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Nature Notes Workshop

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Robert Johnson, Artist Ken Moore, NCBG ASST. DIRECTOR, EMERITUS Thursday, September 7; 7-9 p.m.; Friday, September 8; 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Saturday, September 9; 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sunday, September 10; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. · $400 ($375 Members) This intensive four-day workshop provides methods for making visual notes while exploring nature; excursions will enhance “nature notes” with […]

Advanced French Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: 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 foreign language article […]

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Maira Avilas

Description: 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: Watch a video about Yoga […]

Resume Rescue

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Location: 242 Hanes Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Drop-in for a quick review of your resume before the career fairs. Drop-in hours are 1-4pm on both days.  

Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Maira Avilas

Description: 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, easy to learn, and suitable […]

Resume Rescue

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Location: 242 Hanes Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Drop-in for a quick review of your resume before the career fairs. Drop-in hours are 1-4pm on both days.  

Great Books Reading Group: Robert Frost’s Poems

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 25

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: featuring George Lensing, Mann Family Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus “Robert Frost’s Poems grants us an informed celebration of New England’s countryside, an appreciation of common people (especially their grace, candor, and wisdom), an ongoing encounter with life’s predicaments and truths, and a rich self-portrait of the great American poet who ‘had a lover’s quarrel with […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

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 attendance. High school and transfer students may register […]

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 […]

Guest Lecturer Tim Duane: The Limits of Presidential Power in Deconstructing the Administrative State

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Location: Van Hecke-Wettach Hall

Cost: Free

Description: The Center for Climate, Energy, Environment and Economics (CE3) at UNC School of Law hosts Professor Tim Duane, Visiting Professor of Law at University of San Diego School of Law and Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz to explore the scope and limits of executive authority for environmental deregulation.

Can We Find a Cure for Cancer? New Challenges and New Opportunities

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Lisa Carey, Richardson and Marilyn Jacobs Preyer Distinguished Professor in Breast Cancer Research Cancer enters the lives of almost every family in America, but are medical researchers now working in a social and scientific context that impedes or facilitates the search for a cure for this persistent, dangerous disease? We’ll examine this question with a […]

An Insider’s History of the North Carolina State Fair

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: Join the North Carolina Collection as Wesley Wyatt, manager of the North Carolina State Fair, shares memories from his long tenure with the fair and discusses the challenges of running the 11-day event in the 21st century. North Carolina will celebrate the 150th state fair when the midway gates open on October 12, 2017. It […]

Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Peter Williams

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Sabine Gruffat

Description: Peter Williams received his BFA from Minneapolis College of Art and Design and his MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art. He is a professor of art at the University of Delaware. The N-Word: Paintings by Peter Williams (Rotland Press: Detroit, 2016) is a timely monograph of recent and compelling work by Williams, that caustically confronts the recent attacks, killings, and murder of Black people by police across the United States. The book contains an introduction to Williams' work, an in-depth conversation between he and acclaimed playwright, poet, critic and novelist Bill Harris, and an original short story by author Lynn Crawford inspired by Williams' urgent vision.

MPA Open House

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Location: School of Government

Contact: Carolina MPA Program

Description: Join us for an upcoming Master of Public Administration Program Open House. Chat with faculty, staff, alumni, and current students. Meet one-on-one with the admissions staff. Free food and refreshments! Questions? Contact Anne Kilby at 919.962.1181 or akilby@sog.unc.edu. The event is free, but registration is required. Visit mpa.unc.edu/carolina-mpa-fall-open-house

APPLES Day 2017

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Location: Polk Place

Cost: Free

Description: Join the APPLES Service-Learning program and celebrate APPLES Day, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 13 at Polk Place. Snacks will be provided. For details, contact apples@unc.edu. Check out the APPLES Day Snapchat filter!

Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Jenny Marvel

Description: Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection Enjoy a free, 30-minute docent-led tour every Wednesday at 2:00 PM. These tours enable 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.

Tech Fair

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Location: Great Hall, Student Union

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Join us for the fourth annual Tech Fair in the Great Hall! Over 50 tech employers will be in attendance to speak with Technology majors about their job and internship opportunities.  Come prepared with several copies of your resume and informed questions for employers!  This event is open to UNC-Chapel Hill students only.  View participating […]

“Are the U.S. and China Destined for War?” Lambeth Lecture

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Location: Hill Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Public Policy Department

Description: Graham Allison, a noted political scientist and an expert in U.S. national security and defense, will be on campus in September to discuss “Are the U.S. and China Destined for War?” Allison’s topic for the 10th annual Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Lecture in Public Policy also is the subject of his latest book, Destined for War: Can America […]

