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Morrow Mountain Hiking Expedition

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Location: Outdoor Education Center

Cost: $35

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: Morrow Mountain State Park is located in the ancient Uwharrie Mountains. The pinnacles are the remains of one of the oldest mountain ranges in the eastern United States. This trip offers a taste of challenging mountain hiking just a short drive from campus.

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 […]

Take Two Tour: “Sahmat in Context: Art and Performance”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free. No RSVP required.

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: This conversational tours offer the best of everything at the Ackland! Two guides lead an exploration of our newest exhibition The Sahmat Collective in the context of the Ackland’s world-class collection. This afternoon, look at works in both The Sahmat Collective and the Ackland’s collection that are inspired by musical and theatrical performances.

Adams Lecture: Holden Thorp

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Location: Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building

Cost: Free

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Join us on Sunday, November 3, at 4 p.m. for the 2013 Adams Lecture with Professor H. Holden Thorp, newly appointed Provost of Washington University in St. Louis. Stay tuned for more details regarding the lecture. The Adams Lecture is named for E. Maynard Adams, who was Kenan Professor of Philosophy at UNC Chapel Hill. Professor […]

UNC Brass Chamber Music Recital

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Location: Kenan Music Building

Contact: Music Department

Description: UNC brass students, under the direction of Jim Ketch and Michael Kris, present a recital of music for brass quintet and chamber brass.

Faculty Recital: Virtuoso Music for Two Flutes and Piano

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Location: Hill Hall Auditorium

Contact: Music Department

Description: UNC flute professor Brooks de Wetter-Smith and guest artists Sarah Busman (UNC-Pembroke), flute, and Elizabeth Tomlin, piano, present a recital of Virtuoso Music for “Two Flutes and Piano,” featuring works by over-shadowed Romantic composers Tulou, Ciardi, and Galli alongside standard 19th-century flute repertoire by Koechhline, C.P.E. Bach, and Doppler.

PlayMakers: METAMORPHOSES

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: $15-$55

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Set in and around a pool of water, Tony Award-winning Metamorphoses presents the poetic myths of Midas, Orpheus and Eurydice, Eros and Psyche, and others to juxtapose the ancient and contemporary in breathtaking storytelling and gorgeous imagery, exploring the timeless theme of love in all its forms. Performed in rotating repertory with The Tempest.

Women in Business: Transitioning to Leadership

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Location: Rizzo Conference Center

Cost: $3,850

Contact: Lauren Garris

Description: This women’s leadership program is designed to enhance your ability to make the transition from managing a team to leading a team. Professional women will learn practical skills to strengthen their impact as a leader and explore the power of networking and self-marketing.

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 […]

Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free for Ackland Members; $5 per session for all others (payments should be made at the door by cash or check). Register at the link below.

Contact: Allison Portnow

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 for all […]

Classic Carolina Tour

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: FREE

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

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 […]

Is Rape Different at College?

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: RAPE: Perceptions, Realities, Responses

Description: A roundtable discussion featuring Ada Gregory   Women’s Center, Duke University Christi Hurt   Carolina Women’s Center, UNC-Chapel Hill Robert Pleasants   Campus Health Services, UNC-Chapel Hill RAPE: Perceptions, Realities, Responses    A working group supported by an Interdisciplinary Initiative Grant from the College of Arts and Sciences, the Program in Sexuality Studies, and the Institute for the Arts […]

Carolina for Kibera Fellowship Program-Info Session

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Description: We Want You! Carolina for Kibera’s Fellowship Program offers UNC students a chance to work alongside a grassroots, non-profit organization to fight poverty in one of Africa’s largest slums, Kibera, Kenya. Fellows work with US and Kenyan-based staff in the spring semester on collaborative projects to affect sustainable change, and then travel to Kibera in […]

Global Research Institute Water Nexus Speaker Series II

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Global Research Institute

Description: Water + Health Greg Allgood What is the link between water and health? Dr Greg Allgood, who leads World Vision’s work to address the global water crisis, will highlight the critical link between provision of clean water and effectively addressing major global health priorities including malnutrition and HIV/AIDS.  Not only has recent research shown that […]

Creative Capital Grant Information Session for Artists

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Creative Capital will be leading an information session on its upcoming grant round at the Ackland Art Museum. Ruby Lerner, President & Executive Director, will be available to answer questions about Creative Capital’s grant process and the work they seek to support. The session is free and open to the public, but seating is limited! […]

The Manganiyar Seduction

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Equal parts rock concert, global music performance and dazzling theatrical experience, The Manganiyar Seduction creates a rapturous union between the traditional music of the Manganiyars and the visual seduction of Amsterdam’s red light district.

