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January 8, 2020 - July 10, 2020

2020 Carolina Global Photography Exhibition

View photography from around the world in this exhibition featuring work by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumni, faculty, staff and students. The exhibition will open January 8 and run through July 10, 2020 at the FedEx Global Education Center. All photography on display was submitted as part of UNC-Chapel Hill’s 20th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. The judges’ committee selected winning photographs with special consideration given to images that are distinctive and embrace a new perspective. Photographs…

Start: January 8, 2020
End: July 10, 2020
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

January 22, 2020

Ethical Concerns and Global Research: Contemporary Europe in Focus

This student panel will explore ethical concerns related to global research. Research has historically been framed as the production of new knowledge. But what happens when researchers based in one region are producing knowledge about another? What’s the impact of interviewing research subjects across different regions and presenting the collected information in different social, political and cultural contexts? How should the information be framed and used? Student researchers will relate how they have negotiated these questions in their own research…

Start: January 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
End: January 22, 2020 @ 7:15 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

January 27, 2020

Yoga in the Galleries

Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful setting of the Ackland! The hour-long session is taught by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall. Yoga in the Galleries provides an opportunity to 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. Free for Ackland members; $5 per session for all others. RSVP on the Ackland website.

Start: January 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
End: January 27, 2020 @ 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

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style tai chi routines that are safe, easy to learn and suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Tai Chi in the Galleries is taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi for Health instructor. All movements are done standing. Wear comfortable clothes and supportive flat shoes. Free for Ackland members; $5 per session for all others. RSVP…

Start: January 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
End: January 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

February 5, 2020

International Coffee Hour

Join the Center for Global Initiatives for a monthly social hour to bring together international Carolina community members and students excited about global engagement. Chat about opportunities and challenges on campus. Meet staff from the hosting offices with great resources to share. This date is co-hosted by the Study Abroad Office.

Start: February 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
End: February 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Saladelia Café
Phone: +1.919.962.0342
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

March 4, 2020

International Coffee Hour

Join the Center for Global Initiatives for a monthly social hour to bring together international Carolina community members and students excited about global engagement. Chat about opportunities and challenges on campus. Meet staff from the hosting offices with great resources to share. This date is co-hosted by the Study Abroad Office.

Start: March 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
End: March 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Saladelia Café
Phone: +1.919.962.0342
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

March 20, 2020

Global Is Local: Eastern North Carolina Community College Workshop

The Global is Local Initiative is a collaboration between North Carolina global industries, North Carolina community colleges and World View at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It will provide World View’s Community College Partner Institution leaders and faculty a unique opportunity to hear from local industry leaders about meeting needs in the competitive and ever-evolving economy. How will industry change? What are the skill sets and traits needed and required by current and future workers? What role…

Date: March 20, 2020
Venue: Pitt Community College
Address:
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590 United States

March 25, 2020 - March 26, 2020

Global Conflict and Peacebuilding K-12 Global Education Seminar

K-12 educators will gain relevant information and innovative approaches to teaching about global conflict and peacebuilding. Educators will be introduced to key themes, diverse resources and strategies for exploring these topics in the classroom. Visit the World View website for more information and to register.

Start: March 25, 2020
End: March 26, 2020
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

April 2, 2020 - April 3, 2020

Global is Local: Piedmont Triad Community College Workshop

The Global is Local Initiative is a collaboration between North Carolina global industries, North Carolina community colleges and World View. It will provide World View’s Community College Partner Institution leaders and faculty a unique opportunity to hear from local industry leaders about meeting needs in the competitive and ever-evolving economy. How will industry change? What are the skill sets and traits needed and required by current and future workers? What role will the community college play in meeting the needs…

Start: April 2, 2020
End: April 3, 2020
Venue: Forsyth Tech Community College
Address:
2100 Silas Creek Pkwy
Winston-Salem, NC 27103 United States

April 24, 2020

Food for All: Local and Global Perspectives K-12 Workshop

Learn about food, food systems and how food is used to express culture and identity in our state and globally. Includes curriculum resources. For K-12 educators of all disciplines. Visit the World View website for more information and to register.

Date: April 24, 2020
Venue: North Carolina Botanical Garden
Phone: +1.919.962.0522
Address:
100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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