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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 […]

Coastal Resilience Center Speakers Series: Dr. Jae Park – “The Role of Data and its Analysis in the Support of Disaster Recovery”

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Location: New East

Contact: Coastal Resilience Center

Description: Dr. Jae Park, Program Manager, AECOM – “”The Role of Data and its Analysis in the Support of Disaster Recovery” Dr. Jae Park is a FEMA Hazard Mitigation Technical Assistance program manager for AECOM. He will discuss the process by which data is collected and analyzed to support post-disaster recovery activities including the management of […]

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 […]

“Writing about the ‘Other’: The Ethics of Documenting”: 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: Paul Cuadros, School of Media and Journalism Trevy McDonald, School of Media and Journalism Stephanie Elizondo Griest (moderator), Creative Writing, Department of English & Comparative Literature Ted Conover is well known as an “immersion journalist” and has just published Immersion: A Writer’s […]

Industry Night: Careers in Consulting

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Location: McColl Building

Contact: University Career Services

Description: This event provides students with the opportunity to meet with consulting professionals to gain first-hand information and practical advice. In this forum, consulting professionals will share invaluable information through open, honest dialogue. Following the panel discussion, students are invited to mingle with the consulting professional.  Light refreshments will be served.

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

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.

UNC Clean Tech Summit

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 250

Contact: Institute for the Environment and Kenan-Flagler Business School Center for Sustainable Enterprise

Description:   The UNC Clean Tech Summit convenes professionals in business, policy and academia for two days of problem-solving to foster leadership and growth in the southeast’s clean tech industry.  The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) will host its fourth annual UNC Clean Tech Summit Mar. 2-3. The event highlights the latest innovations, trends […]

PhD & Master’s Virtual Career Fair

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Location: Virtual-Online

Contact: University Career Services

Description: The Virtual Career Fair (VCF) is a one-day online career fair for Ph.D. & Master’s students, postdocs, and alumni that offers the opportunity to connect with employers. These employers represent a range of career fields (review hiring details here). They are all seeking advanced-degree candidates. This year’s VCF will be on March 2, 2017. Attend […]

Majors Madness

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Location: Great Hall, Student Union

Contact: Academic Advising and University Career Services

Description: Still undecided about your major? Meet with representatives of UNC academic departments and UCS to learn more about majors and how they connect to careers. Co-sponsored by Academic Advising and UCS

Major Madness

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Location: Great Hall, Carolina Union

Contact: Academic Advising Program

Description: You are invited to Major Madness, a major and career exploration event! Whether you are undecided and searching for the right fit or you have already chosen your major, this event provides you the opportunity to connect with departments across campus. Come learn more about Carolina’s many majors and the numerous research, departmental, and career opportunities available to you. No need to register. We hope to see you there!

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 History Colloquium: Cynthia Hahn, Hunter College

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Location: Peabody Hall

Contact: Dorothy Verkerk

Description: Professor of Art History Cynthia Hahn teaches both early and late medieval art at Hunter College and The Graduate Center. Her courses focus on issues of production and meaning for both medieval and contemporary makers and audiences. She has published on material from the early Christian period to the Gothic, from across Europe--Italy to England to the Byzantine East.

Industry Night: Careers in Start-ups and Entrepreneurial Ventures

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Location: 1789 Venture Lab

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Join us for a panel discussion with local entrepreneurs followed by networking and food. Learn what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur, the challenges and rewards involved, and get the chance to ask questions and make connections with those who have been through it.

Ajoka Theatre – Dara

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Known for staging socially critical performances, Pakistan’s renowned Ajoka Theatre is committed to ideals of peace and tolerance. Shahid Nadeem’s spellbinding play Dara tells the dramatic story of Dara Shikoh—eldest son of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan—who was imprisoned and executed by his younger brother Aurangzeb. A crown prince, poet, painter and Sufi, Dara wanted to build on the vision of Akbar […]

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

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.

UNC Clean Tech Summit

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 250

Contact: Institute for the Environment and Kenan-Flagler Business School Center for Sustainable Enterprise

Description:   The UNC Clean Tech Summit convenes professionals in business, policy and academia for two days of problem-solving to foster leadership and growth in the southeast’s clean tech industry.  The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) will host its fourth annual UNC Clean Tech Summit Mar. 2-3. The event highlights the latest innovations, trends […]

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 […]

Are Chinese households becoming more resilient to climate change? Large-sample evidence from the China Health and Nutrition Survey

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Location: New East Reading Room

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for Urban and Regional Studies

Description: The UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies presents: Are Chinese households becoming more resilient to climate change? Large-sample evidence from the China Health and Nutrition Survey A Brown Bag Lunch Seminar by Clark Gray, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Geography, UNC-Chapel Hill Reading Room, New East Friday, March 3, 2017, 12:30-1:45 PM Dr. Gray will […]

Priceless Gem Tour Series – Digging in Our Heels, Angels on Campus: The Herstory of Women at Carolina

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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. […]

Ackland Artini

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 35 - 65

Contact: Meghan Hunt

Description:    Friday, 3 March 2017, 7:00 PM Enjoy a night at UNC’s Ackland Art Museum as we celebrate Color Across Asia, the groundbreaking re-installation of the Ackland’s Asian galleries! Savor Asian-inspired hors d’oeuvres and sip cocktails that reflect the color spectrum on view in Color Across Asia! Specialty cocktails by: Jujube Crossroads at The Carolina Inn Top […]

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

Steve Earle

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Multiple Grammy-winning renegade Steve Earle, one of the great American singer-songwriters, effortlessly blends folk, rock and country in superbly crafted songs that meander between personal confession, outspoken political comment and keen character studies. With a career born in late ’70s Nashville, he changed the course of country music and gained a cult following intoxicated by his restless energy and rabble-rousing creative […]

ESPN College GameDay

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Location: Smith Center, Dean E. (Student Activity Center)

Contact: UNC Athletics

Description: ESPN’s College GameDay pregame program will originate from the Smith Center in Chapel Hill on Saturday, March 4 on the day of the matchup between Carolina and Duke.  The show, featuring Rece Davis, Jay Bilas, Jay Williams and Seth Greenberg, will broadcast live for its 11 a.m. to noon broadcast. Smith Center doors will open […]

America’s World War I: From Isolation to Engagement and Back Again

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Location: Chapel Hill Campus

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-registration Required March 4 @ 9:15 am – 4:30 pm A Distinguished Scholar Seminar featuring Gerhard L. Weinberg  2017 marks the one-hundredth anniversary of America’s entry in the greatest world conflict up that that point, World War I. Join distinguished scholar Gerhard Weinberg, whose Adventures in Ideas seminars on World War II have long been […]

*FULL* Art Adventures: Animal Avatar Collage (AM Session)

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: 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 techniques. Materials are provided. Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited. 4 March 2017*: Animal Avatar Collage In connection […]

Jewish Food in the Global South: A Symposium

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Carolina Center for Jewish Studies

Description: Please visit the symposium web site for details. This two-day symposium will explore Jewish food in and of the global South, a concept that references the historic diversity of the American South and its vibrant cultural intersections with the nation and the world over time. Appealing to both public and academic audiences, this symposium will […]

Art Adventures: Animal Avatar Collage (PM Session)

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: 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 techniques. Materials are provided. Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited. 4 March 2017*: Animal Avatar Collage In connection […]

Vernal Pool Wonders

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Saturday, March 4; 1:30–3:30 p.m. • $10 ($8 Members); no fee for accompanying adult Ages 5-12 with accompanying adult. Chorus frogs, dragonfly larvae and spotted salamanders…nature is waking up in the garden’s vernal pools. These spring nurseries are swimming with life in early spring. Peek into the ponds with dip nets, meet live critters and […]

Nature Illustration for Kids: The Amphibians Emerge!

