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April 2017

LGBTIQ Advocacy Awards – Nominations for Graduate Students – Deadline Extended to Thursday, April 13

April 13

LGBTIQ Advocacy Award Flyer The LGBTQ Center is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the LGBTIQ Advocacy Award. This award recognizes contributions to or advocacy on behalf of the LGBTIQ communities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Individuals who are graduating and who have contributed in one or more of the following ways are eligible for consideration: Elevated the status of LGBTIQ-identified persons and/or allies; Helped to improve campus or community…

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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 from underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds. How do you keep yourself motivated, confident, and focused on your academic journey?  How do you overcome the feelings of "imposter syndrome"?  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 support systems that can provide you…

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Carolina Conversations–Faculty Diversity: The Benefits & Challenges

April 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Carolina Union Aquarium Lounge, 209 South Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Having a diverse faculty – in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, religion – adds greatly to the experiences of our students in the classroom. How often do we as faculty think deeply about our role in recruitment and hiring diverse faculty? What can we do to build stronger pipelines and pathways to support diverse scholars? Facilitated by Dr. Marybeth Gasman, Professor of Education, Director, Penn Center for Minority-Serving Institutions, University of Pennsylvania. Moderated by Prof. G. Rumay Alexander, Director,…

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

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
TRU+Deli, 114 Henderson St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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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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SGTMAJ David Devaney Speaking Event – “They Were Heroes: A Sergeant Major’s Tribute to Combat Marines of Iraq and Afghanistan”

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hanes Art Center Auditorium, 115 South Columbia St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Carolina Veterans Organization will be hosting SGTMAJ David Devaney, author of They Were Heroes: A Sergeant Major’s tribute to Combat Marines of Iraq and Afghanistan. SGTMAJ Devaney will be discussing Post-traumatic stress disorder, post-traumatic growth, how the media harms veterans, and bridging the gap between veterans and civilians.  This event is free and open to the public. Contact carolinaveterans@gmail.com for more information or find their facebook event invitation here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1319560214806095/

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LGBTQ+ Graduate Speaker Series – Gender Flux in Contemporary Fiction – Laura Broom, Doctoral Candidate in English

April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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LGBTQ Grad Speaker Series Flyer This talk explores the anxieties and possibilities evoked by the transgender characters in Patricia Powell's The Pagoda (1998) and Jeffrey Eugenides' Middlesex (2002). Lunch will be served at noon and the talk will begin at 12:15 pm. 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…

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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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Gillings School of Global Public Health–Minority Student Caucus Annual Alumni Panel

April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Minority Student Caucus Alumni Panel Please join the Gillings School of Global Public Health Minority Student Caucus for their Annual Alumni Panel to learn more about public health.

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS For The LBGTQI Performance Commission Project – Deadline is April 20 by 5 pm

April 20

The Process Series: New Works in Development, the LGBTQ Center, the Program in Sexuality Studies, and The Provost’s Committee for LGBTQ Life are announcing a call for proposals for new original performance pieces created by UNC graduate or undergraduate student/s that explores the LGBTQI experience. We are soliciting proposals for original performance projects that explore LGBTQI experiences in order to deepen Carolina’s understanding of all members of the university community and beyond. We are interested in projects that will heighten awareness…

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Global Grads Lunch & Learn: Fostering Resilience Through Community

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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As a Global Grad, coming to UNC to pursue your graduate studies already proves you have a tremendous amount of resilience.  But, how do you foster that resiliency when, at times, you feel alone or homesick, or have had difficulty navigating the American culture?  How, and to whom, do you to reach out and ask for help?  How do you build your community?  Join us for this event to learn more about your own resiliency through informal, self-reflective writing and…

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