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SON’s Women’s Health Interest Group Hosts Reading: Lovie: the Story of Southern Midwife

April 12, 2017 | In Events, Faculty, Staff, Students

Join the SON’s Women’s Health Interest Group and UNC Birth Partners volunteer doula program for a reading by Lisa Yarger from her book Lovie: the story of a southern midwife and an unlikely friendship — a beautiful telling of a rural midwife’s life and the special long-term relationship that Lisa enjoyed with her.

April 19, 5:30-7:30 PM
Fox Auditorium

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McCollum article published

April 7, 2017 | In Research, Students

We’re so proud of PhD student Meriel McCollum, whose article “Nurses Improve Their Communities’ Health Where They Live, Learn, Work, and Play,” was published in the journal Policy, Politics, Nursing Practice. The article discusses nurses’ perceptions of how they promote health in their communities through volunteer work.

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Applications Accepted for Brown Diversity Scholarship Award

March 23, 2017 | In Awards, Students

The Pauline W. Brown Diversity Scholarship Award is open to any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at the UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing. Students are asked to submit work that analyzes its subject using the lens of race/ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality and culture, or that focuses on the contributions of women and men of all colors to society, history, culture or thought. All winners will receive a plaque and a monetary award.

For details and to apply, please click here: PW Brown Diversity Scholarship Award Application. Deadline: April 7.

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