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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 […]

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 […]

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. 

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 […]

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!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

“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 […]

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.  

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.