Posts Dated Archive: May 2015

Memorial Day 2015

On my way to the School Monday, I listened to NPR’s Diane Rehm interview Yochi Dreazen, managing editor for news at Foreign Policy and author of the book The Invisible Front. They talked about mental health issues of people on active duty in the armed services and those who have… Read More

Jesse Milan on leadership

Milan’s article in Baltimore Sun Jesse Milan Jr. is an expert on leadership, a leader in the AIDS community and celebrated for his work to control AIDS. He’s a member of our School’s Advisory Council and a thoughtful adviser on race, health disparities and related issues. Following the death of… Read More

UNC-Chapel Hill smiles at the rain

Joyful commencement in spite of the weather If umbrellas could speak! Thousands of umbrellas were opened, then closed, and then opened again during UNC’s commencement on Sunday, as about 6,000 Carolina students graduated in Kenan Memorial Stadium. At the end of the ceremony, after a heartwarming rendition of Carolina In… Read More

Commencement 2015: so much joy!

Gillings commences I loved our commencement and hope our graduates and their families and friends did also. As I looked over the sea of intently-focused faces, and out to the people who had come to celebrate the graduates, I was struck by how much joy, pride, love and happiness there… Read More