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Job and Internship Fair

  • 03/23
  • 2:23 pm-2:23 pm

More than 75 businesses and organizations are scheduled to participate in UNC Asheville’s Job and Internship Fair from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, in the Sherrill Center on the UNC Asheville campus. The fair will feature several of Western North Carolina’s largest employers as well as companies who were ranked among the 2017 Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRCF). Area degree-seeking students and alumni are invited to join UNC Asheville students to learn more about available jobs and internship opportunities.

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Family Business Forum: If You Do Not Start Collecting Yesterday Today, There Will Be No Tomorrow

  • 03/21
  • 6:54 pm-6:54 pm

This presentation on preserving family history, heirlooms and artifacts with John Capers who has worked with golf clubs on creating archives, and Andrew Brunk of Brunk Auctions, known for his appearances on the PBS series Antiques Roadshow, is free and open to everyone from 5-7 p.m. at Brunk Auctions, 117 Tunnel Rd., Asheville.

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Family Business Forum - Succession Conversations: Who Says What to Whom, and How, and When?

  • 03/21
  • 1:59 pm-1:59 pm

This presentation by John Engels, president of Leadership Coaching Inc. of Rochester, N.Y. at 8 a.m. in the Sherrill Center, Mission Health Mountain View Room is free for members and first-time attendees; $49 for non-members.

More spring 2017 programs from UNC Asheville’s Family Business Forum:

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Federal Reserve Bank Vice President Matthew Martin Discusses the Economy

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 pm

Matthew Martin, senior vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Charlotte regional executive, will offer a free public lecture on the economy at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 27 in UNC Asheville’s Humanities Lecture Hall. There will be a brief period for audience questions following Martin’s talk.

Registration is required for this event, sponsored by UNC Asheville’s Family Business Forum. Online registration is available at fbf.unca.edu/register and doors will open at 4 p.m. to accommodate in-person registration.

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Brown Bag Talk - Electric Vehicles: Driving Progress in the Post-Truth Era

  • 03/23
  • 5:54 pm-5:54 pm

Ramsey Library Brown Bag Talks take place on Thursdays at noon in Special Collections, with light refreshments served and brown bags welcome. Free and open to everyone.

This talk will feature Dave Erb of UNC Asheville's Mechatronics Engineering Program. Ramsey Library provides this description of Erb's talk:

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Documentary Screening: "LIP or the Taste for Collective Action"

  • 03/21
  • 11:23 am-11:23 am

French film director Dominique Dubosc will screen and discuss his documentary film, LIP or the Taste for Collective Action, at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 6, in UNC Asheville’s Humanities Lecture Hall. The film is in French with English subtitles. The screening is free and open to everyone.

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Mary Lynn Manns - Pints with Profs

  • 03/21
  • 6:54 pm-6:54 pm

UNC Asheville Professor of Management Mary Lynn Manns will lead a discussion in the installment of the Pints with Profs series at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Habitat Tavern and Commons, 174 Broadway in Asheville.

The theme will be "You Made a New Years Resolution... So How's That Going For You." Manns has written two books on the topic of change, Fearless Change (2005) and More Fearless Change (2015).  She will discuss why personal change is difficult and offer advice for moving forward, in a light, funny, but thought-provoking way.

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Family Business Forum - Donna Cutting on Customer Service

  • 03/21
  • 1:59 pm-1:59 pm

Bridging the Gap with Red Carpet, a Feb. 3 session with author and consultant Donna Cutting, will begin the spring 2017 series of educational events about entrepreneurship from UNC Asheville’s Family Business Forum. March will feature a free public lecture from Matthew Martin of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Later sessions will cover succession and preservation of history in family businesses.

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World Affairs Council - Julie Snyder on Trade and Politics

  • 03/21
  • 11:29 am-11:29 am

The spring Great Decisions 2017 lecture series from the World Affairs Council will feature presentations at UNC Asheville on nuclear security, petroleum and foreign policy, trade and politics, and many world hot spots. This national conversation, sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association, takes place weekly on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m., in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center, home of OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Center.

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Ramsey Library Brown Bag Talk: Brent Skidmore and the STEAM Studio

  • 03/21
  • 6:54 pm-6:54 pm

Ramsey Library Brown Bag Talks are free and open to everyone with light refreshments provided and brown bags welcome.

Description from Gene Hyde, head of Ramsey Library Special Collections:

Brent Skidmore, Department of Art and Art History, and members of the STEAM studio team

"Drinking from the Fire hose: How to add A to STEM to create the UNCA STEAM studio"