Open session: Gillings efforts to become a STEM-designated program

133 Rosenau Hall (Joan Heckler Gillings Auditorium) Rosenau Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Please join Gillings Academic Affairs and Gillings Global Health to hear about the changing landscape and process of moving from a non-STEM designated program to a STEM-designated program, along with an update on the school's steps thus far. All Gillings students are welcomed to share their concerns and questions regarding this process during the session.

Engage

Armfield Atrium, Michael Hooker Research Center Michael Hooker Research Center, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Engage offers networking opportunities for alumni and students alike. Held the day before the Minority Health Conference, the event was originally launched as “Re-Engage” to strengthen connections between the Gillings School and its alumni community.

45th Annual Minority Health Conference

William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Dr, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The Minority Health Conference, the largest and longest-running student-led health conference in the country, aims to raise awareness around minority health and mobilize students, academics, and community members to take action for change. The conference was founded and is led by students at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, UNC-Chapel Hill. We are excited... Read more »

Dataverse API

This is a full-day, intensive online interactive course focused on using the Dataverse Application Programming Interface (API) to interact with data archived in a Dataverse-based repository. The session will be broken into to two segments: 1) we will cover the basics of what an API is, how it works and what it is used for,... Read more »

FlowForward: Campus Walk Surveying Bathrooms!

Wilson Library 200 South Rd, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

UNC APPLES invite you to join FlowForward on a campus walk as we embark on a mission to make a positive change within our community. In an effort to promote inclusivity and accessibility, UNC APPLES is conducting a survey of campus bathrooms to assess the availability of menstrual products. Contact Cynthia Tran with questions.

Community-Academic Partnership for Farmworkers Health

Come join NC FIELD & UNC’s Environmental Justice Action Research Clinic (EJ Clinic) for an interactive session focused on farmworkers’ health. In this session, you will learn more about the social determinants of farmworkers' health, their health needs and challenges, and the work that is been done to address them. There will have games, storytelling... Read more »

Mary Rose Tully Training Initiative Information Session

Interested in the MRT-TI Program? Come join us to hear from the program director, Catherine Sullivan, and current students enrolled in MRT-TI to learn more about the program and the application process. Contact Catherine Sullivan with questions

RTI-UNC Gillings PHield Trip 2024

RTI International 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC, United States

The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and RTI International invites students, faculty and staff to join the annual PHield Trip! Please note: A bus will depart Gillings at 8:30am and return by 2:00pm. This program, held on the RTI campus in the Research Triangle Park, includes:• Fireside chat on Maternal and Child Health... Read more »

Census Data for Urban Studies

This one-day workshop will provide a hands-on, guided introduction to working with US Census data using tidycensus in R. The course will focus on using geographically-referenced demographic and socioeconomic data from the decennial census and American Community Survey. Participants will learn how to acquire data, perform basic data preprocessing tasks, create basic visualizations, and perform... Read more »

Co-Creating Community Centered Solutions that Support Maternal and Infant Health: Testing New Ideas Early and Often

050 Innovate Carolina Junction 109 Church St, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Human-centered design is an essential tool that ensures that community partners play a key role in generating and testing the innovative ideas that lead to desirable, feasible and viable solutions to their most pressing problems. During this hands-on workshop participants will learn the basics of the IDEO design thinking model and how it has been... Read more »

Sustained Re-engagement in HIV Care: Challenges and Opportunities for Intervention

2005 Michael Hooker Research Center (William L. Roper Conference Room) Michael Hooker Research Center, Chapel Hill, United States

Dr. Phillips broad research area is understanding and supporting the HIV continuum of care. Her research to date has investigated the impact of mobility and care transitions on adherence and retention in HIV care among pregnant and postpartum women in Cape Town. She has been investigating the use of routine electronic medical records in the... Read more »

Wellbeing Wednesday: Dimensions of Intellectual Wellness Journaling in the Atrium

Armfield Atrium, Michael Hooker Research Center Michael Hooker Research Center, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

This series will cover the 7 Dimensions of Wellness: emotional, physical, occupational, social, intellectual, environmental and financial. This session is the intellectual session. Reflect on setting and improving your boundaries, plus other mindful activities and journaling prompts. Everyone is welcome. Registration is required for breakout activity rooms. Snacks will be provided. Contact Tiffany Edouard with... Read more »

Community Organizing for Environmental Justice: Toxic Waste Cleanup and Corporate Accountability in West Badin, NC

Hitchcock Room, Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History 150 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Come learn about the Alcoa aluminum company’s discriminatory labor and waste management practices in this interactive panel discussion highlighting the Concerned Citizens of West Badin’s advocacy and organizing efforts against environmental racism. Refreshments will be provided. Co-hosted by: UNC Environmental Justice Action Research Clinic, NCEJN, CCWBC, UNC Rural & UNC Engagement Week. Contact Lindsay Savelli... Read more »

Community Organizing for Environmental Justice: Toxic Waste

Hitchcock Room, Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History 150 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Alcoa aluminum company's labor and waste management practices in Badin, NC discriminated against and targeted Black union workers and residents, causing environmental, health, and economic harm. Join the Concerned Citizens of West Badin, NC Environmental Justice Network and UNC EJ Clinic for an interactive panel discussion on this topic on February 28 at the Stone... Read more »

Monthly Meeting of UNC’s Literature, Medicine, and Culture Colloquium (LMCC)

HHIVE Lab, Greenlaw 524

Meetings moderated by LMCC Co-Directors Paul Blom and Mindy Buchanan-King, both of whom are PhD students and Teaching Fellows in UNC's Department of English and Comparative LiteratureThe Literature, Medicine, and Culture Colloquium (LMCC) at UNC is an informal reading and working group of graduate and professional students (but open to the entire UNC community) who... Read more »

PreMiEr Seminar Series: Environmental behaviors of pathogens in complex environments and challenges to engineering interventions

This is a seminar sponsored by the NSF-funded Engineering Research Center for Precision Microbiome Engineering (PreMiEr), comprising five North Carolina institutions including Duke, N.C. A&T, NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill, and UNC-Charlotte. PreMiEr’s mission is to improve the health of people within the built environment through manipulation of indoor microbiomes.