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Don Hobart

Associate Vice Chancellor
Don Hobart oversees the Office of Research Communications and the Office of Federal Affairs.
(919) 843-0052
hobart@email.unc.edu


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Layla Dowdy

Director

• Leads ORC in the creation of content that promotes the value and impact of research at UNC

• Develops communication strategies for the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

(919) 962-7765
lhdowdy@email.unc.edu


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Darren Abrecht

Webmaster

• WordPress administration for the UNC Research and Endeavors websites

• Web production support

• Online content strategy support

(919) 962-6137
darren@unc.edu


Alyssa LaFaro

Communications Specialist

• Content management and creation for the internal newsletter Inside Research and digital research magazine Endeavors

• Editing, writing, and photography support

• Social media strategy support

(919) 962-6136
amlafaro@email.unc.edu


Megan May

Communications Specialist

• Photographer, videographer and writer for UNC Research and Endeavors websites

• Social media content producer

(919) 962-7767
meganann@email.unc.edu


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Corina Cudebec

Graphic Designer

• Designs print and digital collateral for UNC Research and Endeavors

• Web designer for Endeavors website

(919) 962-6023
ccudebec@email.unc.edu


Ellaina Smith

Communications Intern
ellaina@live.unc.edu


Peggy Mullin

Communications Intern
pegmull@live.unc.edu