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Gillings School joins others refusing funding from foundation

February 7, 2018 Dean Barbara K. Rimer has added the name of the Gillings School to those of 18 other schools of public health in a statement refusing funding from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. The foundation reportedly will receive $1 billion in funding from Philip Morris International.

Bilsborrow on UNC team awarded NASA grant to study island ecosystems

December 6, 2017 Biostatistician Dr. Richard Bilsborrow is among researchers who have been awarded a NASA grant to examine the effects of social and ecological factors, particularly human migration and tourism on the environment and on the sustainability of island ecosystems. Photo by 'Aaron' on Creative Commons.