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University Diversity Awards nominations due Feb. 22

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Location: Online

Contact: Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

Description: Nominations for the annual University Diversity Awards are now open for recognition of individuals, units, and organizations who have given their time and effort to further diversity and inclusion at Carolina and in our surrounding community.  The awards will be given in the eight following categories: Faculty Staff Undergraduate Student Graduate/Professional Student Department/Unit/Faculty and Staff […]

Intramural Table Tennis Doubles Registration OPEN

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Location: Online

Cost: Free

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: Registration Open: Monday, February 1st – Sunday, February 7th Dates of Play: Tuesday, February 16th and Wednesday, February 17th Tournament Format: Round Robin Play with Single Elimination Playoffs Men’s, Women’s, and Co-Rec leagues offered (Doubles division)

Intramural Innertube Water Basketball Registration OPEN

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Location: Online

Cost: Free

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: Registration Open: Monday, February 1st – Sunday, February 7th Days of Play: Sunday through Thursday Regular season (3 games) will start the week of February 11th Men’s, Women’s, and Co-Rec leagues offered (Blue or White division) An official game is played with 4 players present

Intramural Ultimate Disc Registration OPEN

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Location: Online

Cost: Free

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: Registration Open: Monday, February 1st – Sunday, February 7th Days of Play: Sunday through Thursday Regular season (3 games) will start the week of February 14th Men’s, Women’s, and Co-Rec leagues offered (Blue or White division) An official game is played with 6-7 players present

Great Books Reading Group – Persuasion by Jane Austen

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 35

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Persuasion by Jane Austen Jennifer Ho, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Tuesdays, February 2 and 16, 2016 Yearning to revisit some of your favorite classics? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a session on context and meaning, and then return in two weeks to tackle substantive issues in the text. We are pleased […]

PlayMakers: THREE SISTERS

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: 15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers presents Anton Chekhov’s classic portrait of longing and desire. Languishing in a provincial town far from their beloved Moscow, sisters Olga, Masha and Irina yearn for the sparkling city of their childhood, where they dream all wishes will be fulfilled. A masterful look at a family navigating the space between reality and dreams, in […]

University Diversity Awards nominations due Feb. 22

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Location: Online

Contact: Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

Description: Nominations for the annual University Diversity Awards are now open for recognition of individuals, units, and organizations who have given their time and effort to further diversity and inclusion at Carolina and in our surrounding community.  The awards will be given in the eight following categories: Faculty Staff Undergraduate Student Graduate/Professional Student Department/Unit/Faculty and Staff […]

Great Books Reading Group – Persuasion by Jane Austen

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 35

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Persuasion by Jane Austen Jennifer Ho, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Tuesdays, February 2 and 16, 2016 Yearning to revisit some of your favorite classics? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a session on context and meaning, and then return in two weeks to tackle substantive issues in the text. We are pleased […]

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

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

Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

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 […]

BYO Laptop: Resume and Cover Letters

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Create a draft of your resume and cover letter. A UCS counselor will walk you through all the sections and suggested content for a professional resume while you create or modify it on your laptop.  

International Coffee Hour

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Center for Global Initiatives

Description: Join us for a monthly social hour to bring together international UNC community members and students excited about global engagement. Chat about opportunities and challenges on campus. Meet staff from the hosting offices with great resources to share. This date is hosted by The Writing Center and The Graduate and Professional Student Federation For more information, see http://cgi.unc.edu/programs/international-coffee-hour

Master of Accounting Info Session

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Location: Student Union, Frank Porter Graham

Contact: UNC Kenan-Flagler Master of Accounting Program

Description: You may already be an accountant (and that’s a good thing!). You might be surprised to learn how well your undergraduate major will prepare you for a career as an Accountant. In fact, many employers will seek you out because of it. Major corporations and accounting firms, which hire 99% of UNC Kenan-Flagler’s Master of […]

Race, Innocence & the End of the Death Penalty: Fernando Bermudez, LaMonte Armstrong, Theresa Newman

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Location: Genome Sciences Building

Cost: Free

Contact: Frank Baumgartner

Description: A panel with Fernando Bermudez, LaMonte Armstrong, with Duke Innocence Project attorney and law professor Theresa Newman. Mr. Bermudez was wrongly convicted of murder in New York 1991 and was exonerated in 2009. Mr. Armstrong was exonerated in 2013 of a Greensboro, NC murder for which he was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life in prison […]

