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Take a Glance at new social app Hopspot

In 2012, Josh Lineberger was working in the food-service industry, watching the way his customers interacted with each other. Today, he has an app inspired by what he saw in those days, an app development company that supports it and a plan to expand it beyond the Charlotte region.

Kate McGaughey

Take a Glance at new mystery thriller set in Chapel Hill

Author Kate McGaughey knows Chapel Hill. As a former UNC associate provost, she lived here, frequenting local staples like The Carolina Inn, TOPO, Carolina Coffee Shop and many Franklin Street stores that now appear in her books. Her first self-published mystery novel, “Feel the Heat,” was sold nationwide. This week, she has published her second novel with a Chapel Hill setting, called “Hear The Bells.”

Recovery resources at UNC

September is Recovery Awareness Month, but resources and opportunities for UNC students in recovery are available year round. Click here to read up on services offered by the Carolina Recovery Program. Check out this pageto learn in greater detail about the benefits of joining the program, including housing.  This calendar helps you keep up with meetings and special events, such as sports tailgates  and off-campus excursions.  Parents and families can find detailed advice and resources here.

Worried about talking to friends or family in Recovery?

There can be a stigma around substance use disorder. Using inclusive language helps reduce the stigma by countering negative perceptions the public has towards people in recovery, said Frank Allison, program coordinator of Recovery Initiatives for the Carolina Recovery Program.

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It's Job and Internship Expo time!

It might seem like school just started, but the UNC Career Services Job and Internship Expo is Sept. 15. A week full of events and interest sessions building up to the Expo starts now. Career Services and The Daily Tar Heel have partnered to bring you the ultimate guide to the Expo at Before you check out this treasure trove of helpful information, here's a quick guide to dos and dont's while getting ready for the Expo. (Plus GIFs!)

Frank Allison

What does it mean to be in Recovery at UNC?

The work-hard, play-hard attitude common among college students can be hard for students recovering from substance use disorder. And it can mask the problem for students who may need help. The Carolina Recovery Program has a month of activities planned for Recovery Awareness Month designed to increase awareness and decrease the stigma associated with recovery from addiction.