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UNC-Chapel Hill Promotes Campus Safety at CarolinaSafe Spring Fest

April 18, 2017

UNC-Chapel Hill will host its first annual CarolinaSafe Spring Fest on Thursday, April 20, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. behind South Building at the Polk Place stairs. Sponsored by the Office of the Chancellor and the Department of Public Safety, CarolinaSafe Spring Fest will highlight the University’s new mobile safety … Continued


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Earth Week Events at UNC

April 10, 2017

Celebrate Earth Week at Carolina Attend one of the many campus events offered from April 18-22! Earth Day Green Building Tour: LEED Platinum Education Center Tuesday, April 18; 12-1 p.m., N.C. Botanical Garden Join us for a behind-the-scenes presentation and tour of North Carolina’s first state-owned LEED Platinum building. Learn … Continued


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New Transportation and Parking Plan Takes Effect This Fall

April 6, 2017

The University’s new Five-Year Transportation and Parking System Plan was developed with an eye toward equity and efficiency. The plan, which the University Board of Trustees approved on March 23, includes provisions to distribute operating costs among the many people who use the system. It also provides funding through fiscal … Continued


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UNC Best Workplace for Commuters 2017

March 6, 2017

UNC-Chapel Hill was named a Best Workplace for Commuters for 2017. On Jan. 31 the Center for Urban Transportation Research announced the employers who earned the designation by meeting the National Standard of Excellence criteria with their employee commuter benefits. Carolina was one of 27 colleges and universities nationally and … Continued


Battle Grove Restoration Project has been planned as an on-campus storm water restoration project since the early 2000’s. The bowl-like field adjacent to McIver Residence Hall was a stream prior to campus development in the area and frequently flooded during periods of prolonged or heavy rain. Jill Coleman (landscape architect) and Sally Hoyt (storm water systems engineer) designed a plan to “daylight” the Battle Branch tributary that flowed through a pipe and stone channel.

Battle Grove a Model for Living-Learning Lab

February 22, 2017

Dr. Geoffrey Bell wanted a way for students in his fall 2016 Restoration Ecology class to link concepts in ecosystem restoration with the practical application of research techniques they were learning. Sally Hoyt wanted to find new ways to engage students in the campus infrastructure around them. So, it was … Continued


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