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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 […]

Carolina Homecoming

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Contact: The UNC General Alumni Association

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

PlayMakers: William Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Cost: 15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: The Bard’s last play – the theatre’s first work of magical realism. In the aftermath of a shipwreck of his own conjuring, exiled Prospero wields magical powers and manipulation to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful place. His machinations bring about revelations, romance and redemption on a mysterious island. Presented in repertory with Metamorphoses.

UNC Volleyball vs. Georgia Tech

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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 Georgia Tech 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.

Take Two Tour: “Sahmat in Depth: Activism and Art”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: This Sunday, learn about how the Delhi-based artist and activist collective known as Sahmat is situated in a global context of art and activism. This conversational tour will be led by Susan Harbage Page (Women’s and Gender Studies) & Carolyn Allmendinger (Ackland Art Museum). The Ackland’s Take Two Tours offer two perspectives on a topic […]

UNC Lab Orchestra with University UMC Choir and Stewart Engart, harpsichord

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Location: Hill Hall Auditorium

Contact: Music Department

Description: The UNC Lab Orchestra (Vincent Povázsay, music director) joins the University United Methodist Church Choir and Stewart Engart (harpsichord) for a concert of Baroque-styled music spanning the centuries, including Vivaldi’s Gloria RV 589, Penderecki’s 3 Pieces in a Baroque Style, and the Martinu harpsichord concerto.

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 […]

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful setting of the Ackland! The hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will provide an opportunity to practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. […]

Public Lecture: Dr. Michael Watts on “Art and Economics”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: “Like economists, artists often study the ordinary business of life.” – Dr.Watts Paintings, drawings, and artwork that portray economic concepts, issues, and themes will be shown in slideshows developed by Professor Michael Watts. Join us for this glimpse into the world of art and economics! Professor Watts has served as Director for the Center for Economic Education at […]

Bring Your Laptop: Applying for the NC State Government Internship Program

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: The State of North Carolina Government offers 100+ internships from Archeology to Zoology.  Bring your laptop and apply along with other students.  The deadline is early December, so kick off your search by attending.  PLEASE NOTE:  NC government interns are paid $8.25 an hour. To be considered, students must have completed their high school diploma […]

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 […]

UNC Area Studies FLAS Information Session

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

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 […]

The Occaneechi and Their Predecessors: Archaeological Discoveries Near Hillsborough, NC

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Cost: Free

Description: Between 1983 and 2002, Steve Davis, along with colleagues and students from UNC, excavated a late-prehistoric and two early historic Indian village sites just outside Hillsborough on the Eno River. The latest of these sites was occupied during the late 1600s and early 1700s by the Occaneechi Indians. Steve will talk about the results of […]

Energy and Environment Lunch

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Location: Toy Lounge, Dey Hall

Cost: Free

Description: The UNC Institute for the Environment will host an Energy and Environment Lunch with Cari Boyce, Vice President of Environmental & Energy Policy for Duke Energy Progress.  Her team is responsible for coordinating the development and communication of the company’s position on federal and state environmental and energy policy issues, and for assuring that environmental and energy […]

The American Indian Higher Education Experience: Best Practices for Success

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Location: Toy Lounge, Dey Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Diversity and Multicultural Affairs and American Indian Center

Description: This year, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs is hosting the 2nd Annual Diversity in Higher Education Series, which is a three-part series that focus on diversity across three areas: Education, Access, and Research. For our first diversity seminar on education, we are working with campus partners, including our American Indian Center, to focus on an aspect of […]

The American Indian Higher Education Experience

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Location: Toy Lounge, Dey Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Carolina American Indian Center

Description: As part of November’s celebration of American Indian Heritage Month, the Carolina American Indian Center presents the diversity seminar, “The American Indian Higher Education Experience: Best Practices for Success.” Featured panelists are Bryan Brayboy, Susan Faircloth and Malinda M. Lowery.

Literary Battles: Debating the Duties of War Literature in World War I and Today

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 18.00

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Hilary Lithgow, Lecturer and Advisor in English and Comparative Literature In honor of Veterans Day, Hilary Lithgow discusses World War I and how famous war books like Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front shape war literature today. While readers embraced All Quiet and its sharp anti-war message, a small group of veterans in […]

Teaching English Abroad

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Are you interested in teaching English as a foreign language and experiencing another culture?  Learn about requisite certifications and training and how to identify legitimate programs.

Carolina for Kibera Fellowship Program-Info Session

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Center for Global Initiatives

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 […]

Cultural Studies: The Political Role of the Intellectual

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Location: Campus Y

Cost: Free

Description: The Political Role of the Intellectual: A Roundtable Discussion Public · By Cultural Studies at UNC 5:00pm until 7:00pm in EST UNC-CH, Campus Y Building, Anne Queen Lounge For many of us, the decision to enter academia was motivated by a tacit belief that the university, and intellectual practice more generally, offered a space for […]

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Cost: 20

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: American novelist and short story writer Jill McCorkle will talk about the influence of the Lumber River in her short stories and novels.

