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

February 10, 2005
Mary Frances Berry was the featured speaker at the University’s first campus-wide lecture for African American History Month. Berry was the first female to head the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The title of her lecture was “Callie House and the Black Reparations Movement 1897 to the Present.”
February 14, 2005
Led by former presidential candidate John Edwards, a graduate of the University's School of Law, the Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity was launched.
February 16, 2005
The University held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Genetic Medicine Building.