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Staff Sustainability Training: Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Online

Description: Sustainability is a core value and top-level priority at Carolina. Success depends on each of us taking an active role. Be the leader in your workplace by learning practical steps to become more economically, environmentally, and socially responsible. This workshop will help participants identify, measure, and promote sustainable change opportunities in their areas. Participants will […]

Eve Carson Scholarship application open

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Location: Online

Contact: Caroline White

Description: The Eve Carson Scholarship was established in 2008 to celebrate junior-year students who have exhibited passion and transformative growth while at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As the living legacy of former student body president Eve Carson, the scholarship fulfills the vision for a student-run merit scholarship she included in her platform. […]

Music in the Galleries: UNC Samaa

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: This Sunday, enjoy the music of UNC Samaa, a student a capella group that fuses Western popular music with South Asian popular and traditional music. This season, Music in the Galleries features musical and dance performances by South Asian performing arts groups from UNC-Chapel Hill. As a part of each performance, members of the ensembles will […]

Staff Sustainability Training: Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Online

Description: Sustainability is a core value and top-level priority at Carolina. Success depends on each of us taking an active role. Be the leader in your workplace by learning practical steps to become more economically, environmentally, and socially responsible. This workshop will help participants identify, measure, and promote sustainable change opportunities in their areas. Participants will […]

Eve Carson Scholarship application open

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Location: Online

Contact: Caroline White

Description: The Eve Carson Scholarship was established in 2008 to celebrate junior-year students who have exhibited passion and transformative growth while at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As the living legacy of former student body president Eve Carson, the scholarship fulfills the vision for a student-run merit scholarship she included in her platform. […]

Classic Carolina Tour

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Location: Online

Cost: FREE

Description: Our Tour begins at the UNC Visitors’ Center, located inside the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, at 250 East Franklin Street. Our entrance is on the west side of the building with large columns and blue welcome banners flanking the door. Parking may be available either in the Morehead Lot right outside or on Franklin […]

Work Visa and Career Search Training for International Students

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Cost: Free

Contact: University Career Services

Description: The Office of International Student and Scholar Services (OISSS) and University Career Services team up to cover the intricacies of qualifying for and obtaining U.S. work visas for internships and full-time jobs along with resources to help international students search for opportunities in the United States.

International Student Interviewing Training/Practice

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Are you nervous about your first interview in the United States? Learn the basics of interviewing and find out what you need to know to be effective when meeting and speaking with employers in the U.S. This is a joint workshop between University Career Services and The Writing Center.

Staff Sustainability Training: Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Online

Description: Sustainability is a core value and top-level priority at Carolina. Success depends on each of us taking an active role. Be the leader in your workplace by learning practical steps to become more economically, environmentally, and socially responsible. This workshop will help participants identify, measure, and promote sustainable change opportunities in their areas. Participants will […]

Eve Carson Scholarship application open

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Location: Online

Contact: Caroline White

Description: The Eve Carson Scholarship was established in 2008 to celebrate junior-year students who have exhibited passion and transformative growth while at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As the living legacy of former student body president Eve Carson, the scholarship fulfills the vision for a student-run merit scholarship she included in her platform. […]

Workshop: First-year advising for pre-business students

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Location: Steele Building

Contact: Academic Advising Program

Description: The Kenan-Flagler Business School in conjunction with General College Advising is offering small group advising for first-year students who may be interested in pursuing a business degree. Transfer students are also welcome to attend. In the first half of the session, we will discuss the following: business school prerequisites and course planning, what the business […]

Southern Journey Series: John Clark, The Hot Nuts (Interview)

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Location: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room

Cost: Free

Contact: Southern Folklife Collection

Description: An interview with and music by John Clark of The Hot Nuts, a classic college-circuit rhythm & blues group that started in Chapel Hill in 1955. The program is part of a series in connection with the class “Southern Music,” taught by UNC professor Bill Ferris. More information: http://library.unc.edu

CSEEES Lunch and Learn: Donald Raleigh

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Description: Join us for a series of informal luncheon talks highlighting the current research of some UNC CSEEES-affiliated faculty. Boxed lunches will be provided to registrants. To register, please call Violet Anderson at 919-962-0901.

