John Motley Morehead News Archive



The Myth of the Wilson Library Dunce Cap
Have you heard the story that the Bell Tower was intentionally placed right behind Wilson Library so that, when viewed from South Building, the top...

Morehead Planetarium, The First of Its Kind in the South
On May 10, 1949, the Morehead Planetarium opened on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill. It was first planetarium in the South, the first planetarium on...

Morehead Planetarium has rich history
John Motley Morehead III, class of 1891, gave UNC the money to build the iconic bell tower in 1931 but still wanted to continue giving...

Jock Moore taking advantage of his opportunities
Jock Moore hasn’t played a second of college football this season. While that may discourage some players, it makes Moore all the hungrier. After all,...


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