Impact Awards: 7 Gillings School students honored for transformative research contributions

April 18, 2024
Gillings students are seven of the 12 recipients of The Graduate School’s 2024 Impact Awards, recognizing graduate students in programs across disciplines for their powerful discoveries that contribute to a better future for the people of North Carolina.

UNC Gillings ranked No. 1 public school of public health in US

April 9, 2024
The Gillings School of Global Public Health has once again been ranked by peer leaders as the top public school of public health in the United States — and number two overall — by U.S. News and World Report.

27 Gillings School undergraduates inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

April 5, 2024
Past and present Phi Beta Kappa members from across the country have included 17 American presidents, 42 U.S. Supreme Court Justices, more than 150 Nobel Laureates and numerous artistic, intellectual and political leaders.

Research finds temperature disproportionately affects U.S. energy burdens

April 4, 2024
Energy burdens measure the percentage of household income spent on various energy bills, with high energy burdens potentially leading households to make trade-offs among their living needs.

Rager receives $3 million Outstanding New Investigator Award from National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

April 3, 2024
Dr. Julia Rager has been honored with the Outstanding New Investigator award for her research on the health risks associated with wildland-urban interface exposure to wildfire smoke.

Honoring Dr. James Swenberg, Kenan Distinguished Professor of environmental sciences and engineering

March 4, 2024
James Swenberg, DVM, DACVP, PhD, Kenan Distinguished Professor at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, died October 5, 2023. There will be a Scientific Symposium to honor him and his work on March 22 from 3–5 p.m. in 133 Rosenau Hall at the Gillings School.

The Abstract: February 5, 2024

February 5, 2024
New faculty honors and achievements for Woods, Zhu and Stuebe, plus new research funding and publications for doctoral students in health policy and management and biostatistics.

Gillings School to partner in environmental engineering and materials engineering tracks in new undergraduate degree in applied sciences

January 22, 2024
The UNC Gillings School's Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Applied Sciences are partnering to offer a new degree.

New study shows energy storage’s impact on emissions and economics in the United States

January 19, 2024
A new study published in Applied Energy sheds light on the relationship between energy storage deployment, emissions reduction and financial motivations.

8 public health faculty win Gillings School’s inaugural Research Excellence Award

January 10, 2024
The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health announces the recipients of the first Gillings Research Excellence Awards, recognizing eight faculty members to support their research and professional development.

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