PlayMakers: METAMORPHOSES

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: $15-$55

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Set in and around a pool of water, Tony Award-winning Metamorphoses presents the poetic myths of Midas, Orpheus and Eurydice, Eros and Psyche, and others to juxtapose the ancient and contemporary in breathtaking storytelling and gorgeous imagery, exploring the timeless theme of love in all its forms. Performed in rotating repertory with The Tempest.

Women in Business: Transitioning to Leadership

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Location: Rizzo Conference Center

Cost: $3,850

Contact: Lauren Garris

Description: This women’s leadership program is designed to enhance your ability to make the transition from managing a team to leading a team. Professional women will learn practical skills to strengthen their impact as a leader and explore the power of networking and self-marketing.

Diversity in the Workplace for Supervisors

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Location: Off Campus -- Check Description for Details

Cost: Free

Contact: Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

Description: This workshop provides tools and resources to effectively communicate with your employees concerning diversity issues. Learn strategies on how valuing diversity improves employee satisfaction and productivity. Begin understanding the framework for diversity at the University. Develop shared language for mutual respect; model effective tactics for mutual cooperation and communication. Become familiar with some of the […]

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 […]

Classic Carolina Tour

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: FREE

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

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 […]

“What are you doing here?” Book talk with author Laina Dawes

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Location: Bulls Head Bookshop

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: “What Are You Doing Here? A Black Woman’s Life in Liberation in Heavy Metal” Book Discussion with author Laina Dawes What Are You Doing Here? investigates how black women musicians and fans navigate the metal, hardcore, and punk music genres that are regularly thought of as inclusive spaces and centered on a community spirit, but […]

Panel: Thinking about Law School?

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Location: Hanes Hall

Contact: University Career Services

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

A Good Author is Hard to Kill: Flannery O’Connor and the “Post-South”

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: Register ahead of time and pay $18.00 per program or pay only $8 if you are a member of the UNC General Alumni Association (GAA). To check your membership status or to join the GAA, please visit alumni.unc.edu or call 800.962.0742. GAA membership is open to all UNC alumni and friends. Tuition is $20.00 for everyone paying at the door.

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Florence Dore, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Focusing on two short stories by Flannery O’Connor, “A Good Man is Hard to Find” and “The Displaced Person,” Florence Dore explores whether the South is still a real place. Attendees are encouraged to read these two short works before attending. Both stories can be found […]

Chemistry Pre-Registration Workshops for First-Years

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Location: Chapel Hill

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 […]

Michael D. Green Lecture

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Location: Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Carolina American Indian Center

Description: Daniel Heath Justice, U.S.-born Canadian citizen of the Cherokee Nation and an associate professor of First Nations studies, will deliver the Michael D. Green Lecture. His topic is “Downriver, Up-Mountain, Across the Border: Placing Critical Indigenous Studies at Home and Abroad.”

Film Screening: “The Act of Killing” and discussion with Leslie Dwyer and Degung Santikarma

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Southeast Asian Approaches Faculty Working Group

Description: “I have not seen a film as powerful, surreal, and frightening in at least a decade… It is unprecedented in the history of cinema.”     - Werner Herzog  * * * Leslie Dwyer is Director of the Center for the Study of Gender and Conflict at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. […]

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.

Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film: “A Band Called Death”

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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 A Band Called Death Dir:Jeff Howlett and Mark Covino /Documentary/US/English /98 min./2013 Punk before punk existed, three teenage brothers in the early ’70s formed a band in their spare bedroom, began playing a few local gigs and even pressed a single in the hopes of getting signed. […]

UNC Men’s Soccer v. Georgia State

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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 men’s soccer matches by displaying their UNC One Card at the gate. UNC Faculy & 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 […]

PlayMakers: METAMORPHOSES

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: $15-$55

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Set in and around a pool of water, Tony Award-winning Metamorphoses presents the poetic myths of Midas, Orpheus and Eurydice, Eros and Psyche, and others to juxtapose the ancient and contemporary in breathtaking storytelling and gorgeous imagery, exploring the timeless theme of love in all its forms. Performed in rotating repertory with The Tempest.

General Pre-Registration Workshop for First-Years

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: Academic Advising Program

Description: Register online! This session is appropriate for students considering all majors and those who are still exploring. Location: Granville Towers-Agora 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 […]

Women in Business: Transitioning to Leadership

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Location: Rizzo Conference Center

Cost: $3,850

Contact: Lauren Garris

Description: This women’s leadership program is designed to enhance your ability to make the transition from managing a team to leading a team. Professional women will learn practical skills to strengthen their impact as a leader and explore the power of networking and self-marketing.

Drendrology

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Description: This course is designed for anyone who wishes to learn to identify most of the common Piedmont tree species. Students spend much of the class time outdoors in the Garden learning to identify trees using morphological characteristics such as leaves, bark, twigs, and fruits. In addition, the ecology and natural history of each tree species […]

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, Tolerance and Free Expression”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: With Gene Nichol (UNC Law) on “Sahmat, Tolerance, and Free Expression” Free. RSVP requested (see below). Sahmat has become “a vital platform for contemporary art in India that defends freedom of expression and battles intolerance within the country’s divisive political landscape.” It thus pursues “a mission of resistance against forces that threaten the essentially pluralist […]

Law School Info Fair

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Location: Student Union, Frank Porter Graham

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Interested in Law school? Come meet representatives from over 100 Law Schools! This event is open to anyone interested in attending Law School. No pre-registration is required. View participating schools at http://bit.ly/UNCLawDay13

UNC Area Studies FLAS Information Session – School of Journalism and Mass Communication

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Location: Chapel Hill

Description: Each year, the US Department of Education awards Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) funding to Global Area Studies Centers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. FLAS funds are awarded in a competitive process open to graduate and advanced undergraduate students to pursue foreign language and area studies for professional purposes. FLAS funds are intended to support […]

Take-Home Toxins: A Threat to Workers’ Health

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Location: Rosenau Hall

Contact: Susan Randolph

Description: Jackie Agnew, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, MD will present “Take-Home Toxins: A Threat to Workers’ Health.”  The lecture, part of the NORA Interdisciplinary Seminar Series, is sponsored by the N.C. Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center and will be webcast. Continuing education […]

“Schwab Say Yes” Speakers Series: Andrew Ross “Working for Nothing: A New-High Growth Sector?”

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: Free

Description: “Schwab Say Yes” Speakers Series: Andrew Ross Working for Nothing: A New-High Growth Sector?Andrew Ross is a professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University. He has authored and edited many books on questions on environmentalism, urban environments, technology and science, and the organization of work, from the Western world […]

Neon Night: A Party at the SRC

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Location: Student Recreation Center (SRC)

Cost: Free

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: Neon Night transforms the Student Recreation Center into a workout party of epic proportions. All night long, a DJ will flood the weight and cardio studio with pumped up beats.  From 8-9pm participants will illuminate the darkened studios with neon garb and glowsticks galore for GlowGa – easily the most vibrant kind of yoga. Last […]

International Coffee Hour

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: The Writing Center and The Graduate and Professional Student Federation

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 […]

Education Pre-Registration Workshop for First-Years

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: Academic Advising Program

Description: Register online! Location:  Peabody Hall, Room 104 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 […]

General Pre-Registration Workshop for First-Years

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: Academic Advising Program

Description: Register online! This session is appropriate for students considering all majors and those who are still exploring. Location: Hinton James, Lobby 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 […]

PlayMakers: William Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: $15-$55

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.

