Margaret Spellings resigns as UNC system president after a three year term marked by political divisions. The UNC Honor Court disciplines student Maya Little for vandalizing Silent Sam. The “James Bond of the Media” visits Chapel Hill. Arts Everywhere brings a 24/7 art studio to campus. A UNC researcher studies the impact of physical narrators in storytelling. Roy Williams expresses his frustration after the NCAA prohibits a charity basketball game to benefit survivors of Hurricane Florence. Two Hollywood film professionals return home to Alamance County to stage a haunted attraction.
Carol Folt becomes the first UNC Chancellor to apologize for the university’s lingering connection to slavery. Several Silent Sam protesters still face trial dates. Some UNC students and faculty hope to nominate Christine Blasey Ford for a distinguished alumna award in the wake of her testimony during the Blake Kavanaugh hearings. Flu season is upon us, and campus health is pushing for students to get vaccinated. UNC’s Gaelic Athletic Athletic Association practices “the fastest game on grass,” in order to keep the traditions of their ancestors alive.