Abbey Speaker Series: Intellectual Diversity in Higher Education
Should universities make a greater effort to promote intellectual diversity? What exactly does intellectual diversity entail? Is intellectual diversity always desirable?
On October 6th at 5:30 p.m., the UNC Program for Public Discourse in conjunction with the General Alumni Association hosts a hybrid Abbey Speaker Series event exploring intellectual diversity on campus. Come hear a panel discussion with teacher-scholars who approach this charged topic from different perspectives.
Abbey Speaker Series: Conversation with Cal Cunningham and Senator Thom Tillis
The Abbey Speaker Series continues on November 10th at 5:30 p.m. with a conversation between Senator Thom Tillis and former NC State Senator Cal Cunningham on how to build and maintain friendships across the political divide. This event is co-sponsored by the UNC Institute of Politics.
Speech Competition: How Can UNC Educate a Global Citizen?
The theme is How Can UNC Educate a Global Citizen.
The winners will receive:
$500 for 1st Place
$200 for 2nd Place
$100 for 3rd Place
The competition is open to all UNC Undergraduate Students.
Contact Kevin Marinelli (firstname.lastname@example.org) to audition.
We connect our students directly with our speakers through classroom visits and offer UNC-CH students the chance to involve themselves in the PPD as Agora Fellows:
We invite all faculty schedule faculty consultations or participate in our seminars and workshops.