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February 2021

Resiliency, Imposter Syndrome, & Optimism with Brian Rybarczyk

Thursday, February 11, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

This workshop will unmask approaches and tools that graduate students can implement immediately to help overcome the unique challenges they face, especially early in their degree matriculation process. Participants will learn evidence-based strategies to develop a growth mindset, reduce ANTs, minimize imposter fears, increase optimism, and ways to use feedback constructively. The workshop will actively engage participants in opportunities for self-reflection, sharing, and creating plans for self-improvement to increase success holistically. The Zoom link will be emailed to you just…

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Virtual DSS Wellness: Navigating Conflict through the Lens of Fight, Flight, Freeze and Fawn Responses

Thursday, February 18, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

What do you do when you disagree with your partner, your friend, or your advisor? Do you dig your heels in? Do you run away? Do you stop in your tracks? Does it matter if there is a power differential? Thinking about how you manage conflict – and how others manage conflict – can be critical in helping you figure out a reasonable path forward. When interacting in a professional setting, we are likely to run into misunderstandings and communication…

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March 2021

Virtual DSS: Budgeting 101 – Learn How to Budget Your Money

Thursday, March 4, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Facilitator: Brooke O'Neal, MTWM Have you ever wondered why some people are bad with money? It is probably because they have not been exposed to good money habits. Well, that does not have to be you. Are you confused about how to stay on budget and save money? You are in luck. Budgeting is a skill anyone can learn. Join us for a free interactive budgeting webinar. During this webinar you will be taught the skills you need for budgeting…

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April 2021

DSS: Virtual Beyond These Walls

Thursday, April 22, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

A Diversity and Student Success signature event featuring graduate scholars creating knowledge and presenting research that will impact Carolina and BEYOND The Graduate School’s DSS program invites the Carolina campus community to the 2021 Beyond These Walls virtual presentation. Research featuring graduate students in the Strengths, Assets, & Resilience (StAR) Lab under the direction of Dr. Shauna M. Cooper, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience MUST REGISTER to get the Zoom link Black Communities and Families: Exploring Strengths,…

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May 2021

DSS Pop-Up Recognition

Thursday, May 6, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

We want to celebrate you! Diversity & Student Success is hosting a Pop-Up Recogntion for our 2021 graduates! If you are completing your graduate or professional studies this semester, we invite you to stop by the Graduate Student Center to be recognized and celebrated. We will be distributing DSS honor cords along with cupcakes to go! You MUST REGISTER for this event. Registration deadline: Monday, May 3 at 12pm EST. We ask that you observe the University's Community Standards to help keep one…

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July 2021

Virtual 2021 Summer Undergraduate Pipeline Research Symposium

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 @ 8:45 am - 5:10 pm
Zoom Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

This summer’s virtual symposium will feature over 100 undergraduate scholars! WHEN:  Tuesday, July 27th, 8:45am-5:10pm WHERE: Zoom The 2021 Summer Undergraduate Pipeline (SUP) Research Symposium will provide an opportunity for undergraduate students engaging in research under the direction of UNC-Chapel Hill faculty to present their research to a broad audience of faculty, staff, and students from across campus and the general public. All are welcome! Agenda: 8:45am: Opening remarks by Associate Dean Kate McAnulty 8:55am: Log on for morning research…

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September 2021

In-Person: MAGS Monthly Rally

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Veterans Resource Center, 211 Branson St
Chapel Hill, 27599 United States

Come on out to the Carolina Veterans Resource Center and have a meal with peers! This is your opportunity to get to know one another and build community in a relaxed setting. We will offer chicken or veggie options from El Chapin Guatemalan Grill. All meals will be individually wrapped and pre-packaged to ensure food safety and physical distancing. You MUST REGISTER in order to get a meal. You The deadline to register is Friday, September 3 at 5pm ET. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.…

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October 2021

In-Person: MAGS Monthly Rally

Thursday, October 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Carolina Veterans Resource Center, 211 Branson St
Chapel Hill, 27599 United States

Come on out to the Carolina Veterans Resource Center and have a meal with peers! This is your opportunity to get to know one another and build community in a relaxed setting. We will offer chicken and veggie options from El Chapin Guatemalan Grill. All meals will be individually wrapped and pre-packaged to ensure food safety and physical distancing. You MUST REGISTER in order to get a meal. The deadline to register is Tuesday, October 26 at 5pm ET. REGISTRATION…

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December 2021

In-Person: MAGS Holiday Monthly Rally

Thursday, December 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211 W. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Come on out to the Graduate Student Center and have a special holiday meal with peers! This is your opportunity to get to know one another and build community in a relaxed setting. We will offer two choices of meals: Baked rosemary chicken with roasted red potatoes and sautéed green beans Vegetable lasagna with roasted red potatoes All meals will be individually wrapped and pre-packaged to ensure food safety and physical distancing. You MUST REGISTER in order to get a…

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March 2022

CANCELLED In-Person: MAGS Chat & Chew

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join MAGS for breakfast and a discussion with Amy Rodriguez, PA-C Amy will lead us in discussion about "Thriving Post Transition" from the military. We'll explore building an intentional community; the journey from the military to the "civilian world;" and success in the classroom. Facilitator info: Amy Rodriguez is an Army Veteran and Physician Assistant. She grew up as a "military brat" and is the oldest (and wisest!) of 4 siblings. She is a graduate of West Point ('06). In…

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