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ACC Meeting of the Minds Conference

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Location: NC State University

Contact: The Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR)

Description: The Annual ACC Meeting of the Minds Undergraduate Research Conference will be held April 10-12, 2015 at North Carolina State University. This annual symposium showcases undergraduate research from ACC universities. Research from all disciplines is presented as performances, posters, or oral presentations. Note that ACC sports revenues are used to defray some of the expenses of […]

Backpacking Mount Rogers expedition

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Location: Off Campus — Check Description for Details

Cost: 120

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: With open grassy balds towering over 5500’ and punctuated by spiny rock ridges, the highlands of Mount Rogers are sure to provide an adventure to remember.  Mount Rogers is the highest peak in Virginia and home to wild ponies in a unique alpine ecosystem. Pre-trip meeting mandatory for all participants: April 8 at 7 pm […]

12th Annual Rotary Spring Conference

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: 20

Contact: Amy Cole

Description: Each year the graduating class of Rotary Peace Fellows presents their research on a wide range of issues affecting peace around the world. This event is open to the public. All students receive Free Admission. General Admission tickets are $20. Please visit our website for more information about the conference. Follow this link to register through Eventbrite.

CIRSA Bench Challenge

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Location: Student Recreation Center (SRC)

Cost: 15

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: Do you have what it takes to win in a Bench competition? Bring your A-game and get ready for some fun competition on April 12 from 9 am- 12 pm. Support CIRSA, show your muscles, and possibly win some prizes! Registration open: March 16- April 10 @ 4 pm Cost: $15 Competition day/time: Sunday April 12th from […]

PlayMakers: 4000 MILES

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: All Roads Lead Home. PlayMakers presents 4000 Miles by Amy Herzog. An elderly grandmother with a fading memory opens her door – and her life – to her wayward grandson. As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, 4000 Miles unearths surprising commonality across generations in this emotionally compelling and humor-filled drama. Finalist, 2013 […]

UNC Baseball vs NC State

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Location: Boshamer Stadium

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Athletics

Description: Come watch the Tar Heels take on NC State. Admission is free for UNC students, faculty, and staff. $5 Batting Practice ‘All-You-Can-Eat’ Buffet serving your ballpark favorites until 1st pitch. Sunday Family Funday with interactive activities for kids and kids run the bases (post-game).

UNC Guitar Ensemble

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Location: Hill Hall Auditorium

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: The UNC Guitar Ensemble presents its spring concert. Free and open to the public.

Teaching the Trees: Lessons from the Forest

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Joan Maloof, Author, Ecologist Sunday, Apr 12; 2:30pm Joan Maloof, author of Teaching The Trees, has probably visited more U.S. old-growth forests than anyone alive today. In this presentation, she discusses what remains of these never-logged forests and what makes them so special. Free to the public, but pre-registration is required.

Celebrating Trees: A Woodwind Concert

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Village Band Sunday, Apr 12; 4:15–5:00 pm Join us for this special woodwind concert! Local musicians will entertain us with music inspired by nature as well as selections from the best-loved pieces for woodwind ensembles. Free, but preregistration is required.

Hotel Modern and Arthur Sauer – The Great War

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: 1914-1918. Millions of soldiers wrote letters to their loved ones from the trenches. Millions died in the fire and mud. Millions came home with stories that could not be told or heard. In this startlingly original live animation performance, Dutch theater ensemble Hotel Modern and composer Arthur Sauer delve into the brutal trench warfare of […]

Prospective Graduate Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

Description: The tour introduces the campus and community to prospective graduate students and includes a packet of information on housing, dining, recreation and life in Chapel Hill. The tour does not visit individual departments, so please direct questions about your program of interest or meetings with potential professors and/or advisors to the specific department.  The tour […]

Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing Data and Quality Control

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Location: Health Sciences Library

Contact: Anne Dudley

Description: Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing Data and Quality Control, 4/13/2015, 10:00am – 12:00pm (HSL 307) Genome wide analysis of gene expression has been a popular technique since the advent of microarrays. Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology was applied for this purpose early in the life cycle and has since become one of the most popular […]

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free for Ackland Members; $5 per session for all others (payments should be made at the door by cash or check).

