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Massey Award nominations due Feb. 6

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Location: Online

Contact: University Development

Description: Nominations for the C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards are due Feb. 6, 2017. Chancellor Carol Folt will recognize six recipients for “unusual, meritorious or superior contribution made by an employee, past or present” and the honor includes an award of $10,000. Submit nominations online at http://www.unc.edu/masseyawards/nominate/ or contact Carolyn Atkins at 919-962-1536.

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Preschoolers Exploring Nature

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Wednesdays, September 21 – November 9 (8 sessions); 1:30-3:30 p.m. • $135 ($120 Members) Wednesdays, January 25 – February 15 (4 sessions); 1:30-3:30 p.m. • $72 ($64 Members) Ages 4-5. Learning comes naturally during this fun-filled series that fosters a sense of wonder for nature and science. Join us for hands-on activities, outdoor explorations, stories, […]

Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection – NEW TIME!

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection Every Wednesday at 2:00 PM, a free, 30-minute docent-led tour enables visitors to explore the Ackland Art Museum collection with a guide. Meet at the visitor services desk in the Ackland’s lobby and experience the Ackland in a new way! Free. No reservation needed.

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Carolina Graduate Student F1RSTS Networking: A Practice Workshop

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Location: Graduate Student Center

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Especially for Graduate Students…Spend time practicing the new networking skills you’ve learned through your time at UNC (through workshops, conference settings, classroom and extracurricular interactions).  We will explore a few case studies and test out how to interact and respond. Participants will learn: How to identify steps to connect and follow up with professionals Options […]

Graduating? How to find the right “First Job”

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: That’s right – find your first job.  Create a job search strategy that sets you up to find a position you’re happy with. You’ll be able to identify ways to get to that first job and learn job search skills you can use for a lifetime.

Frank Porter Graham Lecture Series: Christopher Laurent, “Profiting Off of the Poor? Balancing Sustainable Solutions to Poverty”

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Description: The Frank Porter Graham Lecture Series Presents Christopher Laurent on “Profiting Off of the Poor? Balancing Sustainable Solutions to Poverty.” Christopher Laurent is the Chief Financial Officer of VisionFund International, the microfinance division of World Vision International, a global humanitarian aid organization.  Based in London, he is responsible for a 32-country microfinance network that reaches […]

Bruckner Orchester Linz performs Philip Glass with Dennis Russell Davies, chief conductor

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: With more than 200 years of history, Bruckner Orchester Linz is one of Central Europe’s leading orchestras, garnering an international reputation for the quality of its performances, radio broadcasts and abundant recording output. Chief conductor Dennis Russell Davies, long an advocate for and interpreter of the works of Philip Glass, is among today’s most inventive conductors—a modern, articulate and versatile […]

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

Massey Award nominations due Feb. 6

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Location: Online

Contact: University Development

Description: Nominations for the C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards are due Feb. 6, 2017. Chancellor Carol Folt will recognize six recipients for “unusual, meritorious or superior contribution made by an employee, past or present” and the honor includes an award of $10,000. Submit nominations online at http://www.unc.edu/masseyawards/nominate/ or contact Carolyn Atkins at 919-962-1536.

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Ace the Interview

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Learn how to interview effectively for jobs and internships. Interviewing is a skill that takes practice and practice makes perfect! Learn helpful and useful interview techniques that will make the process less nerve-wracking.

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

Massey Award nominations due Feb. 6

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Location: Online

Contact: University Development

Description: Nominations for the C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards are due Feb. 6, 2017. Chancellor Carol Folt will recognize six recipients for “unusual, meritorious or superior contribution made by an employee, past or present” and the honor includes an award of $10,000. Submit nominations online at http://www.unc.edu/masseyawards/nominate/ or contact Carolyn Atkins at 919-962-1536.

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Priceless Gem Tour Series – Black and Blue Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: Each academic year, UNC Visitors’ Center hosts a special series of campus tours—the Priceless Gems—in addition to its regular tours about Carolina’s mission and history, traditions, legends and landmarks.These special on-campus walking tours are led by experts on specific aspects of Carolina History. The tour is free, open to the public, and lasts about an hour to an-hour-and-a-half. […]

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

POSTPONED – Heroes Tribute: A Celebration of the Music of Philip Glass, David Bowie and Brian Eno featuring A Merge Records Group and UNC Symphony Orchestra

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Contact Ticket Services beginning 10 a.m. on February 6 at 919.843.3333 to discuss your ticketing options.  Thank you. On several groundbreaking recordings made in the late 1970s, David Bowie combined influences from world music, experimental avant-garde and rock and roll, redefining the future of popular music. Co-written with Brian Eno and recorded in Berlin, Bowie’s heady 1977 album […]

Massey Award nominations due Feb. 6

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Location: Online

Contact: University Development

Description: Nominations for the C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards are due Feb. 6, 2017. Chancellor Carol Folt will recognize six recipients for “unusual, meritorious or superior contribution made by an employee, past or present” and the honor includes an award of $10,000. Submit nominations online at http://www.unc.edu/masseyawards/nominate/ or contact Carolyn Atkins at 919-962-1536.

Botany

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Olivia Lenahan, Horticultural Scientist Saturdays, February 4, 11, 18, 25; 9:15 a.m.–2:15 p.m. • $195 ($175 Members)   Basic principles of botany including taxonomy, anatomy, morphology and physiology are covered through lectures,  dissecting samples and observations in the gardens.

LEGO-palooza

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Location: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: Winter in Chapel Hill just wouldn’t be the same without a visit to LEGO-palooza at Morehead. For 14 years now, members of the North Carolina LEGO Users Group have created awe-inspiring, never-before-seen displays using the ubiquitous Lego.  Bring your family and friends to Morehead on Saturday, Feb. 4, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday, […]

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

Massey Award nominations due Feb. 6

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Location: Online

Contact: University Development

Description: Nominations for the C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards are due Feb. 6, 2017. Chancellor Carol Folt will recognize six recipients for “unusual, meritorious or superior contribution made by an employee, past or present” and the honor includes an award of $10,000. Submit nominations online at http://www.unc.edu/masseyawards/nominate/ or contact Carolyn Atkins at 919-962-1536.

