Dr. Hugh A. “Chip” McAllister brings art and science together
A flawless Carolina blue sky and enthusiastic applause greeted UNC School of Medicine alumnus Hugh A. “Chip” McAllister Jr. (M.D. ’66) of Houston, Texas, as he stepped to the podium in front of the UNC Cancer Center on April 12.
The event announced McAllister’s $10 million commitment to the University benefitting the Ackland Art Museum and the School of Medicine.
This is a story of how one man with an idea really can change the world. It’s also a story about how Carolina is helping him to do just that.
It all started in 2006 with a beautiful, spunky, 5-month-old baby girl named Lexi. Read more »
Linda and Bud Tarrson: Giving back the greatest gift to receive
Twenty-five years ago, someone spoke these words to Linda Tarrson:
“North Carolina is a class act. The people there will always be good stewards of your money. They will take care of you and Bud as part of their family. The University has such a stellar reputation, it’s one that you would want to be involved in.”
Estate supports medical librarianship and health informatics
Dr. Fred W. Roper '60, '62 (M.S.L.S.), distinguished alumnus of UNC's School of Information and Library Science and distinguished dean emeritus of the University of South Carolina's School of Library and Information Science, has established the Mary Alice and George Jones Fund to honor the memory of his mother and step-father. Through his generous estate gift, Dr. Roper will provide support for the school's medical librarianship and health informatics programs.