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UNC School of Public Health graduate students recognized with Impact Awards

April 27, 2005 Chandra Ford CHAPEL HILL — Seven doctoral students in UNC’s School of Public Health received Impact Awards at an April 7 recognition ceremony sponsored by the Graduate Education Advancement Board and the UNC Graduate School. The award recognizes graduate students whose research makes a difference to the state of North Carolina. The... Read more »

Partnerships for fields of public health

April 27, 2005 CHAPEL HILL – New opportunities for partnerships between the fields of public health and information and library sciences will be the topic of a lecture Wednesday (May 4) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.Dr. Barbara K. Rimer, Alumni Distinguished Professor in the UNC School of Public Health, will give... Read more »

Dr. Robert G. Wetzel, scholar of aquatic ecosystems, dies at age 68

April 26, 2005 CHAPEL HILL — Dr. Robert G. Wetzel, who received international accolades for his research in furthering the world’s understanding of fresh water ecosystems, died at his home on April 18 after a five-month battle with lung cancer. He was 68.A memorial service will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday... Read more »

Eight UNC students win fellowships for health care service projects

April 21, 2005 CHAPEL HILL Eight students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have won North Carolina Schweitzer Fellowships for self-designed service projects to improve public health in North Carolina.Four students each from the dental and medical schools won 2005-2006 fellowships, bringing UNC eight awards among 22 statewide. Six of the students... Read more »

Highway Safety Research Center receives

April 19, 2005 The UNC Highway Safety Research Center has received special recognition for its work on “Guidelines for Cost Benefit Analysis of Investments in Bicycle Facilities,” a research project offering government officials guidelines in this area.The Research Partnership Special Recognition Award, presented by the University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies, recognizes research projects... Read more »