Out of the Blue

Fedora Out, Mack Is Back for UNC Football

Mack Brown, who generated a lot of wins and excitement in 10 seasons with the Tar Heels, wants a second round as head coach. Larry Fedora was fired after seven seasons.

News from Carolina Alumni Review


UNC Wants a New Building for Silent Sam

State law prohibits the chancellor’s and trustees’ first choice — moving the statue off campus. They have asked the Board of Governors to approve a South Campus site.

Service to UNC Earns Davie Awards for Four

Established by the trustees in 1984, the William R. Davie Award is named for the Revolutionary War hero who introduced a 1789 bill to charter the University.

Field Hockey Adds Another NCAA Title

In winning its seventh NCAA field hockey championship, Carolina outscored its opponents 103-16, never gave up more than two goals and won all 23 games.

UNC Reaches Top Five in Federal Research Funding

The University also ranks 11th nationally among all research institutions and sixth nationally among publics in overall research and development funding.

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Happenings at the GAA


Treat Yourself to GAA Membership

Don’t miss: 2019 Carolina calendar featuring campus dogs; UNC Alumni app with national discounts for restaurants and entertainment; and, available just for GAA members to purchase, a limited-edition ornament of South Building. Become a GAA member by Dec. 15, and you’ll enjoy all this, a Heel of a lot more, and get the November/December issue of the Carolina Alumni Review.

Mobile / Online Alumni Directory

It’s holiday card season. Want to make sure you have the best addresses? The GAA’s member-exclusive Mobile / Online Alumni Directories are a great way to make sure your holiday greetings are reaching all your Tar Heel friends. Become a GAA member today for access.

Join Our Team

We have two open positions: coordinator of alumni reunions and special events, and manager of student enrichment and young alumni engagement. Help us create experiences that engage students and #UNCAlumni throughout the world. Apply today for these full-time positions in Chapel Hill when you walk your Tar Heels on over to our employment page to learn more.


Travel With Tar Heels in 2019

Embark on a 14-day, small-group journey through St. Petersburg and the Baltics, July 9 – 22. Visit four distinct nations and witness a world transformed — all with UNC’s Don Raleigh, Jay Richard Judson Distinguished professor of history. GAA member exclusive. Learn more.

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From the Calendar


Chapel Hill: Consider This … Forum

Meet us at this complimentary forum to discuss the growing influence of artificial intelligence with expert panelists. Learn more.


Chapel Hill: Heeliday Garden Party

Bring the whole family to enjoy a festive evening at the N.C. Botanical Garden featuring photos with the Carolina blue Santa. Learn more.


Multiple Cities: UNC vs. Gonzaga Game-Watch Parties

Meet up with your local Carolina Club to cheer on the Heels as they take on Gonzaga. Check the calendar for locations. Learn more.

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Kristin Diane Lavergne ’94 (MSW), Life Member

Kristin won a $25 gift certificate to Johnny T-shirt. Kristin was selected at random from GAA members currently subscribed to “Out of the Blue.” Join the GAA today and you might be randomly selected as an upcoming GAA Member of the Month.

Podcast: Sounds of the Season

Enjoy a selection of a cappella holiday music courtesy of the UNC Clef Hangers and Loreleis.

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