UNC Asheville will host a sexual harassment “speak-out” at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, in the Humanities Lecture Hall on the campus. Taking place during April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the speak-out will bring voice to diverse experiences of sexual harassment, and provide information about preventing and defending oneself against sexual harassment. The event is free and open to the public.
North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler will lead a public forum featuring farmers, restaurateurs and others involved in the local food economy, beginning at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, in UNC Asheville’s Sherrill Center, Mountain View Room. This event is free and open to the public.
“Recognition: A Cherokee Journey to Forgiveness and Healing,” a talk by Patricia Grant, will take place at 12:15 p.m. Thursday, April 5 in UNC Asheville’s Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum. It is free and open to the public, and lunch is provided.
Renowned climate scientist Michael E. Mann will discuss his new book, “The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars,” at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, at UNC Asheville's Humanities Lecture Hall. His talk is free and open to the public.
UNC Asheville will host its second annual Health Fair with exhibits from some 40 local health organizations and businesses, from 11 a.m-2 p.m. Thursday, January 12, on the Kimmel Arena concourse. The fair is free and open to the public, with free parking available in the Kimmel Arena parking deck.
UNC Asheville’s North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement will hold an advance care planning workshop featuring area experts in the medical, legal and ethical issues presented by end-of-life health care decisions. The workshop, from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center, is free and open to the public.
The North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement presents Healthy Living Day, with a full schedule of wellness activities and classes October 1 at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. Healthy Living Day is free and open to the public, from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Healthy Living Day is part of Active Aging Week in Buncombe County.
Some 500 high school students from across Western North Carolina will explore an array of career opportunities in the fields of health care, health education and more at the 12th annual Health Careers Education Awareness Conference, "Navigating Your Journey to a Health Career," at UNC Asheville's Wilma Sherrill Center on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011.