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Carolina People: Paul Hoecke

When Paul Hoecke thinks about the contributions the UNC Print Shop and Copy Shop makes to Carolina, he thinks about the 8,500 orders the shop handled last year. When he thinks about how all those ordered were completed, he thinks about teamwork. "There’s really no “I” here," he said. ... Read More

Focus on: Bo Li

In Carolina’s chemistry department, Assistant Professor Bo Li studies the chemistry and biology of natural products to address major challenges in infectious disease and discover new antibiotics. Her lab’s novel approaches find ways to develop natural products that combat antibiotic resistance. Li explains that antibiotic overuse has mostly caused the worldwide problem of bacterial antibiotic resistance. […] ... Read More

Mayer-Davis receives American Diabetes Association’s Kelly West Award

The American Diabetes Association presented the 2019 Kelly West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Epidemiology to Elizabeth Mayer-Davis, chair of the nutrition department in the Gillings School of Global Public Health. The award recognizes significant contributions to the field of diabetes epidemiology. Mayer-Davis was recognized with the honor and delivered the Kelly West Award Lecture […] ... Read More

Employee Forum elects officers, honors employees for contributions

The Employee Forum elected officers and celebrated University employees across campus for their various contributions at its June 12 meeting. Chair Shayna Hill, business officer in the department of dental ecology in the Adams School of Dentistry, and secretary Tiffany Carver, administrative assistant in the School of Social Work were both re-elected to their positions. […] ... Read More

New awards from The Duke Endowment to Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute will support breastfeeding across the Carolinas

ENRICH Carolinas, a project that supports hospitals in improving maternity care practices for mothers and babies, will be expanded across North and South Carolina thanks to awards from The Duke Endowment totaling $5 million. Catherine Sullivan is ENRICH Carolinas' principal investigator. ... Read More

Carolina to co-lead $9.5 million effort to detect autism earlier

Dr. Joseph Piven, a professor in the psychiatry department in the School of Medicine, will co-lead a study to identify differences in the brain in infancy that accurately predict which children are most likely to later develop autism. ... Read More

Carolina announces newly selected members of the Board of Trustees

The University of North Carolina System Board of Governors has selected three new members and re-appointed one current trustee to serve on the University Board of Trustees. The 13-member board is responsible for governing the University. The following Board of Governors-elected members will be sworn in during the Aug. 1 full board meeting: Teresa Artis […] ... Read More

Professor Angela Kashuba selected as new pharmacy dean

Angela Kashuba, a world-renowned researcher, skilled administrator and dedicated University faculty member, has been selected as the next dean of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. ... Read More

Trustees hear from School of Nursing, pass Campus Master Plan

At the May 30 meeting of the University Board of Trustees, Dean Nilda (Nena) Peragallo Montano emphasized the importance of the School of Nursing and its 700 students to the state, now and in the future.  ... Read More

5 things you should know about the Campus Master Plan

When the University Board of Trustees formally approved Carolina’s new Campus Master Plan at its May 30 meeting, it marked the end of a two-year process that involved input from hundreds of people on campus and in the community. The plan is designed as a framework for development, with flexibility to change as the future […] ... Read More