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Tar Heel Tabata Registration OPEN

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Location: Student Recreation Center (SRC)

Cost: 25

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: TAR HEEL TABATA You can do anything for 20 seconds. How about 20 seconds, times 8 times 4? Test your cardiovascular endurance and power through this new exhilarating workout that uses short work and rest intervals to maximize the impact of your workout. Tabata training is a form of High Intensity Interval Training in which you […]

TRX Suspension Training Registration OPEN

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Cost: 55

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: TRX Suspension Training This 10-session functional fitness program will challenge your muscular strength and core function with every exercise. You will participate in group workouts focused on improving strength, power, and calorie expenditure. Our exercise intensity will provide great results while the versatility of the TRX will help maintain your motivation. (Space is limited) Cost: […]

Boot Camp Registration OPEN

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Cost: 30

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: BOOT CAMP Boot Camp is an hour-long high-intensity athletic workout. We utilize intense sets of exercises and drills followed by short rest periods to create a powerful fitness workout. This program is great for improving cardiovascular fitness, achieving or maintaining healthy body weight, improving body composition, increasing strength and improving athletic performance. Cost: $30 (10 […]

Women on Weights Registration OPEN

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Location: Student Recreation Center (SRC)

Cost: 30

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: WOMEN ON WEIGHTS This 8-session workout is focused on instructional methods for using a barbell and will challenge your body in new ways. This group workout will consist of safety, proper form and technique instruction, as well as a challenging total body workout. This class is focused on increasing muscular strength and endurance while educating […]

Wilson Creek Wilderness Perspectives/Backpacking expedition

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Location: Outdoor Education Center

Cost: $230

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: Folks have been asking for this trip for years! Modeled after Wilderness Adventures for First Year Students (WAFFYS), this intensive wilderness experience offers an unparalleled opportunity for self- reflection by escaping the responsibilities and distractions of civilization. You and your group will function as a self-reliant community as you explore the wilderness of the Southern […]

Music in the Galleries: Vintage Country Music with Brian & Mary Lewis

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: On select Sunday afternoons, enjoy live music in the Ackland’s galleries. A wide variety of performers can be heard, from classical quartets to bluegrass, to enhance your museum experience. The Ackland warmly welcomes back Brian & Mary Lewis this October. The duo plays vintage country music using acoustic instruments and the genre’s signature close harmonies. […]

A Conversation with Author Charles Frazier: “Bartram’s Travels” On Cold Mountain

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Cost: 25

Contact: North Carolina Botanical Garden

Description: A Conversation with Author Charles Frazier “Bartram’s Travels” On Cold Mountain Panel:  Margaret D. Bauer, ECU Rives Chair of Southern Literature/Editor, North Carolina Literary Review; Peter S. White, NCBG Director; Alan Weakley, Director, UNC Herbarium Sunday, October 19, 2:30pm • Reeves Auditorium Join us for a conversation with National Book Award-winner Charles Frazier to learn […]

Spooks and Spirit Photographs: A Special Halloween Tour

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: This tour of the exhibition “Adding to the Mix 8” — led by its curator, Lauren Turner — focuses on a recently acquired nineteenth-century spirit photograph by William Mumler (1832-1884), the foremost American practitioner of commercial spirit photography. This spirit photograph is printed on a carte-de-visite advertising the clairvoyant and healing abilities of Mumler’s wife […]

Tar Heel Tabata Registration OPEN

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Location: Student Recreation Center (SRC)

Cost: 25

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: TAR HEEL TABATA You can do anything for 20 seconds. How about 20 seconds, times 8 times 4? Test your cardiovascular endurance and power through this new exhilarating workout that uses short work and rest intervals to maximize the impact of your workout. Tabata training is a form of High Intensity Interval Training in which you […]

TRX Suspension Training Registration OPEN

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Cost: 55

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: TRX Suspension Training This 10-session functional fitness program will challenge your muscular strength and core function with every exercise. You will participate in group workouts focused on improving strength, power, and calorie expenditure. Our exercise intensity will provide great results while the versatility of the TRX will help maintain your motivation. (Space is limited) Cost: […]