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful setting of the Ackland! Each hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall provides an opportunity to practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable […]

Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free for Ackland Members; $5 per session for all others (payments should be made at the door by cash or check).

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Join us for Tai Chi in the Galleries inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style tai chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable for all […]

2015 Patricia Waller Lecture

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Location: Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center

Contact: UNC Highway Safety Research Center, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center, UNC College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Psychology

Description: Topic: “Suicide prevention is a winnable battle…if…” Date: Monday, April 13 Time: 1:00 p.m., reception to follow Location: George Watts Hill Alumni Center Parking: Paid visitor parking is available in the Rams Head Deck Eric Caine, M.D., director of the Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention at the University of Rochester Medical Center, will […]

Campus Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

Description: Enthusiastic, knowledgeable guides provide a true Carolina Experience, sharing information about landmarks, legends and campus life on a one-hour walking tour of campus.  Tours begin at UNC Visitors’ Center, located in the west entrance of Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, 250 East Franklin Street.  The entrance has large columns and blue welcome banners flanking the door. […]

Namibian Democracy 25 Years After Independence – Douglass Hunt Lecture

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: Free

Contact: Carolina Seminars

Description: A panel discussion, entitled “Namibian Democracy 25 Years After Independence,” will take place on Monday, April 13 at 5 p.m. in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium in the FedEx Global Education Center and will be preceded by a reception at 4:30 p.m. in the James and Florence Peacock Atrium. The University of North Carolina at Chapel […]

Hanes Art Center CreatorSpace Grand Opening

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Michelle Garst

Description: Interested in making and creating? The UNC CreatorSpaces are where ideas come to life in the form of tangible items. The newest CreatorSpace is opening its doors on April 13th. Stop by the Hanes Art Center to tour the space, see the equipment, and find out about upcoming workshops. Learn how you can become involved in the maker movement at UNC. Light snacks will be provided.

Exploring the Institutional Diversity Framework at Carolina

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Location: Carolina Inn

Cost: Free but registration is required

Contact: Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

Description: In partnership with the Provost Committee on Inclusive Excellence and Diversity (PCIED), Diversity and Multicultural Affairs will feature Daryl G. Smith, Senior Research Fellow and Professor Emerita of Education and Psychology at Claremont Graduate University as the keynote for a seminar and facilitated discussion on Exploring the Institutional Diversity Framework at Carolina. Smith will discuss […]

Plant Communities of North Carolina

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Alan Weakley, Director, UNC Herbarium Tuesdays, March 31, April 7, 14; 9 am – 12 pm, April 21; 8 am – 6 pm This course introduces students to North Carolina’s rich diversity of plant communities. Variations in climate and soil types across the state as well as other factors have resulted in the creation of […]

Overview of Medical Devices and their Regulatory Pathways

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: Free

Contact: NC TraCS Institute

Description: DATE: April 14, 2015 TIME: 9 am – 11 am LOCATION: Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, Room 219 (TraCS Institute) SPEAKER: Robert J. Russell, President & CEO RJR Consulting, Inc. The goal of this workshop is to provide researchers with general knowledge, tools and resources to aid the device development process at the academic level and beyond.  The […]

Plant Communities of North Carolina

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Alan Weakley, Director, UNC Herbarium Tuesdays, Mar 31, Apr 7, 14; 9am–12pm; Apr 21; 8am–6pm Learn about North Carolina’s rich diversity of plant communities. Variations in climate and soil types across the state as well as other factors have resulted in the creation of distinctive regions. Class sessions include nine hours of lecture and a […]

Great Books Reading Group – The Poems of Emily Dickinson

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 35

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Yearning to revisit some of your old favorites with engaged peers and a learned discussion leader? We are pleased to announce the inaugural season of our Great Books Reading Groups in partnership with Flyleaf Books of Chapel Hill. Join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a session on context and meaning, and then return in two […]

