Alumni News

Commencement weekend: School of Public Health welcomes new alumni

May 15, 2007 Photograph of students lining up for commencement More commencement photographs   Despite darkening clouds that later delivered the downpour they promised, the lightheartedness of students lined up to enter Memorial Hall on Saturday, May 12, seemed to make the world a brighter place. Joined by their families, friends and faculty from the… Read more »

Commencement 2007 photographs

  May 12, 2007 Additional photographs are linked from the Current Students section of our website.    

Blair, Ennett receive School of Public Health alumni awards

April 23, 2007 The Carolina School of Public Health’s distinguished alumni awards were presented Friday, April 20, during activities surrounding the 2007 Fred T. Foard Jr. Memorial Lecture.Two awards were presented at the lecture. Aaron E. Blair, PhD, MPH ’76, Chief of the Occupational and Environmental Branch at the National Cancer Institute, is the 2007… Read more »

Register now for Foard Lecture on “Water and Human Well-being”

March 15, 2007 Photograph of Dr. John Briscoe John Briscoe, PhD, Country Director for Brazil for the World Bank, is the 2007 Foard Lecturer for the UNC School of Public Health. The Foard Lecture is scheduled for Friday, April 20, 2007 at Loudermilk Hall in the Rizzo Conference Center in Chapel Hill. There will be… Read more »

Gallagher receives Purdue Alumni Achievement Award

January 17, 2007 Dr. Jane Gallagher Dr. Jane Gallagher, principal investigator in the Human Studies Division of the US EPA, has been awarded the 2006 Civil Engineering Alumni Achievement Award from Purdue University. Selections for these awards are made by a senior faculty committee and approved by the entire Civil Engineering faculty. The awards are… Read more »

The challenge continues

December 13, 2006 UNC professor offers to match–dollar for dollar–all donations to the School’s Student Travel Fund Vanessa Rommelmann UNC School of Public Health Alumna Vanessa Rommelmann did not know about a UNC School of Public Health professor’s challenge to alumni when she decided to “give back ” to the School that shaped her career…. Read more »

The Rosenau Society

December 13, 2006 Annual contributions from Rosenau Society members help School renew its tradition of excellence Dr. Hong Li UNC School of Public Health Alumnus Dr. Hong Li recalls two special characteristics of his years in the School’s Department of Health Policy and Administration — the refreshing international flavor of the faculty and students and… Read more »

Glenn selected to lead School’s development efforts

December 13, 2006 Peggy Dean Glenn Peggy Dean Glenn has joined the UNC School of Public Health as associate dean for external affairs, responsible for development and alumni relations. Glenn brings more than 20 years’ development experience to UNC. She has been an associate dean at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth… Read more »

Professor turned CEO gives back to the School

December 13, 2006 New public health challenges inspire Gillings to invest in the School’s Department of Biostatistics Dr. Dennis Gillings Twenty years ago, the practice of public health seemed to be sailing along on a sea of successful interventions that had revolutionized the health of the nation, and to a large extent, the world. Vaccinations,… Read more »

Staveley elected president of Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, North America

December 04, 2006 Jane Staveley Denver, Colorado – ARCADIS (NASDAQ: ARCAF, EURONEXT: ARCAD) is pleased to announce that Jane Staveley was elected as president of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America (SETAC North America or SNA). Staveley, principal environmental scientist and business practice manager with ARCADIS, will serve as president of SNA… Read more »