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The sun sets on Rosenau Hall.

The sun sets on Rosenau Hall.

Public Health Thank You Day

Monday, Nov. 24

On the Monday before Thanksgiving, Research!America and leading public health organizations take time to recognize public health professionals who work tirelessly every day to keep drinking water safe, air clean and children healthyMore information and ways to get active are available on the Research!America website.

Upcoming Events

Gillings schoolwide food drive ends this week

Throughout November, donation collection boxes will be located at the entrances of Rosenau and Hooker Hall and the back entrance of McGavran-Greenberg Hall. Donation suggestions include healthy, non-perishables like tuna, granola bars, canned fruits and veggies, peanut butter and jelly.

Donations will benefit TABLE, an organization providing healthy emergency food aid to hungry Chapel Hill and Carrboro children.

Contact Patsy Polston,, if you have any questions.

Public health observance: World AIDS Day

Monday, Dec. 1
10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
The Pit

World AIDS Day is a global initiative to raise awareness, fight prejudice, and improve education about HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

Partners in Health Engage, Healthy Heels, Campus Health, LGBTQ Center and Carolina Pre-Medical Association (CPMA) will sponsor a Worlds AIDS Day booth. Students, faculty and staff are invited to learn about HIV/AIDS by participating in a Wheel of Knowledge game and advocate for AIDS by making a quilt square.

Free HIV/AIDS screening

Tuesday, Dec. 2
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Great Hall, Carolina Union

Konrad to speak on rise of occupations in health care

Tuesday, Dec. 2
10-11:30 a.m.
Ronsenfeld Conference Room, Sheps Center, 725 MLK Blvd, Chapel Hill NC

Thomas (Bob) Konrad, Professor Emeritus, Department of Health Policy and Management, will present “WMD and the Genesis of Health Occupations (Weber, Marx, Durkheim).” Dr. Konrad’s talk will explore how fundamental questions about health related occupations might yield 21st century answers. More information is available online.

Contact Julie Spero,, 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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