July 11

“There truly is a Carolina spirit”

“There truly is a Carolina spirit”

In a video message, Carolina’s new chancellor, Carol Folt, says that the meetings she’s had with members of the campus community affirm what she already knew: “There truly is a Carolina spirit.”

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George F. Sheldon, MD, FACS, FRCS Edin (Hon), FRCS Eng (Hon)  (20 December 1934–16 June 2013)

George F. Sheldon, MD, FACS, FRCS Edin (Hon), FRCS Eng (Hon) (20 December 1934–16 June 2013)

George F. Sheldon, MD, FACS, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013, after a short illness. He spent his last days at UNC Hospital surrounded by his family. Read on for his complete obituary.

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Health Sciences Library honors Dr. George Sheldon with exhibit

To honor his legacy, HSL librarians have assembled an exhibit in the flat display cases on the first floor. The exhibit features articles both about and authored by Dr. Sheldon, as well as many of the physical items he donated.

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Miller leaving administrative post as Associate Dean of Graduate Education

Please read this memo from Vice Dean for Research Terry Magnuson, PhD, thanking and recognizing Virginia Miller, PhD, for her service as Associate Dean of Graduate Education. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to a reception celebrating the successes of the BBSP and OGE under Virginia’s leadership. Ben and Jerry’s ice cream will be served on the lawn of the MBRB on Friday, July 12, from 12-1 [Rain location – MBRB lobby]. Please come out to thank Dr. Miller for her service to UNC and to our students and to wish her well.

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Call for nominations, applications: Associate Dean for Graduate Education

The Dean's Office of the School of Medicine invites internal nominations and applications for SOM/BBSP faculty who would like to be considered as a candidate for the position of Associate Dean for Graduate Education.

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Sandler steps down as chief of Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Robert Sandler, MD, MPH, will focus his efforts on the research activities of the Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease. Nicholas Shaheen, MD, MPH, has been named interim division chief.

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Carol Jenkins, Health Sciences Library Director, prepares to retire

Carol Jenkins, director of the Health Sciences Library, looks back at her long career in a changing field as she brings her Carolina tenure to a close in this article from the Gazette.

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Maryam's coarctation of the aorta explained

Pediatric cardiac surgeon, Dr. Michael Mill, is quoted in this update explaining Maryam's procedure from the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

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Special CGIBD Research Seminar

Rebecca Clare Fitzgerald, MD, FRCP, will be a Visiting Professor presenting at the Thursday, July 11, CGIBD Research Seminar.

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Security Tip: Delete Outdated Sensitive Data From Your Hard Drive

Do you still have old travel claims or performance reviews that contain Social Security Numbers (SSNs) stored on your hard drive? If so, you need to be sure to encrypt, delete, or remove the SSNs from those documents. Read on for details.

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Voice Over IP phone transition update: July 11

Building surveys and phone installations are underway in many School of Medicine buildings. See the list below for an update as of Thursday, July 11, 2013, including building schedules and important instructions regarding phone installation.

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