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September 2021

Virtual: Art & Lit, ‘Visions of Venice’ and Italo Calvino’s ‘Invisible Cities’

September 9 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the Ackland Art Museum in reading (or re-reading!) Italo Calvino’s 1972 classic novel Invisible Cities, which features a fictional Marco Polo describing fascinating vignettes of his travels to an aged Kublai Khan. After you’ve read it, spend time exploring James McNeill Whistler’s captivating 1879 etchings of Venice, on view June 18-September 12 in the Ackland’s newest exhibition Visions of Venice. As the exhibition comes to a close, join us on Zoom for a lively virtual art and literature discussion with…

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Frank A. Daniels Jr. Lecture with Tom Friedman

September 28 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
TBA Chapel Hill , 27516 United States

UNC Hussman's inaugural Frank A. Daniels Jr. Executive in Residence Don Baer will host the first-ever Frank A. Daniels Jr. Lecture at UNC on September 28 with Thomas Friedman, internationally renowned three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist and the author of bestselling books including “The World is Flat” and “From Beirut to Jerusalem.” More to come as venue information and details become available. Pre-register at the link below to receive event updates and additional registration information.

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October 2021

Family Weekend: Study Abroad Meet & Greet, Info Session

October 1 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Please join the Study Abroad Office for an in-person reception and info session (offered virtually and in-person). Meet study abroad staff and find out more about program options, credit, funding, and the application process. We look forward to helping you “expand your campus”. Virtual Info Session Can’t make the in-person event? Join a brief info session for an overview of study abroad at UNC Chapel Hill by following this link. Location FedEx Global Education Center Outside in the Courtyard at the…

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K-12 Seminar: Global Education in a New World

October 21 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

In March 2020 education changed as COVID-19 rapidly became a pandemic. Teaching and learning were reshaped worldwide. In this program from UNC World View, participants will explore how the field of education has been impacted across the globe. Participants will learn from experts as they meet several peer educators teaching in other countries and connect how the pandemic was handled in classrooms from multiple regions. Participants will learn from each other how educators were personally and professional impacted. Experts will…

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November 2021

Community College Seminar: Global Business in a New World

November 5 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

North Carolina is experiencing a rapid growth of global businesses and community college students will play a key role in meeting the needs of their workforce. This UNC World View program will explore topics related to global businesses and its impact on the North Carolina economy. Community college and early college educators will gain knowledge and resources on the specific needs of global businesses, including how they can prepare their students to meet the needs of the global workforce. For…

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