Boot Camp Registration OPEN

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Cost: 30

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: BOOT CAMP Boot Camp is an hour-long high-intensity athletic workout. We utilize intense sets of exercises and drills followed by short rest periods to create a powerful fitness workout. This program is great for improving cardiovascular fitness, achieving or maintaining healthy body weight, improving body composition, increasing strength and improving athletic performance. Cost: $30 (10 […]

Women on Weights Registration OPEN

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Location: Student Recreation Center (SRC)

Cost: 30

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: WOMEN ON WEIGHTS This 8-session workout is focused on instructional methods for using a barbell and will challenge your body in new ways. This group workout will consist of safety, proper form and technique instruction, as well as a challenging total body workout. This class is focused on increasing muscular strength and endurance while educating […]

Try Before You Buy- Boot Camp

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Cost: FREE

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: BOOT CAMP Boot Camp is an hour-long high-intensity athletic workout. We utilize intense sets of exercises and drills followed by short rest periods to create a powerful fitness workout. This program is great for improving cardiovascular fitness, achieving or maintaining healthy body weight, improving body composition, increasing strength and improving athletic performance. Cost: $30 (10 […]

Try Before You Buy- Tar Heel Tabata

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Location: Student Recreation Center (SRC)

Cost: FREE

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: TAR HEEL TABATA You can do anything for 20 seconds. How about 20 seconds, times 8 times 4? Test your cardiovascular endurance and power through this new exhilarating workout that uses short work and rest intervals to maximize the impact of your workout. Tabata training is a form of High Intensity Interval Training in which […]

Try Before You Buy- Boot Camp

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Cost: FREE

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: BOOT CAMP Boot Camp is an hour-long high-intensity athletic workout. We utilize intense sets of exercises and drills followed by short rest periods to create a powerful fitness workout. This program is great for improving cardiovascular fitness, achieving or maintaining healthy body weight, improving body composition, increasing strength and improving athletic performance. Cost: $30 (10 […]

National Day on Writing – Writing Center Open House

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Location: Writing Center, Lower Level SASB North

Cost: Free

Contact: Writing Center

Description: To celebrate the National Day on Writing, the Writing Center is having an Open House on October 20, 6-8 PM. What happens in a Writing Center session? How do you overcome writer’s block? How can you make your writing flow better? Get answers to these questions, try interactive writing strategies with our tutors and staff, win prizes, and […]

Film Screening: Death in Venice

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Location: Caldwell Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Kate Fanfari

Description: Join us for a discussion and film screening of Visconti’s Death in Venice, led by Professor James Lesher. This event is free and open to all students! Food and drink will be provided. Sponsored by the department of philosophy.

Tar Heel Tabata Registration OPEN

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Location: Student Recreation Center (SRC)

Cost: 25

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: TAR HEEL TABATA You can do anything for 20 seconds. How about 20 seconds, times 8 times 4? Test your cardiovascular endurance and power through this new exhilarating workout that uses short work and rest intervals to maximize the impact of your workout. Tabata training is a form of High Intensity Interval Training in which you […]

TRX Suspension Training Registration OPEN

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Cost: 55

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: TRX Suspension Training This 10-session functional fitness program will challenge your muscular strength and core function with every exercise. You will participate in group workouts focused on improving strength, power, and calorie expenditure. Our exercise intensity will provide great results while the versatility of the TRX will help maintain your motivation. (Space is limited) Cost: […]

Boot Camp Registration OPEN

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Cost: 30

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: BOOT CAMP Boot Camp is an hour-long high-intensity athletic workout. We utilize intense sets of exercises and drills followed by short rest periods to create a powerful fitness workout. This program is great for improving cardiovascular fitness, achieving or maintaining healthy body weight, improving body composition, increasing strength and improving athletic performance. Cost: $30 (10 […]

Women on Weights Registration OPEN

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Location: Student Recreation Center (SRC)

Cost: 30

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: WOMEN ON WEIGHTS This 8-session workout is focused on instructional methods for using a barbell and will challenge your body in new ways. This group workout will consist of safety, proper form and technique instruction, as well as a challenging total body workout. This class is focused on increasing muscular strength and endurance while educating […]

