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Saving Our Birds exhibition

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: The Saving Our Birds exhibition inspires awareness and understanding of North Carolina’s native birds and encourages citizens to help conserve the habitats they need to thrive. The exhibition runs through December 16, 2016 and includes an informational exhibit and numerous programs for both novice and veteran birders, children and adults. ncbg.unc.edu/birds

Week of Welcome (WOW) 2016

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Location: Various Campus Locations

Contact: New Student & Carolina Parent Programs

Description: Week of Welcome (WOW) kicks off Tar Heel Beginnings, intentionally designed fall programs seeking to introduce new first-year and transfer students to the expectations, resources, and involvement opportunities during their first semester at Carolina. Throughout WOW, new students are invited to attend a diverse array of academic and community-building programs to help them through their […]

Family & Friends Sunday: Monsters and More!

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Family & Friends Sunday: Monsters and More! Sunday, 28 August, 1:00-5:00 PM Free and all ages. Come MYO Monster, identify a “museum monster” that we’ve trapped in a jar, and capture a Pokemon at one of the Pokestops surrounding the Ackland!  

PlayMakers: Draw the Circle

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Location: Kenan Theater, Playmakers Repertory Company

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: World Premiere: PlayMakers’ 2016/17 Season opens with the funny, deeply moving story of a bewildered immigrant Muslim family coming to terms with a child who defies their expectations of what it means to have a daughter when that child transitions from one gender to another. A unique and personal look at universal themes of family, […]

Faculty Recital: Billy Stewart, guitar

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Location: Person Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Music Department

Description: Join us for a faculty recital featuring guitar instructor Billy Stewart. The faculty recital will feature works by Paulo Bellinati, Ralph Towner, John Abercrombie, Chick Corea, Billy Stewart, and Heitor Villa-Lobos. Stewart will be joined by a group of guest artists including Nate Huvard, Brian Becker, Michael Kris, James Baird, Anna Lampidis, Matthew McClure, Derison Duarte, Laura Smithburg Byrne, and […]

PlayMakers: Draw the Circle

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Location: Kenan Theater, Playmakers Repertory Company

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: World Premiere: PlayMakers’ 2016/17 Season opens with the funny, deeply moving story of a bewildered immigrant Muslim family coming to terms with a child who defies their expectations of what it means to have a daughter when that child transitions from one gender to another. A unique and personal look at universal themes of family, […]

Saving Our Birds exhibition

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: The Saving Our Birds exhibition inspires awareness and understanding of North Carolina’s native birds and encourages citizens to help conserve the habitats they need to thrive. The exhibition runs through December 16, 2016 and includes an informational exhibit and numerous programs for both novice and veteran birders, children and adults. ncbg.unc.edu/birds

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 […]

Saving Our Birds exhibition

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: The Saving Our Birds exhibition inspires awareness and understanding of North Carolina’s native birds and encourages citizens to help conserve the habitats they need to thrive. The exhibition runs through December 16, 2016 and includes an informational exhibit and numerous programs for both novice and veteran birders, children and adults. ncbg.unc.edu/birds

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 […]

Law School Mock Admissions Panel

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Join a team of law school admissions officers in reading through actual applications, giving you an inside look at everything that goes into admissions decisions.  See how vital LSAT and GPA both are and aren’t! This event is held before the Law School Info Fair!  For more info visit http://careers.unc.edu  #lawschool    

Saving Our Birds exhibition

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: The Saving Our Birds exhibition inspires awareness and understanding of North Carolina’s native birds and encourages citizens to help conserve the habitats they need to thrive. The exhibition runs through December 16, 2016 and includes an informational exhibit and numerous programs for both novice and veteran birders, children and adults. ncbg.unc.edu/birds

Pre-Health Interviewing: Tips and Tactics

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Learn the basics of interviewing for the health professions. For more information on the Pre-Health Advising office at University Career Services, visit us at http://careers.unc.edu.  

Saving Our Birds exhibition

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: The Saving Our Birds exhibition inspires awareness and understanding of North Carolina’s native birds and encourages citizens to help conserve the habitats they need to thrive. The exhibition runs through December 16, 2016 and includes an informational exhibit and numerous programs for both novice and veteran birders, children and adults. ncbg.unc.edu/birds

Postdoctoral Scholar Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduates – Applications due Sept 15, 2015

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Location: TBD (will be updated once selected)

Contact: The Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR)

Description: The University recognizes that postdoctoral fellows who mentor undergraduates in specific research projects help to promote a vibrant, multifaceted research community at Carolina. Another important role that postdoctoral fellows can play is to provide advice to students who are seeking research experiences, and serve as liaisons to help students identify research opportunities, particularly in professional […]

Intervention Mapping Training 2 Day Course

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Location: NC TraCS

Cost: Free

Contact: NC TraCS Institute

Description: Intervention Mapping Training Course Join us on September 1-2 for an intervention mapping training with Maria Fernandez, PhD. What is intervention mapping? Intervention Mapping (IM) offers a step-by-step program to make theory practical and for creating effective interventions, using the best information from the behavioral and social sciences. The six steps of IM include: 1. Assessment of needs […]

BYOL- Build your LinkedIn Profile Today!

