The University’s rich history as the nation’s first public university and its future as a top global and public research institution will be the subject of Chancellor Carol L. Folt’s keynote address at University Day on Oct. 12.
Gov. Pat McCrory will give the keynote speech when the University celebrates its 221st birthday on University Day Oct. 12.
University Day marks the laying of the cornerstone of Old East, the nation’s first state university building, in 1793…
Social scientist Dan Ariely ’94 (MA, ’96 PhD), the author of three New York Times best-selling books, will be the keynote speaker for Carolina’s 2013 doctoral hooding ceremony.
The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. May 11 at the…
Jamie Bartram, director of the Water Institute at UNC, will give the keynote speech for the University Day convocation at 11 a.m., Oct. 12. Classes will be canceled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Water Institute is a founding member of the new U.S.
by Jim Hughes
Forgotten in all the coverage of the passing of Andy Griffith ’49 in July was a performance I consider one of his finest and most unforgettable, when he was just playing himself.
The occasion was University Day, Oct. 12,…
One day years from now, a couple of successful UNC alumni might be sitting on a stage discussing their experiences as Tar Heels thanks to a scholarship from the Wake County Carolina Club.
At the club’s fourth Old Well Celebration, which raises…
Civil rights activist and statesman Andrew Young will give the 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture at Carolina.
Young — who was an aide to King, a congressman and a U.S. ambassador to the United Nations — will speak at 7:30…
About 80 ROTC cadets and midshipmen will assemble in dress uniforms at 11 a.m. Friday for the annual Veterans Day ceremony at UNC.
Veterans and town spokespeople believe that Carolina’s is the only Veterans Day ceremony in Chapel Hill. The public…
University Day 2011 was observed with the dedication of a marker to the students who worked to get the infamous Speaker Ban Law repealed in the 1960s. The new marker to an enduring principle of freedom of speech sits on the stone wall between…
Carolina celebrated its history as the nation’s first public university on University Day, Oct. 12.
The featured speaker, UNC System President Thomas W. Ross ’75 (JD), gave the keynote speech for the convocation, which began at 11 a.m.