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March 2017

Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS: Dinner and Conversation with Dr. Sonja Ardoin

March 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center – Hitchcock Multipurpose Rm, 150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Sonja Ardoin, PhD The Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS are invited to share dinner and conversation about life as a first generation graduate student with Dr. Sonja Ardoin from 5-6:30 pm on Tuesday, March 21st. Graduate students are strongly encouraged to bring questions and topics to guide the conversation in a way that is meaningful to the group.  Topical ideas that can serve as a base for the conversation can include but are not limited to: Navigating…

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HAVEN (Helping Advocates for Violence Ending Now) Skills Training

March 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 6:00pm

Click here to register for HAVEN training! HAVEN (Helping Advocates for Violence Ending Now) is a collaboration between the Equal Opportunity & Compliance Office, the Carolina Women’s Center, the Office of the Dean of Students, and Student Wellness. It provides students, faculty, staff and Post Doctoral Fellows with tools to be an ally to someone who has experienced sexual or interpersonal (relationship) violence or stalking. The three-hour training emphasizes the importance of listening, responding compassionately, and connecting survivors to resources…

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LGBTQ+ Graduate Student Speaker Series – Save the Date

March 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Please join the UNC LGBTQ Center and Queer Grads for our Graduate Speaker Series.  Speaker and topic to be announced soon! The presentation will be about an hour with time built in for Q&A. Light refreshments will be served so please REGISTER. About the Graduate Speaker Series: The UNC LGBTQ Center and Queer Grads, one of the Diversity and Student Success Program Initiatives in the Graduate School, are co-sponsoring this speaker series to share the work of graduate & professional…

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Camouflaged Etiquette: Gender and Standards of Behavior in the US Military, 1960-1980

March 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hamilton Hall 569, 102 Emerson Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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“Camouflaged Etiquette” examines depictions of enlisted women in official military documents and media reports in the 1970s. These documents attempted to configure a female military officer, at a time when the only existing metric was male. Furthermore, rules pertaining to and depictions of enlisted women reflected an attempt to hold on to a nebulous idea of what the U.S. military had been in the past—an ideal that never existed—while grappling with the changing structure and status of the U.S. military…

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G-SHAH (Graduate Social Hour-And-A-Half)

March 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for G-SHAH! G-SHAH is an informal opportunity for graduate & professional students – and their friends, family, and partners – to connect and build community. Taking into account the feedback we received on our survey, we’ll be keeping G-SHAH on 2nd & 4th Thursdays, but with a new time of 6-7:30 pm. As a reminder, friends, partners, and families are all invited to attend G-SHAH. 

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Emotional Intelligence Half-Day Workshop

March 24 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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What is emotional intelligence and why should you care about it?  Emotional intelligence is a set of skills that you can use that help you understand and manage your emotions effectively, build more satisfying and productive relationships at work and home, manage your stress and make excellent decisions.  Because there is no correlation between IQ and Emotional Intelligence, there are many very bright people who lack key emotional intelligence skills or don't know how to best leverage the EI skills…

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April 2017

Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS: First-Gen Friday

April 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS invites all first-generation graduate students to attend First-Gen Friday.  More details to come!

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IME and Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS Lunch and Learn: Fortifying Your Dreams

April 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Some graduate students face the unique challenge of going beyond where their families have gone, particularly first-generation students and/or students of color. How do you keep yourself motivated, confident, and focused on your academic journey?  How do you include family, who may not understand your challenges or be supportive, while also setting personal boundaries? How do you look for mentors who will go beyond professional courtesy and help you navigate the nuances of academia? Where do you seek information and…

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G-SHAH (Graduate Social Hour-And-A-Half)

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for G-SHAH! G-SHAH is an informal opportunity for graduate & professional students – and their friends, family, and partners – to connect and build community. Taking into account the feedback we received on our survey, we’ll be keeping G-SHAH on 2nd & 4th Thursdays, but with a new time of 6-7:30 pm. As a reminder, friends, partners, and families are all invited to attend G-SHAH. 

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HAVEN (Helping Advocates for Violence Ending Now) Skills Training

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 1:00pm

One event on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 6:00pm

Click here to register for HAVEN training! HAVEN (Helping Advocates for Violence Ending Now) is a collaboration between the Equal Opportunity & Compliance Office, the Carolina Women’s Center, the Office of the Dean of Students, and Student Wellness. It provides students, faculty, staff and Post Doctoral Fellows with tools to be an ally to someone who has experienced sexual or interpersonal (relationship) violence or stalking. The three-hour training emphasizes the importance of listening, responding compassionately, and connecting survivors to resources…

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