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: BOB PALMATIER, ARTIST/NATURALIST SATURDAYS MARCH 4, 11, 18, APRIL 1 (NO CLASS 3/25); 1:30–4:30 P.M. · $140 ($125 MEMBERS) Ages 8-12. Meet Pickerel Frogs, Tree Frogs, Spotted and Marbled Salamanders and learn how they live and survive while you draw and paint them. Visit the Garden’s ponds to listen for their calls and search for […]

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

Jewish Food in the Global South: A Symposium

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Carolina Center for Jewish Studies

Description: Please visit the symposium web site for details. This two-day symposium will explore Jewish food in and of the global South, a concept that references the historic diversity of the American South and its vibrant cultural intersections with the nation and the world over time. Appealing to both public and academic audiences, this symposium will […]

Soil Is Everything: A Vegetable Garden 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, March 5; 1:30–3 p.m. • $15 ($10 Members) A hands-on, outdoor experience for anyone who wants to learn more about soil testing and sampling, different soil types, building your soil, pros and cons of raised beds with and without edges, […]

Soil Is Everything: A Vegetable Garden Workshop

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Greta Lee, Permaculture Designer Claire Lorch, CCCG Educator Sunday, March 5; 1:30-3 p.m. · $15 ($10 Members) A hands-on, outdoor experience for beginners and those who want to learn more about all things soil: soil testing, the effects of tillage on soils, how to turn heavy clay into good garden soil and more. This workshop […]

The Langston Hughes Project – Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: Free

Contact: The Friday Center

Description: In honor of Black History Month, The Friday Center for Continuing Education, in collaboration with The Stone Center, proudly presents The Langston Hughes Project – Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz When: Sunday, Mar. 5, 3 pm to 5 pm Where: The Friday Center for Continuing Education Admission is free Advanced registration requested: 919-962-3000 or fridaycenter@unc.edu About the performance: […]

The Langston Hughes Project Performance

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Location: The Friday Center

Cost: Free

Description: The Friday Center, in collaboration with the Stone Center will present The Langston Hughes Project, Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz. Recently voted the “Best Live Performance” for 2016 by the Jazz FM Awards in London, UK. The Langston Hughes Project is a multimedia concert performance of Langston Hughes’ kaleidoscopic jazz poem suite, featuring the […]

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

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 […]

*CANCELED* Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: This Yoga in the Galleries session has been canceled due to an unexpected gallery closure. Learn more here. To register for future sessions, please visit: http://ackland.org/events-programs/adult-programs/yoga-in-the-galleries/

Racial Literacies

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Location: Dey Hall

Contact: College of Arts and Sciences

Description: A discussion, led by Adra Raine (English and Comparative Literature PhD candidate), of demands made by the UNC-CH chapter of the Black Liberation Collective.

*CANCELED* Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: This session of Tai Chi in the Galleries has been CANCELED due to an unexpected gallery closure. Learn more here.  To register for future Tai Chi sessions, please visit: https://ackland.org/events-programs/adult-programs/tai-chi/

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 […]

Chandler Lecture: Trevon D. Logan & Caitlin Rosenthal on Slavery and Capitalism

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Location: Davis Library, Research Hub

Cost: Free

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, economic historians have produced a number of new studies that “reshape how [we] view the connection between slavery and capitalism… show[ing] the role that coercion played in bringing about a modern market system that is more typically identified with freedom.” Was the economic rise of the West dependent […]

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 […]

Navigating Job Offers

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Location: 011 Sitterson Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: What happens when you get an offer? What if you get more than one offer? This session will cover how to deal with this “good problem to have” as well as other factors you should evaluate before accepting. Resources to help guide you through this process will be provided.

Creating your Personal Brand for Pursuits in Public Health

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Considering a career in public health?  Does your major matter?  How can you build your resume to demonstrate your interest in this field?  This workshop will provide strategies and resources to help students pursue public health careers, graduate school, or admissions to the BSPH program.

Industry Night: Careers in Sports

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Location: Loudermilk, 3rd Floor

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Meet professionals that work in the sports industry. Learn about their career paths and work they do. Make connections with professionals that can assist with your career decision making process. Refreshments provided. RSVP through Careerolina is preferred, but not required. Participating Organizations: -UNC Department of Athletics -USA Baseball -ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament -The Colonnade Group […]

Vijay Iyer Sextet

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: The unstoppable Grammy-nominated jazz composer/pianist and multiform collaborator Vijay Iyer was named DownBeat Magazine’s 2015 Artist of the Year and 2014 Pianist of the Year, a 2013 MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellow and a 2012 Doris Duke Performing Artist. With 20 albums covering a singularly diverse terrain, his accomplishments extend well beyond his recordings. A fascinating polymath whose career spans the […]

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

Education Job Fair

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Location: Great Hall, Student Union

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Are you interested in working in a school system? Meet with representatives from city and county school systems from nationwide that are hiring. View participating schools that will be represented at http://bit.ly/UNCEDUC17 (bitly will go live in January). Bring multiple copies of your resume and come prepared to impress! This event is open to ALL […]

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 […]

Coastal Resilience Center Speakers Series: Dr. Karl Seidman – “Disaster Recovery in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina”

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Location: New East

Contact: Coastal Resilience Center

Description: Dr. Karl Seidman, Senior Lecturer, Economic Development, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Urban Studies and Planning – “Disaster Recovery in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina” Dr. Karl Seidman will discuss his work assisting communities throughout New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina, including the role of MIT in providing targeted aid through a number of university […]

Non-Profit & Summer Job Fair

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Location: Great Hall, Student Union

Contact: University Career Services

Description: This event will bring together Service, Non-Profit and Government agencies/organizations and employers hiring for part-time and full time summer jobs/internships locally and nationwide.  Bring multiple copies of your resume.  Business casual attire.  Seeking all majors, all disciplines, all years.  Open to UNC students only.  Refreshments will be provided. View participating organizations at http://bit.ly/UNCNPJobs17 (Bitly link […]

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 Integration of Muslims in Europe: How Important is Religion?

