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Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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March 2022

In-Person: IME Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

9:00am – 5:00pm Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a productive habit**  

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Cancelled – In-Person IME APIDA: The Big Sick film screening and discussion

Thursday, March 31, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Join APIDA for a screening of The Big Sick with discussion to follow. Popcorn and other movie snacks will be provided! Film synopsis: Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings. This film is loosely based on the relationship between actor-writer Kumail Nanjiani and his wife writer-producer Emily…

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April 2022

In-Person: IME Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

9:00am – 5:00pm Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a productive habit**  

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In-Person IME La Familia: ¡Baila Conmigo! (Dance with Me)

Thursday, April 7, 2022 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join La Familia at the Graduate Student Center for an evening of dancing and fellowship! Two of our La Familia Scholars, Jaclyn and Paz, will lead us in a 45-minute bachata lesson followed by a 45-minute salsa lesson. Come learn the basics, brush up on your skills, or tear up the dance floor! REGISTER HERE

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In-Person CGSF: Social Identities and Academia

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Social Identities and Academia  The goal of this workshop is for participants to build community with fellow first-gen graduate students while sharing and reflecting on personal experiences around identity. Participants will build connections with peers across campus by reflecting on their social identities and the various ways those identities become visible in different contexts, including academia. Join us in this affirming space! Lunch will be provided. REGISTER HERE

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In-Person: IME Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

9:00am – 5:00pm Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a productive habit**  

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In-Person Global Grads: Social Identities and Academia

Thursday, April 14, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Social Identities and Academia The goal of this workshop is for participants to build community with fellow international graduate students while sharing and reflecting on personal experiences around identity. Participants will build connections with peers across campus by reflecting on their social identities and the various ways those identities become visible in different contexts, including academia. Join us in this affirming space! Lunch will be provided. REGISTER HERE

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In-Person Sisterhood/SEA: The Check-In

Thursday, April 14, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Sisterhood of Empowerment in Academe (SEA) is a place for self-identifying women of color to come together, share our lived experiences, and support each other throughout our journey in academia and beyond. The end is in sight!! As we approach the end of the spring semester, it’s time to take a moment to breathe, pause, and celebrate how far we’ve made it in our journeys so far. The final SEA meeting of the semester will be an opportunity to check-in…

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In-Person: IME Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

9:00am – 3:00pm Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a productive habit**

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In-person IME: Building Resilience

Thursday, April 21, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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IME Presents the "Surviving to Thriving" Series  The workshops in this series are designed to provide students the skills and tools to successfully navigate academia and toxic working/learning environments, going from merely "surviving to thriving". Graduate School and Resiliency Graduate School is a journey and RESILIENCY is an essential quality for being successful during and after your graduate experience.  All are invited to join this interactive discussion about common challenges associated with the pursuit of graduate education, including aspects that…

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In-Person: IME Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

9:00am – 5:00pm Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a productive habit**  

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May 2022

In-Person Global Grads: End-of-Year Celebration & Cookout

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join the Global Grads community as we celebrate the end of the academic year and those that are graduating! This is a chance to have fun and relax with your fellow students, while enjoying traditional American cookout food, like hamburgers. Vegetarian options will be provided as well. Please note that this event is only for international graduate students at UNC and you MUST REGISTER to attend. Space is limited, so make sure to register in advance. REGISTER HERE

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In-Person: IME Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

9:00am – 5:00pm Join us in this space every Wednesday. A quiet space & time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a productive habit**

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IME Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Summer hours: 10:00am – 2:00pm on Wednesdays A quiet space & time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a productive habit**

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Thriving Thursday: A Study Space

Thursday, May 26, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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10:00am – 2:00pm This summer, join DSS on Thursdays in a dedicated study space. We will provide snacks and a quiet space for you to focus and accomplish your academic goals. **Open to all DSS initiatives**

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June 2022

IME Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Summer hours: 10:00am – 2:00pm on Wednesdays A quiet space & time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a productive habit**

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Thriving Thursday: A Study Space

Thursday, June 2, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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10:00am – 2:00pm Join DSS today in a dedicated study space. We will provide snacks and a quiet space for you to focus and accomplish your academic goals. 12:00pm We will take a lunch break at noon to hear from our colleagues at the Asian American Center. The AAC is providing lunch, so please register below if you would like to partake. REGISTER HERE **Open to all DSS initiatives**

