April 16, 2019
The campus was rocked in mid-April by several of what University officials characterized as racist and anti-Semitic incidents. Two people were arrested for vandalism of art objects that involved racist graffiti; anti-Semitic posters were found...Read More
April 9, 2019
Two middle-of-the-night acts of vandalism against art objects on March 31 — including the Unsung Founders Memorial on McCorkle Place — were “racist actions,” said Interim Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz in a message to the campus...Read More
April 2, 2019
UNC police have issued arrest warrants for two people believed to have vandalized a campus monument and an outdoor art installation early Sunday. Interim Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz called the incidents “racist actions” in a message...Read More
The most picturesque spot on campus will be kind of hard on your camera for most of March, but it should be back to beautiful with the start of spring and the coming deluge of Commencement keepsake seekers.
Three of the Old Well’s columns need restoration and repair, and scaffolds are going up this week to support the structure — which dates to 1954 in its current iteration — while the work is being done. The bases of the white pine columns will be replaced with more durable red mahogany.
The work is expected to take two to three weeks.
The well opened for refreshment in 1795. It got its current look, with neoclassical rotunda, in 1897.