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Description: LinkedIn is an incredibly powerful tool for students. However, surveys show that most students are not using it! Don’t be one of those people. Bring your laptop to this session, where you will first learn the ins-and-outs of the system, and then set up your profile. Visit our website at http://careers.unc.edu for more information on […]

Music on the Porch: (J) Rowdy & the NightShift

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Joshua “Rowdy” Rowsey is an underground North Carolina recording artist, actor/improviser, and writer featured on NPR, DJ Booth, Indy Week, and various national publications–most recently performing at the Del Close Marathon alongside improvisers such as Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation). Rowdy is a founding member of the national hip hop collective No9to5 Music. He initiated […]

Meet the Photographer: Burk Uzzle

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Photographer Burk Uzzle will be at the Ackland in conversation with All About America curator Patricia Leighten of Duke University. This event is free and open to the public. Please arrive early as seating is limited.

Philosophy in 15 Minutes

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Location: Gerrard Hall

Contact: UNC Philosophy

Description: Join us for an evening of food and drink, and “15 Minutes of Philosophy“ with presentations by Alan Nelson, Lindsay Brainard, and Geoffrey Sayre-McCord. Come for the food… stay for the Philosophy! This event is free and open to all students.

Saving Our Birds exhibition

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: The Saving Our Birds exhibition inspires awareness and understanding of North Carolina’s native birds and encourages citizens to help conserve the habitats they need to thrive. The exhibition runs through December 16, 2016 and includes an informational exhibit and numerous programs for both novice and veteran birders, children and adults. ncbg.unc.edu/birds

Postdoctoral Scholar Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduates – Applications due Sept 15, 2015

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Location: TBD (will be updated once selected)

Contact: The Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR)

Description: The University recognizes that postdoctoral fellows who mentor undergraduates in specific research projects help to promote a vibrant, multifaceted research community at Carolina. Another important role that postdoctoral fellows can play is to provide advice to students who are seeking research experiences, and serve as liaisons to help students identify research opportunities, particularly in professional […]

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.

Intervention Mapping Training 2 Day Course

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Location: NC TraCS

Cost: Free

Contact: NC TraCS Institute

Description: Intervention Mapping Training Course Join us on September 1-2 for an intervention mapping training with Maria Fernandez, PhD. What is intervention mapping? Intervention Mapping (IM) offers a step-by-step program to make theory practical and for creating effective interventions, using the best information from the behavioral and social sciences. The six steps of IM include: 1. Assessment of needs […]

WAFFYS Session 6

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Location: Genome Science Building

Description: Backpacking Wilson Creek All WAFFYS expeditions begin by teaching fundamental outdoor skills including navigating with a map & compass, technical skills associated with the trip and Leave-No-Trace camping. No previous experience is required to attend these trips. Your Instructors will not “guide” you through the experience. Instead, they will facilitate your group’s development into a […]

Connecting your Interest to Majors & Careers

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Which of your interests match potential majors and careers? How do your values, personality, and skills play a role in your career exploration process? Attend this interactive workshop to learn about UCS resources that can assist you in building self-awareness in these areas to enhance career exploration and decision making. Discussion of resources accessible through […]

Saving Our Birds exhibition

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: The Saving Our Birds exhibition inspires awareness and understanding of North Carolina’s native birds and encourages citizens to help conserve the habitats they need to thrive. The exhibition runs through December 16, 2016 and includes an informational exhibit and numerous programs for both novice and veteran birders, children and adults. ncbg.unc.edu/birds

Postdoctoral Scholar Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduates – Applications due Sept 15, 2015

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Location: TBD (will be updated once selected)

Contact: The Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR)

Description: The University recognizes that postdoctoral fellows who mentor undergraduates in specific research projects help to promote a vibrant, multifaceted research community at Carolina. Another important role that postdoctoral fellows can play is to provide advice to students who are seeking research experiences, and serve as liaisons to help students identify research opportunities, particularly in professional […]

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.

WAFFYS Session 6

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Location: Genome Science Building

Description: Backpacking Wilson Creek All WAFFYS expeditions begin by teaching fundamental outdoor skills including navigating with a map & compass, technical skills associated with the trip and Leave-No-Trace camping. No previous experience is required to attend these trips. Your Instructors will not “guide” you through the experience. Instead, they will facilitate your group’s development into a […]

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, […]