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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 […]