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.
Homecoming 2019It’s always a great day to be a Tar Heel, especially if that day includes a Homecoming win over Duke.
Some odd things happened when classes went online last spring. Students wound up watching the lectures with their families. Others put on virtual reality headsets and created a classroom where they could interact from miles away. Still others played their instruments and sang by themselves, unable to play the live gigs they’d booked, and studied how the music was woven into a whole. A lot of teachers and students struggled with remote classes, but some discovered and nurtured innovations that work. GAA members, read on in the latest issue of the Carolina Alumni Review. alumni.unc.edu/car #UNCAlumni
Celebrate the magic of This Place. Pre-order the complete 2017-20 collectible ornament series or individual ornaments by Sept. 30. These GAA member-exclusive keepsakes include the Morehead-Patterson Bell Tower, South Building, Wilson Library and Old Well. https://alumni.unc.edu/shop/
From the Carolina Alumni Review: Journalism School Honors Legacy of Frank Daniels Jr. ’53
UNC’s Hussman School of Journalism and Media will be home to an executive-in-residence program honoring Frank A. Daniels Jr. ’53, the longtime president and publisher of The News & Observer who, in his 26 years at the helm of The N&O, rose to national prominence and established a legacy of exemplary journalism and public service.
The program, established by members of the Daniels family and announced Sept. 23, will allow students and faculty to work with and learn from leaders from the fields of journalism, media and related professions.
Full story at https://unc.live/33ZZaKD
Get your Heels moving and #ServeCarolina for Tar Heel Service Day during the week of Oct. 12 to celebrate UNC’s 227th birthday. This year, the GAA will be hosting a virtual 5k and providing a lot of ideas for you to complete your own personal contactless service projects. Sign up soon, and get some b-day swag, too 🎉#UNCAlumni alumni.unc.edu
See how some faculty made valuable discoveries in the virtual classroom, meet an alumna leading a team at the frontline of COVID-19 vaccine development and more. GAA members: Double tap if you’ve already got your September/October issue ✨ #UNCAlumni alumni.unc.edu/car
Disenchanted by the modern world, Michael Lees ’15 moved to the forests of his eastern Caribbean homeland of Dominica with basic survival gear, religious texts and a camera. He documented his experience, including riding out a Category 5 hurricane, in his new film, Uncivilized. GAA members, read on in the latest issue of the Carolina Alumni Review. alumni.unc.edu/car #UNCAlumni
While we are socially distancing, we can still make a difference. Celebrate the University’s 277th birthday with us the week of Oct. 12 as we further the mission of the University through service. We’re excited to offer two ways you can give back – Tar Heel Service Day: 5k Virtual Fun Run and Tar Heel Service Day: Contactless Service Project. Show the world what an incredible impact Tar Heels can make as we #ServeCarolina. Learn more, and sign up today at alumni.unc.edu/servecarolina. Hint, hint: See how surprise swag, T-shirts and pennants can be mailed your way.
How are you home-gating for the game today? It’s UNC vs. Syracuse at noon (EDT) in Kenan Stadium. Tag @uncgaa in your story with a pic of your home-gating set up, because we really want to see it. And, we will pick one lucky winner on Monday for a Tar Heels prize pack mailed your way. #uncalumni