WILSON LIBRARY


3/26/2018 8:49pm

The PlayMakers Repertory Company is a professional theatre company in residence at UNC Chapel Hill.

Get cultured with photography, theater and dance at UNC

With midterms ending and finals season fast approaching, many UNC professors are asking students to attend cultural events for their classes. Whether you need event ideas to get class credit or are looking for a way to spend a cultured evening, here is a list of some opportunities for students to take advantage of on campus.  


3/8/2018 10:13pm

Katie McNeirney, Digital Heritage Center student, shows how Wilson Library is digitizing some of North Carolina records from all around the state in Jan. 2015.

North Carolina Digital Heritage Center is up for the highest library honor

A first for the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, the center has been named a finalist for the nation’s highest library award.  “They combine statewide leadership with on-site guidance and assistance to ensure that one-of-a-kind resources can be accessed across the state, nation and the world," said Cal Shepard, state librarian for North Carolina.


10/24/2017 10:23pm

Sallie Walker Stockard was the first woman to graduate from UNC. Photo courtesy of the North Carolina Collection, Wilson Special Collections Library, UNC

'It’s just whack-a-mole': Women's history at UNC

With conversations of race and gender, historical context has become increasingly relevant. Because women comprise over 57 percent of UNC’s undergraduate enrollment, it can be perceived that the discussion of women on campus is over. Though issues facing women at UNC have changed since its first female graduate in 1898, problems still persist. 


7/7/2017 12:38pm

Wilson Library hosts a UNC t-shirt archive, among other things.

T-shirts provide snapshots of student life

Students dragging themselves to 8 a.m. classes are known for dressing casually, but a lot can be learned about campus life by looking at the t-shirts they throw on. Warm spring days draw out the #GDTBATH (Good Day to be A Tar Heel) shirts in full force, and the Quad is full of students decked out in Carolina blue.


2/27/2017 9:48pm

Opinion: Don't stop reading after college

Being literate can be defined two ways. Of course, being able to read is the basic definition of literacy. But literate also means having a knowledge or understanding of the readings and writings associated with a topic.