Summer 2020 courses through UNC will be taught remotely in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a Thursday email from Provost Bob Blouin.
The University, city and state have seen dramatic changes over the past month due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From classes going remote and campus shutting down to North Carolina residents being directed to stay at home, coronavirus and the related restrictions impact nearly every aspect of people's daily lives. From the first case in North Carolina to a statewide stay-at-home order and everything in between, here's how COVID-19 has impacted UNC, Chapel Hill and North Carolina so far.
According to a press release from the UNC system — the statewide body that governs all 16 public universities in North Carolina — students will be refunded for unused housing and dining services due to COVID-19-related campus closures.
We talked to a UNC student who came home from study abroad and tested positive for COVID-19 about what it's like to get tested for and have the novel coronavirus.
The University is allowing students to declare spring 2020 courses as pass/fail until Aug. 7, and these pass/fail courses will count toward major continuation and graduation requirements. The Dean's List will be suspended for the spring semester.
Students who live off-campus near the University are "strongly encouraged" to return to their permanent addresses if possible, according to a Wednesday email from Aaron Bachenheimer, executive director of Off-Campus Student Life.
The University will only allow critical research activities until March 31, according to a campus-wide email from Vice Chancellor for Research Terry Magnuson on Wednesday.
UNC's residence halls will be closed to all residents for the rest of the academic year with few exceptions, according to a campus-wide email sent from Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz on Tuesday.
A UNC employee has tested positive for COVID-19, according to an Alert Carolina message Tuesday.
The UNC System is instructing students who live in University housing to return to their permanent, off-campus residences unless granted an exception by their institution, the system announced Tuesday.
Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, came to campus to talk on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019.
Anti-Confederate protesters placed flags around McCorkle Place with facts and names related to police brutality and white supremacy.
Anti-Confederates put a small cardboard guillotine on McCorkle Place that said "Racist Statues Get the Blade."
Anti-Confederates organized the "Nazis Suck Potluck 2" to oppose the pro-Confederate protest at the Peace and Justice Plaza.
Anti-Confederate demonstrators held up signs protesting the Confederate supporters and police brutality in front of the pro-Confederates.
Pro-Confederate protesters left the Peace and Justice Plaza at about 1:45 p.m. Saturday.
The Carolina Union Activities Board encouraged students to guess the 2019 Jubilee performer before the reveal on Friday.
CUAB announced Wednesday that Waka Flocka Flame will be the 2018 Jubilee performer.