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John and June Allcott Gallery: Josue Pellot: No Credit, No Problem

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Mario Marzan

Description: Josué Pellot is a sculptor, who considers even his work in other mediums to be extensions of his sculpture practice. His work is anything but traditional, however, as he often utilizes the language and form of everyday life to critical and humorous effect.

Family & Friends Sunday: Shape Play

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Family & Friends Sunday: Shape Play Sunday, 25 Sept 2016, 1:00-5:00 PM Free and all ages. Explore and create with family and friends at an afternoon inspired by geometric shapes in works of art. Make your own “circle art,” inspired by Derek Toomes’ mural installation in our ART& space Search the museum for hidden shapes in […]

PlayMakers: DETROIT ’67

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers opens the 2016/17 Mainstage Season with the regional premiere of a dynamic story about “the year that changed everything for a family and a city” – DETROIT ’67. It’s 1967 in the Motor City and the world is shifting for two siblings running an after-hours joint to make ends meet. Tensions mount when dreams […]

The Beauty and Charm of Forest Theatre

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Location: Forest Theater

Cost: 9 - 10

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Nick Adams, Battle Park Manager Sunday, September 25; 2:30-4 p.m. • $10 ($9 Members) Tour the Koch Memorial Forest Theatre, a stone amphitheater built into the hillside on the eastern edge of the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. Participants take a physical and virtual tour of this incredible theatre and learn the rich history of this UNC […]

PlayMakers: DETROIT ’67

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers opens the 2016/17 Mainstage Season with the regional premiere of a dynamic story about “the year that changed everything for a family and a city” – DETROIT ’67. It’s 1967 in the Motor City and the world is shifting for two siblings running an after-hours joint to make ends meet. Tensions mount when dreams […]

John and June Allcott Gallery: Josue Pellot: No Credit, No Problem

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Mario Marzan

Description: Josué Pellot is a sculptor, who considers even his work in other mediums to be extensions of his sculpture practice. His work is anything but traditional, however, as he often utilizes the language and form of everyday life to critical and humorous effect.

Term Activation

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Contact: University Registrar

Description: Students registered for the 2016 Fall Term will be ACTIVATED into the 2017 Spring Term in preparation for registration

Employee Orientation Tour with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: Join UNC Visitors’ Center for an exploration of the historic campus at the heart of our community! From the stories that make up the fabric of our university to opportunities and resources available for employees, our orientation tours offer a thorough introduction to Carolina for both new and longtime employees. To register for this tour, please contact UNC Visitors’ Center at (919) 962-1630 […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

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. Wear […]

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 […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Birding for Beginners

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Tom Driscoll and Vern Bothwell, New Hope Audubon Society Mondays, September 12, 19, 26; 7–9 p.m., Saturday, Oct 1; 9 a.m.–12 p.m. (field trip) • $55 ($50 Members)   Learn field marks to look for and strategies to identify birds. Participants learn about bird calls and songs and birding equipment. Field trip to Mason Farm […]

Staff Sustainability Training- Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Administrative Office Building

Contact: Sustainability @ UNC

Description: Tuesday and Thursday, September 27 and 29, 2016 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Administrative Office Building, 104 Airport Dr., 1501-C Chapel Hill, NC Sustainability is a core value and top-level priority at Carolina. People who want to learn how to help their offices become more economically, environmentally and socially responsible can attend “Making the Workplace […]

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 […]

Teaching Statements and Portfolios

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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 […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

How to Gain Resume-Worthy Experience

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Location: Sitterson Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Have you ever wondered what types of experiences should be on your technical resume? Are you unsure how to find noteworthy experiences? Come to this session and we will discuss how you can take steps to fill your resume with experiences that will impress employers! Visit our website at http://careers.unc.edu for more information on upcoming […]

Gambling on Faith: Billy Graham in Las Vegas

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: See description for more info

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Billy Graham’s 1978 Christian Crusade in Las Vegas is just one of the potentially controversial issues Michelle Robinson, a 2016 Tanner Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award winner, is researching for inclusion in her American Studies courses. She will share with us her work-in-progress discoveries about how Graham’s 1978 Crusade in Las Vegas influenced evangelical Christian […]

