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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Nov. 15

The University Managers Association invites you to attend a presentation by David Paul called Foundations for Leadership: Identifying Your Core Values and Principles. Paul is the executive director of the Office of Sponsored Research. The presentation will take place noon–1 p.m. in the Dey Hall Toy Lounge. For more information, contact Melissa Cobb at or visit


Through Dec. 5

The department of art and art history present “A Metaphor Against Oblivion” by Norma Vila Rivero at the John and June Allcott Gallery in Hanes Art Center. The exhibit comments on and metaphorically represents the absent landscape that remains in the collective consciousness. Rivero approaches art making from diverse perspectives while subtly addressing emotional issues or intense social themes from a humanist point of view. The gallery is open 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday and admission is free.











Through Dec. 9

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents “She Loves Me,” a holiday musical that goes straight to the heart. This romantic musical comedy of mistaken identity, with a soaring musical score, puts the working class front and center — allowing their lives to be the focus — with all the joy (and anxiety) that falling in love can bring. For showtimes and ticket information, visit or call 919-962-7529.





Nov. 19

Join Sitao Xu, chief economist and partner of Deloitte China, for his lecture Trade War: The U.S. — China Rivalry and What to Do About It, a Krasno Event Series lecture at 5.30 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Room in Wilson Library. He spearheads Deloitte’s economic and industry research. The Krasno Events Series is a series of regular lectures, talks and discussions to enhance our understanding and comprehension of global affairs, past and present.



Join the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies and the Center for Jewish Studies for the talk History Will Judge Us by Our Buildings: Der Nister on Architecture and Revolution. The lecture by Mikhail Krutikov, professor of Slavic and Judaic studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, will begin at 5:30 p.m. in FedEx Global Center room 4003.









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