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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 »

The SPH Office of Student Affairs welcomes Kathy Graham as its new career services manager

August 30, 2006 Kathy Graham CSM Starting August 7, 2006, Ms. Kathy Graham joined the SPH Office of Student Affairs staff as its new career services manager. In this position, Graham provides career development assistance for all SPH undergraduate and graduate students on resume and CV development, interviewing, job-searching, etc. Graham plans to further develop… Read more »

VISA no longer accepted for tuition payments

August 22, 2006   Effective August 28, 2006, the University Cashier will no longer accept VISA as a form of payment. We will continue to accept MasterCard and Diners Club cards online. In addition, we will accept online payments from checking accounts through Student Central. In the past, the University Cashier has accepted VISA and… Read more »

New course to teach beginning Spanish to U.S. health-care professionals

  July 28, 2006 Help is on the way for health-care workers who don’t know one word of Spanish but increasingly find themselves treating Latino patients. In North Carolina, a team of representatives from state government health agencies and higher education has started work on a language course designed especially for them: “!A su salud!… Read more »

Two alumni win prestigious management awards

  July 20, 2006 The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) recently awarded two prestigious awards to alumni of the School.Brian P. Schroeder (BSPH ’00, MHA ’02), business manager of Surgical Services at NorthEast Medical Center in Concord, N.C., and Matthew M. Womble (MHA ’01), chief executive officer of Select Specialty Hospital in Durham, N.C.,… Read more »

Online learning opportunities

March 24, 2006 Core Public Health Concepts certificate offers students flexibility, perspective across five public health disciplines at www.sph.unc.edu/nciph/certificate Fall 2005 Core Public Health Concepts Certificate Program celebration The UNC School of Public Health’s Certificate in Core Public Health Concepts, now in its sixth year, provides an opportunity for students anywhere in the world to… Read more »

Two doctoral students honored for child development research

September 13, 2005 Two UNC doctoral students have received James J. Gallagher Dissertation Awards of $1,500 each for their research on policies that affect children and families.Kimberly Cobb, of the department of maternal and child health in the School of Public Health, studies newborn screening in North Carolina and how information from screenings are relayed… Read more »

2004 North Carolina Public Health Association meeting slated for August 25-27 in New Bern

August 03, 2004 Each year, the North Carolina Public Health Association offers an opportunity for public health practitioners throughout North Carolina to come together for three days of education, peer exchange, peer recognition, camaraderie, and the latest in technology, goods and services.This year’s meeting, titled “Promoting Healthy Lifestyles & Preventing Illness,” will take place August… Read more »

School of Public Health Alumni & Family Night at the Durham Bulls

July 14, 2004 Mark your calendars now! Thursday, August 26th is Carolina’s School of Public Health night at the Durham Bulls. Come see old friends and alumni, eat peanuts and popcorn, and watch as the Durham Bulls take on the Charlotte Knights. Game time begins at 7 p.m.Tickets are $6.50 per person. The School of… Read more »