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Tift Merritt explores the lyrical language of history and place at Dorothea Dix

Singer-songwriter Tift Merritt has joined with American Studies professor Bobby Allen to recover the long and rich history of Dorothy Dix Hospital. Merritt is writing a "song cycle" about the lives of the people who lived and worked there when it operated as an insane asylum from 1856 to 2012. ... Read More

Westbrooks sees University libraries as a catalyst for change

As University librarian, Elaine Westbrooks also wants to put libraries in the center of the discussion about what the future of the University will be. ... Read More

Carolina People: Abi Kalicicki

What likes Abi Kalicicki most about her job as a peer support specialist is when patients reach the goals they set for themselves. “They have an ‘aha’ moment and become more confident and then want to set more goals.” ... Read More

25 emerging leaders graduate from ULEAD program

University Leadership Education and Development is an annual program sponsored by Workforce Strategy, Equity and Engagement to develop emerging leaders at Carolina, N.C. Central University and the UNC System office. For 2018, 25 participants attended courses, completed assessments and worked on team projects that benefited these three institutions of higher education. Executive Vice Chancellor and […] ... Read More

Allison Aiello discusses her research on how the flu spreads

Focus Carolina is an exclusive program on WCHL where faculty members talk about their research and how it serves our community and the state, nation and world. The following transcript is from a recent Focus Carolina interview that aired on WCHL. To hear more interviews with Carolina faculty, visit https://gazette.unc.edu/ focus-carolina.   Flu season is […] ... Read More

Stein lauded for her support of lactation spaces on campus

Margot Stein, a faculty member with three appointments, is the recipient of the 2018 Mary Turner Lane Award, which recognizes a woman who has made an outstanding contribution to the lives of women at Carolina.  She received the award for her years of service as the chair of the faculty governance Committee on the Status […] ... Read More

Advancing health for all

  The School of Nursing is nationally recognized as one of the premier nursing schools in the country, with a mission of excellence in nursing education, research and practice. The school is creating, conducting and disseminating cutting-edge research and using its expertise and service for the betterment of individuals, communities, health care systems and the […] ... Read More

Home sweet job: Community directors live where they work — and love it

When asked to describe his job, Cobb community director Patrick Preudhomme quips: “I’m a glorified camp counselor meets a landlord meets a babysitter meets an educational programmer and an official pizza party planner.” ... Read More

‘Find your why’

Reflecting on his own Carolina graduation, Winston Crisp offered three principles for a meaningful life: savor the journey, find what fills your soul and be kind to those you meet along the way. ... Read More

Interprofessional education builds stronger health care teams, saves lives

The complexity of health care requires that different medical specialists interact with each other multiple times a day to determine the care of a single patient, says Meg Zomorodi.  ... Read More