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Tuesday September 27th

Stacey Geyer


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Library Gutting Project Proceeds As Scheduled

The Undergraduate Library closed for renovations nearly five months ago, but visible signs of construction could not be seen from outside the building until recently.A chain-link fence was erected around the building a week ago to contain the construction project -- the first hint to passers-by that the renovation had begun.But officials for the project say the fence might be the only visual clue as to what is happening inside the building for the duration of the renovation process."Viewing the library from the outside, you won't really know anything is going on," said Rober

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Moeser Wants University to Think, Act Globally

After completing his undergraduate education at the University of Texas at Austin, James Moeser spent a year in Germany as a Fulbright scholar.Now as UNC's chancellor, he wants UNC students to have a similar international experience and for the entire University to globalize."We have to recognize that part of our goal of being a great university is being a world university," he said.

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CAA Probe Dies Again In Congress

After completing his undergraduate education at the University of Texas at Austin, James Moeser spent a year in Germany as a Fulbright scholar.Now as UNC's chancellor, he wants UNC students to have a similar international experience and for the entire University to globalize."We have to recognize that part of our goal of being a great university is being a world university," he said.

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SHS Anticipates OK to Proposal For Fewer Hours

Reductions in Student Health Service's after-hours services, slated to take effect May 21, are nearing University approval.Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Sue Kitchen will meet with Chancellor James Moeser and his Cabinet on Tuesday, at which time they are expected to give the potential changes the green light.The proposed hours of service for fall and spring semesters are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Friday. The proposed weekend hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Summer session hours are proposed to be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Young Fulfills Promise of Diverse Staff

When junior Rudy Kleysteuber told the audience at the student body officers' inauguration Tuesday that he is gay, a theme of diversity and inclusion in Suite C was further solidified."I think it's important to know and say it in a public forum," said Kleysteuber, who was sworn in as student body vice president Tuesday.

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New Provost Adjusts to Hectic Days

Years ago, Robert Shelton bought a pocket-sized leather organizer that now holds a printout of his jam-packed daily agenda -- one that kept him a step or two behind schedule Wednesday morning.Taking his hectic schedule in stride, the new provost found time to confer with the chancellor, talk to an outside expert about research doctorate programs, take a tour of Manning Hall and discuss Native American issues at UNC with a faculty member -- all before squeezing in a bite to eat at noon."I need seven hours of sleep," Shelton said.

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UNC Fans Vie for Duke Tickets

While most students were still tucked away in bed, a few hard-core basketball fans gathered at the Pit early Wednesday morning and performed stunts that would have given the contestants of "Survivor" a run for their money.But they weren't competing for a $1 million prize.

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`Remembering Omran Bus Tour' Makes Stop at UNC

A desire to help citizens in a country on the other side of the world has brought a nationwide bus tour to UNC.The "Remembering Omran Bus Tour," a campaign to end U.S. sanctions against Iraq, is making stops in the Triangle beginning Sunday and ending today. Tour participants will present arguments against sanctions at 5 p.m. today in 8 Gardner Hall and 7 p.m.

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Access New Key to Race Relations

Fifty years after the University cautiously opened its doors and ended segregation, some administration, faculty members and students have focused their efforts on continued improvement of UNC's racial climate.For Director of Minority Affairs Archie Ervin, this means two words -- access and diversity."(Our vision) will be one that focuses on how we can better extend the educational opportunities of our campus," Ervin said.He cited the Board of Governors' January approval of a plan that aims to promote better access to the entire UNC system as evidence of commitment to this progress, w

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