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Global Take Off: Puerto Rico

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: Center for Global Initiatives

Description:   A free opportunity from the Center for Global Initiatives to take new students on an interactive, faculty-led trip to Puerto Rico over fall break 2015. Applications are due on June 30, 2015.

WAFFYS- Wilson Creek Expedition

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Location: Off Campus — Check Description for Details

Cost: 325

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: WAFFYS (Wilderness Adventures For First-Year Students) backpacking expeditions empower incoming students with a positive personal and social transition into college. WAFFYS gives incoming students the opportunity to challenge themselves and grow as individuals through the process of experiential education. WAFFYS trips are structured to require participants as a group to take initiative, make decisions, and […]

Entomology

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Steve Hall, Landscape Ecologist Sundays, Jun 7, 14, 21, 28; 1:30–4:30pm Cost: $125 ($115 for NCBG Member)

Global Take Off: Puerto Rico

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: Center for Global Initiatives

Description:   A free opportunity from the Center for Global Initiatives to take new students on an interactive, faculty-led trip to Puerto Rico over fall break 2015. Applications are due on June 30, 2015.

WAFFYS- Wilson Creek Expedition

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Location: Off Campus — Check Description for Details

Cost: 325

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: WAFFYS (Wilderness Adventures For First-Year Students) backpacking expeditions empower incoming students with a positive personal and social transition into college. WAFFYS gives incoming students the opportunity to challenge themselves and grow as individuals through the process of experiential education. WAFFYS trips are structured to require participants as a group to take initiative, make decisions, and […]

Global Take Off: Puerto Rico

Download

Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: Center for Global Initiatives

Description:   A free opportunity from the Center for Global Initiatives to take new students on an interactive, faculty-led trip to Puerto Rico over fall break 2015. Applications are due on June 30, 2015.

WAFFYS- Wilson Creek Expedition

Download

Location: Off Campus — Check Description for Details

Cost: 325

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: WAFFYS (Wilderness Adventures For First-Year Students) backpacking expeditions empower incoming students with a positive personal and social transition into college. WAFFYS gives incoming students the opportunity to challenge themselves and grow as individuals through the process of experiential education. WAFFYS trips are structured to require participants as a group to take initiative, make decisions, and […]

Great Books Reading Group: Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness

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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 old favorites with engaged peers and a learned discussion leader? After a successful first semester, we are pleased to continue our Great Books Reading Groups this summer in partnership with Flyleaf Books of Chapel Hill. Join Hilary Lithgow for a session on context and meaning, and then return in […]

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 […]

The Chinese Eco-City and Urbanization Planning

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: Please visit our website for details.

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: China has promoted sustainable urban development since the early 2000s, particularly new urbanism ideals of transit-oriented development (TOD) of satellite towns. Yet most experts indicate that these new cities ultimately fail to meet their sustainability goals. Dr. Robin Visser analyzes three case studies of Chinese “eco-city” development in the context of China’s rapidly evolving urbanization […]

WAFFYS- Wilson Creek Expedition

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Location: Off Campus — Check Description for Details

Cost: 325

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: WAFFYS (Wilderness Adventures For First-Year Students) backpacking expeditions empower incoming students with a positive personal and social transition into college. WAFFYS gives incoming students the opportunity to challenge themselves and grow as individuals through the process of experiential education. WAFFYS trips are structured to require participants as a group to take initiative, make decisions, and […]

Ackland Art Museum Reopens Following Building Improvements

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Description: Following a three-week closure for building improvements, the Ackland Art Museum resumes its normal operating hours today. Museum Hours: Wed – Sat: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Sun: 1:00 – 5:00 PM Closed Mondays & Tuesdays. Admission is free. OPEN Saturday, 4 July 2015, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, […]

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 #6: Putting It Together: Presenting Your Results Date: July 1, 2015 Time: 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Location: HSL Collaboration Center (Room 227) This session covers: Sections to include in your publication Creating forest plots and funnel plots Evidence tables – what they should contain and how to set […]

Carolina Science Cafe: Big Bang 101

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Location: Off Campus — Check Description for Details

Cost: Free

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: How did the Universe begin? How do we know? Join us at BackBar on Wednesday, July 1, as UNC theoretical cosmologist Dr. Adrienne Erickcek takes us on a whirlwind tour of the Universe.

Starry Nights: Summer Skies

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Location: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Cost: 12.00

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.

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 […]

Summer Flora

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Milo Pyne, Plant Ecologist Saturdays, Jun 27, Jul 11, 18, 25; 9:30am–12:30pm Cost: $125 ($115 for Members)