PlayMakers: METAMORPHOSES

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: $15-$55

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Set in and around a pool of water, Tony Award-winning Metamorphoses presents the poetic myths of Midas, Orpheus and Eurydice, Eros and Psyche, and others to juxtapose the ancient and contemporary in breathtaking storytelling and gorgeous imagery, exploring the timeless theme of love in all its forms. Performed in rotating repertory with The Tempest.

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 […]

Curator’s Clinic

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free for Ackland members; $10 for all others (payments should be made at the time of the appointment by cash or check).

Contact: Lauren Turner

Description: Every other month, the Ackland Art Museum invites members of the public to bring in a work of art for consideration by an Ackland expert. Curators may offer insight into the significance of the piece and its subject matter, as well as the techniques used by the artist and the work’s condition. Read more about […]

Classic Carolina Tour

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: FREE

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

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 […]

Deil S. Wright Lecture

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Location: Knapp-Sanders Building

Cost: Free

Contact: Carolina MPA Alumni Association

Description: Ray LaHood, US Secretary of Transportation from 2009-2013, will deliver the 2013 Deil S. Wright Lecture. As Secretary, he led an agency with more than 55,000 employees and a $70 billion budget that oversees air, maritime, and surface transportation mission.

Tess Taylor – The Forage House

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Location: Bulls Head Bookshop

Cost: Free

Contact: Kyle McKay

Description: Tess Taylor will be at Bull’s Head to share from her new book The Forage House. Red Hen Press: $17.95 Attic boxes full of shards. Family stories full of secrets. A grandchild wondering what to save and what to throw away seeks to make sense of what it means to inherit anything at all. In […]

Developing a Creative Portfolio and Resume Training

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Location: Hanes Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Interested in going into a creative industry such as journalism, media, writing, design, or the arts? These creative fields call for a creative flair on the job search. Learn how to build a portfolio and resume that will help you stand out.

Exercise and Sport Science Pre-Registration Workshop for First-Years

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: Academic Advising Program

Description: Register online! Location: Fetzer, Room 104 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 you […]

The Eve Marie Carson Lecture Series and the Hillard Gold ’39 Lecture Series Present Ping Fu, Inc. Magazine’s 2005 Entrepreneur of the Year

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Location: Koury Auditorium-McColl Building

Cost: Free and open to the public

Contact: Kenan-Flagler Business School

Description: Ping Fu is the co-founder of Geomagic, a company that creates 3D software to customize product manufacturing, from personalized shoes to prosthetic limbs to NASA spaceship repairs. In 2005, Inc. named Fu Entrepreneur of the Year. When Fu came to America, she worked her way through school with no money and no knowledge of English. […]

Masha Gessen: “The Rise of Radical ‘Family Values’ in Russia

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Christopher Putney

Description: Masha Gessen:  Russia’s Leading LGBT Rights Activist Speaks on the Rise of Radical “Family Values” in Russia.  Born in Moscow, she emigrated to the United States in her teens, then returned to Russia a decade later. Writing in both Russian and English, she has covered every major development in Russian politics and culture of the […]

Laura Ashe: “Writing in the Age of Magna Carta”

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Location: Hamilton Hall

Contact: Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Description: 569 Hamilton Hall Around the end of the thirteenth century, English writing emerges in volume to join the chorus of French and Latin commentary on the times, on kingship, and on recent and distant history. The effect of the vernacular is inescapably political, making the arena of political debate an ever-expanding zone. Simultaneously, changes to […]

PlayMakers: William Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: $15-$55

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.

PlayMakers: METAMORPHOSES

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: $15-$55

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Set in and around a pool of water, Tony Award-winning Metamorphoses presents the poetic myths of Midas, Orpheus and Eurydice, Eros and Psyche, and others to juxtapose the ancient and contemporary in breathtaking storytelling and gorgeous imagery, exploring the timeless theme of love in all its forms. Performed in rotating repertory with The Tempest.

Student Night: “Beyond Blue Borders” at the Nasher

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Location: Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University

Cost: Free with Duke or UNC student ID.

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Duke and UNC students are invited to cross a blue border and mix and mingle at the Nasher Museum (Duke University) at the first of two collaborative student parties (the second will be held at the Ackland Art Museum on Thurs, 11/14. Enjoy drinks, music, art, and free food! Tour the exhibition Lines of Control: Partition as […]

Carolina Homecoming

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: The UNC General Alumni Association

Description: For more information, visit http://alumni.unc.edu/homecoming.

