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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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CAPS: Global Grads Group

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 2:00pm

FedEx Global Education Center – Room 2008, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Lonely? Isolated? Wanting to connect with other Grad Students? You aren't the only one! Counseling and Psychological Services is offering a Global Grads group. No sign up needed, show up and join any time! The Global Grads group will be supportive in nature where International graduate students will be given a safe and confidential space to talk about their various stressors and experiences of being an international graduate student at UNC.  The group will create space for global grads to give…

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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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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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Campus Rec: Climbing at Pilot Mountain

March 3
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$39.00

The 60' quartzite cliffs of Pilot Mountain provide the perfect introduction to outdoor top-rope climbing. Your team will learn knots, belaying, climbing technique and safety management. The Saura, a Native American tribe of the North Carolina Piedmont region, knew the mountain as Jomeokee, meaning the Great Guide. The 2421’ quartzite crystal manadnock marks a point of uplift from a seafloor that existed roughly 600 million years ago. This climbing expedition always provides plenty of challenge and creates lasting friendships! On…

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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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CAPS: Global Grads Group

March 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 2:00pm

FedEx Global Education Center – Room 2008, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Lonely? Isolated? Wanting to connect with other Grad Students? You aren't the only one! Counseling and Psychological Services is offering a Global Grads group. No sign up needed, show up and join any time! The Global Grads group will be supportive in nature where International graduate students will be given a safe and confidential space to talk about their various stressors and experiences of being an international graduate student at UNC.  The group will create space for global grads to give…

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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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