Public Speaking & Leadership: Bell Tower Toastmasters Club

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Location: Health Sciences Library

Contact: Francesca Allegri

Description: Weekly club meetings give you a comfortable environment to practice public speaking and leadership skills. Guests are always welcome and the club is open to all, both university and community members. We work with people who join the club to practice professional presentations, interviews, dissertation proposals and defenses, community talks, and other speaking situations. Dues […]

NC Health Care Career Expo

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Location: Student Union, Frank Porter Graham

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Interested in becoming a physician, dentist, physical therapist, physician assistant, optometrist, or other health care professional? Meet with representatives from healthcare graduate programs from across the U.S. at this event. Representatives TBD

Prospective Graduate Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

Description: The tour introduces the campus and community to prospective graduate students and includes a packet of information on housing, dining, recreation and life in Chapel Hill. The tour does not visit individual departments, so please direct questions about your program of interest or meetings with potential professors and/or advisors to the specific department.  The tour […]

Campus Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

Description: Enthusiastic, knowledgeable guides provide a true Carolina Experience, sharing information about landmarks, legends and campus life on a one-hour walking tour of campus.  Tours begin at UNC Visitors’ Center, located in the west entrance of Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, 250 East Franklin Street.  The entrance has large columns and blue welcome banners flanking the door. […]

AUTHOR EVENT: Marianne Gingher – Amazing Place: What North Carolina Means to Writers

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Location: Bulls Head Bookshop

Cost: Free

Contact: Kyle McKay

Description: Marianne Gingher, professor of English & Comparative Literature at UNC, will be at Bull’s Head Bookshop on Tuesday, April 14th at 3:30PM to read from her new book Amazing Place: What North Carolina Means to Writers. She will be joined by contributors Lydia Millet, author of Mermaids in Paradise, and Jenny Offill, author of Dept. […]

The Hidden Campus: Archaeological Glimpses of UNC in the Nineteenth Century

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: 5:00 p.m.  Reception and viewing of exhibit “The Hidden Campus: Archaeological Glimpses of UNC in the Nineteenth Century,” North Carolina Collection Gallery, Wilson Library 5:30 p.m.  Program, Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library Although eight structures from UNC’s antebellum history survive today, others are long gone. Steve Davis, Associate Director of UNC’s Research Laboratories of […]

AUTHOR EVENT: N.A. Granger – Death in a Dacron Sail

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Location: Bulls Head Bookshop

Cost: Free

Contact: Kyle McKay

Description: N.A. Granger, Professor Emerita at UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, will be at Bull’s Head Bookshop on Tuesday, April 14th at 5:00PM to read from her new book Death in a Dacron Sail. On an icy February morning, Rhe Brewster, an emergency room nurse with a nose for investigation, is called to a dock in […]

Music on the Porch: Mipso!

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Join us at the Love House & Hutchins Forum for a night of live music and conversation with UNC’s very own Mipso! These self-described “renegade traditionalists” are doing their part to take three-part harmony and Appalachian influences into new territory. Formed in Chapel Hill in 2010 and fresh off their 5,000-mile “Tour of Everywhere,” the […]

American Civil War Series: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

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Location: Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center

Cost: varies

Contact: Ann-Louise Aguiar

Description: George Watts Hill Alumni Center’s Royall Room Tuesday, April 14 | 7 – 9 p.m. Tuition: $35; GAA members pay $20 Register online for Spring 2015 classes and field-study trips. Or, mail in your Spring 2015 Registration Form. Questions? Call South Moore ’15 at 919-843-0790. Over the course of one’s lifetime, one or two events carry such consequence that […]

A conversation with creative writing alumnae Jenny Offill and Lydia Millet

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: Creative Writing Program

Description: Join authors and UNC creative writing alumnae Jenny Offill (Dept. of Speculation) and Lydia Millet (Mermaids in Paradise) in a conversation at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. They will discuss writing, the writing life and what they learned at Carolina. The event is sponsored by the Creative Writing Program in the Department of English and […]

