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August 2019

IME Brotherhood of Success (BOS): Planning Meeting

August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

At this meeting we will discuss how programming should look this year (potential topics, meeting structure, meeting locations). Last year, we discussed academic culture, self-doubt, and what success is among other topics. We want to plan a calendar of events that meets the needs identified at this meeting. Come prepared to discuss the following prompts regarding BOS: What did you enjoy about past events? What can be improved this year? What are some topics you would like to discuss this…

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CGSF: First-Gen Friday – Welcome & Orientation

August 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Join us for the first First-Gen Friday of the year! This will be an afternoon of yummy appetizers and good conversations with other first-generation grad students. New and returning students are welcome. We will also be sharing upcoming events you won't want to miss! First-Gen Fridays are a monthly social event for first-generation graduate students at UNC. Come out to enjoy the company of your first-gen peers from across the university, while enjoying free appetizers. This is a great chance…

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IME Sisterhood of Empowerment in Academe (SEA): Sister Circle…And We Back!

August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Sister circles have been used in other contexts for black women to work through the ins and outs of their daily lives. We will continue that rich tradition here, to provide affirmation, validation, and support as we all work through this arduous journey called graduate school. The start of a new academic year is upon us once again so let’s get started off right! Join SEA for the first meeting of the semester as we welcome back both new and returning…

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IME: Writing Wednesday & Coach’s Corner

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

8:00am – 5:00pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**           Coach Candace is back this semester! This Fall I will be trying out drop-in coaching. I will be available at 1pm in the…

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Green Zone Training

August 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carolina Veterans Resource Center, 211 Branson St
Chapel Hill, 27599 United States

Green Zone is for faculty, staff, and students who wish to learn more about the military affiliated student experience. Its goals are to train members of the Carolina community to know more about the issues and concerns faced by military affiliated students and to identify individuals who are available to assist this population. These individuals are not expected to be experts who can “solve problems.” Rather, individuals who complete the training should be able to lend a sympathetic ear and…

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IME Fall Kickstart: Welcome Back

August 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Time to connect with old friends and meet new friends at this welcome-back event! We will have a chance to connect while enjoying a DESSERT BAR, 4-5pm, then you are off to continue the conversation at TOPO Backbar where IME will provide appetizers.   For planning purposes, MUST REGISTER  

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Global Grads: Academic Success Lunch and Learn

August 30 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

What do I need to know about the American culture and expectations in the classroom and research settings at UNC?  This Global Grads Information Session will include an overview of the Academic and Professional Development workshops and the PITAP (Preparing International Teaching Assistants Program) course.  Staff from the Writing Center (for ESL Courses/Groups) and University Library Resources will also present information about how their offerings can be of benefit to you.   GLOBAL GRADS INFORMATION SESSIONS (CONTINUED ORIENTATION FOR NEW…

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Global Grads Academic Year Kick-Off

August 30 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Join us for an informal social as we kick off the Global Grads Initiative for the academic year! We're bringing together our new and current international graduate students for an evening of community building and networking (and some good food!). A brief welcome will take place at 5:00 p.m. REGISTER HERE

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September 2019

IME: Writing Wednesday & Coach’s Corner

September 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

8:00am – 5:00pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**           Coach Candace is back this semester! This Fall I will be trying out drop-in coaching. I will be available at 1pm in the…

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Global Grads Tea & Conversation

September 5 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Join us for a Global Grads Tea and Conversation to check in, get to know one another, and see how the semester is going!  We'll have tea, coffee, snacks, and sweets for you to enjoy.  Please REGISTER by Monday, September 2 so we know how much food to purchase. REGISTER HERE

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