Allie Kelly

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Tents located outside of the emergency wing of UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill on Thursday, March 19, 2020. 

UNC Hospitals develops COVID-19 testing kits, responds to pandemic

With 97 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in North Carolina, the UNC Hospital System is testing patients for the virus and working to support the medical professionals still on the job.  President of Ambulatory and Post-Acute Care Ian Buchanan said clinical microbiology experts at UNC developed their own testing equipment. UNC Health has also formed a COVID-19 response group of health care experts to address the pandemic at the state level.  


DTH Photo Illustration. A student sits at a desk on March 16, 2020. UNC students and professors are preparing for online instruction.

From jazz to LFIT, UNC professors plan how they'll take their classes online next week

With the transition to online learning coming up on March 23, UNC professors are planning on how to make their classes remote. For some areas of study like music and physical fitness, this online transition presents unique challenges.  The University has extended spring break by a week to give professors time to prepare for online learning. For some professors, this means figuring out how to teach instrumental music over Zoom. For others, this means seeking help from other professors across the country. 



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The Faculty Executive Committee gathered Monday afternoon to consider complexities in leadership, debates over the spring “Conflict over Gaza” Conference and the concerns of student government.

Faculty Executive Meeting

The Faculty Executive Committee gathered Monday afternoon to consider complexities in leadership, debates over the spring “Conflict over Gaza” Conference and the concerns of student government.


Students and community members gathered on Sunday night for a vigil to remember Eno the emu.

Emu Vigil

Students and community members gathered on Sunday night for a vigil to remember Eno the emu.