LEGO-palooza

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Location: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: Winter in Chapel Hill just wouldn’t be the same without a visit to LEGO-palooza at Morehead. For 14 years now, members of the North Carolina LEGO Users Group have created awe-inspiring, never-before-seen displays using the ubiquitous Lego.  Bring your family and friends to Morehead on Saturday, Feb. 4, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday, […]

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

Massey Award nominations due Feb. 6

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Location: Online

Contact: University Development

Description: Nominations for the C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards are due Feb. 6, 2017. Chancellor Carol Folt will recognize six recipients for “unusual, meritorious or superior contribution made by an employee, past or present” and the honor includes an award of $10,000. Submit nominations online at http://www.unc.edu/masseyawards/nominate/ or contact Carolyn Atkins at 919-962-1536.

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Spanish Language Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required Monday, February 6 with Frede Castelloes, Senior Lecturer in Portuguese and Spanish Monday, March 27 with Emilio del Valle Escalante, Associate Professor of Spanish Wednesday, April 12 with Frede Castelloes, Senior Lecturer in Portuguese and Spanish Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming environment? Join […]

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Yoga in the Galleries 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. SEE FOR YOURSELF! […]

Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Tai Chi in the Galleries 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, […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

The Complete Philip Glass Piano Etudes

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Location: Moeser Auditorium

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Ten pianists perform this contemplative portrait of Philip Glass’s personal soundscape over the course of two decades. Written with the aim of expanding his piano technique, each étude takes a unique approach to the instrument, with the complete works exploring a broad range of dynamics, tempo, harmonics and emotional expression. In this uncommon gathering of talents, Glass is joined by […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Public Speaking & Leadership: Bell Tower Toastmasters Club

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Location: Health Sciences Library

Contact: Francesca Allegri

Description: Weekly club meetings give you a comfortable environment to practice public speaking and leadership skills. Guests are always welcome and the club is open to all, both university and community members. We work with people who join the club to practice professional presentations, interviews, dissertation proposals and defenses, community talks, and other speaking situations. Dues […]

Career Compass: Finding Direction for Career Transition

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Location: Graduate Student Center

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Especially for Graduate Students…This workshop is designed to assist students with building confidence, setting career goals, and exploring tools that will aid in exploring career options. Activities will include developing SMART goals, an individual development plan, self-assessment of values & strengths, and informational interviewing tips and practice. Lunch provided. Co-sponsored with University Career Services. Register:  […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

BYOL- LinkedIn Lab

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: LinkedIn is an incredibly powerful tool for students. However, surveys show that most students are not using it! Don’t be one of those people. Bring your laptop to this session, where you will first learn the ins-and-outs of the system, and then set up your profile.

The 2016 Election and the Supreme Court

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: February 7 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Michael J. Gerhardt, Samuel Ashe Distinguished Professor in Constitutional Law and Director, Program in Law and Government  What does the election of Donald Trump as president mean for the Supreme Court? Who will be selected to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin […]

Technical Interview Best Practices Panel Talk

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Location: 011 Sitterson Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Have burning questions about what makes you stand out during the interview? Are you wondering what various tech companies’ interview processes look like? Join us for a panel discussion with interviewers from companies that commonly recruit computer science students at UNC. Get the chance to ask questions about the behavioral and technical components of the […]

Lucinda Childs – Dance

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: A seminal collaboration emerging out of one of the most vibrant and fertile periods in New York’s art world, Dance is a rarely performed signature work by one of the pillars of the Judson Dance Theater collective, Lucinda Childs. Initially reviled and now revered, this luminous, intricate and endlessly fascinating 1979 masterpiece was created with composer Philip Glass and visual artist Sol […]

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

Great Books Reading Group: Beloved by Tony Morrison

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required Tuesdays, February 7 and 14, 2017 with Danielle Christmas, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature Join UNC faculty discussion leaders at Flyleaf Books for a robust discussion of classic texts.  This semester, we are hosting one to three sessions per book.   Every participant will receive a copy of the book before the […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Art For Lunch – Peter Nisbet on the exhibition “For Philip Glass”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Art for Lunch Wed, 8 Feb 2017, 12:20 PM Peter Nisbet on “For Philip Glass” On selected weekdays, the Ackland invites members of the University community and friends of the Ackland to enjoy an hour of inspiration and information about works of art currently on view at the Ackland. This month, Peter Nisbet (Ackland Deputy […]

Coastal Resilience Center Speakers Series: Dawn Zimmer – “The Roles and Experiences of a Mayor in Disaster Recovery”

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Location: New East

Contact: Coastal Resilience Center

Description: Dawn Zimmer, Mayor, Hoboken New Jersey – “The Roles and Experience of a Mayor in Disaster Recovery” Mayor Dawn Zimmer will discuss her city’s experiences associated with Superstorm Sandy, emphasizing the long-term recovery process and lessons she would like to convey to other mayors that will experience major disasters in the future. Mayor Zimmer led Hoboken […]

Preschoolers Exploring Nature

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Wednesdays, September 21 – November 9 (8 sessions); 1:30-3:30 p.m. • $135 ($120 Members) Wednesdays, January 25 – February 15 (4 sessions); 1:30-3:30 p.m. • $72 ($64 Members) Ages 4-5. Learning comes naturally during this fun-filled series that fosters a sense of wonder for nature and science. Join us for hands-on activities, outdoor explorations, stories, […]

Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection – NEW TIME!

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection Every Wednesday at 2:00 PM, a free, 30-minute docent-led tour enables visitors to explore the Ackland Art Museum collection with a guide. Meet at the visitor services desk in the Ackland’s lobby and experience the Ackland in a new way! Free. No reservation needed.

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Russia, 1917: Why Did the Romanov Dynasty Collapse and the Bolsheviks Come to Power?

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: A lecture by Donald J. Raleigh, Jay Richard Judson Distinguished Professor, Department of History, and Director, Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill 5:30 p.m. Viewing of the exhibition World on Fire in Flames of Blood: Narratives of the Russian Revolution, Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room, Wilson Library 6 p.m. Pleasants Family […]

Brenda Stevenson: African American Month Lecture

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Location: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Contact: Genna Rae McNeil

Description: WHEN DO BLACK FEMALE LIVES MATTER? CONTESTED ASSAULTS, MURDERS, AND AMERICAN RACE RIOTS LECTURE | Q + A | BOOK-SIGNING WHEN: Wednesday, February 8 TIME: 7:00 PM WHERE: Stone Center Auditorium QUESTIONS? history@unc.edu SPEAKER: Brenda E. Stevenson           Nickoll Family Endowed Professor of History, UCLA   THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS |AMERICAN STUDIES | CAROLINA […]

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

Thursdays at the Friday Center: The Emergence and Enduring Influence of the Western “Isms”: Part I & II

