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. … Continued

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 … Continued

Carolina Inn snags a star chef

February 10, 2017

While Greensboro is only 50 miles from Chapel Hill, bussing tables at the local Chi-Chi’s is culinary light years away from directing the cuisine of the historic Carolina Inn and its Crossroads Restaurant. But then new Executive Chef Brandon Sharp, … Continued

Carolina Ranks No. 11 in 2016 GreenMetric Sustainable Campus Survey

February 7, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranked No. 11 in this year’s Universitas Indonesia Green Metric World University Ranking. The annual GreenMetric Ranking ranks campus sustainability worldwide. This year’s survey was the largest yet and included 516 universities … Continued

Mike Freeman Retires from Auxiliary Services Post

January 17, 2017

Auxiliary Services Director Mike Freeman will retire Jan. 31, after more than 30 years in his position. Scott Myers, currently associate director of Auxiliary Services, will serve as interim director of Auxiliary Services, starting Feb. 1. “The University has benefited … Continued

Connecting with the Community

December 14, 2016

Dressed in full uniform, Officer T. Williams of the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Public Safety stretched over a cart to help a nine-year-old reach a stuffed rainbow zebra on a top-shelf display at a local Walmart store. Williams was one … Continued

Three Zeros Combines Aspiration, Pragmatism

October 12, 2016

It sounds like a new fitness program. And in many ways that’s what Three Zeros is. Instead of a way to shed unwanted pounds, though, the Three Zeros Initiative is Carolina’s integrated approach to reducing its environmental footprint through three … Continued

DPS Hosts “Texting & Driving – It Can Wait” Event

September 23, 2016

On Tuesday, Oct. 4, the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Public Safety will host a driving simulator sponsored by AT&T in the West Lounge of the Student Union, where students, faculty and staff will be invited to experience a virtual reality driving experience that … Continued

Carolina ranked on Sierra Club ‘Cool Schools’ list

September 7, 2016

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 39th among 200 colleges and universities nationwide, according to the Sierra Club “Cool Schools” annual sustainability report. The “Cool Schools” ranking serves as a guide for prospective students to compare schools’ … Continued