UNC plans to house about 3,500 students in single-occupancy rooms in dorms and Granville Towers for the spring semester and to teach some in-person classes. Most classes with more than 35 students will be taught remotely.
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.
ThinkFast ... COVID-19: Mental Health and Well-BeingThe GAA and Carolina Public Humanities present a panel discussion of the impact on mental health and well-being on adults and children during these unprecedented times.
Think Fast ... COVID-19: The Impact and ImplicationsListen as a GAA-selected panel of experts examine the impact of COVID-19 in more detail and from a variety of perspectives.
They love scary things so much it’s spooky. Katherine Canipe Wells ’07 and Alec Wells ’07 met at the annual Franklin Street Halloween bash – and the two have been soaking up as much Halloween as they can ever since – even during their engagement. Dressed as Michael Myers, the movie Halloween’s blank-faced serial killer, Alec popped out from around the hedge row familiar to horror aficionados. Read all about it, and watch the proposal video. #UNCAlumni #TBT https://alumni.unc.edu/news/they-love-scary-things-so-much-its-spooky/
This time of year, especially we miss seeing John Lloyd Snipes ’82 driving the Heelraiser around town. John passed away in 2012, but legend has it that the customized Carolina blue Cadillac hearse can still be spotted cruising on occasion. Anybody seen it lately? Know who’s behind the wheel now?
From the Carolina Alumni Review: Townsend Bertram & Co. Comes to End of Its Trail
Just as a pandemic-weary populace is adapting to the outdoors being a good place to have fun while staying safe, a signature Carrboro outfitter for outdoors equipment is going away.
Townsend Bertram & Co. — which has pitched its tents, backpacks and fashionable clothing for an active lifestyle on and off the trails for the past 32 years in Carr Mill Mall — will close permanently at the end of November. It is clearing out its remaining merchandise and furnishings at deep discounts.
Full story at https://unc.live/3oASZGn
When masks were scarce early in the pandemic, KaRae’ Nakemia Carey ’18, a nurse at UNC Health, took to her sewing machine to make them for her police officer husband and others. Other alumni launched projects on industrial scale to meet the need. GAA members, read on in the latest issue of the Carolina Alumni Review. alumni.unc.edu/car #UNCAlumni
From the Carolina Alumni Review: Spring Plan: Some In-Person Instruction, Limited Dorm Space
The University plans to house about 3,500 students in single-occupancy rooms in dorms and Granville Towers for the spring semester and to teach some in-person classes. Most classes with more than 35 students, however, will be taught remotely.
Classes will start Jan. 19, and UNC will forego spring break in anticipation of continued disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic, planning instead for five break days incorporated into the calendar, either individually or in clusters. The last day of classes will be May 5; Commencement is scheduled for May 16.
Full story at https://unc.live/3kw99hN
His Hollywood career likely started at Chapel Hill’s famous VisArt Video store, honing cinematic appreciation watching several movies a day. Now Tom Quinn ’93 is an industry force, behind such films as Parasite, the first non-English language Oscar winner for best picture. GAA members, read on in the latest issue of the Carolina Alumni Review. alumni.unc.edu/car #UNCAlumni
🎉🎉 GAA MEMBER GIVEAWAY 🎉🎉 5x7” Bell Tower and Old Well Prints 💙🐑 Comment with your first name + last name + class year, AND be sure to tag two Tar Heels in your comment. We’ll pick five winners on Friday to each be mailed this set of ready-to-frame prints. #uncalumni
Game day tomorrow 🏈 Tune in and tag us in your “home-gating” brunch spread before kickoff at 7:30 p.m. Brunch recipes available now at alumni.unc.edu/heelsathome. Be sure to tag us in your photos @UNCGAA and #UNCAlumni for a chance to have a very Tar Heel prize pack mailed your way. Go Heels 🎉💙
We’re walking our Tar Heels through Heels at Home week with tonight’s event, Sip and Style Your Carolina Blue Wardrobe (sign up at alumni.unc.edu/heelsathome). Get ready with us all day today when you make this Tuesday a very #CarolinaBluesDay. Spread the spirit of this place when you post a photo on social of that favorite Carolina T-shirt or that perfectly blue mug (added bonus: we’ll pick one tag for a prize pack to be mailed your way).
After 45 years on W. Rosemary St., Breadmen’s moved out of downtown Chapel Hill with new owners. Brothers Roy ’70 and Bill Piscitello retired, handing off the “breakfast served all day” eatery to longtime staffers Luis Castro and his son, Omar, as the newly renamed Breadman’s. GAA members, read on in the latest issue of the Carolina Alumni Review. alumni.unc.edu/car #UNCAlumni