In February, students had the opportunity to meet over 100 different employers at the 2014 Public Health and Informatics Job & Internship Expo.
Several times during the year, the UNC-SPH Student Government hosts a Hunger Lunch, where $4 covers all-you-can-eat rice, beans and cornbread. Proceeds help UNC's Nourish International, a student movement to eradicate global poverty.
The annual Gillings Games is an Olympic-style field day with a series of relay and team events. The 2013 event started with a massive paper-rock-scissors match.

The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and its departments sponsor lectures, seminars and many other events for our faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends.

To post an announcement or submit an event, visit the Announcements form page.

Campus-wide events and announcements:

Upcoming Events

Featured Events

Upcoming Events

NC TraCS Institute Course: Introduction to Study Design and Strategies for Data Analysis

July 28 – Aug. 1
8 a.m. – noon
G202 Medical Biomolecular Research Building (MBRB)

The NC TraCS Institute announces a one-week course intended as an introduction to statistical terms, methodologies and analysis strategies most commonly used in clinical/translational research.

More information is available online. Contact Carly Lamb,, if you have any questions.

2014–2015 Orientation

UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health welcomes students for schoolwide orientation events beginning on:

  • Friday, Aug. 15 (limited departmental sessions)
  • Sunday, Aug. 17 (limited departmental sessions)
  • Monday, Aug. 18 (schoolwide, all-day events)

Orientation will help students learn more about the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and is guaranteed to be a great introduction to the 2014–2015 academic year. Orientation provides the perfect opportunity for new and returning students to learn about the expectations and visions for the upcoming year. Visit the student events page for updates.

Graduate Program Open House

Friday, October 10
133 Rosenau Hall
9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The schoolwide offices and departments invite prospective students to visit campus, learn more about our graduate degree programs and connect with current faculty, students and staff.

More information is available online.

Featured Events

American Mock World Health Organization

Oct. 3 – 5
133 Rosenau Hall

The American Mock World Health Organization (AMWHO) is America’s first model WHO Conference set at UNC. This year’s theme, “Health in times of conflict,” deals with the responsibilities member countries have to protect the health of their citizens in times of warfare.

Undergraduate and graduate participants from across the nation will have the opportunity to represent either a WHO ambassador of a member nation, non-governmental actor or media representative, and will work to create a working resolution within their regional block to be sent to the World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

More information is available online.

2014 Water and Health Conference

October 13 – 17
The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

The 2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, organized by The Water Institute at UNC, considers drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both the developing and developed worlds with a strong public health emphasis.

More information is available online.