Try Before You Buy- TRX Suspension Training

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Cost: FREE

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: TRX Suspension Training This 10-session functional fitness program will challenge your muscular strength and core function with every exercise. You will participate in group workouts focused on improving strength, power, and calorie expenditure. Our exercise intensity will provide great results while the versatility of the TRX will help maintain your motivation. (Space is limited) Cost: […]

Chapel Hill Transit North/South Corridor Info Meeting

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Location: Frank Porter Graham Student Union

Cost: Free

Description: Chapel Hill Transit will hold a public information meeting at the Student Union to share information and receive public comment on potential future transit improvements for the increasingly busy corridor that runs along Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and 15-501 South.  The public is invited to drop in anytime during the identical three-hour meeting.

Graduate School Information Fair

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Location: Frank Porter Graham Student Union

Contact: University Career Services

Description: You are invited to attend UNC-Chapel Hill’s Graduate School Information Fair. There will be opportunities to network with graduate/professional school representatives. There is no pre-registration required of students to attend this event. View participant profiles: http://bit.ly/UNCGradFair14.  If you are interested in attending Graduate School, this event is for you! This event is open to anyone […]

Tell About the South: Sharon Holland

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Sharon P. Holland (Editor), along with Managing Editor Kathleen Crosby, will speak about their work transitioning SLJ (The Southern Literary Journal) from the Department of English & Comparative Literature to UNC’s Department of American Studies. Taking a very well-known journal from its home in literary studies to a journal with interdisciplinary content is no small feat, […]

Voices from Tobe

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: 5 p.m.  Exhibition viewing, North Carolina Collection Gallery 5:30 p.m.  Program, Pleasants Family Assembly Room In conjunction with the exhibition Where is Tobe? Unfolding Stories of Childhood, Race, and Rural Life in North Carolina, Benjamin Filene will moderate a panel discussion of the children’s book Tobe. The panel will explore the portrayal of African Americans […]

Try Before You Buy- TRX Suspension Training

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Cost: FREE

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: TRX Suspension Training This 10-session functional fitness program will challenge your muscular strength and core function with every exercise. You will participate in group workouts focused on improving strength, power, and calorie expenditure. Our exercise intensity will provide great results while the versatility of the TRX will help maintain your motivation. (Space is limited) Cost: […]

Campus Recreation Employee Interest Meeting

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Location: Fetzer Gym

Cost: FREE

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: WE WANT YOU! Want to work for the Campus Recreation team? Campus Recreation is looking for new employees within various departments: facility operations, Intramurals, Climbing, Office assistants, and more! Come to one of our Employee Interest Meetings to learn more details and to receive an application. Dates: October 21 & 22 Time: 5:30pm Location: Fetzer […]

The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film: “Black and Cuba”

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Location: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film Black and Cuba [Dir: Robin Hayes / Documentary / USA / English / 82 min. / 2013 A diverse group of street-smart students are outcast at an elite Ivy League university, band together and adventure to Cuba to see if revolution is truly possible. While filming their […]

Ackland Film Forum: “City of God” (Fernando Meirelles, Brazil, 2002)

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: This fall, the Ackland Film Forum presents a series of films that explore the theme of photography in cinema—in everything from art films, to classic Hollywood gems, to recent popular films—in connection with the Ackland Art Museum’s exhibition PhotoVision: Selections from a Decade of Collecting. City of God follows two boys growing up in a violent slum […]

Tar Heel Tabata Registration OPEN

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Location: Student Recreation Center (SRC)

Cost: 25

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: TAR HEEL TABATA You can do anything for 20 seconds. How about 20 seconds, times 8 times 4? Test your cardiovascular endurance and power through this new exhilarating workout that uses short work and rest intervals to maximize the impact of your workout. Tabata training is a form of High Intensity Interval Training in which you […]

