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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

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

The campus beekeeper

“As the bees go, we go,” said campus beekeeper Anne Cabell. “They are so critical to our food system. ... Read More

Rumay Alexander named AVC for diversity office

G. Rumay Alexander will be associate vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion, effective Aug. 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

State Health Plan changes begin Jan. 1

The State Health Plan said the changes are designed to provide members with predictability in their benefits and begin the task of improving the Plan’s financial stability. ... 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

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