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September 10, 2003

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Virtual onslaught defeated by campus IT personnel

As invasions go, the cyber attacks launched against the campus last month could be judged to be in the order of magnitude of D-Day.

These invaders, though, did not come in one massive assault over a single morning, nor did they come neatly dressed in uniforms that clearly identified them as attackers.

They came instead as worms and viruses over a span of three weeks, using different names and stealthy guises with the aim in some cases of breaking through defenses by hiding the fact they were even there. ...

Exercise, Sport Science offers staff health program

The Department of Exercise and Sport Science has announced that it will offer an employee wellness program for 2003-04.

The program will pick up some of the services that had been offered by H.E.E.L.S. for Health, which was closed because of budget cuts. ...

Athletics decisions replayed at Faculty Council

The Faculty Council slipped into overtime Sept. 5 for what was the first session of its fall season with new chair Judith Wegner at the helm.

As with all overtimes, it was necessary to allow for the making of extra points, or in some cases, clarification of points already made.

The subject, fittingly enough, was college athletics. ...


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Virtual onslaught defeated by campus IT personnel
Exercise, Sport Science offers staff health program
Athletics decisions replayed at Faculty Council
Time to dance

more stories
100% participation is SECC goal
Carolina holds its own among public campuses in 'U.S. News' rankings
Adverse weather conditions redefined
Star Heels begins its fourth year
'Real, tangible outcomes' crucial for panel
Budget cuts continue to erode staffing levels
Federal social science funding makes local difference
Total research receipts jumped 10% in 2003
Town/University negotiations yield go-ahead
HonorCarolina aims to revive cherished campus tradition
N.C. Women's Health Report Card shows progress in prevention but points to need for lifestyle changes

Carolina receives $2 million gift from Wachovia Foundation
Human Resources seeks volunteers to act as grievance support persons

news briefs
State of University Address set for Oct. 1
Free flea market for Carolina employees now online
Stone Center offers master classes
'Thursdays on the Terrace' celebrates the South
Journalists, colonel to discuss practice of embedding reporters with military
Marvin Kalb to lecture Sept. 15
Faculty and staff encouraged to take part in Big Sweep 2003
Volunteer Fair set for Sept. 17
Pondering scope of a history of the South
Grants available to faculty/librarians
Open forums to provide input on search for arts and sciences dean

Inaugural Jewish studies lecture series begins Sept. 23
'Nickel and Dimed' author to speak at teach-in
McNair lecture features author of 'Finding Darwin's God'
Environmental historian to speak on 'Saving Nature in Time'
Conversation with Tom Brokaw to be followed by panel discussion
'Ackland invites public to comment on potential photography acquisitions
Friday Center fall classes offer variety
WUNC-FM makes programming changes, adds station
Volunteers needed for service projects
School supplies to be collected for needy local children
Participants needed for two research studies
Service changes set for Health Sciences Library

faculty/staff news
Hettleman prizes go to four faculty members
Margie Crowell appointed as assistant provost for international programs
Decorations & Distinctions
Campus Awards
Women's center searches campus for assistant director


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