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Week of September 16, 2018

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SkillfUL Workshops (September 2018)
Repeats every day every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday until Wed Sep 26 2018 except Fri Sep 14 2018, Tue Sep 18 2018, Thu Sep 20 2018, Fri Sep 21 2018.
September 17, 2018 (All day) UL 124 (unless otherwise stated below)

The R.B. House Undergraduate Library welcomes you to join for the Fall 2018 SkillfUL technology workshop lineup. Registration is required. General computer skills are required but you do not need specialized prior knowledge.

NOTICE: Due to Hurricane Florence, some workshop dates have been changed. See below.

September 2018

  • Register here for Making an Impact with Data Visualization (with the Davis Library Research Hub) on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Davis Library Research Hub
    • *Rescheduled to Thursday, Sept. 27, same time
  • Register here for Introduction to Adobe for Graphic Design on Monday, Sept. 17, from 10-11 a.m. in UL 124
    • *Rescheduled to Monday, Sept. 24, same time.
  • Register here for Create a Website with WordPress on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 10-11 a.m. in UL 124
  • Register here for Sketchnoting: Remember More through Visual Notetaking (with the Learning Center) on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in UL 124
  • Register here for Podcasting I (with The Daily Tar Heel) on Monday, Sept. 24, from 6-7 p.m. in UL 124
  • Register here for Illustrator I: Draw Shapes and Icons on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 10-11 a.m. in UL 124
  • Register here for Prototype an App in Adobe XD on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 2-3 p.m. in UL 124.
    • NOTICE: Attendees should bring their own laptop with Adobe XD already installed. UNC students can request Adobe software through ITS.
  • Register here for Record, Shoot, and Capture: Introduction to Media Equipment (with the MRC) on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 2-3 p.m. in the Media Resources Center, Media Lab

Some locations will vary and BEAM workshops require BEAM orientation prior to registration.

LEARN MORE

The R.B. House Undergraduate Library welcomes you to join for the Fall 2018 SkillfUL technology workshop lineup. Registration is required. General computer skills are required but you do not need specialized prior knowledge.

NOTICE: Due to Hurricane Florence, some workshop dates have been changed. See below.

September 2018

  • Register here for Making an Impact with Data Visualization (with the Davis Library Research Hub) on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Davis Library Research Hub
    • *Rescheduled to Thursday, Sept. 27, same time
  • Register here for Introduction to Adobe for Graphic Design on Monday, Sept. 17, from 10-11 a.m. in UL 124
    • *Rescheduled to Monday, Sept. 24, same time.
  • Register here for Create a Website with WordPress on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 10-11 a.m. in UL 124
  • Register here for Sketchnoting: Remember More through Visual Notetaking (with the Learning Center) on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in UL 124
  • Register here for Podcasting I (with The Daily Tar Heel) on Monday, Sept. 24, from 6-7 p.m. in UL 124
  • Register here for Illustrator I: Draw Shapes and Icons on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 10-11 a.m. in UL 124
  • Register here for Prototype an App in Adobe XD on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 2-3 p.m. in UL 124.
    • NOTICE: Attendees should bring their own laptop with Adobe XD already installed. UNC students can request Adobe software through ITS.
  • Register here for Record, Shoot, and Capture: Introduction to Media Equipment (with the MRC) on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 2-3 p.m. in the Media Resources Center, Media Lab

Some locations will vary and BEAM workshops require BEAM orientation prior to registration.

LEARN MORE

 
 
SkillfUL Workshops (September 2018) September 19, 2018 (All day) UL 124 (unless otherwise stated below)

The R.B. House Undergraduate Library welcomes you to join for the Fall 2018 SkillfUL technology workshop lineup. Registration is required. General computer skills are required but you do not need specialized prior knowledge.

NOTICE: Due to Hurricane Florence, some workshop dates have been changed. See below.

September 2018

  • Register here for Making an Impact with Data Visualization (with the Davis Library Research Hub) on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Davis Library Research Hub
    • *Rescheduled to Thursday, Sept. 27, same time
  • Register here for Introduction to Adobe for Graphic Design on Monday, Sept. 17, from 10-11 a.m. in UL 124
    • *Rescheduled to Monday, Sept. 24, same time.
  • Register here for Create a Website with WordPress on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 10-11 a.m. in UL 124
  • Register here for Sketchnoting: Remember More through Visual Notetaking (with the Learning Center) on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in UL 124
  • Register here for Podcasting I (with The Daily Tar Heel) on Monday, Sept. 24, from 6-7 p.m. in UL 124
  • Register here for Illustrator I: Draw Shapes and Icons on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 10-11 a.m. in UL 124
  • Register here for Prototype an App in Adobe XD on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 2-3 p.m. in UL 124.
    • NOTICE: Attendees should bring their own laptop with Adobe XD already installed. UNC students can request Adobe software through ITS.
  • Register here for Record, Shoot, and Capture: Introduction to Media Equipment (with the MRC) on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 2-3 p.m. in the Media Resources Center, Media Lab

Some locations will vary and BEAM workshops require BEAM orientation prior to registration.

