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November College calendar: Talks, Music, Drama and more

Our November calendar is chock-full of great events, including “poolside” theater, music on the porch, and lectures by Holden Thorp, Julian Bond and Stuart Eizenstat. Highlights and links below. Nov. 1: Graduate Education Summit. Leaders in higher education and government will discuss the future of graduate education. 3 p.m. Sonja Haynes Stone Center. http://gradschool.unc.edu/ Nov. 1: Guest Artist Recital featuring … Continued


Guskiewicz to deliver December commencement address

Kevin Guskiewicz, a world renowned concussion expert and MacArthur “genius” grant winner, will speak at December Commencement ceremony at UNC-Chapel Hill.


National University of Singapore Delegation Visits UNC

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill welcomed a delegation from the National University of Singapore (NUS) for a series of events and meetings on September 23 and 24 to discuss student exchanges and the UNC-NUS Joint Degree Program (JDP), as well as to explore other opportunities for collaboration.


Learning disabilities are the topic of free seminar Nov. 19

A free seminar focused on young adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and learning disabilities (ADHD/LD) will be offered Nov. 19 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Looking Forward, Living Now: A Self-Determined Approach to Success in High School, College and Beyond for Young Adults with ADHD/LD” is the theme for the 12th annual Timothy B. and … Continued


Civil rights pioneer Julian Bond to speak Nov. 19

Civil rights pioneer Julian Bond will deliver the 2013 Charleston Lecture in Southern Affairs Nov. 19 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Bond will discuss “Civil Rights, Then and Now” at 7 p.m. in the theater of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History.


Two win UNC distinguished young alumni awards

An award-winning teacher-author — who inspires students in the classroom and on the football field — and a journalist-teacher — who has written extensively about the conflicts and changes sweeping the Middle East — have been honored by the GAA with Distinguished Young Alumni Awards.


Making a difference in the lives of schizophrenia patients

The special mentor-mentee relationship between David Penn and Dave Roberts has led to improving the social lives of schizophrenia patients around the world. And it all started in a psychology lab at Carolina.