A couple weeks ago, clinical associate professor Dr. Diane Calleson died after a valiant battle with a rare form of ovarian cancer. Diane was a remarkable woman, as her husband Jerry Calleson described so poignantly in the obituary he wrote. Jerry is a member of our Information and Instruction Services… Read More
The power of planning In 2010, leaders at the Gillings School thought it was time to consider where we wanted to be in the year 2020. As with any trip, the chances of getting to one’s destination diminish unless a good map is available, so we wanted to take all… Read More
Humans generating data I’ve been following some of the thinking about the Internet of Things in Wired and other places. This article is one of the clearer presentations around. Now, it’s personal for me…. Read More
Last week, violence struck one of our UNC faculty members in a beautiful neighborhood adjoining our School and the campus. We’re part of that neighborhood – some of our faculty live there; one of them is president of the community association; and many people walk through the quiet residential area, to enjoy its peaceful, tree-lined streets, bountiful flowers and lovely homes.
My brother-in-law, Carl Glassman, visited over the weekend. It was great to catch up with him. He stopped by the School, and I walked him around. As we walked and talked, I got a new appreciation for just how much our facilities have improved over the last sepic4veral years. When I first arrived here, the halls felt a little like a high school. Now, it’s completely different.