• Letter from the director

    Dear alumni and friends, This academic year has been one of transition and much excitement. As the new division director, I am learning new things every day and am consistently energized by our cohesive community of dedicated and talented faculty, students, alumni and friends of the Division. We are excited by our new projects such … Continued

  • Megan Venable, OTS Class of 2018

    MS Student Thrives in Interdisciplinary Leadership Training

    For the past year I have had the pleasure of being a trainee in the North Carolina Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program at the UNCCenter for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (CIDD). This federally funded program is dedicated to providing interdisciplinary leadership training at undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral levels.  The training program … Continued

  • MS Students Bring Interdisciplinary Backgrounds to Our Program

    Our peer-learning approach draws upon the diverse life experiences, educational, and work backgrounds of our students. Here are some examples: Anna Benfield, MS, Class of 2019: As a Women’s Studies major, I was trained to use many sources of knowledge to understand how intersecting identities and experiences impact individuals and communities. This training has helped … Continued

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