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COVID-19: News and Campus Updates

Syllabus – History Through the Lens of Magic

A survey of magical thought and practice in Europe from Ancient Greece to the Enlightenment. [READ FULL POST]

Go Bears

For junior Rachel Hickman, UNC was just the change she was looking for. [READ FULL POST]

Funding Important Work

Funding for research and scholarship, creative activities, instructional programs, and service and outreach activities. [READ FULL POST]

I'm a Bear

Jonathan Martin BA ’11 owns Black Sock Productions, a video company he founded after graduating from UNC. [READ FULL POST]

News Briefs

Find out what’s newsworthy, noteworthy and uniquely UNC. [READ FULL POST]

The View from Here

When Nottingham Field opened in 1995 for its first football game, Vic Nottingham ’52 watched the Bears take the field from section D, row 25, seat 14, right in front of the High Plains Room.  [READ FULL POST]

Fellow Bears

A letter from UNC President Andy Feinstein regarding the stories that we chose to present to you in this issue of UNC Magazine. [READ FULL POST]

Voices – Bears in the Bands

This year’s Presidential Inauguration honoring newly elected President Joe Biden was historical on many fronts, from the inauguration of the country’s first female, first African American and first Asian American vice president, Kamala Harris, to its subdued setting and lack of crowds due to COVID-19. [READ FULL POST]

Fellow Bears – Summer 2021

A letter from UNC President Andy Feinstein regarding the stories that we chose to present to you in this issue of UNC Magazine. [READ FULL POST]

Funding Important Work – Summer 2021

Funding for research and scholarship, creative activities, instructional programs, and service and outreach activities. [READ FULL POST]

Go Bears – An Empowering Space

Thanks to generous donors, student-athletes will return this fall to the new Empower Center, a $4 million, entirely donor-funded sports performance building. [READ FULL POST]

I'm a Bear – Cincinnati Red, UNC Bear

Brandon Bailey has worn a lot of baseball jerseys — he’s pitched for Broomfield (Colorado) High School, Gonzaga University, a half-dozen minor league teams associated with the Oakland Athletics and the Houston Astros, and now the Cincinnati Reds. [READ FULL POST]

The View from Here — Taking Yoga to the Pool

Participants in a stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) yoga class at Butler-Hancock Pool took balance to a whole new level this spring. [READ FULL POST]

News Briefs – Summer 2021

Find out what’s newsworthy, noteworthy and uniquely UNC. [READ FULL POST]

Syllabus: GEOG 185

This new course exposes students to the fundamental concepts and geo-spatial use of drones. [READ FULL POST]

The View from Here – Killing the Coronavirus

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the role of UNC’s Facilities staff became more crucial than ever. [READ FULL POST]

I'm a Bear – Joelle Jenkins

Over the summer, Joelle Jenkins, McNair Scholar and senior majoring in Environmental and Sustainability Studies with minors in Africana Studies and Biology, founded the BlacademicUS Twitter account that shares resources and stories of Black people in academia; [READ FULL POST]

Go Bears – Winter 2020

UNC Women’s Basketball star Savannah Smith returned to her alma mater as a graduate assistant for her former team. Now, she’s working on a project connecting Bears past, present and future. [READ FULL POST]

News Briefs – Winter 2020

Find out what’s newsworthy, noteworthy and uniquely UNC. [READ FULL POST]

Funding Important Work – Winter 2020

Funding for research and scholarship, creative activities, instructional programs, and service and outreach activities. [READ FULL POST]

Fellow Bears – Winter 2020

A letter from UNC President Andy Feinstein regarding the stories that we chose to present to you in this issue of UNC Magazine. [READ FULL POST]

Fellow Bears – Summer 2020

A letter from UNC President Andy Feinstein regarding the stories that we chose to present to you in this issue of UNC Magazine. [READ FULL POST]

I'm a Bear – Rachel McGuire

As teachers around the world quickly moved to teaching online during the coronavirus pandemic, UNC English Education graduate student Rachel McGuire made sure her District 6 students and families were equipped for success during at-home learning. [READ FULL POST]

Quote Worthy – Summer 2020

Notable quotes from around campus, from students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends. [READ FULL POST]

The View from Here — Dining Distantly

The usual clatter and din of an afternoon meal was absent from Holmes Hall the last half of spring semester. Red tape marked social-distance zones for students waiting to pick up meals. [READ FULL POST]

