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February 2019

DSS Wellness: Developing Your Emotional Intelligence Part II

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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I have my EQ-I Report- Now What? Pre-requisites: This is a high level workshop and attendees should have completed the EQ-I 2.0 assessment and thoroughly reviewed their information prior to attending the workshop. Participants should have identified at least 2-3 EI skills and 2-3 overall qualities they want to develop further prior to attending the workshop This workshop is designed to expand on insights gained from your self-review of your results and your comprehensive feedback report. The focus will be…

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CWC: What to Expect When You’re Expecting

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dey Hall, Toy Lounge 4th Floor, 200 South Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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A session for anyone adopting, fostering, or having a child What should you expect when you’re expecting a child? Whether you’re pregnant, adopting, or fostering, the only thing you know you can expect is lots of change! Join us for the CWC’s overview of how to access resources on and off campus, lactation rooms and other accommodations; to find and pay for child care; and to approach work/life balance. Hear from UNC parents about their experiences! 12 - 1 PM,…

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DSS Speaker: Lawrence Bobo, Ph.D.

February 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  Understanding "No Special Favors" A Quantitative and Qualitative Mapping of the Meaning of Modern Racial Resentment   Presented by Lawrence D. Bobo, Ph.D Harvard University   February 27th, 2019 at 5:00PM Pleasants Family Assembly Room - Wilson Library The UNC Sociology Doris Selo Lecture features Lawrence D. Bobo, PhD presenting his talk of “Understanding ‘No Special Favors’: A Quantitative and Qualitative Mapping of the Meaning of Modern Racial Resentment.”   Dr. Bobo is the W.E.B. DuBois Professor and Dean…

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Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS & Carolina F1RSTS Networking Event

February 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join the Carolina F1RSTS and Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS for an afternoon of networking.  What does Networking as a first-generation college student look like?  Learn concrete strategies on how to navigate different situations as you meet new people.  Appetizers and mocktails will be served.  Please REGISTER by Tuesday, February 26th.  Space is limited.

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March 2019

Strengths Lunch & Learn

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Discover your innate natural talents, then learn how to apply them to achieve your goals. Understanding your strengths will help as you explore careers, work in teams, and find strategies that are best suited to you and what you already do well. Registrants will be contacted to take the Strengths Finder test and results will be discussed in a group setting at the workshop. Register by February 22 at http://go.unc.edu/StrengthsLunchNLearn Lunch will be served.

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DSS Wellness: Listening to Your Body

March 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you know that emotions are felt as sensations in your body? Your body also keeps a score of everything it has felt. Imprints of your experiences are stored in muscular and physical structures. What experiences has your body been carrying? What is your body trying to tell you? Can you tell? Body awareness can be cultivated with practice and awareness. Join us to learn more! This is an exploratory workshop. Participants will learn about 1. Body memories and trauma…

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Effective Mentoring Workshops

March 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Mentoring principles are universal and apply to a variety of professional settings in and out of academia. This mentoring workshop series (Entering Mentoring) will provide graduate students training in competencies and skills with effective mentoring (being mentors themselves). Graduate students in all disciplines are welcome to participate. Students who will be mentoring undergraduate students this summer 2019 are particularly encouraged to participate. Sessions will be based on case scenarios, evidence-based practices, and participants are expected to actively engage in discussions.…

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DSS Advancing Narratives Speaker Series–Being Ocean as Praxis: Sylvia Wynter, Depth Humanisms and Dark Sciences–Alexis Pauline Gumbs, PhD

March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library, 200 South Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27515 United States
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This interactive lecture will draw on Alexis Pauline Gumbs’s research on Sylvia Wynter, her practice of navigating in, around, and beyond the academy, and her forthcoming book Dub: Finding Ceremony. As an educator, Alexis Pauline Gumbs walks in the legacy of black lady school teachers in post-slavery communities who offered sacred educational space to the intergenerational newly free in exchange for the random necessities of life. She honors the lives and creative works of Black feminist geniuses as sacred texts for…

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DSS Workshop–“with a heart as big as a whale”: a sustainability ritual for community accountable scholars with Alexis Pauline Gumbs, PhD

March 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This workshop is for self-identified community accountable scholars with an emphasis on intellectuals from traditionally under-represented communities.  We will listen, write, move and work together to remember and reclaim practices of sustainability for those impacted most from the intersecting violences that we meet (and which are often reproduced) in academic spaces.  Come with change in your heart and be ready to leave with sustenance for your own life-time of love motivated practice.  Space is limited so please REGISTER. As an…

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