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Springtime on Nature Trail Hill

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Carol Ann McCormick, curator, unc herbarium Sunday, March 26; 2-4 p.m. · $5 per family (Free for Members) Find signs of spring in a Piedmont hardwood forest, including our earliest spring wildflowers like spring beauties, wild ginger and trout lily. Easy pace; some steps and uphill walking. Children welcome; please leave pets at home.

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 […]

Rhodes Scholars Information Session

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Location: Graham Memorial 039

Description: The Rhodes is one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. Every year, 32 Americans from any discipline are among the 80+ Scholars-elect from across the world selected to study at Oxford University for two years. Scholars can pursue a course of study of their own choosing while working toward a master’s degree or […]

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 […]

Preview Jean Kilbourne’s Film Killing Us Softly 4 Advertising’s Image of Women

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Location: Carroll Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Injury Prevention Research Center

Description: In preparation for her upcoming keynote at the Gender-Based Violence Symposium, join us for a free screening of Dr. Jean Kilbourne’s film Killing Us Softly 4: Advertising’s Image of Women. Named by the New York Times Magazine as one of the three most popular speakers on college campuses, Dr. Jean Kilbourne has been researching how […]

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 […]

Coastal Resilience Center Speakers Series: Dr. Michael Rumsewicz – “International Research Linking Knowledge to Action”

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Location: New East

Contact: Coastal Resilience Center

Description: Dr. Michael Rumsewicz, Research Director, Natural Hazards and Bushfire CRC – “International Research Linking Knowledge to Action” Dr. Michael Rumsewicz will discuss his role as the Research Director of the Natural Hazards and Bushfire Research Centre in Australia to include their emphasis on applied work. He will also discuss linkage of their Centre and greater Australia with […]

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 […]

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 […]

ODS and Honors Career Services CV/Personal Statement Workshop

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Location: Graham Memorial 039

Description: CVs and personal statements are an important part of your fellowship/scholarship application! Join ODS and Honors Carolina Advising & Career Guides as we cover important resume basics and offer strategies to help effectively present your skills and experiences. This is a round-table event, bring your materials for hands-on feedback! RSVP here. Wednesday, March 29th 4:00PM […]

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 […]

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 […]

IAH Open House and Fellows Market

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Location: Hyde Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Description: Visit the Institute for the Arts and Humanities to learn about the faculty support opportunities we offer: semester leaves, grants, leadership training, and events related to scholarship. Afterward, join us in the University Room to celebrate the recently published books and digital demonstrations of Faculty Fellows and Academic Leadership Program Fellows with a wine reception.

Spring Flora

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Milo Pyne, Plant Ecologist Fridays March 10, 17; April 7, 21; 1-4:30 p.m. · $130 ($117 Members) Learn to recognize plants and gain experience using identification keys in a natural setting through field trips and exercises. Field sessions may involve moderate off-trail hiking.

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. […]

Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center Spring Conference

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Description: On April 1st, the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center will host Rotarians, faculty, staff, students, and local participants as graduating fellows present their research on a wide range of issues affecting peace around the world. The theme this year is “Bridging Divides”. Registration is free for all students. Lunch is included.  

Trillium: Hidden Treasures of the Southeastern Woodlands

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Stefan Bloodworth, Curator, Blomquist Garden of Native Plants, Duke Gardens Saturday, April 1, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. · $32 ($30 Members) Examine the fascinating natural history and regional diversity of this charismatic group of woodland wildflowers. A classroom lecture will be followed by a walk in the habitat gardens to get a close-up look at the […]

Bryophytes

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Arielle Garrett, Bryologist Saturdays March 18, 25; April 1, 8; 1-4 p.m. · $130 ($117 Members) Learn the basic biology and morphological characteristics of the diverse and beautiful bryophytes, including mosses, liverworts and hornworts, and use keys and field guides to identify specimens collected locally.

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 […]