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Answering Election Questions for the Community

December 21, 2020

Before, during and after the 2020 presidential election, questions swirled online and among friends and colleagues. Why was the vote count taking longer than usual – or was it? What mechanisms were in place to prevent voter fraud? What legal … Continued

Congratulations to Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars Class VII

December 11, 2020

The Carolina Center of Public Service is delighted to announce that Class VII of Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars (FES) graduated via a virtual ceremony on Dec. 11, 2020. The FES program brings together selected faculty from across campus to engage … Continued

Jessica Williams: Adapting Health Care for Trauma Survivors

December 10, 2020

By Izzy D’Alo and Caroline Leland “How can we adapt our practices so they do not re-traumatize someone?” Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholar Jessica Williams, an assistant professor at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing, is working on developing and implementing … Continued

New Experiential Education Course in Spring 2021

November 23, 2020

HBEH 411: Pathways to Effective Community Engagement Spring 2021 Mondays 3:35 – 4:25 p.m. The Carolina Center for Public Service is now accepting applications from students interested in taking Pathways to Effective Community Engagement (HBEH 411) in spring 2021.   … Continued

APPLES Service-Learning Initiative, Pandemic-Style

October 23, 2020

By Shatera McNair, APPLES Service-Learning Program Assistant In high school, Gargi Dixit volunteered with Young Women in Bio and Kids Are Scientists Too, which both focus on expanding STEM resources for students. When Dixit enrolled at UNC-Chapel Hill, leaders in … Continued