Posts Dated Archive: August 2013

Advice for people who want to be successful

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and BSPH Student Courtney Sanford Spring and fall are good times of the year for academic advice—beginnings and endings. On the same day last week, I read Bloomberg Shares a Few Secrets  to Success in the New York Times and Courtney Sanford’s advice about internships, reprinted on our… Read More

Carolina, the movie set

Welcome back!!!!!!!! As I was driving onto campus this afternoon, I suddenly had the feeling of being on a movie set. Last weekend, Franklin Street had the air of a ghost town. But yesterday afternoon, as I drove down Franklin Street, it was as if a town had sprung up… Read More

Buzz about NC

People are talking Everywhere I go, people ask me what’s happening in North Carolina. People outside the state – at least a lot of the people with whom I talk – are startled that this state  –  always progressive in public health, a national leader – seems to be looking… Read More