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IME Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Summer hours: 10:00am – 2:00pm on Wednesdays A quiet space & time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a productive habit**

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Thriving Thursday: A Study Space

Thursday, June 9, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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10:00am – 2:00pm This summer, join DSS on Thursdays in a dedicated study space. We will provide snacks and a quiet space for you to focus and accomplish your academic goals. **Open to all DSS initiatives**

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IME Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Summer hours: 10:00am – 2:00pm on Wednesdays A quiet space & time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a productive habit**

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Thriving Thursday: A Study Space

Thursday, June 16, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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10:00am – 2:00pm This summer, join DSS on Thursdays in a dedicated study space. We will provide snacks and a quiet space for you to focus and accomplish your academic goals. **Open to all DSS initiatives**

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[CANCELLED] IME Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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*CANCELLED 6/22* Summer hours: 10:00am – 2:00pm on Wednesdays A quiet space & time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a productive habit**

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[CANCELLED] Thriving Thursday: A Study Space

Thursday, June 23, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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*CANCELLED 6/23* 10:00am – 2:00pm This summer, join DSS on Thursdays in a dedicated study space. We will provide snacks and a quiet space for you to focus and accomplish your academic goals. **Open to all DSS initiatives**

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IME Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Summer hours: 10:00am – 2:00pm on Wednesdays A quiet space & time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a productive habit**

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Thriving Thursday: A Study Space

Thursday, June 30, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 28, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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10:00am – 2:00pm This summer, join DSS on Thursdays in a dedicated study space. We will provide snacks and a quiet space for you to focus and accomplish your academic goals. **Open to all DSS initiatives**

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July 2022

Stars & Stripes Picnic

Friday, July 1, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Kick off the long weekend with Diversity & Student Success as we celebrate the 4th of July! We'll enjoy a picnic lunch in addition to games and fellowship. *Please note that this is intended to be a community-building opportunity and not a grab & go event.* REGISTER HERE

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CANCELLED: IME Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Summer hours: 10:00am – 2:00pm on Wednesdays A quiet space & time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a productive habit**

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Financial Basics: Boot Camp for Graduate Students

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Need guidance on getting your financial goals in order? Have questions on how to save while in school? Want to understand your credit score? Join us for a session and lunch with local bankers ready to share tips to help you prepare for the future! *Register by 12pm/noon, Friday, July 1* Hosted by Truist, Carolina Latinx Center, and Diversity & Student Success *Must register in advance. Please note that this is intended to be a personal development opportunity and not a…

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CANCELLED: IME Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Summer hours: 10:00am – 2:00pm on Wednesdays A quiet space & time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a productive habit**

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Thriving Thursday: A Study Space

Thursday, July 14, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 28, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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10:00am – 2:00pm This summer, join DSS on Thursdays in a dedicated study space. We will provide snacks and a quiet space for you to focus and accomplish your academic goals. **Open to all DSS initiatives**

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CANCELED: IME Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Summer hours: 10:00am – 2:00pm on Wednesdays A quiet space & time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a productive habit**

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CANCELED: Thriving Thursday: A Study Space

Thursday, July 21, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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10:00am – 2:00pm This summer, join DSS on Thursdays in a dedicated study space. We will provide snacks and a quiet space for you to focus and accomplish your academic goals. **Open to all DSS initiatives**

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August 2022

Chat & Chew with CUAB and DSS

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Fall semester is finally here! Join the Carolina Union Activities Board (CUAB) and Diversity & Student Success (DSS) for breakfast snacks and a chance to connect with our organizations. This is a great opportunity to learn more about CUAB and DSS's activities, as well as meet other graduate students. Register by Monday, August 15th at 9:00am. Registration is limited and will be capped at 50 participants. If you register and are no longer able to attend, please withdraw your registration…

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you identify as a graduate student of color? Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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CGSF Welcome Back Breakfast

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join Carolina Graduate Student F1RSTS (CGSF) at the Graduate Student Center for breakfast and fellowship to kick off the new academic year! Meet new faces, reconnect with old friends, and learn what CGSF has to offer this semester. REGISTER HERE  

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you identify as a graduate student of color? Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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IME Fall Kick-start

