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Commencement weekend highlights

Among the weekend’s highlights was New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s homage to Carolina basketball in his Commencement remarks offering advice for new graduates by spelling out the familiar cheer, “Tar – Heel.”

Her home run

UNC alumna Sue Falsone loved watching the games of her hometown professional football team, the Buffalo Bills.

Communiversity’s work with children hits 20 years

Sonja Haynes Stone was not in attendance at the 20th anniversary celebration of Communiversity, the educational outreach program inspired by her work. The beloved professor died unexpectedly in 1991, leaving behind Carolina students and colleagues who would find themselves changed by her example.

President talks college affordability at UNC

In his first official White House visit to Carolina, President Barack Obama focused on college affordability and the plight of students who rely on federal loans to finance their education during remarks to an enthusiastic crowd at Carmichael Arena Tuesday on April 24.