Featured Event

Attendees at the 2013 event sample local apples.

Attendees at the 2013 event sample local apples.

2014 Fall Social

Thursday, Nov. 13
3-4 p.m.
Armfield Atrium
Students, faculty and staff are invited to the School’s 2014 Fall Social. Catch up with colleagues and friends, take part in an apple tasting and celebrate the 2014 Staff Excellence Award.

Upcoming Events

Polston to speak at ENVR 400 Weekly Lecture Series

Wednesday, Oct. 29
Noon-12:50 p.m.
0001 Michael Hooker Research Center (Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium)

Patsy Polston, doctoral candidate, environmental sciences and engineering, will present “The Adventures of Poo – A Solid Tracking sTOOL.”

The full abstract is available online (PDF). Visit the Seminar page for this and future events.

Contact Howard Weinberg,, if you have any questions.

Gillings to host Spanish conversation group

Wednesday, Oct. 29
Noon-1 p.m.
3005 Michael Hooker Research Center

Spanish speaking students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in an informal conversation group with other Spanish speakers and language learners. All levels are welcome.

Contact Marielle,, if you have any questions.

ECU professor to speak at health informatics seminar

Wednesday, Oct. 29
4-5 p.m.
328 Health Sciences Library

Samuel F. Sears, Jr., professor at East Carolina University, presents “Beyond the Device: Comprehensive Care of the ICD Patient” at the next Duke/UNC Health Informatics Seminar Series.

More information is available at

This event is sponsored by the Carolina Health Informatics Program.

Contact Larisa Rodgers,, if you have any questions.

Finch to speak on lower limb injury prevention

Wednesday, Oct. 29
4-5:30 p.m.
106 Fetzer Hall

Caroline Finch, PhD, head of Centre for Healthy and Safe Sport (CHASS) at Federation University (Ballarat, Victoria), will present “The Processes Behind Developing an Implementable Exercise Training Program for Lower Limb Injury Prevention.”

This event is co-sponsored by the Injury Prevention Research Center (IPRC), UNC’s Human Movement Science Curriculum, the Thurston Arthritis Research Center and the Department of Exercise and Sport Science.

Contact Johna Register-Mihalik,, if you have any questions.

Stephens to speak on statistical methods in genomics

Thursday, Oct. 30
3:30-4:30 p.m.
0001 Michael Hooker Research Center (Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium)

Matthew Stephens, PhD, professor in the Department of Human Genetics and Department of Statistics at The University of Chicago, will present “False Discovery Rates – a new deal.“ More information is available online (PDF).

Kenan-Flagler to host 13th annual Careers in Sustainability Forum

Friday, Oct. 31
8:45 a.m.-4 p.m.
McColl Bldg., UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

The Careers in Sustainability Forum exposes students to the possible opportunities in impact vocations. Through career-oriented panels, guest professionals engage with students in candid conversations about their current roles while providing advice on pursuing a sustainability-related career. Students from UNC, Duke, NC State and other schools around the Triangle area are welcome to attend. Register online at Download the PDF.

Contact Whitnie Low,, 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.

Campus-wide events and announcements: