Event DateEvent Name
04-20-2002Prior to an $18 million, three-year renovation of Memorial Hall, the University held a ceremonial closing of the campus landmark.
05-13-2002The UNC baseball team completed a three-game sweep of Duke. With the wins and resulting points, the Tar Heels won their first Carlyle Cup competition.
08-19-2002The newly renovated and expanded Frank Porter Graham Student Union opened. The University celebrated the event with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and remarks by Chancellor James Moeser, Union director Don Luse, and Union president Charles Phaneuf.
10-25-2002Senator Paul Wellstone (Democrat, Minnesota) was killed in a plane crash along with his wife, daughter, three political aides, and the plane's pilots. Wellstone received an A.B. in 1965 and Ph.D. in 1969 from the University.