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2020-2021 Digital History Lab Annual Report

May 26, 2021

The Digital History Lab’s second year has been a productive and rewarding one. With a staff of four, the DHL has continued one podcast and started another, offered tutorials and workshops, produced a weekly newsletter highlighting tools and events relevant … Continued

The History of Pauli Murray Hall

May 26, 2021

Pauli Murray Hall has never been a prominent stop on any campus tours. It is dated, not historic. The Campus at Chapel Hill: Two Hundred Years of Architecture, a recently reissued 1986 book written by art history professor John V. … Continued

“The Enduring Value of Historical Education”

May 26, 2021

History Department Zoom Recognition Ceremony for Graduating Seniors UNC-Chapel Hill, May 16, 2021 I’m honored to represent the UNC history department faculty as we celebrate the achievements of the department’s talented students who are graduating today. I know that your … Continued

Building Renaming Marks Reckoning with Racism in UNC’s Past

May 26, 2021

Visitors to UNC’s campus may have trouble finding Pauli Murray hall on Google Maps—that’s because it isn’t there. Instead, one will find directions to Hamilton Hall, the building’s official name, honoring a past department chair and founder of Carolina’s famed … Continued

History Seminar Fosters Global Collaborations over Zoom

May 26, 2021

Zoom has opened up exciting possibilities for international collaborations in the History Department. This year, Professor Chad Bryant’s HIST 783 Colloquium on Russian and Eastern European History included a component the students in the course had not encountered before. As … Continued

Bailey White ’16 Founds Mentorship Group

May 26, 2021

Anyone considering a degree in history who has been asked the question, “What for?”, need only look up Bailey White ’16. A Senior Consultant at Deloitte Consulting, Bailey studied History and Business Administration at UNC. Originally from Winston-Salem and a … Continued