Chemistry Dean Crimmins Receives ACS Guenther Award

August 31, 2009

The American Chemical Society has announced that Michael T. Crimmins, senior associate dean for the natural sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the 2010 Ernest Guenther Award for outstanding achievement in the chemistry of natural … Continued

Photos: Inaugural Alumni Summit

August 28, 2009

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy held its inaugural Alumni Summit on August 28. The summit focused on strategies for achieving diversity in the student population. Attendees provided guidance and ideas to enhance the School’s efforts to reach diverse populations … Continued

Carroll Delivers Talk at ACS National Meeting

August 20, 2009

Mary Carroll, a graduate student in the School’s Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products, presented her research during the Medicinal Chemistry Graduate Student Award Symposium at the 238th American Chemical Society National Meeting on August 17 in Washington, D.C. … Continued

Clickers Debut in School Classrooms

August 20, 2009

“Anyone know what this is? Class? Anyone? Anyone? Anyone seen this before? The Laffer Curve. Anyone know what this says?”—Ben Stein in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off It’s an iconic moment in movie history as the economic professor drones on and … Continued

Rodgers Named ACCP Fellow

August 17, 2009

Jo Ellen Rodgers, PharmD, has been elected a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Fellowship is the highest honor the college can bestow upon a member. Rodgers is a clinical associate professor in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and … Continued

Ferreri Honored by NACDS

August 13, 2009

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the NACDS Foundation named Stefanie Ferreri, PharmD, as first runner-up for its new Community Pharmacy Faculty Award at the 2009 NACDS Pharmacy & Technology Conference held August 10 in Boston. The award, supported by … Continued

Photos: LEAD Program 2009

July 29, 2009

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy hosted the Carolina Pharmacy Leadership, Excellence, and Development (LEAD) program on July 28-29. LEAD is a preparatory and professional development program geared toward underserved and underrepresented students who are interested in exploring a career … Continued

Students Win Big at SNPhA National Meeting

July 27, 2009

Doctor of pharmacy students from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy had a strong showing at the Student National Pharmaceutical Association National Meeting on July 17 through 20 in Chicago. Maurice Alexander received more than $15,000 in scholarships, winning regional … Continued

Paine Receives Stimulus Funding for Milk Thistle Study

July 24, 2009

Mary Paine, PhD, has received an NIH grant of nearly $350,000 through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, commonly known as the Economic Stimulus Package. Milk thistle extracts, made from the seeds of the plant, have been used traditionally as … Continued