Posts Dated Archive: September 2009

Departures – such sweet sorrow

Retirements Saturday night, Bernard and I joined well over 100 people at a retirement party given by Health Behavior and Health Education, in honor of Linda Cook‘s 35 years at the School as a student services manager. For many of our applicants, people like Linda are their first point of… Read More

A new day for cancer treatment in NC

New NC Cancer Hospital dedicated On last week’s very hot Wednesday, I attended the opening ceremony for the new NC Cancer Hospital. It’s a beautiful, light-filled, human scale building. The new hospital represents an amazing transformation from the early 20th century TB sanitarium that was the Gravely Building. The setting… Read More

HOPE Garden grows in Chapel Hill

A field of dreams in Chapel Hill (Monday, Sep 14) My husband and I paid a visit to the emerging HOPE Garden on Homestead Road in Chapel Hill. Imagine a field of dreams in which UNC students, partnering with others, are cutting bamboo, assembling raised planting beds, creating trellises for… Read More