Category Archives: Events

The Battle Challenge: 100 Years in the Making

This Wednesday, Wilson Library and the UNC Department of History are putting on the first of two events that are 100 years in the making. It all started in 1915, when former UNC president Kemp Plummer Battle presented the North Carolina Historical … Continue reading

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SOHP Interns’ Performance

On Wednesday, April 30 at 3:00 pm on the front porch of the Love House and Hutchins Forum, four undergraduate interns with the Southern Oral History Program will share a live performance based on their collected oral histories from this spring … Continue reading

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Recent and Upcoming Conferences

There have been two recent conferences in our area recently, and another is coming soon.  The annual Librarians’ Association of UNC (LAUNC-CH) conference took place Monday, March 10th at the Friday Center.  If you missed out on the conference, you … Continue reading

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SOHP Interns Present UNC LGBTQ Oral Histories

Are you interested in the history of student activism at UNC Chapel Hill? What about the history of sexual education, sexuality counseling services, or LGBTQ life on UNC’s campus? The Fall 2013 interns of the Southern Oral History Program will … Continue reading

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Wilson is Open Late for Studying!

During exams study spaces in Wilson Library will remain open until 9 PM. We’ll be open late Thursday and Friday, December 5th and 6th; and again Sunday, December 8th through Wednesday, December 11th. If you are looking for a peaceful … Continue reading

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Class of 1988 Time Capsule will be Unearthed Tomorrow!

Join University Archives staff  tomorrow, Friday Nov. 8th,  as we watch the class of 1988’s time capsule be unearthed after 25 years underground. Digging begins on Polk Place (near South Building) at 1 pm. We wonder what will be inside… … Continue reading

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The 4th Annual Gridiron Glory Screening Event

Stop by Wilson Library this Saturday before the Homecoming game against UVA where we’ll be showing off some of our UNC football memorabilia and screening Gridiron Glory, a collection of film clips from 1934–1985 narrated by the inimitable Woody Durham.

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Upcoming Event for Retiring Faculty: Preserving your Intellectual Legacy at UNC

Retiring UNC faculty are invited to attend Preserving Your Intellectual Legacy at UNC: An Information Session for Faculty and Staff Nearing Retirement tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. More info can be found here. If you are interested in this topic … Continue reading

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A Visit from NPR’s Carl Kasell

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Last month, as NPR’s Carl Kasell visited campus, we were excited to welcome him to Wilson Library for a tour. Graduate assistants Kate Ceronie and Jennifer Coggins, who did research for the event and put together an exhibit for the … Continue reading

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Carl Kasell and the Early Years of WUNC

When WUNC began airing NPR’s Morning Edition in 1980, it wasn’t the first time newscaster Carl Kasell’s famous voice had gone out on the station’s airwaves. In fact, when WUNC was dedicated as a student-run FM station in 1953, Kasell … Continue reading

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