Author Archives: Jennie Rose Halperin, Graduate Assistant

About Jennie Rose Halperin, Graduate Assistant

I'm a graduate student at the School of Information and Library Science and a first-year Carolina Academic Library Associate. I like playing ukulele, American history, tap dancing, and riding bicycles. I sing in Carrboro's klezmer band, Gmish.

Taking a Look at the Whole System

There has been a lot of talk of late about the system-wide tuition increases at the University of North Carolina. The plan to increase tuition by 15.6 percent over four years at UNC-Chapel Hill and by an average of 8.8 … Continue reading

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“A Dialogue Between Old and New” and “Knowledge Building(s)”

Two new exhibits featuring University Archives materials are on display in the North Carolina Collection Gallery and the Davis Library Gallery starting this week!

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Library Rules, 1799

Ever wonder what library rules were like in 1799, soon after the founding of the University of North Carolina library?  In this gem of an entry from the General Faculty and Faculty Council Records, the Board of Trustees write the … Continue reading

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Electrifying the UNC Campus

Though electricity now seems to pump endlessly and uninterrupted through the university system and hospitals, the role that Energy Services at the University of North Carolina has played over the past forty years has changed significantly.  From approximately 1895 to … Continue reading

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Speaking Bans and Speaking-Out

As a graduate student, I feel a bit removed from student organizations, but yesterday I talked with some students with a banner and a loud boombox right outside of Wilson Library entreating the University to “Occupy UNC.”

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