PlayMakers: 4000 Miles

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: All Roads Lead Home. PlayMakers presents 4000 Miles by Amy Herzog. An elderly grandmother with a fading memory opens her door – and her life – to her wayward grandson. As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, 4000 Miles unearths surprising commonality across generations in this emotionally compelling and humor-filled drama. Finalist, 2013 […]

Martha Graham Dance Company

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Described by The Washington Post as “one of the seven wonders of the artistic universe” and byThe New York Times as “one of the great companies of the world,” the Martha Graham Dance Company returns to Memorial Hall with choreographer Nacho Duato’s Carolina Performing Arts-commissioned Rust. Modern dance pioneer Martha Graham, who founded the company […]

UNC World Music

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Location: Hill Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: UNC’s world music ensembles (Charanga Carolina & Gamelan Nyai Sarawati) present a joint fall concert of music for salsa ensemble and Javanese gamelan. Free and open to the public.

Using the Tuxedo Suite for Analysis of RNAseq Data

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Location: Health Sciences Library

Contact: Anne Dudley

Description: Using the Tuxedo Suite for Analysis of RNAseq Data, 4/15/2015, 10:00am – 12:00pm (HSL 307) The Tuxedo Suite consists of several programs (TopHat, Cufflinks, Cuffdiff). We will loosely base our exploration of the Tuxedo suite of programs on this Nature Protocols paper (http://www.nature.com/nprot/journal/v7/n3/full/nprot.2012.016.html). We will also look at a read counting program (featureCounts) that can […]

Celebration of Undergraduate Research

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Location: Frank Porter Graham Student Union

Contact: The Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR)

Description: The Celebration of Undergraduate Research (CUR) is an annual research symposium for UNC undergrads held in the Frank Porter Graham Student Union. Student present posters and deliver talks in concurrent poster and platform sessions. The Celebration is sponsored by the Office for Undergraduate Research and co-sponsored by The Roosevelt Institute. The goal of the Celebration is to showcase […]

Campus Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

Description: Enthusiastic, knowledgeable guides provide a true Carolina Experience, sharing information about landmarks, legends and campus life on a one-hour walking tour of campus.  Tours begin at UNC Visitors’ Center, located in the west entrance of Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, 250 East Franklin Street.  The entrance has large columns and blue welcome banners flanking the door. […]

Why We Lost: A General Looks at Afghanistan and Iraq

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: Please visit our website for details.

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: April 15, 2015 Lt. General Daniel P. Bolger, U.S. Army (ret.), Special Faculty, History, North Carolina State University Lieutenant General Dan Bolger (retired), a former senior U.S. field commander in Iraq and Afghanistan, will explain why he believes our campaigns in those countries ended in failure. His talk will address how and why we didn’t […]

Majora Carter- Earth Day Keynote Speaker

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Location: Carroll Hall

Contact: UNC Sustainability Office

Description: Majora Carter, urban revitalization strategist and social-enterprise pioneer, will speak at UNC-Chapel Hill to deliver the Campus Earth Week Keynote Address, on Wednesday, April 15, 6pm, in Carroll Hall, room 111. Carter has redefined the field of environmental equality. She started in the South Bronx at the turn of the century and is now a […]

Chumbe Weaving and Storytelling

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Library

Description: Mamá Pastora Juagibioy.Camëntsá Nation. Mamá Pastora an authority and practitioner of indigenous traditions, a medicine woman, and a midwife of the Camentsa indigenous nation in Colombia. She is also a teacher of Camentsa art. Mamá Pastora revived the weaving tradition in her community and teaches these techniques. In addition she designs traditional textiles such as […]

Pre-trip meeting for Three Rivers expedition

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Location: Outdoor Education Center

Cost: 40

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: Kayaking Three Rivers expedition As the Eno River merges with the Flat River and empties into the backwaters of Falls Lake, it slows and creates a paddling experience reminiscent of Coastal salt marsh. Wind through a maze of tiny islands in search of wildlife including Osprey, Egrets and Great Blue Heron. Pre-trip meeting mandatory for […]

Pre-trip meeting for Pilot Mountain expedition

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Location: Outdoor Education Center

