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Eve Carson Scholarship application open


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. […]

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


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. […]

Negotiation Skills for Effective Managers


Location: Rizzo Conference Center

Cost: $2,700

Contact: Lauren Garris

Description: In this two-day seminar, uncover your strengths and weaknesses as a negotiator. You will practice important techniques with others to enhance your skills and become more effective in your daily interactions with others.

U.S. Department of State Internship Information Session


Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Laura Griest

Description: Internships through the U.S. Department of State provide the opportunity to work in U.S. Embassies throughout the world, in various bureaus located in Washington, D.C. and at Department offices spread around the United States. Learn more about how to apply for a summer 2014 internship in this information session with Diplomat in Residence Julie Ruterbories. […]

Undergraduate Admissions 10 a.m. Information Session and Tour


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 […]

K-12 Educator Open House: “The Sahmat Collective”


Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Jenny Marvel

Description: Explore contemporary art from India in the politically and socially charged exhibition, The Sahmat Collective: Art and Activism in India since 1989.  Engage with area educators and Museum staff in conversation about artists and their artwork that are driven by the urgent belief that art can propel change. Enjoy refreshments, participate in tours of the exhibition, […]

Carolina Innovations Seminar – October 2013


Location: Sitterson Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Office of Technology Development

Description: “The Evolving Life Science Patent Landscape in the U.S.” Nathan P. Letts, JD, PhD will discuss the impact on life science innovation and patents of recent Supreme Court decisions, including Association for Molecular Pathology v Myriad Genetics and Mayo Collaborative Services v Prometheus Laboratories. Building on previous Court cases, e.g., Merck KGAA v Integra Lifesciences […]

The Basics+ of Digital Photography (Section 2)


Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: $60

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: All new course—totally revamped! Now there are two separate study tracks, one for point-and-shoots and one for DSLRs—separate in-class and homework assignments. You will learn about your camera and lenses; how to properly upgrade lenses and cameras for your type of photography; what aperture, shutter and ISO are, and how they interact. You will also learn how to use compensation to adjust for a better exposure under all lighting conditions; how to clean, care for and protect your lenses, camera, and its internal sensor. We will review homework images in class, focusing on composition and the art of storytelling. Photo assignments will include portraits, sports, action, landscapes, flowers, scenic modes and more. Q&A sessions make it easy for you to get specific answers for your photography questions. Additional materials fee of $15 for course materials, workbook, software and more is payable to instructor.

Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film: “The Sapphires”


Location: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film The Sapphires Dir: Wayne Blair/Feature/Australia/English/103 min. /2012 The Sapphires is an inspirational tale set in the heady days of the late ‘60s about a quartet of young, talented singers from a remote Aboriginal mission, discovered and guided by a kind-hearted, soul-loving manager. Plucked from obscurity, the four […]



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 […]