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Global Hangout

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Location: Atrium, Fed Ex Global Education Center

Contact: The Writing Center

Description: Meet new friends from North Carolina and around the world in this highly interactive, fun-filled fest! This event includes international music, free appetizers, activities, and prizes. The prizes include two tickets to see a global performance with Carolina Performing Arts.

European “Isms” and Modern Cultural Identities Part III

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Cost: 55

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: A special event with Lloyd S. Kramer, Professor of History and Director, Carolina Public Humanities Modern people live in complex social systems that limit individual autonomy and also provoke aspirations for individual identities and freedom. European cultural theories or “isms” have therefore analyzed the ways in which social structures shape human identities. Are individuals really […]

UNC Board of Visitor’s Panel for Students

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Contact: University Career Services

Description: Speaker/Panel Members of the UNC Board of Visitors will serve as panelists discussing the workforce and their own careers. Come hear from these great, giving professionals from Boston Consulting Group, The State of North Carolina Courts, Duke University Health System, Wells Fargo, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC, Q Street Capital, and Partner, Ropes […]

Music on the Porch: Kamara Thomas, Cosmic Americana

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description:     Join us for the first show of our Fall 2017 concert series! Music on the Porch is sponsored by the Center for the Study of the American South, and all are welcome. Born in Chicago to a hippie-turned-born-again mother who only permitted her to listen to country/western music, Kamara Thomas is a singer, […]

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 […]

Resume Rescue

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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.  

Resume Rescue

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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 […]

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!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Great Books Reading Group: Death in Venice

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 25

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: featuring Lloyd Kramer, Professor of History and Director, Carolina Public Humanities Gustav von Aschenbach, a successful but lonely author, travels to the Queen of the Adriatic in search of an elusive spiritual fulfillment that turns into his erotic doom. In this new, widely acclaimed translation that restores the controversial passages that were cut out of […]

German Language Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Featuring Aleksandra Prica, Assistant Professor of German Literature 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 […]

Patricia Matthew: ‘Diversity in the Public Arena: The Scholar as Activist’

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Location: Hyde Hall, University Room

Contact: Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Description: Patricia Matthew, Associate Professor of English at Montclair State University, will deliver a lecture about the necessity for deep investment in diversity and inclusion as part of all university ecosystems. Her talk is driven by her most recent publication, a collection of essays entitled Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure (UNC Press, 2016). […]

From Obamacare to Trumpcare and Beyond: Healthcare Reform in the United States

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Jonathan Oberlander, Professor and Chair of Social Medicine and Professor of Health Policy and Management It’s clear that healthcare is “a lot more complicated” than we realized. Jon Oberlander returns to Humanities in Action to assess the status of healthcare reform in the United States. Come learn about the specific challenges to implementing change in the United […]

Lectures in the History of Art: Tanisha Ford, University of Delaware

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Location: Peabody Hall

Contact: Tania C. String

Description: Tanisha C. Ford is Associate Professor of Black American Studies and History at the University of Delaware. She is the author of Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul (UNC Press, 2015), which narrates the powerful intertwining histories of the Black Freedom movement and the rise of the global fashion industry. Liberated Threads won the 2016 Organization of American Historians’ Liberty Legacy Foundation Award for best book on civil rights history.

Clean Tech Luncheon with Susan Sanford

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Location: Toy Lounge, Dey Hall

Description: UNC Institute for the Environment Presents “The Cleantech Industry in North Carolina – 11,000 Jobs and Growing” Click Here to Register   Susan Sanford Executive Director, Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster Susan brings a broad mix of skills and personal traits to her role as the Executive Director of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC). Susan […]

Connecting your Interests to Majors & Careers

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Contact: University Career Services

Description: Which of your interests match potential majors and careers? How do your values, personality, and skills play a role in your career exploration process? Attend this interactive workshop to learn about UCS resources that can assist you in building self-awareness in these areas to enhance career exploration and decision making. Discussion of resources accessible through […]

Music on the Porch: Violet Bell

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Based out of Durham, NC, Violet Bell is an original indie duo striving to create “folk-soul music that sings in your bones.” Lizzy Ross (UNC, Class of 2009) has made a name for herself with stirring original songs and “a voice like cigarettes and the smoothest whiskey you’ve ever tasted” (Chicago RedEye). She won FloydFest’s […]

Priceless Gem Tour: American Indian Center Presents the Native Narrative

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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 […]

Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges, Lecture and Reception

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Location: George Watts Hill Alumni Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Description: The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience’s 3rd Annual Cowan Lecture is Friday, September 22 at 3:30 pm at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center (106 Stadium Drive; parking and directions are available online). This year’s speaker is Amy Cuddy, Ph.D., a social psychologist and bestselling author of “Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges.” […]

“Are Human Rights Relevant to Advancing Global Health Anymore?” — A Talk by Alicia Ely Yamen

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Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium

Contact: Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program

Description: Alicia Ely Yamin is the Program Director of the Health and Human Rights Initiative, at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, and a Visiting Professor Law at Georgetown University and Adjunct Lecturer on Law and Global Health at Harvard University. This lecture is the 6th annual Health and Human Rights Lecture sponsored by the Department […]

Paganini’s 24 Caprices for solo violin

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Location: Person Hall

Cost: 10 - 15

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: World-renowned violinist Edson Scheid will start the 2017-18 William S. Newman Artists Series with his performance of Paganini’s 24 Caprices for solo violin. Tickets are $15 general admission and $10 for students or UNC faculty/staff. Tickets will be available at the door.

