At the UNC Gillings School, you will evolve into a public health leader and real-world problem-solver. Our collaborative learning environment will challenge you to innovate as you anticipate future problems and accelerate practical solutions. In our experiential classes, you'll connect with students from all our public health disciplines to tackle today's greatest challenges across North Carolina and around the world.
About Our Students
Our students conduct groundbreaking research and are recipients of numerous regional, national and international awards. From classroom to community, our students further our mission to improve public health, promote individual well-being and eliminate health inequities across North Carolina and around the world.
- Department of Nutrition receives new funding to advance research, service related to COVID-19
- ‘Missing Mayberry’: Graduate student explores how whiteness shapes perceptions of health in the rural South
- No Kid Hungry NC, Carolina Hunger Initiative support meals for children during COVID-19 school closures
Collaboration is the heart of study at the Gillings School.
The annual Welcome Back Social is one of many events that unite our community.
The Gillings School is a place where students are empowered with unparalleled opportunities.
Armfield Atrium offers spaces for study and relaxation.
The student-run Gillings Games is an annual Olympic-style field day with relays and team events.
Classes move outside year-round — even in our mild winter months.
The School's many labs provide students with hands-on experience.
Commencement is a day of celebration and smiles!