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Styrofoam Recycling Drive

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Location: Branson Basketball Court

Contact: Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling

Description: Directions to the Branson Basketball Court in Odum Village here. For more information, visit go.unc.edu/recycling.

Styrofoam Recycling Drive

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Location: Branson Basketball Court

Contact: Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling

Description: Directions to the Branson Basketball Court in Odum Village here. For more information, visit go.unc.edu/recycling.

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 […]

Solar Eclipse Viewing Event

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Location: Online

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: Join us to view one of the most spectacular phenomenons on the Morehead sundial. The next solar eclipse seen from North Carolina won’t be until 2078 so don’t miss this amazing sight. Bring your family and come enjoy a full afternoon of activities including: Planetarium show about the solar eclipse Solar Eclipse games and crafts Science […]

LGBTQ Center Welcome (Back)

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Location: SASB South

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC-CH LGBTQ Center

Description: LGBTIQA+ and allied undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, faculty, and staff are cordially invited join us for the LGBTQ Center Week of Welcome Event scheduled for Monday, August 21st from 12:00 pm-2:00 pm. Our welcome event will take place in the Upendo Lounge in SASB North. We will have snacks, coloring pages, and a photo […]

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 […]

Transfer Students- Prehealth Information Sessions

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Location: 239a/b Hanes Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Interested in Medical, Dental, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, or Other Health Professions Schools? Come learn more about Prehealth Advising and how to make the transition to UNC more successful. With Resa Brinkley, Prehealth Advising Coordinator. No pre-registration required Prehealth.unc.edu Two dates available for this Information Session:  August 18 & 21st- both will be held from […]

Sunset Serenade

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Location: Polk Place

Contact: General Alumni Association

Description: Let some of Carolina’s best a cappella groups entertain you on the eve of the new school year. Enjoy the sounds of some of Carolina’s best singing groups in the beautiful setting of Polk Place. This event is presented by the Student Alumni Association. This event is a part of GAA’s welcome to Carolina events. View all of […]

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 […]

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 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.

Resume Lab for Transfer Students

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Location: 239a/b Hanes Hall

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Get a head start on building your resume and learning how to utilize all of the resources University Career Services has to offer. Bring a laptop to update your resume and help secure future opportunities. All new and returning transfer students are invited!  

PlayMakers: COUNT – by Lynden Harris

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Location: Kenan Theater, Playmakers Repertory Company

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Step into the stark, fluorescent otherworld of death row. Years of interviews with condemned inmates become the catalyst for a play that explores how the looming reality of execution can help those without hope discover what it means to truly live. Stay after the show every night for a talkback with the actors, creative team, […]

The LinkedIn Experience- UCS Kickoff Day

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Contact: University Career Services

Description: Don’t miss out on THE back-to-school event. Secure your seat for The LinkedIn Experience, August 24 from 9:00am-3:00pm in the Student Union. Representatives from LinkedIn will be on campus to critique your LinkedIn profile, share advice on leveraging LinkedIn to your advantage, take free profile headshots and more. FREE food, t-shirts and exclusive gifts from […]

Communicating Science, Communicating in Science: An Insider’s View

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Location: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: 9:15 a.m. Light refreshments 9:30 a.m. Talk by Marc Lavine, Senior Editor at Science What does it take to publish in Science and other high-impact journals? How can you become a more effective communicator of scientific ideas in many contexts? Marc Lavine has been an editor at Science for 16 years and holds a Ph.D. […]

Food Truck Rodeo: UCS Kickoff Day!

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Location: Hanes Hall Parking Lot , Cameron Avenue

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Come Chat and Chow Down at the UCS Food Truck Rodeo. There will be Food, Fun, and Great Giveaways!  If you’ve got a sweet tooth, we’ve got your covered…. Ben & Jerry’s will be there too!!!

PlayMakers: COUNT – by Lynden Harris

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Location: Kenan Theater, Playmakers Repertory Company

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Step into the stark, fluorescent otherworld of death row. Years of interviews with condemned inmates become the catalyst for a play that explores how the looming reality of execution can help those without hope discover what it means to truly live. Stay after the show every night for a talkback with the actors, creative team, […]

CD Release Party and Concert

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Location: James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: The CD Release Party and Concert will celebrate a new work by Ann Millikan and her Violin Concerto from the Millikan Symphony, with Jennifer Curtis, violin, Susan Klebanow, conductor.

Learning by Doing: a symposium on experiential education

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Location: Hyde Hall, University Room

Cost: Free

Contact: Lynn Blanchard

Description: Learning by Doing is a campus-wide symposium and networking session on experiential education, 1 – 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 25 in Hyde Hall’s University Room. The keynote address, Leadership and Learning: Critical Lessons from Kurt Hahn and the Future of Experiential Education will be presented by Thomas James, provost and dean of Teachers College, Columbia University, and former […]

PlayMakers: COUNT – by Lynden Harris

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Location: Kenan Theater, Playmakers Repertory Company

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Step into the stark, fluorescent otherworld of death row. Years of interviews with condemned inmates become the catalyst for a play that explores how the looming reality of execution can help those without hope discover what it means to truly live. Stay after the show every night for a talkback with the actors, creative team, […]

Discover Your Universe

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Location: Online

Contact: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Description: Calling all The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill undergrads! Relax under the stars in Morehead’s historic planetarium and take a guided tour of the night sky during these free special programs. After learning to identify the planets, stars and constellations visible in the North Carolina sky, you’ll embark on a fly-through of our universe. After […]

Veni, Vidi, Vici! Latin for Botanists

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Alan Weakley, Director, UNC Herbarium Saturday, August 26; 10 a.m.-12 p.m. · $24 ($22 Members) Get to know the origins and meanings of the Latin names of plants. Explore scientific names that are mischievious, historic, honorific, wrong, descriptive and just plain fun! No verbs will be conjugated.

PlayMakers: COUNT – by Lynden Harris

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Location: Kenan Theater, Playmakers Repertory Company

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: Step into the stark, fluorescent otherworld of death row. Years of interviews with condemned inmates become the catalyst for a play that explores how the looming reality of execution can help those without hope discover what it means to truly live. Stay after the show every night for a talkback with the actors, creative team, […]