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Location: The Friday Center

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required February 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm || February, 23 2017 @ 9:00am – 12:30pm A special two-part series with Lloyd S. Kramer, Professor of History and Faculty Director, Program in the Humanities Contemporary societies are deeply divided by political and cultural polarizations in which opposing ideologies or influential “isms” shape […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Colloquium and Workshop on Academic Publishing

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Location: Hill Hall

Cost: Free

Description: Mary Francis, Editorial Director of the University of Michigan Press Thursday, February 9th 4:15 p.m. Hill Hall 201 Description:  What can you do at the earliest stages of your scholarly career to make sure that your research will make a significant contribution to the scholarly record?  At a time when both the publishing industry and […]

Kronos Quartet and Philip Glass – Dracula

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: For more than 40 years the Kronos Quartet has pursued a singular artistic vision combining fearless exploration with a continual re-imagining of the string quartet experience. One of the most lionized groups of our time, Kronos has released more than 50 recordings of uncommon breadth and creativity, collaborated with the most intriguing and accomplished composers and performers, and commissioned more […]

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

2017 Engagement Units Summit

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Location: George Watts Hill Alumni Center

Cost: Free

Description: The Carolina Engagement Council will host the annual Engagement Units Summit 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 at the Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center. The summit will focus on engaged experiential education: to enhance student learning and support communities. The summit is for campus engagement* units and community partners. Centers, institutes, schools, departments […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Priceless Gem Tour Series – Black and Blue Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: Each academic year, UNC Visitors’ Center hosts a special series of campus tours—the Priceless Gems—in addition to its regular tours about Carolina’s mission and history, traditions, legends and landmarks.These special on-campus walking tours are led by experts on specific aspects of Carolina History. The tour is free, open to the public, and lasts about an hour to an-hour-and-a-half. […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: The Process Series

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

2nd Friday ArtWalk: Public Celebration of “Fever Within”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Public Celebration of Fever Within 10 Feb 2017 | 6:00–9:00 PM Held during the 2nd Friday ArtWalk Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. Organized by the Ackland Art Museum, Fever Within: The Art of Ronald Lockett is a groundbreaking retrospective of a passionately inspired and little-understood figure in twentieth-century American art. The […]

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

Philip Glass and Laurie Anderson – Words and Music in Two Parts

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Unique to Carolina Performing Arts, this program blends a rare musical collaboration between two giants of the avant-garde of the past 50 years—Philip Glass and Laurie Anderson—with one of Glass’s most important song cycles, Monsters of Grace. Longtime friends, Glass and Anderson will share musical moments and poetry readings followed by a selection of Glass songs featuring lyrics by 13th-century […]

Carolina Skies: Valentine’s Day Edition

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Location: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Cost: 8.00

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: Friday, Feb. 10 (UNC 2-for-1 discount with UNC OneCard) 8 p.m. Buy tickets to Friday’s show here. Saturday, Feb. 11 8 p.m. Buy tickets to Saturday’s show here. Tuesday, Feb. 14 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Buy tickets to Tuesday’s show here. Ever hear the phrase, “I love you to the moon and back?” Well, […]

Botany

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Olivia Lenahan, Horticultural Scientist Saturdays, February 4, 11, 18, 25; 9:15 a.m.–2:15 p.m. • $195 ($175 Members)   Basic principles of botany including taxonomy, anatomy, morphology and physiology are covered through lectures,  dissecting samples and observations in the gardens.

What’s New in the Middle Ages?

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Location: Chapel Hill Campus

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-registration Required February 11 @ 9:15 am – 5:30 pm The Medieval period of European history has been mischaracterized as an age of little innovation, while scholars who study the period are often portrayed as antiquarians poring over old texts without recourse to new research methods, tools, and perspectives.  This seminar will put these notions […]

Drawing for Tweens

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: 11 February 2017 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Register here! This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. Gallery teachers demonstrate and teach participants technical skills, which they can then apply to their own artistic creations. A mix […]

Art Adventures: Colorful Chinese Lanterns (AM Session)

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: 11 February 2017: Colorful Chinese Lanterns In connection with Color Across Asia Morning Session, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Register here! Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned […]

Art Adventures: Colorful Chinese Lanterns (PM Session)

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: 11 February 2017: Colorful Chinese Lanterns In connection with Color Across Asia Afternoon Session, 1:00 – 2:30 PM Register here! Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making […]

Painting with Fabric and Thread

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Susan Fecho, Artist Saturday, February 11; 2–4 p.m. • $45 ($40.50 Members)   The class will explore the basics of alternative quilting to develop expressive floral imagery. Learn to hand piece and thread-embellish fabric scraps. No advanced skills are necessary to create these layered pieces. Supply fee included.

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: The Process Series

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Art à la Carte

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 10

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: 11 February 2017 Gold Leaf Paintings inspired by Flora and Fauna 4:00 – 7:00 PM THIS SESSION IS NOW FULL!  Email acklandRSVP@unc.edu to be added to the waitlist. Sign up EARLY for sessions in March and April!   Hands-on Art Classes for UNC Students   Bring a friend and spend an afternoon getting creative in these relaxed, hands-on […]

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

Carolina Skies: Valentine’s Day Edition

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Location: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Cost: 8.00

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: Friday, Feb. 10 (UNC 2-for-1 discount with UNC OneCard) 8 p.m. Buy tickets to Friday’s show here. Saturday, Feb. 11 8 p.m. Buy tickets to Saturday’s show here. Tuesday, Feb. 14 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Buy tickets to Tuesday’s show here. Ever hear the phrase, “I love you to the moon and back?” Well, […]

PlayMakers: INTIMATE APPAREL

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. INTIMATE APPAREL, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, is a compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African-American seamstress told against the rich tapestry of 1905 New York. “quietly subversive … […]

Darwin Day

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Johnny Randall, NCBG Director of Conservation Sunday, February 12; 2-3:30 p.m. • Free. Preregistration required.   Charles Darwin was fascinated with insectivorous plants in general, and the Venus flytrap in particular. Join us for a look at Darwin’s studies of the Venus flytrap and its natural history, evolutionary biology and current conservation efforts. A reception […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: The Process Series

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: The Process Series

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: The Process Series

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: The Process Series

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: The Process Series

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

French Language Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required Featuring Jessica Tanner, Assistant Professor of French Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming environment? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders at Weathervane restaurant in Chapel Hill for a lunch where participants are encouraged to speak only in a foreign language. All participants will receive a short […]

