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Recent publications related to abortion

May 5, 2022

The May 2 publication of the leaked draft of the Supreme Court majority decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization indicates that the Supreme Court plans to explicitly overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. While the … Continued

Kate Brandt receives Boka W. Hadzija Award

May 2, 2022

Trainee Kate Brandt, a doctoral student in geography, is the 2022 recipient of the Boka W. Hadzija Award for Distinguished University Service by a Graduate or Professional Student. Brandt’s many nominations noted her persistent advocacy on behalf of graduate and … Continued

Lessler publishes new study in Science Advances

May 2, 2022

Faculty Fellow Justin Lessler, PhD is co-author of a new study published in Science Advances on “In-person schooling and associated COVID-19 risk in the United States over spring semester 2021.” Because of the importance of schools to childhood development, the … Continued

UNC’s New Vice Chancellor, Dr. Penny Gordon-Larsen

April 6, 2022

Professor Penny Gordon-Larsen was appointed interim vice chancellor for research on March 14, 2022. She previously served as the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Healthʼs associate dean for research, a position she held since September 2018. In that role, … Continued