University Diversity Awards nominations due Feb. 22

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Location: Online

Contact: Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

Description: Nominations for the annual University Diversity Awards are now open for recognition of individuals, units, and organizations who have given their time and effort to further diversity and inclusion at Carolina and in our surrounding community.  The awards will be given in the eight following categories: Faculty Staff Undergraduate Student Graduate/Professional Student Department/Unit/Faculty and Staff […]

Great Books Reading Group – Persuasion by Jane Austen

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 35

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Persuasion by Jane Austen Jennifer Ho, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Tuesdays, February 2 and 16, 2016 Yearning to revisit some of your favorite classics? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a session on context and meaning, and then return in two weeks to tackle substantive issues in the text. We are pleased […]

New Research Funding Opportunities from UNC CTSA Due Dates

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Location: NC TraCS

Cost: Free

Contact: NC TraCS Institute

Description: NEW  Multi‐site CTSA “Carolinas Collaborative” Translational Research Pilot Program — 4 CTSA hubs have partnered with Health Sciences South Carolina (HSSC) to create the Carolinas Collaborative, a data resource harmonizing the electronic health record data across the institutions to expedite clinical research and quality improvement activities. Proposals up to $100,000 should involve at least 2 […]

Great Books Reading Group – On the Road by Jack Kerouac

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 35

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: On the Road by Jack Kerouac Hassan Melehy, Professor of French and Francophone Studies Tuesdays, February 9 and 23, 2016 Yearning to revisit some of your favorite classics? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a session on context and meaning, and then return in two weeks to tackle substantive issues in the text. We are […]

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 […]

Tell About the South: Kyle T. Mays on Indigenous Hip Hop

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Please join us at the Center for the Study of the American South for a lunchtime discussion titled “From Red Power to Hip Hop: The Urban Indigenous Experience in Postwar America.” Indigenous people and urban spaces are often rendered incompatible in both historical and contemporary scholarship. In this line of thinking, Native people are “pre-modern” […]

CRITICAL SPEAKER SERIES: ALAN LIU (University of California at Santa Barbara)

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Location: Toy Lounge, Dey Hall

Description: THE CRITICAL SPEAKER SERIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND COMPARATIVE LITERATURE PRESENTS ALAN LIU (University of California at Santa Barbara): — Talk:  “Key Trends in Digital Humanities: How the Digital Humanities Challenge the Idea of the Humanities” Co-sponsored by the Institute for the Arts and Humanities For more information, please contact either Kevin Pyon […]

On-Campus Applications: Interview Workshop

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Practice and learn the keys to successful interviewing based on feedback from various on-campus programs at UNC. Focus on highlighting applicant’s fit for the position and future aspirations as they relate to the position.

Courage as a Cornerstone of Leadership

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: February 9, 2016 Kimberly Strom-Gottfried, Smith P. Theimann Jr. Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Professional Practice, School of Social Work and Director, Academic Leadership Program, Institute for the Arts and Humanities Moral courage, or the capacity to act on principle despite possible consequence, is considered a key to leading with integrity. In the current academic […]

Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Edgar Arceneaux

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Location: Hanes Art Center Auditorium

Contact: Roxana Perez-Mendez

Description: Born in 1972, Los Angeles-based artist and filmmaker Edgar Arceneaux received a BFA from the Art Center College of Design and an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts. Arceneaux makes drawings, films, and installations that examine relationships between disparate histories.

University Diversity Awards nominations due Feb. 22

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Location: Online

Contact: Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

Description: Nominations for the annual University Diversity Awards are now open for recognition of individuals, units, and organizations who have given their time and effort to further diversity and inclusion at Carolina and in our surrounding community.  The awards will be given in the eight following categories: Faculty Staff Undergraduate Student Graduate/Professional Student Department/Unit/Faculty and Staff […]

Great Books Reading Group – Persuasion by Jane Austen

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 35

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Persuasion by Jane Austen Jennifer Ho, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Tuesdays, February 2 and 16, 2016 Yearning to revisit some of your favorite classics? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a session on context and meaning, and then return in two weeks to tackle substantive issues in the text. We are pleased […]

