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Climbing Pilot Mountain Expedition

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Location: Off Campus — Check Description for Details

Cost: 50

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: 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! Trip date: 4/24/16 Pre-trip meeting: 4/19/16 Cost: $50 Activity Level: Easy

Family and Friends Sunday

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Spend an interactive, art-filled day with family and friends at the Ackland Art Museum. FREE. What can I do at “Family and Friends Sunday” this month? SEE: Explore the newly-opened Depth Perception: Selected Works by the MFA Class of 2016 TOUR: Come on one or both short Encounter Art Tours led by Ackland Student Guides! 3:00 PM: “The […]

Mercer Reeves Hubbard Herb Garden: Afternoon Tea and Lemon Thyme Cookies

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Wendy Wenck, NCBG Herb Garden Curator and Ken Moore NCBG Assistant Director Emeritus Sunday, April 24; 2-4 p.m. Join us for this special celebration in the Mercer Reeves Hubbard Herb Garden. Wendy offers tips on growing and using herbs, and Ken shares stories of the early years of the Herb Garden. Free, preregistration required.

Encounter Art Tour: “The Art of Dance”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Encounter Art Tour: “The Art of Dance” 24 April 2016, 3:00-3:30 PM Join Ackland Student Guide Lea Efird (History and Hispanic Literatures and Cultures Double Major, Class of 2017) for an exploration of “The Art of Dance,” highlighting works in the Ackland’s permanent collection. “Encounter Art” tours, led by UNC students trained as Ackland Student Guides, are designed […]

Encounter Art Tour: “Ancient Selfie”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Encounter Art Tour: “Ancient Selfie” 24 April 2016, 3:30-4:00 PM Join Ackland Student Guide Jasper Goh for an exploration of “The Ancient Selfie,” highlighting works in the Ackland’s permanent collection. “Encounter Art” tours, led by UNC students trained as Ackland Student Guides, are designed to help visitors gain a deeper understanding of selected works in the Museum’s […]

Guest Artist Masterclass: Laurie Smukler

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Location: Kenan Music Building

Cost: Free

Contact: Music Department

Description: We are thrilled to welcome Laurie Smukler and Robert McDonald to UNC-Chapel Hill. Two of today’s preeminent artists and teachers, these remarkable chamber musicians are faculty members at Juilliard, Curtis, Kneisel Hall, and Taos, among other renowned musical institutions, and they are each devoted to teaching and performing across the globe. Don’t miss this chance to catch […]

Guest Artist Masterclass: Robert McDonald

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Location: Kenan Music Building

Cost: Free

Contact: Music Department

Description: We are thrilled to welcome Laurie Smukler and Robert McDonald to UNC Chapel Hill. Two of today’s preeminent artists and teachers, these remarkable chamber musicians are faculty members at Juilliard, Curtis, Kneisel Hall, and Taos, among other renowned musical institutions, and they are each devoted to teaching and performing across the globe. Don’t miss this chance to […]

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 […]

Joint Guest Artist Masterclass: Laurie Smukler and Robert McDonald

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Location: Person Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Music Department

Description: We are thrilled to welcome Laurie Smukler and Robert McDonald to UNC Chapel Hill. Two of today’s preeminent artists and teachers, these remarkable chamber musicians are faculty members at Juilliard, Curtis, Kneisel Hall, and Taos, among other renowned musical institutions, and they are each devoted to teaching and performing across the globe. Don’t miss this chance to […]

Film Screening: Almanya: Welcome to Germany

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Center for European Studies

Description: “Almanya – Welcome to Germany” is a humorous take on postwar migration. “Almanya”’s ironic, humorous and self-reflective engagement with migration and integration is a welcome departure from the pessimistic films about guest workers typical of the 1970s and 1980s. The film’s transculturality makes it a good representative for a new era of Turkish German filmmaking. […]

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, April 5, 12, 19; 9-12 p.m.; April 26 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Field Trip) Explore the causes and history of North Carolina’s diverse plant communities and the distinct regions they create. $130 ($117 Members).