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join the Initiative for Minority Excellence (IME) at the Graduate Student Center for lunch and fellowship to kick off the new academic year! Meet new faces, reconnect with old friends, and learn what IME has to offer this semester. REGISTER HERE

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Thriving Thursday: A Study Space

Thursday, August 25, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, October 6, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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October 6th is the final Thriving Thursday of the fall semester. 10:00am – 2:00pm Join DSS this Thursday in a dedicated study space. We will provide snacks and a quiet space for you to focus and accomplish your academic goals. **Open to all DSS initiatives**

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Global Grads Welcome Back

Thursday, August 25, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join Carolina Global Grads at the Graduate Student Center for a social to kick off the new academic year! Meet new faces, reconnect with old friends, and learn what Global Grads has to offer this semester. REGISTER HERE

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QGAPS Fall Launch

Friday, August 26, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Diversity and Student Success and the LGBTQ Center partner to provide opportunities and resources for our LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual)-identified graduate students to aid in their academic success and to build community. Join Queer Graduate and Professional Students (QGAPS) at the Graduate Student Center for lunch and fellowship to kick off the new academic year! Learn more about QGAPS and how to get involved in the DSS community. REGISTER HERE

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IME Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Today's hours: 10:00am - 2:30pm A quiet space & time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration required! **Join us in this creative, peer environment and form a productive habit**

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September 2022

MAGS Welcome Rally

Thursday, September 1, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join the Military-Affiliated Graduate Students (MAGS) at the Graduate Student Center for breakfast and fellowship to kick off the new academic year! Meet new faces, reconnect with old friends, and learn what MAGS has to offer this semester. REGISTER HERE

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you identify as a graduate student of color? Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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Thriving Thursday: A Study Space

Thursday, September 8, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, October 6, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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October 6th is the final Thriving Thursday of the fall semester. 10:00am – 2:00pm Join DSS this Thursday in a dedicated study space. We will provide snacks and a quiet space for you to focus and accomplish your academic goals. **Open to all DSS initiatives**

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you identify as a graduate student of color? Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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CGSF: Common Thread

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Being a first-generation graduate student comes with uncertainties, challenges, and obstacles. At times you may feel alone in your experiences. Carolina Graduate Student F1RSTS is here to connect you with other first-gen grad students and help you find your common thread. Join us on the third Tuesday of each month to meet fellow first-gen grad students, discuss the highs and lows of the first-gen experience, and enjoy a bite to eat. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. You must register in order to…

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you identify as a graduate student of color? Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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Thriving Thursday: A Study Space

Thursday, September 22, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, October 6, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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October 6th is the final Thriving Thursday of the fall semester. 10:00am – 2:00pm Join DSS this Thursday in a dedicated study space. We will provide snacks and a quiet space for you to focus and accomplish your academic goals. **Open to all DSS initiatives**

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Real Talk

Thursday, September 22, 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you need a space where you can speak candidly about your Carolina experience as a student of color? Would you like to be unfiltered about the things happening around you? Look no further than the Initiative for Minority Excellence. We have a non-judgmental space for you to be vocal and vulnerable every month. TOPIC: Develop your GRIT! How do you respond to obstacles with resilience and perseverance? The conversation will allow dialogue within the group to create community. REGISTRATION…

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you identify as a graduate student of color? Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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October 2022

IME: Latine Heritage Month Fajita Fiesta

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Celebrate Latine Heritage Month with the Initiative for Minority Excellence! We'll have a fajita bar, music, and a chance to connect with other graduate students. *Please note that this is intended to be a community-building opportunity and not a grab & go event.* REGISTER HERE

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you identify as a graduate student of color? Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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DSS Lunch & Learn Series: Finding a Mentor

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Part 1 of the DSS Lunch & Learn mentorship series. Students are encouraged, but not required, to also attend Effective Communication with Your Mentor on 10/10. The skills learned in this series build upon each other and students will benefit most if taken as a series. Finding a faculty mentor is key to a graduate student’s training, progress, and success. This workshop will prepare participants to identify key aspects of a mentoring relationship that they value, develop skills and attributes…

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Thriving Thursday: A Study Space

Thursday, October 6, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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October 6th is the final Thriving Thursday of the fall semester. 10:00am – 2:00pm Join DSS this Thursday in a dedicated study space. We will provide snacks and a quiet space for you to focus and accomplish your academic goals. **Open to all DSS initiatives**

