Upcoming programs held by the Historical Society can be found on this page. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, all programs are being conducted remotely through Zoom.

Sunday, April 25, 2021, 3 p.m.: UNC A to Z: What Every Tar Heel Needs to Know About the 1st State University, presented by Nicholas Graham and Cecilia Moore

Covering everything from the Old Well to the Speaker Ban and more, UNC A to Z is a concise, easy-to-read introduction to the nation’s first public university, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Perfect for new students getting to know the campus or alumni who want to learn more about their alma mater, this richly illustrated reference contains more than 350 entries packed with fascinating facts, interesting stories, and little-known histories of the people, places, and events that have shaped the Carolina we know today.

With histories of campus buildings like Old East, gathering places like the Pit, and the many student traditions like the Cardboard Club, the Cake Race, and High Noon, UNC A to Z is the book every Tar Heel will want to keep close at hand. 

Nicholas Graham is the university archivist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Cecelia Moore is the former university historian at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

May 16 – Midway: A Virtual Tour of the Black Financial District – Danita Mason-Hogans, Project Manager for Center of Documentary Studies

To view archives of past programs, go here: Past Programs