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School of Public Health students honored at this year’s Graduate Student Recognition Ceremony

May 02, 2007 Forty-nine students from the School of Public Health were among those honored at the 9th annual Graduate Student Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, April 12, at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center on the UNC campus. The event, sponsored by the Graduate School, was a celebration of the contributions made by graduate students… Read more »

Three School of Public Health students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

  April 13, 2007 Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most honored of all college honorary societies, has inducted three UNC School of Public Health undergraduate students as new members. An additional 125 students from across the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were also inducted. New members from the School of Public… Read more »

Rye Barcott to be School of Public Health May commencement speaker

March 20, 2007 Photograph of Rye Barcott Rye Barcott, founder and president of Carolina for Kibera, will speak at the commencement ceremony for the University of North Carolina School of Public Health, the School announced today. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 12, at 2 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Barcott, 27, currently is… Read more »

Training tomorrow’s leaders

  December 13, 2006 In myriad ways, the UNC School of Public Health is training the next generation of public health leaders who will help explain, intervene and eliminate health disparities. The School’s faculty are training students in key subjects including basic science, biomedical ethics, crisis management, research methodology and substantive public health topic areas…. Read more »

Action-oriented community diagnosis

December 13, 2006 Getting involved and knowing the communities they study helps students learn to diagnose problems, plan solutions Action Oriented Community Diagnosis team Students pursuing a masters degree through the Health Behavior and Health Education department at Carolina’s School of Public Health all enroll in “Action-Oriented Community Diagnosis,” a course which requires students to… Read more »

The evolution of the School’s annual Minority Health Conference

  December 13, 2006 “A large part of public health is bringing your knowledge to the public, so having the experience of planning something major like this is great,” says LaToya White, one of the co-chairs of the 2007 Minority Health Conference, to be held February 23 at the UNC William and Ida Friday Center… Read more »

Cultivating diversity

  December 13, 2006 Carolina’s School of Public Health appoints special assistant to the Dean for diversity as continues tradition of cultivating diversity Dr. Jessie Satia Dr. Jessie Satia was born in the state of Washington but grew up in Cameroon. “I am quite literally an ‘African-American,’ having lived in both places,” she says. Now,… Read more »

Three students awarded prizes for research posters

October 03, 2006 Photograph of poster session winner Three graduate students have been recognized for outstanding research during the School’s first Research Poster Display and Contest. William B. Allshouse, Joseph N. LoBuglio and Jon R. Sobus each received a certificate and $25 prize for their efforts. Their posters and others were displayed in the atrium… Read more »

Research Poster Display and Contest: Environmental Sciences and Engineering photographs

September 25, 2006 Photograph of poster session Photograph of poster session Photograph of poster session Photograph of poster session Photograph of poster session Photograph of poster session Photograph of poster session Photograph of poster session Photograph of poster session winner Photograph of poster session winner Photograph of Laurie Ringaert Photograph of poster session winner Photograph… Read more »

Student information day

On September 6, 2006, the SPH Office of Student Affairs will host its first ever Student Information Day. This event connects student with organizations in which they can make a difference in the School and the community and celebrates student leadership and involvement. “Volunteering in student organizations is one way our students further develop skills… Read more »