NIH Requirements for Registration of Recombinant DNA Experiments

July 6, 2018

The intent of this communication is to remind all researchers on campus working with recombinant DNA (rDNA) or synthetic nucleic acids of the requirements by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and UNC policy to register their research with the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC).

Ebola Outbreak Update: Democratic Republic of the Congo

July 2, 2018

There has been significant progress in containing the EVD outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo. However, the outbreak is not yet over. The Ministry of Health and other national authorities, WHO, partners, and the global community continue to closely … Continued

OWASA Distributes Annual Water Quality Report Card

June 27, 2018

OWASA continued to meet or surpass all Federal and State standards for drinking water quality in 2017. The annual Water Quality Report Card was recently mailed to all account holders. The report may also be viewed by visiting www.owasa.org, calling … Continued

National Safety Month 2018: Driving

June 25, 2018

(The information below is provided by the National Safety Council.) We all believe ourselves to be safe drivers, yet up to 94 percent of motor vehicle crashes involve human error. Follow these tips to help stay safe on the roads. … Continued

National Safety Month 2018: Falls

June 18, 2018

(The information below is provided by the National Safety Council.) We may not consider slipping at home or tripping on the┬ásidewalk to be serious risks, but they can be deadly. Falls are the third leading cause of unintentional-injury-related deaths for … Continued

National Safety Month 2018: Wellness

June 11, 2018

(The information below is provided by the┬áNational Safety Council.) We ask a lot of ourselves each day, and over time this can put a strain on our own wellness. Try these tips to help improve your wellness at every stage … Continued