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: March 8 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Rahsaan D. Maxwell, Associate Professor of Political Science The integration of Muslims is one of the most challenging issues in Europe today, with some skeptics proposing that Muslims’ conservative religious values and practices are incompatible with progressive and secular norms in contemporary Europe. This talk will question those […]

Mark Padmore, tenor and Jonathan Biss, piano

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Location: Moeser Auditorium

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Venerated for his searingly emotional interpretations, Mark Padmore was named 2016 Vocalist of the Year by Musical America. With an international career in opera, concert and recital, his extensive discography includes a Gramophone Award for his recording of Schubert’s Winterreise. Jonathan Biss is a world-renowned pianist who shares his deep musical and intellectual curiosity in the concert hall and beyond. He performs […]

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

Daytime Enrichment Course: The Paris Opera Ceiling by Marc Chagall

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 10

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Course: The Paris Opera Ceiling by Marc Chagall THURSDAY MARCH 9, 10 AM–NOON INSTRUCTOR: VIVIAN R. JACOBSON The Paris Opera Ceiling at the Palais Garnier was commissioned by Andre Malraux, the Minister of Culture under Charles DeGaulle in 1963. This monumental work was developed and executed by Chagall when he was 79 years […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Move It or Lose It – How to Stay Physically Active throughout Your Lifespan

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 10

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Course: Move It or Lose It – How to Stay Physically Active throughout Your Lifespan. THURSDAY MARCH 9, 10 AM–NOON INSTRUCTOR: MEG POMERANTZ As you grow older, an active lifestyle is more important than ever. Regular exercise can help boost energy, maintain your independence, and manage symptoms of illness or pain. Research shows […]

Italian Language Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required Thursday, March 9 featuring Amy Chambless, Senior Lecturer of Italian 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 […]

Plant Communities of North Carolina

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Alan Weakley, Director, UNC Herbarium Thursdays March 9, 16, 1-5 p.m.; March 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (all day field trip) · $130 ($117 Members) This course introduces students to North Carolina’s rich diversity of plant communities. Explore the causes and history of the variations between subtropical maritime forests, salt marshes, longleaf pine savannas and sandhills, […]

CRISPR, Gene drives, Governance and Ethics

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Location: MacNider Hall

Contact: Center for Bioethics

Description: The Center for Genomics and Society (CGS) Seminar Series welcomes Jennifer Kuzma, PhD, Professor and Co-Director at the North Carolina State University Genetic Engineering & Society Center, to speak about CRISPR, Gene drives, Governance and Ethics. About Jennifer Kuzma, PhD Jennifer Kuzma is a Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program cluster hire in Genetic Engineering and Society. Kuzma […]

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 […]

Hutchins Lecture: Robert Gipe on Appalachian Storytellers and Sociopaths

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Location: Graham Memorial 039

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: “Storytellers and Sociopaths: Thoughts on How We Define Reality from Post-Obama Appalachia” This lecture will explore connections between the rich storytelling tradition, grinding economic challenges, hard political choices, despair, and hope experienced by people in the southeast Kentucky coalfields. Gipe will read from his previously published fiction, and he will address the creation of the […]

Depression Folk: Grassroots Music and Left-Wing Politics in 1930s America [NEW TIMES!]

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: [PLEASE NOTE NEW TIMES] 5:30 5 p.m. Book talk by Ronald D. Cohen 6:30 6 p.m. Concert by The Down Hill Strugglers Ronald D. Cohen, emeritus professor of history at Indiana University Northwest, will examine the complex cultural history of folk music in America, detailing the musicians, government agencies, and record companies that had a lasting impact during the […]

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

Full-Time MBA Application Deadline (Round 4)

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Location: UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Contact: UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Description: The Round 4 application deadline for UNC’s full-time MBA program is Friday, March 10, 2017. This is the final 2016-17 application deadline for the full-time MBA program. Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm ET on the application date. Learn about UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School’s world-class MBA program. View 2016-17 application deadlines and admissions info. Apply online. […]

Keeping the Ground Watered: Nourishing Community Engagement throughout the Research Continuum

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Location: Brinkhous-Bullitt Building

Cost: Free

Contact: Kim Allen

Description: The Skills and Practices in Engaged Scholarship Consortium presents a workshop, Keeping the Ground Watered: Nourishing Community Engagement throughout the Research Continuum. The workshop is  10 – 11:30 a.m. March 10 at the NC TraCS Institute in Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, room 219. This workshop will highlight community-engaged projects and share approaches on maintaining connections throughout all […]

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 […]

Spring Flora

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Milo Pyne, Plant Ecologist Fridays March 10, 17; April 7, 21; 1-4:30 p.m. · $130 ($117 Members) Learn to recognize plants and gain experience using identification keys in a natural setting through field trips and exercises. Field sessions may involve moderate off-trail hiking.

Ackland Museum Store – Opening Reception: “Eyes Wide Open: Photographs by Elizabeth Galecke”

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Location: Ackland Museum Store

Cost: Free

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Eyes Wide Open: Photographs by Elizabeth Galecke Opening Reception Friday, 10 March 2017, 6-8 PM Ackland Museum Store during the 2nd Friday ArtWalk The Tiny Gallery at the Ackland Museum Store is proud to present Eyes Wide Open: Photographs by Elizabeth Galecke. Eyes Wide Open is a series of photographs which are taken by Elizabeth on […]

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

Climate Change: Then & Now – A Dialogues Seminar

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Location: Chapel Hill Campus

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-registration Required March 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm In Collaboration with the North Carolina Botanical Garden Changes in the global climate may be the most pressing issue of our time, but other climate changes have also affected people in past eras.  This Dialogue will begin with a discussion of the climate crisis of […]

*RESCHEDULED* Drawing in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: The 11 March session of Drawing in the Galleries has been RESCHEDULED due to unexpected gallery closures. Learn more here. Drawing in the Galleries will now take place on 25 March 2017!

*RESCHEDULED* Drawing for Tweens

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: The 11 March 2017 session of Drawing for Tweens has been RESCHEDULED due to an unexpected gallery closure. Learn more here. This class will now take place on 25 March 2017! To register for the 25 March session and future sessions, please visit: http://ackland.org/events-programs/childrens-programs/drawing-for-tweens/.  

Nature Illustration for Kids: The Amphibians Emerge!

