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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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