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Paws for Love: Pryntzka visits with medical students

Paws for Love: Pryntzka visits with medical students

UNC School of Medicine students were greeted by a furry friend during Wednesday’s lunch break at the Beach Café, as Pryntzka, a certified therapy dog, planted himself outside the cafeteria. Rita Kuwahara, a second-year medical student brought Pryntzka to the Beach to ease the stress students are facing from schoolwork and exams.

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Alan D. Stiles, MD, Lookout Terrace officially open for play

The Alan Davis Stiles, MD, Lookout Terrace at the NC Children’s Hospital officially opened for patients and their families on Friday, April 19, with a dedication ceremony attended by approximately 150 people.

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 Varmus delivers third annual Oliver Smithies Nobel Symposium

Varmus delivers third annual Oliver Smithies Nobel Symposium

Dr. Harold E. Varmus, director of the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health and co-winner of the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the cellular origin of retroviral oncogenes, was invited to campus by UNC’s Nobel Laureate Dr. Oliver Smithies.

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