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Staff Sustainability Training: Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

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 […]

APPLES Service-Learning Alternative Spring Break applications

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Location: Student Union, Frank Porter Graham

Cost: Free

Contact: Christina Galardi

Description: APPLES Service-Learning Alternative Spring Break (ASB) typically lasts eight days during spring break in March. The learning begins before the trip, as participants attend lecture and recitations designed to prepare them to engage in discussion and service centered on the focus area. Through alternative breaks, students have opportunities for hands-on work while learning about the greater […]

White Oak River Kayaking Expedition

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Location: Outdoor Education Center

Cost: 120

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: This trip explores the ancient hardwood forests of the upper White Oak River. Your group will explore the river as it goes from brackish tidewater to freshwater. See several different ecosystems as the come together and are shaped by the natural forces of the coast. You will paddle among two thousand year old bald cypress […]

UNC Volleyball vs. Pittsburgh

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Location: Carmichael Arena

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Athletics

Description: Come out to Carmichael Arena and support your Tar Heel Volleyball team as they take on Pittsburgh! UNC students, faculty, staff, as well as the general public have FREE access to all regular season, home volleyball matches.

What’s in Your Tube of Paint (NEW Short Course)

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Description: Students receive a brief historical overview of a paints, explore the different ways that paints are made, and what is in them and why. The class will cover lightfastness, stability ratings, paint safety and how to translate symbols on the paint tube. In addition, students gain a better understanding of how paints get their names. […]

Family Day: Postcards for Peace

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Gandhi once said “We must become the change we want to see in the world.” At the Creation Station, think about ways you can make a difference in your own community and design postcards that illustrates your vision. Join us for Story Time at 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. to hear stories about peace and harmony. […]

William S. Newman Artists Series • Faculty Recital

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Location: Person Hall

Cost: 15

Contact: Music Department

Description: UNC trombone professor Michael Kris takes up the sackbut (the trombone’s historical predecessor) for Trombone Music of the Early Baroque. Kris will be joined by UNC faculty colleagues Brent Wissick (baroque cello), Leah Peroutka (baroque violin), and guest artist Elaine Funaro (harpsichord). Part of the UNC Department of Music’s William S. Newman Artists Series. (Individual […]

Staff Sustainability Training: Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

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 […]

APPLES Service-Learning Alternative Spring Break applications

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Location: Student Union, Frank Porter Graham

Cost: Free

Contact: Christina Galardi

Description: APPLES Service-Learning Alternative Spring Break (ASB) typically lasts eight days during spring break in March. The learning begins before the trip, as participants attend lecture and recitations designed to prepare them to engage in discussion and service centered on the focus area. Through alternative breaks, students have opportunities for hands-on work while learning about the greater […]

Business and Human Resources: Leading HR and Your Organization into the Future

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Location: Rizzo Conference Center

Cost: 5

Contact: Lauren Garris

Description: This human resource management program is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management. Participants will develop the key knowledge and skills that will make them successful, strategic business partners and highly effective with the other leaders in their organizations.

New Urbanism: Careers that Create Vibrant Cities- Career Panel

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: What will cities look like in 10 or 20 years? Are you interested in helping to create clean and sustainable communities? This panel of professionals from a wide range of fields dedicated to making cities livable will share their experience and insights.

Panel discussion on LGBTQ identities in the workplace

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Location: Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC School of Social Work

Description: The LGBTQ Caucus, a student group at the UNC School of Social Work, in partnership with the School’s Field Education Office, is hosting, “Managing and Supporting LGBTQ Identities in the Workplace: A Panel Discussion.” It will be held on Monday, Oct. 28, from noon-2 p.m. in the Tate-Turner-Kuralt building auditorium. This event is free and […]

The Emergence of Web Science with Bebo White

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Location: Carroll Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Megan Garrett

Description: The Emergence of Web Science: For almost two decades the World Wide Web has been largely described in terms of the technologies, infrastructure, processes, and methods that define it and the applications it supports. In contrast, the emerging discipline of Web Science seeks to understand the phenomenon that is the Web as an independent entity and […]

Chemistry Pre-Registration Workshop for First-Years

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Contact: Academic Advising Program

Description: Register online! Location:  Chapman Hall, Room 211 Academic Advising is teaming up with several academic departments to help First-Year students get ready for spring 2014 semester.  The purpose of the workshops is to introduce students to the various majors, as well as get them connected with faculty in those departments. Attending the workshop also allows […]