Great Books Reading Group – On the Road by Jack Kerouac

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 35

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: On the Road by Jack Kerouac Hassan Melehy, Professor of French and Francophone Studies Tuesdays, February 9 and 23, 2016 Yearning to revisit some of your favorite classics? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a session on context and meaning, and then return in two weeks to tackle substantive issues in the text. We are […]

GPS: Global Projects Showcase

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Center for Global Initiatives

Description: Want to travel next summer? Looking to fund your global project? Enjoy a showcase of students’ research, experiences and travel stories from a variety of fields and global destinations.  Learn more about past international summer projects the Center for Global Initiatives has funded from the students themselves.  Lunch will be provided. For more information, click here.

CRITICAL SPEAKER SERIES: ALAN LIU (University of California at Santa Barbara)

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Location: Hyde Hall, Incubator Room

Description: THE CRITICAL SPEAKER SERIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND COMPARATIVE LITERATURE PRESENTS ALAN LIU (University of California at Santa Barbara): — Seminar: “How to Be a Humanist in the Year 2030: Digital Humanities and the New Norms of Scholarship (A Prophecy)” Co-sponsored by the Institute for the Arts and Humanities For more information, please […]

Business Careers for Non-Business Majors

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Non-business majors often feel that they are not qualified to work in business, but the truth is that most businesses are seeking ALL majors.  This interactive workshop will allow you to hear from alumni panelists with business careers, as they speak about career options in their field of expertise. An interactive Q&A will follow.  

2016 Carolina Global Photography Exhibition Opening Reception

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Contact: UNC Global

Description: Come celebrate the opening reception for the 16th annual Carolina Global Photography Exhibition on Feb. 10, 2016, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and view photography from around the world, featuring work exclusively by UNC alumni, faculty, staff and students. Winners of […]

University Diversity Awards nominations due Feb. 22

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Location: Online

Contact: Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

Description: Nominations for the annual University Diversity Awards are now open for recognition of individuals, units, and organizations who have given their time and effort to further diversity and inclusion at Carolina and in our surrounding community.  The awards will be given in the eight following categories: Faculty Staff Undergraduate Student Graduate/Professional Student Department/Unit/Faculty and Staff […]

Great Books Reading Group – Persuasion by Jane Austen

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 35

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Persuasion by Jane Austen Jennifer Ho, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Tuesdays, February 2 and 16, 2016 Yearning to revisit some of your favorite classics? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a session on context and meaning, and then return in two weeks to tackle substantive issues in the text. We are pleased […]

Great Books Reading Group – On the Road by Jack Kerouac

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 35

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: On the Road by Jack Kerouac Hassan Melehy, Professor of French and Francophone Studies Tuesdays, February 9 and 23, 2016 Yearning to revisit some of your favorite classics? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a session on context and meaning, and then return in two weeks to tackle substantive issues in the text. We are […]

UNC CTSA Conversations Series 2016 (Feb 11, 2016)

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Location: NC TraCS

Cost: Free

Contact: NC TraCS Institute

Description: In an effort to encourage a two-way dialogue and discussions around the UNC Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program at UNC, NC TraCS holds regular OPEN TO ALL information sessions. CTSA Conversations provides an opportunity for faculty, staff, students and others from across the region to understand the goals of the national CTSA effort. […]

Hutchins Lecture: Gregory D. Smithers on Cherokee Diaspora

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Location: Graham Memorial

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity The Cherokee are one of the largest Native American tribes in the United States, with more than three hundred thousand people across the country claiming tribal membership and nearly one million people internationally professing to have at least one Cherokee Indian ancestor. In this […]

Art Exhibition Opening Reception, featuring artist talk by Stefanie Jackson

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Location: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Cost: Free

Description: The Stone Center’s Robert and Sallie Brown Gallery and Museum will host noted artist Stefanie Jackson for an exhibition entitled La Sombra y el Espiritu IV: Figurative Visions and Collective Histories – The Work of Stefanie Jackson.Jackson, a professor at the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia, is one of the […]

University Diversity Awards nominations due Feb. 22

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Location: Online

Contact: Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

Description: Nominations for the annual University Diversity Awards are now open for recognition of individuals, units, and organizations who have given their time and effort to further diversity and inclusion at Carolina and in our surrounding community.  The awards will be given in the eight following categories: Faculty Staff Undergraduate Student Graduate/Professional Student Department/Unit/Faculty and Staff […]