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 […]

Refugee Crisis in Europe: Testing Limits of European Project Panel Discussion II

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for European Studies

Description: In fall 2015, the Center for European Studies hosted a panel discussion on the Refugee Crisis in Europe. In spring 2016, the situation has both evolved and deteriorated. The refugee crisis is still testing the limits of the European project. Is there hope for a solution to the refugee crisis in Europe? How is the […]

Bacon Night: #13 UNC Baseball vs. UNCW

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Location: Boshamer Stadium

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Athletics

Description: BACON NIGHT IS RETURNING TO BOSHAMER STADIUM ON APRIL 26TH PRESENTED BY SMITHFIELD…CATCH THE DIAMOND HEELS IN ACTION AGAINST UNCW AT 6PM FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN FREE BACON FOR A YEAR AND ENDULGE IN ALL YOUR FAVORITE BACON-THEMED ITEMS AT THE CONCESSIONS STANDS…THE FIRST 400 UNC STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE BACON WRAPPED GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICHES […]

UNC CTSA Conversations Series 2016 – April Topic: Ready for prime time? Pragmatic clinical trials at UNC

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Location: NC TraCS

Cost: Free

Contact: NC TraCS Institute

Description: CTSA Conversations Series 2016 (Apr 27, 2016) Date: April 27, 2016 Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm Location: Brinkhous-Bullitt 219 Topic: Ready for prime time? Pragmatic clinical trials at UNC. Q. What is a pragmatic trial? A. An intervention study with few exclusion criteria that is conducted in settings where patients usually receive care. Already knew that? […]

LDOC @ The Ackland: Site-Specific Dance Performance

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: LDOC @ The Ackland Students from “EXSS 290: Site-Specific Performance” will dance on the steps of The Ackland Art Museum to celebrate the last day of classes. Please join us at 2:30 PM on Wednesday, April 27th. Free and open to the public!

Wing Wednesday: UNC Baseball vs. Campbell

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Location: Boshamer Stadium

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Athletics

Description: Come cheer on the Diamond Heels featuring $.50 Wings at the concessions stands while supplies last. Free admission for all UNC students, faculty and staff with a valid UNC One Card or hospital ID.

PlayMakers PRC2: The Real Americans

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Location: Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre

Cost: 15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers’ acclaimed PRC2 Series presents playwright/performer Dan Hoyle’s one-man show of his road trip to find American identity. Armed with only a van and a tape recorder, Dan traveled across our country in search of what’s at the heart of the heartland. In addition to downhome hospitality, he witnessed angry populism among the citizens who […]

La Verità – Compagnia Finzi Pasca

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Written and directed by Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo creator Daniele Finzi Pasca, La Verità is a theatrical homage to surrealist artistSalvador Dalí. Ideas and images collide in a decadent Vaudeville channeling of Dalí’s vision, as acrobats play instruments, sing, juggle, contort, clown and can-can amongst unfurling flowers, distorting shadows, ladders suspended in empty space, impossible balances, dismantled corpses, […]

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 Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Postdoctoral Association  For more information, see http://cgi.unc.edu/programs/international-coffee-hour

The UNC Herbarium: From the 19th Century into the 21st!

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Alan Weakley, Director, UNC Herbarium Thursday, April 28; 12-2 p.m. Explore the past, present, and future of herbaria, collections of plant and fungus specimens preserved for study, which provide cutting-edge information on species and their relationships. Following the talk, participants will work with plant specimens to continue the Herbarium’s work documenting the plant biodiversity of […]

Just-in-Time Seminar

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: It’s not too late to find a job…attend this hands on seminar designed to teach you basic job search tools you can take with you anywhere. Each 60 minute workshop will be held twice.   1:00 pm Session I – choose from Job Search: Hanes 239 a/b or Interviewing: Hanes 242 2:00 pm Session II […]

Ackland Student Showcase

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: SPRING 2016 STUDENT SHOWCASE THURSDAY, APRIL 28TH FROM 1:30 – 3:30 PM Join us for a series of short presentations by undergraduate students from numerous UNC-Chapel Hill departments. The students will share insights on what they have learned about the Ackland’s collection throughout the semester. Hosted by the Academic Programs Department at the Ackland Art Museum […]

Spring 2016 Art Department Honors Symposium

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Joy Cox

Description: Please join us in celebrating the achievements of our outstanding students in the Art Department! Each student will be giving a brief presentation of their Honors work in the past year. Refreshments will be served.