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: Climbing Pilot Mountain expedition The 60’ quartzite cliffs of Pilot Mountain provide the perfect introduction to outdoor top-rope climbing. Your team will learn knots, belaying, climbing technique and safety management. This climbing expedition always provides plenty of challenge and creates lasting friendships! Pre-trip meeting mandatory for all participants: April 15 at 7 pm Trip date: […]

Oh the Humanities – A game show featuring UNC-CH faculty and DSI comedians

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: 6.00

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: April 15 This semester the UNC Program in the Humanities will be adding to the evening festivities with our new game show, “Oh the Humanities,” featuring Carolina faculty in compromising positions. Come and learn as they squirm, when we team up again with the Dirty South Comedy Theater to bring you knowledge in fun non-traditional […]

PlayMakers: 4000 Miles

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: All Roads Lead Home. PlayMakers presents 4000 Miles by Amy Herzog. An elderly grandmother with a fading memory opens her door – and her life – to her wayward grandson. As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, 4000 Miles unearths surprising commonality across generations in this emotionally compelling and humor-filled drama. Finalist, 2013 […]

Martha Graham Dance Company

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Described by The Washington Post as “one of the seven wonders of the artistic universe” and byThe New York Times as “one of the great companies of the world,” the Martha Graham Dance Company returns to Memorial Hall with choreographer Nacho Duato’s Carolina Performing Arts-commissioned Rust. Modern dance pioneer Martha Graham, who founded the company […]

Accelerate Your Research: Systematic Review Series

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Location: Health Sciences Library

Contact: Anne Dudley

Description: So you wanna do a systematic review? Session #5: Is This a Good Study? Study Selection & Assessment Date: April 16, 2015 Time: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Location: HSL Collaboration Center (Room 227) This session covers: Covers: Review process for title/abstract and full-text selection Rating quality of studies Strength of evidence methodologies Resources for screening, data […]

AUTHOR EVENT: Renée Alexander Craft – When the Devil Knocks: The Congo Tradition and the Politics of Blackness in Twentieth-Century Panama

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Location: Bulls Head Bookshop

Cost: Free

Contact: Kyle McKay

Description: Renée Alexander Craft, assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies and Curriculum in Global Studies at UNC, will be at Bull’s Head Bookshop on Thursday, April 16th at 1:00PM to share from her new book When the Devil Knocks: The Congo Tradition and the Politics of Blackness in Twentieth-Century Panama. This event is co-sponsored […]

Next Level Symposium on Hip-Hop Diplomacy: Opportunities and Challenges

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Location: Hyde Hall, University Room

Contact: Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Description: During the week of April 13–17, professional hip-hop artists from Africa, Asia, and Europe will be in residence at UNC. The residency is part of the Next Level program, an international musical exchange and diplomacy initiative funded by the U.S. Department of State and run by UNC-Chapel Hill. Next Level’s mission is to use hip-hop […]

Campus Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

Description: Enthusiastic, knowledgeable guides provide a true Carolina Experience, sharing information about landmarks, legends and campus life on a one-hour walking tour of campus.  Tours begin at UNC Visitors’ Center, located in the west entrance of Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, 250 East Franklin Street.  The entrance has large columns and blue welcome banners flanking the door. […]

Strong Interest Inventory Group Session: RSVP in Careerolina

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Location: Hanes Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Which of your interests match potential majors and careers? We will email you your results and walk you through a page-by-page interpretation of what they mean to your future major/career choice(s). Bring your laptops to this meeting. 1. Complete the Strong Interest Inventory online at http://careers.unc.edu/resources/strong-interest-inventory.html. 2. Next, sign up for one of our group […]

Prospective Graduate Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

Description: The tour introduces the campus and community to prospective graduate students and includes a packet of information on housing, dining, recreation and life in Chapel Hill. The tour does not visit individual departments, so please direct questions about your program of interest or meetings with potential professors and/or advisors to the specific department.  The tour […]

