Stories From Mar 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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