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Employees use Community Service Leave to give back to others

Building homes and tending to vegetables in a garden aren’t usually part of University employees’ job descriptions, but they can still be an invaluable part of a workday. ... Read More

Carolina People: Mari Diaz

Mari Diaz is inspired by students who come into CAPS seeking psychological services: "They're bright, hardworking, service-oriented and often motivated to work on themselves." ... Read More

New Edible Campus interactive map guides foragers to what’s in season

Fresh produce is available to anyone on campus, thanks to the Edible Campus, a program of the North Carolina Botanical Garden. Now there is a new interactive map to help foragers find what's in season in the 11 gardens across campus. ... Read More

Carolina Latinx Center opens with expanded programs, resources for campus

The Carolina Latinx Center opened in a new location in Abernathy Hall earlier this month. “The foundation has been laid…now, we need to build the future,” said center director Josmell Perez. ... Read More

Helping vets make the transition to business

The transition from the military to business school was a whirlwind for Michael Burris. Within less than a month’s span, he served his last day in the U.S. Navy, married the love of his life, moved from the West Coast to the East Coast, and started his studies in the full-time MBA Program at Kenan-Flagler Business […] ... Read More

SNMA is the face of minority medicine in underserved communities

Two years ago, Carolei Bryan was an undergraduate pre-medical student at NC State when the UNC School of Medicine’s chapter of the Student National Medical Association helped fund her trip to the Annual Medical Education Conference in Atlanta. SNMA did this to support NC State’s chapter of the Minority Association of Pre-health Students. “That conference […] ... Read More

UNC System veteran chosen as interim UNC Police chief

Thomas C. Younce will join Carolina as interim chief of UNC Police, effective July 1. A veteran with nearly 44 years of law enforcement experience, including 15 on university campuses, Younce succeeds Chief Jeff McCracken, who is retiring after 30 years of service at Carolina. “Throughout his career, Chief Younce has worked tirelessly to protect […] ... Read More

Don’t miss the bus

After nearly a decade, the Tar Heel Bus Tour will roll again, this time during fall break. Interim Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz wants to have 90 faculty members and senior administrators on board to connect with and learn from the communities they serve. Applications opened earlier this month on the Carolina Center for Public Service […] ... Read More

Could drone deliveries of defibrillators save lives?

After a heart attack, every second counts. Carolina researchers and NC State experts have taken to the air to find a new way to get medical care to the victims faster. ... Read More

Carolina People: Paul Hoecke

When Paul Hoecke thinks about the contributions the UNC Print Stop and Copy Shop makes to Carolina, he thinks about the 8,500 orders the shop handled last year. When he thinks about how all those ordered were completed, he thinks about teamwork. "There’s really no “I” here," he said. ... Read More