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How Do We Approach the Problem? Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Complexities of Race, Ethnicity, and Religion Today

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Location: Stone Center Theatre, UNC

Description: How do experts from different fields approach important problems facing us today? Author Moustafa Bayoumi and UNC professors from across campus will discuss the complex issues raised by Bayoumi’s book, How Does it Feel to be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America. Faculty from the sciences and the humanities will join Bayoumi for […]

UNC Board of Visitor’s Panel for Students

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Location: 242 Hanes Hall

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 […]

Documentary: “I Am Jane Doe”

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Location: Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building

Contact: School of Social Work

Description: Project NO REST hosts a free screening of the documentary “I Am Jane Doe,” which explores the legal battles to stop child sex trafficking on Backpage.com After the documentary (runtime, 99 minutes), a panel discussion will feature representatives from UNC Center for Media Law and Policy, Project FIGHT, UNC Project Dinah, Orange County Rape Crisis […]

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 […]

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 […]

Grad School Admissions Panel: Research Programs

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Location: 239a/b Hanes Hall

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.

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 […]