Public Presentation by James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence

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Location: Koury Auditorium-McColl Building

Cost: Free

Description: The Honorable James R. Clapper was sworn in as the fourth Director of National Intelligence (DNI) on August 9, 2010. As DNI, Clapper leads the United States Intelligence Community and serves as the principal intelligence adviser to the President. *NOTE:The event is free to the public. Early arrival is recommended and doors will open at […]

Art History Colloquium: Tamara Sears, Rutgers University

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Tania C. String

Description: Associate Professor Tamara Sears is a specialist on the art and architectural history of South Asia with particular interests in the relationships between political power, religion, and the production of sacred architecture in ancient and medieval India. Her research focuses on the relationship between ritual and architecture, asceticism and worldly power, and iconology and religious experience.

PlayMakers: DETROIT ’67

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers opens the 2016/17 Mainstage Season with the regional premiere of a dynamic story about “the year that changed everything for a family and a city” – DETROIT ’67. It’s 1967 in the Motor City and the world is shifting for two siblings running an after-hours joint to make ends meet. Tensions mount when dreams […]

ASMicro Day

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Location: Medical Biomolecular Research Building (MBRB)

Contact: American Society for Microbiology

Description: Join us for the first ever ASMICRO Day at UNC-Chapel Hill! JOIN US! Join the American Society for Microbiology in a morning of learning and insights from top leaders in microbiome research. Learn about ASM career resources, have fun and win prizes! See what ASM can do for YOU! 9:00 a.m. Opening remarks – Lynn Enquist, Ph.D., […]

Great Books Reading Group: The Federalist Papers

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 35

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Yearning to revisit some of your favorite classics?Join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a session on context and meaning, and then return to tackle substantive issues in the text. We are pleased to offerGreat Books Reading Groups in partnership with Flyleaf Books of Chapel Hill. To be sure we are literally on the same page, […]

Preschoolers Exploring Nature

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Wednesdays, September 21 – November 9 (8 sessions); 1:30-3:30 p.m. • $135 ($120 Members) Wednesdays, January 25 – February 15 (4 sessions); 1:30-3:30 p.m. • $72 ($64 Members) Ages 4-5. Learning comes naturally during this fun-filled series that fosters a sense of wonder for nature and science. Join us for hands-on activities, outdoor explorations, stories, […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Bebo White on Bitcoin and Blockchain

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Location: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room

Contact: School of Information and Library Science

Description: Bebo White, Departmental Associate (Emeritus) at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will give a talk on Bitcoin and Blockchain on Wednesday, September 28, at 3 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Room of Wilson Library. Sponsored by the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), the event is free and open to the public. The […]

Military to Civilian Resumes Part I

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Location: Genome Science Building

Contact: University Career Services

Description: This is Part I of a two-part series. In this two-part series (attendance at both is highly suggested) student veterans will learn how to translate their military experience into transferable skills for the civilian workforce. Through hands-on activities, participants will learn how to decode job descriptions and use applicable action verbs to demonstrate their knowledge, […]

Presidential Power and the 2016 Elections

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: See description for more info

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: There is no position in the world more powerful than the President of the United States of America—but is it too powerful? This election as voters choose the POTUS, they will be voting into office a man or woman whose powers far exceed those outlined in the Constitution. Law professor Bill Marshall considers the ramifications […]

ART& Neighbor Night

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Business- and residential neighbors of the Ackland Art Museum are invited to explore their local museum, its collections, and its new ART& community space. Neighbor Night will offer three sessions of Paired Portrait Drawings, with sessions beginning at 6:00, 7:00, and 8:00 PM. Participants are invited to come in pairs and — following a brief overview of […]

PlayMakers: DETROIT ’67

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers opens the 2016/17 Mainstage Season with the regional premiere of a dynamic story about “the year that changed everything for a family and a city” – DETROIT ’67. It’s 1967 in the Motor City and the world is shifting for two siblings running an after-hours joint to make ends meet. Tensions mount when dreams […]

Starry Nights: Fall Skies

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Location: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Cost: 12