News Briefs – Summer 2020

Find out what’s newsworthy, noteworthy and uniquely UNC. [READ FULL POST]

Funding Important Work – Summer 2020

Funding for research and scholarship, creative activities, instructional programs, and service and outreach activities. [READ FULL POST]

Go Bears – Lost in the Distance

Just like that, social distancing closed down the Big Sky Conference and the UNC men’s basketball team’s dreams of playing at the NCAA Tournament. But the shutdown didn’t diminish the hard work and outstanding season that got them so close to the dance. [READ FULL POST]

I'm a Bear - Kelli Johnson

Kelli Johnson ’13, came to UNC from Washington state. Now, she’s a researcher and Ph.D. candidate at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. [READ FULL POST]

Go Bears - Mountaintop Experiences

‘Fisayo Awolaja's lifelong interest in science and his athletic ability opened doors to unexpected paths at UNC. [READ FULL POST]

Syllabus - Cooking Good Food for Class

Students learn to make connections, write clearly and do original research while learning about food. [READ FULL POST]

The View from Here - UNC @ the Rockies

Hundreds of UNC alumni and friends gathered at Coors Field in July for UNC Day at the Rockies. [READ FULL POST]

Quote Worthy - Fall 2019

Notable quotes from around campus, from students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends. [READ FULL POST]

Funding Important Work - Fall 2019

Funding for research and scholarship, creative activities, instructional programs, and service and outreach activities. [READ FULL POST]

News Briefs - Fall 2019

Find out what’s newsworthy, noteworthy and uniquely UNC. [READ FULL POST]

The View from Here – Investiture

In April, the campus community gathered in the Campus Commons atrium to celebrate the investiture of UNC’s 13th president, Andy Feinstein, and the successful conclusion of the Campaign for UNC. [READ FULL POST]

I'm a Bear - Danny Medoff

Army medic and philosopher Danny Medoff, ’18, talks about growth and engagement at UNC [READ FULL POST]

Syllabus - Corridos: Bringing New Perspectives

Assistant Professor Jonathan Alcantar, Ph.D., explores a very specific subgenre of cultural music called the Narcocorrido in his Mexican-American Studies class: MAS 410, Narcocorrido and Mexican Folk Culture. [READ FULL POST]

Go Bears - Mariel Gutierrez

Mariel Gutierrez graduated from UNC in December 2018, earning her Business Finance degree in three-and-a-half years while stacking up points on the pitch and trophies on her award shelf. [READ FULL POST]

News Briefs - Spring 2019

Find out what’s newsworthy, noteworthy and uniquely UNC. [READ FULL POST]

Quote Worthy - Spring 2019

Notable quotes from around campus, from students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends. [READ FULL POST]

Funding Important Work - Spring 2019

Funding for research and scholarship, creative activities, instructional programs, and service and outreach activities. [READ FULL POST]

News Briefs - Fall 2018

Find out what’s newsworthy, noteworthy and uniquely UNC. [READ FULL POST]

Syllabus - Everything is Connected

“Everything is connected”: Studying English via food [READ FULL POST]

I'm a Bear - Andrea Alt

Andrea Alt, UNC Doctoral Student and Graduate Assistant, Mathematical Sciences, and marathon runner. [READ FULL POST]

The View From Here - OCN 301

Physical and Chemical Oceanography class give students hands-on experience investigating water quality and other water properties in the lakes and reservoirs of Colorado. [READ FULL POST]

Go Bears - Corey Nakakura

Senior Corey Nakakura will take the lessons he’s learned on the mound and in the classroom back to his home school in Hawaii. [READ FULL POST]

Quote Worthy - Fall 2018

Notable quotes from around campus [READ FULL POST]

Funding Important Work - Fall 2018

Funding for research and scholarship, creative activities, instructional programs, and service and outreach activities. [READ FULL POST]

I'm a Bear - Ginny DiGuiseppi

Ginny DiGuiseppi '12, English, is a full-time cosplayer [READ FULL POST]

Voices - How My Financial Aid Story Led to Meeting Bill Gates

I’ve learned that the power of storytelling is an incredible thing that can lead to major impact. [READ FULL POST]

The View from Here - Michael Trotter

Meet UNC alum Michael Trotter who is the roofing contractor for the new Campus Commons building [READ FULL POST]

