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2021 Virtual Visiting Days Schedule
February 25-26

*Please note that all start times listed are for Eastern Time (ET)*


Thursday, February 25

10:00 – 11:00am – Informal meet and greet with current graduate students [on Gather]

11:00am – 12:30pm – Carolina Sociology Graduate Program Welcome [on Zoom]

12:30 – 2:00pm – Break / optional CPC Workshop (12:30-1:30) [on Zoom]

  • “CPC Signature Data: China Health and Nutrition Survey (CHNS)”Presented by Dr. Penny Gordon-Larson, CPC Fellow, Professor of Nutrition, CHNS PI

2:00 – 3:45pm – Sample Class – SOCI 707 (Barbara Entwisle) [on Zoom]

  • The reading for this class will be: Hall, Joshua D., Anna B. O’Connell, and Jeanette G. Cook.  2017. “Predictors of Student Productivity in Biomedical Graduate School Applications.” PLOS ONE 12(1): e0169121 (a pdf of this article was emailed to you).

3:45 – 4:15pm – Break

4:15 – 5:30pm – Research at Carolina Panel [on Zoom]

5:45pm – Happy Hour (current and new graduate students) [on Gather]


Friday, February 26

10:00 am – 12:00pm – Faculty meetings [on Gather]

  • NOTE: This time block is when faculty meetings will take place. It is likely you will not have meetings the entire 10:00am-12:00pm time block. Please hold this time for now, though.

12:00 – 3:00pm – Workshops [on Zoom]

    • 1:05 -2:20pm Panel with Students
  • Culture and Politics Workshop (12:15-1:30pm)
    • PresentationAndy Andrews, Neal Caren, and Micah Nelson, UNC-Chapel Hill: “Did Anti-Trump Protests Create a Blue Wave? Protest, Movements and the 2020 Election”
  • Qualitative Data (2:00 -3:15pm)
    • TopicIterative Coding: Locke, Karen, Martha Feldman, and Karen Golden-Biddle **Registered participants will be emailed a reading for this workshop**

3:15 – 5:00pm – Graduate Student Life (panel/Q&A) [on Zoom]

5:15pm – Social Event with faculty & current students [on Gather]



If you have any questions or need technical assistance, you can contact the Graduate Student Services Manager.