Dr. Peter Rizzolo Reads from New Novel ‘Forbidden Harvest’

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Location: Bulls Head Bookshop

Cost: Free

Contact: Kyle McKay

Description: Dr. Peter Rizzolo will be at Bull’s Head Bookshop on Tuesday, September 17th at 3:30pm to read from his new novel Forbidden Harvest. In Peter’s new medical thriller, Dr. Ken Bernholtz is deep into preserving human organs for transplant. He has perfected a method of extending the life of a harvested animal heart from six […]

The Kings and Queens of Roam, a Reading by Daniel Wallace

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Location: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: UNC English Professor and author of Big Fish Daniel Wallace will read from his recently published book The Kings and Queens of Roam (Touchstone, 2013). Books will be available for sale and signing, courtesy of the Bull’s Head Bookshop. Parking: Parking is available in most campus lots after 5 p.m. http://bit.ly/UNCNightParking Learn more: http://library.unc.edu

Reception: Southern Cultures Fall 2013 Issue, with Blain Roberts

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Cost: Free & open to the public

Contact: Southern Cultures

Description: Please join us as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Southern Cultures with issue-release parties throughout the 2013-14 academic year. All events are free and open to the public. Light refreshments served. For our first special guest, we are delighted to welcome historian Blain Roberts to help us celebrate the publication of the Fall 2013 special issue. Professor Roberts […]

Zumba Fiesta

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Location: Online

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: The Zumba Fiesta is one of Campus Recreation’s most popular and vibrant special events!  This International dance marathon pairs Zumba sessions with performances by UNC’s most talented performance groups.  Participants are led by Campus Recreation’s most energetic instructors through their favorite routines, and provided rest intervals to enjoy displays of artistic prowess including acapella groups, […]

Chickamauga

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Location: George Watts Hill Alumni Center

Contact: Ann-Louise Aguiar

Description: For more information visit, http://alumni.unc.edu/article.aspx?sid=7980.

William S. Newman Artists Series: Carolina Wind Quintet

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Location: Gerrard Hall

Cost: 15

Contact: Music Department

Description: The Carolina Wind Quintet (Brooks de Wetter-Smith, flute; Michael Schultz, oboe; Donald Oehler, clarinet; Andrew McAfee, horn; John Pederson, bassoon) opens the 2013–14 William S. Newman Artists Series with a concert of wind quintet masterworks by August Klughardt (1847–1902), Anton Reicha (1770–1836), and Carl Nielsen (1865–1931). Part of the UNC Department of Music’s William S. […]

Staff Sustainability Training: Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Online

Description: Sustainability is a core value and top-level priority at Carolina. Success depends on each of us taking an active role. Be the leader in your workplace by learning practical steps to become more economically, environmentally, and socially responsible. This workshop will help participants identify, measure, and promote sustainable change opportunities in their areas. Participants will […]

Eve Carson Scholarship application open

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Location: Online

Contact: Caroline White

Description: The Eve Carson Scholarship was established in 2008 to celebrate junior-year students who have exhibited passion and transformative growth while at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As the living legacy of former student body president Eve Carson, the scholarship fulfills the vision for a student-run merit scholarship she included in her platform. […]

Financial Analysis for Non-Financial Managers

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Cost: 3,700

Contact: Lauren Garris

Description: Over the course of three days, learn how to better communicate your organization’s financial position. By the end of the seminar, you will be able to interpret financial statements, annual reports and understand financial terms such as liquidity and goodwill.  

International Coffee Hour

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Description: Join us for a monthly social hour to bring together international UNC community members and students excited about international engagement. Chat about opportunities and challenges on campus. Meet staff from the hosting offices with great resources to share. International Coffee Hours are held at the Global Cup Cafe (now EspressOasis) in the FedEx Global Education […]

Interviewing in Action

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Learn how to master the interview before you “go live.”  UNC senior, Joey Skavroneck, a top ten finisher nationally in the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference Job Interview Competition, will be sharing his success secrets.  UCS staff will provide practice techniques for sharpening your interviews focusing on behavioral-based interviewing, the most commonly encountered interview.  […]

PlayMakers: THE MOUNTAINTOP

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: 15 - 55

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: April 3, 1968. Memphis. The Lorraine Motel. Spend an historic night with Civil Rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as a visitation from a mysterious woman leads him to confront his innermost thoughts and fears on the stormy night before his assassination. PlayMakers proudly presents the regional premiere of this award-winning new play acclaimed […]

