Upcoming Events

Personal and professional values clarification workshop

Tuesday, Jan. 20
5-6:15 p.m.
2301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall

Discovering and clarifying your values can help provide a focus for academic, career, and life decisions. This is an interactive workshop designed to help you identify and clarify the core values and principles that often underlie your choices. In addition, you will gain insight into the following questions: What kind of working conditions will be rewarding for me? What level of responsibility can I handle? What salary level is important for me to attain? How do values relate to my goals and future choices?

Lunch and Learn with Rohit Ramaswamy

Wednesday, Jan. 21
Noon-1 p.m.
123 Rosenau Hall

Rohit Ramaswamy, PhD, MPH, will speak on “Applied Implementation: The Practice Side of Implementation Science.” Dr. Ramaswamy has a background in process improvement development, including the use of technology for workforce capacity building and monitoring and evaluation. He has worked on the introduction of evidence-based interventions for smoking cessation in North Carolina, mental health interventions in India, and is currently involved with maternal and child health projects in Ghana and Kenya.

Contact Caitlin Fross,, if you have any questions.

ENVR 400: In-house seminar series

Wednesday, Jan. 21
12:20 p.m.-1:10 p.m.
0001 Michael Hooker Research Center (Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium)

Yuqiang Zhang, doctoral student in environmental sciences and engineering, will present “Does Addressing Climate Change Also Reduce Air Pollution?”

This and subsequent seminars are designed for doctoral students to gain exposure sharing research interests with the general public. They are open and suitable for all audiences.

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Contact Howard Weinberg,, if you have any questions.

Distinguished alumna to present at ESE seminar

Friday, Jan. 23
1:25-2:25 p.m.
0001 Michael Hooker Research Center (Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium)

M. Katherine Banks, PhD, 2015 environmental sciences and engineering distinguished alumna, vice chancellor for engineering for The Texas A&M University System and dean of the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, will present “Bacterial Biofilm Characteristics in Environmental Engineering Applications.”

Contact Ashley McKinney,, if you have any questions.


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Upcoming featured events

Upcoming featured events

36th annual Minority Health Conference
Feb. 27, 2015
The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Save the date. The 2015 theme will be “Reaching for the American Dream: Economic Mobility and Minority Health.”

Upcoming featured events

Nexus 2015
March 15-17, 2015
The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

UNC’s Water Institute will host the Nexus 2015: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference. Nexus 2015 will bring together scientists and practitioners working in government, civil society and business, and other stakeholders to focus on how and why the nexus approach can be used on local and international levels.

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