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September 17, 2018

Spanish 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: September 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: September 17, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Venue: Weathervane
Phone: 919.929.9466
Address:
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Cost: 20

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: September 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: September 17, 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: September 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
End: September 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

September 18, 2018

Jovan Baclious and Austin Blair, ‘Millennial Jihad’

Do you like video games? Have you ever played Call of Duty (CoD)? Then you have something in common with tens of thousands of young men terrorist groups have tried to recruit. Two seniors in the Department of Peace, Ware and Defense at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Jovan Baclious and Austin Blair, have spent the last several months working with communication professors Cori Dauber and Mark Robinson to carefully study the way Islamic State copies CoD…

Start: September 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
End: September 18, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Venue: Hamilton Hall, Room 569
Address:
102 Emerson Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Peace Corps Application Workshop

In this workshop, learn how to browse volunteer openings; get assistance in finding the right program; learn how you can improve your chances of acceptance; strengthen your application; and receive valuable tips to guide you through the application process. For more information, contact Anna Williams via email or at 919.962.0185.

Start: September 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
End: September 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: Hanes Hall, Room 242
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC United States

September 19, 2018

German 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: September 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: September 19, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Venue: Weathervane
Phone: 919.929.9466
Address:
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Cost: 20

Child Development in a Global Context

Join us as Dr. Aisha Yousafzai, Associate Professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, presents a public talk on “Child Development in a Global Context: Integrating Developmental Science and Implementation Science to Enhance Child Wellbeing.” An estimated 250 million children living in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are unable to meet their developmental potential in the first five years of life. Child survival rates have slowly improved in this population; however, attention to children’s healthy development has…

Start: September 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
End: September 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

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: September 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
End: September 19, 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

September 20, 2018

Russian Tea and Conversation Hour

Join the Carolina Slavic Club on Thursdays for Russian tea and conversation hour! Beginner to intermediate level speakers are welcome from 5 to 6 p.m., and intermediate level to native speakers from 4 to 5 p.m. Please contact the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages with any additional questions.

Start: September 20, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
End: September 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The China Challenge – The Response from Europe and the U.S.

Join us for a talk on “The China Challenge – The Response from Europe and the U.S.: the View from the German Embassies in Washington and Beijing, presented by Joerg Beissert and Klaus Larres. This event is part of the Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professorship series at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Start: September 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: September 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Phone: (919) 962-3765
Address:
200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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