Global Connections

Loading Events

October 23, 2017

Yoga in the Galleries

Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful Ackland Art Museum. Each hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will let you practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Sessions are free for Ackland members and $5 per session for all others. Register online for the classes of your choice.

Start: October 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
End: October 23, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Tai Chi in the Galleries

Register for Tai Chi in the Galleries, an event inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland Art Museum. Tai Chi is a Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. The classes are taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi instructor. More information about Tai Chi can be found at the Tai Chi for Health Institute website. This class uses gentle Sun Style tai chi routines that…

Start: October 23, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End: October 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

October 26, 2017

2017 Korean Fall Festival and K-Pop Contest

Please join the Carolina Asia Center for the 2017 Korean Fall Festival and K-Pop Contest. The contest is open to the public. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students, faculty and staff can register. Solo or group performances are welcome. To register, please contact Eunji Lee by Tuesday, October 17. This event is sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center, Carolina Korea Forum and Department of Asian Studies

Start: October 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: October 26, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

October 30, 2017

Yoga in the Galleries

Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful Ackland Art Museum. Each hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will let you practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Sessions are free for Ackland members and $5 per session for all others. Register online for the classes of your choice.

Start: October 30, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
End: October 30, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Tai Chi in the Galleries

Register for Tai Chi in the Galleries, an event inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland Art Museum. Tai Chi is a Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. The classes are taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi instructor. More information about Tai Chi can be found at the Tai Chi for Health Institute website. This class uses gentle Sun Style tai chi routines that…

Start: October 30, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End: October 30, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

November 2, 2017

Madison Hayes and Nicole Accordino, ‘In Our Backyard: The Realities of Post-Resettlement Life and Community-Based Approaches to Rebuilding Home’

Real-life stories – beyond the facts and figures, de-bugging some of the myths. What are the realities of daily life as a refugee? What are the barriers to refugee support efforts, how do we make them sustainable, what are the benefits and challenges of academic and community partnerships, and what solutions can we provide within the local community, to integrate refugees and respond to the need? Join Madison Hayes and Nicole Accordino as they engage with refugee community leaders, share their stories, celebrate…

Start: November 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
End: November 2, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Phone: +1.919.962.3000
Address:
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

November 3, 2017

Transatlantic Masters Program Alumni Panel

Join the TransAtlantic Masters Program for a panel with alumni working in government, consulting and the NGO sector. Network, meet the TAM directors and receive answers to your questions on applying to TAM! Please RSVP through the form on the website.

Start: November 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
End: November 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: The Carolina Inn
Phone: +1.800.962.8519
Address:
211 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

‘Image of Ukraine,’ Painting Demonstration by Artist Olena Zintchouk

Local Ukrainian artist, Olena Zintchouk, will give a painting demonstration in Petrykivka, a traditional Ukrainian style of painting on Friday, Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. Zintchouk’s paintings are featured in the ‘Image of Ukraine: Exploring Ukrainian Culture through Embroidery and Painting‘ exhibition, currently on display at the FedEx Global Education Center through December 8, 2017. Along with Petrykivka, the exhibition highlights vyshyvka (Ukrainian embroidery) and includes interviews with the Ukrainian community in North Carolina to illustrate how well-known forms of a…

Start: November 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: November 3, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Florence and James Peacock Atrium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

November 8, 2017

International Coffee Hour

Join the Center for Global Initiatives for a monthly social hour at the EspressOasis Cafe in the FedEx Global Education Center to meet international students, staff and faculty and learn about great global and community resources. This free event happens throughout the academic year and is open to the wider University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community, friends and family. This event is co-hosted with the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.

Start: November 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am
End: November 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, EspressOasis Café
Phone: +1.919.962.0342
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

January 11, 2018

International Coffee Hour

Join the Center for Global Initiatives for a monthly social hour at the EspressOasis Cafe in the FedEx Global Education Center to meet international students, staff and faculty and learn about great global and community resources. This free event happens throughout the academic year and is open to the wider University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community, friends and family. This event is co-hosted with the Study Abroad Office.

Start: January 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
End: January 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, EspressOasis Café
Phone: +1.919.962.0342
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
iCal Import