TRX Suspension Training Registration OPEN

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Cost: 55

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: TRX Suspension Training This 10-session functional fitness program will challenge your muscular strength and core function with every exercise. You will participate in group workouts focused on improving strength, power, and calorie expenditure. Our exercise intensity will provide great results while the versatility of the TRX will help maintain your motivation. (Space is limited) Cost: […]

Boot Camp Registration OPEN

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Cost: 30

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: BOOT CAMP Boot Camp is an hour-long high-intensity athletic workout. We utilize intense sets of exercises and drills followed by short rest periods to create a powerful fitness workout. This program is great for improving cardiovascular fitness, achieving or maintaining healthy body weight, improving body composition, increasing strength and improving athletic performance. Cost: $30 (10 […]

Women on Weights Registration OPEN

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Location: Student Recreation Center (SRC)

Cost: 30

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: WOMEN ON WEIGHTS This 8-session workout is focused on instructional methods for using a barbell and will challenge your body in new ways. This group workout will consist of safety, proper form and technique instruction, as well as a challenging total body workout. This class is focused on increasing muscular strength and endurance while educating […]

Boot Camp

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Cost: 30

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: BOOT CAMP Boot Camp is an hour-long high-intensity athletic workout. We utilize intense sets of exercises and drills followed by short rest periods to create a powerful fitness workout. This program is great for improving cardiovascular fitness, achieving or maintaining healthy body weight, improving body composition, increasing strength and improving athletic performance. Cost: $30 (10 […]

Lunch with Faculty: Richard Talbert

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Location: Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center

Cost: varies

Description: Our Dinner with Faculty program offers the opportunity for no more than 11 participants to enjoy free-ranging discussions with prominent and popular UNC faculty while dining at The Carolina Club. Rather than a lecture, you will have the chance to engage with faculty on a more intimate level and ask those questions you’ve been eager […]

Developing a Teaching Statement & Portfolio (Graduate Students)

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Location: Graduate Student Center

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Participants will assess their own teaching style and be able to communicate important aspects to a search committee via a teaching statement.  During this workshop, participants will learn how to prepare a competitive application package for teaching-oriented careers.  Participants will work through several activities to communicate how they conceptualize learning, how they envision their teaching […]

Justice Corrupted: How the Drug War Wastes Money and Ruins Lives

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: Register ahead of time and pay $18.00 per program or pay only $8 if you are a member of the UNC General Alumni Association (GAA). To check your membership status or to join the GAA, please visit alumni.unc.edu or call 800.962.0742. GAA membership is open to all UNC alumni and friends. Tuition is $20.00 for everyone paying at the door.

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Arthur Benavie, Professor of Economics, Emeritus The US War on Drugs is entering its fourth decade. Over that time, asset forfeitures, incarceration, militarization of police forces, and drug testing have been constant features of public policy—with their effects often most felt by minority citizens and communities. This lecture will review the economic and personal effects […]

Tar Heel Tabata

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Location: Student Recreation Center (SRC)

Cost: 25

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: TAR HEEL TABATA You can do anything for 20 seconds. How about 20 seconds, times 8 times 4? Test your cardiovascular endurance and power through this new exhilarating workout that uses short work and rest intervals to maximize the impact of your workout. Tabata training is a form of High Intensity Interval Training in which […]

Destination Austin Virtual Meet-up

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Location: Hanes Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Network virtually with several alumni and friends of UNC to make connections. This workshop is designed as a starting point to begin building your network around Austin, Texas and surrounding areas.

Boot Camp

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Cost: 30

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: BOOT CAMP Boot Camp is an hour-long high-intensity athletic workout. We utilize intense sets of exercises and drills followed by short rest periods to create a powerful fitness workout. This program is great for improving cardiovascular fitness, achieving or maintaining healthy body weight, improving body composition, increasing strength and improving athletic performance. Cost: $30 (10 […]

LaMonte Armstrong and Theresa Newman: Race, Innocence and the End of the Death Penalty Speaker Series

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Location: Hamilton Hall

Contact: Frank Baumgartner

Description: LaMonte Armstrong was exonerated in 2013 after serving 18 years of a life sentence for a Greensboro murder and Theresa Newman, from Duke Law School, was his attorney. The UNC Political Science Department is pleased to host the distinguished speakers series listed below.  These events are available at no charge to the public and are […]

