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Illuminating facts about the coming solar eclipse

On Aug. 21, the continental United States will experience a total eclipse of the sun. Astronomer Chris Clemens offers a primer on how to watch the coming solar eclipse safely and why this one is special. ... Read More

Sherry Salyer: A shaper of young minds

Twenty-five years ago, Sherry Salyer left her job as a middle school health and physical education teacher to come to Carolina. Her students and colleagues in the Carolina's Department of Exercise and Sport Science are glad she did. ... Read More

Beyond city limits

Why do some neighborhoods lack access to municipal services? And how does this affect families? UNC public health researchers found answers testing well water in Wake County. ... Read More

Folt receives 12th Person Award from NC Jaycee Burn Center

What makes the 12th Person Award priceless is "it comes from the heart of the people who would only give this to someone that has really reached out and touched us,” said Bruce Cairns, director of the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center. ... Read More

Seafood forensics

The idea behind John Bruno's Seafood Forensics course is to bring real-world research into the classroom and build scientists through sushi. Students explore whether the seafood they buy is actually what the label says it is and develop an enthusiasm for science in the process. ... Read More

A continuity of people – and purpose

"Following the examples of great leadership set by Dwight Stone and Lowry Caudill, we will continue to have a hard-working board, helping as we can in our delegated authorities and always with a collaborative focus on the future," said Haywood D. Cochrane Jr. ... Read More

Deborah Hawkins receives 3-Legged Stool award from Employee Forum

At its Aug. 2 meeting, the Employee Forum presented its highest honor to Deborah Hawkins, parking control and special events manager in the transportation and parking department. ... Read More

University Mail Services to Host Open House

Open house will present benefits of using University Mail Services. ... Read More

Employee Forum delegates, new chair prep for year ahead

At their annual summer retreat, Employee Forum delegates and new chair Shayna Hill got updates from University administrators, a refresher on parliamentary procedure, practice in communication skills and some humorous “travel” advice about group decision making. ... Read More

Adams Apprenticeship trains high-performance entrepreneurs

The Adams Apprenticeship provides mentorship for Carolina’s top entrepreneurial students by connecting them with the University’s vast network of entrepreneur-minded funders, founders and executives. ... Read More