Syllabus - The Beat Goes On

The Beat Goes On - Professor Frank Cook teaches the History of Rock 'n' Roll class. [READ FULL POST]

Funding Important Work - Spring 2018

Funding for research and scholarship, creative activities, instructional programs, and service and outreach activities. [READ FULL POST]

Quote Worthy - Spring 2018

Notable quotes from around campus [READ FULL POST]

News Briefs - Spring 2018

Find out what’s newsworthy, noteworthy and uniquely UNC. [READ FULL POST]

Go Bears - Spring 2018

Bears buy in to Coach Ethridge’s system, notch second 20-win season in three years [READ FULL POST]

Go Bears - Jordan Davis

Bears point guard takes to the court in Romania and the U.S. Virgin Islands [READ FULL POST]

Syllabus - Foundations of Business Thought

Jeff McNair Teaches Foundations of Business Thought. [READ FULL POST]

Funding Important Work - Fall 2017

Funding for research and scholarship, creative activities, instructional programs, and service and outreach activities. [READ FULL POST]

News Briefs - Fall 2017

Find out what’s newsworthy, noteworthy and uniquely UNC. [READ FULL POST]

Quoteworthly - Fall 2017

Notable quotes from around campus. [READ FULL POST]

The View from Here - Fall 2017

A stunning image by UNC Professor Rick Adams. [READ FULL POST]

Syllabus - Tuning the Actor’s Instrument

Tuning the actor’s instrument - Professor Andrea Moon leads the stage movement class. [READ FULL POST]

I'm a Bear - Marie L. Greenwood

Marie L. Greenwood '35, Elementary Education [READ FULL POST]

News Briefs - Spring 2017

Find out what’s newsworthy, noteworthy and uniquely UNC. [READ FULL POST]

Voices - Be About ‘the Hang’

Alumna Angela Parrish, who sings the opening song in La La Land, reflects on the experience. [READ FULL POST]

Funding Important Work - Spring 2017

Funding for research and scholarship, creative activities, instructional programs, and service and outreach activities. [READ FULL POST]

Quote Worthy - Spring 2017

Notable quotes from around campus [READ FULL POST]

Go Bears - Spring 2017

Bears buy in to Coach Ethridge’s system, notch second 20-win season in three years [READ FULL POST]

The View from Here - Spring 2017

Meet UNC superfan Topher Ahrens. [READ FULL POST]

News Briefs – Fall 2016

Find out what's happening on campus! [READ FULL POST]

Innovation – Healthcare and Rural America

UNC’s grant-funded program for nurses strives to provide template for rural healthcare [READ FULL POST]

Voices – Fall 2016

Upholding Academic Freedom, Free Speech while Building Community [READ FULL POST]

Go Bears – Championship Pedigree

UNC assistant coach draws on experience as national champ as his 1996 team celebrates 20-year reunion. [READ FULL POST]

Close Up - Fall 2016

Close-up with Aisha Jackson, 2013 Theatre Arts and Dance Graduate [READ FULL POST]

Funding Important Work - Fall 2016

Funding for research and scholarship, creative activities, instructional programs, and service and outreach activities [READ FULL POST]

Close Up - Kamie Ethridge

Close-up with Kamie Ethridge, Head Women's Basketball Coach [READ FULL POST]

The View from Here – Flipping Out

Former UNC wrestler and current mixed martial arts champion Justin Gaethje returned to campus to fight a title match. [READ FULL POST]

Go Bears – Ten Years in Division I

Ten Years in Division I – A look back at athletics’ milestones of the last decade [READ FULL POST]

Innovation – Putting the Business in Show Business

New Arts Entrepreneurship Program helps prepare artists for successful careers [READ FULL POST]

Behind the Building – The Kohl House

The Kohl House is home to Native American Student Services and Asian/Pacific American Student Services [READ FULL POST]

Funding Important Work - Spring 2016

Updates on Campus Commons funding, and support for UNC programs. [READ FULL POST]

News Briefs – Spring 2016

Find out what's happening on campus, from selection as a Tree Campus USA, to a jazz reunion, and more. [READ FULL POST]

I'm a Bear – Amanda Cunningham

Amanda Cunningham Speeds through the Appalachian Trail [READ FULL POST]

Syllabus – Capturing Life Stories

Using ethnographic field technique, students write about the live's of their subjects in this anthropology class. [READ FULL POST]