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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 […]

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

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.

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. […]

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 […]

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 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 […]