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Five Questions with Joy Cox

For Joy Cox, ‘Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge’ is just one more adventure.   Name: Joy Cox Position: Social/clinical research assistant with the Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) Years at Gillings: Six (I graduated from UNC in 2009 with a degree in romance languages, and was already taking some nutrition classes at that point.)   What… Read more »

Five Questions with Lisa Warren

For Lisa Warren, public health represents hope for the future.   Name: Lisa Warren Position: Administrative support specialist, Dean’s Office Years at Gillings: 1.5   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): Within the Dean’s Office, I’m a member of the administrative support team. When we pick up the phone in our… Read more »

Fellowships & Internships

What is a Fellowship? A fellowship can be awarded by an institution or organization for many reasons. They can be focused around research, teaching or training. Fellowships generally are designed to advance the applicant’s knowledge in a certain area or specialization. Fellowships can be obtained as many as five years after graduation from a master’s… Read more »

Five Questions with Britt Clampitt

For Britt Clampitt, North Carolina means public health and green spaces.   Name: Britt Clampitt Position: Public communications specialist, Department of Biostatistic Years at Gillings: Almost one (I started in August of 2015.)   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): I help the biostatistics department advance its goals through communication. My… Read more »

NC DEQ updates UNC community on coal ash response

Tom Reeder, who is charged with leading the NC Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) coal ash management efforts, provided an overview of the state’s enforcement and cleanup actions since the Dan River spill to an audience of about 70 UNC faculty, students and staff, as well as members of the public on April 6. The seminar, and a… Read more »

Jason Surratt Wins Hettleman Prize

Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering faculty member Jason Surratt, PhD, associate professor of environmental sciences and engineering, has been awarded the University of North Carolina’s Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty. Surratt is one of four UNC faculty members selected for the 2015 honor, and one of… Read more »

Five Questions with Angelica Figueroa

Angelica Figueroa brings her love of theme parks to the Gillings School.   Name: Angelica Figueroa Position: Executive assistant, Dean’s Office Years at Gillings: Five   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): I support the dean and manage the front office. We interact with so many people – we’re basically the welcoming… Read more »

Five Questions with Da’Esha McPhaul

Da’Esha McPhaul’s academic success inspired her parents to return to school.   Name: Da’Esha McPhaul Position: Student services manager, Department of Health Behavior Years at Gillings: That’s complicated! I was a work-study student in the department from 2010 to 2012. I returned to Gillings as a full-time assistant in January 2014, and became a manager in… Read more »

Five Questions with Jon Mozes

Jon Mozes is loving the (creative) nightmare.   Name: Jon Mozes Position: Business services coordinator, Department of Nutrition Years at Gillings: Nine   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): I have what’s basically a “His Girl Friday” role in the Department of Nutrition. My duties run from hands-on facilities work, like… Read more »

Five Questions with Bryan Andregg

Bryan Andregg brings a chef’s efficiency to the world of IT.   Name: Bryan Andregg Position: Security and systems manager for Instructional and Information Systems Years at Gillings: Three   What I do at Gillings (and why I love it): I manage a team that provides the infrastructure and support for information technology (IT) at… Read more »