North Carolina Literary People: Conversations with River Writers – Jill McCorkle

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 20

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: American novelist and short story writer Jill McCorkle will talk about the influence of the Lumber River in her short stories and novels. Jill McCorkle is the author of nine previous books—four story collections and five novels—five of which have been selected as New York Times Notable Books. The recipient of the New England Book Award, the John Dos Passos Prize for Excellence in Literature, and the North Carolina Prize for Literature, she teaches writing at North Carolina State University and lives in Hillsborough, North Carolina.

Film screening: Sherman Alexie’s ‘The Business of Fancydancing’

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Location: Frank Porter Graham Student Union

Cost: Free

Contact: Carolina American Indian Center

Description: Sherman Alexie’s film, “The Business of Fancydancing” shows this traditional style of dance while following the struggles of a man to balance his Native American heritage with his life as an urban gay man. A Talking Circle discussion will follow the screening of the film. The screening and discussion are part of the Carolina American Indian […]

Fall 2013 African Disapora Lecture delivered by Dr. Howard Dodson

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Location: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: The African Diaspora Lecture Howard Dodson will deliver the Fall 2013 African Diaspora lecture. Dodson, Director Emeritus of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, was appointed Director of Howard University’s Moorland-Spingarn Research Center and Director of University Libraries in 2012.  A specialist in African American and African Diaspora history, as well as an […]

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 […]

UNC Area Studies FLAS Information Session

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

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 […]

Solidarity Filmmaking on Palestine: Narrative Agency and Representational Politics

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Location: Graham Memorial

Cost: Free

Contact: Dept of Asian Studies

Description: Focusing on non-fiction film by European and North American filmmakers declaring solidarity with a Palestinian cause, this seminar will address patterns of representation in light of critical debate about narrative agency and documentary truth-claims. The conversation will be followed by a 7:30 PM screening and discussion of Jean-Luc Godard’s 1976 film Ici et Ailleurs

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 […]

Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film: “Zanibar Soccer Queens”

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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 – Lunch and a Movie Series *Sign up on our Facebook page 24 hours before the screening and we’ll have a free lunch waiting for you! Zanzibar Soccer Queens Dir: Florence Ayisi / Feature / Africa, Zanzibar / Swahili with English subtitles / 52 min. / 2007 […]

Accelerate Your Research: Finding Funding

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Location: Genome Sciences Building

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Library

Description: Target Audience: Investigators, trainees, research administrators, postdocs, graduate students, and other research staff in all scientific disciplines Fall 2013 Sessions: 12 – 1 PM (30-minute informational sessions followed by Q & A) Genome Sciences Building, Room 010   Thursday, November 14:  Finding Funding Friday, November 22:  Citation Managers: EndNote and Mendeley Monday, November 25:  Reputation […]

GO! Global Engagement Info Fair

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Location: Frank Porter Graham Student Union

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for Global Initiatives

Description: If you dream of going abroad – working in Kenya, interning in Morocco, conducting research in the Maldives, volunteering in Peru – you should be at this Global Engagement Info Fair. Representatives from over 30 campus-based units and student organizations will be on hand to take you through the life-cycle of global engagement: from designing […]

Bettie Allison Rand Lectures in Art: Katja Schmitz-von Ledebur, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Christoph Brachmann

Description: “Habsburg Treasures: Renaissance Tapestries Made for Kings and Emperors” Like no other image medium, tapestries have served both representative and political goals since the Middle Ages. As signs of royal magnificence, they played a significant part in displaying status. Their presentation was compulsive on particular occasions like weddings, banquets, diplomatic encounters or coronations. The images they […]

THE SCHOOL THAT JACK BUILT: Alumni Stories Through The Decades

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Location: Gerrard Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Department of City and Regional Planning

Description: We hope that the story of this planning education enterprise will be of value to those who studied and taught within its walls, perhaps providing an impetus to reflect on past efforts, friends, and experiences while appreciating a good story. We also hope that story will be of interest to friends of DCRP and perhaps to planning education historians looking for insights into the evolution of planning education.

Evening Celebration of American Indian Culture

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Location:

Cost: Free

Contact: Carolina American Indian Center

Description: An Evening Celebration of American Indian Culture is part of the Carolina American Indian Center’s celebration of American Indian Heritage Month throughout November. This even takes place at Smith Middle School, 9201 Seawell School Road, Chapel Hill

Tempest in the Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan as a Regional and Global Crisis

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Carolina Asia Center

Description: Last week on November 7, Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines in what appears to have been the strongest tropical cyclone to touch an inhabited coast in modern meteorological records. The devastating effects of the storm are still being tabulated as authorities, particularly in the city of Tacloban, work to provide relief to survivors and to make sense […]

Student Night: “Beyond Blue Borders” at the Ackland

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: As the second of two student parties, Duke and UNC students are invited to cross a blue border and mix and mingle at the Ackland. Enjoy drinks, music, art, and free food! Explore the exhibition The Sahmat Collective: Art and Activism in India since 1989. Capture and share your Museum experience by uploading photos to Instagram with […]

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 […]

UNC Volleyball vs. Virginia Tech

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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 Virginia Tech 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.

