Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022
- Experience Why Not Theatre: “Prince Hamlet” 8 p.m. Oct. 7 in Memorial Hall. The reimagined and bilingual retelling of the 400-year-old play features a gender-bent cast, English and American Sign Language. Tickets are $10-$25, but discounts are available to Carolina faculty and staff.
- Calling all foodies! Join Carolina Public Humanities’ seminar “Edible North Carolina: Exploring our State’s Food Cultures,” 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 8. American studies professor emerita Marcie Cohen Ferris will take a deep dive into North Carolina’s rich and diverse food culture and explain how food can be a site of everyday social activism. Tuition is $65 and the deadline to register is 3 p.m. Oct. 6.
- The 2022 Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit: South & Appalachia will take place Nov. 3-4 in Chapel Hill. The Summit offers peer-to-peer exchanges, research roundtables and more for creatives in the South to grow their strength and community. Regular registration is open until Oct. 15 and ranges between $20-$279.
- With a $2.6 million appropriation from the N.C. General Assembly, the N.C. Collaboratory and the Eshelman Institute are seeking research projects for the Opioid Abatement and Recovery Research Program 2022. Those interested can submit a pre-proposal by Oct. 20.
- Don’t let that paywall stop you! Carolina students, faculty and staff get access to Wall Street Journal articles from 1984 to the present. Learn more: https://go.unc.edu/Access.
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022
- Sidewalks at the Koury Oral Health Sciences Building and Manning Drive will be closed in support of a drainage project, which is expected to take 30-45 days. Pedestrians should follow designated reroutes and remain alert to construction activity in the area. The pedestrian bridge connecting the Koury Oral Health Sciences and Thurston-Bowles buildings will remain open during this project.
- Working together as a team is imperative in today’s business environment. Diagnose any issues limiting your team from moving to high performance and learn techniques to cover those challenges during a webinar called “Working as a High-Performance Team” 9-11:30 a.m. Oct. 12. Register on Carolina Talent by Oct. 9.
- Mark your calendars! Join the College of Arts and Sciences’ African studies department for the annual Africa Fest. The annual celebration of culture, art and history takes place noon Oct. 15 at the CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio, 123 W. Franklin St.
- Want to learn more about your family’s history? All Carolina faculty, staff and students may access Ancestry.com through the Library. Sign in using your Onyen to begin searching.
- UNC Health experts recommend adding the annual flu shot to your “stay healthy” to-do list this fall. Check out a full list of walk-up clinics for Chapel Hill community members to obtain a flu shot on campus.
Monday, Oct. 3, 2022
- Get your “Passport to Retirement” with a special two-part course at 10 a.m. Oct. 4 and 6 at the Friday Center. Register in advance for this real-world financial education for current retirees and those contemplating retirement, which costs $35.
- Learn more about “green” stocks at “Dissecting Returns From ESG Investing,” a talk by Kenan Institute Distinguished Fellow Lubos Pastor at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 6 in Kenan Center Room 204. Registration is required by today, as lunch will be provided.
- Hear a distinguished panel discuss intellectual diversity in higher education at the next Abbey Speaker Series event at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 6. Register in advance for this hybrid event, which will be hosted in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium of the FedEx Global Education Center and livestreamed on Zoom.
- Enjoy an afternoon of music and art on Oct. 8 with a special performance of music from the Dutch Golden Age at 2 p.m. at Chapel of the Cross followed by a curator-led tour of the Ackland Art Museum exhibition “Drawn to Life” at 3:30 p.m.
- Next week, view free movies on campus when the 2022 Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film screens film shorts at 12:05 p.m. Oct. 10 and 12 and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11 and 13 in the Stone Center’s Hitchcock Multipurpose Room.