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Running down a dream

Carmen Huerta-Bapat inspires Carolina Firsts students by sharing her own struggles to reach success. ... Read More

October is time to Rock Enroll for benefits

Annual benefits enrollment is now under way for faculty and staff. The enrollment window is open until Oct. 31, with plan changes effective on Jan. 1, 2018. Now is the time to review your current benefit plan elections and decide if any changes should be made for the next calendar year. All State Health Plan […] ... Read More

Forum asked to support Facilities plan to address skilled trades shortage

At the October Employee Forum meeting, delegates learned about a looming shortage of skilled trades staff (electricians, plumbers, mechanics, carpenters, HVAC technicians and brickmasons) for Facilities Services, a group rarely mentioned in terms of recruitment and retention. ... Read More

Lanier Brown May receives 2017 Mary Turner Lane Award

"It is my great honor to receive the Mary Turner Lane Award and my pleasure to work with the women on the Carolina Women's Leadership Council who inspire me every day,” said Lanier Brown May. ... Read More

THINKposium 2017 is a day of storytelling

Inspired by master folklorist William Ferris, THINKposium 2017: Exploring Our Stories, participants shared experiences that shaped who they are. ... Read More

Agent of change

For more than 30 years, Paul Friga has used strategic planning to make a difference in people’s lives. He began with his own. ... Read More

From stage to classroom

Samuel Ray Gates brings his experiences acting and teaching incarcerated juveniles to the University’s drama department and Playmakers. ... Read More

Celebrating sustainability at Carolina

At the first Three Zeros Day: A Celebration of UNC Sustainability, more than 30 departments and student organizations showed off important sustainability work happening at Carolina and campus officials announced a new partnership and initiatives meant to get Carolina closer to its sustainability goals. ... Read More

The once and future Dean

“I’m very proud of the people I helped to bring to the University. They all have the capability to transform the areas they are responsible for,” said Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost James W. Dean Jr., who is stepping down from his position effective Sept. 18, when Dean Robert "Bob" Blouin of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy will become the new provost. ... Read More

UNC Student Stores transitions from a thoroughfare to a destination

The University held a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 12 to celebrate the completion of a $3.8 million renovation of UNC Student Stores. ... Read More