Author Archives: jesshhunc

Dual-a Degree Student Background

My experience as a birth doula is significant piece of my lens as a public health social work student.  It was in working as a doula that I began to see examples of disparities and gaps in the maternity healthcare … Continue reading

Posted in Getting Involved, Outside of the classroom

Social Work Seeping into Personal Life

Prior to starting in the School of Social Work, I had been working as a doula (a person who supports a birthing person during the process of labor, childbirth, and the early postpartum period) for about 2 years. I noticed … Continue reading

Posted in Outside of the classroom

Application Season is Upon Us!

It’s application season! In the past month I have seen an increase in potential students emailing me with questions about the social work program here at UNC. For this blog post, I am going to provide answers to some of … Continue reading

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Back to that self-care…

This semester is officially under way! First papers have been turned in, readings are piling up, groups are meeting regularly for projects, and I am back to frequenting my favorite study spots. One of the best things about Carolina is … Continue reading

Posted in I ♥ North Carolina, Outside of the classroom

No last first day here…

As I scroll through this blog I am seeing an obvious theme – last first day of school. And yet, this is not my last first day. While I am thrilled for the members of my cohort who can see … Continue reading

Posted in Academics