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Fri, September 30, 2016
8:00 am

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State of Education in Georgia Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

A one-day conference that includes keynotes, breakout sessions, and discussions on several timely topics related to the State of Education in Georgia.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
8:00 am

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UGA Horticulture Club Plant Sale

Other, Free Events

Browse a huge selection of house plants, annual and perennial flowers, herbs, trees, shrubs and more at 111 Riverbend Road (just off College Station Road) during the weekends of Sept. 30-Oct. 2 and Oct. 7-9 (Fridays from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., Saturdays from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Sundays from noon-5 p.m.)

Horticulture Greenhouses, 111 Riverbend Rd., Athens, GA (Intersection…

109 Riverbend Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
9:05 am

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Privacy Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Bob Sullivan, Peabody Award-winning consumer journalist, and Adam Levin, consumer advocate and author of "Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves," will be speaking in FHCE classes that are open to the public on September 30

Biological Sciences Building, Conner, Room 104 Bio Sciences, Room 404E…

120 Cedar St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
11:30 am

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International Coffee Hour

Multicultural, Free Events

International Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings together UGA students, faculty, staff and community members over coffee and international cuisine. This program offers a unique experience to engage in conversation with people of different cultures and backgrounds. Each week is hosted by a different student organization or department on campus.

Memorial Hall, Ballroom

101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
11:30 am

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Lecture: Jonathan Gruber

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Healthcare Reform: Where to Now?," Jonathan Gruber, Ford Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Director of the Healthcare Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
12:20 pm

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Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources, Free Events

"Just Women: Examining The Role of Female Prosecutors in International Courts" presented by Maryann Gallagher.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 214

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
1:30 pm

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Lecture: David Hensley

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"The Bureaucrat Exists for the Public, and Not the Other Way Around: 'Freedom of Language' in Twentieth-Century Flanders, 'Freedom of Conscience' in the Contemporary United States, and the Right to Regulate Those who Serve the Public," David Hensley, professor of history at Georgia Highlands College in Rome, Ga.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 348

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
3:00 pm

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Sexual Harassment Workshop: Recognition, Responsibility & Reaction

Classes and Workshops, Health, Women’s Resources, Free Events

An interactive workshop with information about the UGA Sexual Harassment Policy, UGA and Athens Resources, and how to react to sexual harassment.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
4:00 pm

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Romance Languages Colloquium: Graduate Student Presentation

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts

Dallin V. Larsen, “Mire usted Sr. González” vs. "Primero Daniel, vos" vs. “Mr. President”: A comparative approach to the use of personal deixis in Spanish, Argentine and American presidential debates Julia C. Hernández, “Comparative Historical Linguistics in 16th-century Spain: Philology and Prestige in Pedro Simón Abril’s 'Gramática griega escrita en lengua castellana'”

Gilbert Hall
Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
5:30 pm

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Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale’s Preview & Pairings

Classes and Workshops

The workshop will be at the new Center for Native Plant Studies, and staff will share tips on favorite pairings - combinations of plant species for dynamic displays.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plants

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
6:30 pm

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Wesley Foundation: Snack & Chat: Tailgate Party

Meetings, Multicultural, Other, Free Events

UGA Wesley's International Student Ministry is hosting its monthly Snack & Chat event. This month will be a Tailgate Party theme.

UGA Wesley Foundation
1196 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
7:30 pm

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Hockey vs. University of Florida

Recreation and Fitness

UGA Hockey Ice Dawgs face the University of Florida.

Akins Arena at the Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
8:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer at Arkansas

Athletics, Free Events

Fayetteville, AK Get directions
Sat, October 1, 2016
3:30 pm

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Football vs. Tennessee

Athletics

Sanford Stadium

Sanford Drive and Field Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, October 2, 2016
12:00 pm

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Equestrian vs. Alabama

Athletics

This is a scrimmage.

Bishop, GA Get directions
Sun, October 2, 2016
5:30 pm

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108 Sun Salutation Festival

Classes and Workshops, Health, Recreation and Fitness

Celebrate the Autumn Equinox, nature, the change of season and National Yoga Month. Bring a yoga mat, water and towel. Plan to arrive by 5:15 p.m. to set up.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Flower garden Lawn

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 3, 2016
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Al-Hijra

Holidays

Islamic religious observance.

Mon, October 3, 2016
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Women’s Golf at Windy City Collegiate

Athletics

Through Oct. 4

Westmoreland County Club
Chicago, IL Get directions
Mon, October 3, 2016
3:00 pm

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Information Session: Public History Program in Washington D.C.

