Final Selection Weekend: Tuesday Classes


Advanced Poetry Writing (ENGL 407)
A continuation of the intermediate workshop, with increased writing and revising of poems. Extensive discussion of student poetry.

3:30–4:45 p.m. | Greenlaw 526B
Professor: Professor Alan Shapiro |
Scholar: Philip Smart | (972) 310-2523 |
Meet at 3:20 p.m. | Steps of Wilson Library

Anatomy and Physiology (BIOL 252)
An introductory but comprehensive course emphasizing the relationship between form and function of the body’s organ systems.

11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m. | Genome Science Building G200
Professor: Dr. Gidi Shemer |
Scholar: Allison Carter | (513) 317-9148 |
Meet at 10:45 a.m. | Genome Café

*Ancient Greek Philosophy (PHIL 210H)
We will explore the development of Greek philosophy from its beginnings in the sixth century BC down to the end of the classical period. The major figures studied will be the Presocratic philosophers, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. The course is intended to illuminate the classical origins of modern thought, and to provide experience in the stating and criticism of philosophical arguments. 

9:30–10:45 a.m. | Graham Memorial, Room  210
Professor: Dr. James Lesher |

* Space for 2 students, please email the professor directly.

British Literature (ENGL 120)
Survey of medieval, Renaissance, and neoclassical periods. Drama, poetry, and prose.

9:30–10:45 a.m. | Peabody 216
Professor: Ms. Ani Govjian |
Scholar: Sally Sasz | (704) 774-7775 |
Meet at 9:15 a.m. | Steps of Wilson Library

*Carolina Sustainability Consulting (BUSI 590)
A course that puts teams of undergraduate students to work on consulting projects that advance UNC’s sustainability goals to which Chancellor Folt has brought attention through the Three Zeros Initiative. This is a great example of service/experiential learning at UNC. Student teams will be presenting their project plans during this class. 

2:00–5:00 p.m. | McColl 3050
Professor: Dr. Carol Hee |

Corner of the Sky: The American Musical (DRAM 292)
This course considers the anatomy and diversity of the American musical, exploring its history and aesthetics and employing an interdisciplinary approach to examining and celebrating its shows, sounds, stars, structures, styles, and sensibilities, within the genre’s dominant contexts of Broadway, Hollywood, and Utopia.

2:00–3:15 p.m. | Center for Dramatic Art 105
Professor: Dr. Gregory Kable |
Scholar: Kayley Carpenter | (704) 421-5300 |
Meet at 1:55 p.m. | In front of the Center for Dramatic Art

Ecology and Evolution (BIOL 201)
Principles governing the ecology and evolution of populations, communities, and ecosystems, including speciation, population genetics, population regulation, and community and ecosystem structure and dynamics. 

9:30–10:45 a.m. | Genome Science Building G200
Professor: Dr. Christina Burch |
Scholar: Allison Carter | (513) 317-9148 |
Meet at 9:15 a.m. | Genome Café

Economics (ECON 57H)
Are we heading for global depression and an intensification of international conflict as in the 1930s? Or are we on the threshold of a golden age of peace and prosperity? This course will use the tools of economics and international security analysis to examine the probable directions of that change.

12:30–1:45 p.m. | 1789 Venture Lab, 173 East Franklin Street
Professor: Dr. Gregory Copenhaver |
Scholar: Laney Henley | (336) 899-9977 |
Meet at 12:20 p.m. | Steps of the Morehead-Cain Foundation

Entrepreneurship and Business Planning (BUSI500H)
Students gain an understanding of entrepreneurship and the tools and skills necessary to conceive, plan, execute, and scale a successful new venture. Students develop business ventures in teams through an experiential pedagogy. 

12:30–1:45 p.m. | McColl 3350
Professor: Mr. Scott Maitland |
Scholar: Tai Huynh | (727) 458-3073 |
Meet at 12:20 p.m. | In front of the Business School (McColl Building)

Environmental Law & Policy (ENEC 350)
This course gives students an overview of environmental law and some practical experience in environmental policy making.

5:00–6:15 p.m. | Murphey 116
Professor: Mr. Donald Hornstein |
Scholar: Emily Galvin | (908) 420-6110 |
Meet at 4:40 p.m. | Steps of Wilson Library

Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (ECON 410)
The determination of prices and the distribution of income in a market system. 

2:00–3:15 p.m. | FedEx Global Center 1015
Professor: Dr. Michelle Sheran-Andrews |
Scholar: Olivia Zitkus | (610) 906-2578 |
Meet at 1:50 p.m. | On the steps of the FedEx Global Center

Introduction to Digital Culture (COMP 380H)
In this course, we will explore a few of the many cultural, social, and ethical issues that arise from individuals’, groups’, and societies’ use of information and digital technologies. It is by necessity a partial look, as the richness and complexity of the relationship between “computers” and “society” is endlessly productive of new delights and dilemmas and, therefore, impossible to reduce to a single semester. 

9:30–10:45 a.m. | Sitterson 1105
Professor: Dr. Tessa Joseph-Nicholas |
Scholar: Wynn Burrus | (919) 208-1390 |
Meet at 9:15 a.m. | Carolina Inn Porch

Introduction to Health Services Systems (HPM 352)
Provides an overview of the United States health services system, including such topics as quality of care and managed care. The course also introduces students to careers in the field of health policy and management and helps students develop necessary communication skills.

