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February 2016

Anthony Ray Hinton – Distinguished Lecture Series: Race, Innocence and the End of the Death Penalty

February 1, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Distinguished Lecture Series: Race, Innocence and the End of the Death Penalty 5:30 pm | Genome Sciences Building (G100) Tickets: All events are free and open to the public The UNC Department of Political Science is pleased to host this distinguished speaker series in conjunction with POL 203: Race, Innocence and the End of Death Penalty. the speakers will address one of the most important policy puzzles our state and nation face: Why is the death penalty fading away, and should…

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Fernando Bermudez, LaMonte Armstrong and Theresa Newman – Distinguished Lecture Series: Race, Innocence and the End of the Death Penalty

February 8, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Distinguished Lecture Series: Race, Innocence and the End of the Death Penalty 5:30 pm | Genome Sciences Building (G100) Tickets: All events are free and open to the public The UNC Department of Political Science is pleased to host this distinguished speaker series in conjunction with POL 203: Race, Innocence and the End of Death Penalty. The speakers will address one of the most important policy puzzles our state and nation face: Why is the death penalty fading away, and should…

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Excavations of Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee

February 15, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Monday, February 15 | 7:30-9:00pm UNC Genome Science Building, G100 Auditorium UNC-CH Jodi Magness, a Kenan Distinguished Professor at UNC, has been directing excavations in the ancient village of Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee since 2011. The excavations have brought to light the remains of a monumental Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue building paved with stunning and unique mosaics, including depictions of the biblical hero Samson. In this slide-illustrated lecture, Professor Magness will share these exciting finds, including the discoveries made in the summer 2015 season. Eli N. Evans Distinguished Lecture…

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Gary Griffin and Ken Rose – Distinguished Lecture Series: Race, Innocence and the End of the Death Penalty

February 22, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Distinguished Lecture Series: Race, Innocence and the End of the Death Penalty 5:30 pm | Genome Sciences Building (G100) Tickets: All events are free and open to the public The UNC Department of Political Science is pleased to host this distinguished speaker series in conjunction with POL 203: Race, Innocence and the End of Death Penalty. the speakers will address one of the most important policy puzzles our state and nation face: Why is the death penalty fading away, and should…

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Programming Workshop

February 24, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

When : Wednesday, February 24th from 3-4pm Where: Genome Sciences Building room 1377 Looking to improve your programing skills? GPSF is hosting its first ever Programming Workshop. This workshop will teach you how to make your own xkcd-themed plots using the R programming language. Using the xkcd R package (based on ggplot2), you will learn how to make plots with that simple, iconic hand drawn feel and add in your own stick figures. Bring your own data set if you want to have a…

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Beverly and Katie Monroe – Distinguished Lecture Series: Race, Innocence and the End of the Death Penalty

February 29, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Distinguished Lecture Series: Race, Innocence and the End of the Death Penalty 5:30 pm | Genome Sciences Building (G100) Tickets: All events are free and open to the public The UNC Department of Political Science is pleased to host this distinguished speaker series in conjunction with POL 203: Race, Innocence and the End of Death Penalty. the speakers will address one of the most important policy puzzles our state and nation face: Why is the death penalty fading away, and should…

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March 2016

Fareed Zakaria: “In Defense of a Liberal Education”

March 8, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Fareed Zakaria will appear on campus as the 2016 Frey Foundation Distinguished Visiting Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill. Host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS, contributing editor at The Atlantic, and Washington Post columnist Fareed Zakaria is widely respected for his thoughtful analysis and ability to spot economic and political trends. In his latest book, In Defense of a Liberal Education, he argues for a renewed commitment to the world’s most valuable educational tradition. This spring, he will visit…

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