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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 […]

Creating Your Personal brand for Kenan-Flagler Business School Entrance

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Location: Hanes Hall, 239 a/b

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Each of us establishes our own unique set of goals and working definition of success.  But how do you get from where you are now to where you want to be?  What’s your next step?  How can my experiences help to craft a strong personal brand?  This workshop will help you identify a path based […]

Preschoolers Exploring Nature

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Wednesdays, September 21 – November 9 (8 sessions); 1:30-3:30 p.m. • $135 ($120 Members) Wednesdays, January 25 – February 15 (4 sessions); 1:30-3:30 p.m. • $72 ($64 Members) Ages 4-5. Learning comes naturally during this fun-filled series that fosters a sense of wonder for nature and science. Join us for hands-on activities, outdoor explorations, stories, […]

Industry Night: Careers in STEM Fields

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Location: Graham 109

Contact: University Career Services

Description: There’s much more you can do in a STEM field besides the traditional paths.  Don’t believe us? Meet local professionals to find out about the many careers that exist in STEM.  Refreshments will be served.  Business Casual attire recommended.  RSVP preferred through Careerolina.

Career Peer Event: Focus Your Love 2 Your Career

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Location: Anne Queen Lounge, Campus Y

Contact: University Career Services

Description: Do you often wonder whether your major and career could actually lead to happiness?  Do you love playing games and winning free swag?  If so, come out to University Career Services’ ‘Focus your Love 2 your Career’ event, hosted by your student representatives, Career Peers. You’ll participate in interactive stations that simulate a career assessment […]

Global Grads Lunch and Learn: Communicating with Employers

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Location: Graduate Student Center

Contact: University Career Services

Description: The Global Grad series focuses on support for international graduate students.  Participants will learn: How to present yourself to employers How to follow up after the initial meeting/connection How to network at a conference Questions to ask to continue the conversation Lunch will be provided so please REGISTER by Monday, February 13, 2017!

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 […]

Botany

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Olivia Lenahan, Horticultural Scientist Saturdays, February 4, 11, 18, 25; 9:15 a.m.–2:15 p.m. • $195 ($175 Members)   Basic principles of botany including taxonomy, anatomy, morphology and physiology are covered through lectures,  dissecting samples and observations in the gardens.

Winter Backyard Birds

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Saturday, February 18; 10–11:30 a.m. • $10 ($8 Members); no fee for accompanying adult Ages 6-10 with accompanying adult. It’s National Bird Feeding Month! Learn to identify common winter birds by sight and sound. We’ll visit our bird-feeding station for up-close encounters, learn how to be a citizen scientist and make recycled feeders to take […]