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Graham Memorial: Room 011 (Basement Level)

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218 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

January 2019

Food for Thought: Professor Cemil Aydin, Department of History

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Graham Memorial: Room 011 (Basement Level), 218 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Cemil Aydin’s interests focus on both Modern Middle Eastern History and Modern Asian history, with an emphasis on the international and intellectual histories of the Ottoman and Japanese Empires. He is particularly interested in historical processes that shape transnational racial and civilizational identities, such as Muslim, Asian, African. His research and publications offer new ways to understand the historical roots of the contemporary world order by describing the process of imperial era conflicts and decolonization, especially from the perspective of…

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Professional Pathways: Student U Information Session (Hiring for Summer 2019)

January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graham Memorial: Room 011 (Basement Level), 218 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Student U is a college-access organization that believes all students in Durham have the ability to succeed. In order to make this dream a reality, Student U creates a pipeline of services to support students through middle school, high school, and college. By providing direct services during out-of-school time and advocating for students and families within schools, we ensure our students develop the academic skills and personal well-being needed to beat the statistics and succeed in college and beyond. We…

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February 2019

Food for Thought: Professor Viji Sathy, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Graham Memorial: Room 011 (Basement Level), 218 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Viji Sathy, PhD, is a Teaching Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Special Projects Assistant to the Senior Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education and Program Evaluator of the Chancellor’s Science Scholars. Sathy is actively involved in instructional innovation and assisting colleagues in promoting evidence-based educational practices. She speaks to many groups nationally on high structure active learning in higher education. Her research involves evaluating the impact of innovative teaching techniques as well as retention in STEM courses.…

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Food for Thought: Professor Peter Mucha, Department of Mathematics

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Graham Memorial: Room 011 (Basement Level), 218 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Peter Mucha is a Professor of Mathematics and Applied Physical Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Born in Texas and raised in Minnesota, Mucha moved east to attend college at Cornell University where he majored in Engineering Physics. After a Churchill Scholarship studying in the Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge with an M.Phil. in Physics, he returned to the States to continue his studies at Princeton with an M.A. and Ph.D. in Applied and Computational Mathematics. Following…

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