Event DateEvent Name
01-28-1993Governor James B. Hunt, Jr., attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the new School of Social Work building, which is now known as the Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building.
03-18-1993Honoring a $175,000 gift from Clifton E. Pleasants, Clifton E. Pleasants Jr., and the Pleasants Family, the University Library named the assembly room in Wilson Library the "Pleasants Family Assembly Room." Income from the endowment is used to purchase items for the Library's special collections units.
03-24-1993The Grateful Dead played the first of two sold-out shows at the Dean Smith Center.
04-05-1993The men's basketball team defeated the University of Michigan to win Dean Smith's second NCAA national championship. Led by Final Four Most Outstanding Player Donald Williams, the Tar Heels won 77-71.
07-23-1993Following several months of discussion and controversy, the Board of Trustees selected the Coker Woods site as the location for the Sonja Haynes Stone Black Cultural Center.
09-14-1993As part of the University's two-hundredth anniversary commemoration, the United States Postal Service issued a postal card depicting Playmakers Theatre.
10-12-1993Davie Poplar III was planted, marking the bicentennial of the University. The tree is a descendant of the original Davie Poplar.