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D. Hiden Ramsey Library, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Events & Exhibits: Spring 2021 Virtual Library Brown Bag Talks

Spring 2021 Virtual Library Brown Bag Talks

Library Brown Bag Talks will be offered via Zoom during the Spring 2021 semester. An email will be sent to the UNC Asheville community during the week of the talk with information about logging into Zoom. 

All Library Brown Bags are free and open to UNC Asheville students, faculty, and staff. Several select Brown Bags will be open to the larger community and will require registration. 

For questions or comments about Library Brown Bag Talks, please contact Gene Hyde, Head of Special Collections and University Archivist, UNC Asheville. ghyde@unca.edu or 828-251-6645

Please note that this semester's Brown Bag Talks are still being scheduled as of mid-January, 2021. The full schedule will be complete soon! 

Student Health Ambassadors: Building the Ship As We Sail It

Thursday, January 21

12 - 1 PM

Via Zoom - login information will be sent via email a few days before the talk 

Jordan Perry, Healthy Campus Liaison 

Meredith Silver, Research Assistant

"Student Health Ambassadors: Building the Ship As We Sail It"

 The Student Health Ambassador program began in Summer 2020 with a goal of reducing the likelihood of COVID-19 transmision on campus and promoting general wellness among students. Join Student Health Ambassador program co-coordinator Jordan Perry, project evaluator Meredith Silver, and Student Health Ambassadors themselves to learn about the work of the Student Health Ambassadors (so far!), preliminary evaluation findings, and plans for Spring 2021.

TBD

Thursday, January 28

12 - 1 PM

Via Zoom - login information will be sent via email a few days before the talk 

TBD

Thursday, February 11

12 - 1 PM

Via Zoom - login information will be sent via email a few days before the talk 

TBD

Thursday, February 18

12 - 1 PM

Via Zoom - login information will be sent via email a few days before the talk 

TBD

Thursday, February 25

12 - 1 PM

Via Zoom - login information will be sent via email a few days before the talk 

"UNC Asheville's Sustainability Certificate"

Thursday, March 11

12 - 1 PM

Via Zoom - login information will be sent via email a few days before the talk 

Kathleen Lawlor, Certification Coordinator

Alison Ormsby, Interim Co-Director of Sustainability

Learn about UNC Asheville's Sustainability Certificate from Certification Coordinator Kathleen Lawlor and Interim Co-Director of Sustainability Alison Ormsby.  Our increasingly complex and interdependent world needs critical thinkers with strong problem-solving skills who are able to address the long-term viability of social-ecological systems. The Interdisciplinary Certificate in Sustainability seeks to give students from any major a broad understanding of environmental, socioeconomic, and humanistic systems through interdisciplinary academic preparation, community engagement, and cross-campus collaboration so that they can help develop local and global solutions for a sustainable future.  The certificate requires the completion of a minimum of 13 semester hours and 5 courses, to include IST 330, Sustainability Seminar, the required core course for the certificate.  

https://www.unca.edu/programs/sustainability/curriculum/

TBD

Thursday, March 18

12 - 1 PM

Via Zoom - login information will be sent via email a few days before the talk 

TBD

Thursday, March 25

12 - 1 PM

Via Zoom - login information will be sent via email a few days before the talk 

TBD

Thursday, April 8

12 - 1 PM

Via Zoom - login information will be sent via email a few days before the talk 

TBD

Thursday, April 15

12 - 1 PM

Via Zoom - login information will be sent via email a few days before the talk 

TBD

Thursday, April 22

12 - 1 PM

Via Zoom - login information will be sent via email a few days before the talk