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October 2020

Graduate Students Virtual Wellness Circles

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 10:00 am

Zoom Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

In times of crisis, our brains tend to go into full-on fight/flight, which is effective ONLY if we are in immediate and life-threatening danger. Our bodies are not intended to exist in fight/flight states for more than a few hours or our body systems will begin to exhaust and shut down into a numbed out, freeze state. This is unhealthy. Join Shahnaz Khawaja as she talks about ways to turn off the body’s fight/flight/freeze response, and how to engage in…

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Virtual MAGS Social Hour

October 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Please join us for our Military-Affiliated Grads Initiative social to reconnect with one another and check-in to see how the semester is going.  Shane Hale, Boot Print to Heel Print Assistant Coordinator, will be your host.  Students may come and go whenever it works best in your schedule, but we’ll be online for the full two hours. Please REGISTER and the Zoom link will be emailed to you on the day of the social.   REGISTER

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IME: Virtual Writing Wednesday

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Zoom Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

  Join IME for Virtual Writing Wednesday! We’ll be hosting Writing Wednesday online to help you all stay on track with academics and provide a little bit of structure to your Wednesday. Zoom Link Here Agenda: 9:00 am – Good Morning and Share Goals for VWW 9:15 am – Begin Writing Mode *those who log on after 9:15 will be muted as not to interrupt those writing 12:00 pm – Wrap up + Report Out on Goals 12:15 pm –…

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Virtual SEA Meeting: Taking Care of Yourself

October 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Zoom Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Sisterhood of Empowerment in Academe (SEA), or the Sisterhood, is meant to be a place for women of color to come together, share their lived experiences, and support one another throughout our journey in the academy. What does self-care look like to you? Of course, we want to be as productive as possible, but how are we supposed to do the work that needs to be done while we neglect what we need to do for ourselves? Join SEA as…

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November 2020

IME: Virtual Writing Wednesday

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Zoom Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

  Join IME for Virtual Writing Wednesday! We’ll be hosting Writing Wednesday online to help you all stay on track with academics and provide a little bit of structure to your Wednesday. Zoom Link Here Agenda: 9:00 am – Good Morning and Share Goals for VWW 9:15 am – Begin Writing Mode *those who log on after 9:15 will be muted as not to interrupt those writing 12:00 pm – Wrap up + Report Out on Goals 12:15 pm –…

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Graduate Students Virtual Wellness Circles

November 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Zoom Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

In times of crisis, our brains tend to go into full-on fight/flight, which is effective ONLY if we are in immediate and life-threatening danger. Our bodies are not intended to exist in fight/flight states for more than a few hours or our body systems will begin to exhaust and shut down into a numbed out, freeze state. This is unhealthy. Join Shahnaz Khawaja as she talks about ways to turn off the body’s fight/flight/freeze response, and how to engage in…

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Virtual Grad Student F1RSTS Peer Support Group

November 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Join Ekiuwa and Stefani for the Carolina Grad Student Firsts peer support group. We will be discussing the challenges of social distancing and change in our current climate. You will have the opportunity to process your experience with other graduate students across various departments. The group will be facilitated by a fellow first-gen social worker and doctoral student. Once you have registered, you will receive the Zoom meeting link. If you have any questions, please contact Ekiuwa Imariagbe at ecimaria@unc.edu REGISTER HERE

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QGAPS Social

November 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

QGAPS Social is a bi-monthly gathering for LGBTQIA+ graduate and professional students. It's a chance for folks to connect, come together, and build community. Friends and family are welcome to join! Please register here: http://tinyurl.com/y43ufamk

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First-Gen Faculty Panel: “How My Identity Influences My Academic Research.”

November 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

As part of UNC’s 2020 National First-gen College Celebration, Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS will be hosting a panel discussion with some of our own outstanding first-generation faculty.  The panelists will share their own personal experiences as first-generation faculty and why they've chosen their particular area of research. REGISTER HERE Jennifer M. Morton, Ph.D. (She/her) Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences Jennifer M. Morton is an associate professor of philosophy. She earned her Ph.D. from…

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First-Generation Student Association Game Day/Night

November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Zoom Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

As part of the National First-Gen College Celebration, the Student Association Board will be hosting a game night! All registrants who attend will be entered into a raffle and play a series of games such as Kahoot, Pictionary, and Charades. Each winner of the games gets additional entries into the raffle. A UNC hoodie will be raffled off at each session. We’ll also share news about the First-generation Voices Project.! There will be 3 sessions, registrants are welcomed to attend…

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