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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 […]

PlayMakers: METAMORPHOSES

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Cost: 15

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Set in and around a pool of water, 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. Presented in repertory with The Tempest.

Music in the Galleries: UNC Sangeet

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: This Sunday, Music in the Galleries features the music of UNC Sangeet, performers of traditional Indian classical music. This season, Music in the Galleries features musical and dance performances by South Asian performing arts groups from UNC-Chapel Hill. As a part of each performance, members of the ensembles will demonstrate key features of their art forms! […]

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 […]

Eugene Ford: “Understanding Theravada Buddhism’s Role in the Cold War: National, Regional and Global Approaches”

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Southeast Asian Approaches Faculty Working Group

Description: Eugene Ford is a visiting scholar at the Carolina Asia Center. Presented by the Southeast Asian Approaches Faculty Working Group. Made possible with support from the Center for Global Initiatives and the Carolina Asia Center. For more information, contact ambraun@live.unc.edu.

“Understanding Theravada Buddhism’s Role in the Cold War: National, Regional and Global Approaches”

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Southeast Asian Approaches Faculty Working Group

Description: Eugene Ford, visiting scholar at the Carolina Asia Center. Room 3009, Fedex Global Education Center This talk will explain some of the main findings of Dr Ford’s 2012 Yale history dissertation on the international role of Theravada Buddhism in the Cold War in Thailand and mainland Southeast Asia. Exploring the complex and often uneasy role […]

Successful Internship Interviews Workshop

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: The rush to secure that coveted Summer or Fall internship is on! Come to this workshop and learn what to expect and how to prepare for your internship interview.

“How Entrepreneurship Can Change the World”: Day 1 of Global Entrepreneurship Week

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Global Entrepreneurship Week at UNC

Description: GET A TICKET! From the humblest of beginnings, Ethiopian entrepreneur Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu has built SoleRebels into the planet’s fastest growing African footwear brand and the very first global footwear brand to ever emerge from a developing nation – all from scratch. A trailblazer in every respect, Bethlehem has shifted the discourse on African development from one of […]

The Future of the Jews: How Global Forces are Impacting the Jewish People, Israel and its Relationship with the United States

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: Free

Description: STUART EIZENSTAT ‘64, who has held senior U.S. government positions in three presidential administrations, will share his provocative thesis regarding the future of the Jewish people in light of the major geopolitical, economic and security challenges facing the United States, Israel, and the world. This lecture is made possible by a grant from the Charles […]

“Entrepreneurship in the Triangle” Networking Event, Day 1 of Global Entrepreneurship Week

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Global Entrepreneurship Week at UNC

Description: Entrepreneurship in the Triangle Networking GET A TICKET! Global Entrepreneurship Week at UNC and Its Partners from Across the Triangle Invite You to a Special Event at UNC! Enjoy a fun happy hour with speakers, students, faculty, entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, economic development professionals, community leaders, and other interested individuals engaged in entrepreneurship and innovation at […]

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 […]

Pre-payment Period begins.

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Contact: University Registrar

Description: Students who did not register before the Billing Date must pre-pay or provide proof of financial aid prior to registering.)

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 […]

Tar Heels Forever

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Contact: C. Hawkins

Description: Tar Heels Forever, an event that falls on the anniversary of Eve Carson’s birthday, will serve as a memorial for all those in the Carolina community who we have lost, but specifically for the students who passed away in the 2012-13 school year. Each student who attends will receive a balloon and will have the […]

“People. Planet. Profits.” Day 2 of Global Entrepreneurship Week

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Location: Koury Auditorium-McColl Building

Cost: Free

Contact: Global Entrepreneurship Week at UNC

Description: GET A TICKET! Founder of Strata Solar LLC, Markus Wilhelm has been ranked as one of top 10 people to watch this year in North Carolina. He has set a vision for his company to create sustainable long term job growth. Believing in creating local jobs for local projects, Strata Solar works very closely with employment and economic development offices to hire […]

Native Beading Class

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Location: Frank Porter Graham Student Union

Cost: Free

Contact: Carolina American Indian Center

Description: Learn the art of native beading from members of the Carolina Indian Circle. This event is part of the Carolina American Indian Center’s celebration of American Indian Heritage Month throughout November.

Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture: Jon Kessler

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Cary Levine

Description: Born in Yonkers, New York, in 1957, Jon Kessler made a name for himself with sculpture in which samples of US pop-culture are set in motion. He has been influenced by various genres of art and periods of art history, including modern art, architecture and photography, film and drama. He has used a whole range […]

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 […]

American Indian Heritage Month Dinner

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Location: Rams Head Plaza

Contact: Carolina American Indian Center

Description: Taste and learn more about the food culture of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. This dinner is part of the Carolina American Indian Center’s celebration of American Indian Heritage Month throughout November.

