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Engagement Week presenters contributed digital content for you to enjoy at any time–during ’22 Engagement Week and beyond! Enjoy their poster presentations, web articles, videos and more here. Check in on this page as content will continue to be updated.

Event Recap

Engaging Schools in Mindfulness-Based Programming

Posted 6 months ago

This presentation will highlight the potential benefits and challenges of engaging schools in new programming during COVID, and how we built a partnership in this context. School district partners/administrators will share their motivation for partnering, how the program aligns with … Continued

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Inclusive STEM Playgroups for Infants and Toddlers and their Caregivers

Posted 6 months ago

This presentation will describe a research-practice partnership between the STEM Innovation for Inclusion in Early Education Center (STEMIE) at Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute and Kidzu Children’s Museum in Chapel Hill. Presenters will describe the way their partnership formed … Continued

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Community Leadership Development in Eastern Carteret County

Posted 6 months ago

The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, through their philanthropic collaborative problem-solving program, has funded a multi-year effort in eastern Carteret County to engage the community to build their own capacity for community resilience. As part of that effort, UNC faculty acted … Continued

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Increase Access to Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Posted 6 months ago

How Communities Can Partner to Increase Access to Summer Meals for Kids and Teens The Carolina Hunger Initiative at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention partnered with the NC Department of Public Instruction on 2021 Summer Nutrition … Continued

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Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars

Posted 6 months ago

Building Bridges Between Communities and Carolina Faculty for 15 Years The Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars program, in its 15th year, is currently working with its eighth two-year cohort of Carolina faculty. The program is a faculty development initiative on the … Continued

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Rural Pharmacy Scholars

Posted 6 months ago

Offering a Graduate Certificate in Rural Pharmacy Health as a Strategy in Addressing Healthcare Workforce Development The presentation will focus on the Rural Pharmacy Health Certificate program which has been uniquely offered on the Asheville campus of UNC Eshelman School … Continued

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UNC Philosophy Seeks Wisdom Across the Ages

Posted 7 months ago

By Michael Vazquez, PhD Philosopher Juliana Bidadanure recently addressed the Carolina community in Caldwell Hall and underscored the imperative that we as a society “establish communities where young and old are able to stand, and relate to one another, as … Continued

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The Development of a Learning Module to Improve Cancer Care

Posted 7 months ago

Basic Data Navigation is an interactive educational program partnered with the UNC Health Cancer Care Navigation program, a multidisciplinary team of trained oncology navigators designed to help navigate cancer patient care by providing resources and reducing their healthcare burdens. The … Continued

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A Tale of Two CABs (Community Advisory Boards)

Posted 7 months ago

In this talk, learn more about ways that the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute engage with their Community Advisory Boards. Learn about the differences and similarities in their community advisory board … Continued

Web Article

Restoring Moms: A Journey of Healing with Horses

Posted 7 months ago

Program Description By April Parker, MSW, LCSW In the fall of 2019, a group of women experiencing postpartum depression, anxiety, trauma or other maternal mental health issues, gathered at the Shepherd Youth Ranch in Creedmoor, North Carolina, to work with … Continued

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Pathways to Dentistry: Virtual Shadowing Partnerships

Posted 7 months ago

During these Virtual Shadowing events, participants have the vantage of three to four angles of the procedure, and they can ask questions in real time to a secondary dentist or dental student. With the success of these events, the Adams … Continued