Mindfulness is a way of consciously and systematically working with your own stress, pain, illness, or the challenges and demands of everyday life. Receiving mindfulness training can teach you how to slow down, recognize the warning signs of stress reactions, and to stay focused and relaxed in ways that enhance the body’s natural adaptive and healing abilities and the mind’s ability to choose healthy responses.
The UNC Physical Therapy clinic in Hillsborough will host a free foot assessment and shoe fitting on Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Free your Feet Project is a joint program between the UNC Division of Physical Therapy Faculty Clinic, North Carolina Physical Therapy Association and FootCentric that seeks to alleviate the financial burden of therapeutic footwear and medical assessment for families in need.
This lecture will discuss how RTI and the Virginia Commonwealth University developed and piloted a smartphone app, built on the latest clinical guidelines for treatment and self-monitoring of individuals with asthma, to assist adults with asthma to better manage their care and disease condition.
Christian Jobin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Immuno-microbiology will present "Colitis-associated colorectal cancer: A bacterial centric disease?" on Thursday, Sept. 13.
Check out these TraCS events!
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH, Adam & Cristy will be joined by Clinical Professor of Radiology at the UNC School of Medicine, Dr. Joe Stavas to talk about interventional radiology.
Come enjoy a pick-me-up with free coffee and treats and join us for a monthly social hour for international and American students, scholars, faculty, staff and families.
Read more for a link to the minutes from the July meeting.
On Friday, Sept. 14, Dr. Penny Gordon-Larsen will present the Carolina Population Center Interdisciplinary Research Seminar. Gordon-Larsen is an Associate Professor of Nutrition at UNC-Chapel Hill and is a Faculty Fellow of the Carolina Population Center.
R. Michael Young, PhD, Professor in the Department of Computer Science at NCSU, and Co-director of the NC State Digital Games Research Initiative, will present, "The sciences of games and NC State's Digital Games Research Initiative."
The Committee on Honorary Degrees and Special Awards invites your nominations for Distinguished Alumna and Alumnus Awards to be presented at the Oct. 12, 2013, University Day ceremony.
The Steering Committee for the 2012-14 "Water in Our World" campus theme has issued a call for proposals for water-related programming and events.
Each year, UNC formally acknowledges the central role of teaching and mentoring by recognizing faculty, staff and students. The University Committee on Teaching Awards offers numerous awards based on nominations by members of our university community.
On University Day, Oct. 12, 2012 there will be a symposium celebrating interdisciplinary genomics at UNC and the opening of the new state-of-the art Genome Sciences Building (GSB).
Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine and an adjunct assistant professor of epidemiology, and Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, associate professor in the departments of medicine and genetics, were honored Sept. 7 with Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty.
Take this five-minute survey for a chance to win one of five $25 Visa gift cards! This week's winner is Emily Pike.