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. Ekaterina Turta, Graduate […]

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 […]

Classic Carolina Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors' Center

Cost: FREE

Contact: Missy Julian-Fox

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 […]

The University of North Carolina and North Carolina’s Future

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Master of Public Adinistration Program

Description: In February 2013, the UNC Board of Governors adopted a five-year strategic plan entitled, “Our Time, Our Future: The UNC Compact with North Carolina.” The five core goals outlined in the plan are pivotal to setting the UNC system’s current and future priorities, resource planning and allocation, program planning, review and refinement of academic missions, […]

Mischa Honeck, “For the Preservation of German Honor and Manhood”: Gender and the German-American War for the Union

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Location: Hyde Hall, University Room

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Description: Many German-speaking migrants fought in the American Civil War. This lecture argues that a particular construction of masculinity motivated them to fight against slavery and secession. The transnational legacy of the European Revolution of 1848 and divisive politics 1850s and 1860s devalued compromise, militarized German-American culture, and nurtured an ideal of manhood that flaunted ethnic honor, principle, and sacrifice as its defining characteristics. Emotional and cultural factors pertaining to gender were at least as important in shaping the meaning of military service as "ideology" in the abstract.

Art à la Carte (Hands-On Art Classes for UNC Students): Doodle Sheet

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: $10 per class; all materials provided.

Contact: Caroline Culbert

Description: Bring a friend and start your weekend creatively with these relaxed, hands-on art classes designed exclusively for Carolina students. Each session begins at the Ackland Art Museum, where you’ll be taken behind the scenes and get to see works of art that are not normally on view! You’ll examine the techniques, materials, and effects that other […]

Networking with the Pros: Meetup with Connected UNC Parents who Specifically Want to Help Your Career

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Location: Hanes Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: We tell you to network with your parents and relatives. What if you could actually network with other parents?   What if these were very successful, connected individuals? What if these individuals represented a wide variety of career fields (lawyer, pharmacist, human resources director, CEO entrepreneur, federal government professionals, overseas and domestic teachers, coaches, NYC […]

Fine Arts Pre-Registration Workshop for First-Years

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: Academic Advising Program

Description: Register online! Location: Gardner Hall, Room 105 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 […]

Men’s Soccer v. NC State

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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 men’s soccer matches by displaying their UNC One Card at the gate. UNC Faculy & 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 […]

PlayMakers: METAMORPHOSES

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: $15-$55

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Set in and around a pool of water, Tony Award-winning Metamorphoses presents the poetic myths of Midas, Orpheus and Eurydice, Eros and Psyche, and others to juxtapose the ancient and contemporary in breathtaking storytelling and gorgeous imagery, exploring the timeless theme of love in all its forms. Performed in rotating repertory with The Tempest.

UNC Volleyball vs. Clemson

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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 Clemson in this crucial ACC matchup! UNC students, faculty, staff, as well as the general public have FREE access to all regular season, home volleyball matches.

Scholarship Benefit Concert • UNC Opera Scenes: The Orpheus Diaries

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Location: Hill Hall Auditorium

Contact: Music Department

Description: The UNC Opera Theatre (Bobb Robinson, director) presents “The Orpheus Diaries,” an exploration of the Orpheus Myth through operatic scenes featuring the music of Monteverdi, Gluck, Offenbach, Milhaud, Ricky Ian Gordon, and others. Part of the UNC Department of Music’s Scholarship Benefit Series, with all proceeds going to music scholarships at UNC. Individual general admission […]

Carolina Homecoming

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Location: Chapel Hill

Contact: The UNC General Alumni Association

Description: For more information, visit http://alumni.unc.edu/homecoming.

Yoga Hiking Expedition

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Location: Outdoor Education Center

Cost: $40

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: Connect your mind, body and spirit with this rejuvenating day of hiking and yoga! We will hike out to a relaxing wilderness setting near the Eno River and use the power of nature to enhance our workout!

