Posts Dated Archive: September 2008

Naming events, new exhibits and the way forward

Monday after Last week was quite a week, wasn’t it! Thanks to all of you who came to the naming events including Tuesday’s Global Health Fair and Friday’s naming celebration. The Global Health Fair was a lot of fun, and I was really impressed by the global research our students… Read More

The week ahead, Saturday & faculty mentoring

The week ahead It’s going to be an amazing week. Two of our Gillings Visiting Professors, Jim Merchant, MD, PhD, and Sheila Leatherman, MSW, will be here this week. We announced Sheila’s appointment last year; she focuses on microfinance. Jim recently stepped down as dean of the University of Iowa’s… Read More

Heroes and celebrations

In the presence of heroes Friday afternoon, I attended one of the most moving events I have been part of in a very long time. Led by Professor Ed Fisher, PhD, former Chair, the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education (HBHE) sponsored an event to examine the historical roots… Read More

My weekend

Happy celebration It was a non-stop weekend. Yesterday, my husband and I drove to Greensboro, N.C., to attend the bat mitzvah for the daughter of one of our faculty members. It was a wonderful event, a celebration of the daughter’s accomplishments in a year during which the family had faced… Read More