The UNC campus was briefly on high alert today when an armed individual was reported at the Student Union. University authorities quickly issued an Alert Carolina, and emergency sirens were activated. The situation, believed to be related to an internal matter, saw a speedy resolution with the arrest of the suspect.
The echoes of that harrowing afternoon will linger in the hallways of Caudill Laboratories, a place where scientific inquiry and academic pursuit were interrupted by the senseless act of violence. But in the days that followed, those same hallways would bear witness to the resilience of the UNC community. Together, they would strive to reclaim the spirit of learning and camaraderie that defines their institution, turning a page from tragedy towards a shared commitment to honoring the memory of their lost faculty member.”