Stories From Mar 2020

Mar 31, 2020

Guidelines for Purchasing Exceptions

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting impact to campus operations, there is an exception to the standard university process of shipping process of goods and supplies.

Mar 30, 2020

Dean’s Video Update and Schedule for Virtual Town Halls

Watch a short video update from Dean Linton and learn about the new CALS Virtual Town Hall Meeting series that is starting this week. These online sessions will include updates from Academic Programs, Research and Extension, with the bulk of the time dedicated to answering questions and addressing concerns.

Mar 30, 2020

Guidance for Research Exemptions and Temporary Mandatory Employee Status

As requests for critical research exemptions and temporary mandatory employees are approved by upper administration, it is necessary to comply with the rules associated with these approvals. Detailed instructions included within.

Mar 28, 2020

Extension IT: Offering Zoom Training Opportunities

Extension IT has just added a few web based workshops for any of you who might want to brush up on your Zoom meeting hosting skills.

Mar 28, 2020

2020 Virtual Small Grains Field Day

The NC Small Grain Growers Association quickly switched gears and hosted its first virtual field day last Thursday. Follow along on YouTube to learn about management decisions for a wheat crop and other alternative small grain crops.

Mar 27, 2020

Social Media Tips From Sara: Posting to Your Channels

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, it's a good time to think about what you are posting to your social media channels.

Mar 27, 2020

Suspension of All Nonessential Human Resources Actions

In light of current circumstances focusing the university’s attention on the COVID-19 response, the UNC System Office is temporarily suspending nonessential human resources.

Mar 25, 2020

National Association of Science Writers: Work from Home like a Pro

New to working from home? Read on for tips on creating a home office, work-life balance, working at home with kids, etc.

Mar 24, 2020

Donating Laboratory Supplies and Personal Protective Apparel

UNC/WakeMed has urgent need for N95 masks, surgical masks, surgical masks with shield, nasal swabs for medical use and other items. If you have any of these items to spare,UNC/WakeMed can coordinate a pick-up.

Mar 24, 2020

Faculty Research and Professional Development Applications Have Been Extended

CALS' deadline for Faculty Research and Professional Development applications has been extended until Wednesday, April 15, 2020. All other instructions per the RFP remain