—right here on campus. ... Read More

Carolina People: Derek Lochbaum

Carolina People: Meet Derek Lochbaum, director of trademarks and licensing. ... Read More

The Forever Campus

University arborist Tom Bythell uses trees to connect future generations of students to history. The way Bythell sees it, the trees are as much a part of the cherished Carolina landscape as the brick walkways, the rock walls, the Old Well. ... Read More

Career Aquatic

At the end of his 40-year career at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, Glenn Safrit reflects on the most important lessons he has learned— and taught—in the ocean. ... Read More

Kim Strom-Gottfried talks about doing the right thing in the workplace

With a wide-ranging presentation titled “Am I My Brother’s Keeper?” Kim Strom-Gottfried, the University’s director of ethics education and policy management, led the first Carolina Conversation of the new year on the first day of classes, Jan. 10. ... Read More

Message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt on sexual harassment

Dear Carolina Community: Welcome back to campus. We hope everyone had a restful and relaxing break. As we begin 2018, we will continue to address many priorities, and none is more important than protecting the safety of our campus community. The issue of sexual harassment is on the minds of everyone, as we have watched […] ... Read More

Hooper named interim director of FPG Child Development Institute

Stephen Hooper has been named interim director of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, effective Jan. 1. Former director Sam Odom stepped down after 11 years of serving in that position. Odom will continue to serve as a senior research scientist. ... Read More

Faculty Council looks at websites, ethics and morale

At the first Faculty Council meeting of the new year, delegates received a tour of two websites and got insiders’ views of other faculty governance groups. ... Read More

Convergent science gains momentum

Rich Superfine, chair of the department of applied physical sciences, explains this next-generation approach to science and the new institute that will be home to it at Carolina. ... Read More