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Outward Bound participant broadens perspective of service

Each summer, the Carolina Center for Public Service awards North Carolina Outward Bound School (NCOBS) scholarships to participants in the Buckley Public Service Scholars program, Carolina Leadership Development and the School of Education to spend 28 …

APPLES summer intern works to give back to the community

For many students, internships are all about gaining valuable experience. But for Raisa Marrow ’15 an APPLES Service-Learning summer intern at Kidzu Museum in Chapel Hill, that experience also comes with an added benefit of impacting the community. “I …

Former APPLES organizer shares life story and passion for service

By Meghan Modafferi and Frank Stasio Listen to Alexandra’s interview on The State Of Things For the first time, I recognized that some of my life experiences mirrored the lives of my students. Alexandra Zagbayou Alexandra Zagbayou was born in Montreal …

Faculty Engaged Scholars receive national award

Professors Analyze Media Coverage of Sex Trafficking By Maura Devetski for The Daily Tar Heel 6/30/2014 UNC professors Barbara Friedman and Anne Johnston were recognized for their work on the Irina Project with the Donna Allen Award for Feminist Advoca …

Tenth class of UNC Buckley Public Service Scholars honored at graduation event

  Chapel Hill, N.C. – Two hundred and fifty-one members of the class of 2014 will be honored as Buckley Public Service Scholars (BPSS) May 9 at a ceremony in Memorial Hall, highlighting their years of service while at Carolina. All graduates will …

Nine faculty members selected for fifth class of Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars

The next class of Faculty Engaged Scholars, leaders in their respective fields, will address a wide variety of issues including analyzing the administrative burden of summer meal programs for children in need, developing web-based resources for journal …

Bryan Social Innovation Fellows impact Nigeria’s youth

Destiny brings triplets to Carolina unc.edu After sisters Risi and Sheri Ademola graduate from UNC-Chapel Hill this weekend, they will head in different directions. Risi is moving to San Francisco or New York for work, while Sheri will start graduate s …

APPLES and BPSS student participants receive Chancellor’s Awards

Congratulations to these students involved in the APPLES Service-Learning and Buckley Public Service Scholars programs. Each received Chancellor’s Awards recognizing their academic or service leadership. Amanda Baldiga ’14, a Buckley Public Service Sch …

APPLES recognizes 2014 service-learning award recipients

Extending learning beyond the boarders of the classroom is the essence of service-learning. Every day, UNC students, faculty, staff, alumni and local community partners put this concept into practice making a difference in the lives of individuals and …

Early action can help with autism

Autism Researcher, Linda R. Watson By Linda R. Watson One in 68 children show symptoms of autism spectrum disorder by the time they reach 8 years of age, according to statistics released last week by Centers for Disease Control. The meaning of these nu …