Campus Recreation Employee Interest Meeting

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Location: Fetzer Gym

Cost: FREE

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: WE WANT YOU! Want to work for the Campus Recreation team? Campus Recreation is looking for new employees within various departments: facility operations, Intramurals, Climbing, Office assistants, and more! Come to one of our Employee Interest Meetings to learn more details and to receive an application. Dates: October 21 & 22 Time: 5:30pm Location: Fetzer […]

Pre-trip meeting for Mount Mitchell Backpacking expedition

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Location: Outdoor Education Center

Cost: $140

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: At 6684’ the Spruce-Fir forested slopes of Mount Mitchell are the highest you’ll find east of the Mississippi River. We climb this mountain from the base at around 1800’, in order to squeeze all the adventure we can out of it! Expedition dates: 10/24-10/26 Activity level: Strenuous Fee: $140

Gabriel Kahane – The Ambassador

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Die Hard and Blade Runner, race riots and natural disasters, urban blight and austere modernist architecture are all fodder for Gabriel Kahane’s The Ambassador, an investigation of the underbelly of Los Angeles. Using street addresses as entry ways into characters as varied as James M. Cain’s Mildred Pierce, and the doorman of the long-defunct Ambassador […]

TRX Suspension Training

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Cost: 55

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: TRX Suspension Training This 10-session functional fitness program will challenge your muscular strength and core function with every exercise. You will participate in group workouts focused on improving strength, power, and calorie expenditure. Our exercise intensity will provide great results while the versatility of the TRX will help maintain your motivation. (Space is limited) Cost: […]

Chapel Hill Transit North/South Corridor Info Meeting

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: Free

Description: Chapel Hill Transit will hold a public information meeting at the Student Union to share information and receive public comment on potential future transit improvements for the increasingly busy corridor that runs along Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and 15-501 South.  The public is invited to drop in anytime during this three-hour meeting.

Strong Interest Inventory Group Interpretation

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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 […]

Grand Opening of the Research Hub at Davis Library

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Location: Davis Library

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Library

Description: 3:30 p.m. Remarks: University Librarian Sarah Michalak and UNC Provost James Dean 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Demonstrations and open house Location Davis Library 2nd floor RSVP http://bit.ly/UNCHubRSVP MORE INFORMATION https://blogs.lib.unc.edu/news/index.php/2014/10/research-hub-grand-opening-oct-23/

OUR workshop: Research Methodology – Community-Based Research

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Location: Bingham

Contact: The Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR)

Description: Do you plan to conduct research during your undergraduate career here at Carolina? Are you interested in investigating a community need through that research? In this interactive workshop, Professor Beth Moracco will lead a discussion about what is involved in doing research with human subjects, the principles and methodologies of community-based and community-based participatory research, and the […]

The Riggins Lecture in Art: Edward S. Cooke, Jr., Yale University

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Dorothy Verkerk

Description: This talk will focus upon two different kinds of case furniture: a chest of drawers made in rural New England in 1795 and a cabinet made in the Nagasaki area of Japan around 1600. Close attention to the physical evidence of these works, and comparison to related examples, documents the movement of material ideas across time and space, reveals a greater sense of asymmetries within the colonial systems of the past, and allows for the recovery of agency in the acts of makers.

TRX Suspension Training

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: TRX Suspension Training This 10-session functional fitness program will challenge your muscular strength and core function with every exercise. You will participate in group workouts focused on improving strength, power, and calorie expenditure. Our exercise intensity will provide great results while the versatility of the TRX will help maintain your motivation. (Space is limited) Cost: […]

NCDS Tech Talks 2014- Cisco Systems

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Location: Sitterson Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Come learn about careers in research, technology, and big data from NCDS member industry insiders. Dinner provided!  Overview: The UNC computer science department and University Career Services invites our NCDS corporate representatives to take part in NCDS Tech Talks to engage in tech discussions with students and faculty. This is a unique opportunity for NCDS […]