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: Explore the night sky under the planetarium dome! During the Starry Nights program for adults and older teens, you’ll learn how to identify the planets, bright stars and constellations that are easiest to find during the current season, with expert guidance from a Morehead astronomy educator. You’ll hear stories and legends from various cultures about […]

Staff Sustainability Training- Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Administrative Office Building

Contact: Sustainability @ UNC

Description: Tuesday and Thursday, September 27 and 29, 2016 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Administrative Office Building, 104 Airport Dr., 1501-C Chapel Hill, NC Sustainability is a core value and top-level priority at Carolina. People who want to learn how to help their offices become more economically, environmentally and socially responsible can attend “Making the Workplace […]

Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Class: Write Your Life

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 15

Contact: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Description: Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Class: Write Your Life SEP 29, OCT 6, 20, 10 AM–NOON INSTRUCTOR: RICHARD KRAWIEC A famous writer once said, “Listen to your life; all moments are key moments”.  In this fun and supportive – yet challenging class, you will learn how to draw on the “material” of your life to write […]

Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Class: Saving the Best: North Carolina State Parks at 100

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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: Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Class: Saving the Best: North Carolina State Parks at 100 THURSDAY SEP 29, 10 AM–11:30 AM INSTRUCTOR: TOM EARNHARDT One hundred years of stewardship, education and recreation are celebrated in “Saving the Best: North Carolina State Parks at 100,” a documentary produced by writer, filmmaker and naturalist, Tom Earnhardt. In the […]

Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Class: Facebook 101 for Beginners

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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: Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Class: Facebook 101 for Beginners THURSDAY SEP 29, 10 AM–NOON INSTRUCTOR: KEN YOW PARTICIPANTS MUST BRING THEIR OWN DEVICE (laptop, smart phone, tablet etc.) as equipment will not be provided. Join us for this hands-on course that will cover the rudimentary basics of Facebook for the new Facebook learner. Topics include: Signing up […]

Creating Your Personal Brand for KFBS Entrance

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: This is the third and final workshop in the series: Kenan-Flagler Business School Admission Tips & Tricks.  This is a three-part workshop series that offers strategies and resources to help you create a strong personal brand for admission to Kenan-Flagler Business School. Each of us establishes our own unique set of goals and working definition […]

Bird-Friendly Gardening – Your Yard Matters!

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Ann Walter-Fromson, T. Gilbert Pearson Audubon Society Thursday, Sept 29; 12–1 p.m. • Free, preregistration required. Native plants provide food birds need to survive and thrive in a way non-native plants cannot, and your yard can make a real difference for birds year-round. Learn more about Audubon’s new Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year program.

Art for Lunch: “Portraiture in the Time of Elizabeth I”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: free

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: 29 September, 12:30 PM “Portraiture in the Time of Elizabeth I” With Tania String (Art History, UNC-Chapel Hill) On selected weekdays, the Ackland invites members of the University community and friends of the Ackland to enjoy an hour of inspiration and information about works of art currently on view at the Ackland. LUNCH: Bring a […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

2016 Lambeth Lecture: Reforming our Criminal Justice System

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Location: Gerrard Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Maria Edwards

Description: The 2016 Lambeth Lecture, Reforming our Criminal Justice System is a conversation between Hon. Alex Kozinski and Hon. Thomas W. Ross. It will be September 29 at 5 p.m. in Gerrard Hall. A small reception will follow. Kozinski was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit by President Reagan in 1985, […]

Music on the Porch: The Old Ceremony

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: The Old Ceremony tap into a rich, unmistakably Southern vein of melodic songcraft and vivid storytelling. Taking their name from Leonard Cohen’s classic album, the band’s members are singer/songwriter Django Haskins, drummer Dan Hall, vibes/organist Mark Simonsen, bassist Shane Hartman, and violinist Gabriel Pelli. Their last album, Sprinter, was released in 2012 by Yep Roc […]

Ackland Film Forum – “In Jackson Heights”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Ackland Film Forum The Ackland Film Forum is a collaboration between the Ackland Art Museum and numerous departments at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill highlighting various aspects of the art of cinema and showcasing the aesthetic power of film. Art films, narrative films, and documentaries are chosen by UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and […]

