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The UNC School of Social Work Tate-Turner-Kuralt building, captured on Feb. 13, 2023.

UNC's Family and Children's Resource Program bolsters social work statewide

The UNC School of Social Work’s Family and Children’s Resource Program (FCRP) is supporting social workers beyond the UNC community.  Established in 1993, FCRP encourages social work organizations to increase their positive impact on the families and communities they serve. They offer training courses and practice-improvement coaching for social workers and facilitate conversations about challenges in the field. 

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South Building is pictured on Oct. 10, 2022.

Emails reveal trustee's communication with Wall Street Journal prior to resolution approval

Board of Trustees Vice Chairperson John Preyer communicated with the Wall Street Journal editorial team about the School for Civic Life and Leadership as early as Jan. 24, according to emails obtained by The Daily Tar Heel. The resolution calling for the acceleration of the School was approved on Jan. 26. According to documents from Provost Chris Clemens, the School will attempt to combat the forces of polarization, isolation, and distrust that impede universities across the country.

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A student views the art displayed at the Black History Art Gallery Exhibition in the Carolina Union, Friday, Feb. 10, 2023.

Art gallery celebrating Black History Month opens on UNC's campus

The grand opening of the Student Life and Leadership’s Black History Month Art Gallery Exhibition was held on Friday in the Carolina Union Art Gallery. The exhibition came after the SLL held a Black History Month Art Contest, which encouraged students to submit pottery, photography, digitals, painted works or poetry for the chance to be featured in the gallery. 

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UNC sophomore pre-nursing major Peyton Morris, president of Walk. Support. Glow. is pictured outside of South Building on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023.

Walk. Support. Glow. makes strides, brightens student mental health

Walk. Support. Glow. is a student-run nonprofit focused on mental health awareness and suicide prevention. On top of hosting biweekly meetings, the organization holds community outreach events to help educate the Chapel Hill community about mental health resources.  In early March, they will host “Stomp the Stigma” — an event and walk to continue their education on mental health awareness. 

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Some in the UNC community have questioned Provost Chris Clemens’ and Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz’s role in the Board of Trustees’ resolution on the University School of Civic Life and Leadership. Photo of Guskiewicz courtesy of Johnny Andrews.

Role of chancellor, provost in proposed UNC School of Civic Life and Leadership unclear

Conversations continue surrounding the newly proposed School of Civic Life and Leadership  The resolution to “accelerate” the development of the proposed School of Civic Life and Leadership was brought to Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz just 20 minutes before the Jan. 26 Board of Trustees meeting, a high-ranking University official told The Daily Tar Heel.  Chairperson of the Faculty, Mimi Chapman said there is a “missing link” in the chain of the provost’s involvement in the resolution. 

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