Music on the Porch: UNC Faculty Jazz Quintet

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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 exciting performance by five of UNC’s very own jazz virtuosos. Led by Professor Jim Ketch (trumpet), the quintet also includes Professors Stephen Anderson (piano), Juan Alamo (vibes), Jason Foureman (bass) and Dan Davis (drums). Bring a picnic blanket and stay for a while! The UNC Jazz Studies […]

Nature Notes Workshop

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Cost: 400

Contact: North Carolina Botanical Garden

Description: Nature Notes Workshop Robert Johnson, Nature Artist, and Ken Moore, Botanist and Assistant Director, Emeritus, NCBG Thursday, October, 23, 7pm–9pm Friday, October 24, 9am–4:30pm Saturday, October 25, 9am–4:30pm Sunday, October 26, 9am–4:30pm • Growing Classroom This intensive four-day workshop provides simple methods for making visual notes while exploring nature. Students take field excursions to sketch […]

UNC Women’s Soccer vs Florida State

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: $5 (free for UNC students, faculty and staff)

Contact: UNC Athletics

Description: UNC students, faculty and staff can gain FREE access to all regular season, home women’s soccer matches by displaying their UNC One Card at the gate. UNC Faculty & Staff may also bring immediate family members to the match at no charge. Admittance is based on availability. UNC One Cards are not valid for post-season ACC and […]

What’s the Big Idea? Improving Management of Our Most Precious Resource: Water

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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: Improving Management of Our Most Precious Resource: Water Population growth and economic development continue to increase demands for fresh water, even as rising costs and concerns over environmental quality limit the development of new supplies. Meanwhile, worries over the potential impact of a changing climate on water supplies contribute to a greater sense of urgency […]

The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film: “Reembarque/Reshipment”

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Location: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film Reembarque/Reshipment [Dir: Gloria Rolando/ Documentary/Cuba /Spanish with French and English subtitles /59 min./2014] The voices of prominent historians join the memories of Haitians and their descendants in Cuba to understand a chapter of the complex economic and social history of the Caribbean: the presence in the Island […]

American Civil War Series: Cedar Creek and Shenandoah Campaign

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Location: Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center

Cost: varies

Description: Cedar Creek and the Shenandoah Campaign in 1864 George Watts Hill Alumni Center’s Royall Room Thursday, Oct. 23 | 7-9 p.m. Tuition: $30; GAA members pay $25 Register online. Or mail in your Fall 2014 Registration Form Questions? Call South Moore at 919-843-0790. While Grant hammered away at Lee, Union strategy included control of the Shenandoah Valley.  […]

Carbon Dioxide from Space: Towards Climate Treaty Verification

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Jose A. Rial

Description: ‘Carbon Dioxide from Space: Towards Climate Treaty Verification’ is the theme of the Thursday, October 23rd public seminar hosted during the 7th annual Carolina Climate Change Seminar. This year’s guest speaker is Dr. Inez Fung, a climate scientist from the University of California, Berkeley. Fung is a world expert on carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and its […]

Mount Mitchell Backpacking expedition

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Location: Outdoor Education Center

Cost: $140

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: At 6684’ the Spruce-Fir forested slopes of Mount Mitchell are the highest you’ll find east of the Mississippi River. We climb this mountain from the base at around 1800’, in order to squeeze all the adventure we can out of it! Pre-trip meeting: 10/22 at 7 pm Activity level: Strenuous Fee: $140

Nature Notes Workshop

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Cost: 400

Contact: North Carolina Botanical Garden

Description: Nature Notes Workshop Robert Johnson, Nature Artist, and Ken Moore, Botanist and Assistant Director, Emeritus, NCBG Thursday, October, 23, 7pm–9pm Friday, October 24, 9am–4:30pm Saturday, October 25, 9am–4:30pm Sunday, October 26, 9am–4:30pm • Growing Classroom This intensive four-day workshop provides simple methods for making visual notes while exploring nature. Students take field excursions to sketch […]

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 […]

Water, Plant and Climate: Assessing the Climatic Impacts of Afforestation

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Location: Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building

