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University Day, 1915

As the UNC community gathers today to celebrate the 222nd anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of Old East, I wanted to take a look at how UNC commemorated number 122. Faculty and students gathered on October 12, 1915, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, UNC!

October 12, 2011, marks the 218th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone at Old East–the oldest building at the nation’s oldest state-funded university.┬áSince 1877, the UNC community has proudly gathered to commemorate this historic event. Wilson Library houses memories … Continue reading

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