Zumbathon

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Cost: 10

Contact: Sarah Day

Description: Don’t miss the chance to raise money for breast cancer research AND Zumba the night away! On Monday, October 28, Zumbathon is happening at Koury Oral Health Sciences Building. Come by for Zumba, food and prizes! Tickets are on sale NOW through Thursday, October 24 in the Atrium of Koury Oral Health Sciences from 12:30 […]

Free screening of film “GenSilent” & panel discussion on LGBT aging

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Location: Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC School of Social Work

Description: A free screening of the film “GenSilent” will be hosted at the School of Social Work on Monday, Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the Tate-Turner-Kuralt building auditorium (325 Pittsboro St.), followed by a panel discussion. This event is free and open to all. This documentary highlights the reality that many gay, lesbian, bisexual and […]

Staff Sustainability Training: Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

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 […]

Business and Human Resources: Leading HR and Your Organization into the Future

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Location: Rizzo Conference Center

Cost: 5

Contact: Lauren Garris

Description: This human resource management program is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management. Participants will develop the key knowledge and skills that will make them successful, strategic business partners and highly effective with the other leaders in their organizations.

Southern Journey Series: Alfred “Uganda” Roberts, New Orleans Percussion (Performance)

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Location: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room

Cost: Free

Contact: Southern Folklife Collection

Description: Alfred “Uganda” Roberts, legendary New Orleans percussionist formerly with Professor Longhair and Dr. John. 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

Women in Media Leadership Series with Mary Junck

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Location: Carroll Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Megan Garrett

Description: Mary Junck — chairman, president and CEO of Lee Enterprises and chair of the board of directors of The Associated Press — will headline a Women in Media Leadership Series talk on Oct. 29 at 4 p.m. in the Carroll Hall auditorium at the UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Junck, a 1971 master’s […]

Art, Culture, and Power in Pre-Modern Japan

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 18.00

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Morgan Pitelka, Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Director, Carolina Asia Center Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543-1616), the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate that ruled Japan from 1603 to 1868, is well known for his victories in epic battles and his establishment of the basic institutions of the early modern state. But these political accomplishments were made […]

Books that Pop

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: Objects of delight for children everywhere, pop-up or movable books are intricately crafted and combine art and storytelling in a way that fascinates all readers. Everyone loves the surprise of the “pop” or the action on the next page. Join SILS Librarian RebeccaVargha, who has been building UNC’s pop-up collection, as she shares recent acquisitions […]

Public Health Pre-Registration Workshop for First-Years

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Contact: Academic Advising Program

Description: Register online! Location: Hamilton Hall, Room 100 Academic Advising is teaming up with several academic departments to help First-Year students get ready for spring 2014 semester.  The purpose of the workshops is to introduce students to the various majors, as well as get them connected with faculty in those departments. Attending the workshop also allows […]

Social and Behavioral Sciences Pre-Registration Workshop for First-Years

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Contact: Academic Advising Program

Description: Register online! This session will cover Political Science, History, Global Studies, and Economics. Location: Hanes Hall, Room 120 Academic Advising is teaming up with several academic departments to help First-Year students get ready for spring 2014 semester.  The purpose of the workshops is to introduce students to the various majors, as well as get them […]

Ackland Film Forum: “Harishchandrachi Factory” (Paresh Mokashi, 2009)

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Location: Varsity Theatre

Cost: 4

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: In celebration of the 100th anniversary of birth of Indian filmmaking, the Ackland Film Forum is screening Harishchandrachi Factory, a fictional depiction of the making of Raja Harishchandra, India’s first feature film, in 1913. In telling the story of the director’s struggles with making the first Indian film, Harishchandrachi Factory employs many of the same cinematic techniques that were used for the […]

Intermediate Digital Photography

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 60

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: This course is perfect for anyone who has taken an introductory digital photography course or who already has a basic understanding of aperture, shutter, and ISO settings. This course will move you into advanced amateur status. You will learn when to use aperture priority, shutter priority, or manual modes; in-camera metering; how to set custom functions and interpret histograms; how to “drag” the shutter, clean sensors, and perform custom white balances. We will consider the legal rights of photographers, how to use exposure bracketing, external flash techniques, and the basics of camera raw imagery and composition. Comprised of lectures and Q&A sessions, this is mainly a hands-on class, so bring your DSLR or advanced “point and shoot,” its manual and flash, extra fresh batteries, and several memory cards to every class.An additional materials fee of $15 is payable to the instructor for a CD with valuable advanced photography software that will enhance image taking after the class.