LEARN MORE

The R.B. House Undergraduate Library welcomes you to join for the Fall 2018 SkillfUL technology workshop lineup. Registration is required. General computer skills are required but you do not need specialized prior knowledge.

NOTICE: Due to Hurricane Florence, some workshop dates have been changed. See below.

September 2018

  • Register here for Making an Impact with Data Visualization (with the Davis Library Research Hub) on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Davis Library Research Hub
    • *Rescheduled to Thursday, Sept. 27, same time
  • Register here for Introduction to Adobe for Graphic Design on Monday, Sept. 17, from 10-11 a.m. in UL 124
    • *Rescheduled to Monday, Sept. 24, same time.
  • Register here for Create a Website with WordPress on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 10-11 a.m. in UL 124
  • Register here for Sketchnoting: Remember More through Visual Notetaking (with the Learning Center) on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in UL 124
  • Register here for Podcasting I (with The Daily Tar Heel) on Monday, Sept. 24, from 6-7 p.m. in UL 124
  • Register here for Illustrator I: Draw Shapes and Icons on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 10-11 a.m. in UL 124
  • Register here for Prototype an App in Adobe XD on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 2-3 p.m. in UL 124.
    • NOTICE: Attendees should bring their own laptop with Adobe XD already installed. UNC students can request Adobe software through ITS.
  • Register here for Record, Shoot, and Capture: Introduction to Media Equipment (with the MRC) on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 2-3 p.m. in the Media Resources Center, Media Lab

Some locations will vary and BEAM workshops require BEAM orientation prior to registration.

LEARN MORE

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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September 18, 2018,
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
TBD

The Link Group will be in Carroll Hall to informally meet MJ-school students on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from noon-2 p.m.

The Link Group will be in Carroll Hall to informally meet MJ-school students on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from noon-2 p.m.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
September 20, 2018,
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Live stream

Register for an online info session about our online graduate certificate for working professionals. Hear from the program director, Andy Bechtel, and ask questions about the admissions process.

Register for an online info session about our online graduate certificate for working professionals. Hear from the program director, Andy Bechtel, and ask questions about the admissions process.

 
 
 
 
September 20, 2018,
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Freedom Forum Conference Center

The first-ever MJ Fair will be held Thursday, Sept. 20, from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Freedom Forum Conference Center.

Drop in to learn about the UNC School of Media and Journalism's incredible student organizations and funding opportunities, or chat with fellow Tar Heels about their internship experiences, tips and tricks.

All interested students are welcome.

Co-hosted by UNC MJ-school Ambassadors and Carolina PRSSA

The first-ever MJ Fair will be held Thursday, Sept. 20, from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Freedom Forum Conference Center.

Drop in to learn about the UNC School of Media and Journalism's incredible student organizations and funding opportunities, or chat with fellow Tar Heels about their internship experiences, tips and tricks.

All interested students are welcome.

Co-hosted by UNC MJ-school Ambassadors and Carolina PRSSA

 
 
 
 
September 20, 2018,
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Live stream

Sign up to attend an online info session about our doctoral program. Hear from the Ph.D. program director, Daniel Kreiss, and ask questions about the admissions process.

Sign up to attend an online info session about our doctoral program. Hear from the Ph.D. program director, Daniel Kreiss, and ask questions about the admissions process.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
September 21, 2018, 10:00 AM
142 Carroll Hall

The school's Usage and Grammar Test is designed to evaluate word usage, grammar and punctuation competencies. It is a timed 40-minute test given electronically in Sakai that consists of 100 multiple-choice questions. Allow approximately one hour in your schedule. 

Click here to access additional resources and learn more about the Usage & Grammar Test.

Registration opens Friday, Sept. 14, at 8 a.m. and closes Thursday, Sept. 20, at 4 p.m. Testing requires fully charged laptop with Mozilla Firefox browser downloaded.

After registration closes, waitlisted students should be prepared to respond to a time-sensitive email up to 30 minutes prior to test time to secure any late-vacated seats.

  • Cancellations prior to closing: Cancel your test registration by accessing the Mobile Summary via your registration confirmation email. After logging in with your registered email and opening your ticket summary, an option for canceling your order will be available. If you have trouble canceling, please contact Marla Barnes.
  • Cancellations after closing: You must notify Marla Barnes at your earliest convenience.

Students self-identified with ARS must notify Marla Barnes upon seat reservation at the latest.

 

The school's Usage and Grammar Test is designed to evaluate word usage, grammar and punctuation competencies. It is a timed 40-minute test given electronically in Sakai that consists of 100 multiple-choice questions. Allow approximately one hour in your schedule. 

Click here to access additional resources and learn more about the Usage & Grammar Test.