Great Books Reading Group – Persuasion by Jane Austen

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 35

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Persuasion by Jane Austen Jennifer Ho, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Tuesdays, February 2 and 16, 2016 Yearning to revisit some of your favorite classics? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a session on context and meaning, and then return in two weeks to tackle substantive issues in the text. We are pleased […]

Great Books Reading Group – On the Road by Jack Kerouac

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 35

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: On the Road by Jack Kerouac Hassan Melehy, Professor of French and Francophone Studies Tuesdays, February 9 and 23, 2016 Yearning to revisit some of your favorite classics? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a session on context and meaning, and then return in two weeks to tackle substantive issues in the text. We are […]

Food and the Humanities: African Foodways in the American South

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Location: Hyde Hall, University Room

Cost: Free

Contact: Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Description: Join us on Friday, February 12, 2016 from 12:00-2:00 pm. The resilience of enslaved Africans who survived the Middle Passage is reflected in the survival of powerful food cultures that continue to shape and influence the American table, especially in the South.  Engage in conversation over African cuisines that have come to define many tastes […]

Darwin Day

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Allen Hurlbert, UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Biology Friday, Feb 12; 12 – 1pm Join us to explore how the wondrous force of Natural Selection has shaped the patterns of diversity among vertebrates, invertebrates, and plant communities. Mark your calendar for this LUNCHBOX Talk on Darwin Day, the anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin in […]

IAAR Lecture: Public Voices, Public Discourse

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Location: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Cost: Free

Contact: Institute of African American Research

Description: Open to faculty, researchers, and graduate students engaged in studies of underrepresented ethnic, racial, and gender identities. Limited space - register at iaar@unc.edu

Priceless Gem Tour: Black and Blue Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

Description: In addition to daily tours about Carolina’s mission and history, traditions, legends and lore, UNC Visitors’ Center offers special walking tours led by an expert on a particular aspect of campus on Friday afternoons at 3 pm.  Tours are free and open to the public, last 1 – 1.5 hours and begin at UNC Visitors’ […]

American Christianity from Colonial Times to the Culture Wars

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Location: Center for School Leadership Development

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: A Distinguished Scholar Seminar Featuring Molly Worthen February 12-13, 2016 Over the past four hundred years, American Christians have both transformed and sustained Old World traditions in order to meet the New World’s challenges and opportunities. This seminar will examine four controversial Christian groups that have helped to shape American culture.  How did early Puritans define their religious and […]

Public Celebration of “Walls of Color”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Meghan Hunt

Description: The public is welcome to view Walls Of Color: The Murals of Hans Hofmann during extended evening hours. The event will feature a Hofmann-inspired light installation on the Museum’s exterior by artist Belinda Haikes, as part of “Shimmer: The Art of Light.”    

Meet the Curator: Public Talk by Kenneth Silver

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Location: Hanes Art Center Auditorium

Cost: Free

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: 12 February 2016, 5:30 – 6:30 PM Meet the Curator “Hans Hofmann, Modern Murals, and the Final Glorious Decade” Kenneth Silver, Professor of Modern Art at New York University and Curator of Walls of Color Kenneth Silver will reveal the various paths that led Hofmann from easel painting to mural design and back to easel […]

SHIMMER: The Art of Light – Belinda Haikes’ “Ode to Hans”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Lauren Turner

Description: During the February 2016 2nd Friday ArtWalk, the facade of the Ackland Art Museum will feature projection art by Belinda Haikes. Ode to Hans will feature digital animations that operate as paintings in light and time, inspired by the Ackland’s current exhibition of murals by Hans Hofmann and incorporating Hofmann’s visual language of rectangles of color. Learn more about SHIMMER!

Carolina Skies: Valentine Edition

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Location: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Cost: 7.68

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: Enjoy Valentine’s Day under the stars! Explore the legends of love told by ancient cultures about constellations and other sky objects.