Great Books Reading Group: The Last Thing He Wanted

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 35

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: featuring Henry Veggian, Senior Lecturer in English and Comparative Literature “The legendary author of Play It As It Lays and Slouching Toward Bethlehem trains her eye on the far frontiers of the Monroe Doctrine, where history dissolves into conspiracy (Dallas in 1963, Iran Contra in 1984), and fashions a moral thriller as hypnotic and provocative as any by Joseph […]

Intermediate French Language Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: 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 prior to the lunch that will serve […]

BYOL- Build your LinkedIn Profile Today!

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Contact: University Career Services

Description: Link up with UCS and learn how to build a professional LinkedIn profile, network like a pro, and research internship and job opportunities. Bring your laptop. #LinkedIn@UNC #carolinainspired #UNCareeReady  

Digital Health: Hope, Hype, and “Amara’s Law”

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: Spencer Dorn, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Digital technologies promise to make healthcare more efficient and effective, leading to better outcomes. But considering “Amara’s Law,” namely that “we tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run,” Dr. Dorn suggests […]

Between Midnight and Day: The Photography of Dick Waterman

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: 5:30 p.m. Reception and exhibit opening 4th Floor Reading Room 6:00 p.m. Film screening of Two Trains Runnin’ Pleasants Family Assembly Room 7:20 p.m. Q&A with Dick Waterman, moderated by author Peter Guralnick Pleasants Family Assembly Room Dick Waterman played a key role in the folk revival of the 1960s, helping to revive the career […]

The Fourth Annual Pariser-Parr Lecture in Chemistry

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Location: Murray Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Chemistry

Description: Honoring distinguished professors Rudolph Pariser and Robert G. Parr, this year’s lecture will focus on “How to Simulate the Action of Complex Biological Systems on a Molecular Level,” and will feature Nobel laureate Arieh Warshel, distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Southern California.

Grad School Admissions Panel: Research Programs

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Contact: University Career Services

Description: Want an inside perspective on admissions to research doctorate and masters programs (like PhDs)?  Come hear faculty who do admissions in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities explain what they really look for.

Seeing Trash: Aesthetics and Waste in Modern Spain

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Location: Top of the Hill – Back Bar

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: featuring Sam Amago, Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished term Professor of Spanish and Chair, Romance Studies Carolina Public Humanities and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities (IAH) are teaming up to bring you Humanities Happy Hour. Starting this fall, Happy Hours will feature the scholars who have been IAH Faculty Fellows. To celebrate this sensational […]

Humanities Happy Hour: Seeing Trash: Aesthetics and Waste in Modern Spain

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Location: Top of the Hill – Back Bar

Cost: Free

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: featuring Sam Amago, Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished term Professor of Spanish and Chair, Romance Studies Carolina Public Humanities and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities (IAH) are teaming up to bring you Humanities Happy Hour. Starting this fall, Happy Hours will feature the scholars who have been IAH Faculty Fellows. To celebrate this sensational […]

Transportation Fair – UNC Children’s Hospital

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Location: UNC Hospital

Description: Come out to learn about all transportation options at UNC! Give input on transit planning, check out the new bike share program, and pick up some free swag! We will be at UNC Children’s Hospital lobby from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and Student Union – Outdoor Plaza from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Bonaparte Family, Part I: From Corsicans to Court

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Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: The Bonaparte family played a powerful role in Napoleon’s life from their obscure Corsican origins to their ascension to thrones throughout Europe. This series of talks will introduce participants to the colorful characters in Napoleon’s family, while placing them in the context of his ambitious but disastrous imperial project. Focus in this session will be […]

Transportation Fair – Student Union Outdoor Plaza

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Location: Frank Porter Graham Student Union

Description: Come out to learn about all transportation options at UNC! Give input on transit planning, check out the new bike share program, and pick up some free swag! We will be at UNC Children’s Hospital lobby from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and Student Union – Outdoor Plaza from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Making of MAESTRA: Women and the 1961 Cuban Literacy Campaign

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: 5 p.m. Reception Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room 5:30 p.m. Program Pleasants Family Assembly Room Screening of MAESTRA Discussion with film director Catherine Murphy and UNC faculty and students The Cuban Literacy Campaign of 1961 had 250,000 volunteer teachers and resulted in 700,000 people learning to read. The documentary MAESTRA captures this powerful story of […]

Priceless Gem Tour: Edible Garden and Campus Landscape

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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 […]