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: BOB PALMATIER, ARTIST/NATURALIST SATURDAYS MARCH 4, 11, 18, APRIL 1 (NO CLASS 3/25); 1:30–4:30 P.M. · $140 ($125 MEMBERS) Ages 8-12. Meet Pickerel Frogs, Tree Frogs, Spotted and Marbled Salamanders and learn how they live and survive while you draw and paint them. Visit the Garden’s ponds to listen for their calls and search for […]

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: This session of Yoga in the Galleries has been CANCELED due to an unexpected gallery closure. Learn more here. To register for future Yoga sessions, please visit: http://ackland.org/events-programs/adult-programs/yoga-in-the-galleries/

*CANCELED* Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: This session of Tai Chi in the Galleries has been CANCELED due to an unexpected gallery closure. Learn more here. To register for future Tai Chi sessions, please visit: https://ackland.org/events-programs/adult-programs/tai-chi/

The Graduate Students’ and Postdocs’ Guide to the Non-Academic Job Market- with Anne Krook

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Location: Graduate Student Center

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Learn how the PhD is viewed on the non-academic job market, how to prepare for entering that market while still in grad school, and how to actually enter it when and if you decide to do that. Activities will involve identifying and aggregating your skills in preparation for writing a resume.  The workshop is designed […]

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 […]

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

Bluets: Preschoolers Exploring Nature

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: WEDNESDAYS, MARCH 15 – APRIL 26 (6 sessions; NO CLASS 3/29); 1:30–3:30 P.M. · $105 ($95 MEMBERS) Ages 4-5. Preschoolers will “dig in” to the vegetable garden, dip in the pond for tadpoles, observe birds up-close and more through hands-on activities, outdoor exploration, stories, crafts and group play. Healthy snack provided. NOTE: This is a […]

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

Daytime Enrichment Course: Introduction to Zentangle

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 15

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Course: Introduction to Zentangle THURSDAY MARCH 16, 9:30 AM–NOON INSTRUCTOR: CATHY DILLS-BOYTOS The Zentangle art method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It increases focus and creativity and provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of personal well-being. The Zentangle method is […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Open a New Window!

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 15

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Course: Open a New Window! THURSDAYS MARCH 16 & 30, 10 AM–11:30 AM INSTRUCTOR: VICKI FIELD If you find yourself feeling a bit stuffy, stalled, or stuck in winter doldrums, this course is for you!  Gain inspiration, tools, and encouragement to refresh your thinking and rejuvenate your spirit. You’ll have the opportunity to […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Grandparents of Special Needs Children

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 20

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Course: Grandparents of Special Needs Children THURSDAY MARCH 16 & 30, APRIL 20, 10 AM–11:30 AM INSTRUCTOR: DON STEDMAN If you are a grandparent of a special needs grandchild, then this series may be just what you are looking for. Learn about the several major developmental disabilities and the many categories of exceptional […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Shakespeare and War

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 20

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Course: Shakespeare and War THURSDAYS MARCH 16 & 30, April 6 & 20, 10 AM–NOON INSTRUCTOR: CHRISTOPHER ARMITAGE Join us for an interactive and fascinating series that examines war through Shakespeare’s lens, led by distinguished UNC professor Christopher Armitage. The sessions will include a mixture of lecture and discussion and will aim at […]

Plant Communities of North Carolina

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Alan Weakley, Director, UNC Herbarium Thursdays March 9, 16, 1-5 p.m.; March 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (all day field trip) · $130 ($117 Members) This course introduces students to North Carolina’s rich diversity of plant communities. Explore the causes and history of the variations between subtropical maritime forests, salt marshes, longleaf pine savannas and sandhills, […]

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

Spring Flora

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Milo Pyne, Plant Ecologist Fridays March 10, 17; April 7, 21; 1-4:30 p.m. · $130 ($117 Members) Learn to recognize plants and gain experience using identification keys in a natural setting through field trips and exercises. Field sessions may involve moderate off-trail hiking.

“Paintings & Prints” – Artist Talk ft. Lisbeth Firmin

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: Free

Contact: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Description: “Paintings & Prints” – Art by Lisbeth Firmin Artist Talk Friday, March 17, 6:30 pm Artist Talk: 7 pm Admission is free   Join artist Lisbeth Firmin as she shares her inspiration behind her urban artwork which explores the relationship between people and their urban environment. Walk through the exhibit at your own leisure and hear Lisbeth’s take on her work. The exhibit features a variety of prints […]

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

Egypt: Then & Now – A Dialogues Seminar

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Location: Chapel Hill Campus

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-registration Required In collaboration with the African Studies Center and Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations March 18th, 2017 Archaeologist Jennifer Gates-Foster will discuss how life in Egypt changed during the era of Greek and Roman rule (4th century BC-7th century AD). She will discuss changes in the administration and […]

DIY Backyard Natural Watergarden Workshop

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Rachel Kulberg, FARMER AND Consultant Saturday, March 18; 9:30-11:30 a.m. · $24 (Members $22) Learn how to create a small backyard waterscape using a plant-based bio-filter system. Instruction covers waterscape design, construction and maintenance.

Bryophytes

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Arielle Garrett, Bryologist Saturdays March 18, 25; April 1, 8; 1-4 p.m. · $130 ($117 Members) Learn the basic biology and morphological characteristics of the diverse and beautiful bryophytes, including mosses, liverworts and hornworts, and use keys and field guides to identify specimens collected locally.

The Uber Tuber: Growing Potatoes!

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: SATURDAY, MARCH 18; 1–2:15 P.M. · $10 ($8 MEMBERS) NO FEE FOR ACCOMPANYING ADULT Ages 5 & up with accompanying adult. What’s peeled, has eyes and is made into fries? A potato! Learn about this uber tuber and the wacky way it grows, get your hands dirty planting spuds in the garden and take home […]

Nature Illustration for Kids: The Amphibians Emerge!

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: BOB PALMATIER, ARTIST/NATURALIST SATURDAYS MARCH 4, 11, 18, APRIL 1 (NO CLASS 3/25); 1:30–4:30 P.M. · $140 ($125 MEMBERS) Ages 8-12. Meet Pickerel Frogs, Tree Frogs, Spotted and Marbled Salamanders and learn how they live and survive while you draw and paint them. Visit the Garden’s ponds to listen for their calls and search for […]

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

PlayMakers: TWELFTH NIGHT

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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.

*RESCHEDULED* Music in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: The Music in the Galleries concert on Sunday, 19 March 2017, has been RESCHEDULED due to an unexpected gallery closure.  Please join us 2 April 2017 for Music in the Galleries with Mary D. Williams!  