PlayMakers: DETROIT ’67

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers opens the 2016/17 Mainstage Season with the regional premiere of a dynamic story about “the year that changed everything for a family and a city” – DETROIT ’67. It’s 1967 in the Motor City and the world is shifting for two siblings running an after-hours joint to make ends meet. Tensions mount when dreams […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Priceless Gem Tour Series – Digging in Our Heels, Angels on Campus: The Herstory of Women at Carolina

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: Each academic year, UNC Visitors’ Center hosts a special series of campus tours—the Priceless Gems—in addition to its regular tours about Carolina’s mission and history, traditions, legends and landmarks.These special on-campus walking tours are led by experts on specific aspects of Carolina History. The tour is free, open to the public, and lasts about an hour to an-hour-and-a-half. […]

PlayMakers: DETROIT ’67

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers opens the 2016/17 Mainstage Season with the regional premiere of a dynamic story about “the year that changed everything for a family and a city” – DETROIT ’67. It’s 1967 in the Motor City and the world is shifting for two siblings running an after-hours joint to make ends meet. Tensions mount when dreams […]

University Teaching Awards – Nominations Deadline

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Location: Campus

Contact: Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

Description: Each year, the University recognizes faculty, staff and students for outstanding teaching.  The University Committee on Teaching Awards strongly encourages you to nominate deserving faculty members and graduate teaching assistants for distinguished teaching awards.  Nominations are accepted year round, but please note October 1 as the deadline for nominations for the awards to be announced in spring 2017.  See […]

Great Cities in the Middle East: Tehran and Istanbul

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: 65

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: In collaboration with the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations OCTOBER 1, 2016 We will kick off our fall Dialogues series by putting two great Middle Eastern cities, Tehran and Istanbul, into conversation with each other. Omid Safi will use Tehran as a backdrop for a discussion ofthe significant changes that […]

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, […]

CLAWS in the Garden – Raptor Photography at the North Carolina Botanical Garden

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Cost: 50 - 55

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Kindra D. Mammone, Executive Director, CLAWS Saturday, October 1; 10 a.m.–12 p.m.; lunch break; 1–3 p.m. • $55 per person ($50 Members) This is a unique opportunity to photograph native raptors, including owls and hawks. CLAWS, Inc. provides beautiful bird species, knowledgeable staff and volunteers at each station.

The Elegance of the Bird: A Study in Drawing

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Cost: 135 - 150

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Patricia Savage, Artist Saturdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22; 1:15-4:45 p.m. • $150 ($135 Members) Learn simple techniques for drawing birds. We first focus on specific elements of the bird’s anatomy and then put them together to draw the entire bird.

PlayMakers: DETROIT ’67

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers opens the 2016/17 Mainstage Season with the regional premiere of a dynamic story about “the year that changed everything for a family and a city” – DETROIT ’67. It’s 1967 in the Motor City and the world is shifting for two siblings running an after-hours joint to make ends meet. Tensions mount when dreams […]

Carolina Conversation: Detroit ’67 to Charlotte ’16

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Location: Center for Dramatic Art

Cost: Free

Description: Join PlayMakers Repertory Company for a special matinee performance of “Detroit ’67,” a gripping play that explores the themes of racial relations and social justice, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. The performance will be followed by a Carolina Conversation, “Detroit ’67 to Charlotte ’16: Theatre sparks conversation on how we move forward.” Carolina Conversations […]

PlayMakers: DETROIT ’67

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: PlayMakers opens the 2016/17 Mainstage Season with the regional premiere of a dynamic story about “the year that changed everything for a family and a city” – DETROIT ’67. It’s 1967 in the Motor City and the world is shifting for two siblings running an after-hours joint to make ends meet. Tensions mount when dreams […]

UNC Process Series: Unraveling Beethoven

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Location: Kenan Music Building

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: UNC Process Series: Unraveling Beethoven Nicholas DiEugenio, violin; Mimi Solomon, piano; guest composers Tonia Ko and Jesse Jones To read more from DiEugenio on Unraveling Beethoven, click here.