Campus Sustainability + America Recycles Day

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Location: Frank Porter Graham Student Union

Cost: Free

Contact: Unnamed Organizer

Description: Celebrate this year’s Campus Sustainability + America Recycles Day on Friday, November 15, from 11am-2pm in the Great Hall of the FPG Student Union   Bring a friend, grab some snacks, and learn about the University’s many programs, student groups, and departments that advance sustainability. Meet Chancellor Folt as she receives the 2013 Campus Sustainability […]

2013 Geriatric Oncology Retreat: Cancer, Aging and Resilience

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Contact: UNC Lineberger

Description: On Friday, November 15, 2013, a retreat focused on Geriatric Oncology at UNC will be held at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill, NC, from 1:00-5:00 p.m. with a reception to follow. Cancer is a disease of aging, with age as the single most important risk factor for developing cancer.  Learn about […]

Faculty Council

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Kathryn Turner

Description: Meeting of the Faculty Council at the Wilson Library, Pleasants Room on November 15, 2013 from 3pm-5pm. Agenda and meeting materials are available in advance at faccoun.unc.edu.

Art à la Carte (Hands-On Art Classes for UNC Students): Book Binding (FULL)

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 10

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 […]

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, a New Orleans native, performs with Orleans Avenue their signature sound of “Supafunkrock” – a blend of old-school jazz, funk and soul laced with hard-rock power chords and hip-hop beats.

“The Box” – A Performance by Carmelita Tropicana

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Description: “The Box” – A performance by Carmelita Tropicana Public · By The Process Series: New Works in Development Friday, November 15, 2013 8:00pm in EST The Process Series presents THE BOX Written and performed by Carmelita Tropicana (aka Alina Troyano) Friday, November 15 at 8:00pm Saturday, November 16 at 8:00pm FREE and open to the […]

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 […]

Pilot Mountain Rock Climbing Expedition

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Location: Outdoor Education Center

Cost: 50

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: The 60’ quartzite cliffs of Pilot Mountain provide the perfect introduction to outdoor top-rope climbing. Your team will learn knots, belaying, climbing technique and safety management. This climbing expedition always provides plenty of challenge and creates lasting friendships!

Symposium: ‘Education for a New Era’

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Location: Carolina Inn

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC School of Education

Description: The UNC School of Education is hosting a symposium “Education for a New Era” which will include several panel discussions that examine a current topic among educational issues.

Interactive Theater Workshop

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Safdar Hashmi, the playwright, actor, and activist whose work inspired the formation of the Delhi-based artist and activist collective known as Sahmat, used live street theater performances to incite social change. Participants of this program will experience an interactive theater performance by local theater-for-social-change troupe Theater Delta focusing on issues of classism. After a break for lunch […]

Marriage American Style: The Past and Future of a Changing Institution

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Cost: 125

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Marriage has been called a foundational institution of American society, but just what is “American Marriage?” This seminar examines evolving conceptions and practices of marriage in the United States from colonial times to today. Patrick O’Neil explains how marriage changed during the 18th and 19th centuries from a community-centered institution to a private bond between […]

PlayMakers: William Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Cost: 15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: The Bard’s last play – the theatre’s first work of magical realism. In the aftermath of a shipwreck of his own conjuring, exiled Prospero wields magical powers and manipulation to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful place. His machinations bring about revelations, romance and redemption on a mysterious island. Presented in repertory with Metamorphoses.

Star Families: Native American Skies

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Location: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Cost: 5

Contact: Carolina American Indian Center

Description: Become familiar with the current night sky through stories that the Cherokee and other Native Americans have told about the Big Dipper, North Star, Pleiades and Milky Way. This event at the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is part of the Carolina American Indian Center’s celebration of American Indian Heritage Month throughout November.

UNC Volleyball vs. Virginia

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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 Virginia 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.

School of Education’s 2013 Alumni Awards Dinner

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Location: Carolina Inn

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC School of Education

Description: The School of Education will host its 2013 Alumni Awards Dinner to honor four alumni of the school and James Gallagher, former director of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, and four alumni.

Scholarship Benefit Concert • UNC Jazz Band with Kate McGarry, vocalist

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Location: Kenan Music Building

Contact: Music Department

Description: The UNC Jazz Band joins Grammy-nominated guest artist Kate McGarry (vocalist) in a concert of big-band jazz. Part of the UNC Department of Music’s Scholarship Benefit Series, with all proceeds going to music scholarships at UNC. Individual general admission tickets ($10; $5 UNC students, faculty, and staff) are available at the door.