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 2014 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:

Upcoming Events

SPH Blood Drive

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Michael Hooker Research Center Atrium

12pm – 4:40pm

Sign up to donate blood to the American Red Cross. All donors will receive a coupon by email for a free Varisty Haircut at participating Sport Clip locations.

To schedule your donation online, click here to visit the Red Cross page. Go to the box in the upper right hand corner and type in the sponsor code ‘UNC’. Scroll down to the ‘University of NC School of Public Health’ drive on Sept 10 and schedule the appointment.

Graduate Program Open House

Friday, October 10, 2014

133 Rosenau Hall

9:30 am – 3:00 pm

The school-wide offices and departments invite prospective students to visit campus, learn more about our graduate degree programs and connect with current faculty, students and staff. We look forward to seeing you at our Open House in October!

Registration is Required, To register for Graduate Open House, Click Here .

Graduate Student Positions

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.

SHAC Classroom to Community

A semester long hands-on health education professional development and teaching experience, is still accepting applications for Fall 2014. See attached application and/or email if you have questions. or C2C 2014 Fall Application UNC.

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

2014-2015 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.