Staff Sustainability Training: Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Online

Description: Sustainability is a core value and top-level priority at Carolina. Success depends on each of us taking an active role. Be the leader in your workplace by learning practical steps to become more economically, environmentally, and socially responsible. This workshop will help participants identify, measure, and promote sustainable change opportunities in their areas. Participants will […]

Eve Carson Scholarship application open

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Location: Online

Contact: Caroline White

Description: The Eve Carson Scholarship was established in 2008 to celebrate junior-year students who have exhibited passion and transformative growth while at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As the living legacy of former student body president Eve Carson, the scholarship fulfills the vision for a student-run merit scholarship she included in her platform. […]

Financial Analysis for Non-Financial Managers

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Cost: 3,700

Contact: Lauren Garris

Description: Over the course of three days, learn how to better communicate your organization’s financial position. By the end of the seminar, you will be able to interpret financial statements, annual reports and understand financial terms such as liquidity and goodwill.  

GPS: Global Projects Showcase

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Description: Want to travel next summer? Want funding for your global project? Come enjoy a showcase of students’ research, experiences and travel stories from a variety of fields and global destinations.  Learn more about past international summer projects the Center for Global Initiatives has funded from the students themselves.  Lunch will be provided. Room 3009, FedEx […]

Dean’s Speaker Series: William (Bill) D. Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Tennessee Valley Authority

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Location: McColl Building

Cost: Free

Contact: Kenan-Flagler Business School

Description: William (Bill) D. Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Tennessee Valley Authority will deliver a Dean’s Speaker lecture. To learn more about Bill, please read his bio. Admission is free, but please register below. Parking is available only in Business School Deck.

Practice Face-to-Face Interviewing with a Recruiter:

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Get ready for your upcoming internship and full-time interviews by practice face-to-face with employer representatives and UCS counselors.  Please follow these instructions to sign up for a mock interview using Careerolina: Access UCS’ interview sign up system, Careerolina, from the UCS home page, http://careers.unc.edu, by clicking on the Careerolina logo. Next click on “Students with an […]

Swing West! An Evening with The Quebe Sisters Band

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Location: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: The Southern Folklife Collection (SFC) presents an evening of Western swing, hot jazz, and vintage country and Western music by Texas fiddle band The Quebe Sisters. The SFC has extensive holdings documenting these styles of music. A small exhibit of photographs, sheet music, and recordings from the SFC will be on display in the lobby […]

Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film – Double Feature

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Location: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film – Double Feature *North Carolina Premieres Clara Como El Agua Dir: Fernanda Rossi/Short/US/Spanish with English Subtitles/ 12min. /2012 Clara como el Agua, is a twelve-minute short fiction film about Clara, a light-skinned Puerto Rican girl with kinky, blond hair and gray eyes. Tired of being teased by her […]

Staff Sustainability Training: Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Online

Description: Sustainability is a core value and top-level priority at Carolina. Success depends on each of us taking an active role. Be the leader in your workplace by learning practical steps to become more economically, environmentally, and socially responsible. This workshop will help participants identify, measure, and promote sustainable change opportunities in their areas. Participants will […]

Eve Carson Scholarship application open

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Location: Online

Contact: Caroline White

Description: The Eve Carson Scholarship was established in 2008 to celebrate junior-year students who have exhibited passion and transformative growth while at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As the living legacy of former student body president Eve Carson, the scholarship fulfills the vision for a student-run merit scholarship she included in her platform. […]

Financial Analysis for Non-Financial Managers

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Location:

Cost: 3,700

Contact: Lauren Garris

Description: Over the course of three days, learn how to better communicate your organization’s financial position. By the end of the seminar, you will be able to interpret financial statements, annual reports and understand financial terms such as liquidity and goodwill.  

Wilson Creek Camping Expedition

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Location: Outdoor Education Center

Cost: 120

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: Countless waterfalls and massive, old-growth Yellow Poplar and Eastern Hemlock surround you as you descend into Harper Creek Gorge.  Pick up some back-country cooking tips and hone your navigation as you find your way through the maze of steep ridges and valleys that are the Wilson Creek Area.

