Surgical Tower Project Will Begin Oct. 22

October 18, 2018

Construction of the UNC Hospitals Surgical Tower will begin Oct. 22. The project will require the closure and demolition of the pedestrian bridge connecting the Cardinal Parking Deck with Tarrson Hall and West Drive. Pedestrians and motorists should follow designated … Continued

Informal Contracting Open House: Oct. 18, 2018

October 2, 2018

Facilities Services is hosting an open house for designers and contractors interested in collaborating with UNC-Chapel Hill on projects with budgets below the $500,000 threshold. The open house will be held Oct. 18, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. … Continued

When a Hurricane Hits

October 1, 2018

The problem with sandbags is that they are a do-it-yourself project. You can order the bags and you can order the sand, but you have to put the sand in the bags yourself. And when it looked like Hurricane Florence … Continued

Carolina People: Obadele “Obie” St. George

September 17, 2018

What’s a typical day like in your job? The beauty is that no two days are identical in a week. I identify energy-saving opportunities in campus buildings and quantify savings amounts. I also review operations of large mechanical systems for … Continued

Hurricane Florence Preparation and Response

September 12, 2018

Facilities Services crews are working across campus to prepare buildings and grounds for possible impacts from Hurricane Florence. Outdoor items are being secured or removed when possible, and more than 4,000 sandbags have been placed outside buildings where there is … Continued

Pit Sidewalk Improvements Project to Be Completed Early Fall

August 17, 2018

The third and final phase of the Pit Sidewalk Improvements project, originally expected to be completed before the start of the fall semester, has been extended through Oct. 15, 2018, due to unforeseen conditions and weather delays. Remaining paver work … Continued

Recycling Ambassadors Greet Students at Move-in

August 14, 2018

When students return this weekend for the start of the fall semester, more than 8,000 students will arrive on campus to move into University housing. As students and their families begin unpacking carloads of clothes, bedding and dorm supplies, a … Continued

A Grateful Heart

August 9, 2018

Even before Nan Kham knew she had won a C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award, she already understood she had much to be grateful for. Indeed, nearly all of the good things that have happened to her in her 39 … Continued

Heels on Wheels

July 19, 2018

University fleet keeps Carolina rolling along Some rumble along. Others glide silently. It’s early morning at Carolina, and the 897-vehicle University fleet is moving across campus. Without the vehicles, the people who drive them and the technicians who maintain them, … Continued