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211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
(919) 962-2505 http://gradschool.unc.edu/gsc/

January 2019

DSS Wellness: Stress & Resilience- Cumulative Stress & Body Memories

January 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Stress is your body's way of responding to demands and/or threats whether real or imagined and can be both positive as well as negative. Stress can also accumulate over time and start to have a significant effect on health and wellbeing.  When stress outweighs our resources, we find ourselves in a state of collapse. Resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from stress. As a whole, resilience is a factor that can deflect the state of collapse and is a…

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IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

January 23 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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Global Grads Tax Information Session 1

January 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Are you an international graduate student who needs assistance with filing your US federal and North Carolina state income tax returns?  The federal income tax filing deadline (midnight on April 15, 2019) will be here before you know it! Staff from the UNC Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program will be providing two 45-minute information sessions to our Global Grads (international graduate students) on how to get tax preparation assistance through VITA, how and where to sign up for their appointments, and what documents…

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Meaning-Making for Graduate & Professional Students (3-week series)

January 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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What is meaning-making? According to Roger Kegan’s theory of meaning-making development, meaning-making “is a conceptualization of how human beings make meaning of themselves, of others, and of their experiences throughout their life-span.” In this 3-week series, you’ll have the opportunity for personal self-reflection through free writing and small group discussion, which will be supported by short articles and readings on meaning-making and purpose of life. All sessions will be held at the Graduate Student Center at 211A West Cameron Avenue.…

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Resiliency and Imposter Syndrome Workshop

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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As graduate students, it’s critical to learn how to deal with challenges and set-backs to progress and advance personally and professionally. Participants will learn evidence-based strategies to develop a growth mindset, reduce ANTs, minimize imposter fears, increase optimism and how to use feedback constructively. Lunch provided. REGISTER

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IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

January 30 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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Global Grads Tax Information Session 2

January 30 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Are you an international graduate student who needs assistance with filing your US federal and North Carolina state income tax returns?  The federal income tax filing deadline (midnight on April 15, 2019) will be here before you know it! Staff from the UNC Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program will be providing two 45-minute information sessions to our Global Grads (international graduate students) on how to get tax preparation assistance through VITA, how and where to sign up for their appointments, and what documents…

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IME: Get Social!

January 30 @ 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Get social with IME! Join us at Top of the Hill's Back Bar for good food and good company. IME will be providing appetizers, so get there early! You are responsible for buying your own beverages. REGISTER HERE

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Communication Styles and Conflict Resolution Workshop

January 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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  Effective communication is critical to success in our professional careers as well as daily interactions. This workshop will provide opportunities to assess your communication style, learn strategies on how to best interact with others who may not share your style, determine issues that are impacting your progress and how to respond to conflict in constructive ways.  REGISTER

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February 2019

Meaning-Making for Graduate & Professional Students (3-week series)

February 4 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, February 11, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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What is meaning-making? According to Roger Kegan’s theory of meaning-making development, meaning-making “is a conceptualization of how human beings make meaning of themselves, of others, and of their experiences throughout their life-span.” In this 3-week series, you’ll have the opportunity for personal self-reflection through free writing and small group discussion, which will be supported by short articles and readings on meaning-making and purpose of life. All sessions will be held at the Graduate Student Center at 211A West Cameron Avenue.…

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DSS Wellness: Stress & Resilience- Creating a Wellness Plan

February 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Stress is your body's way of responding to demands and/or threats whether real or imagined and can be both positive as well as negative. Stress can also accumulate over time and start to have a significant effect on health and wellbeing.  When stress outweighs our resources, we find ourselves in a state of collapse. Resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from stress. As a whole, resilience is a factor that can deflect the state of collapse and is a…

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IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

February 6 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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IME Training Up: Intro to Python

February 8 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Interested in a crash course in programming and statistical computing? Join us for a quick course designed to acquaint absolute beginners to programming with Python. People registering for the course should be aware that this course will be taught through a computer science/data analytics lens. This seminar is led by Nicole Lama, Doctoral student in Curriculum in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. Note: Please bring your laptop to this workshop! Lunch will be provided, so please register. REGISTER HERE