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Yoga in the Galleries 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. SEE FOR YOURSELF! […]

Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Tai Chi in the Galleries 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, […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Yiddish Performances by Holocaust Survivors

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Contact: Carolina Center for Jewish Studies

Description: JEFFREY SHANDLER (Rutgers University), will explore the USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive—the largest collection of videotaped interviews with Holocaust survivors—which includes hundreds of interviews conducted entirely or partially in Yiddish. In dozens of these videos, survivors sing a song or recite a poem in the language, in the course of recounting their life histories.  […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: The Process Series

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: The Process Series

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Staff Sustainability Training – Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Administrative Office Building

Contact: Sustainability @ UNC

Description: Tuesday and Thursday, February 14 and 16, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Administrative Office Building, 104 Airport Dr., 1501-C Chapel Hill, NC Want to learn how to help your work unit become more economically, environmentally and socially responsible? Join us at our interactive training, “Making the Workplace More Sustainable.” Participants will learn about sustainability […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Public Speaking & Leadership: Bell Tower Toastmasters Club

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Location: Health Sciences Library

Contact: Francesca Allegri

Description: Weekly club meetings give you a comfortable environment to practice public speaking and leadership skills. Guests are always welcome and the club is open to all, both university and community members. We work with people who join the club to practice professional presentations, interviews, dissertation proposals and defenses, community talks, and other speaking situations. Dues […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Creating Your Personal brand for Kenan-Flagler Business School Entrance

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Each of us establishes our own unique set of goals and working definition of success.  But how do you get from where you are now to where you want to be?  What’s your next step?  How can my experiences help to craft a strong personal brand?  This workshop will help you identify a path based […]

Mapping Prostitution in Nineteenth-Century Paris

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: February 14 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Featuring Jessica Tanner, Assistant Professor of French In nineteenth-century Paris, administrators saw the regulation of prostitution as a means of imposing order in a rapidly evolving city. By plotting spaces from brothels to boulevards, novelists likewise turned to prostitution to make sense of Paris in their fictions. Carolina’s […]

Carolina Skies: Valentine’s Day Edition

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Location: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Cost: 8.00

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: Friday, Feb. 10 (UNC 2-for-1 discount with UNC OneCard) 8 p.m. Buy tickets to Friday’s show here. Saturday, Feb. 11 8 p.m. Buy tickets to Saturday’s show here. Tuesday, Feb. 14 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Buy tickets to Tuesday’s show here. Ever hear the phrase, “I love you to the moon and back?” Well, […]

Great Books Reading Group: Beloved by Tony Morrison

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required Tuesdays, February 7 and 14, 2017 with Danielle Christmas, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature Join UNC faculty discussion leaders at Flyleaf Books for a robust discussion of classic texts.  This semester, we are hosting one to three sessions per book.   Every participant will receive a copy of the book before the […]

Spoken Word/Spoken Justice: A Festival of Spoken Word Performance

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Location: Studio 6, Swain Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: The Process Series

Description: The UNC Process Series in association with the Department of Communication presents Spoken Word/Spoken Justice, a three-day long festival of new long-form works featuring stirring solo performances by internationally renowned spoken word artists Kane Smego, Mohammad Moussa, Jamila Reddy, CJ Suitt, and Jaclyn Gilstrap, with a special skyped in appearance by recent Rotary Peace Fellow Will […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Info Session

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Location: Graham Memorial 039

Description: Each year up to 100 high-achieving students with demonstrated intellect, leadership potential and civic commitment will receive full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford University. Join us to learn more about the new Knight-Hennessy Scholars program. Meet the program’s executive director, learn about the admission process and criteria, and get your questions answered. […]

Preschoolers Exploring Nature

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Wednesdays, September 21 – November 9 (8 sessions); 1:30-3:30 p.m. • $135 ($120 Members) Wednesdays, January 25 – February 15 (4 sessions); 1:30-3:30 p.m. • $72 ($64 Members) Ages 4-5. Learning comes naturally during this fun-filled series that fosters a sense of wonder for nature and science. Join us for hands-on activities, outdoor explorations, stories, […]

Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection Every Wednesday at 2:00 PM, a free, 30-minute docent-led tour enables visitors to explore the Ackland Art Museum collection with a guide. Meet at the visitor services desk in the Ackland’s lobby and experience the Ackland in a new way! Free. No reservation needed.

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Industry Night: Careers in STEM Fields

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Location: Graham 109

Contact: University Career Services

Description: There’s much more you can do in a STEM field besides the traditional paths.  Don’t believe us? Meet local professionals to find out about the many careers that exist in STEM.  Refreshments will be served.  Business Casual attire recommended.  RSVP preferred through Careerolina.

Humanities Happy Hour: Humanitarian Aid in Haiti

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Location: Top of the Hill – Back Bar

Cost: Free

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Join Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Assistant Medical Director, Internal Medicine Clinic, Elizabeth Greig at Top of the Hill’s Back Bar from 6:00-7:00 p.m. on February 15 for Humanities Happy Hour. During this free casual event, Dr. Greig will discuss the status of humanitarian aid in Haiti after recent disasters in Haiti. Come raise a glass with one […]

Staff Sustainability Training – Making the Workplace More Sustainable

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Location: Administrative Office Building

Contact: Sustainability @ UNC

Description: Tuesday and Thursday, February 14 and 16, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Administrative Office Building, 104 Airport Dr., 1501-C Chapel Hill, NC Want to learn how to help your work unit become more economically, environmentally and socially responsible? Join us at our interactive training, “Making the Workplace More Sustainable.” Participants will learn about sustainability […]

Career Peer Event: Focus Your Love 2 Your Career

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Location: Anne Queen Lounge, Campus Y

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Do you often wonder whether your major and career could actually lead to happiness?  Do you love playing games and winning free swag?  If so, come out to University Career Services’ ‘Focus your Love 2 your Career’ event, hosted by your student representatives, Career Peers. You’ll participate in interactive stations that simulate a career assessment […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

IAAR Faculty Fellows Lecture Series – Dr. Andrea Benjamin’s “Black & Latino Political Incorporation in Durham, NC”

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Location: Sonja Haynes Stone Center

Contact: Institute of African American Research

Description: Institute of African American Research (IAAR) Faculty Fellows Lecture BLACK & LATINO POLITICAL INCORPORATION IN DURHAM, NC given by Andrea Benjamin Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science IAAR Faculty Fellow 2016-17 Andrea Benjamin, one of two IAAR Faculty Fellows, will lecture on her study of whether and how Blacks and Latinos in Durham, North Carolina […]

