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This Day in the History of the
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


February 10, 2004
The Frank Porter Graham Student Union Renovation and Expansion was completed. Seventy-two years after Graham Memorial opened, the entire Union re-opens to continue to serve as Edward Kidder Graham called, "a student club house building large enough to center and contain religious, social, and general student activities for the whole college."
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February 12, 2004
The inaugural Gladys Hall Coates university history lecture was held on this day. History professor Dr. James Leloudis delivered the lecture, which was titled “What’s a University For? Reflections on Carolina’s History.” Prior to the presentation, Chancellor James Moeser announced that Mrs. Coates, a long-time University supporter and benefactor, bequeathed to the North Carolina Collection a one million-dollar fund to support the research and writing of biographies of her husband, Albert M. Coates, and other university officials.
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February 25, 2004
Nelson Ferebee Taylor, who served as chancellor from 1972 to 1980, died in Chapel Hill.
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