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DSS Lunch & Learn Series: Effective Communication with Your Mentor

Monday, October 10, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Part 2 of the DSS Lunch & Learn mentorship series. Students are encouraged, but not required, to also attend Finding a Mentor on 10/5. The skills learned in this series build upon each other and students will benefit most if taken as a series. Effective communication is key to a successful mentor-mentee relationship. This workshop will provide participants opportunities to generate approaches that address communication challenges with academic mentors and strategies for assertive, clear communication. All graduate student participants in Diversity…

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Global Grads: Navigating the virtual career fair as an international student

Monday, October 10, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join Diversity and Student Success, International Student and Scholar Services, the Writing Center, and University Career Services to learn about networking in the U.S., tips on how to prepare for the career fair, how to navigate a virtual career fair and much more! All are welcome, even if you are not attending the November career fair. REGISTER HERE

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Global Grads: World Café

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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World Café brings Global Grads together to try new eateries from around the world, discuss interesting topics, and build community. Join us at the Graduate Student Center every second Tuesday of the month from 1-2:30pm to meet new friends, and reconnect with old friends while enjoying a new cuisine. Rep your country by wearing the colors of its flag!   October 11 CUISINE: Chinese TOPIC: Cultural identity: what is meaningful to you? REGISTER HERE

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you identify as a graduate student of color? Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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IME: University Day Brunch

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Take a break from studying or research and celebrate University Day with brunch from the Initiative for Minority Excellence! This is a great way to kick off a shortened day - classes are cancelled in the afternoon from 3:20-4:40pm.   REGISTER HERE  

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QGAPS Graduate Student Advisory Board

Monday, October 17, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Are you interested in helping to plan QGAPS programming in the coming year? Do you have ideas of things you’d like to see us do? If so, consider joining the QGAPS Advisory Board. Your input matters! There’s no minimum length requirement and only three meetings per year (Fall Semester, beginning of Spring Semester, and early May). Our first (rescheduled) Advisory Board meeting will be on October 17th at 3:30-4:30pm at the Graduate Student Center. All who are interested are welcome to join!…

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CGSF: Common Thread

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Being a first-generation graduate student comes with uncertainties, challenges, and obstacles. At times you may feel alone in your experiences. Carolina Graduate Student F1RSTS is here to connect you with other first-gen grad students and help you find your common thread. Let's come together to visualize what we want in our life while at Carolina and shortly after. Let's create a constant reminder of what our priorities are! Bring your laptop and begin putting what you envision for your life on…

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you identify as a graduate student of color? Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Carolina Blue Day Party

Monday, October 24, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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CANCELED UNTIL SPRING 2023, stay tuned! The Diversity and Student Success Team want to welcome you back to campus after fall break with dancing! Come to the Graduate Student Center to kick off the rest of the semester with dancing, refreshments, and mocktails. All IME students are welcome. The tables will be moved so there will be plenty of room for dancing. Date: October 24 Time 2pm -4:30pm RSVP HERE

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IME: APIDA Fall Festival

Monday, October 24, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Fall is here! Please join the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Grads Empowerment Group for our October event: APIDA Fall Festival! This meeting will be an opportunity for APIDA students, including those who identify as bi-/multi-racial and adoptees, to connect and create an APIDA community representative of graduate students across UNC's campus. Join us for pumpkin painting, food, games and more, hosted at the Graduate Student Center on October 24th from 6PM-7PM! We can't wait to see you there! When: October 24th 6PM-7PM…

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Real Talk

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you need a space where you can speak candidly about your Carolina experience as a student of color? Would you like to be unfiltered about the things happening around you? Look no further than the Initiative for Minority Excellence. We have a non-judgmental space for you to be vocal and vulnerable every month. TOPIC: How Approachable Are You? Have you been told that you look mean? Are you constantly on your phone to avoid conversation? Well, let's talk! Come…

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you identify as a graduate student of color? Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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DSS Pumpkin Carving Contest

Thursday, October 27, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Pumpkins beware! Diversity & Student Success is getting into the Halloween spirit with a pumpkin carving contest! We'll provide the pumpkins and carving tools, refreshments, and even prizes for the best jack-o-lanterns of the bunch. At the end of the event, you'll get to take home your fresh work of art. *Open to all initiatives* REGISTER HERE

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November 2022

CGSF: Financial Basics Boot Camp with Truist

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Need guidance on getting your financial goals in order? Have questions on how to save while in school? Want to understand your credit score? Join us for a session and lunch with local bankers ready to share tips to help you prepare for the future! *Must register in advance in order to receive a meal. Please note that this is intended to be a personal development opportunity and not a grab & go event.* REGISTER HERE

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you identify as a graduate student of color? Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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Global Grads: We Want to Hear From You!

