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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 […]

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Yoga in the Galleries Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful setting of the Ackland! The hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will provide an opportunity to practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. SEE FOR YOURSELF! […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

Postdoctoral Scholar Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduates – Applications due Sept 15, 2017

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Location: TBD (will be updated once selected)

Contact: The Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR)

Description: The University recognizes that postdoctoral fellows who mentor undergraduates in specific research projects help to promote a vibrant, multifaceted research community at Carolina. Another important role that postdoctoral fellows can play is to provide advice to students who are seeking research experiences, and serve as liaisons to help students identify research opportunities, particularly in professional […]

Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center Spring Conference

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Description: On April 1st, the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center will host Rotarians, faculty, staff, students, and local participants as graduating fellows present their research on a wide range of issues affecting peace around the world. The theme this year is “Bridging Divides”. Registration is free for all students. Lunch is included.  

Trillium: Hidden Treasures of the Southeastern Woodlands

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Stefan Bloodworth, Curator, Blomquist Garden of Native Plants, Duke Gardens Saturday, April 1, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. · $32 ($30 Members) Examine the fascinating natural history and regional diversity of this charismatic group of woodland wildflowers. A classroom lecture will be followed by a walk in the habitat gardens to get a close-up look at the […]

Celebration of Undergraduate Research-April 27, 2017

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Location: Frank Porter Graham Student Union

Contact: The Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR)

Description: The Celebration of Undergraduate Research (CUR) is an annual research symposium for UNC undergrads held in the Frank Porter Graham Student Union. Students present posters and deliver talks in concurrent poster and panel sessions. The Celebration is sponsored by the Office for Undergraduate Research and co-sponsored by The Roosevelt Institute. The goal of the Celebration is to showcase […]

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.