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 […]

“Crowdfunding Masterclass” Day 3 of Global Entrepreneurship Week

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Global Entrepreneurship Week at UNC

Description: Masterclass in Crowdfunding GET A TICKET! Don’t miss Indiegogo’s Crowdfunding Reception and Masterclass hosted at UNC during Global Entrepreneurship Week! Learn how entrepreneurs and social innovators are using crowdfunding to take their ideas to the next level. Find out why Kite Patch used Indiegogo to make 100,000 families in Uganda invisible to mosquitoes; Scanadu raised more than $1.6M to bring their […]

“Solving Public Health Problems through Innovation,” Day 3 of Global Entrepreneurship Week

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Global Entrepreneurship Week at UNC

Description: Solving Public Health Problems Through Innovation GET YOUR TICKET!   A few years ago, Liz Morris began graduate school at UNC looking to help improve lives in developing countries. Her research made her confront the realities of poor sanitation caused by a lack of infrastructure and water. A new toilet was necessary: it had to be […]

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 […]

“Isaiah: A Prophet of Hope for Jews and Christians”

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Location: Hyde Hall, University Room

Contact: Music Department

Description: The Department of Music and the Institute of Arts and Humanities celebrate the world-premiere of UNC composer Stephen Anderson’s Isaiah with a mini-conference featuring lectures on the history and cultural context of the Hebrew, book and pre-concert remarks from Anderson.

“Carolina Challenge Pitch Party,” Day 4 of Global Entrepreneurship Week

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Global Entrepreneurship Week at UNC

Description: GOT AN IDEA?…PITCH PARTY! Pitching Teams:  If you’re a UNC student, staff, or faculty member with an idea you’d like to pitch, we welcome you participate in the 3rd Annual Carolina Challenge Pitch Party! Please note: this is NOT an official round of the Carolina Challenge but a pre-competition event celebrating entrepreneurship at UNC where […]

Voices of Young Jordanian Women: Speaking the Unspeakable

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Dept of Asian Studies

Description: Based in part on her experience teaching feminist theory and mentoring women students at the University of Jordan, Dr. Quawas will discuss three initiatives by young Jordanian activists to combat violence against women.

Diaspora of Black and Independent Film: “Re-emerging: The Jews of Nigeria”

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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 Re-emerging: The Jews of Nigeria Dir: Jeff Lieberman/Documentary/US, Nigeria/English/93 min. /2012 RE- EMERGING: The Jews of Nigeria is a journey into the heart of Igboland and into the lives and culture of the Igbo people. Like many in Nigeria, Shmuel consistently heard that the Igbo people were […]

Scholarship Benefit Concert • Carolina Choir and UNC Chamber Singers

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Location: Hill Hall Auditorium

Contact: Music Department

Description: Carolina Choir and UNC Chamber Singers (Susan Klebanow, conductor) present the world-premiere of UNC composer Stephen Anderson’s Isaiah with faculty soloist Jeanne Fischer (soprano), as well as works by Purcell, Byrd, and Rorem. Part of the UNC Department of Music’s Scholarship Benefit Series, with all proceeds going to music scholarships at UNC. Individual general admission […]

Club Night with ChocQuibTown

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Memorial Hall becomes a dance club for one night this year. Join us onstage the evening before the performance for a dance party like none other, with live music from ChocQuibTown.

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 […]

NC Diversity and Inclusion Partners Fall Conference

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 100.00

Contact: UNC Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

Description: Please join UNC Diversity and Multicultural Affairs for the 2013 North Carolina Diversity and Inclusion Partners Fall Conference. For more information, visit diversity.unc.edu/ncdip

Accelerate your research: citation managers EndNote & Mendeley

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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 […]

“Young Alumni Entrepreneurs Paving their Own Path,” Day 5 of Global Entrepreneurship Week

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Global Entrepreneurship Week at UNC

Description: YOung Alumni Entrepreneurs Paving Their Own Path Hosted by Global Entrepreneurship Week at UNC, this event will feature young alumni entrepreneurs who have paved their own paths launching ventures to pursue their passions in sustainability, multimedia, in fashion, and the performing arts. Come hear the lessons they have learned along the way, the realities of […]

Exhibit Opening: The Pepper’s Paintings at Hill Hall

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Location: Hill Hall Auditorium

Cost: Free

Contact: Music Department

Description: Come out and help celebrate the arrival of a new art exhibit in Hill Hall: nineteen portraits by local artist Scott Nurkin depicting native NC musicians. Previously the visual centerpiece of Franklin Street’s Pepper’s Pizza until its closing in March 2013, the collection is now in permanent residence in Hill Hall rotunda. All are invited […]

Jupiter Ball

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center

Contact: Jupiter Ball Coordinator

Description: The Jupiter Ball is a black-tie gala including a champagne reception, live musical performanaces, dinner, dancing and stargazing. Dr. William E. Thornton, North Carolina’s first astronaut, will be guest of honor for the 2013 Jupiter Ball. Both tickets and sponsorships are available for this event. Proceeds from Jupiter Ball support science education programs for N.C. […]

ChocQuibTown

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: The three members of ChocQuibTown—Goyo, Tostao and Slow—organically combine hip-hop, funk, dance hall, electronics and Caribbean flavors with Afro-Colombian rhythms to create their unique urban style.

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 […]

Raven Rock Hiking Expedition

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Location: Outdoor Education Center

Cost: 35

Contact: Campus Recreation

Description: This unique park is situated along the fall line where the Cape Fear River breaks through the bedrock of the Piedmont and enters the Coastal Plain. Over the millennia, the river has carved Raven Rock, an impressive overhanging cliff that overlooks the river and thundering waterfalls below. Coastal Plain, Piedmont and Mountain ecosystems collide here […]