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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 […]

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 […]