Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Events for March 1, 2017

Day Navigation

All Day

Public Health Observance: Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March 1, 2017
|Recurring Event (See all)

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and a leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people age 50 and older. If everyone age 50 and older were screened regularly, 6 out of 10 deaths... Read more »

Find out more »
8:30 am

Workshop: Design Thinking and Pitch Coaching for Smart Communities

March 1, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
The Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center, 150 Stadium Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
$20 - $50

Interested in innovation, food, water and/or energy? Join the CUBE Social Innovation Initiative for a workshop focused on design thinking and pitch coaching for smart solutions. This pre-summit workshop is for students, corporate and government employees, and interested citizens. We’ll build interdisciplinary teams, dig into design thinking with Liz Tracy, director of HQ Raleigh, and... Read more »

Find out more »
10:15 am

Visiting Professor Seminar: “Evidence-Based Health Policy: An Unfortunately Elusive Goal”

March 1, 2017 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall (Michel A. Ibrahim Seminar Room), McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Aaron Carroll, MD, MS, will present "Evidence-Based Health Policy: An Unfortunately Elusive Goal." Per researcher, professor, dean, author and pediatrician Carroll, medicine has been pushing more and more toward a scientific approach to its practice, focusing on evidence. But this push conflicts with the way medicine has been practiced for generations. Some doctors believe evidence-based... Read more »

Find out more »
12:20 pm

ENVR 400: In-house Seminar Series

March 1, 2017 @ 12:20 pm - 1:10 pm
2301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall, McGavran-Greenberg Hall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Elizabeth Christenson, doctoral student, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, will present "All that Glimmers is Not Gold: Understanding How Land Use Characteristics Affect the Prevalence of Antibiotic Resistant E. Coli in Watersheds with and without Swine CAFOs." More information is available online. Contact Howard Weinberg, howard_weinberg@unc.edu, if you have any questions. This seminar is... Read more »

Find out more »
1:30 pm

Yoga Wednesday

March 1, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 26, 2017

2302 McGavran-Greenberg Hall, McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Throughout the semester, the Culture of Health team will offer a weekly yoga class. Come as you are — yoga mats are provided — and enjoy stress-free time with colleagues at the Gillings School. Please contact Penny Slade-Sawyer, mps3@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.

Find out more »
+ Export Events