Being Mortal: Film and Discussion on End of Life Care

2017-03-22 09:16:36

Join us to view the film Being Mortal followed by a discussion. This event is free and open to the public but registration is required. Thursday, March 30, 5:00pm UNC School of Dentistry, Kirkland Auditorium “FRONTLINE follows renowned New Yorker writer and Boston surgeon Atul Gawande as he…


TBI Lecture Series

2017-03-08 12:47:59

UNC Hospitals presents the 2017 TBI Lecture Series. All lectures start at 3:00 p.m. and will be held in Rm 321 MacNider. Untangling the Web of TBI, PTSD and Compassion Fatigue on the Home Front Presented by Marily Lash, MSW - President of Lash & Associates Publishing/Training Inc. Wednesday, March…


Explore one of healthcare's most pressing challenges

2017-03-06 08:02:48

Explore how wearables can be used to seamlessly galvanize the 50+ population to take the right medications as prescribed. Join us on Discovery Day for the start of the Digital Health Innovation Sprint, hosted by The Hatchery at AARP and UNC Center for Health Innovation, Thursday, March 2, 2017…


New UNC partnership with Duke and the Durham VA Medical Center

2017-03-09 11:17:04

UNC is excited to announce a new partnership with Duke and the Durham VA Medical Center: the Health Professions Education Collaborative. Join us for our kick off events on March 8, 2017 and April 18, 2017. Part One: Interprofessional Collaboration and Networking Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 4:30-6:30 p.m. UNC School…


Color Our Collections!

2017-02-10 11:41:49

From February 6-10, 2017, libraries, archives, and other cultural institutions around the world are sharing free coloring sheets and books based on materials in their collections. Users are invited to download and print the coloring sheets and share their filled-in images, using the hashtag #ColorOurCollections. All content is sourced…


New art exhibits at the HSL

2017-02-10 11:48:09

Two new exhibits are now on display in the Health Sciences Library, featuring local artists, Chris Adamczyk and Matt Zigler.

Chris’s exhibit, Living Long Lives, is a “personal photography project”  that “explores the vitality and engagement in living a long life.  The people profiled in the project have…


From DNA to Beer: NLM Traveling Exhibition Coming to HSL in January

2017-02-21 08:56:13

In January and February 2017, we will host the NLM traveling exhibit “From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry.” This exhibit explores how bacteria, yeasts, and molds can cause sickness and restore health, as well as how scientists have harnessed these microbes to manufacture new medicines. It…


2nd Annual Data Visualization Showcase & Contest - Deadline for entry March 3, 2017

2017-02-08 10:40:08

Now accepting student submissions to HSL’s 2nd Annual Data Visualization Showcase & Contest! Deadline to enter is March 3, 2017. More details available at


Join in the Hunt in October!

2016-12-15 14:24:46

Grab a crossword, study the clues and locate the items within the library for a chance to win a FitBit and other prizes. The hunt will run through the month of October. October is National Medical Librarians Month, a month to both celebrate and raise awareness of the important role…


Veterans Day: HSL Supports Military Health

2016-12-16 13:40:45

As we celebrate Veterans Day and the UNC-Chapel Hill campus buzzes with excited for the 2011 Carrier Classic, the UNC Health Sciences Library (HSL) also wants to draw attention to the health affairs resources that our librarians are proud to maintain for members of the military. For several years, the…


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