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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

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

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

Malinda Lowery is new Center for Study of American South director

Malinda Maynor Lowery has been named the new director of Carolina’s Center for the Study of the American South (CSAS), effective July 1. ... Read More

Stevens guided growth of business school for 22 years

In his 22 years of service, Massey Award winner Dave Stevens oversaw the construction of the Rizzo Center and the McColl Building and was also deeply involved in the expansion of several programs at Kenan-Flagler Business School. ... Read More

Design phase begins for Carolina Service

The University continues to make progress on Carolina Service, the initiative to create more efficient and effective ways of delivering services and sharing resources in the areas of human resources, finance, information technology, research administration and communications. ... Read More

Elaine L. Westbrooks named University librarian and vice provost for University Libraries

The University has selected Elaine L. Westbrooks, associate university librarian for research at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, as its new University librarian and vice provost for University libraries. Approved by the University’s Board of Trustees, the appointment is effective Aug. 15. ... Read More

Paul Hardin, Carolina’s ‘Bicentennial chancellor,’ passes away at age 86

Chancellor Emeritus Paul Hardin III, who led Carolina during its Bicentennial Observance, died at his Chapel Hill home July 1 after a courageous battle with ALS. He was 86. ... Read More

For Streeter, Carolina is all about the people

Charles Streeter is one of those lucky Tar Heels who came to Chapel Hill and never left. This year Streeter received the University’s most prestigious prize, the C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award. ... Read More

Reimagining science education for visually impaired students

Feelin’ DNA aims to inspire the visually impaired community by providing STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) teachers with 3-D models so they can incorporate them into their classrooms. ... Read More