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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 […]