7 Gillings students receive Community Engagement Fellowships

April 5, 2023
Seven graduate and professional students in the Gillings School have been selected as 2023 Community Engagement Fellows through the Carolina Center for Public Service.

Forever chemicals found in air pollution near Fayetteville manufacturing plant

November 22, 2022
Gillings researchers have identified several types of PFAS -- toxic substances commonly called "forever chemicals" -- in airborne particles near a manufacturing plant in Fayetteville, N.C., which are contributing to harmful pollution and environmental justice concerns in the community.

Kryston receives inaugural environmental justice graduate research award from UNC Institute for the Environment

September 29, 2022
Amy Kryston, a graduate student at the Gillings School, has been named the inaugural recipient of the environmental justice graduate research award from the UNC Institute for the Environment.

Could an app help scientists understand wildfire smoke’s impact on cognition?

August 16, 2022
With help from the brain training app Lumosity, environmental health scientists found that adult attention spans are significantly lower in the hours and days after exposure to fine particulate matter and wildfire smoke. This finding was especially prominent in the western U.S., where wildfires have been increasing.

Gillings faculty complete innovative Round 6, COVID-19 GILs

August 12, 2022
Gillings faculty have recently completed four GILs, including two from Round 6 of GIL funding and two from the special COVID-19 round of funding. The results of their work have furthered our understanding of energy storage, brain health, environmental exposures, viral transmission, pandemic response and more.

Cuppari to advocate for facts as AGU Voices for Science Fellow

July 25, 2022
Rosa Cuppari, MS, has been named a Voices for Sciences Fellow by the AGU — an international, nonprofit scientific association that aims to “promote discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity.”

The Abstract: July 25, 2022

July 25, 2022
Gillings researchers are recognized for work in pharmacoepidemiology, public health leadership and marine environmental sciences, and a recent alumnus receives outstanding dissertation honors.

Public health in practice: NC Partnership for Excellence in Applied Epidemiology

June 10, 2022
The North Carolina Partnership for Excellence in Applied Epidemiology is an applied public health research, educational and practice collaborative to promote best practices that improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and the global community.

17 Gillings School undergraduates inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

April 26, 2022
Carolina’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter, Alpha of North Carolina, was founded in 1904.

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