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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]