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My Fair Lady

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Location: Paul Green Theatre

Contact: PlayMakers Repertory Company

Description: THE MOST “LOVERLY” MUSICAL OF THEM ALL Be transported by glorious music and cheer Eliza on as she grabs her chance for reinvention, breaking barriers and changing the lives of Henry Higgins and everyone she meets along the way.

French Language Lunch

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Location: Weathervane Restaurant

Cost: 20

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required 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 […]

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 […]

EARTH DAY Green Building Tour: LEED Platinum Education Center

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Cindy Shea, UNC Sustainability Director Tuesday, April 18; 12-1 p.m. · Free, preregistration required Join us for a behind-the-scenes presentation and tour of North Carolina’s first state-owned LEED Platinum building. Learn about the James and Delight Allen Education Center’s energy conservation, renewable energy use, stormwater management systems and site appropriate landscaping.

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 […]

Great Books Reading Group: One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

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Location: Flyleaf Books

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Pre-Registration Required Juan Carlos González Espitia, Associate Professor, Romance Studies Tuesdays, April 18 and 25, 2017 Join UNC faculty discussion leaders at Flyleaf Books for a robust discussion of classic texts.  This semester, we are hosting one to three sessions per book.   Every participant will receive a copy of the book before the first session.  […]

Coastal Resilience Center Speakers Series: David Hill and Andy Fox – “Disasters and Design”

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Location: New East

Cost: Free

Contact: Coastal Resilience Center

Description: David Hill (Professor – Architecture) and Andy Fox (Associate Professor – Landscape Architecture), N.C. State University – “Disasters and Design” Professors Andy Fox and David Hill will discuss their work at the NCSU School of Design, to include their Coastal Dynamics Lab and post-Hurricane Matthew work in Eastern North Carolina. This includes an overview of […]

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 […]

Humanities Happy Hour: Brazil After the Olympics

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Location: Top of the Hill – Back Bar

Cost: Free

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Join Lecturer in Portuguese, Frederico Castelloes at Top of the Hill’s Back Bar from 6:00-7:00 p.m. on April 19 for Humanities Happy Hour. During this free casual event, Dr. Castelloes will discuss what happened in Brazil after the Olympics. Come raise a glass with one of Carolina’s finest faculty. Free snacks and a little bit of knowledge!

Daytime Enrichment Course: Surprising Allies: The President and the Young African-American Congresswoman

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 10

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Course: Surprising Allies: The President and the Young African-American Congresswoman THURSDAY APRIL 20, 10 AM–NOON INSTRUCTOR: ROBERT PORTER Explore the backgrounds of and the encounters between two politicians from the South: President Lyndon B. Johnson and Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, the latter a hero of the Watergate years. What did these two political figures have in […]

Daytime Enrichment Course: Global Issues

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: 10

Contact: Jill Conrad

Description: Carolina Connections Daytime Enrichment Course: Global Issues THURSDAY APRIL 20, 10 AM–NOON INSTRUCTOR: Hélène Ducros This course provides an overview of key global issues today and examines the relationship between them. We will focus on a number of specific themes with particular attention to cultural, economic, political, and social patterns: global institutions and conceptions of “development”, environmental […]

Book Review: Thirty Year Plan

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Nicolette Cagle, Ecologist Thursday, April 20; 12-2 p.m. · $15 ($14 Members) Celebrate Earth Day! Bring your lunch and join us for a book discussion of Thirty Year Plan, a collection of essays imagining the necessary way forward for humans to live happily, sustainably and redeemably on earth.

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 […]

‘Q for the Kids

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Location: Kenan Flagler Business School

Cost: 15 - 40

Contact: No Kid Hungry NC

Description: UNC's EATS 101 Class is hosting a barbecue to raise support for No Kid Hungry NC at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

Scholarship Series: Defiant Requiem – Verdi Requiem at Terezín

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Location: Memorial Hall

Cost: 5 - 10

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: Get Tickets Now Hosted by the UNC Department of Music and co-sponsored by the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies April 20, 7:30 pm Memorial Hall Defiant Requiem: Verdi Requiem at Terezín UNC Symphony Orchestra, Carolina Choir, Chamber Singers, Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs, soloists Louise Toppin, Mary Gayle Greene, Timothy Sparks, Marc Callahan, actors Vivienne […]

Triangle Resilience Student Research Symposium

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Location: Biltmore Conference Room, 5th floor, Europa Building

Cost: 25.00

Contact: Carolina Hazards and Resilience Planners

Description: The Carolina Hazards and Resilience Planners are hosting the Triangle Resilience Student Research Symposium all day on Friday, April 21, at the Europa Center in Chapel Hill. The event will serve as a way for graduate students from UNC, Duke and NC State to present their research, connect across the universities and prepare for a career in the field, with panels and breakout […]

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 – Native Narrative Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

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. […]

Maynard Adams Symposium on the Humanities: The Power of Emotions in Personal and Public Life

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: April 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm We are pleased to announce a new annual Symposium in honor of the distinguished UNC philosopher Maynard Adams (1919-2003).  This first “Adams Symposium” will feature a keynote address by Martha C. Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago […]

Maynard Adams Symposium on the Humanities: The Power of Emotions in Personal and Public Life

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Location: FedEx Global Education Center

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: April 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm We are pleased to announce a new annual Symposium in honor of the distinguished UNC philosopher Maynard Adams (1919-2003).  This first “Adams Symposium” will feature a keynote address by Martha C. Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago […]

Earth Day Garden Party

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: SATURDAY, APRIL 22; 1–2:15 PM · $10 ($8 MEMBERS) NO FEE FOR ACCOMPANYING ADULT Ages 5 & up with accompanying adult. Celebrate Earth Day the natural way, with a vegetable garden party! We will plant and harvest spring veggies, learn about all of the “ingredients” for good soil and get up-close with worms and other […]

Monoprinting with Leaves and Grasses

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Susan Fecho, Artist Saturday, April 22; 2-4 p.m. · $45 ($40.50 Members) Create unique monoprints using leaves, grasses and natural materials alongside water-based paint, markers and ink to make designs on paper and fabric.

Honey Bee Hive Tour at CCCG

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Anne Cabell, Bee Hobbyist Saturday, April 22; 2-3 p.m. · Free, preregistration required Come learn about one of the world’s most fascinating insects and explore a real live hive at the Carolina Campus Community Garden.