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Postdoctoral Scholar Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduates – Applications due Sept 15, 2015

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Location: Graham Memorial

Contact: The Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR)

Description: The University recognizes that postdoctoral fellows who mentor undergraduates in specific research projects help to promote a vibrant, multifaceted research community at Carolina. Another important role that postdoctoral fellows can play is to provide advice to students who are seeking research experiences, and serve as liaisons to help students identify research opportunities, particularly in professional […]

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 […]

Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar

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Location: Phillips Hall

Description: Jane Hawkins, UNC Title:  An introduction to complexdynamics Abstract:  This is an overview about what goes into the study of complex dynamics.  The starting point is a good course in complex analysis, but we take a dynamical systems point of view.  This is a lead-in seminar to some research talks that will take place this […]

Postdoctoral Scholar Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduates – Applications due Sept 15, 2015

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Location: Graham Memorial

Contact: The Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR)

Description: The University recognizes that postdoctoral fellows who mentor undergraduates in specific research projects help to promote a vibrant, multifaceted research community at Carolina. Another important role that postdoctoral fellows can play is to provide advice to students who are seeking research experiences, and serve as liaisons to help students identify research opportunities, particularly in professional […]

Prep Your Resume for the CSIT Career Fair!

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Location: Sitterson Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Learn what is important for students with technical skills to include in their resumes. What are employers looking for? What impresses them? Learn answers to these questions and more at this workshop!

Carolina Science Cafe: NeuroNostix-New Treatment Options for Schizophrenia

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Location: Phillips Hall 332

Cost: Free

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: Join us every month for Carolina Science Cafe, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center's free, current science awareness program. Designed for adults, this program explores the science topics making national and international headlines and offers the chance to meet the experts behind the headlines.

Postdoctoral Scholar Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduates – Applications due Sept 15, 2015

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Location: Graham Memorial

Contact: The Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR)

Description: The University recognizes that postdoctoral fellows who mentor undergraduates in specific research projects help to promote a vibrant, multifaceted research community at Carolina. Another important role that postdoctoral fellows can play is to provide advice to students who are seeking research experiences, and serve as liaisons to help students identify research opportunities, particularly in professional […]

Daytime Enrichment Class: Write Your Life

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 15

Contact: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Description: Daytime Enrichment Class: Write Your Life SEP 3,10, & 24, 10 AM–NOON INSTRUCTOR: RICHARD KRAWIEC A famous writer once said, “Listen to your life; all moments are key moments.” In this fun and supportive, yet challenging class, you will learn how to draw on the “material” of your life to write and revise whatever you […]

So, You Think You Want to Go to Med School?

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Location: 3408 Student Union

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Learn the basics of building a successful application to medical, dental, or optometry school. We’ll go through a brief rundown of prerequisites and timing in the application process, as well as what you can expect working with the Pre-health Advising Office.

How to Apply to Teach for America

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Location: Hanes Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Learn how to prepare application essays as well as how to interview for Teach for America. Please contact Jacquie Gist at jmgist@email.unc.edu if you have any questions concerning the workshop.

Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton (Book Launch with Author and Illustrator Don Tate)

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: Book launch for adults and children. 5 p.m. Cookies and lemonade. 5:30 p.m. Program. Poet tells the story of enslaved Chatham County poet George Moses Horton, who taught himself to read, wrote poems for UNC students, and was the first African American to publish a book in the South. Horton materials from the Wilson Library […]

Music on the Porch: Lakota John & Kin

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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 for an evening of blues music! A proud Lumbee and Oglala Nation family of talented musicians, Lakota John & Kin are based out of Robeson County, North Carolina. At 18 years old, Lakota John is a master guitarist with a voice that sounds beyond his years. He grew up listening […]

Diaspora Festival Film Screening: Little White Lie

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Location: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: Little White Lie [Dir: Lacey Schwartz, James Adolphus/Documentary/USA/English/65 minutes /2014] Little White Lie tells Lacey Schwartz’s story of growing up in a typical upper-middle-class Jewish household in Woodstock, NY, with loving parents and a strong sense of her Jewish identity — despite the open questions from those around her about how a white girl could […]

Philosophy in 15 Minutes

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Location: Gerrard Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Philosophy

Description: Join us at Gerrard Hall for an evening of food, drink, and philosophy! Professors Jim Lesher, Gillian Russell, and Russ Shafer-Landau will each present a short, fifteen minute talk that you won’t want to miss! This event is free and open to all students.

Postdoctoral Scholar Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduates – Applications due Sept 15, 2015

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Location: Graham Memorial

Contact: The Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR)

Description: The University recognizes that postdoctoral fellows who mentor undergraduates in specific research projects help to promote a vibrant, multifaceted research community at Carolina. Another important role that postdoctoral fellows can play is to provide advice to students who are seeking research experiences, and serve as liaisons to help students identify research opportunities, particularly in professional […]

WAFFYS- Wilson Creek Expedition

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Location: Off Campus — Check Description for Details

Cost: 185

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: WAFFYS (Wilderness Adventures For First-Year Students) backpacking expeditions empower incoming students with a positive personal and social transition into college. WAFFYS gives incoming students the opportunity to challenge themselves and grow as individuals through the process of experiential education. WAFFYS trips are structured to require participants as a group to take initiative, make decisions, and […]

Applied Mathematics Seminar

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Location: Phillips Hall 332

Contact: UNC Mathematics Department

Description: Yue Wu, University of North Carolina Title:  Complex Behaviors of Simple Liquids: Nontrivial Order Parameters and Cooperativity Abstract:  Liquids, even simple liquids, exhibit intriguing phenomena that defy our understanding. For instance, liquids, including monatomic liquids1, undergo glass transition when supercooled and the nature of glass transition remains unknown. Another related issue is whether liquid can […]

Postdoctoral Scholar Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduates – Applications due Sept 15, 2015

Download

Location: Graham Memorial

Contact: The Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR)

Description: The University recognizes that postdoctoral fellows who mentor undergraduates in specific research projects help to promote a vibrant, multifaceted research community at Carolina. Another important role that postdoctoral fellows can play is to provide advice to students who are seeking research experiences, and serve as liaisons to help students identify research opportunities, particularly in professional […]

WAFFYS- Wilson Creek Expedition

Download

Location: Off Campus — Check Description for Details

Cost: 185

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: WAFFYS (Wilderness Adventures For First-Year Students) backpacking expeditions empower incoming students with a positive personal and social transition into college. WAFFYS gives incoming students the opportunity to challenge themselves and grow as individuals through the process of experiential education. WAFFYS trips are structured to require participants as a group to take initiative, make decisions, and […]