Thursday, November 3, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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The Graduate and Professional Student Government wants to hear from international students. "My job as GPSG President is to learn from students how Carolina can better serve them and then either address those concerns through my government or take those conversations to administrators. I'd like to meet with the members of Global Grads to learn about what problems they're facing - what's challenging, confusing, or poorly designed, and how can we make it better." -Theodore Nollert, GPSG President The GPSG…

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IME: SEA Fall Festival

Thursday, November 3, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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The semester is winding down and the weather is getting cooler. Come join the Sisterhood of Empowerment in Academe for an evening of games, food, music, and community. The SEA Fall Festival will be a place to unwind, have fun, and build community. It is on November 3rd from 5-7 pm. Drop in or stay the whole time either way we cannot wait to see you there!   RSVP HERE

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QGAPS Dimensions of Wellness Workshop: Thriving & Coping with Multiple Stressors in Grad School

Monday, November 7, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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November 7th @ 4-5:00pm Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave. Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States + Google Map The LGBTQ Center and Student Wellness are collaborating to offer a workshop geared for LGBTIQIA+ identified graduate students, featuring guest speakers Danny DePuy (MSW) and Ari Thomas. This workshop aims to promote an understanding that wellness is a holistic idea that is fluid and ever-changing. The Dimensions of Wellness Workshop includes a personal reflection of our own wellness, building skillsets to cope with multiple stressors,…

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Global Grads: World Café

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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World Café brings Global Grads together to try new eateries from around the world, discuss interesting topics, and build community. Join us at the Graduate Student Center every second Tuesday of the month from 1-2:30pm to meet new friends, and reconnect with old friends while enjoying a new cuisine.     November 8 CUISINE: Guatemalan (El Chapin) TOPIC: It’s a Wrap: Let's finish this semester with good food, the company of other international grads, and GAMES!  Register Here

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you identify as a graduate student of color? Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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Surviving to Thriving Series: The Hidden Curriculum of Graduate School

Thursday, November 10, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Surviving to Thriving Series: The Hidden Curriculum of Graduate School Flyer. Intended for mid to late PhD/ ABD (All But Dissertation) students. Hosted at the Graduate Student Center on Wednesday, November 16th from 12PM to 1:30PM.

The workshops in this series are designed to provide students of color the skills and tools to successfully navigate academia and toxic working/learning environments, going from merely "surviving to thriving". The Hidden Curriculum series will be led/facilitated by: Dr. Deshira Wallance, Assistant Professor Department of Health Behavior Gillings School of Global Public Health Fellow, Carolina Population Center       *INTENDED FOR: EARLY PHD TO MASTER'S STUDENTS (Domestic Ethnic Minority Students)* How do you anticipate and navigate the unknown or the…

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UNC American Indian Center: Native Audio with Mike Trombley

Monday, November 14, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join the UNC American Indian Center and Blackfeet entrepreneur Mike Trombley from NativeAudio to campus to talk with students about his experience as a small business owner and Native creative. Mike designs audio equipment for musicians and will offer a demonstration of guitar pedals. Monday, 11/14, 12pm-2pm Graduate Student Center (211A W Cameron Ave)

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CGSF: Common Thread

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Being a first-generation graduate student comes with uncertainties, challenges, and obstacles. At times you may feel alone in your experiences. Carolina Graduate Student F1RSTS is here to connect you with other first-gen grad students and help you find your common thread. Join us for good food, company with other CGSF students and games, as we wrap up the Fall semester! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. You must register in order to get a meal.         RSVP HERE

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you identify as a graduate student of color? Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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Surviving to Thriving Series: The Hidden Curriculum of Graduate School

