Events and Announcements

he 2013 Student Activities and Volunteer Fair allowed new and returning students to learn how to become involved in student organizations and activities.

The 2013 Student Activities and Volunteer Fair allowed new and returning students to learn how to become involved in student organizations and activities.

What’s Going On?

UNC Gillings and its departments sponsor many public lectures, seminars and many other events for our faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends. Please join us!

Public health events and announcements:

UNC events and announcements:

Student Events and Announcements

Career Events and Announcements

For more on this week’s career events, please visit the UNC Career Services website.


UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health welcomes students for school-wide orientation events beginning on:

Friday, August 15, 2014 (Limited Departmental Sessions)

Sunday, August 17, 2014 (Limited Departmental Sessions)

Monday, August 18, 2014 (School-Wide All Day Events)

Orientation will help you get to know more about the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and is guaranteed to be a great introduction to the 2014-2015 school year. Orientation provides the perfect opportunity for new and returning students to learn about the expectations and visions for the upcoming year. Check back for updates on the detailed departmental schedules in August!

Graduate Student Positions available for 2014/2015

The Learning Center has open positions for graduate students for the 2014/2015 year. The Learning Center seeks an enthusiastic, student-centered graduate student to join our staff as a Graduate Student Learning Coach. Graduate students in all UNC-Chapel Hill schools and departments may apply. Detailed information is found at this link.

2015 Summer Public Health Symposium for High School Students

Deadline April 30, 2015 Open to high school students, the Symposium is designed to expose rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors to the field of public health while also enabling students to explore individual leadership styles. Students will gain an understanding of what it means to be a leader in public health by participating in specialized developmental exercises. Students will also explore public health research initiatives focused on Eliminating Health Disparities, Accelerating Global Water Solutions, Overcoming Obesity, and Conquering Cancer. Aside from getting to and from The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, this program is completely free for participants. Participants will be provided campus housing and all meals during the Symposium. The application process is electronic and can be accessed by clicking here . Applications must be received by 5:00pm on Wednesday, April 30, 2015. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Trinnette Cooper at (919) 966-5294 or

Spring 2015 Commencement

Saturday, May 9, 2015
1 p.m. (Tentative)
Carmichael Auditorium (Tentative)

The School will honor December 2014, as well as May and August 2015 graduates, at its 2015 commencement ceremony.

The RSVP for Commencement is now closed. Students, faculty, and families are still welcome to attend on Saturday. For questions, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at (919) 966-2499 or before for more information, visit our Graduation Information page.