The Skills and Practices of Engaged Scholarship is a seminar series to showcase resources and projects and promote discussion related to engaged scholarship at Carolina. A collaborative effort of the Center for Faculty Excellence, the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, the Carolina Center for Public Service, the Carolina Community Network and the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (TraCS), the series aims to bring together faculty, staff, students and community partners to increase knowledge about campus efforts and the needed skills for successful engaged scholarship and to promote interdisciplinary discussion and collaboration.

2015-2016 Seminars:

2015 Fall Seminar Series

Sharing Your Work with the Public through Mass Media
Oct. 7, 2015, 1 – 2:30 p.m., Wilson Library, room 304
Register online at tinyurl.com/ncoemg2
Sharing your scholarship with the public and the media helps deepen interest in your field, create opportunities for collaboration, and build appreciation for higher education in North Carolina and nationally. Come learn the art of pitching op-eds, finding public venues for your work, writing for online blogs, and offering scholarly perspective in the media.
Peter Coclanis, Director of Global Research Institute and Distinguished Professor of History
Jeff Welty, Associate Professor of Public Law & Government, School of Government
Burgetta Wheeler, Associate Editor, editorial page, The News & Observer


Building Community-Academic Partnerships in Rural North Carolina to Improve Food Access through Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change
Nov. 5, 2015, 9 – 10:30 a.m., Wilson Library, room 304
Alice Ammerman, Molly DeMarco, Daniella Uslan and Brett Sheppard
Register here:  http://tinyurl.com/nhyha7u

Rural Communities
November 5, 2015, 9-10:30 a.m.

2016 Spring Seminar Series

Implementation Science: Applying What Works
Jan. 22, 2015, noon – 1:30 p.m., Wilson Library, room 304
Speakers: Jennifer Leeman


Facilitating Difficult Conversations in Communities
April 8, 2016, 9 – 10:30 a.m., Hyde Hall