Posts Dated Archive: January 2011

Trying to get it right

Share Tough budgets; hard times Chancellor Thorp’s excellent messages about the state of the North Carolina budget, and by extension, the University’s budget situation, tell us that the rocky ride is not over. President Ross and Chancellor Thorp have directed deans and vice-chancellors to plan for permanent budget cuts from the awful… Read More

Violence, fraud (maybe), what a world!

Sad and angry about Giffords’ shooting Like most readers, I was shocked and saddened by the senseless shooting of Gabrielle Giffords. Aside from how badly I feel for her and her family, I am angered once again about how easy it is to buy guns in this country. As a… Read More

A year in the life…of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Share 1/1/11: Now that’s an interesting number! New year, new hopes and new opportunities! In spite of a very difficult economy, our faculty members had continued success competing for grants and contracts. Between 1/1/2010 and 12/21/2010, they were awarded $161,294,655 in grants and contracts, up from $139,232,526 for the same… Read More