Posts Dated Archive: December 2014

Race and Fairness in America

Across America, college students (and others, of course) are raising questions about what happened in Ferguson, Mo. and New York City. In these communities, two black men, Michael Brown and Eric Garner, respectively, died at the hands of police. In both cases, grand juries chose not to bring charges against the individuals. The failure to indict police in both cases is at odds with what millions of people had seen on television. Students across the U.S. feel the pain of injustice – including here at UNC-Chapel Hill… Read More

School of Pharmacy gets $100M gift

The Gillings School is next door to the Eshelman School of Pharmacy. They’re our neighbors. Dean Bob Blouin is a colleague and a friend. I’ve learned a lot from him, and I was so thrilled for him when it was announced that 1972 alumnus and successful entrepreneur Fred Eshelman was giving the School $100M to create the Eshelman Institute for Innovation. Read More