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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The workshops in this series are designed to provide students of color the skills and tools to successfully navigate academia and toxic working/learning environments, going from merely "surviving to thriving". The Hidden Curriculum series will be led/facilitated by: Dr. Deshira Wallance, Assistant Professor Department of Health Behavior Gillings School of Global Public Health Fellow, Carolina Population Center       *INTENDED FOR: Mid to Late PhD/ ABD (All But Dissertation) Students (Domestic Ethnic Minority Students)* How do you anticipate and navigate…

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SEA & APIDA Movie Night

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Calling all members! SEA & APIDA Movie night! Join SEA and APIDA to wrap up the Fall semester with snacks and a movie! November 16th, 2022 from 5:30PM-7PM at the Graduate Student Center. Movie: Elf.

Calling all SEA & APIDA members! Come wrap up the semester with SEA & APIDA by joining us for snacks, hot chocolate and a movie, at The Graduate Student Center on November 16th from 5:30PM-7PM. We are going to be watch Elf to welcome in the holiday season! Can't wait to see you all there! When: November 16th 5:30PM-7PM Where: The Graduate Student Center RSVP HERE 

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Real Talk

Thursday, November 17, 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you need a space where you can speak candidly about your Carolina experience as a student of color? Would you like to be unfiltered about the things happening around you? Look no further than the Initiative for Minority Excellence. We have a non-judgmental space for you to be vocal and vulnerable every month. TOPIC: It's a Wrap: Let's finish this semester with good food, the company of other IME students, and GAMES! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. You must register in…

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, November 23, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you identify as a graduate student of color? Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you identify as a graduate student of color? Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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December 2022

DSS Holiday Party: Ugly Sweater Party

Thursday, December 1, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Diversity Student Success Holiday flyer. With a light Blue background with graphics of ugly sweaters in each corner. The middle of the flyer reads Ugly Sweater party. The fluffiest,ugliest, and funniest sweater will be crowned the ugly sweater champion. The bottom of the flyer reads December 1st from 2pm-3pm at the Graduate student center. Food, games, and community opens to all DSS initiative.

Attention all DSS students! Come join DSS as we host our annual DSS Holiday Party. Wear your ugliest sweater or any holiday sweater, and enter the Ugly Sweater Contest for a chance to win a prize! There will be holiday music, refreshments and community, hosted on December 1st from 2PM-3:30PM at the Graduate Student Center. Can't wait to see you all and spread the holiday cheer! RSVP HERE

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De-Stress with DSS

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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peach and black flyer With with a graphic of a student on a laptop and graphic with a women doing yoga. Flyer reads Diversity Student Success presents Destress with DSS. Drop in and give your brain a break. Come enjoy stress relief activities and lunch with DSS

When: December 6th, 12PM-2PM Where: Graduate Student Center With exam season approaching, come join us at the Graduate Student Center to De-stress with DSS! We will be hosting a DROP-IN event with snacks, activities and a place to de-stress / relax. Don't miss out on a chance to give your brain a break! We hope to see everyone there.   No registration required.

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Do you identify as a graduate student of color? Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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January 2023

Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

January 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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student smiling while using their personal computers

Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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Global Grads Welcome Back Bash

January 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Two International Students talking with each other

Let's kick off the New Year with a Welcome Back Bash! Join us at the Graduate Student Center for a social to start Spring semester. Meet new faces, reconnect with old friends, and enjoy refreshments.

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IME Welcome Back Bash

January 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Let's kick off the New Year with a Welcome Back Bash! Join us at the Graduate Student Center for a social to get ready for a successful Spring semester. Meet new faces, reconnect with old friends, and enjoy refreshments.  

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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CGSF Welcome Back Bash

January 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Let’s kick off the New Year with a Welcome Back Bash! Join us at the Graduate Student Center for a social to start Spring semester. Meet new faces, reconnect with old friends, and enjoy refreshments. Click Here to RSVP.

