Global News and Events

Check out what's happening at the School, around campus, and in the Triangle! Photo by Wencong Chen (The Water Institute at UNC)

Check out what’s happening at the School, around campus, and in the Triangle! Photo by Wencong Chen (The Water Institute at UNC)

Global Newsletter  |  Events  |  Student Blogs  |  Videos

Keep up to date with the latest global health events, news, and student blogs at the Gillings School, North Carolina, and around the world.

Global Newsletter

This Week in Global Health is a weekly newsletter received by e-mail published by the Gillings Global Gateway™.  It is a listing of international jobs, funding and internship opportunities, global health and international-themed events on campus, locally, and globally. Please note — as a member of the This Week in Global Healthlistserv you will receive only one email a week. This is intended to minimize email traffic on our global health listserv.

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Global Events 

School Events

Conferences

School Events

  • “NonTB Mycobacteria”, Presented by Jason Stout, Duke. Friday, October 24, 8:30-9:30AM, 1131 Bioinformatics (1st floor auditorium), UNC-Chapel Hill
  • “Global Day of Action”, Led by Partners in Health: Engage at UNC. Saturday, October 25, 4:00-6:00PM, Dey 307. Email Andrew McGee for inquiries.
  • “Carolina for Kibera Fellowship Information Session”, Tuesday, October 28, 5:00PM, 1009 FedEx Global Education Center, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • “FHI 360 Information Session: UNC-FHI 360 Fellowship, The Science of Improving Lives”, Tuesday, November 11, 5:00-6:00PM, Michael Hooker Research Center 2005.
  • “FHI 360 Information Session: UNC-FHI 360 Fellowship, The Science of Improving Lives”, Wednesday, November 12, 12:00-1:00PM, Rosenau 101.

List of full school events found here.
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Student Blogs*

*Views expressed in the blogs are of the student and not of the Gillings Global Gateway™/UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
 

Videos

September 2014

The Gillings School hosted the Ebola and Emerging Infectious Diseases Presentation and Panel Discussion sponsored by the UNC Institute of Global Health & Infectious Diseases.  Video of the event can be seen below.

Ebola video

J. Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President & Director, Global Health Policy Center for the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), spoke to students in the course, Interdisciplinary Perspective in Global Health, taught by Peggy Bentley and Mamie Sackey Harris.  Students submitted questions to Dr. Morrison and his responses are below.

Steve Morrison CSIS-UNC from CSIS on Vimeo.

July 2014

A couple Gillings students talk about working with UNC’s Center for Galapagos Studies in the Galapagos Islands.  Gillings Associate Professor Jill Stewart is the center’s deputy director and Gillings Associate Dean for Global Health Peggy Bentley is the chair of the advisory board.