News and Updates


Woody Durham ’63, Voice of the Tar Heels, Dies at 76

Woody Durham ’63, Voice of the Tar Heels, Dies at 76

It is with a sad heart that we confirm Woody Durham died today Wednesday, March 7th, 2018.  He was 76. Durham was the voice of the Tar Heels from 1971-2011 and he died from compl…

George Watts Hill Alumni Center Celebrates 25 years.

George Watts Hill Alumni Center Celebrates 25 years.

  2018 marks several milestones for UNC alumni. We’re celebrating 175 years of the UNC General Alumni Association and 25 years of the George Watts Hill Alumni Center.…

Carolina Has Stellar Fundraising Year

Carolina Has Stellar Fundraising Year

  Ending fiscal year 2017, UNC fundraising has topped over 500 million dollars in pledges.  Some of the noteable gifts include: A $25 million gift of art and endowm…

#UNC17

#UNC17

Over 6,000 Tar Heel students gathered at Kenan Stadium on Mother's Day May 14 to hear words of encouragement from '01 alumnus Brooke Baldwin, a CNN anchor.  “Wherever you go, w…

University of National Champions (UNC)

University of National Champions  (UNC)

Redemption Tour Ends with a Win.  Tar Heels win their 7th National Championship with 71-65 victory over the Gonzaga Bulldogs on April 4th, 2017.   Click this link more deta…

Ackland Art Museum first at a public U.S. university to own a collection of drawings by Rembrandt

Ackland Art Museum first at a public U.S. university to own a collection of drawings by Rembrandt

Dr. Sheldon Peck ’63 and his wife, Leena made a 25 million dollar gift to the Ackland Museum in January 2017.  The gift included an 8 million dollar endowment for a new curator …

UNC joins the American Talent Initiative (ATI) as a founding member.

UNC joins the American Talent Initiative (ATI) as a founding member.

The American Talent Initiative (ATI) is a Bloomberg Philanthropies-supported collaboration dedicated to expanding opportunity and access for low- and moderate-income students. …

With win over Syracuse, Roy Williams reaches 800 career wins.

With win over Syracuse, Roy Williams reaches 800 career wins.

In the Dean Dome, Roy Williams becomes the second fastest coach to get to 800 career wins.  Adolph Rupp is the only coach to do it faster.  Click here to read more about this phe…

UNC Honors 21 Who Were First

UNC Honors 21 Who Were First

To Celebrate UNC's 223rd birthday this year (2016), Chancellor Carol L. Folt  spearheaded an initiative to name grants and fellowships to honor people who represent important fi…