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Calendar for January 17, 2018

January 18 Renzo Ortega’s experience as a Peruvian immigrant living in the United States has influenced his career as an artist. “My visual language seeks to use the figurative tradition in order to build bridges for people to cross, while at the same time opening spaces for viewers to make their own interpretations,” Ortega said. […] ... Read More

Calendar for December 20, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Week events The Carolina community will celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a week of events, starting with a banquet and ending with a lecture by former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Jan. 14, University/Community Annual MLK Memorial Banquet, Friday Center The evening begins with a 5 […] ... Read More

Calendar for November 15, 2017

THROUGH DECEMBER 5 Footnotes (revisions) is a response to the University’s Carolina Hall didactic, which illustrates a brief history of the events leading up to the Saunders’ Hall name change. Videos of student actions on campus, the original Saunders’ Hall plaque and MFA candidate Jeanine Tatlock’s Hurston Hall plaque are among the exhibition highlights. The […] ... Read More

Calendar for October 25, 2017

October 26 Join the Carolina Asia Center at the FedEx Global Center Atrium for the 2017 Korean Fall Festival & K-Pop Contest beginning at 6 p.m. Watch UNC students, faculty and staff perform K-Pop hits. Sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center, Carolina Korea Forum and the Department of Asian Studies. Come to the Friday Center […] ... Read More

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