UNC Today: Thursday, March 8, 2018

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UNC Associate Professor to Appear on "Jeopardy!"

Lynn Klyde-Allaman will appear as a contestant on "Jeopardy!" The segment featuring her is scheduled to be televised at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 22, on Fox (check local listings). The self-described trivia buff and associate professor of Journalism & Media Studies will become the second member of her family to appear on the game show. Continue Reading

UNC Women's Team Qualifies for NCAA Tournament After Winning Big Sky Tournament

Bears Win Big Sky Championship

The women's basektball team defeated Idaho 91-69 in the Big Sky Championship and will make the program's first NCAA Tournament appearance. Guard Savannah Smith was named tournament MVP. Visit uncbears.com for coverage.

Ethridge Named Big Sky Coach of the Year

Women's basketball coach Kamie Ethridge earned her first career Big Sky Coach of the Year honor, as announced by the conference on Tuesday afternoon. Ethridge led the Bears to a 23-6 record and the program's first outright Big Sky regular season championship with a 15-3 conference record. Continue Reading

School of Communication Conference Free with UNC ID

The School of Communication is hosting the annual Society for the Academic Study of Social Imagery (SASSI) conference, March 9-10, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Greeley at Lincoln Park. Conference attendance is free to anyone with a UNC ID. The conference theme is "The Image of REDEMPTION in Literature, Media, and Society." Approximately 40 scholars from around the country, representing a variety of disciplines, will be sharing their work. One highlight is a Saturday morning Skype session with incarcerated women and the redemption they find in community work. Visit the website for more information and to see the program.

Banner, Ursa Unavailable Saturday

Banner and Ursa will be unavailable from 5 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March. 10, while Information Management and Technology performs maintenance on the systems. For more information, contact the Technical Support Center at 351-4357.

Reminder: Campus Parking Enforced During Spring Break

Please be aware that Parking Services still enforces parking rules and regulations during spring break. All vehicles are required to display appropriate UNC parking permits. For more information, contact Parking Services.

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