Hutchins Lecture: Julie Reed on Social Services in the Cherokee Nation

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Location: Pleasants Room, Wilson Library

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: “What is the real basis of a public enterprise?”: The Cherokee Nation and the Social Safety Net In this lecture, Re ed will discuss why nineteenth-century Cherokee people chose to surrender aspects of their holistic system of care for others rooted within a matrilineal clan system and governed by local community obligations and clan responsibilities […]

Leon Botstein | The 23rd Annual Mary Stevens Reckford Lecture in European Studies

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Location: Graham Memorial

Cost: Free

Contact: Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Description: Conductor, musicologist and Bard College President Leon Botstein will deliver the lecture “Sounding Forms: What Music and Its Practice Reveal about Modern European History.” Exploring the character of music in the 19th and early 20th centuries, Botstein examines its rhetoric, structure, logic, and qualities in an effort to see what the culture of active participation […]

UNC Jazz Faculty and Charanga Carolina

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Location: Moeser Auditorium

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: UNC Jazz Faculty and Charanga Carolina perform with artist-in-residence Dayna Stephens, tenor saxophone, as part of the 2017 Carolina Jazz Festival. 

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Global Grads Lunch and Learn: Communicating with Employers

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Location: Graduate Student Center

Contact: University Career Services

Description: The Global Grad series focuses on support for international graduate students.  Participants will learn: How to present yourself to employers How to follow up after the initial meeting/connection How to network at a conference Questions to ask to continue the conversation Lunch will be provided so please REGISTER by Monday, February 13, 2017!

Priceless Gem Tour Series – Native Narrative Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: Each academic year, UNC Visitors’ Center hosts a special series of campus tours—the Priceless Gems—in addition to its regular tours about Carolina’s mission and history, traditions, legends and landmarks.These special on-campus walking tours are led by experts on specific aspects of Carolina History. The tour is free, open to the public, and lasts about an hour to an-hour-and-a-half. […]

Priceless Gem Tour Series – Black and Blue Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: Each academic year, UNC Visitors’ Center hosts a special series of campus tours—the Priceless Gems—in addition to its regular tours about Carolina’s mission and history, traditions, legends and landmarks.These special on-campus walking tours are led by experts on specific aspects of Carolina History. The tour is free, open to the public, and lasts about an hour to an-hour-and-a-half. […]

Connecting your Interests to Majors & Careers + Skills Assessment

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: How do your interests match potential majors and careers? How do your values, personality, and skills play a role in your career exploration process? Attend this hands-on, activity based workshop to learn about UCS resources available to help you figure it out. Taking advantage of these resources will assist you in building self-awareness of your […]

Rethinking Modernity: Europe and the World from the Renaissance to the Crisis of the 21st Century

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Location: Chapel Hill Campus

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-registration Required February 17 @ 4:30 pm – February 18 @ 1:00 pm Most narratives of Western history have long argued that Europeans and Americans achieved unprecedented human progress by creating the key institutions and values of modernity: global trading systems, democratic national states, advanced science and technology, religious tolerance, and the legal equality of […]

“Power!” Stokely Carmichael Performance

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Location: Sonja Haynes Stone Center

Cost: Free

Description: The Stone Center will present Power! Stokely Carmichael, a play written and performed by actor and playwright Meshaun Labrone and directed by Jennifer Knight. In June 1966, during the last great march of the Civil Rights Movement, a young activist changed the battle cry from “Freedom Now!” to “Power!” Now, on the 50th Anniversary of […]

Marcus Roberts and the Modern Jazz Generation

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Jazz pianist/composer Marcus Roberts rose to prominence with the Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center bands, then with his own trio and as a classical soloist. Perhaps best known for his entirely new approach to jazz trio performance, his critically acclaimed legacy of recorded music reflects his tremendous versatility as an artist, with works for solo piano, duets […]

Rethinking Modernity: Europe and the World from the Renaissance to the Crisis of the 21st Century

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Location: Chapel Hill Campus

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-registration Required February 17 @ 4:30 pm – February 18 @ 1:00 pm Most narratives of Western history have long argued that Europeans and Americans achieved unprecedented human progress by creating the key institutions and values of modernity: global trading systems, democratic national states, advanced science and technology, religious tolerance, and the legal equality of […]

Botany

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Olivia Lenahan, Horticultural Scientist Saturdays, February 4, 11, 18, 25; 9:15 a.m.–2:15 p.m. • $195 ($175 Members)   Basic principles of botany including taxonomy, anatomy, morphology and physiology are covered through lectures,  dissecting samples and observations in the gardens.

Winter Backyard Birds

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Saturday, February 18; 10–11:30 a.m. • $10 ($8 Members); no fee for accompanying adult Ages 6-10 with accompanying adult. It’s National Bird Feeding Month! Learn to identify common winter birds by sight and sound. We’ll visit our bird-feeding station for up-close encounters, learn how to be a citizen scientist and make recycled feeders to take […]

Immigration and Refugee Policy in Crisis: Reflections for a New President

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Curriculum in Global Studies

Description: Immigration and refugee policy has reached a global crisis. More people are compelled to cross borders than ever in our planet’s history. Meanwhile, the role of nations in providing for economic and political refugees is increasingly uncertain. Join us for a day of roundtable dialogue with researchers, community practitioners, and policymakers working on key topics […]

Get Ready for Spring: A Vegetable Gardening Workshop

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Greta Lee, Permaculture Designer and Organic Gardener; Claire Lorch, Carolina Campus Community Garden Educator Sunday, February 19; 1–3 p.m. • $18 ($16 Members; Free to UNC Students)   This workshop covers what vegetables to plant for a spring garden, when to start planting, how to grow your own vegetable seedlings, tips on protecting plants from […]

Music in the Galleries: NCCU Choir

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Music in the Galleries Sun, 19 February 2017 | 2:00 PM Join the North Carolina Central University Choir for a performance of choral music inspired by the themes and artworks featured in Fever Within: The Art of Ronald Lockett. Free and open to the public.  

WSN Series: Celebrating Monteverdi’s 450th Birthday

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Location: Moeser Auditorium

Cost: 15

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: Join the music department for an afternoon celebrating the 450th birthday of Italian composer Claudio Monteverdi. Tim Carter will deliver remarks before a concert featuring the UNC Baroque Ensemble, Chamber Singers, and Sackbut Ensemble, with faculty vocalists Tim Sparks, Jeanne Fischer, and Marc Callahan. General admission is $15 ($10 for students and UNC faculty/staff).