Music on the Porch: Ellis Dyson and the Shambles

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Join us on the porch (and in the lawn) of the Love House & Hutchins Forum for a lively show by the inimitable Ellis Dyson and the Shambles! This sextet is composed of highly trained jazz musicians with a deep-seated love and respect for the conventions and practices of the traditional Appalachian musicians that came […]

Wikipedia Edit-a-thons: Women in Science

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: Aspiring Wikipedians will have four opportunities to make history in April—by contributing historical research to Wikipedia during “edit-a-thons” at libraries on the UNC campus. Anyone with an interest in research, history, or online information can take part in these efforts to improve information in the free online encyclopedia. The libraries will provide refreshments, along with […]

American Civil War Series: The War Comes Home

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Location: Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center

Cost: varies

Contact: Ann-Louise Aguiar

Description: George Watts Hill Alumni Center’s Royall Room Thursday, April 16 | 7 – 9 p.m. Tuition: $35; GAA members pay $20 Register online for Spring 2015 classes and field-study trips. Or, mail in your Spring 2015 Registration Form. Questions? Call South Moore ’15 at 919-843-0790. For the majority of the war, the Piedmont of North Carolina read about the far-away conflict. […]

What’s the Big Idea? Series – Sustainable Local Food Systems and Better Health: Is There a Link?

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 10

Contact: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Description: Sustainable Local Food Systems and Better Health: Is There a Link? Local food has become very trendy. There are plenty of good arguments in favor of the local food movement, many regarding protecting the environment and a way of life for small farmers. But does everybody benefit from the local food movement, and will it really […]

PlayMakers: 4000 Miles

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: All Roads Lead Home. PlayMakers presents 4000 Miles by Amy Herzog. An elderly grandmother with a fading memory opens her door – and her life – to her wayward grandson. As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, 4000 Miles unearths surprising commonality across generations in this emotionally compelling and humor-filled drama. Finalist, 2013 […]

The Will of Bernard Boynton

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Location: Center for Dramatic Art

Description: By Mark Perry Directed by Mark Perry and Katherine Hunter-Williams Two estranged brothers return to their father’s house in Maine, where he has recently committed suicide and where his spirit waits. Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art Thursday April 16th at 8pm Friday April 17th at 8pm Saturday April 18th at 8pm Sunday April 19th […]

Prospective Graduate Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

Description: The tour introduces the campus and community to prospective graduate students and includes a packet of information on housing, dining, recreation and life in Chapel Hill. The tour does not visit individual departments, so please direct questions about your program of interest or meetings with potential professors and/or advisors to the specific department.  The tour […]

The Will of Bernard Boynton

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Location: Center for Dramatic Art

Description: By Mark Perry Directed by Mark Perry and Katherine Hunter-Williams Two estranged brothers return to their father’s house in Maine, where he has recently committed suicide and where his spirit waits. Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art Thursday April 16th at 8pm Friday April 17th at 8pm Saturday April 18th at 8pm Sunday April 19th […]

HAVEN Training for Faculty and Staff

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: Free

Contact: HAVEN Trainings

Description: HAVEN is a three hour training for students, faculty, and staff members at UNC who want to learn skills for supporting survivors of sexual violence, interpersonal (relationship) violence, and stalking. The training also provides information about resources available to support survivors on campus and in the community. Individuals can sign up for HAVEN at SAFE.UNC.EDU. […]

Prospective Graduate Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

Description: The tour introduces the campus and community to prospective graduate students and includes a packet of information on housing, dining, recreation and life in Chapel Hill. The tour does not visit individual departments, so please direct questions about your program of interest or meetings with potential professors and/or advisors to the specific department.  The tour […]

Campus Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

Description: Enthusiastic, knowledgeable guides provide a true Carolina Experience, sharing information about landmarks, legends and campus life on a one-hour walking tour of campus.  Tours begin at UNC Visitors’ Center, located in the west entrance of Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, 250 East Franklin Street.  The entrance has large columns and blue welcome banners flanking the door. […]

(Relatively) Easy Data Visualization – Using Tableau to Visualize Health Data

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Location: Health Sciences Library