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QGAPS ‘Out in Academia’: Planting Seeds for the Semester

January 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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BRIDGING THE Q-GAPS: Creating Connections Across the Grad Experience

QGAPS 'Out in Academia': Planting Seeds for the Semester January 19th, 5:00 PM - 7:15 PM Looking to build community with fellow queer grad & professional students?! QGAPS will be hosting social gatherings for Graduate & Professional students on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month (with the exception of 1/19), as an opportunity for community-building, collaboration, and reflection! Ring in the new semester with us! We'll be sharing space and doing crafting activity -- to reflect on what "seeds" (or goals) we…

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APIDA Welcome Back Roundtable

January 23 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Grey chalk Background with three circles. The first circle says Welcome Back Apida. The next Circle to the right says Join us for a roundtable event. Below that circle is text that reads January 23rd from 1-2:30pm at the graduate student center. Lunch will be provided. To the left of this circle is the APIDA logo. Graphics of note books and pencils are spaced around the circles.

Welcome back APIDA! We will be kicking off this semester on January 23rd at the Graduate Student Center from 1PM to 2:30PM with a roundtable discussion highlighting this past semester and the goals that we have for this upcoming semester. Please remember to RSVP as lunch will be provided! Can't wait to see all of you soon. When: January 23rd 1PM-2:30PM Where: Graduate Student Center (211A West Cameron Ave. Chapel Hill, NC 27599) RSVP Here   

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CGSF – Relax, Relate, Release Professional Development

January 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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As a first-gen graduate/professional student, it is important to equip yourself for success. Some tools that have proven to be useful are the Relax, Relate, Release protocol. Relax: You belong here – Overcoming Fear – The Imposter Syndrome Relate: Network, Socialize, and be comfortable with being uncomfortable. Release: Inner power, intuition, perseverance This interactive seminar will allow you to not only learn about these tools but also practice strategies with one another. Lunch will be served, RSVP required.

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Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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student smiling while using their personal computers

Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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SEA Welcome Back Roundtable

January 26 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Blue background with notebook paper in the center. in the center of notebook paper the words Welcome back Women of Sea is in red and orange ink. Below reads Join us for a roundtable event on January 26th from 3:30 to 4:30 pm at the graduate student center. To the right of the notbook paper is a graphic of a pencil and at the bottom of the notebook paper is a book graphic with the SEA logo in the center.

Welcome Back Event for the Women of SEA. We will have a round table discussion on how to prepare for success this semester and also reflect on experiences from last semester. Join us for light refreshments on Thursday, January 26th from 3:30 and 4:30 pm. RSVP Here: 

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QGAPS Queer Movie Night: Brother Outsider

January 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Prolific black and white portrait of Bayard Rustin. Movie title: BROTHER OUTSIDER: THE LIFE OF BAYARD RUSTIN. Official selection from Sundance Film Festival and GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary.

QGAPS Queer Movie Night: Brother Outsider January 26th, 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm Did you know that the "unknown hero of the Civil Rights Movement" was a gay, Black man? We will be watching Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin. The 20-award-winning documentary showcases "a mentor to MLK Jr., and the architect of the legendary March on Washington. Rustin dared to live as an openly gay man during the fiercely homophobic 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s." Check out the preview…

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Surviving and Thriving Spring pop-up exhibit

January 31 - April 7
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Surviving and Thriving on a Carolina blue background. The UNC graduate school logo in upper left corner.

The Graduate School’s Diversity and Student Success program, which hosted a summit titled Surviving and Thriving: Narratives from graduate students of color in early April of 2022, is  now hosting several pop-up exhibits in departments and units at UNC-Chapel Hill during the spring 2023 semester. The inaugural Surviving and Thriving Summit explored anonymous stories from graduate students of color through interactive storyboards, and a performance piece, and culminated in a facilitated discussion.   The pop-up exhibits will be held in the following…

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February 2023

Initiative for Minority Excellence: Writing Wednesday

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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student smiling while using their personal computers

Join in on Writing Wednesdays, a creative peer environment. Enjoy a quiet space during this time to focus on work. We will have drinks and breakfast snacks. Plus, your peers will be here to keep you focused and productive. No registration is required! **Join us in this creative peer environment and form a productive habit**

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Global Grads: Communicating with Employers, Part 1: The Interview

February 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 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 communicating with colleagues and employers for your job search. Part 1 will focus on the INTERVIEW Types of interviews (phone, in-person, Skype) and how to prepare What are employers really asking Cultural expectations How to use the STAR method to frame answers We also encourage you to take Part 2: Networking Lunch will be served. Registration…

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