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Where the Land is the Star

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Cost: 15

Contact: North Carolina Botanical Garden

Description: Where the Land is the Star with Tom Earnhardt, Naturalist and Writer, President, Botanical Garden Foundation Sunday, August 10, 2014 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM One of the hotspots of the natural world was, and still is, North Carolina. Botanists, naturalists, and explorers gravitated to this land in the 18th and 19th centuries. Although the most […]

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free for Ackland Members and UNC students; $5 all others

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

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. […]

Tai Chi in the Galleries – New Time!

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free for Ackland Members and UNC students; $5 for all others

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Join us for Tai Chi in the Galleries inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland. Tai chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style tai chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable for all […]

2014 Diversity THINKposium

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Location: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Cost: Free but registration is required to attend.

Contact: Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, Center for Faculty Excellence, College of Arts and Sciences and the Institute of Arts and Humanities

Description: The 2nd Annual Diversity THINKposium will be a day long seminar for staff and faculty focusing on “Implicit Bias”. There will be a specific focus on “implicit bias in the classroom” and “implicit bias in the hiring process” Registration is now open. What’s a THINKposium? The THINKposium is a non-conventional format for addressing diversity, inspiring […]

Fry Bread Babes

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Location: Undergraduate Library

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Library Diversity Committee

Description: 2-3 p.m.,  Undergraduate Library, Room 205 Please mark your calendars for this year’s film series, which  focuses on Native American culture, tying in with UNC’s 2014 summer reading book The Round House, by Louise Erdrich. The third film in the series is Fry Bread Babes.

NIH Public Access Policy and Compliance Requirements

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Location: Health Sciences Library

Contact: Anne Dudley

Description: This session will cover the NIH Public Access Policy, its core requirements, and updates to compliance requirements. Target Audience: NIH-funded investigators, trainees, research administrators, and other research staff When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 2:00pm to 3:00pm Location: Health Sciences Library – Room 527 Please use this link to register for the class: http://www.hsl.unc.edu/services/classes/classregistration.cfm

Historic Black Towns Alliance

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Tuskegee, Alabama Mayor Johnny Ford and Everett Fly, landscape architect, will discuss collaborative preservation efforts in five historically black southern towns. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit south.unc.edu.

Undergraduate Admissions 10:30 a.m. Information Session & Tour

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Location: Jackson Hall

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 […]

New Student and Family Welcome Dinner

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Location: Rams Head Plaza

Description: Enjoy a buffet-style dinner with hamburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs, French fries, baked beans, coleslaw and assorted desserts and beverages with students and staff from Student Affairs and the General Alumni Association (GAA). After spending all day moving in, this meal is on us. Preregistration for this event is highly encouraged; there will be limited […]

Annual GAA Open House

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Location: George Watts Hill Alumni Center

Contact: Unnamed Organizer

Description: As the newest members of the Carolina family, we would like to welcome you to your new home away from home, the George Watts Hill Alumni Center. Stop by our open house to enjoy an air-conditioned tour of the building Carolina students, alumni and the General Alumni Association (GAA) call home. Don’t leave hungry! Enjoy […]