Chris Thile

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: In this solo program, Chris Thile (of the Punch Brothers) draws from his new Bach recording, while also exploring his own compositions and contemporary music.

Thrills and Chills Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

Description: Ever wandered about the legend behind Gimghoul Castle? Did you know that there are more burial sites at Carolina than just the South Rd. cemetery? Learn about local haunts and spirits with a thrilling and chilling tour of the University! The UNC Visitors’ Center will host a Thrills and Chills tour on Tuesday October 28th […]

Staff Sustainability Training: Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

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 […]

Business and Human Resources: Leading HR and Your Organization into the Future

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Location: Rizzo Conference Center

Cost: 5

Contact: Lauren Garris

Description: This human resource management program is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management. Participants will develop the key knowledge and skills that will make them successful, strategic business partners and highly effective with the other leaders in their organizations.

Lyle Estill – Small Stories, Big Changes: Agents of Change on the Frontlines of Sustainability

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Location: Bulls Head Bookshop

Cost: Free

Contact: Kyle McKay

Description: Lyle Estill and other contributors will be at Bull’s Head Bookshop to share from the new book Small Stories, Big Changes: Agents of Change on the Frontlines of Sustainability. New Society Publishers: $17.95 A remarkable cast of characters inhabit the pages of this book. Meet Tim Toben, who developed a high rise with the lowest […]

Panel: Thinking about an MBA?

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Cost: Free

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Get advice from our panelists and get answers to questions about Master of Business Administration applications, admissions, programs, how to survive and getting a job from these experts.

Psychology Pre-Registration Workshop for First-Years

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Contact: Academic Advising Program

Description: Register online! Location: Murphey Hall, Room 116 Academic Advising is teaming up with several academic departments to help First-Year students get ready for spring 2014 semester.  The purpose of the workshops is to introduce students to the various majors, as well as get them connected with faculty in those departments. Attending the workshop also allows […]

Analytical Sciences Pre-Registration Workshop for First-Years

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Contact: Academic Advising Program

Description: Register online! Location:  Phillips Hall, Room 215 This workshop is for Mathematics, Mathematical Decision Sciences, Biostatistics, Physics, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering Academic Advising is teaming up with several academic departments to help First-Year students get ready for spring 2014 semester.  The purpose of the workshops is to introduce students to the various majors, as […]

Foreign policy and national security: Frey Lecture

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Location: Genome Sciences Building

Cost: Free

Contact: Dee Reid

Description: Thomas Donilon, former national security adviser to President Barack Obama, and Barton Gellman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who writes about national security, privacy, secrecy and surveillance, will give a free talk Oct. 30. Hodding Carter, University Professor of Leadership and Public Policy, and former State Department spokesperson during the Jimmy Carter administration, will moderate the […]

Nursing Pre-Registration Workshop for First-Years

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Contact: Academic Advising Program

Description: Register online! Location: Bingham Hall, Room 103 Academic Advising is teaming up with several academic departments to help First-Year students get ready for spring 2014 semester.  The purpose of the workshops is to introduce students to the various majors, as well as get them connected with faculty in those departments. Attending the workshop also allows […]

South Asia Film Festival: Slumdog Millionaire

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Carolina Asia Center

Description: The last film of the South Asia Film Fest A Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums of India becomes a contestant on “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” but is arrested under suspicion of cheating. This screening is FREE, and sponsored by the Indus Cinema Club, The Carolina Asia Center, and the students […]

William S. Newman Artists Series • Bobb Robinson, baritone

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Location: Hill Hall Auditorium

Cost: 15

Contact: Music Department

Description: UNC voice professor Bobb Robinson (baritone) presents American Idyll, a recital of American art song, with Deborah Hollis (piano). Part of the UNC Department of Music’s William S. Newman Artists Series. Individual general admission tickets ($15; $10 students and UNC faculty/staff) are available at the door.

