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Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Yoga in the Galleries Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful setting of the Ackland! The hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will provide an opportunity to practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. SEE FOR YOURSELF! […]

Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Tai Chi in the Galleries Join us for Tai Chi in the Galleries, inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland! Tai chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style tai chi routines that are safe, […]

Public Speaking & Leadership: Bell Tower Toastmasters Club

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Location: Health Sciences Library

Contact: Francesca Allegri

Description: Weekly club meetings give you a comfortable environment to practice public speaking and leadership skills. Guests are always welcome and the club is open to all, both university and community members. We work with people who join the club to practice professional presentations, interviews, dissertation proposals and defenses, community talks, and other speaking situations. Dues […]

Edibles on Paper: Mushrooms

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Kathy Schermer-Gramm, Artist Tuesday, March 21; 1-4:30 p.m. · $55 ($50 Members) With mushrooms as a subject, instruction includes drawing for accuracy, painting wet into wet with saturated color and dry brushing to bring out the details. Some watercolor knowledge is helpful.

Carolina Campus Community Garden Composting Workshop

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Muriel Williman, Waste Mgmt. Educator Tuesday, March 21; 3-4:30 p.m. · free, preregistration required Learn how to put your food scraps to good use: what to compost, what not to compost and why.

Connecting your Interests to Majors & Careers + Skills Assessment

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: How do your interests match potential majors and careers? How do your values, personality, and skills play a role in your career exploration process? Attend this hands-on, activity based workshop to learn about UCS resources available to help you figure it out. Taking advantage of these resources will assist you in building self-awareness of your […]

Ephemerals

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Linda Koffenberger, Artist Wednesday, March 22; 1-4:30 p.m. · $41 ($37 Members) Learn about native plants that flower in early spring and receive detailed instructions and demonstrations to complete a small drawing of an ephemeral plant species native to North Carolina. 

Applying to Grad School: Math & Science

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Ask the people who do graduate admissions questions about what they look for and what stands out in grad school applications.  For more information, please visit http://pregrad.unc.edu.

Applying to Grad School: Public Health

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Ask the people who do graduate admissions questions about what they look for and what stands out in grad school applications.  For more information, please visit http://pregrad.unc.edu.

Brainstorming Your Health Professions Personal Statement

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: It is impossible to overstate the importance of the personal statement on your application to a health professions school. Begin to “attack the blank page” all while hearing what traits make up a strong personal statement…and what tropes to avoid.

Applying to Grad School: Psychology

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Location: Hanes Hall, 242

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Ask the people who do graduate admissions questions about what they look for and what stands out in grad school applications.  For more information, please visit http://pregrad.unc.edu.  

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.

Applying to Grad School: Public Service

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Ask the people who do graduate admissions questions about what they look for and what stands out in grad school applications.  For more information, please visit http://pregrad.unc.edu.  

Drawing in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Amanda Hughes leads participants in a creative exploration of a particular object in the Ackland’s collection. For all sessions, bring paper and dry media (crayon, pencils, etc.). All levels are welcome. Free and open to the public. No reservation necessary.  

Drawing for Tweens

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: 25 March 2017* 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Register here! This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. Gallery teachers demonstrate and teach participants technical skills, which they can then apply to their own artistic creations. A mix of […]

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.

Art à la Carte: Figure Painting with a Live (Nude!) Model

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 10

Contact: Ackland Art Museum

Description: Saturday, 25 March 2017: Figure Painting with a Live (Nude!) Model 4:00 – 7:00 PM Register here! About ART A LA CARTE Bring a friend and spend an afternoon getting creative in these relaxed, hands-on art classes designed exclusively for Carolina students. Each Art à la Carte session begins at the Ackland Art Museum, where you’ll explore some of the […]