UNC will officially recognize the second Monday of October as Indigenous Peoples' Day following years of petitions from the Carolina Indian Circle.
After 34 years at UNC — and two years as dean of the College of Arts & Sciences — Terry Rhodes will retire in June, according to a campus email sent Tuesday.
"We can see the light at the end of the tunnel, but we're not at the end of the tunnel yet, but I'm confident that we'll be able to get there," Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz said regarding the planning process for the fall semester.
UNC will open a vaccination clinic in the Student Union in the former Wendy's restaurant location, the University announced in a campus email Thursday.
Heidi Kim, director of the Asian American Center, said in a statement that the AAC is a resource for students. "The Asian American Center is here for you, because our community stands together," Kim said in the statement.
Former University Editor Maeve Sheehey and current University Editor Maddie Ellis share their experiences covering the pandemic as student journalists.
The class of 2021 will have the option of attending an in-person commencement ceremony this spring, Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz said in an email to the campus community Thursday.
Richards received 59.7 percent of the 3,219 votes cast in the election, defeating his opponent, junior Keshav Javvadi, by 851 votes, according to the results from the Board of Elections.
University Desk Editor Maddie Ellis talked with Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz about the progress of the spring semester, the fallout from the rush on Franklin Street and clarification on Guskiewicz's campus message regarding his role in the Silent Sam settlement.