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Graham Memorial: Room 011 (Basement Level)

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

March 2019

Food for Thought: Professor Keith Payne, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience

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

Keith Payne, Phd is a Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience. His lab studies how inequality shapes the human mind and asks questions like: Why do people make more self-defeating decisions when inequality is high? Why does feeling poor sometimes have more powerful effects than actually being poor? Why do people sometimes act in prejudiced ways even when they intend to be fair? Professor Payne’s lab uses the methods of experimental psychology to understand the cognitive and emotional mechanisms behind these pressing social…

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April 2019

Alumni Dinner by the Dozen: J. B. Buxton, Founding Principal of the Education Innovations Group

April 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Graham Memorial: Room 011 (Basement Level), 218 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

J.B. Buxton is the founding principal of the Education Innovations Group, a consulting practice focused on state education strategies for PreK-12 and post-secondary public education. Buxton works with state departments of education, national foundations, and state, regional and national organizations focused on dramatic improvements in public education. Clients include organizations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Southern Regional Education Board, state departments of education, Arabella Advisors, the U.S. Department of Education, VIF International Education, MetaMetrics and Complete…

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