Posts Dated Archive: February 2012

Our students are the best!

Student-led Minority Health Conference a huge success–again! Since 1977, students at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health have coordinated the Minority Health Conference each February. February 24th was number 33. This year was the best— more than 700 people were present in Chapel Hill, and about the same number watched the keynote address… Read More

Wearing many hats

At last week’s Student Global Health Committee’s 5th Annual Charity Gala, faculty members talked compellingly about their global health commitment and experiences. Maternal and Child Health associate professor Trude Bennett, PhD movingly described her commitment to Vietnam, which goes back more than 40 years, to the war and its aftermath…. Read More

Happy Celebrate Teaching month!

Innovation and Learning Awards On February 7, 2012, I joined students, faculty and staff gathered in Armfield Atrium to recognize faculty members selected in each department by students to receive Teaching Innovation Awards. A warm thank you to both our recipients for their dedication to education and students for their nominations!… Read More

Courage Talks

Mollie Williams has courage and guts!  Statements From Mollie Williams              No matter what a person’s stand on abortion, one should respect Mollie Williams, who worked for Komen for the Cure. Worked is the operative word. Mollie quit in the face of Komen’s decision to… Read More