UNC History

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Water in UNC History is Topic of New Virtual Exhibit

A new online exhibit, Water at UNC-Chapel Hill, explores the role that water has played in the history of the University. Continue reading

Wilson Library Invites Commencement Visitors for Open House May 11

Commencement visitors can step back in time during an open house at the Wilson Special Collections Library on Saturday, May 11. Continue reading

Author James Reston, Jr. (’63) to Reflect on his Life in Writing at May 7 Program

Journalist and author James Reston, Jr. (’63) will reflect on his life as a writer and discuss two of his forthcoming books on Tuesday, May 7th at the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

A UNC Quiz: Academic Freedom and University History

In conjunction with the Wilson Library exhibit A Right to Speak and to Hear: Academic Freedom and Free Expression at UNC, the University Gazette has published a quick quiz about the history of free speech at the University. Continue reading

An Evening with NPR’s Carl Kasell, April 16

National Public Radio newscaster and radio personality Carl Kasell will be part of a free public program on April 16 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Continue reading

Event Teaches Student Organizations to Document and Preserve Legacies

“When I Was at UNC”: Preserving the Work and Legacy of Student Organizations through Documentation Tuesday, March 26, 2013 5:30 p.m. Program | UNC Student Union Room 3201 Free and open to the public Information: Jay Gaidmore, UNC Archivist, gaidmore@email.unc.edu, (919) 962-6402 Student organizations have long been integral to the UNC experience, with more than … Continue reading

Free Expression at UNC is Subject of Wilson Library Exhibition

A new exhibition in the North Carolina Collection Gallery of Wilson Library explores the history of free speech controversies at UNC. Continue reading

Silent Sam’s 100-Year History Will Be Topic of Jan. 22 Program

The early history of UNC’s controversial “Silent Sam” statue will be the topic of a free public lecture Jan. 22 at the Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC. Continue reading

Keep or Toss? Updated Guidelines Help Staff with Records Retention Decisions

Updated guidelines will help staff at UNC determine how long an where documents must be retained. Continue reading

Tar Heels Challenge the Wolfpack on the Gridiron and in the Archives October 27

Gridiron Glory Film Showings Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (continuous 20-minute loop) Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room Free and open to the public Information: (919) 962-3765 or wilsonlibrary@unc.edu The football rivalry between UNC and North Carolina State University will be played out in the archives as well as on the … Continue reading

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