In My MindThe UNC Clef Hangers record a performance of “Carolina In My Mind” to be played during this year’s Commencement ceremonies.
Her Christmas StoryIn a life defined by her love of books, The Night Before Christmas holds a special meaning for Elinor Dixon Hawkins ’50 that extends well beyond the holiday season.
“I tell people all the time what a beautiful thing it is to have it…
Explore the 2020 Elections VirtuallyThe results of the 2020 Elections will have a major impact on how the country moves forward. Join us to explore the many aspects of the political landscape in this election year as we consider several perspectives and points of view. Panelists…
Think Fast … Institutionalized Racism in AmericaThis Think Fast… forum focuses on why institutionalized racism continues to have a stronghold in America and what measures we can take to combat this systemic problem.
A Priceless Gem, Now and ForeverTogether we can do great things in unprecedented times. We’re #UNCAlumni. On May 31, we marked 177 years of the GAA serving The University of North Carolina and everyone connected to it — alumni, students and the Carolina community.
From the Carolina Alumni Review: New Universal Coronavirus Vaccine Developed at UNC Shows Promise
Scientists at the Gillings School of Global Public Health say it could be effective against COVID-19, its variants and a future coronavirus pandemic. Learn more: https://unc.live/3gTs46V
It’s always a Great Day to Be a Tar Heel, and today is no exception … We’re hiring an Editor and Director of Communications 🎉 🎉 Let’s have fun celebrating 64,000 GAA members and 342,000 #UNCAlumni. Apply: https://unc.live/3xG6RCY
From the Carolina Alumni Review: Virtual Tour Peers Into Downtown Chapel Hill’s Past
Chapel Hill’s Downtown Partnership, UNC’s Arts Everywhere program and the General Alumni Association have teamed up to turn visitors’ smartphones into time portals for exploring the otherwise unseen history of some downtown buildings. Anyone with a smartphone camera — no extra app needed — can scan icons on posters at selected locations and get a peek at what was there in years gone by. Visit soon: The tour runs through July 5.
Learn more and see some samples of what used to be on Franklin Street: https://unc.live/2SR9dA3
What was there when you were here? What were your favorite places, whether gone but not forgotten or still there waiting for you to visit again?
From the Carolina Alumni Review — An anonymous donor’s $3 million gift to Carolina Performing Arts will create the first nonfaculty endowed directorship in the arts at Carolina, named for former Chancellor James Moeser and University organist and music department instructor Susan Moeser. https://unc.live/2STFVki
Science of Fermentology, Kombucha and Sourdough on July 14 will teach us the basics fermentation, decomposition put to clever use in making delicious food. After class, pick up your very own Mason Farm sourdough starter. Learn more, and sign up: https://unc.live/3zzkLZc #UNCAlumni
🚨 Starting June 16 🚨 Pick a bag: mini cooler or ➡️ drink tote and have it mailed your way! Here’s how: Take our complimentary three-part Life Skills 101 series that includes: “Personal Budgeting” on 6/16, “Legal Documents” on 7/22 and “Basics of Home Buying” on 8/18.
GAA members who virtually attend all three Life Skills 101 classes get their choice of Carolina bag (because you’ll have these skills in the bag, get it? OK, OK). But really, you’ll get to choose from a mini cooler or drink tote for all those summer adventures. Must attend the three live classes and be a member of the GAA to have your bag choice shipped your way. Sign up in a hurry at alumni.unc.edu/life-skills-101
From the Carolina Alumni Review: All of Bingham Hall, Almost All of Swain Hall Closed Because of UNC’s $850 Million Maintenance Backlog
Bingham is moldy from ventilation issues and faculty already had stopped going to their offices and meeting students there. All but one space in Swain is closed.
Learn more about the situation: https://unc.live/3pR54rU
#TBT – Dec. 28, 1963: The 1963 Gator Bowl was Carolina's first bowl win since the 1949 season ended with a loss to Rice in the Gator Bowl. The Heels thumped Air Force 35-0 in Jacksonville, but wouldn't win another bowl game until 1972. (GAA files)
It’s always a Great Day to Be a Tar Heel, and today is no exception … We’re hiring an Editor and Director of Communications 🎉 🎉 Let’s have fun celebrating 64,000 GAA members and 342,000 #UNCAlumni. Apply at alumni.unc.edu/jobs
🧪 Science of Fermentology, Kombucha and Sourdough on July 14 will teach us the basics fermentation, decomposition put to clever use in making delicious and nutritious food. After class, pick up your very own Mason Farm sourdough starter to try it out yourself. Learn more, and sign up at the link in our bio. #UNCAlumni