Contact: Anne Dudley

Description: (Relatively) Easy Data Visualization – Using Tableau to Visualize Health Data, 4/17/15, 10am-11am (HSL 307 and online via Blackboard Collaborate) Tableau allows users to create a variety of beautiful professional visualizations for online presentation, without writing computer code. This hands-on workshop will introduce the basics of creating visualizations and interactive dashboards in Tableau using health […]

Undergraduate Admissions 10:30 a.m. Information Session & Tour

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Location: Jackson Hall

Description: You’re looking for a university, and a community, that fits you. Your needs, passions, dreams and goals. And while we could go on and on about all the opportunities that await you here, there’s really only one way to be sure Carolina’s right for you: visit our campus in person. So go ahead, schedule your […]

SPEIA Basketball Analytics Summit

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Location: UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Contact: Kenan Institute

Description: Best practices in analytics will be discussed and shared by leading college and professional basketball experts and corporate partners. Professionals, students and academics who are passionate about or conduct research in the discipline of performance (individual or team) and business analytics are invited to attend the SPEIA Basketball Analytics Summit, April 17-18 at UNC Kenan-Flagler […]

Annual Edible Book Contest

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Location: Manning Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Library

Description: You are invited to the second Annual Edible Book Contest. Join local bibliophiles, artists, and bakers for a celebration of literature and books, at the UNC Information and Library Science Library in the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) on April 17, noon – 2 p.m. Participants will display their edible creations which are […]

Art Department Colloquium: Cecily Hilsdale, McGill University

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Pika Ghosh

Description: Cecily Hilsdale, Associate Professor in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University, specializes in the arts of Byzantium and the wider Mediterranean world. Her research focuses on diplomacy and cultural exchange, in particular the circulation of Byzantine luxury items as diplomatic gifts as well as the related dissemination of eastern styles, techniques, iconographies and ideologies of imperium.

Prospective Graduate Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

Description: The tour introduces the campus and community to prospective graduate students and includes a packet of information on housing, dining, recreation and life in Chapel Hill. The tour does not visit individual departments, so please direct questions about your program of interest or meetings with potential professors and/or advisors to the specific department.  The tour […]

PlayMakers: 4000 Miles

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: All Roads Lead Home. PlayMakers presents 4000 Miles by Amy Herzog. An elderly grandmother with a fading memory opens her door – and her life – to her wayward grandson. As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, 4000 Miles unearths surprising commonality across generations in this emotionally compelling and humor-filled drama. Finalist, 2013 […]

UNC Percussion Ensemble

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Location: Kenan Music Building

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: The UNC Percussion Ensemble presents a spring concert of works for percussion. Free and open to the public.

Next Level Open Jam Session and Final Performance

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Location: The Strowd

Contact: Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Description: During the week of April 13–17, professional hip-hop artists from Africa, Asia, and Europe will be in residence at UNC. The residency is part of the Next Level program, an international musical exchange and diplomacy initiative funded by the U.S. Department of State and run by UNC-Chapel Hill. Next Level’s mission is to use hip-hop […]

Dorothea Röschmann, soprano and Mitsuko Uchida, piano

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: The sublime Mitsuko Uchida and opera star Dorothea Röschmann return to Memorial Hall with impassioned love songs by Robert Schumann and Alban Berg. Grammy Award winner and Metropolitan Opera favorite Röschmann’s rich, velvety voice, pure tone and compelling stage presence have made her one of today’s most admired singers, embodying music, poetry and art in […]

The Will of Bernard Boynton

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Location: Center for Dramatic Art

Description: By Mark Perry Directed by Mark Perry and Katherine Hunter-Williams Two estranged brothers return to their father’s house in Maine, where he has recently committed suicide and where his spirit waits. Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art Thursday April 16th at 8pm Friday April 17th at 8pm Saturday April 18th at 8pm Sunday April 19th […]

SPEIA Basketball Analytics Summit

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Location: UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Contact: Kenan Institute

Description: Best practices in analytics will be discussed and shared by leading college and professional basketball experts and corporate partners. Professionals, students and academics who are passionate about or conduct research in the discipline of performance (individual or team) and business analytics are invited to attend the SPEIA Basketball Analytics Summit, April 17-18 at UNC Kenan-Flagler […]

GO! Spring Orientation 2015

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Center for Global Initiatives

Description: The GO! Initiative is designed to help students evaluate expectations, anticipate potential cultural and ethical challenges, prepare for engagement in communities, and develop intercultural competencies.

