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Pet Therapy Returned to HSL in May

2017-05-12 14:57:52

On May 3rd, 4th and 5th HSL once again hosted Pet Therapy Stress Buster sessions for students, staff, and faculty fatigued by finals. On Wednesday and Thursday, friendly felines and cuddly canines soothed studying students. Therapy dogs Memphis, Dalton, Cashel, Whiskey, Dallas, and Priva, along with therapy cats Cadi and…

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Friends of the Library holds Spring board meeting at HSL

2017-05-05 08:16:16

On April 28, 2017, the Friends of the Library Board of Directors held its Annual Spring Meeting at the Health Sciences Library. HSL Director Nandita Mani and librarians Lara Handler and Brian Moynihan gave presentations about HSL partnerships, library instruction, outreach services, community engagement, and health technology and informatics. Banners,…

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HSL hosts second Data Visualization Showcase and Contest

2017-05-02 12:45:27

The second Data Visualization Showcase and Contest was held on April 11, 2017 at the Health Sciences Library. The Showcase and Contest highlighted UNC students' work in data visualization in a competitive format. This year six students from the Gillings School of Global Public Health, School of Information and Library…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Veterans Day: HSL Supports Military Health

2017-05-08 16:03:14

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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