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Eve Carson Scholarship application open

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Location: Chapel Hill

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. […]

Leadership Effectiveness Workshop

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Location: Rizzo Conference Center

Cost: $3,700

Contact: Lauren Garris

Description: Over three days, you will learn about your own leadership style and maximize your leadership strengths. In addition, you will learn the qualities essential to being a great leader on a professional and personal level.  

New pilot awards program focused on addressing health disparities – October 22

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Location: Chapel Hill

Description: New pilot awards program focused on addressing health disparities The UNC Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) and the NC TraCS Institute announce a pilot awards program to facilitate the success of investigators in the field of health disparities and translational research. Read on for more information about the program and how to submit proposals. […]

Undergraduate Admissions 10 a.m. Information Session and Tour

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Location: Jackson Hall

Cost: Free

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 […]

Art for Lunch: “Sahmat’s Theatrical Origins”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free and open to the public. RSVP requested; click on the link below program description.

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Free. RSVP required (see below). In this talk, Afroz Taj and John Caldwell (both UNC-CH, Asian Studies) will explore the centrality of theater for the artist- and activist-collective Sahmat and its creative output. They will discuss the exhibition The Sahmat Collective in the context of theater, from Safdar Hashmi’s street theater to the “performance” of artworks like “Art […]

The Challenges of Modeling our Future Workforce Needs in an Era of Transformation

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Location: Sheps Center for Health Services Research

Cost: Free

Contact: Carolina Center for Health Workforce Innovation, Research, and Policy

Description: Clese Erikson, M.P.Aff. Director, Association of American Medical College’s Center for Workforce Studies Clese Erikson is a past chair of the AcademyHealth Health Workforce Interest Group Advisory Committee and currently serves on the advisory boards for the Health Workforce Information Center and the International Health Workforce Collaborative. She received her Master of Public Affairs from […]

William Ferris – The Storied South: Voices of Writers and Artists

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Location: Bulls Head Bookshop

Cost: Free

Contact: Kyle McKay

Description: The Storied South features the voices–by turn searching and honest, coy and scathing–of twenty-six of the most luminous artists and thinkers in the American cultural firmament, from Eudora Welty, Pete Seeger, and Alice Walker to William Eggleston, Bobby Rush, and C. Vann Woodward. Masterfully drawn from one-on-one interviews conducted by renowned folklorist William Ferris over […]

Bring Your Laptop: Using Social Media for Branding, Networking and Searching

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Location: Hanes Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Learn how to leverage social media to make connections, gather info, find hidden opportunities and demonstrate you knowledge. The session is useful for all students, whether you are weeks from graduation or planning ahead for your future career. The second half of this session will include demonstrations of many social media tools to help further […]

The Cultural Heritage of the Ancient Greeks

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 60

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: This course will deal with several topics connected with the cultural personality of the ancient Greeks, including Homer and the Trojan War, the Greek Theater, the circuit games (periodoi), and oracles and mystery religions.

Retirement Planning Today™ (Section 1)

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: $60

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: The days of the “normal” retirement are over. Today’s retirees and those retiring in the next generation will face uncertainties and challenges never seen before. This class is designed for both pre-retirees as well as those recently retired; it covers the basic elements of a successful retirement strategy. The course combines essential life-planning concepts with more traditional retirement-planning strategies. We will consider questions such as: How will inflation negatively affect your portfolio and financial goals? Will your pension or Social Security be there for the rest of your life? How will new tax laws impact your retirement income? Do you have a plan to cover the staggering cost of long-term care? Is your estate plan updated to take advantage of current estate tax laws? Are your assets allocated in a manner in which they will last through your life expectancy and support your lifestyle goals? Bring your questions to this exciting and eye-opening class. Included with your class fee, as a resource, you will receive a notebook with a significant amount of financial content.

Zentangle® Workshop

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: $60

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Zentangle® is an easy-to-learn method of creating art from drawing repetitive patterns. It is fascinating, fun, and relaxing! You may find it similar to meditating and being “in the zone.” Zentangling increases your focus and creativity. With each pen stroke, you are building a deliberate pattern that becomes a stunning masterpiece. It is simple to understand and easy to enjoy—even if you are convinced you are not an artist. With Zentangle, you can always explore new areas of insight and build your creativity. No art experience required. Supplies are $12 and the instructors will provide them. The Zentangle® art form and method was created by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas. Zentangle® is a registered trademark of Zentangle, Inc. Learn more at www.zentangle.com.

Author Ron Rash, Thomas Wolfe Lecture

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Location: Genome Sciences Building

Cost: $0.00

Contact: Susan Irons

Description: The Genome Sciences Building is located at 250 Bell Tower Road, a cul de sac off of South Road just west of the Bell Tower. Auditorium is located on the ground floor. Parking is available in the Bell Tower deck just past the building.  

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 […]