Term Activation

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Location: Online

Description: Students registered for the 2017 Spring Term will be ACTIVATED into the 2017 Summer Terms in preparation for registration

Term Activation

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Location: Online

Description: Students registered for the 2017 Spring Term will be ACTIVATED into the 2017 Summer Terms in preparation for registration

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Yoga in the Galleries 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. SEE FOR YOURSELF! […]

Asians & Asian Americans at Carolina: Lecture and Exhibit Kickoff

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Location: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room

Contact: Carolina Asia Center

Description: Since the first student from Japan set foot on campus in 1893, Asians and Asian Americans have become an integral part of this university. Join us for a lecture by Heidi Kim, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, who will provide an introduction to this rich history and the unveiling of a week-long exhibit […]

Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Tai Chi in the Galleries 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, […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Human Decisions and Machine Predictions

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Location: 011 Sitterson Hall

Contact: Department of Computer Science

Description: Jon Kleinberg Tisch University Professor Cornell University Abstract An increasing number of domains are providing us with detailed trace data on human decisions, often made by experts with deep experience in the subject matter. This offers an opportunity to use machine-learning prediction algorithms to ask several families of questions — not only about the extent […]

Great Books Reading Group: On Liberty by John Stuart Mill

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required Jeff Spinner-Halev, Distinguished Professor of Political Science Tuesdays, February 21 and 28, 2017 Join UNC faculty discussion leaders at Flyleaf Books for a robust discussion of classic texts.  This semester, we are hosting one to three sessions per book.   Every participant will receive a copy of the book before the first session.  Reading […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Public Speaking & Leadership: Bell Tower Toastmasters Club

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Location: Health Sciences Library

Contact: Francesca Allegri

Description: Weekly club meetings give you a comfortable environment to practice public speaking and leadership skills. Guests are always welcome and the club is open to all, both university and community members. We work with people who join the club to practice professional presentations, interviews, dissertation proposals and defenses, community talks, and other speaking situations. Dues […]

Negotiation (for Graduate Students)

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Location: Graduate Student Center

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Congratulations! You got the job offer. Now it’s time to negotiate! In this interactive session, learn the basics of the negotiation process, how to prepare to negotiate effectively, and practice your skills.

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Vision Board Workshop: Dream it…Believe it…Do it!

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Are you a first-year or sophomore student uncertain about which career or program to pursue? Are you having trouble visualizing your future plans? Join this interactive workshop facilitated by the University Career Service team to create a visual representation of what you envision for your future.  Your vision is a “picture” of what you aspire […]

High Structure Active Learning: Change the Face(s) of Science Education

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: February 21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Featuring Michael Crimmins, Mary Ann Smith Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Executive Director, the Chancellor’s Science Scholars Active learning can be used to engage all types of students. Nowhere has adopting this practice changed teaching more than in the sciences. Michael Crimmins, winner of the 2016 Board of […]

2017 Oscars Preview: A Carolina Blue Carpet Event

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Location: Varsity Theatre

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Tuesday, Feb. 21 | 6-8:30 p.m. Varsity Theatre, 123 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill Cost: $10; Complimentary to GAA and SAA members  Please join us in walking the Carolina Blue carpet at the Varsity Theatre for our fourth annual Oscars Preview Event.  The nominees and snubs, the trends and outliers, what has changed and what stays the […]

Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture: Tim Portlock

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Sabine Gruffat

Description: Tim Portlock was born in Chicago which inspired his lifelong interest in the dialogue between place and the formation of identity. Educated primarily as a traditional visual artist Portlock has worked in the past as a community-based muralist as well as a studio painter. His current body of work is created using 3D gaming technology to simulate real world and imagined spaces based on the abandoned and foreclosed buildings in biking distance of his home in Philadelphia.

“Bach Family Favorites:” Baroque Flute Duo Concert and Workshop

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Location: Moeser Auditorium

Description: This recital-workshop explores the wealth of repertoire for historical flutes by J.S. Bach and his composer sons. The presentation will also explain the differences between early and modern flutes, the appropriate application of performance practice issues in Baroque music, and the historical perspective of the repertoire. The workshop portion of the program will involve three […]

Sand Mandala Opening Ceremony

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Carolina Asia Center

Description: From Feb. 22-25, Geshe Palden Sangpo from the Kadampa Center for the Practice of Tibetan Buddhism in the Gelugpa Tradition will create a sand mandala in the FedEx Global Education Center. Dr. Lauren Leve, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, will give opening remarks at 10:00 a.m. Sand mandalas are an ancient, sacred form of Tibetan […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Asian Studies at UNC and Abroad

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Carolina Asia Center

Description: Interested in an Asian Studies major or minor? Thinking of study abroad in Asia? Don’t miss this info-packed workshop on Asian Studies at UNC and Abroad! Bring your questions and a notebook. Refreshments provided. Lunch will be served beginning at 12:00. 12:20: Overview of Asia-related scholarship opportunities by Thupten Norbu, Interim Director, Carolina Asia Center […]

Coastal Resilience Center Speakers Series: Iain Hyde – “State Roles in Recovery: The Experiences of Colorado following the Floods of 2013”

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Location: New East

Contact: Coastal Resilience Center

Description: Iain Hyde, Deputy Director, Colorado Governor’s Office of Recovery – “State Roles in Recovery: The Experiences of Colorado following the Floods of 2013” Iain Hyde will discuss the recovery of the State of Colorado following the devastating floods of 2013 to include the development of a state recovery office, the coordination of state agencies and engagement […]

Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection Every Wednesday at 2:00 PM, a free, 30-minute docent-led tour enables visitors to explore the Ackland Art Museum collection with a guide. Meet at the visitor services desk in the Ackland’s lobby and experience the Ackland in a new way! Free. No reservation needed.