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 […]

ODS General Awards Information Session

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Location: Graham Memorial 039

Description: Interested in applying for competitive fellowship and scholarship opportunities for graduate school, research, internships and/or international study? Join us to learn more about a variety of programs. Get valuable advice on the application process from 2017 Luce Scholar Martha Isaacs. RSVP here. Monday, March 20 12:00PM – 1:00PM Graham Memorial 039

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 […]

Consuming Temples: German Jews and Consumer Culture on Both Sides of the Atlantic

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Location: Toy Lounge, Dey Hall

Contact: Carolina Center for Jewish Studies

Description: PAUL LERNER (University of Southern California) will discuss the intertwined histories of German Jews and consumer culture, focusing on department stores in pre-Nazi Germany and advertising, malls, and amusement parks in post-war America, showing how Jewish immigrants from Germany and Austria shaped American consumer culture in the 20th century. Concentrating on several key figures, this […]

Crisis in the Middle East: How Refugees and Families Cope and Look to the Future

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: ANERA President Bill Corcoran discusses the challenges and needs of Syrian refugees and poor Palestinian families in Gaza. From lack of clean water to out-of-school youth, several issues afflict these communities and can continue to do so for generations to come. As an expert in refugee aid and development in the Middle East, Bill Corcoran 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 […]

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 […]

Edibles on Paper: Mushrooms

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Kathy Schermer-Gramm, Artist Tuesday, March 21; 1-4:30 p.m. · $55 ($50 Members) With mushrooms as a subject, instruction includes drawing for accuracy, painting wet into wet with saturated color and dry brushing to bring out the details. Some watercolor knowledge is helpful.

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 Campus Community Garden Composting Workshop

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Muriel Williman, Waste Mgmt. Educator Tuesday, March 21; 3-4:30 p.m. · free, preregistration required Learn how to put your food scraps to good use: what to compost, what not to compost and why.

First Gen is Not My Only Identity: Framing First Generation Student Experiences

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Location: Sonja Haynes Stone Center Auditorium

Contact: Diversity and Student Success, The Graduate School

Description: Diversity & Student Success Spring 2017 Speaker – Dr. Sonja Ardoin First Gen is Not My Only Identity: Framing First Generation Student Experiences First generation student status is receiving more attention in higher education. Institutions are creating programs, centers, and services to aid first generation students in their navigation of the many systems within the […]

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 […]

Freedom of the Press and the Trump Administration, hosted by UNC Center for Media Law and Policy

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Location: Van Hecke-Wettach Hall

Contact: UNC School of Law

Description: On March 21, the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy is excited to host George Freeman, executive director of the Media Law Resource Center and former assistant general counsel of the New York Times Co.  Mr. Freeman will discuss the challenges to press freedom that are likely to arise (and have already arisen) under 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 […]

CHER March Work in Progress Meeting

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Location: MacNider Hall

Contact: Center for Health Equity Research

Description: Please save the date to join the Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) March Work In Progress meeting with Tiffany L. Young, PhD on the topic of: Productive Aging – An Opportunity for Impacting Communities and the Health of Older Adults. About Tiffany Young, PhD Dr. Young completed her doctorate at the University of South Florida […]

Ephemerals

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Linda Koffenberger, Artist Wednesday, March 22; 1-4:30 p.m. · $41 ($37 Members) Learn about native plants that flower in early spring and receive detailed instructions and demonstrations to complete a small drawing of an ephemeral plant species native to North Carolina. 

CANCELED: Coastal Resilience Center Speakers Series: LaToya Cantrell – “Disaster Recovery in the Broadmoor, New Orleans Neighborhood following Hurricane Katrina”

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Location: New East

Contact: Coastal Resilience Center

Description: LaToya Cantrell, Councilmember, City of New Orleans – “Disaster Recovery in the Broadmoor, New Orleans Neighborhood following Hurricane Katrina” LaToya Cantrell, Councilmember for District B in New Orleans, will discuss her work to save the Broadmoor neighborhood, which was proposed to be converted to open space following Hurricane Katrina. This grassroots community effort required locating […]

Bluets: Preschoolers Exploring Nature

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: WEDNESDAYS, MARCH 15 – APRIL 26 (6 sessions; NO CLASS 3/29); 1:30–3:30 P.M. · $105 ($95 MEMBERS) Ages 4-5. Preschoolers will “dig in” to the vegetable garden, dip in the pond for tadpoles, observe birds up-close and more through hands-on activities, outdoor exploration, stories, crafts and group play. Healthy snack provided. NOTE: This is a […]

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.

Applying to Grad School: Math & Science

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Ask the people who do graduate admissions questions about what they look for and what stands out in grad school applications.  For more information, please visit http://pregrad.unc.edu.

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 […]

Applying to Grad School: Public Health

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Ask the people who do graduate admissions questions about what they look for and what stands out in grad school applications.  For more information, please visit http://pregrad.unc.edu.

Rare Book Collection Recent Acquisitions Evening

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: A not-under-glass display of additions to the University Library’s Rare Book Collection from the past two years, including the Library’s eight-millionth volume, presented by the Hanes Family Foundation. Read more!

Master of Accounting Info Session

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Location: Student Union, Frank Porter Graham

Contact: UNC Kenan-Flagler Master of Accounting Program

Description: You may already be an accountant (and that’s a good thing!). You might be surprised to learn how well your undergraduate major will prepare you for a career as an Accountant. In fact, many employers will seek you out because of it. Major corporations and accounting firms, which hire 98% of UNC Kenan-Flagler’s Master of […]

Guest Lecture by Lynne Cooke, Senior Curator, National Gallery of Art

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Guest Lecture Wed, 22 March 2017, 5:30 PM “Commensurables and Incommensurables” Lynne Cooke, Senior Curator, National Gallery of Art Renowned art scholar Lynne Cooke is Senior Curator, Special Projects in Modern Art, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington. She is currently organizing an exhibition about the relationship between mainstream and self-taught artists in 20th […]

Humanities Happy Hour: American Anxiety & Islamic Terrorism

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Location: Top of the Hill – Back Bar

Cost: Free

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Join Professor of Sociology, Charles Kurzman at Top of the Hill’s Back Bar from 6:00-7:00 p.m. on January 18 for Humanities Happy Hour. During this free casual event, Dr. Kurzman will discuss why American fears of Islamic terrorism are often exaggerated. Come raise a glass with one of Carolina’s finest faculty. Free snacks and a little bit of knowledge!