Contact: Jose A. Rial

Description: ‘Water, Plant and Climate: Assessing the Climatic Impacts of Afforestation’ is the theme of the Friday, October 24th technical talk hosted during the 7th annual Carolina Climate Change Seminar. This year’s guest speaker is Dr. Inez Fung, a climate scientist from the University of California, Berkeley. Fung is a world expert on carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and its consequences on […]

Carolina Symposia in Music and Culture: Jann Pasler, UC-San Diego

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Location: Person Hall

Contact: Music Department

Description: Visiting scholar Jann Pasler (UC-San Diego) presents the James W. Pruett Lecture in Music and Culture as part of the Carolina Symposia in Music and Culture. A musicologist, pianist, and documentary filmmaker, Pasler has published widely on contemporary American and French music, modernism and postmodernism, interdisciplinarity, intercultural transfer, and cultural life in France and the […]

48th Annual Chapel Hill Colloquium in Philosophy

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Location: Murphey Hall

Cost: 150

Contact: Kate Fanfari

Description: Papers will be given by Lori Gruen (Wesleyan University), Jessica Moss (New York University), Anna-Sara Malmgren (Stanford University), Christopher Hitchcock (California Institute of Technology) and Sam Scheffler (New York University). The Colloquium will run from the evening of Friday, October 24 through Sunday afternoon, October 26, with dinner receptions on Friday and Saturday nights and […]

Mount Mitchell Backpacking expedition

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Location: Outdoor Education Center

Cost: $140

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: At 6684’ the Spruce-Fir forested slopes of Mount Mitchell are the highest you’ll find east of the Mississippi River. We climb this mountain from the base at around 1800’, in order to squeeze all the adventure we can out of it! Pre-trip meeting: 10/22 at 7 pm Activity level: Strenuous Fee: $140

Nature Notes Workshop

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Cost: 400

Contact: North Carolina Botanical Garden

Description: Nature Notes Workshop Robert Johnson, Nature Artist, and Ken Moore, Botanist and Assistant Director, Emeritus, NCBG Thursday, October, 23, 7pm–9pm Friday, October 24, 9am–4:30pm Saturday, October 25, 9am–4:30pm Sunday, October 26, 9am–4:30pm • Growing Classroom This intensive four-day workshop provides simple methods for making visual notes while exploring nature. Students take field excursions to sketch […]

48th Annual Chapel Hill Colloquium in Philosophy

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Location: Murphey Hall

Cost: 150

Contact: Kate Fanfari

Description: Papers will be given by Lori Gruen (Wesleyan University), Jessica Moss (New York University), Anna-Sara Malmgren (Stanford University), Christopher Hitchcock (California Institute of Technology) and Sam Scheffler (New York University). The Colloquium will run from the evening of Friday, October 24 through Sunday afternoon, October 26, with dinner receptions on Friday and Saturday nights and […]

Comparative Empires in the Pre-Modern World

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: Please visit our website for cost details.

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: What does “empire” mean and what are its common traits? To answer this question, we’ll travel back to some of its earliest manifestations in four different cultures, pre-Qin empires in China, the Roman empire, the empire of Mali in West Africa, and the early Ottoman Empire in Anatolia. We’ll learn about the multi-ethnic nature of […]

Green Monsters: Meet the Carnivorous Plants

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Cost: 12

Contact: North Carolina Botanical Garden

Description:   Green Monsters: Meet the Carnivorous Plants Saturday, October 25, 1pm-3 pm • Room C106 Venus fly traps and pitcher plants…oh my! Celebrate the secret lives of native carnivorous plants. Meet live specimens, dissect pitcher plants, and find out how you to keep some green monsters in your own backyard. We’ll even give you a […]

Recovering the Lost Art of Natural History: A Scholarly-Creative Workshop

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Cost: 25

Contact: North Carolina Botanical Garden

Description: Recovering the Lost Art of Natural History: A Scholarly-Creative Workshop Dr. Tom Hallock, Associate Professor of English, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg Saturday, October 25, 2pm–4pm • Classroom Authors, botanists and birders such as William Bartram and John James Audubon instilled veneration for wildness alongside technical descriptions of nature. How then do we recover […]