Global Music Show

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Contact: WXYC & UNC Area Studies

Description: Wednesday, October 30 9:00-10:00 PM WXYC 89.3 FM or live stream at www.wxyc.org The Global Music Show is a monthly radio program in collaboration with WXYC 89.3 FM and The Area Studies Centers that intersperses world regional music with dialogue shared by relevant expert guests scholars from UNC Chapel Hill. Sponsoring Area Studies Center: Center for […]

Staff Sustainability Training: Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

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 […]

Business and Human Resources: Leading HR and Your Organization into the Future

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Location: Rizzo Conference Center

Cost: 5

Contact: Lauren Garris

Description: This human resource management program is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management. Participants will develop the key knowledge and skills that will make them successful, strategic business partners and highly effective with the other leaders in their organizations.

Biology Pre-Registration Workshop for First-Years

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Contact: Academic Advising Program

Description: Register online! Location:  Coker Hall, Room 201 Academic Advising is teaming up with several academic departments to help First-Year students get ready for spring 2014 semester.  The purpose of the workshops is to introduce students to the various majors, as well as get them connected with faculty in those departments. Attending the workshop also allows […]

UNC Women’s Soccer v. Duke

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Location: Fetzer Field

Cost: 5

Contact: UNC Athletics

Description: UNC students, faculty and staff can gain FREE access to all regular season, home women’s soccer matches by displaying their UNC One Card at the gate. UNC Faculty & Staff may also bring immediate family members to the match at no charge. Admittance is based on availability. UNC One Cards are not valid for post-season ACC and […]

Staff Sustainability Training: Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

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 […]

Business and Human Resources: Leading HR and Your Organization into the Future

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Location: Rizzo Conference Center

Cost: 5

Contact: Lauren Garris

Description: This human resource management program is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management. Participants will develop the key knowledge and skills that will make them successful, strategic business partners and highly effective with the other leaders in their organizations.

Graduate Education Summit

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Location: Sonja Haynes Stone Center

Contact: Graduate and Professional Student Federation

Description: Three student groups will host a panel discussion Nov. 1 on the state of graduate education in North Carolina and the nation. The University community is invited to attend the Graduate Education Summit, which will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the theater of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture […]

Piano Masterclass: John Perry, piano

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Contact: Unnamed Organizer

Description: Internationally-renowned performer and pedagogue John Perry (piano) presents a masterclass for UNC piano students.

How to Prep for Your Teach for America Phone Interview

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

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: November 1st -4th)

Guest Artist Recital: Timothy Holley, cello

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Location: Person Hall

Contact: Music Department

Description: Guest artists Timothy Holley (North Carolina Central University), cello, and Aleen Pocock, piano, present a recital of musical variations old and new, featuring works by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, and Hindemith alongside contemporary compositions by James Lee III and Adolphus Hailstork.

Staff Sustainability Training: Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

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 […]

Nursing Job Fair

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Meet Representatives from hospitals and health care organizations to learn about different career opportunities. Co-Sponsored by University Career Services and the UNC School of Nursing. View participating organizations at: http://bit.ly/2013Nursing

Lichens: Science & Art (Short Course)

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Description: The beauty found among lichens is fascinating. Not only do they have highly diverse morphological features, but their striking and colorful patterns make them unique in nature. This class introduces students to the growing world of lichen-inspired art, a field that has recently increase grown, with exhibits by such institutions such as the American Society […]

The Vegan Pledge

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Student Animal Legal Defense Fund

Description: UNC Student Animal Legal Defense Fund hosts the Triangle 30-Day Vegan Pledge. The Triangle Vegan Pledge is organized through the Peace Advocacy Network (PAN), a social justice organization with a particular focus on animal rights. The Vegan Pledge matches potential vegans up with a vegan mentor and provides a care package and weekly seminars in […]

PlayMakers: William Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: 15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: The Bard’s last play–the theater’s first work of magical realism. In the aftermath of a shipwreck of his own conjuring, exiled Propero wields magical powers and manipulation to restore his daugther Miranda to her rightful place. His machinations bring about revelations, romance and redemption on a mysterious island. Performed in rotating repertory with Metamorphoses.

William S. Newman Artists Series • Guest Artist Recital: John Perry, piano

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Location: Hill Hall Auditorium

Contact: Music Department

Description: Internationally-renowned performer and pedagogue John Perry (piano) presents a recital of solo piano works. Selections include: Mozart’s Sonata in B-flat Major, K. 570; Debussy’s Estampes; Chopin’s Mazurkas, Op. 59; and Beethoven’s Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 110. Part of the UNC Department of Music’s William S. Newman Artists Series. Individual general admission tickets ($15; $10 UNC […]