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Calendar for October 11, 2017

October 12 and 19 Get fit for free this fall on Thursdays at the Student Recreation Center. These 30-minute fitness classes for faculty/staff members, which begin at 1:15 p.m., are designed to introduce participants to new class formats. To join, come to the SRC and let the front desk know you’re here for the employee […] ... Read More

Calendar for September 27, 2017

SEPTEMBER 28 View a screening of Maestra, a documentary about the experiences of nine women who, as young girls, taught in the Cuban Literacy Campaign. The free public event, which begins at 5 p.m. in Wilson Library, also includes a reception and a discussion with film director Catherine Murphy. SEPTEMBER 29–30 The N.C. Botanical Garden […] ... Read More

Calendar for September 13, 2017

SEPTEMBER 14 Mexican designer Ignacio Cadena will give a free public talk at 4 p.m. at the Ackland Art Museum on his Los Trompos display. Cadena is the co-designer of the colorful, kinetic, larger-than-life spinning tops that have activated the Ackland’s facade and other locations across the campus throughout the spring and summer. His collaborative […] ... Read More

Calendar for August 23, 2017

August 24 Ann Millikan, the sister of the late Robert Millikan, Barbara Sorenson Hulka Distinguished Professor of Cancer Epidemiology, has written a symphony in his honor. Celebrate the CD release of Millikan Symphony and hear a free live performance of its violin concerto performed by violinist Jennifer Curtis. The concert at Moeser Auditorium will begin […] ... Read More

Calendar for August 9, 2017

August 12 In Using Citizen Science Tools to Identify Plants and Butterflies, participants will observe, record and identify plants and butterflies for citizen science and for fun. This hands-on introductory workshop will be held from 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the N.C. Botanical Garden. The class covers the basics of photographing flora and fauna for identification; […] ... Read More

Calendar for July 19, 2017

Playmakers offers discounts online Tickets for PlayMakers’ 2018-19 season are now on sale. Prices start as low as $15. This year, faculty and staff can take advantage of the 10 percent employee discount by purchasing tickets online with an ONYEN. This season’s productions include adaptations of popular stories like Pride and Prejudice and A Christmas Carol, […] ... Read More

Calendar for June 21, 2017

Through June 22 In their first collaborative endeavor, Kimberly English and Carley Zarzeka combine their shared interests in labor and process in disproduction. The exhibition can be seen in the Allcott Gallery of the Hanes Art Center 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through Thursday. (If the door to the gallery is locked, the key is available from […] ... Read More

Calendar for May 17, 2017

May 21 Join Sheldon Peck for his talk on The Art and Science of Hunting the Old Masters. Peck and his wife, Leena, donated 134 valuable Dutch and Flemish drawings to the Ackland Art Museum. The free public talk begins at 4 p.m. at the Stone Center Theatre. Peck will introduce the Peck Collection at […] ... Read More

Calendar for May 3, 2017

May 5 Good for your health and the community, the annual UNC Campus Recreation Spring Fling starts at 12:15 p.m., rain or shine. Carolina faculty and staff can participate in either the 2.7 mile fun run or the 1.5 mile walk. Register as a team by May 3 or on-site as an individual. May 6 […] ... Read More

Calendar for April 5, 2017

APRIL 5 In her talk Anthropological Perspectives on Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation, Patricia McAnany, Kenan Eminent Professor of anthropology, will discuss the conditions that have historically helped or hindered a community’s ability to adapt to changing climates. The lecture, part of the Coastal Resilience Center Speakers Series will begin at 1:25 p.m. in New […] ... Read More