Scholars’ Breakfast

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Area scholars and students with special interests in the themes and issues of the exhibition are warmly invited to visit and discuss The Sahmat Collective during a private viewing with coffee and pastries. On hand will be Peter Nisbet (Ackland Chief Curator) and Iftikhar Dadi (Sahmat artist, art historian at Cornell University, and co-curator of the parallel […]

Public Service Fair

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Location: Student Union, Frank Porter Graham

Cost: Free

Contact: Rhonda Beatty

Description: UNC will host the annual Public Service fair in partnership with the Chapel Hill – Carrboro Chamber of Commerce on the UNC campus, Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 11 a.m. -2 p.m. in the Pit.

How to Prepare for your Teach for America Phone Interview

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Cost: Free

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Learn how to prepare for a telephone interview for Teach for America. Please contact Jacquie Gist at jmgist@email.unc.edu if you have any questions concerning the workshop. (Upcoming phone interview dates: September 20-23)

Southern Research Circle Poster Session

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Cost: Free & open to the public

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Showcasing the summer research of ten graduate student grant recipients from the departments of Folklore, History, Nutrition, Political Science, and Religious Studies, who will present on a full range of topics that address the U.S. South in all its diversities and complexities. Find more information about the Southern Research Circle and summer research grant recipients […]

Art à la Carte (Hands-On Art Classes for UNC Students): Plein Air Drawing

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 10,

Contact: Caroline Culbert

Description: Bring a friend and start your weekend creatively with a relaxed, hands-on art class designed exclusively for Carolina students. Each session begins at the Ackland Art Museum, where you’ll examine the techniques, materials, and effects that other artists have achieved. You’ll then go to a studio in Hanes Art Center to try the techniques yourself […]

Sculpture in the Garden Preview Reception

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Cost: 35

Contact: North Carolina Botanical Garden

Description: Every fall the North Carolina Botanical Garden, UNC-Chapel Hill, hosts an outdoor exhibition of exciting sculptures by North Carolina artists. This invitational exhibition delights visitors for more than two months while the backdrop of native plant gardens changes with the season. The juror for the 2013 sculpture show is Steve Litt, art and architecture critic […]

Staff Sustainability Training: Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Online

Description: Sustainability is a core value and top-level priority at Carolina. Success depends on each of us taking an active role. Be the leader in your workplace by learning practical steps to become more economically, environmentally, and socially responsible. This workshop will help participants identify, measure, and promote sustainable change opportunities in their areas. Participants will […]

Eve Carson Scholarship application open

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Location: Online

Contact: Caroline White

Description: The Eve Carson Scholarship was established in 2008 to celebrate junior-year students who have exhibited passion and transformative growth while at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As the living legacy of former student body president Eve Carson, the scholarship fulfills the vision for a student-run merit scholarship she included in her platform. […]

Wilson Creek Camping Expedition

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Location: Outdoor Education Center

Cost: 120

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: Countless waterfalls and massive, old-growth Yellow Poplar and Eastern Hemlock surround you as you descend into Harper Creek Gorge.  Pick up some back-country cooking tips and hone your navigation as you find your way through the maze of steep ridges and valleys that are the Wilson Creek Area.

Pedal for Peds

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Location: Online

Contact: Jennifer Bowman

Description: The UNC Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology is sponsoring its fourth annual Pedal for Peds Bike Ride. There will be 50 and 28 mile routes through beautiful Carrboro, Orange and Alamance Counties; participants are welcome to ride all or part of the route. Proceeds from the ride will be used to support UNC Lineberger’s Comprehensive […]

Mozart’s World

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Cost: 1 - 125

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: In the world of music, there is no composer better known and loved than Mozart. His symphonies, chamber music, concertos, piano pieces, and sacred music all resonate with beautiful familiarity and accessibility. His operas, however, with their bending of the “rules” of the art form, their subject matter, and their timeless melodies are perhaps his […]

Where the Light Enters: Discovering the Poetry of Rumi with Prof. Omid Safi

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Location: Southwest Regional Library, Durham, NC

Cost: Free

Contact: Regina Higgins

Description: “Come, come, whoever you are,” and join UNC Professor of Religious Studies Omid Safi in exploring the poetry of Rumi, 13th century Persian poet and mystic, through recitation, analysis and music. This presentation is part of the “Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys” project of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. The […]