Kayaking Three Rivers expedition

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Location: Off Campus — Check Description for Details

Cost: 40

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: Kayaking Three Rivers expedition As the Eno River merges with the Flat River and empties into the backwaters of Falls Lake, it slows and creates a paddling experience reminiscent of Coastal salt marsh. Wind through a maze of tiny islands in search of wildlife including Osprey, Egrets and Great Blue Heron. Pre-trip meeting mandatory for […]

What is Jewish Literature?

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: Please visit our website for details.

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: The 2015 Uhlman Family Seminar featuring distinguished scholar Jonathan Hess April 18, 2015 Since the mid-nineteenth century, literature has played a key role in the way Jews have adapted to the modern world and confronted the challenges of secularization, the dislocations of migration, and the traumas of anti-Semitism. But what exactly is Jewish literature? How […]

Local Deciduous Trees

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Stefan Bloodworth, Curator, Blomquist Garden of Native Plants, Sarah P. Duke Gardens Saturdays, April 11, 18; 9:30 am – 12:30 pm This course is perfect for those just beginning their study of trees, or for recent transplants to the NC Piedmont who want to identify the deciduous trees in their backyard gardens and neighborhoods. We […]

Prospective Graduate Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

Description: The tour introduces the campus and community to prospective graduate students and includes a packet of information on housing, dining, recreation and life in Chapel Hill. The tour does not visit individual departments, so please direct questions about your program of interest or meetings with potential professors and/or advisors to the specific department.  The tour […]

Local Deciduous Trees

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Stefan Bloodworth, Curator, Blomquist Garden of Native Plants, Sarah P. Duke Gardens Saturdays,  Apr 11, 18; 9:30am–12:30pm Do you want to identify the deciduous trees in your backyard gardens and neighborhood? This class will spend time walking in the Garden or on the Piedmont Nature Trails, learning common trees, how to identify them, and understanding […]

Pen and Ink

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Kathy Schermer-Gramm, Professional Artist Saturdays,  Apr 11, 18, 25, May 2; 1–4:30pm Cost: $125 ($115 for Members)

Spring Flora

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Milo Pyne, Plane Ecologist Saturdays, Mar 14, 28, April 25, May 2; 1:30 – 4:30 pm Field trips and exercises provide experience in the use of identification keys and recognition of plants in a natural setting. No perquisites. Cost: $125 ($115 for Members) for all four classes

Meet the Trees Family Hike (ages 6-10 with adult)

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Saturday, Apr 18; 1:30–3:30pm Grab your hiking shoes and join us on a scavenger hunt through the gardens and Nature Trails to meet the trees of the Piedmont forest! Whose twigs were used as early toothbrushes, where did those spiky seedpods come from, which tree roots were originally used to make root beer? Learn fun […]

Scholarship Benefit Concert: UNC Wind Ensemble & UNC Symphony Band

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Location: Memorial Hall

Cost: 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: The UNC Wind Ensemble and UNC Symphony Band (Evan Feldman, director) present a joint concert as part of the Department’s Scholarship Benefit Series. Individual tickets ($10 general admission; $5 students and UNC faculty/staff) are available at the door, and series subscriptions via the music Department office (919-962-1039; music.dept@unc.edu).

PlayMakers: 4000 Miles

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: tickets start at $15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: All Roads Lead Home. PlayMakers presents 4000 Miles by Amy Herzog. An elderly grandmother with a fading memory opens her door – and her life – to her wayward grandson. As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, 4000 Miles unearths surprising commonality across generations in this emotionally compelling and humor-filled drama. Finalist, 2013 […]