Brian Keyes


Students walk through Polk Place, or the quad, past Wilson Library on Sunday, June 7, 2020.

Information about class delivery becomes available; students voice concerns

Although Carolina Together states that the mode of instruction for fall classes is officially available to view starting July 1, students could check ConnectCarolina as early as June 29 for whether their classes were designated as face-to-face/hybrid, hyflex (both in person and remote), remote and recitation or remote only. Some students returning in the fall expressed mixed emotions about the possibility of coming back to campus, concerned about the coronavirus and a lack of transparency around how the University will enforce public health guidelines. 

The Van Hecke-Wettach Hall hosts UNC's School of Law.

UNC School of Law responds to letter from group of Black students

A group of Black law students sent a letter to UNC School of Law titled "Why UNC Law is Not a Place for Black Students." The letter condemned the school's lack of resources and its culture of antipathy towards Black students, as well as the dean for a failure to retain Black students and faculty.  Here's how the school has responded. 

A screenshot of Professor Claude Clegg of the Departments of History and African, African American, and Diaspora Studies, speaking during an online seminar about the context of race and policing in the United States on Monday, June 22, 2020.

'Bold, sweeping and immediate': AAAD professors discuss racial justice in America

Professors in the Department of African, African American and Diaspora Studies held an online forum Friday discussing UNC's history with racial justice and the context of police brutality and systematic racism in the United States. Seminar participants also addressed ways in which they believe the University and K-12 school systems could further educate students and highlight Black history.

The header image for the newly-launched Carolina Roadmap website at UNC explaining the details of UNC's fall reopening

'Still developing the specifics': Guskiewicz talks reopening plans in Zoom meeting

Chancellor Guskiewicz met with the Advisory Committee and Faculty Executive Committee in a joint online meeting Wednesday to answer questions about UNC's plans to reopen campus in the fall.  Attendees raised concerns about how to enforce University policies on social distancing and what would trigger an "off-ramp" course of action from the Carolina Roadmap for Fall 2020.  Concerns were also raised about how to continue to enforce University policies on social distancing when students return to campus. 


Julia Pulawski gives a statement outside the Orange County Courthouse before her appeals hearing on Monday morning. 


Julia Pulawski gives a statement outside the Orange County Courthouse before her appeals hearing on Monday morning.