StudyPages Q & A Session at NC TraCS, UNC’s CTSA Program

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Location: NC TraCS

Cost: Free

Contact: NC TraCS Institute

Description: StudyPages Q & A Session Have you heard about recruiting online through StudyPages and want to learn more? Do you have questions about your StudyPages site?  Drop by from 2-3 pm on Wednesday February 22, 2017 in the CTRC Conference Room in Burnett-Womack to meet with representatives from Yuzu Labs, the creator of StudyPages. They […]

Diversity Career Fair

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Location: Great Hall, Carolina Union

Contact: University Career Services

Description: The Diversity Career Fair focuses on bringing together students and employers who are interested in creating work environments that value and promote workforce diversity. At UNC Chapel Hill that would include a variety of things including but not limited to ethnicity, gender, religious background, national origin, race and gender identification. This fair will be pulling […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

IAAR Panel – Success Securing External Funding: A Panel Discussion With Recent Grant Recipients

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Location: Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Contact: Institute of African American Research

Description: Institute of African American Research (IAAR) Come learn about how to navigate the landscape of external funding, from pre-award development to post award management, for projects focused on people of African descent. Featuring an interdisciplinary panel of UNC faculty: Beth Kurtz-Costes, Department of Psychology Jerma A. Jackson, Department of History Karolyn Tyson, Department of Sociology […]

Schwarzman Scholars Information Session

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Location: Graham Memorial 039

Description: The Schwarzman Scholars program, inspired by the Rhodes Scholarships, is designed to train future leaders to meet challenges of the 21st century and beyond by preparing them to understand China, its role in global trends, and their own role as future leaders. Scholars will develop their leadership skills through a one-year master’s degree in public […]

From Cameron Plantation to Cameron Place: The Making of a Black Homeland in Alabama

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: Talk by Duke Emeritus Professor Syd Nathans In his book A Mind to Stay: White Plantation, Black Homeland, Duke Emeritus Professor Syd Nathans tells a rare story—that of people sent in 1844 by planter Paul Cameron to labor on an Alabama cotton plantation, who became owners of the very land they worked in bondage, and […]

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT/Vision Series

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: William Shakespeare’s perfectly-made comedy of hidden identity! A shipwreck – lost twins – gender-bending disguise – romantic intrigue. The Bard’s riotous romp affirms the power of love to transform loss into hope, with every word, wink and wooing a sheer delight. “a celestial comedy” – The New York Times. Onstage March 1-19. Feb 22, in […]

Spring Job/Internship Expo

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Come meet employers that are hiring for full-time positions and internships locally and nationwide. View participating organizations that will be represented at http://bit.ly/UNCSpring17. Be sure to research the organizations that are attending and come prepared to impress the employers. Bring multiple copies of your resume! Business attire recommended. This event is open to all UNC-CH […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Carolina Conversations – First Amendment Protected Speech

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Location: Frank Porter Graham Student Union

Cost: Free

Contact: Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

Description: The First Amendment has protected the right to free speech since the passage of the Bill of Rights. But in an age of hate speech, internet trolls and cyberstalking, where do we draw the lines? This discussion will provide an overview of how the courts and the University address this important topic. Facilitator Mark Merritt Vice […]

Shaina Lynn – Bayou Blues

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Location: Historic Playmakers Theater

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Bayou Blues dives deep into the consciousness of a black girl’s pursuit to find air amidst the drowning waves of colorism in New Orleans. Shaina Lynn takes the audience through the alluring culture of Mardi Gras, Bounce music and second line parades to shine light on the city’s dark history of internalized racism. With spoken […]

Film Screening: Defiant Requiem

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Location: Hill Hall

Contact: Carolina Center for Jewish Studies

Description: Hosted by the UNC Department of Music and Co-sponsored by the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies February 23, 7:30 pm, Hill Hall This feature-length documentary film highlights the most dramatic example of intellectual and artistic courage in the Theresienstadt (Terezín) Concentration Camp during World War II: the remarkable story of Rafael Schächter, a brilliant, young […]

“Rooms: A Dance Drama”

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Location: Center for Dramatic Art

Cost: 5 - 10

Description: The Kenan Theatre Company presents “Rooms: A Dance Drama,” created by Heather Tatreau, a lecturer in the department of exercise and sport science who teaches modern dance. The production uses movement and text to explore issues in the intersection of gender, race and identity. In particular, how can women’s lost histories be given a voice […]

2017 UNC System Asia Scholar Network Conference

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Carolina Asia Center

Description: Register today! This conference is free and open to the public. Please RSVP at the link above to reserve your seat. 8:30-9:00 AM: Registration, Coffee & Pastries 9:00-9:15 AM: Welcome Remarks 9:15 AM-12:45 PM: Chinese Language Pedagogy Roundtables Roundtable 1: Course Design and Teaching Methodology: Chinese as a Foreign Language in the UNC System Chair: […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Priceless Gem Tour Series – Black and Blue Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: Each academic year, UNC Visitors’ Center hosts a special series of campus tours—the Priceless Gems—in addition to its regular tours about Carolina’s mission and history, traditions, legends and landmarks.These special on-campus walking tours are led by experts on specific aspects of Carolina History. The tour is free, open to the public, and lasts about an hour to an-hour-and-a-half. […]

Philosophy @ the Movies: “Waiting for Superman”

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Location: 213 Caldwell Hall

Contact: UNC Philosophy

Description: The 2010 documentary “Waiting for Superman” examines different aspects of the American public school system. The movie serves as both a scathing critique of what is going wrong in our school system and a message of hope for how we can work to fix those problems. After the screening of the movie, Macy Salzberger will […]

Shaina Lynn – Bayou Blues

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Location: Historic Playmakers Theater

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Bayou Blues dives deep into the consciousness of a black girl’s pursuit to find air amidst the drowning waves of colorism in New Orleans. Shaina Lynn takes the audience through the alluring culture of Mardi Gras, Bounce music and second line parades to shine light on the city’s dark history of internalized racism. With spoken […]

“Rooms: A Dance Drama”

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Location: Center for Dramatic Art

Cost: 5 - 10

Description: The Kenan Theatre Company presents “Rooms: A Dance Drama,” created by Heather Tatreau, a lecturer in the department of exercise and sport science who teaches modern dance. The production uses movement and text to explore issues in the intersection of gender, race and identity. In particular, how can women’s lost histories be given a voice […]

Botany

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Olivia Lenahan, Horticultural Scientist Saturdays, February 4, 11, 18, 25; 9:15 a.m.–2:15 p.m. • $195 ($175 Members)   Basic principles of botany including taxonomy, anatomy, morphology and physiology are covered through lectures,  dissecting samples and observations in the gardens.