Tales and Tunes of the Scottish Highlands

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Location: Graham Memorial

Cost: Free

Contact: Michael Newton

Description: An evening of traditional stories and bagpipe tunes from the Scottish Highlands and the North American Gaelic diaspora: tales of landscape goddesses, sea maidens, shapeshifting, tragic love, heroic struggle and unexpected encounters. Michael Newton (Ph.D. Celtic Studies, Edinburgh University) is an authority on Scottish Gaelic history, tradition and literature. Bill Caudill (M.A. Folklore, UNC) is […]

LGBTQ Study Abroad Panel

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Location: Anne Queen Lounge, Campus Y

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC-CH LGBTQ Center

Description: Are you a member of the LGBTQIA+ community who is thinking about going abroad? Are you concerned about navigating queer and trans spaces in another country? This event will give you the chance to listen to a panel of and speak one-on-one with LGBTQIA+ students who have already been abroad and are open to speaking […]

ACRED Spring 17 Meeting

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: University Development

Description: The Alumni Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity is dedicated to serving Carolina’s multi-cultural communities by engaging diverse alumni in the life of the university, and forging deeper and lasting relationships between Carolina and its minority constituents. Four sub-committees—the African American, Asian, Latina/o and American Indian—join together to generate new leadership roles and funding opportunities […]

Research Ethics Grand Rounds

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Location: Brinkhous-Bullitt Building

Contact: Center for Bioethics

Description: Reflecting on “Experimenting with Humans and Animals” Research Ethics Grand Rounds Download the flyer Looking at human and animal experimentation together revealed intersections and differences that were not immediately evident. This talk will look at some of the changes in policy, science, and public perceptions since Experimenting with Humans and Animals appeared at the beginning of this century, and how the […]

IAAR Faculty Fellows Lecture Series – Dr. Cherie Ndaliko’s “The Alchemist of Congo: (Im)migration, Race, & Identity in the African Diaspora”

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Location: Sonja Haynes Stone Center

Contact: Institute of African American Research

Description: Institute of African American Research Faculty Fellows Lecture THE ALCHEMIST OF CONGO: (IM)MIGRATION, RACE, & IDENTITY IN THE AFRICAN DIASPORA given by Cherie Rivers Ndaliko Assistant Professor, Department of Music IAAR Faculty Fellow 2016-17 One of two IAAR Faculty Fellows, Cherie Ndaliko will present from her book project that explores musical mediations of race and […]

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 […]

Brainstorming Your Health Professions Personal Statement

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: It is impossible to overstate the importance of the personal statement on your application to a health professions school. Begin to “attack the blank page” all while hearing what traits make up a strong personal statement…and what tropes to avoid.

Applying to Grad School: Psychology

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Location: Hanes Hall, 242

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Ask the people who do graduate admissions questions about what they look for and what stands out in grad school applications.  For more information, please visit http://pregrad.unc.edu.  

Music on the Porch: Eric Przedpelski & Friends

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: The premiere Spring show of our Music on the Porch series will be a tribute to the soul of the late, great David “Fathead” Newman. While some may not recognize his name, most recognize his sound, made famous by numerous Ray Charles hits from the 1950s and 60s. Connecting in their early twenties, Newman and […]

Martha Graham Dance Company

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Hailed for its commitment to the leading edge of modern dance, the Martha Graham Dance Company performs adventurous new works created by some of today’s top dance-makers side by side with the most profound and influential choreography by Martha Graham. Often compared with Pablo Picasso, Igor Stravinsky and Coco Chanel, this revolutionary artist is an icon of 20th-century modernism. The […]

ACRED Spring 17 Meeting

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: University Development

Description: The Alumni Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity is dedicated to serving Carolina’s multi-cultural communities by engaging diverse alumni in the life of the university, and forging deeper and lasting relationships between Carolina and its minority constituents. Four sub-committees—the African American, Asian, Latina/o and American Indian—join together to generate new leadership roles and funding opportunities […]

ACRED Spring Meeting

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Contact: University Development

Description: The Alumni Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity is dedicated to serving Carolina’s multi-cultural communities by engaging diverse alumni in the life of the university, and forging deeper and lasting relationships between Carolina and its minority constituents. Four sub-committees—the African American, Asian, Latina/o and American Indian—join together to generate new leadership roles and funding opportunities […]

Re-envisioning the Humanities PhD Conference

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Location: Hyde Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Description: This one-day conference focuses on all the possibilities with a humanities PhD outside of academia. The conference brings UNC-Chapel Hill graduate alumni in the humanities back to campus to share their experiences of applying skills gained in their graduate training to non-academic careers. Current humanities graduate student and faculty attendees will gain awareness of career pathways […]

Little Sprouts: I Spy Spring

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: FRIDAY, MARCH 24; 10-11:15 A.M $10 ($8 MEMBERS) NO FEE FOR ACCOMPANYING ADULT Ages 3-5 with an accompanying adult. Share a morning of nature discovery with your little one! Explore the plants, animals and seasonal changes in the Garden with hands-on activities, nature hikes, crafts and stories.

March UNC CTSA Conversations: “The Accelerated Clinical Trial Agreement” (ACTA)

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Location: Online

Cost: Free

Contact: NC TraCS Institute

Description: CTSA Conversations Topics to discuss: “The Accelerated Clinical Trial Agreement” (ACTA). UNC-Chapel Hill will be implementing a program to offer sponsors the option of utilizing the ACTA template to bypass the typical contract negotiation process. Program highlights include expedited review and execution (within two business days of budget completion) if sponsors agree to participate in […]

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Naturalization Ceremony

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Ingrid Smith

Description: On March 24, 2017, UNC Global, in conjunction with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), will host a naturalization ceremony recognizing nearly 60 of North Carolina’s new candidates for U.S. citizenship. The ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m. in the Nelson Mandela auditorium at the FedEx Global Education Center on the campus of the University […]

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 […]

Spring Flora

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Milo Pyne, Plant Ecologist Fridays March 10, 17; April 7, 21; 1-4:30 p.m. · $130 ($117 Members) Learn to recognize plants and gain experience using identification keys in a natural setting through field trips and exercises. Field sessions may involve moderate off-trail hiking.

Native Leaders Symposium: Identity and Health Through Food

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Location: Graham Memorial

Contact: First Nations Graduate Circle

Description: Identity and Health Through Food The Fifth Annual Native Leaders Symposium Friday, March 24th, 2017, Johnston Center in Graham Memorial Hall Learn how Native American nations use food and foodways to build community and improve health outcomes. Steve Corbett “Nutrition Transition and Health Among Native Americans” 2:00-3:00 pm Dr. Steve Corbett is a Senior Analyst […]

Priceless Gem Tour Series – Architectural Tour of Campus

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

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. […]

Applying to Grad School: Public Service

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Ask the people who do graduate admissions questions about what they look for and what stands out in grad school applications.  For more information, please visit http://pregrad.unc.edu.  