Registration opens Friday, Sept. 14, at 8 a.m. and closes Thursday, Sept. 20, at 4 p.m. Testing requires fully charged laptop with Mozilla Firefox browser downloaded.

After registration closes, waitlisted students should be prepared to respond to a time-sensitive email up to 30 minutes prior to test time to secure any late-vacated seats.

  • Cancellations prior to closing: Cancel your test registration by accessing the Mobile Summary via your registration confirmation email. After logging in with your registered email and opening your ticket summary, an option for canceling your order will be available. If you have trouble canceling, please contact Marla Barnes.
  • Cancellations after closing: You must notify Marla Barnes at your earliest convenience.

Students self-identified with ARS must notify Marla Barnes upon seat reservation at the latest.

 

 
 
 
September 21, 2018,
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Freedom Forum Conference Center

On Friday, Sept. 21, Russell Clayton will deliver his keynote "Who Fights, Who Flees? Integrating Theories of Defensive Message Processing" in the Freedom Forum Conference Center from noon to 1:30 p.m.

On Friday, Sept. 21, Russell Clayton will deliver his keynote "Who Fights, Who Flees? Integrating Theories of Defensive Message Processing" in the Freedom Forum Conference Center from noon to 1:30 p.m.

 
Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Nov 30 2018 except Fri Oct 19 2018, Fri Nov 23 2018.
September 21, 2018, 12:30 PM
Carroll Hall main lobby

Join us in Chapel Hill for a tour of Carroll Hall, home to the UNC School of Media and Journalism! MJ-school tours are scheduled so that visitors have the option of enjoying a complete UNC campus tour led by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions either before or after a 30-minute visit to Carroll Hall.

To register for a UNC campus tour, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

 

Academic year

Tours during the fall and spring semesters are led by the MJ-school Ambassadors and include a visit from Charlie Tuggle, senior associate dean for undergraduate studies. Tours depart from the main lobby on the first floor of Carroll Hall. Feel free to reserve a spot in advance — or you can just show up! Reservations are not required for tours during the academic year.

Fall 2018:

Tours will be held on Fridays at 12:30 p.m. beginning Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, and running through Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. No tours will be held during Fall Break (Oct. 19, 2018), Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 23, 2018) and any other time that the University is closed (including inclement weather).

 

 

More information

MJ-school Ambassadors

The MJ-school Ambassador program was created in 2012 as a student-initiative to help future, current and former journalism students best navigate and succeed through the MJ-school. For more information on MJSA, check out mjsa.web.unc.edu.

MJ Career Services

MJ Career Services assists MJ-school undergraduate and master’s students with every aspect of career preparation.

Areas of study

The MJ-school offers undergraduate areas of study in advertising and public relations, business journalism and journalism.

Join us in Chapel Hill for a tour of Carroll Hall, home to the UNC School of Media and Journalism! MJ-school tours are scheduled so that visitors have the option of enjoying a complete UNC campus tour led by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions either before or after a 30-minute visit to Carroll Hall.

To register for a UNC campus tour, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

 

Academic year

Tours during the fall and spring semesters are led by the MJ-school Ambassadors and include a visit from Charlie Tuggle, senior associate dean for undergraduate studies. Tours depart from the main lobby on the first floor of Carroll Hall. Feel free to reserve a spot in advance — or you can just show up! Reservations are not required for tours during the academic year.

Fall 2018:

Tours will be held on Fridays at 12:30 p.m. beginning Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, and running through Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. No tours will be held during Fall Break (Oct. 19, 2018), Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 23, 2018) and any other time that the University is closed (including inclement weather).

 

 

More information

MJ-school Ambassadors

The MJ-school Ambassador program was created in 2012 as a student-initiative to help future, current and former journalism students best navigate and succeed through the MJ-school. For more information on MJSA, check out mjsa.web.unc.edu.

MJ Career Services

MJ Career Services assists MJ-school undergraduate and master’s students with every aspect of career preparation.

Areas of study

The MJ-school offers undergraduate areas of study in advertising and public relations, business journalism and journalism.

 
 
 
 
 
September 21, 2018, 5:00 PM

The American Advertising Federation's National Student Advertising Competition is the premier college advertising competition. It provides more than 2,000 college students the real-world experience of creating a strategic advertising/marketing/media campaign for a corporate client. Students develop a marketing plan and then pitch their work to advertising professionals at the district, semi-final and national levels.

APPLY NOW

Apply for the team by Friday, Sept. 21, at 5 p.m.

The American Advertising Federation's National Student Advertising Competition is the premier college advertising competition. It provides more than 2,000 college students the real-world experience of creating a strategic advertising/marketing/media campaign for a corporate client. Students develop a marketing plan and then pitch their work to advertising professionals at the district, semi-final and national levels.

APPLY NOW

Apply for the team by Friday, Sept. 21, at 5 p.m.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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