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October 2017

Garmsir Marines Photography Exhibition Opening Reception

October 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us October 4 for the Opening Reception for Garmsir Marines - an outdoor photography exhibition in Battle Park of large format portraits of U.S. Marines taken on the frontline in Afghanistan by photographer Louie Palu. Photographer Louie Palu will give a brief talk followed by a Q&A with a catered lunch. The photographs in this installation were taken in 2008 at a small combat outpost in Garmsir District located in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. The marines belong to the 1st…

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Emotional Intelligence Half-day Workshop

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 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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Global Grads: Finding Funding Workshop for International Graduate Students

October 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Health Sciences Library, Rm 307, 335 S Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Please join us for this interactive workshop led by Graduate Funding Information Center staff who cover resources for finding and applying for funding.  This workshop is designed specifically for our international graduate students since funding sources are often limited.  Possible funding needs include tuition, travel grants, dissertation research, master’s paper research, stipends, or other costs associated with completing a doctoral or master’s degree. For more information about topics covered, view our workshops page.   Now is an excellent time to start…

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National Coming Out Day

October 11

Every year on National Coming Out Day (NCOD), we celebrate coming out as part of the diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender intersex, queer, asexual, Two-Spirit, Same Gender Loving, Pansexual, Asexual community by being visible and affirming others' right to be safely visible in their identities. At UNC-Chapel Hill, that means celebrating our pride and allyship* in the pit, learning about LGBTIQA+ history and communities, and building community across experiences. There are plenty of ways to get involved for NCOD 2017:  …

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Global Grads: Networking & Interviewing Skills

October 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This Global Grads workshop focuses on support for international graduate students.  In this session, participants will learn: how to network and build your connections about the types of interviews (phone, in-person, Skype) and how to prepare what are employers really asking how to use the STAR method to frame answers cultural expectations for the job search in the US Please REGISTER by Tuesday, October 10th to reserve your seat! (Please note--This workshop is a repeat of the workshops offered in…

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Autumn Fest for International Students

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center – 1st Floor Atrium, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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International Student & Scholar Services is sponsoring their 4th annual Autumn Fest! At this event international students can learn more about American holidays and traditional fall events, participate in fall trivia, have their pictures taken at the Pumpkin Patch Photo Booth, and try out some seasonal foods.  Light refreshments will be provided.  

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Military-Affiliated Grads Gathering @ the Carolina Veterans Resource Center

October 12 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Carolina Veterans Resource Center, 211 Branson St
Chapel Hill, 27599 United States
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Join your fellow military-affiliated graduate and professional students at the new Carolina Veterans Resource Center.  This is an opportunity for us to check-in about the semester, network with one another, and see the new space, if you missed the grand opening.  Refreshments will be served so please REGISTER by Tuesday, October 10th. Parking will be available in the lot next to the center or you can take the RU or U bus and get off at the Manning Drive at…

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Graduate & Professional Social Hour and a Half

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Thursday, December 7, 2017

Weaver St Market Lawn, 101 E Weaver St
Carrboro, NC United States
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Graduate & Professional Social Hour and a Half (GP-SHAH) is a bi-monthly informal gathering for LGBTQ+ graduate and professional students. This is a chance for folks to come together, connect, and build community. Friends and family members are welcome! We will meet 2nd Thursday and 4th Fridays during fall semester at rotating locations throughout Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Our first meetup will be held September 14, 6-7:30 on the Weaver Street Market lawn.

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First-Gen Friday: Meet New Associate Dean Hoi Ning Ngai (Oct 13)

October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Please join us for First-Gen Friday and meet our new Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Hoi Ning Ngai, at the Graduate Student Center.  Hoi Ning will share some of her background with us as a first-generation college graduate and her bi-coastal journey to the PhD and higher education administration.  Appetizers and sweets will be served so please REGISTER by Tuesday, October 10th so we'll know how much food to order.

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Queer Grads Coffee + Quiet Time

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 9:00am

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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  Queer Grads will be hosting Coffee + Quiet Time. This is a chance for LGBTQ+ graduate and professional students to get together to share space to study, read, color, write, or do any other quiet-ish activities.         Mondays: October 2, 16, & 30 November 6 & 27 9:00-11:30 am Coffee and snacks will be provided! Register here: http://tinyurl.com/y8c7zrrc

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