Meetings, Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Upcoming Deadlines, Free Events

Learn more about UGA’s program in public history in the nation's capital this summer. Students will spend the entire summer living in Washington, D.C., while interning at major cultural and historical institutions.

LeConte Hall, Room 221

250 Baldwin St
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 3, 2016
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Rosh Hashanah

Holidays

Jewish religious observance.

Tue, October 4, 2016
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Fall Semester Midterm

Official University Events

Tue, October 4, 2016
12:00 pm

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Fall 2016 Education Abroad Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Attendees can learn about different study abroad programs, meet UGA students who have studied abroad and talk with faculty directors and program representatives at the Fall Education Abroad Fair. UGA offers Maymester, Summer, Semester and Academic Year study abroad opportunities. Students can go abroad and receive credit for your major, minor, elective or core classes.

Tate Student Center, Grand Ballroom

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 4, 2016
12:00 pm

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Brown Bag Information Session: UGA Logo

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Bring your lunch and hear more about guidelines for use of the new logo and what to expect during the transition.

Administration Building, Peabody Board Room

220 South Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 4, 2016
2:00 pm

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Community Forum: America’s Role in the World

Blue Card, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

What should be America's role in the world? A deliberative discussion weighing the benefits and trade-offs of three approaches to this issue using a National Issues Forums issue guide.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 258

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 4, 2016
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour

Tours, Free Events

A free guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda on the second floor of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 4, 2016
3:30 pm

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The Poe-tober Forest: Improv Theater Games for Youth

Classes and Workshops, Performing Arts, Recreation and Fitness, Other, Free Events

Join us in the Theater-in-the-Woods for these wickedly funny activities which will embrace hilarity and leave your Tell-Tale Heart pounding for more. This event is part of The NEA Big Read: Poe-Tober.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Theater-in-the-Woods

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 4, 2016
4:00 pm

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Seminar: Climate Change, Fluctuating Selection and Eco-evolutionary Dynamics

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Climate Change, Fluctuating Selection and Eco-evolutionary Dynamics," by Carlos Botero in the Department of Biology at Washington University. Reception precedes seminar in lobby at 3:30 p.m. Host: Jill Anderson.

Ecology Building, Room 201

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 4, 2016
6:00 pm

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Orientation Leader Information Session

Meetings

All applicants need to attend one information session. If you cannot attend a meeting, please contact Tori Tanner, graduate assistant for New Student Orientation, at tori.tanner25@uga.edu in order to schedule a make-up meeting.

Terrell Hall

210 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 4, 2016
7:00 pm

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Johnstone Lecture: Mark Risse

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Receptions and Recognitions

Mark Risse will speak about his experience studying groundwater and sea level rise throughout Georgia, as well as his work with students, government officials, farmers and fishermen about water resource management and the opportunities that sustainable growth presents.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 4, 2016
7:00 pm

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Reading: Masande Ntshanga

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts

The UGA Creative Writing Program is pleased to present writer Masande Ntshanga for a reading.

Cine
234 W Hancock Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 5, 2016
11:00 am

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Research Seminar Series: Ronghu Wu

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Ronghu Wu will give a talk on "Systematic and Site-Specific Quantification of Human Cell Surface Glycoproteins."

Pharmacy South, Room 201

240 W. Green St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 5, 2016
11:00 am

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Fall 2016 Education Abroad Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Attendees can learn about different study abroad programs, meet UGA students who have studied abroad and talk with faculty directors and program representatives at the Fall Education Abroad Fair. UGA offers Maymester, Summer, Semester and Academic Year study abroad opportunities. Students can go abroad and receive credit for your major, minor, elective or core classes.

Tate Student Center, Grand Ballroom

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 5, 2016
1:25 pm

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Lecture: Samantha ‘Mandy’ Joye

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Oceans in Peril: From Oil Spills to Overfishing to Climate Change," Samantha 'Mandy' Joye, Athletic Association Professor in Arts and Sciences in the UGA Department of Marine Sciences.

Ecology Building, Room 201

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 5, 2016
2:00 pm

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Artful Conversation: George Siegel

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join Callan Steinmann, associate curator of education, and Sage Kincaid, assistant curator of education, for an in-depth gallery conversation on George Siegel's "Young Woman in Doorway."