Southern Culture and Memory

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Location: Archie K. Davis Conference Center

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-registration Required February 25 @ 9:15 am – 5:30 pm **Please note: This event will be held outside of Chapel Hill at the Archie K. Davis Conference Center. See below for more information** Southern American culture has sometimes been portrayed as exceptionally coherent and enduring, but like all other societies, the South is constantly changing.  […]

2017 Asian Culture Festival

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Carolina Asia Center

Description: Join us for UNC-Chapel Hill’s first ever Asian Culture Festival! The Carolina Asia Center, Pi Alpha Phi Asian Interest Fraternity, the Asian Students Association and Sangam are proud to present this celebration of Asia for the campus community. The festival will include tables, activities, presentations, workshops and dances from fifteen of UNC-Chapel Hill’s 40+ Asia-related […]

“Rooms: A Dance Drama”

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Location: Center for Dramatic Art

Cost: 5 - 10

Description: The Kenan Theatre Company presents “Rooms: A Dance Drama,” created by Heather Tatreau, a lecturer in the department of exercise and sport science who teaches modern dance. The production uses movement and text to explore issues in the intersection of gender, race and identity. In particular, how can women’s lost histories be given a voice […]

Family and Friends Sunday: Inspired by “Fever Within”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Spend an interactive, art-filled afternoon with family and friends at the Ackland Art Museum. All ages of art-lovers are invited. FREE. This month we’re celebrating our newest exhibition, Fever Within: The Art of Ronald Lockett! Art from the exhibition will serve as inspiration for a make-your-own collage activity, a scavenger hunt, and art games!

“Rooms: A Dance Drama”

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Location: Center for Dramatic Art

Cost: 5 - 10

Description: The Kenan Theatre Company presents “Rooms: A Dance Drama,” created by Heather Tatreau, a lecturer in the department of exercise and sport science who teaches modern dance. The production uses movement and text to explore issues in the intersection of gender, race and identity. In particular, how can women’s lost histories be given a voice […]

John and June Allcott Gallery: MFA Thesis Exhibition, Louis Watts

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Mario Marzan

Description: Double Wide: Petere Mystica Saecularia is a re-contextualization of the autonomous, modernist art gallery as a space for contemplation within our swiftly excursive and disposable society. It juxtaposes the highbrow environment and conceits of the art space with the lowbrow, fleeting detritus of our late capitalist lifestyles. In so doing it seeks to explore how these two worlds support and cannibalize each other as well as create space for an experience of mysticism in contemporary society.

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

German Language Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required Monday, February 27 & Monday, April 3 featuring Inga Pollman, Assistant Professor in German Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming environment? Join UNC faculty discussion leaders at Weathervane restaurant in Chapel Hill for a lunch where participants are encouraged to speak only in a foreign […]

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Yoga in the Galleries 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. SEE FOR YOURSELF! […]

Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Tai Chi in the Galleries 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, […]

February CTSA Conversations: Existing and novel tools for supporting inclusive study design and enhancing recruitment procedures

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Location: NC TraCS

Cost: Free

Contact: NC TraCS Institute

Description: CTSA Conversations Please mark your calendars and join us on the 27th. Topics to discuss: A new CTSA program: Existing and novel tools for supporting inclusive study design and enhancing recruitment procedures Speaker: Allison E. Aiello, PhD Dr. Allison E. Aiello is a professor of epidemiology at the UNC-Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public […]

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

“Responsible Meat: Sourcing in the 21st Century”: Panel with Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence Ted Conover

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Location: Donovan Lounge (Greenlaw 223)

Cost: Free

Description: Ted Conover, 2017 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence, will participate in a panel with: Sheila Neal, Project Coordinator, NC Choices Donna Moore, Piedmont Custom Meats Eliza MacLean, Cane Creek Farm Amy Cooke (moderator) Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology Ted Conover spent four months undercover as a USDA meat inspector, and then wrote an article for […]

“Rooms: A Dance Drama”

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Location: Center for Dramatic Art

Cost: 5 - 10

Description: The Kenan Theatre Company presents “Rooms: A Dance Drama,” created by Heather Tatreau, a lecturer in the department of exercise and sport science who teaches modern dance. The production uses movement and text to explore issues in the intersection of gender, race and identity. In particular, how can women’s lost histories be given a voice […]

Vienna Philharmonic with Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Perhaps no other musical ensemble is more closely associated with the history and tradition of European classical music than the Vienna Philharmonic. In the course of its 170-year history, it has been an integral part of a musical epoch that, due to an abundance of gifted composers and interpreters, can be regarded as unique. The greatest admirers of this venerable […]

John and June Allcott Gallery: MFA Thesis Exhibition, Louis Watts

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Mario Marzan

Description: Double Wide: Petere Mystica Saecularia is a re-contextualization of the autonomous, modernist art gallery as a space for contemplation within our swiftly excursive and disposable society. It juxtaposes the highbrow environment and conceits of the art space with the lowbrow, fleeting detritus of our late capitalist lifestyles. In so doing it seeks to explore how these two worlds support and cannibalize each other as well as create space for an experience of mysticism in contemporary society.

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Public Speaking & Leadership: Bell Tower Toastmasters Club

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Location: Health Sciences Library

Contact: Francesca Allegri

Description: Weekly club meetings give you a comfortable environment to practice public speaking and leadership skills. Guests are always welcome and the club is open to all, both university and community members. We work with people who join the club to practice professional presentations, interviews, dissertation proposals and defenses, community talks, and other speaking situations. Dues […]

Manual Medicine Information Session (PT, OT, Chiropracty)

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Athletic Training, and Chiropractic Medicine are all HANDS ON.  In this session, you’ll learn the basics of health professions focusing on manual manipulative therapy: similarities and differences, general prerequisites, activities for a competitive application, and education/pathways to practice.

Welcome to Carolina: Tour Campus with UNC Visitors’ Center

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Contact: UNC Visitors’ Center

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm. We also invite you to explore our […]

Historical Perspectives and Reflections on the Election of 2016

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: February 28 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Featuring William Leuchtenburg, William Rand Kenan Jr. Professor Emeritus of History The 2016 American election was among the most contentious in modern American history, but how does it compare to other elections and how can we place these recent political events in a broader historical perspective? The […]

Industry Night: Careers in Government (Federal & State)

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Meet with local working professionals in an informal environment to make contacts and learn about careers in government.  Refreshments will be served.  Business Casual attire recommended.  RSVP preferred through Careerolina.

2017 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence Reading: Ted Conover

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Location: Genome Sciences Building

Contact: Susan Irons

Description: The 2017 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence will be Ted Conover. Read more about Conover: http://englishcomplit.unc.edu/haneswriter This program will build upon our the Department of English and Comparative Literature’s long-standing commitment to the value of a writer-in-residence program that spans over two decades. Through the generosity of the Morgan Writer-in-Residence Program (1993-2012) and the Distinguished Writer-in-Residence […]