Oct. 28

NC TraCS class: Effective Communication with Special Needs Populations Oct 28, 2010 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM NC TraCS CTRC Conference Room,
This class targets staff who work with children. This educational session will be presented by Carol Barlow, RN, Research Coordinator in Pediatric Pulmonology at UNC.
New Protein Expression & Purification Facilities in the Center for Structural Biology
The UNC Center for Structural Biology is pleased to announce the availability of protein expression & purification facilities.
2010 Geriatric Oncology Retreat - Cancer in the Older Patient: Resilience and Coping Dec 03, 2010 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM Paul J. Rizzo Conference Center,
The UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center is taking a lead in developing a program in Geriatric Oncology. On Friday, Dec. 3, a retreat focused on Geriatric Oncology at UNC will take place at the Paul J. Rizzo Conference Center at Meadowmont from 1 -5 p.m., reception following retreat.
Reminder: RSVP for the 2010 Norma Berryhill lecture
The School of Medicine invites faculty members and a guest to attend the annual Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture to be presented by Jenny P-Y Ting, PhD, William Rand Kenan Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and Director, Center for Translational Immunology. The lecture will be Wednesday, Nov. 3.
G-Zero Therapeutics develops drug to protect body from chemotherapy
NC TraCS Carolina KickStart Spin-Out Develops Drug to Protect the Body from Chemotherapy, Dirty Bomb Attack
Water service interruption Thursday, Oct. 28
Hot and cold water service to the north side of Hospital West and Old Clinic will be off for eight hours beginning Thursday, Oct. 28, at 6 p.m.
Home football game alert - UNC vs William & Mary at 3:30
The next home football game will be this Saturday, Oct. 30 at 3:30. Please plan appropriately as you travel to/from UNC Hospitals, as traffic will be heavy several hours before game time. Also, remember that certain parking lots are reserved for the six UNC home football games.
Parking info for 2010 – 2011 men’s basketball season
The 2010-2011 UNC Men’s Basketball season begins Nov. 5. Employees with an S11 permit who have critical jobs and cannot move their vehicles before 5:30 p.m. for weekday home games should bring a note with their hours from their supervisor and pick up a “home game alternative permit” from the Hospital Parking Office on the 3rd floor N.C. Neurosciences Hospital.
Reminder: Halloween to affect transportation
Please be prepared this weekend as Halloween festivities will increase traffic around Chapel Hill. Also, Chapel Hill Transit will make some changes on Halloween.
New method of service introduced at Starbucks
Starting this Friday, Oct. 29, UNC Health Care will be introducing a new Starbucks method of service. This initiative has been developed by Starbucks using “Lean” methodology to ensure even greater accuracy and freshness so that every cup of coffee served will meet the highest Starbucks standards.
Coping with the Holidays after a Loss
Halloween can mark the beginning of the holiday season for many. Grief can debilitate a person in ordinary times. In extraordinary times, such as the holidays, it can be overwhelming. Find out ways to cope and make it maneuverable, even meaningful! Join us for this Bridges to Healing workshop on Nov. 17.
Promise Idol auditions coming up
We are looking to crown the next Promise Idol!
Frank Bruni to speak at UNC
Carolina alumnus and former New York Times restaurant critic Frank Bruni will give a free, public lecture in the Carroll Hall auditorium in the School of Journalism at 4 p.m. on Nov. 5. Bruni’s talk is titled “An Extraordinary Journalistic Adventure.”
UNC "Get a Passport" Drive from Nov 17, 2010 10:00 AM to Nov 18, 2010 03:00 PM FedEx Global Ed Center 4003,
UNC Global is sponsoring UNC's annual "Get-A-Passport Drive" on Nov. 17 and 18. This event is open to students, faculty, staff and their families.
UNC Center for Latino Health receives prestigious Diamante Award
The UNC Center for Latino Health (CELAH) recently received this statewide award that honors organizations that are making significant contributions to the Hispanic Community of North Carolina.
2010 Nursing Annual Report now live!
This year's report features vidoes on eight nurse colleagues at UNC Hospitals.
Career Fair 2010
Employees from different areas of UNC Hospitals recently participated in a career fair for Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Orange county schools.
School of Medicine Faculty Meeting Materials Available
Dr. Roper's presentation is available for those faculty members who could not attend the meeting on Oct. 27.