Oct. 18, 2017
Dr. Norman E. “Ned” Sharpless ’88 (’93 MD) was sworn in as the 15th director of the National Cancer Institute on Tuesday. Sharpless served as director of UNC’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center from January 2014...Read More
Oct. 10, 2017
A person struggles, then panics, gasping for air but unable to inhale — as if “I were trying to breathe air underwater” or “an elephant is sitting on my chest.” Those are the most common...Read More
The University was unsuccessful in hiring the finalist for dean of the dental school, and former Dean John Stamm will take over as interim dean May 25 while the search continues for a permanent dean.
Dean John Williams last summer announced his plans to leave after five years in the position. He will become dean of the Indiana University School of Dentistry.
A search committee chaired by Barbara Rimer, dean of the Gillings School of Global Public Health, sent the names of three finalists to Chancellor Holden Thorp ’86 and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Bruce Carney. The University was unable to hire the finalist the committee recommended.
Stamm served as dean of the school from 1989 to 2004.