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March 2019

Ada Limón Poetry Reading; 2019 NC State Poetry Contest Awards Ceremony

March 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Talley Student Union: Mountains Ballroom, 2610 Cates Ave
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States

Ada Limón served as guest judge for NC State's 2019 Poetry Contest. She will announce winners and read from her work. Limon is the author of five books of poetry, including "Bright Dead Things," which was named a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry, a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, a finalist for the 2016 National Book Critics Circle Award, and one of the Top Ten Poetry Books of the Year by The New York Times. She serves on the faculty of Queens University of Charlotte Low Residency MFA program, and the 24Pearl Street online program for the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center.

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A Wise, Well Wolfpack (Brown Bag)

March 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Caldwell Lounge, 2221 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States

University Wellness and Recreation will share stress management techniques and key life hacks to help you find balance in your life. They'll also talk about the many factors that impact your health and how to improve your overall well-being. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend. Optional: If you're interested, they will also bring equipment to conduct individual body composition screenings that will provide you with important information about your lean muscle mass, body fat, and health.

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“What to do with a BA in Psychology” Workshop

March 21 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Poe Hall, Room 120, 2310 Stinson Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Presented by the Psychology Advising Office this workshop focuses on helping psychology students transfers skills they have learned through their time at NC State into a career. This workshop also focuses on different career paths and job titles in different fields of psychology as well as informing current students on what they could do now to prepare for a career in the future.

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Examining Truth in Military Service Outcomes: Dispelling Myths in Military and Veteran Health

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Poe Hall, Room 512, 2310 Katherine Stinson Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

Dr. Sam Cacace is an interpersonal social psychologist with expertise in experimental and quantitative psychology, military psychology and group dynamics. She has examined social factors that impact well-being and health in military service members. Her talk examines these factors as well as comparable social factors in service members and civilians, and pathways towards solutions to these issues in line with the history and current environment of U.S. military service.

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Different, Different World

March 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Caldwell Lounge, 2221 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States

A simulation exercise to expose newcomers to a world filled with communication barriers. Such barriers are faced by people who are Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing in the present world. Hosted by the Department of Social Work as part of Social Work Month.

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Workshop: The Wild West of Social Media: New Frontiers for Science Communication

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Talley Student Union 3210, United States

Join us for a panel discussion with a group of social media science communication experts from all across NC State. What works? What doesn’t? Is it worth it?

Panelists:
Moderator–Maria Gallardo-Williams – teaching associate professor – Chemistry
Katie Mack – assistant professor – Physics
Matt Bertone – extension associate – Entomology
Jennifer Archambault – graduate student – Applied Ecology
Nate DeGraff – social media director – College of Sciences
Angela Smith – teaching associate professor – Counselor Education

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Mona Charen: “MeToo: A Women’s Revolt?”

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
SAS Hall, Room 2203, 2311 Stinson Drive
Raleigh, NC United States

Syndicated columnist Mona Charen gives the 2019 Pope Lecture, "MeToo: A Women's Revolt?" Charen is senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. Her most recent book is "Sex Matters: How Modern Feminism Lost Touch with Science, Love and Common Sense."

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Nonprofit Research and Teaching Group Meeting

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
SPIA Conference Room, Caldwell 217, United States

The Nonprofit Research and Teaching group is a regular gathering of nonprofit researchers, teachers, and students affiliated with NC State who share and discuss relevant nonprofit research, pedagogy, and ideas.

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Help Us Win: NC State Day of Giving

March 27
campus wide,

Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of Humanities and Social Sciences: we need you all! Our college is competing for the highest number of gifts logged over the course of the 24-hour day. And we're competing in some fun hour-long challenges too. Check out all the plans, mark your calendar to participate, and help our college meet the challenge of #GivingPack.

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Wolfpack Speaks 2019: Your Voice Matters

March 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Talley Student Union, BR-Currituck-Hatteras Suite, 2610 Cates Ave
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States

Please join us for Wolfpack Speaks 2018: Your Voice Matters. Dynamic student speakers will address topics related to the theme Speaking for Change. Each student will advocate for a way to make change regarding a cause, issue or purpose that includes a way for audience members to get involved. Speeches will be judged on organization, reasoning, evidence and style. The evening includes a reception for all in attendance.

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