Category Archive: Global

US is evidence outlier on breastfeeding

Note: This post includes special comments from Ginger Sall, humanitarian, advocate, member of our School’s Advisory Council and board member for multiple organizations. Stunning US policy shifts Our inboxes are overflowing with digital outrage about the U.S. government’s latest actions on breastfeeding. There is a huge body of high-quality, peer-reviewed,… Read More

Whose family values are guiding the president?

While the President signed an executive order on immigration yesterday, ending his administration’s policy of separating parents and children at the border for detention, the crisis is not over. An estimated 2,342 migrant children, to whom the new order does not apply, are being detained with no clear plan or… Read More

President Trump’s executive order on refugees

Below is an updated version of a message sent Jan. 30 to the Gillings Community in response to President Trump’s executive order. We also held a reflection session for our students, faculty and staff to provide a no-judgment space for reflection, discussion and solidarity. To the Gillings School community –… Read More