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Hiking Hanging Rock Expedition

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Location: Off Campus — Check Description for Details

Cost: 35

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: The sheer cliffs, cascading waterfalls, and quiet forested coves of Hanging Rock State Park allow for a complete mountain hiking experience within easy driving distance of Chapel Hill. You and your group will pick a hiking route and spend the day exploring the lofty ridges of these ancient mountains in search of the perfect picnic […]

Family and Friends Sunday

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: On the fourth Sunday of the month, spend an interactive, art-filled day with family and friends at the Ackland Art Museum. What can I do on Family and Friends Sunday? Conduct an “Art Interview” with your friend or family member – pick up a question sheet and pencil at the Information Desk. Play art games […]

Richard Luby Violin Symposium: Student Concert

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Location: Person Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: Students of the Department of Music’s Richard Luby International Violin Symposium (named in memory of late UNC Prof. Richard Luby) perform masterworks from the solo violin repertoire. Free and open to the public.

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 […]

Hydrogen Rail Innovations: Public and private partnerships fuel transatlantic innovation and entrepreneurship

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for European Studies

Description: On Wednesday, May 27th at 3 PM on the 4th Floor of the FedEx Global Education Center, the Center for European Studies will host a talk with Stan Thompson, Chair of the Hydrogen Economy Advancement Team. Learn about hydrail (hydrogen rail) technology, its commercial applications, and how transatlantic public and private partnerships are fueling innovation and entrepreneurship both locally and globally.

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 #1: Introduction to Systematic Reviews Date: May 27, 2015 Time: 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Location: HSL Collaboration Center (Room 227) This session covers: The purpose of systematic reviews and why you may want to do one Choosing between a systematic review, a meta-analysis and a narrative […]

Pen and Ink: Media Exploration

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Kathy Schermer-Gramm, Professional Artist Wednesdays, May 6, 13, 20, 27; 1:00–4:30 pm Cost: $125 ($115 for Members)

The Decline of the U.S. Congress

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: Please visit our website for details.

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: The public’s confidence in the U.S. Congress to adequately address the problems faced by the country has never been lower. Congress now gets worse poll numbers than root canals and head lice. Jason Roberts will address the causes of the crisis of confidence that Congress faces today. He will also consider the consequences that this […]

Pre-trip meeting for Wilson Creek Expedition

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Location: Outdoor Education Center

Cost: 120

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: Backpacking Wilson Creek Expedition: Countless waterfalls and massive, old-growth Yellow Poplar and Eastern Hemlock surround you as you descend into Harper Creek Gorge. Pick up some backcountry cooking tips and hone your navigation as you find your way through the maze of steep ridges and valleys that are the Wilson Creek Area. Trip dates: 5/29- […]

American Civil War Series: Art in the American Civil War

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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, May 28 | 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. The American Civil War is typically regarded as the first major world event “observed” by the […]

Backpacking Wilson Creek Expedition

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Location: Off Campus — Check Description for Details

Cost: 120

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: Countless waterfalls and massive, old-growth Yellow Poplar and Eastern Hemlock surround you as you descend into Harper Creek Gorge. Pick up some backcountry cooking tips and hone your navigation as you find your way through the maze of steep ridges and valleys that are the Wilson Creek Area. Dates: 5/29- 5/31 Pre-trip meeting: 5/27 at […]

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 […]

Carolina Cornucopia: A Conference on Foodways of the Tar Heel State

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Contact: UNC Library

Description: May 29, 1-8:30pm May 30, 8:30am-1pm A look at how we prepare, eat, and talk about food across the Old North State. What’s traditional? And what’s new? What are regional varieties within the state? How do cookbooks create and reflect communities? Cooks, writers, filmmakers, historians, and others will address these questions and more. Location: The […]

Napoleon and His Legacy: Warfare, Politics, and Culture

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: Please visit our website for details.

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: This year marks the 200th anniversary of Napoleon Bonaparte’s final defeat at Waterloo in June 1815. Recognizing the long-term influence of Napoleon’s life and imperial actions, this seminar will examine the emergence of the Napoleonic imperial regime after the French Revolution of 1789, Napoleon’s significance as a military commander, the enduring legacy of Napoleonic warfare, and […]

Backpacking Wilson Creek Expedition

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Location: Off Campus — Check Description for Details

Cost: 120

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: Countless waterfalls and massive, old-growth Yellow Poplar and Eastern Hemlock surround you as you descend into Harper Creek Gorge. Pick up some backcountry cooking tips and hone your navigation as you find your way through the maze of steep ridges and valleys that are the Wilson Creek Area. Dates: 5/29- 5/31 Pre-trip meeting: 5/27 at […]

Napoleon and His Legacy: Warfare, Politics, and Culture

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: Please visit our website for details.

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: This year marks the 200th anniversary of Napoleon Bonaparte’s final defeat at Waterloo in June 1815. Recognizing the long-term influence of Napoleon’s life and imperial actions, this seminar will examine the emergence of the Napoleonic imperial regime after the French Revolution of 1789, Napoleon’s significance as a military commander, the enduring legacy of Napoleonic warfare, and […]

Carolina Cornucopia: A Conference on Foodways of the Tar Heel State

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Contact: UNC Library

Description: May 29, 1-8:30pm May 30, 8:30am-1pm A look at how we prepare, eat, and talk about food across the Old North State. What’s traditional? And what’s new? What are regional varieties within the state? How do cookbooks create and reflect communities? Cooks, writers, filmmakers, historians, and others will address these questions and more. Location: The […]

Piedmont Savanna Ecology

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Nicolette Cagle, Ecologist Saturdays, May 2, 9, 16, 30; 9:30am–12:30pm Cost: $125 ($115 for Members)

Flowering Plant Families

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Olivia Lenahan, Horticultural Scientist Saturdays, May 16, 30, Jun 6, 13; 1:00–4:00 pm Cost: $125 ($115 for Members)