University Diversity Awards nominations due Feb. 22

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Location: Online

Contact: Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

Description: Nominations for the annual University Diversity Awards are now open for recognition of individuals, units, and organizations who have given their time and effort to further diversity and inclusion at Carolina and in our surrounding community.  The awards will be given in the eight following categories: Faculty Staff Undergraduate Student Graduate/Professional Student Department/Unit/Faculty and Staff […]

Great Books Reading Group – Persuasion by Jane Austen

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 35

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Persuasion by Jane Austen Jennifer Ho, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Tuesdays, February 2 and 16, 2016 Yearning to revisit some of your favorite classics? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a session on context and meaning, and then return in two weeks to tackle substantive issues in the text. We are pleased […]

Great Books Reading Group – On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Download

Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 35

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: On the Road by Jack Kerouac Hassan Melehy, Professor of French and Francophone Studies Tuesdays, February 9 and 23, 2016 Yearning to revisit some of your favorite classics? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a session on context and meaning, and then return in two weeks to tackle substantive issues in the text. We are […]

American Christianity from Colonial Times to the Culture Wars

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Location: Center for School Leadership Development

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: A Distinguished Scholar Seminar Featuring Molly Worthen February 12-13, 2016 Over the past four hundred years, American Christians have both transformed and sustained Old World traditions in order to meet the New World’s challenges and opportunities. This seminar will examine four controversial Christian groups that have helped to shape American culture.  How did early Puritans define their religious and […]

Meditation Hike Ridges Mountain Expedition

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Location: Off Campus — Check Description for Details

Cost: 35

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: New for 2016! According to legend, in the mid 1700’s a trading post was established on top of Ridges Mountain by Godfrey Ridge, thereby establishing its name. Huge boulders are strewn about over many acres, providing convenient rock shelters or ancient remnants of a cave, which may confirm explorer John Lawson’s 1701 report of a mountain-top […]

Skywatching at Jordan Lake

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Location: Off Campus — Check Description for Details

Cost: Free

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: Morehead hosts free skywatching sessions every month (weather permitting). Morehead educators and CHAOS members (from Chapel Hill Astronomical & Observational Society) bring telescopes and guide you through fun observations of stars, planets, moons, nebulae and other celestial objects.

Botany

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Olivia Lenahan, Horticultural Scientist Saturdays, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 (Inclement weather date: March 5); 9:15am – 2:15pm Basic principles of botany including taxonomy, anatomy, morphology and physiology are covered. Class time is divided between lectures and examining/dissecting samples. There are also opportunities for making observations in the gardens. Bring your lunch. Cost: $195 ($175 […]

Drawing in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: The second Saturday of every month, Amanda Hughes (artist and the Ackland’s Director of External Affairs) leads participants in a creative exploration of a particular object in the Ackland’s collection. For all sessions, bring paper and dry media (crayon, pencils, etc.). All levels are welcome. Free and open to the public. No reservation necessary.

Art Adventures – AM Session: Graffiti Valentines

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Saturday, 13 February 2016 Graffiti Valentines About Art Adventures: Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making techniques. Materials are provided. Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space […]

Drawing for Tweens: Drawing Groups of Figures

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Drawing for Tweens: “Drawing Groups of Figures” 13 Feb 2016 This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. Gallery teachers demonstrate and teach participants technical skills, which they can then apply to their own artistic creations. A mix […]

Edibles in Watercolor: Pomegranates

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Kathy Schermer-Gramm, Professional Artist Saturday, Feb 13; 1 – 4:30pm An afternoon watercolor workshop for painting pomegranates, the festive fruit of winter. Instruction includes color matching as well as the techniques of painting wet into wet, dry brush, and top glazing. Some watercolor experience helpful. Supply fee included. Cost: $55 ($50 NCBG members).

Art Adventures – PM Session: Graffiti Valentines

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Saturday, 13 February 2016 Graffiti Valentines About Art Adventures: Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making techniques. Materials are provided. Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space […]

Carolina Skies: Valentine Edition

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Location: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Cost: 7.68

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: Enjoy Valentine’s Day under the stars! Explore the legends of love told by ancient cultures about constellations and other sky objects.

WSN Artists Series: Eugene Galvin (baritone)

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Location: Gerrard Hall

Cost: 15

Description: UNC Opera director Eugene Galvin presents a recital of classic art songs that he’s yet to perform, all of which he learned in a career of teaching private voice students. Part of the Department of Music’s William S. Newman Artists Series. Individual tickets ($15 general admission; $10 students and UNC faculty/staff) are available at the door