“Carolina Two-Step: from Ayrshire to Appalachia via Antrim County” with CL Dallat and Anne-Marie Fyfe

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: Poet and musician Cahal Dallat (mandolin, button accordion and traditional flute, www.cahaldallat.com), and poet Anne-Marie Fyfe (www.annemariefyfe.com), both from the Glens of Antrim, will tell the story, in words, music, and images, of how Scots and Ulster Scots music and poetry not only weathered the rigors of a two-step migration but went on to influence […]

Dunbar-Stone Lecture: Infra-Politics in Rwanda: Rural Activism Before and After the Genocide

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Location: Caldwell Hall

Contact: Department of African, African American, & Diaspora Studies

Description: During the past two decades, the post-genocide government in Rwanda has introduced a series of policies designed to create a “new Rwanda.” A number of these policies focus on rural areas of the country, where the majority of Rwandans live and where food and cash crop production by smallholders is important for both the local […]

Martha Graham Dance Company

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Hailed for its commitment to the leading edge of modern dance, the Martha Graham Dance Company performs adventurous new works created by some of today’s top dance-makers side by side with the most profound and influential choreography by Martha Graham. Often compared with Pablo Picasso, Igor Stravinsky and Coco Chanel, this revolutionary artist is an icon of 20th-century modernism. The […]

Drawing in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Amanda Hughes leads participants in a creative exploration of a particular object in the Ackland’s collection. For all sessions, bring paper and dry media (crayon, pencils, etc.). All levels are welcome. Free and open to the public. No reservation necessary.  

Drawing for Tweens

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: 25 March 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 of […]

Bryophytes

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Arielle Garrett, Bryologist Saturdays March 18, 25; April 1, 8; 1-4 p.m. · $130 ($117 Members) Learn the basic biology and morphological characteristics of the diverse and beautiful bryophytes, including mosses, liverworts and hornworts, and use keys and field guides to identify specimens collected locally.

Nature Illustration for Kids: The Amphibians Emerge!

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: BOB PALMATIER, ARTIST/NATURALIST SATURDAYS MARCH 4, 11, 18, APRIL 1 (NO CLASS 3/25); 1:30–4:30 P.M. · $140 ($125 MEMBERS) Ages 8-12. Meet Pickerel Frogs, Tree Frogs, Spotted and Marbled Salamanders and learn how they live and survive while you draw and paint them. Visit the Garden’s ponds to listen for their calls and search for […]

Art à la Carte: Figure Painting with a Live (Nude!) Model

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 10

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Saturday, 25 March 2017: Figure Painting with a Live (Nude!) Model 4:00 – 7:00 PM Register here! About ART A LA CARTE Bring a friend and spend an afternoon getting creative in these relaxed, hands-on art classes designed exclusively for Carolina students. Each Art à la Carte session begins at the Ackland Art Museum, where you’ll explore some of the […]

Springtime on Nature Trail Hill

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Carol Ann McCormick, curator, unc herbarium Sunday, March 26; 2-4 p.m. · $5 per family (Free for Members) Find signs of spring in a Piedmont hardwood forest, including our earliest spring wildflowers like spring beauties, wild ginger and trout lily. Easy pace; some steps and uphill walking. Children welcome; please leave pets at home.

Celebrate the UNC Library’s Persian Collection

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Location: Student Union, Frank Porter Graham

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: View recent additions to the UNC Library’s Persian collection at the time of the Persian New Year, Nowruz. Free and open to the public. [Time has been changed to 4:30-5:30pm. Location has been changed to Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Art Gallery.] (Continue the celebration with the UNC Persian Cultural Society. Ticket information.)

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 […]

Rhodes Scholars Information Session

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Location: Graham Memorial 039

Description: The Rhodes is one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. Every year, 32 Americans from any discipline are among the 80+ Scholars-elect from across the world selected to study at Oxford University for two years. Scholars can pursue a course of study of their own choosing while working toward a master’s degree or […]

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 […]

Preview Jean Kilbourne’s Film Killing Us Softly 4 Advertising’s Image of Women

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Location: Carroll Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Injury Prevention Research Center

Description: In preparation for her upcoming keynote at the Gender-Based Violence Symposium, join us for a free screening of Dr. Jean Kilbourne’s film Killing Us Softly 4: Advertising’s Image of Women. Named by the New York Times Magazine as one of the three most popular speakers on college campuses, Dr. Jean Kilbourne has been researching how […]

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 […]

Tell About the South: Darius Scott & Rachel Cotterman on “Back Ways” and “Good Roads”

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Back Ways and “Good Roads” Southern Oral History Program field scholars Darius Scott and Rachel Cotterman explore recent findings from Back Ways, an SOHP project that examines the relationship between infrastructure development and experiences of racial segregation in the rural American South. Their talk will focus on the activities of the North Carolina “Good Roads Movement,” […]

Health Schools Info Fair

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Location: Great Hall, Student Union

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Interested in becoming a physician, dentist, physical therapist, physician assistant, optometrist, or other health care professional? Meet with representatives from healthcare graduate programs from across the U.S. at this event. View participating Graduate Schools/programs at http://bit.ly/HealthSch17. (link goes live in January) #ucsinfofair  

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 […]

Polanyi lecture: “Rethinking the Darwinian Revolution”

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: College of Arts and Sciences

Description: By the time of his death Charles Darwin was one of the most celebrated –and one of the most notorious—scientists in the world. And yet history tells us that Darwin was neither the first nor the only one to think of evolution. How did Darwin come to such prominence and what were the political, social, and scientific commitments involved in generating the concept of a ‘Darwinian revolution’?

Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Becky Brown

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Location: Hanes Art Center Auditorium

Contact: Sabine Gruffat

Description: Becky Brown was born in New York City and is the 2016-17 Visiting Resident Artist at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She works between painting, drawing, sculpture and installation using found images, objects and texts. Lately, she has been exploring different relationships between pairs of words in the English language: opposition, synonymy, formal resemblance and hybrid links.

conGRADulations Fair for Graduating Students

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Location: Great Hall, Student Union

Contact: University Career Services

Description: GET YOUR GRAD ON! • Cap and gowns • Diploma frames • Graduation gifts • Class of 2017 rings • Graduation announcements While you’re here: Take selfies with Rameses or get your professional Cap & Gown portrait. Enjoy refreshments! Representatives from: University Career Services, UNC Graduate School, Information Technology Services, Student Accounts, Registrar, Accessibility Resources […]

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: ““The Painter and the Female Muse”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Art for Lunch 29 March 2017, 12:20 PM “The Painter and the Female Muse: Central European Drawings in Context, Circa 1900” Richard Langston (Zachary Smith Distinguished Term Associate Professor of German, Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures) REGISTER HERE: https://ackland.org/events-programs/adult-programs/art-for-lunch/29mar2017/ About ART FOR LUNCH: On selected weekdays, the Ackland invites members of the […]

Coastal Resilience Center Speakers Series: Dr. Michael Rumsewicz – “International Research Linking Knowledge to Action”

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Location: New East

Contact: Coastal Resilience Center

Description: Dr. Michael Rumsewicz, Research Director, Natural Hazards and Bushfire CRC – “International Research Linking Knowledge to Action” Dr. Michael Rumsewicz will discuss his role as the Research Director of the Natural Hazards and Bushfire Research Centre in Australia to include their emphasis on applied work. He will also discuss linkage of their Centre and greater Australia with […]

