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October 2017

Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS Lunch & Learn: Navigating Family Relationships as a First-Gen Grad Student

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join us for lunch and discussion about how, as first-gen graduate students, we can navigate our relationships and dynamics with our families.  Our discussion will be led by Aayla Alexander and Erinn Scott, staff from UNC Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).  Prior to the lunch and learn, as a springboard to begin the discussion, please take a moment to read the highlighted portions of this article: Navigating the Pipeline--How Socio-Cultural Influences Impact First-Generation Doctoral Students Please REGISTER by Friday, October…

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Heeloween Spooktacular for Grad Students (Family-friendly Event) at the Carolina Veterans Resource Center

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Carolina Veterans Resource Center, 211 Branson St
Chapel Hill, 27599 United States
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Please come join us for our family friendly Heeloween Spooktacular! We will have trick or treating, games, and a craft for all ages to enjoy. Costumes are encouraged. We will also play Halloweentown starting at 5:30pm. Pizza and snacks provided. This event is open to our military-affiliated Carolina community and Baity Hill residents.   Please REGISTER so we'll know how much pizza to order.

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Global Grads Lunch & Learn: Fostering Resilience Through Community

October 30 @ 12:00 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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Queer Grads Fall 2017 Advisory Board Meeting

October 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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We need YOU!  Please consider serving on the Queer Grads Advisory Board this 2017-2018 academic year.  The Board meets twice a year for about 1.5 hours—once in the fall semester (October) and at the end of the academic year (May).  Snacks and drinks will be served. Please email Maria Erb if you are not currently on the Board but you're interested in attending the October meeting: maria.erb@unc.edu

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November 2017

Lumbees Serving in the Military: Walking in Two Worlds

November 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Rm 1015, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Please join the UNC Graduate School Diversity and Student Success Program (DSS), the Carolina Veterans Resource Center (CVRC), and the American Indian Center as we celebrate American Indian Heritage Month and honor the contributions of Native veterans.  Veterans from the Lumbee Warriors Association will share their unique and rich culture, traditions and beliefs, and how these intersect with their military service. This event is free and open to the public. Park in the CVS Plaza Deck on Rosemary Street and…

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Global Grads Fall Advisory Board Meeting (New Members Welcome!)

November 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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The first Global Grads Advisory Board meeting of the 2017-2018 academic year will take place on November 14th from 3:30-5 pm at the Graduate Student Center.  We welcome new members (current international graduate students) to join us.  Because you’re busy graduate students, the Advisory Board only meets 2 times a year for about 1 ½ hours—once in the fall semester (November) and at the end of the academic year (May).  Questions?  Please contact Maria at Maria.Erb@unc.edu.

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