Variations of a Full Life: A Panel Discussion with Disability Rights Advocates

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Location: Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities

Cost: Free

Contact: Debbie Reinhartsen

Description: Panelists: McCafferty was a long term LEND trainee and has spent several years developing her Coach Approach Method by working directly with Advocacy trainees at the CIDD. She is now on the LEND faculty and speaks nationally on autism, education coaching and leadership. McCafferty is also an accomplished artist and is on the autism spectrum. […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

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 attendance. High school and transfer students may register […]

Fall Job & Internship Expo

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Location: Ram’s Head Recreation Center

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Meet with representatives from organizations that have full time positions and internships available in North Carolina and throughout the U.S. There will be For-Profit, Non-Profit and Government organizations attending.  To view and research the list of the organizations to be represented, visit Bit.ly/2017UNCFallExpo (link goes live in August). Bring multiple copies of your resume. To […]

CV and Cover Letters for Academic Careers

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Location: Graduate Student Center

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Learn how to sell yourself and make a positive first impression through your job application materials. The structure, formatting, and content of CVs and cover letters will be discussed along with samples for analysis. Apply lessons learned from this workshop to your own job application materials. Register: http://tinyurl.com/ydxepg2p

Public Talk: Designer Ignacio Cadena on “Los Trompos”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Join us for a public talk by Mexican designer Ignacio Cadena, co-designer of Los Trompos, the colorful, kinetic, larger-than-life spinning tops that have activated the Ackland’s facade and other locations across the UNC-Chapel Hill campus throughout the spring and summer. Ignacio Cadena’s collaborative designs explore the boundaries between art and science. His work is a result […]

‘Image of Ukraine’ Exhibition Opening Reception

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: Ingrid Smith

Description: The exhibition Image of Ukraine (Образ України): Exploring Ukrainian Culture through Embroidery and Painting is currently on display at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A reception on Thursday, September 14, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., will feature the keynote lecture “Ukrainian Folk Art: Magic and Meaning” by […]

Krasno event: “The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge”

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Location: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room

Description: The Richard M Krasno Distinguished Professorship at UNC-Chapel Hill would like to invite you to a talk, discussion, and Q and A session with Prof. Robbert Dijkgraaf (Director of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ and the Leon Levy Professor of Mathematical Physics) on Thursday, September 14,  2017, 5.30pm in the Pleasants Family Room, Wilson Library. Robbert […]

Art Exhibition Opening Reception and Artist Talk with Artist Mequitta Ahuja

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Location: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: Painter Mequitta Ahuja opens Stone Center Fall 2017 Gallery Season “My work is a form of tribute, analysis and intervention: tribute, out of sincere admiration for the figurative tradition; analysis, by making something vast comprehensible to both myself and to my viewers and intervention, by positioning a woman-of-color as primary picture-maker, in whose hands the […]

Documentary: “I Am Jane Doe”

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Location: Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building

Contact: School of Social Work

Description: Project NO REST hosts a free screening of the documentary “I Am Jane Doe,” which explores the legal battles to stop child sex trafficking on Backpage.com After the documentary (runtime, 99 minutes), a panel discussion will feature representatives from UNC Center for Media Law and Policy, Project FIGHT, UNC Project Dinah, Orange County Rape Crisis […]

Priceless Gem Tour: Black and Blue Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: Priceless Gem Tours are offered each Friday and begin at 3 p.m. from UNC Visitors’ Center.  To reserve your space, please email us at uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu. In case of inclement weather, or for any additional questions, please call UNC Visitors’ Center at 919-962-1630. High school and transfer students should note that these are not admissions tours and will not include information sessions […]

The Future of VR in Education

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Location: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: From the Oculus Rift to 360 videos on YouTube, VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) seem to be everywhere right now. While universities have been experimenting with these methods for years, the democratization of the technology has opened up a variety of opportunities to staff and students alike. Where are we now and where […]

Art Reception: “From Isolation to War”: Native Veteran Story Quilts

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Join us at the Center for the Study of the American South as we launch our Fall 2017 art exhibit, featuring story quilts based on the deployed experiences of Native American military veterans. Inspired by oral history interviews with veterans from each of North Carolina’s eight state- and federally-recognized tribes, these quilts are artifacts of […]

Art Reception: “From Isolation to War”: Native Veteran Story Quilts

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Join us at the Center for the Study of the American South as we launch our Fall 2017 art exhibit, featuring story quilts based on the deployed experiences of Native American military veterans. Inspired by oral history interviews with veterans from each of North Carolina’s eight state- and federally-recognized tribes, these quilts are artifacts of […]