Event Detail

WIB-RTP YWIB Visits the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, August 1, 2017

From 1:00 PM TO 3:00 PM

The University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health is consistently recognized as a leading public health school and is currently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the top public school of public health in the nation! The school’s mission is to improve public health, promote individual well-being, and eliminate health disparities across North Carolina and around the world.

This event will include an introduction to the school with a question and answer portion. The girls will then be taken on a tour of the school and the labs where they can meet with graduate students and faculty and learn about their research.

This event is open to rising 6th-12th grade girls. Advanced registration is required. Walk-ins will not be accepted and parents are unable to participate at the event. Closed-toe shoes and pants are a requirement to participate in the lab tours.

Please read the YWIB permission forms located here.

YWIB Participant Age Range
Rising 6th through 12th grade

Walk-Ins Accepted?
Walk-ins and guests are not accepted – be sure to register early!


12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Pricing Information
Members: Free
Non-Members: Free

Registration Deadline
July 29, 2017

Event Date/Time
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST

Parking Information

  • It takes a while to park and find the School of Public Health so Students should factor that into arrival time.
  • Directions: Those driving can park in the Dogwood Parking Deck, which is located across the street from the hospital. Parking costs $1.50/hour. Here is a link with directions to Dogwood: https://www.med.unc.edu/timetoconceive/directions-to-the-dogwood-deck-visitor-lot. From the Dogwood deck, the students will need to walk (~7 minutes) west on Manning Drive (the street that the hospital is on) to Columbia Street and make a right. The School of Public Health will be the first building on the left side of the street once you turn onto Columbia.

Maximum Capacity

UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, 135 Dauer Drive Chapel Hill, NC, 27599


Type1 Price Quantity Total Amount
6th through 12th grade student
Total: $0.00