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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 […]

Curator’s Clinic

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 10

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 […]

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, 239 a/b

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: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

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

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 […]

Student Night: “Beyond Blue Borders” at the Nasher

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Location: Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University

Cost: Free

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 […]