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round headshots of four young african-american women with carolina blue borders and headline that reads "McKinney Scholars Program 2022 Cohort" - the women depicted are, from left to right, Marcia Carroll, Damari Holley, Tyler Hughes, and Monteria Reaves
August 12, 2022
FPG's McKinney Scholars Program recently concluded its third summer internship. This annual, 10-week program was established to offer hands-on research experience in child development to undergraduate students from North Carolina's HBCUs. Hear from this year's scholars as they reflect on the experience.
Marie David, Megan Faber and Adrianna Richards. "2022 Implementation Division Summer Interns"
August 9, 2022
The Implementation Division recently wrapped up its third annual Implementation Division Summer Internship Program, a paid opportunity for masters' and doctoral students. The program, which is designed to create a challenging and meaningful professional experience, exposes interns to implementation practice and research across a variety of fields and practice settings.The three interns of this year’s cohort recently took time to reflect on their experiences in the internship program.
denni fishbein headshot; woman with long wavy hair standing in front of full, green trees smiles at camera
August 4, 2022
In recent months, stories about school shootings and the opioid crisis have dominated the headlines. Diana Fishbein, PhD, director of translational neuro-prevention research at UNC FPG, contends that 30 years of prevention science research can offer solutions.
headshot of schatzi mccarthy; woman with shoulder-length hair wearing white turtleneck sweater standing in front of purple tree
August 1, 2022
With two master’s degrees, one in public administration and one in planning, FPG's Schatzi McCarthy tends to see the world from a systems perspective. Her work at the Institute allows her to do that from a national and international perspective. McCarthy says her work at FPG lets her be a well-rounded generalist, employing her skills in evaluation, systems strengthening, supervision, and monitoring to support program initiatives.