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June 1, 2018 - September 15, 2018

2018-2019 Carolina Global Photography Competition

The 19th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition is now accepting submissions. This amateur competition, which is open to students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, showcases Carolina’s global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work. The competition closes September 15, 2018. Each photographer may submit up to three photos. Photos may represent any world region and there is no restriction on the period in which the photograph was taken. Entries will be judged…

Start: June 1, 2018 @ 12:01 am
End: September 15, 2018 @ 11:59 pm

August 19, 2018

Carolina Asia Center Open House

The Carolina Asia Center will partner with the Department of Asian Studies for an open house event during the Week of Welcome at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This will be a celebration of Asia and the Middle East, and an opportunity for students to learn about upcoming events, classes and programs of study. Faculty and students will be on hand to offer information about our programs as well as calligraphy, media and dance, and food.

Start: August 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am
End: August 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: New West
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

August 20, 2018

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: August 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: August 20, 2018 @ 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: August 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
End: August 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

August 22, 2018 - December 8, 2018

‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora,’ Exhibition

Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora features select Persian artwork and artifacts that provide a glimpse into a culture that has cultivated an extensive legacy of art over the past 5,000 years. Many art forms have flourished through the millennia, including architecture, calligraphy, miniature painting, weaving, pottery, metalworking and sculpture. This exhibition explores Persian art through objects of everyday use borrowed from Iranian community members in North Carolina, as well as select reproductions from the Ackland Art…

Start: August 22, 2018
End: December 8, 2018
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

August 27, 2018

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: August 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: August 27, 2018 @ 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: August 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
End: August 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

August 28, 2018

Italian Language Lunch

Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming environment? Join University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty discussion leaders at Weathervane restaurant in Chapel Hill for a lunch where participants are encouraged to speak only in a foreign language. All participants will receive a short foreign language article prior to the lunch that will serve as the foundation for the discussion. Language Lunches take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. Seats are limited, so sign up…

Start: August 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: August 28, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Venue: Weathervane
Phone: 919.929.9466
Address:
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Cost: 20

August 29, 2018

Center for Global Initiatives Funding Application Workshop

Join the UNC Writing Center and the Center for Global Initiatives (CGI) for a collaborative award application workshop at the Undergraduate Library. Led by a Writing Center professional who has read thousands of applications for competitive programs like Fulbright, this workshop is a crash course on the qualities that make an application successful. Get an insider’s view of the selection process and learn strategies for effective writing. CGI will also have a program manager available to discuss travel application tips and strategies…

Start: August 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
End: August 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Undergraduate Library Rm. 205
Phone: (919) 962-1355
Address:
203 South Road #3942
Chapel Hill, United States

September 5, 2018

Fulbright US Student Program Information Session

Interested in researching or teaching abroad after graduation? Join us to learn more about the Fulbright U.S Student Program! Carolina’s Fulbright advisor, CGI’s Iyman Gaspard, will be hosting an info session on September 5 at 5:00 p.m. to answer last-minute questions. Get a full overview of the application process and sign up for the Fulbright Sakai site to learn more! The Fulbright U.S. Student Program allows graduating seniors, master’s students, doctoral candidates, and recent graduates to self-design a research/study project, or serve…

Start: September 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
End: September 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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