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Meaning-Making for Graduate & Professional Students (3-week series)

February 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, February 11, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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What is meaning-making? According to Roger Kegan’s theory of meaning-making development, meaning-making “is a conceptualization of how human beings make meaning of themselves, of others, and of their experiences throughout their life-span.” In this 3-week series, you’ll have the opportunity for personal self-reflection through free writing and small group discussion, which will be supported by short articles and readings on meaning-making and purpose of life. All sessions will be held at the Graduate Student Center at 211A West Cameron Avenue.…

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IME Training Up: Website

February 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Regardless of career choice, EVERYONE needs to learn how to brand and market themselves, their research, and their skills. Come out to the Graduate Student Center to learn how to create your own personal website. No coding knowledge required! This seminar will be led by Teresa Phan, Master's student in the School of Information and Library Science. Teresa will be showing us how to create a personal portfolio using Google Sites. Here's what you'll need BEFORE the workshop: A Google account…

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IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

February 13 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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IME: Sugar Rush

February 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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We're in the middle of the semester and what better time to take a break for some sweet treats?! Join your IME peers for games, goodies, and candies at our annual event. REGISTER HERE

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IME La Familia: Salsa and Guac Contest

February 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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We're inviting all Latinx students and friends to participate in our first salsa and guacamole contest! You can enter for either (or both) category - or simply come to taste and judge the entries. During registration please indicate if you plan to enter the competition. If so, indicate which category you will be competing in. REGISTER HERE

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IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

February 20 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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Global Grads:  Communicating with Employers Part I The Interview

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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  Global Grads workshops focus on support for international graduate and professional students. This two part session will allow you to gain knowledge and practice in communicating with employers for your job search. Part I will focus on the interview about the types of interviews (phone, in-person, Skype) and how to prepare what are employers really asking how to use the STAR method to frame answers Please Register by February 15th: http://go.unc.edu/GGTheInterview Lunch will be served. (Please note—These workshops repeat some of…

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IME: Sisterhood of Empowerment in Academe (SEA) Meeting

February 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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  REGISTER HERE

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IME Training Up: Conference Networking

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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As you complete your graduate and professional studies, attendance and participation in conferences will become increasingly important and necessary. While networking at conferences may seem daunting, there are a few tips and tricks that are useful to know! Join your IME peers as we discuss the conference experience, practice your elevator pitch, and engage in conference-related role play scenarios. For more information and help with drafting your elevator pitch, click here. This seminar is led by Brionca Taylor, doctoral candidate in…

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IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

February 27 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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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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IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

March 6 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

March 13 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

March 20 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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IME Training Up: Intermediate R

March 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Know the basics of R studio and want to learn more? Join us for a short course designed to further acquaint intermediate-level users to programming with R. People registering for the course should be aware that this course will be taught through a computer science/data analytics lens. This seminar is led by Nicole Lama, Doctoral student in Curriculum in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.   Requirements: Must bring laptop with R (versions 3.0.1 and above are fine) and R studio installed (IMPORTANT!!!).…

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Global Grads: Communicating with Employers Part II Networking

March 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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  Global Grads workshops focus on support for international graduate and professional students. This two part session will allow you to gain knowledge and practice in communicating with employers for your job search. Part II will focus on networking as a technique for meeting employers and conducting your job search.Participants will learn: advice from a successful graduate basic information on how to identify and build your network US/Western format for mingling Please Register by March 15th: http://go.unc.edu/GGNetworking Lunch will be served.…

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IME: Sisterhood of Empowerment in Academe (SEA) Meeting

March 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

March 27 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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April 2019

IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

April 3 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

April 10 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

April 17 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

April 24 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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IME: Sisterhood of Empowerment in Academe (SEA) Meeting

April 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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May 2019

IME: Writing Wednesday & Writing Coach

May 1 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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8:00am - 4:30pm WRITING SPACE: Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on writing. We will have drinks, breakfast snacks & your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a PRODUCTIVE HABIT**         9:30 - 10:30am WRITING COACH: As part of Writing Wednesday, join us for this event! Each Wednesday: Candace Buckner, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, will share…

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