Bluets: Preschoolers Exploring Nature

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: WEDNESDAYS, MARCH 15 – APRIL 26 (6 sessions; NO CLASS 3/29); 1:30–3:30 P.M. · $105 ($95 MEMBERS) Ages 4-5. Preschoolers will “dig in” to the vegetable garden, dip in the pond for tadpoles, observe birds up-close and more through hands-on activities, outdoor exploration, stories, crafts and group play. Healthy snack provided. NOTE: This is a […]

Case Interviewing for Graduate Students

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Location: Great Hall, Student Union

Contact: University Career Services

Description: In recent years, consulting firms have begun to hire more and more advanced professional degree (or APD) candidates. Because of this, many PhD candidates in a variety of fields are becoming interested in this field. This seminar will dive deep into the concept of case interviews, an integral part of any consulting job interview. A […]

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 […]

ODS and Honors Career Services CV/Personal Statement Workshop

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Location: Graham Memorial 039

Description: CVs and personal statements are an important part of your fellowship/scholarship application! Join ODS and Honors Carolina Advising & Career Guides as we cover important resume basics and offer strategies to help effectively present your skills and experiences. This is a round-table event, bring your materials for hands-on feedback! RSVP here. Wednesday, March 29th 4:00PM […]

Buddhist-Muslim Conflicts in Burma/Myanmar

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: March 29 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Peter A. Coclanis, Albert Ray Newsome Distinguished Professor of History; Director, Global Research Institute Myanmar, the former Burma, is the site of ethnic violence targeting the Muslim Rohingya people, who are regarded by some in the Buddhist majority as culturally incompatible immigrants. In response, numerous Rohingya are seeking […]

Student Action with Farmworkers Program

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Location: Davis Library

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF) has been working with young activists to improve the lives of farmworkers and their families for 25 years. The majority of activists come from the farmworker families. This opening reception for the SAF’s “More Than One Story | Más que una historia” exhibition provides a chance to hear their stories in […]

PlayMakers: MY FAIR LADY/Vision Series

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: MY FAIR LADY – THE MOST ‘LUVERLY’ MUSICAL OF THEM ALL! Be transported by glorious music and cheer Eliza on as she grabs her chance for reinvention, breaking barriers and changing the lives of Henry Higgins and everyone she meets along the way. “probably the greatest musical of all time” – Daily Telegraph. Onstage April […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Open a New Window!

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 15

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Course: Open a New Window! THURSDAYS MARCH 16 & 30, 10 AM–11:30 AM INSTRUCTOR: VICKI FIELD If you find yourself feeling a bit stuffy, stalled, or stuck in winter doldrums, this course is for you!  Gain inspiration, tools, and encouragement to refresh your thinking and rejuvenate your spirit. You’ll have the opportunity to […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Shakespeare and War

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 20

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Course: Shakespeare and War THURSDAYS MARCH 16 & 30, April 6 & 20, 10 AM–NOON INSTRUCTOR: CHRISTOPHER ARMITAGE Join us for an interactive and fascinating series that examines war through Shakespeare’s lens, led by distinguished UNC professor Christopher Armitage. The sessions will include a mixture of lecture and discussion and will aim at […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: The Inkling Prophet: C.S. Lewis Book Club Series

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 20

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Course:The Inkling Prophet: C.S. Lewis Book Club Series THURSDAYS MARCH 20, APRIL 13 & 27, 10 AM-11:30 AM INSTRUCTOR: DANIELLE CHRISTMAS The imaginative fictions and compelling apologist writings of Clive Staples Lewis have captivated generations of readers. What is it about this self-described “very ordinary layman of the Church of England” that […]

Judge Reena Raggi: 2017 Murphy Lecture

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Location: Van Hecke-Wettach Hall

Contact: UNC School of Law

Description: Reena Raggi, circuit judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, will deliver the 2017 William P. Murphy Distinguished Lecture at UNC School of Law on Thurs., March 30 at noon in the rotunda. Raggi’s lecture will cover “Free Speech and Offensive Expression on University Campuses.” Free and open to all.

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 […]

IAH Open House and Fellows Market

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Location: Hyde Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Description: Visit the Institute for the Arts and Humanities to learn about the faculty support opportunities we offer: semester leaves, grants, leadership training, and events related to scholarship. Afterward, join us in the University Room to celebrate the recently published books and digital demonstrations of Faculty Fellows and Academic Leadership Program Fellows with a wine reception.

Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection Select Thursdays at 5:30 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.

Create Knowledge at Wikipedia Edit-a-thons: Comics + Diversity

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Location: Manning Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: March and April offer six chances to participate in Wikipedia edit-a-thons on a variety of topics. At each event, participants will make improvements to Wikipedia in a fun, collaborative environment. Librarians, faculty, and library science students will be on hand to offer help with research and with Wikipedia editing. No experience is necessary; just bring […]

Writer’s Discussion Series: Daniel O. Sayers

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Location: Sonja Haynes Stone Center

Cost: Free

Description: A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans, and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp In the 250 years before the Civil War, the Great Dismal Swamp of Virginia and North Carolina was a brutal landscape–2,000 square miles of undeveloped and unforgiving wetlands, peat bogs, impenetrable foliage, and dangerous […]

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 […]

Spring Flora

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Milo Pyne, Plant Ecologist Fridays March 10, 17; April 7, 21; 1-4:30 p.m. · $130 ($117 Members) Learn to recognize plants and gain experience using identification keys in a natural setting through field trips and exercises. Field sessions may involve moderate off-trail hiking.

What Should We Be Worried About?: Information & Media in the Trump Era

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Location: Carroll Hall

Contact: School of Information and Library Science

Description: “What Should We Be Worried About?: Information and Media in the Trump Era,” a half-day conference scheduled for March 31 at UNC-Chapel Hill, will bring together prominent scholars and practitioners to help differentiate what is normal in the context of partisan politics and the historical workings of U.S. democracy from what is unprecedented during our […]

Priceless Gem Tour Series – Literary Tar Heel Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

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. […]

William S. Newman Artists Series: Performing Commemoration: Musical Reenactment and the Politics of Trauma

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Location: Person Hall

Cost: 5 - 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: This concert will open the 2017 Talking Music Series conference centered around the Defiant Requiem and its legacy. Join us for a William S. Newman Artists Series concert featuring Christine Wilkie Bohlman, piano, Philip V. Bohlman, narrator, and UNC music faculty. There will be music by Debussy, Dessau, Kon, Prokofiev, Reger, Stravinsky, and Ullmann. General admission is […]

Sounds of Kolachi

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Like an Indian Ocean blast from the seaport megacity it calls home, the new 10-piece supergroup of vocalists and instrumentalists from Karachi (formerly known as Kolachi) blurs raga and western harmony, counterpoint and South Asian melodic lines, all without losing the groove. In this instantly listenable ensemble, South Asian classical instruments like the sitar and bowed sarangi are on equal […]