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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 […]

Women in Business: Transitioning to Leadership

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Location: Rizzo Conference Center

Cost: 3

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 […]

“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, 239 a/b

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: 18.00

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: 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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

General 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 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 […]