At the Faculty Executive Council meeting on Monday, council members discussed the recommendation letter from the Orange County Health Department, student population updates and new technology to measure community standard compliance.
As UNC prepares to welcome back nearly 20,000 undergraduate students to campus in just a few weeks, some will be joining via a new remote program. Here's what you need to know about Carolina Away.
Plume, the first health technology company focused on offering gender-affirming care to transgender patients, has recently expanded into North Carolina — and three of its founding members are UNC alumni.
From masks in the classroom to the four options for course models, here's what you need to know about academics in the upcoming fall semester.
As the start of the fall semester approaches, questions from housekeeping and facilities workers about the practicality and implementation of safety guidelines for on-campus operations remain. Part of the community standards for sanitizing these public spaces involve housekeeping staff disinfecting “high-touch surfaces,” like restrooms and elevator buttons, four times every day, and cleaning all classroom surfaces nightly. "For them to do the cleaning the way they want it done in every building, it’s not possible,” said one housekeeping crew leader.
The Board of Governors' Committee on Budget and Finance met Tuesday to discuss funding allocations of the 2020 COVID-19 Recovery Act and the UNC System Debt Capacity Study for the 2019 fiscal year. The N.C. General Assembly appropriated $44.4 million to the UNC System in April.
UNC's class of 2020 celebrated Commencement weekend with a virtual watch party on Sunday. The original ceremony was postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, but seniors marked the event with livestreamed messages from the chancellor, the class of 1970 and performances by UNC a capella groups.
We talked to Timothy Sheahan, a virologist and assistant professor in UNC's Gillings School of Global Public Health, about a drug UNC researchers are helping to develop and test, which shows promise as a potential COVID-19 treatment.
Campus is closed, and academic advising will be going online this semester. Here's what you need to know to prepare for upcoming registration periods.