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2016 American Heart Association Student Scholarships Available

March 3, 2016 | In Students

2016 AHA SCIENTIFIC COUNCILS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

The Scientific Councils of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association want to stimulate interest, knowledge, and investigative work by students in medicine, nursing, public health, nutrition, and other allied health disciplines to conduct research projects related to cardiovascular disease, stroke, and basic sciences early on in the course of pre-doctoral training.

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Devane-Johnson to Present Poster at 37th Annual Minority Health Conference

February 19, 2016 | In Research, Students

Congratulations to Stephanie Devane-Johnson, who has had a poster accepted for UNC’s 37th Annual Minority Health Conference to be held at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education on February 26, 2016. Her poster is based on her doctoral dissertation and is titled: “Shifting the Gaze of African American Infant Feeding to a Cultural and Socio-Historical Lens.”

 


Local Service Opportunities—We Need Your Help!

February 11, 2016 | In Faculty, Global Health, Service, Staff, Students

For the month of February, please help us collect vitamins, over the counter meds, children’s book bags and $$ for Latino health!

Our Nursing Service Learning course 609.001 is working on improving migrant Latino health in our area and  in Nicaragua over spring break (March 11-21). In Nicaragua we will be doing children’s health screenings at Casa Bernabe Orphanage along with outreach to poor under-resourced clinics such as the Clinica Neuva Vida that provides health care to families.

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Train to Become a HAVEN Ally

January 29, 2016 | In Faculty, Service, Staff, Students

Do you want to help make Carolina a safer and more supportive community for survivors of violence?  Then join us for a 3-hour HAVEN training this spring!

HAVEN (Helping Advocates for Violence Ending Now) provides students, faculty, staff and Post Doctoral Fellows with tools to be an ally to someone who has experienced sexual or interpersonal (relationship) violence or stalking. The three-hour training emphasizes the importance of listening, responding compassionately, and connecting survivors to resources on campus and in the community.

This spring, we will be offering student trainings on the following days:

Monday, February 22
Monday, March 21
Wednesday, April 6
Thursday, April 14 

All student trainings will take place from 6-9pm in the Student Union.  Staff training locations will vary.  Registration is required, so anyone interested can visit our website to register for a training date.  And please feel free to contact us at Haven@unc.edu if you have any questions.  Thanks so much!


You’re Invited: Alumni and Student Mentor Mixer

January 28, 2016 | In Alumni, Events, Students

Become a Mentor

The School of Nursing Office of Alumni Affairs and the SON Undergraduate Student Governance Council invite you to take part in the Second Annual Alumni and Student Mentor Mixer on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Carrington Hall at 10:00AM. This event is part of the Council’s “Get Hired” series, which focuses on transitioning students to professional careers.

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