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Seminar explores public health issues and Internet surveillance

March 01, 2004 “Reaching the Disconnected Internet” is the topic of a Tuesday (March 2) lecture to be given by Paul Burden, vice president of Cyveillance, an Arlington, Va.-based company specializing in helping organizations monitor the Internet for identity theft, fraud, security risks, non-compliant product distribution and trademark infringement.The lecture is sponsored by the UNC... Read more »

Public Health's Okun to be honored Saturday

February 26, 2004 Dr. Daniel A. Okun, Kenan professor of environmental engineering emeritus in the UNC School of Public Health’s department of environmental sciences and engineering, will be honored Saturday (Feb. 28) by WaterPartners International.WaterPartners International will host its 12th annual Water for Life fund-raiser Saturday at UNC’s Morehead Building.The event will honor the contributions... Read more »

Public Health's Francisco receives new award named in his honor

February 26, 2004 Dr. Donald E. Francisco, clinical professor in the UNC School of Public Health’s department of environmental sciences and engineering, recently received an award named in his honor by the American Water Works Association’s N.C. section and the N.C. Water Environment Association.Francisco received the Donald E. Francisco Educator of the Year Award, which... Read more »

26th Minority Health Conference cancelled by snowstorm

February 26, 2004 The 26th Annual Minority Health Conference, “Health and the Built Environment: The Effects of Where We Live, Work and Play,” has this afternoon (Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004) been cancelled due to the threatening snowstorm now blanketing North Carolina.The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education has no open dates this spring... Read more »

UNC professor honored for distinguished service to water supply field

February 26, 2004 Dr. Francis A. DiGiano, a professor in the UNC School of Public Health’s department of environmental sciences and engineering, recently received the George Warren Fuller Award, presented by the American Water Works Association’s N.C. section.The award, established in 1937 and the most prestigious presented by the N.C. section, is given each year... Read more »

New global health certificate prepares students

February 26, 2004 The UNC School of Public Health’s Office of Global Health has developed a new certificate program to prepare graduate students for international public health challenges.This semester, 17 courses in the school qualify for the requirements of the Global Health Certificate Program. The new certificate program is open to students enrolled in a... Read more »