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Transportation Fair – UNC Children’s Hospital

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Location: UNC Hospital

Description: Come out to learn about all transportation options at UNC! Give input on transit planning, check out the new bike share program, and pick up some free swag! We will be at UNC Children’s Hospital lobby from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and Student Union – Outdoor Plaza from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Bonaparte Family, Part I: From Corsicans to Court

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Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: The Bonaparte family played a powerful role in Napoleon’s life from their obscure Corsican origins to their ascension to thrones throughout Europe. This series of talks will introduce participants to the colorful characters in Napoleon’s family, while placing them in the context of his ambitious but disastrous imperial project. Focus in this session will be […]

Transportation Fair – Student Union Outdoor Plaza

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Location: Frank Porter Graham Student Union

Description: Come out to learn about all transportation options at UNC! Give input on transit planning, check out the new bike share program, and pick up some free swag! We will be at UNC Children’s Hospital lobby from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and Student Union – Outdoor Plaza from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Daytime Enrichment Course: Book Club Series: “How Does it Feel to be a Problem?”

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Location: Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 20

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Daytime Enrichment Course: Book Club Series: How Does it Feel to be a Problem? Being Young and Arab in America THURSDAYS SEPTEMBER 28, OCTOBER 12 & 26, NOVEMBER 9. 1:30-3:30 PM INSTRUCTOR: RITA BALABAN Note: This series is in conjunction with REFUGEE, a free multimedia art exhibit on display at the Friday Center from September 25-November 3, 2017. Learn more about the […]

Graduate Student Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: We offer regular graduate tours to both enrolled students and prospective applicants! Led by a current graduate student, this tour introduces our campus and includes a review of helpful information on housing, dining, recreation, and life at Carolina. Please register here by choosing UNC Visitors’ Center as the sponsor from the drop-down menu to access available tour times. […]

The Making of MAESTRA: Women and the 1961 Cuban Literacy Campaign

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: 5 p.m. Reception Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room 5:30 p.m. Program Pleasants Family Assembly Room Screening of MAESTRA Discussion with film director Catherine Murphy and UNC faculty and students The Cuban Literacy Campaign of 1961 had 250,000 volunteer teachers and resulted in 700,000 people learning to read. The documentary MAESTRA captures this powerful story of […]

Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film Opening Night!

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Location: Sonja Haynes Stone Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: Join us in September, October and November for the Stone Center’s annual Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent film. The festival includes premiere screenings from across the diaspora. All screenings are FREE and OPEN to the public. BODY AND SOUL: AN AMERICAN BRIDGE Dir.: Robert Philipson| 2017| USA| 58 min Out of all the cross-cultural […]

How to be Informed: A Citizen’s Guide to Big Data

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Location: Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: Free

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: A Citizen’s Guide to Big Data THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28. 7-8:30 PM. The contemporary landscape of information is confounding. Citizens today face unprecedented dilemmas concerning the quantity as well as quality of data, from the veracity of news stories to the security of retail transactions. We fear that we are being tracked down to our every […]

Cold Mountain

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: Music by Jennifer Higdon Libretto by Gene Scheer Based on the novel by Charles Frazier Co-Commission and Co-Production by The Santa Fe Opera, Opera Philadelphia, and the Minnesota Opera In collaboration with North Carolina Opera “Rarely has a new work had so many good things going for it.” – The Classical Review Exhausted by Civil War […]