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erin holmes

A hand up

July 06, 2017, Melinda Waldrop

After a year-and-a-half of work, Carolina graduate student Derek Bedenbaugh is a chapter away from finishing his dissertation examining disability and gender roles in 19th century British literature. Bedenbaugh’s journey to that momentous occasion has been made smoother thanks to the Bilinski Educational Foundation.

Setting the bar high

July 06, 2017, Melinda Waldrop

Sabra Custer, a 2017 Clinical Teaching Award winner, asks a lot of her nursing students because she is helping train them for an important profession. She says students respond to the challenge if expectations are clear and predictable.

Ken Lowden

Running for his life

May 17, 2017, Melinda Waldrop

Ken Lowden took up running 40 years ago to beat a family history of heart disease. He ended up needing heart surgery, but his healthy lifestyle and awareness of his risk factors helped him recover quickly and get back to the things he loves.