Posts Dated Archive: May 2019

World War II and Climate Change Reporting

Bill Moyers argues the similarities In a compelling, cautionary address, reported last week in The Guardian, the distinguished writer and commentator, Bill Moyers, 84, drew a parallel between journalists’ roles in covering the approach of World War II and climate change today. To a gathering of journalists, Moyers said: “In… Read More

Finding one’s purpose

UNC commencement speaker Jonathan Reckford addressed our deepest selves Jonathan Reckford, MBA, CEO of Habitat for Humanity, was UNC-Chapel Hill’s commencement speaker Sunday, May 12. A 1984 UNC alumnus, he shared his personal journey to where he is today. Like so many other accomplished people, he has had his share… Read More

Yes, you can change the world!

Yes, you can, and those words are not out-of-date! At the Gillings School’s 79th commencement, Richard Besser, MD, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, former acting director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and award-winning former chief health and medical editor for ABC News,… Read More

Standing and grieving with UNC-Charlotte

We are horrified by, and grieving over, the senseless mass shooting Tuesday evening at our sister university, UNC-Charlotte. Our sympathies are with the families and friends of the beloved students who lost their lives,… Read More