2:00–3:15 p.m. | McGavran-Greenberg 2308 (School of Public Health)
Professor: Dr. Becky Slifkin |
Scholar: Pooja Joshi | (919) 800-1818 |
Meet at 1:40 p.m. | Carolina Inn

Latin American Counterinsurgencies (HIST 528)
This course examines the leftist guerrilla movements that swept Latin America and the Caribbean during the latter half of the 20th century. Students will analyze the origins, trajectories, and legacies of these insurgencies, paying particular attention to the roles of race, class, and gender.

11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m. | Gardner 008
Professor: Dr. Miguel La Serna |
Scholar: Tori Matus | (443) 538-8136 |
Meet at 10:50 a.m. | Steps of Gardner

Local Cultures, Global Forces (ANTH 142)
This is an introductory-level course to a prominent subject in cultural anthropology—how local cultures respond to increasing global pressures. Using a wide array of examples from different cultures around the world, this course will encourage students to think critically about the current world order. Completing this course will help students understand key concepts anthropologists use to examine the tension between local and global interests, critique many standard assumptions about cultural diversity and modernity, and increase their awareness of hidden prejudices and the ways that inequalities operate on a global scale.

9:30–10:45 a.m. | Hanes Art Center 0121
Professor: Dr. Townsend Middleton |
Scholar: Sara Holley | (980) 333-9474 |
Meet at 9:10 a.m. | At the Old Well

*Metal Sculpture (ARTS243)
This class examines metal sculpture from both a technical and intuitive perspective. Students are taught metalworking skills and are then encouraged to use these skills to discover their creative potential. Note from Professor Hirschfield: “The students will be working on their projects.  However, I would be happy to show any prospective students how to use some of the welders. They would want to dress appropriately.”

2:00–4:45 p.m. | Art Lab
Professor: Mr. James Hirschfield |

Modern Analytical Methods for Separation and Characterization (CHEM 241H)
Analytical separations, chromatographic methods, spectrophotometry, acid-base equilibria and titrations, fundamentals of electrochemistry.  

11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m. | Kenan B125
Professor: Dr. James Jorgenson |
Scholar: Jessica Wang | (630) 780-8337 |
Meet at 10:50 a.m. | In front of the Student Stores near the Pit

The Politics of Public Policy (PLCY 220)
Examines approaches to American politics and public policy and analyzes why government responds to problems in predictable ways.

9:30–10:45 a.m. | FedEx Global Center 1015
Professor: Dr. Jeff Summerlin-Long |
Scholar: Jona Bocari | (984) 484-1795 |
Meet at 9:15 a.m. | Carolina Inn Lobby

Politics, Policymaking, and America’s Schools (EDUC 506)
Through extensive case study and conversations with policy actors, students will learn the stages model of policy making and understand conflicting values that play out in policy decisions.

11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m. | Peabody 0204
Professor: Dr. Eric Houck |
Scholar: Alexandria Chadwick | (252) 269-3564 |
Meet at 10:45 a.m. | South Building (on the side facing Wilson Library)

Principles of Biology (BIOL 101)
An introduction to the fundamental principles of biology, including cell structure, chemistry, and function; genetics; evolution; adaptation; and ecology. 

9:30–10:45 a.m. | Genome Sciences Building
Professor: Dr. Kelly Hogan |
Scholar: Alexandria Chadwick | (252) 269-3564 |
Meet at 9:15 a.m. | Steps of Wilson Library

17th- and 18th-Century Western Philosophy (PHIL220H)
A study of some major philosophical works from this period, including works by authors such as Descartes, Spinoza, Locke, Berkeley, Leibniz, Hume, and/or Kant. 

11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m. | Caldwell 0103
Professor: Dr. Markus Kohl |
Scholar: Laney Henley | (336) 899-9977 |
Meet at 10:50 a.m. | Steps of Caldwell Hall

* Space for 5 students, please email the professor directly.

*Sociology Honors Thesis (SOC692H)
Note from Dr. Aldrich: “It is a small class of four students. We’ll be reading and critiquing draft reports that day.  

3:30–4:45 p.m. | Hamilton 151
Professor: Dr. Howard Aldrich |

 * Space for 2 students, please email the professor directly.

Spanish-American Literature (SPAN 260)
Develops skills for further literary studies while increasing Spanish language proficiency and providing different world views through literature. 

12:30–1:45 p.m. | Dey 209
Professor: Professor Emilio Del Valle Escalante |
Scholar: Sally Sasz | (704) 774-7775 |
Meet at 12:35 p.m. | Steps of Wilson Library

*Volcanoes and Civilization (GEOL 77)
Volcanoes provide a breathable atmosphere, a habitable climate, and precious ores, but they have the potential to destroy civilization. This seminar will explore the uneasy coexistence of volcanoes and civilization.

2:00–3:15 p.m. | Mitchell 205
Professor: Dr. Allen Glazner |

* Space for 4 students, please email the professor directly.

War in American Society from 1903 to the Present (HIST/PWAD 369)
Survey of America’s military experience in the 20th century, focusing on national security policy, military institutions, World Wars I and II, the Cold War, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and recent interventions.

12:30–1:20 p.m. | FedEx Global Center 1005
Professor: Dr. Joseph Glatthaar |
Scholar: Ashley Meise | (336) 529-0464 |
Meet at 12:15 p.m. | Global Center Café

Writing in Health and Medicine (ENGL 105i)
This college-level course focuses on written and oral argumentation, composition, research, information literacy, and rhetorical analysis. The course introduces students to one specific disciplinary context for written work and oral presentations required in college courses: natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, law, business, or medicine. 

8:00–9:15 a.m. | Greenlaw 317
Professor: Dr. Doreen Thierauf |
Scholar: Leslie Acosta Padilla | (704) 644-9087 |
Meet at 7:45 a.m. | In front of Lenoir Dining Hall near the Pit