Orville Hicks: Jack Tale Teller

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Location: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: To celebrate a popular North Carolina tradition, acclaimed Boone, NC teller of tales, Orville Hicks, will perform a number of classic Jack tales such as “Jack and the Heifer Hide,” and “Jack and the Giants.” On view during the reception will be the student-curated exhibition Corruption of the Innocents: Four Centuries of Cultural Alarm over Popular […]

What’s the Big Idea? How Free is Free Speech? Personal Rights, Public Rights, and Today’s College Campus

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 10

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Should hate speech be banned? Should faculty members be required to provide trigger warnings before covering controversial issues in their classrooms? Do students have first amendment rights to bully or harass other students? Professor Bill Marshall will discuss the First Amendment issues underlying these and other issues surrounding speech on college campuses.

PlayMakers PRC2: The Real Americans

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Location: Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre

Cost: 15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers’ acclaimed PRC2 Series presents playwright/performer Dan Hoyle’s one-man show of his road trip to find American identity. Armed with only a van and a tape recorder, Dan traveled across our country in search of what’s at the heart of the heartland. In addition to downhome hospitality, he witnessed angry populism among the citizens who […]

La Verità – Compagnia Finzi Pasca

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Written and directed by Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo creator Daniele Finzi Pasca, La Verità is a theatrical homage to surrealist artist Salvador Dalí. Ideas and images collide in a decadent Vaudeville channeling of Dalí’s vision, as acrobats play instruments, sing, juggle, contort, clown and can-can amongst unfurling flowers, distorting shadows, ladders suspended in empty space, impossible balances, dismantled corpses, […]

The Bard at the Barre

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Location: Center for School Leadership Development

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: In Collaboration with the Carolina Ballet performance of Macbeth The enduring appeal of the work of William Shakespeare is evident in the number of different ways it has been revived, adapted, and reimagined over the centuries. Ballet has long been a natural medium through which performers capture the drama of Shakespeare and translate it in […]

PlayMakers PRC2: The Real Americans

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Location: Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre

Cost: 15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers’ acclaimed PRC2 Series presents playwright/performer Dan Hoyle’s one-man show of his road trip to find American identity. Armed with only a van and a tape recorder, Dan traveled across our country in search of what’s at the heart of the heartland. In addition to downhome hospitality, he witnessed angry populism among the citizens who […]

The Bard at the Barre

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Location: Center for School Leadership Development

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: In Collaboration with the Carolina Ballet performance of Macbeth The enduring appeal of the work of William Shakespeare is evident in the number of different ways it has been revived, adapted, and reimagined over the centuries. Ballet has long been a natural medium through which performers capture the drama of Shakespeare and translate it in […]

Sustainable Landscapes

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Saturdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. NCBG Staff and JoAnn Overton, trained Landscape for Life Instructors Discover how to work with nature in your landscape, whether you live in a city, suburban lot, or on a farm, to create a great–looking garden that’s healthier for you, your family, your pets, and […]

Display Gardens Tour

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Meet: Pegg Exhibit Hall Every Saturday Mar- Oct; 10 – 11am Join us for a guided tour of the North Carolina Botanical Garden.  On this 60 minute tour, participants will experience the beauty of plants native to North Carolina.  You will learn about native wildflowers and how they can be used in the home landscape, […]

Star Families: Spring Skies

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Location: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Cost: 7.68

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: Explore astronomy themes as a family! The Star Families series is designed for children (ages 7-12) accompanied by their families.

UNC Saxophone Studio and N.C. Saxophone Ensemble Concert

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Location: Kenan Music Building

Cost: Free

Contact: Music Department

Description: The UNC Saxophone Studio will partner with the North Carolina Saxophone Ensemble for a concert called “Musical Movements.” It will feature music by Bach, Ravel, Glass, Barroll, Bathory-Kitsz, and others. Senior Tyler Beames will be the soloist. The concert will also bring in the dance troupe, COMPANY.  

PlayMakers PRC2: The Real Americans

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Location: Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre

Cost: 15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers’ acclaimed PRC2 Series presents playwright/performer Dan Hoyle’s one-man show of his road trip to find American identity. Armed with only a van and a tape recorder, Dan traveled across our country in search of what’s at the heart of the heartland. In addition to downhome hospitality, he witnessed angry populism among the citizens who […]