Musical Performance by “Unheard Voices”

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Cost: Free

Description: “Unheard Voices” was officially founded in the 1970s as an American Indian spoken word performance group. Today, in honoring their roots, they combine spoken word advocacy with traditional songs for a unique and powerful expression of cultural pride and resiliency. “Unheard Voices” is an a capella performance subgroup of the Carolina Indian Circle, a student […]

The History and Cultures of India

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Location: Chapel Hill

Cost: The tuition is $125 ($110 by September 5). Tuition for teachers is $62.50 ($55 by September 5). 10 contact hours for 1 unit of renewal credit. The optional lunch is $15.00.

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: India is the largest democracy in the world; its economy the tenth-largest. Four world religions originated there. The region has a long, rich, and varied history. We’ve brought together four experts as our guides to a deeper understanding of the history and culture of the subcontinent. Emma Flatt introduces us to courts in pre-colonial India […]

Watercolor Workshop

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Description: This short course provides a brief review of color theory and its importance in painting, and demonstrations of techniques that Elizabeth has found useful in watercolor painting. Her primary approach is wet-in-wet, but other applications will be explored. Participants practice some of the demonstrated techniques with individual input from the instructor. This course is open […]

Gridiron Glory Film Showings

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Location: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: An encore showing of Gridiron Glory will bring great football moments from UNC’s past to the Wilson Special Collections Library during pre-game festivities Nov. 9. The 20-minute film will run in a continuous loop from 9:30 a.m. until kickoff at 12:30 p.m. http://library.unc.edu/

Drawing in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Join Amanda Hughes (the Ackland’s director of external affairs) as she leads participants in a creative exploration of a particular object in the Ackland’s collection. Bring paper and dry media (crayon, pencils, etc.). All levels are welcome.

Preserving Our Culture through Land Stewardship: The Story of the Triangle Native American Society &the Wake County Indian Education Community Garden

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Cost: Free

Description: Learn about the Healthy Native North Carolinians project in which Native youth, adults, and elders are working together to preserve cultural heritage, promote health, and foster land stewardship through community gardening and educational aquaponic gardening. Jeff Currie—member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and a community member of the Triangle Native American Society—helped start […]

The Vegan Pledge

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Location: Chapel Hill

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 […]

Unheard Voices concert

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Carolina American Indian Center

Description: Unheard Voices,  a sub-group of the Carolina Indian Circle, is one of the many a capella vocal groups on campus. They will perform at the N.C. Botanical Garden as part of the American Indian Heritage Month celebration in November.

Intermediate Colored Pencil

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Description: This course makes use of the techniques and information covered in Beginning Colored Pencil and hones skills in color matching and layering. Students complete an illustration of a botanical subject of choice. This elective is intended for students who choose to develop a strong, more-advanced-level skill in colored pencil. Prerequisites: Beginning Colored Pencil, Intermediate Drawing […]

Edible, Utilitarian, and Religio-Medical Plants Used by the Cherokees

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Description: An opening discussion will consider the origins of Cherokee plant lore and the extent to which the early white settlers in the Blue Ridge learned practical usage from them. A set of images depicting various plants (ramps, Indian hemp, May-apple, touch-me-not, poison ivy, etc.) will be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on ginseng (as a […]

PlayMakers: METAMORPHOSES

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Cost: $15-$55

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Set in and around a pool of water, Tony Award-winning Metamorphoses presents the poetic myths of Midas, Orpheus and Eurydice, Eros and Psyche, and others to juxtapose the ancient and contemporary in breathtaking storytelling and gorgeous imagery, exploring the timeless theme of love in all its forms. Performed in rotating repertory with The Tempest.

Scholarship Benefit Concert • UNC Opera Scenes: The Orpheus Diaries

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Location: Hill Hall Auditorium

Contact: Music Department

Description: The UNC Opera Theatre (Bobb Robinson, director) presents “The Orpheus Diaries,” an exploration of the Orpheus Myth through operatic scenes featuring the music of Monteverdi, Gluck, Offenbach, Milhaud, Ricky Ian Gordon, and others. Part of the UNC Department of Music’s Scholarship Benefit Series, with all proceeds going to music scholarships at UNC. Individual general admission […]