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 5, 2016
2:30 pm

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UGA Staff Council

Meetings

Monthly meeting of the UGA Staff Council.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 213

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 5, 2016
3:30 pm

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Lecture: Political Breakdown - How to Understand the 2016 Presidential Election

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Join political scientists John Sides and Lynn Vavreck for a breakdown of key data collected during this election cycle to find answers to important questions. This event is part of Ready, Steady, Vote!, a series of events spotlighting all things presidential during the 2016 election season.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium - Room 271

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 5, 2016
4:00 pm

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38th Annual McGill Lecture: David Armstrong

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

David Armstrong, senior enterprise reporter for STAT, will give the 38th annual McGill Lecture titled "Investigative Journalism in a Digital World: The End of Genre or the Birth of a Golden Age?"

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 148

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 5, 2016
4:30 pm

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Lecture: Scott Gwara

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

The theme for this fall's Symposium on the Book is "Textual Afterlives." The plenary speaker, Scott Gwara of the University of South Carolina, will speak on "Unscrambling Ege: Educator, Bibliophile ... Villain?”

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 268

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 5, 2016
5:30 pm

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Lecture: Charles H. Hallett

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Other

"Breathing Bronze, Living Faces: The Making of Portraits at Aphrodisias and Rome," Charles H. Hallett, UC Berkeley's Departments of History of Art and Classics.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, S150

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 6, 2016
8:00 am

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Nature Ramble

Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

Learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool fresh air.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Shade Garden Arbor

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 6, 2016
9:30 am

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Symposium: Textual Afterlives

Classes and Workshops, Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

The theme of this fall's Symposium on the Book is "Textual Afterlives." Its second day of events includes a faculty panel of speakers and a hands-on workshop on rare books.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 329

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 6, 2016
2:00 pm

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Workshop: More Active Learning Strategies that Promote Learning

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

Complementing the strategies shared in the “Active Learning Strategies” workshop earlier in the semester, this session will build upon active learning research and provide a range of practical, active learning strategies that participants can employ in classrooms of all sizes. Those who attend this workshop can anticipate briefly learning about a segment of the active learning research and spending a majority of the time participating in a range of active learning strategies.

Instructional Plaza, CTL North Instructional Plaza

185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 6, 2016
3:30 pm

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Poe-tober: Spooky POE-etry

Classes and Workshops, Literary Arts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Free Events

An afternoon of spooky poetry and crafts inspired by Edgar Allan Poe. For children ages 7-11 and their caregiver. This event is part of The NEA Big Read: Poe-Tober.

Athens-Clarke County Library
2025 Baxter St.
Athens,, Georgia Get directions
Thu, October 6, 2016
4:00 pm

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Lecture: Shan Ping Yu

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Meetings, Free Events

"Combination Stem Cell Therapy for Ischemic Stroke," Shan Ping Yu, professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and the Department of Hematology/Oncology, Emory University.

Rhodes Ctr
425 River Rd
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 6, 2016
5:00 pm

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Filipino American Heritage Month: Teach Me How to Tinikle

Exhibitions, Multicultural, Performing Arts, Recreation and Fitness, Other, Free Events

October is Filipino American Heritage Month. Interact with Filipino culture and learn the traditional dance of Tinikling, a staple dance of the Philippines. It involves dancers jumping through bamboo sticks in a rhythmic fashion with “clappers” who handle the bamboo sticks for the dancers to go through. This dance originated in Leyte (Visayas) during Spanish colonial era.

Russell Hall, Russell Hall Lobby

515 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 6, 2016
5:30 pm

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Free Faculty/Staff Golf Clinic

Athletics, Classes and Workshops, Free Events

Free Faculty/Staff Golf Clinics will be held at the UGA Driving Range on Oct. 6 and Oct. 20 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. with a make-up date set for Oct. 27 from 5:40 -6:30 p.m. Each session will include long and short game instruction. To reserve a space, please contact Clint Udell via email at cudell96@uga.edu and please indicate if you would like to borrow golf clubs for the event. Spouses of UGA Faculty/Staff members are encouraged to participate.

UGA Golf Course, UGA Golf Course Driving Range

Riverbend Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 6, 2016
6:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer at Florida

Athletics, Free Events

Gainesville, FL Get directions
Thu, October 6, 2016
7:00 pm

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Brooklyn Bridge Film Series: “’Neath Brooklyn Bridge”

Films, Free Events

The 11th film in the East Side Kids series (most famous for “Angels with Dirty Faces”) focuses on a gang of tough young kids who try to solve a murder. 1942, 61 min.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 6, 2016
8:00 pm

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Concert: Hodgson Wind Ensemble

Performing Arts

This Hodgson Wind Ensemble performance comprises several exciting 20th century works, including Dana Wilson’s “Trombone Concerto,” featuring special guest soloist Joshua Bynum, associate professor of trombone at the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
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