Public Forums

Engage in Carolina Alumni’s public forums, Consider This… and Think Fast, designed to engage UNC faculty on breaking events that dominate the public conscience. Public forums are free and open to the public. Past forum topics have included: 2020 Elections, Systemic Racism, COVID-19, Disruptive Demographic Trends, Boston Marathon Bombing, Crisis in Kosovo, Electoral Issues of the 2000 Presidential Election, 9/11 Terrorist Attacks, Implications of the War in Iraq, Economic Meltdown of 2008, Gulf Oil Spill, Political Protests in Egypt of 2011 and more.

Point of Contact

Catherine Nichols '89
Senior Coordinator of Faculty Relations and Travel
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Catherine joined the Carolina Alumni staff in Sept. 2016. She loves connecting faculty with alumni and the community. As an alumna of UNC and native of Chapel Hill, she’s thrilled to represent UNC and the alumni community through her work. Catherine enjoys spending time on campus with her family and traveling at any opportunity. She also enjoys movies, biking and reading.