News from the Friday Center


Discover C.S. Lewis as an Academic, Apologist, and Artist

This fall, create, connect, and explore in the Friday Center’s Daytime Enrichment Courses. Discover a new interest or re-engage in an old one, deepen your appreciation of the arts, discuss favorite subjects with peers and scholars, gain new skills and try new things! Whatever your motivation, our enrichment programs are sure to stimulate your mind and reawaken your curiosity. Course Spotlight: The…




Understanding the Mysteries of Sleep

Engage in discussion with UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and physicians as they share their insights on the brain from a scientific, medical, and philosophical perspective. Lecture Spotlight: Understanding the Mysteries of Sleep Thursday, Oct. 27 | 7-8:30 pm | $10. Students free with an ID, please RSVP to Jill Conrad. We spend nearly a third of our lives in sleep, yet many of the implications of sleep re…




Celebrate Bob Dylan’s Storied Career at the Friday Center

This fall, create, connect, and explore in the Friday Center’s Daytime Enrichment Courses. Discover a new interest or re-engage in an old one, deepen your appreciation of the arts, discuss favorite subjects with peers and scholars, gain new skills and try new things! Whatever your motivation, our enrichment programs are sure to stimulate your mind and reawaken your curiosity. Course Spotlight: Doo…




Learn About Brain Surgery through the Ages

Each Thursday evening in October, engage in discussion with UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and physicians as they share their insights on the brain from a scientific, medical, and philosophical perspective. Lecture Spotlight: Brain Surgery through the Ages Thursday, Oct. 13 | 7-8:30 pm | $10, or the entire series for $30. Students free with an ID, please RSVP to Jill Conrad.In this lecture we will learn…




Stay Physically Active with our Daytime Courses

This fall, create, connect, and explore in the Friday Center’s Daytime Enrichment Courses. Discover a new interest or re-engage in an old one, deepen your appreciation of the arts, discuss favorite subjects with peers and scholars, gain new skills and try new things! Whatever your motivation, our enrichment programs are sure to stimulate your mind and reawaken your curiosity. Course Spotlight: Mov…




What’s the Big Idea? Starts Tonight

Each Thursday evening in October, engage in discussion with UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and physicians as they share their insights on the brain from a scientific, medical, and philosophical perspective. Lecture Spotlight: Terra Incognita: Explorations of Consciousness Thursday, Oct. 6 | 7-8:30 pm | $10, or the entire series for $30. Students free with an ID, please RSVP to Jill Conrad. What is consci…




Join us for Movies in the Morning

This fall, create, connect, and explore in the Friday Center’s Daytime Enrichment Courses. Discover a new interest or re-engage in an old one, deepen your appreciation of the arts, discuss favorite subjects with peers and scholars, gain new skills and try new things! Whatever your motivation, our enrichment programs are sure to stimulate your mind and reawaken your curiosity. Course Spotlight: Mov…




Staff Member Wins Employee of the Year

Emma McIver, a member of the Housekeeping Staff at the Friday Center, was selected Employee of the Year by the Customer Service Recognition Committee in conjunction with Facility Services at UNC. Emma was selected from a group of 52 employees based on her merit and dedication to her job. Here’s what some of Emma’s peers had to say about her work:   Emma is always available with an outstanding…




Friday Adult Learner Scholarship deadline July 1!

Each semester, the Friday Center awards three academic scholarships, known as the Friday Adult Learner Scholarship. With a fall semester application due this Friday, July 1 we look back at a winner of last semester’s Friday Adult Learner Scholarship. What has it been like for you to pursue your undergraduate degree on a part-time basis? I have to keep my family well ahead of my personal education…




Friday Adult Learner Scholarship deadline approaching

Each semester, the Friday Center awards three academic scholarships, known as the Friday Adult Learner Scholarship. With an upcoming fall semester application deadline of July 1 we look back at a winner of last semester’s Friday Adult Learner Scholarship. What has it been like for you to pursue your undergraduate degree on a part-time basis? I work full-time at UNC Air Operations, scheduling fligh…




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