Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

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Thu, August 25, 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, August 25, 2016
9:00 am

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Workshop: Mentoring First-Year Students in the FYO

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

This workshop is an opportunity for faculty to share their strategies and experiences as mentors. Bring your seminar recollections, suggestions, or proposals for mentoring FYO students.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 372

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 25, 2016
9:30 am

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Associate Provost for International Education Finalist Presentation

Other

Finalist: Kiki Caruson, assistant vice president for research, innovation and global affairs and an associate professor of government and international affairs at the University of South Florida.

Tate Student Center, Reception Hall (Room 135)

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 25, 2016
4:00 pm

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Innovation Gateway Startup Stories: AKESOgen—CANCELED

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

This event has been canceled.

CAGTECH, Room 128/130

111 Riverbend Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 25, 2016
5:00 pm

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Dinner and Discussion: Alvarez & Marsal

Other

An informational session and networking event.

Brooks Hall, Room 327

310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 25, 2016
5:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: James W. Porter

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Climate Change and Biological Conservation in Georgia: John Abbot and the Pearly Eye Butterflies of Athens-Clarke County," James W. Porter

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 25, 2016
6:30 pm

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Women in Business Information Session

Meetings, Women’s Resources, Free Events

Learn how to become a part of an organization of students empowered with the knowledge and skill set to pursue their ambitions.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 251

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 25, 2016
7:30 pm

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Thursday Scholarship Series: Golden Age Band Concert

Performing Arts

The Thursday Scholarship Series opens with “A Golden Age Band Concert,” assembling UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music faculty and students to create the UGA Golden Age Band and taking the audience on a journey through American band music of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, August 26, 2016
9:30 am

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Morning Mindfulness Workshop

Classes and Workshops, Visual Arts, Free Events

A guided mindfulness meditation practice in the galleries of the Georgia Museum of Art. Each session includes instructor-led meditation followed by a period of reflection and discussion. Stools without backs are provided; attendees should bring a cushion if desired. Register by calling 706-542-8663 or emailing callan@uga.edu.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, August 26, 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, August 26, 2016
3:30 pm

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University Curriculum Committee Meeting

Meetings

Meeting of the University Curriculum Committee.

New College, Room 315

205 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, August 26, 2016
3:30 pm

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Philosophy Colloquium

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Sexual Exclusivity and Procreative Practice," Jennifer Ryan Lockhart, Auburn University. Reception will follow lecture.

Peabody Hall, Room 205S

290 S. Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, August 26, 2016
6:30 pm

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African Student Union’s Welcome Back Cookout

Multicultural, Free Events

The annual Welcome Back Cookout is ASU's way of welcoming the campus back for another year at UGA. To include music, dance, food and culture.

Myers Hall

1055 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, August 26, 2016
7:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Samford

Athletics, Free Events

Turner Soccer Complex

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, August 27, 2016
9:00 am

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Dawg Day of Service

Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

Join ServeUGA for Dawg Day of Service, UGA's largest annual day of community service, providing a great opportunity to work with other students to make a positive impact in the community.

Tate Student Center, Grand Ballroom

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, August 27, 2016
9:00 am

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Class on Plant Conservation

Classes and Workshops

Plant conservation is an applied science that draws upon many fields of knowledge from ecology to horticulture, to ethics and politics. This course surveys threats to biodiversity in Georgia and worldwide, examples of rare plant research, techniques for restoration and reintroduction and ways individuals and organizations are making a difference in protecting the rare plants of Georgia.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center's Classroom 2

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, August 27, 2016
5:00 pm

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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Health, Other, Women’s Resources, Free Events

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an international march to take a stand against gender-based violence. Participants are encouraged to literally walk in women's shoes with the walk starting at the Arch and ending at Myers Quad.

Arch, The

The Arch
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, August 28, 2016
1:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Cal State Fullerton

Athletics, Free Events

Turner Soccer Complex

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, August 28, 2016
2:00 pm

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Opening Reception

Receptions and Recognitions, Visual Arts, Women’s Resources, Free Events

Opening reception for painter Judy Bolton Jarrett's exhibit, "300 Seasons: A Colorful Journey." This exhibition will feature a new collection of original paintings—impressionistic landscapes and florals, as well as contemporary designs in watermedia and mixed media, featuring textured paintings executed with palette knife, as well as elements of collage.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, August 29, 2016
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Orientation Leader Application Opens

Upcoming Deadlines, Free Events

The application process for the 2017 Orientation Leader team opens. Applications due Oct. 10.

Mon, August 29, 2016
10:00 am

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Learning Session: Metacognition is the Key!

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Saundra Yancy McGuire will lead this session on the importance of helping students acquire simple but effective learning strategies based on cognitive science principles. Participants will engage in interactive reflection activities that will allow them to experience strategies that significantly improve learning while transforming student attitudes about the meaning of learning.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Building Auditorium

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, August 29, 2016
2:30 pm

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Learning Session: Metacognition - Key to Accelerated Success for Graduate Students & Their Students

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Learning Session: Metacognition - The Key to Accelerated Success for Graduate Students and Their Students

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Reading Room

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, August 29, 2016
3:30 pm

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Sustainable Food Systems Initiative Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

“Regenerative Agriculture Using Pasture-Based Livestock Systems," Dennis Hancock, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences and forage extension specialist. This monthly seminar series, sponsored by the Sustainable Food Systems Initiative, is designed for UGA faculty to share their related research and activities with other faculty, staff and students. There will be ample opportunities for questions and cross-disciplinary discussion.

Conner Hall, Room 103

147 Cedar Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, August 29, 2016
6:00 pm

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Learning Session: Metacognition - The Key to Acing Courses!

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

This interactive session will introduce students to cognitive, science-based learning strategies that help all students experience meaningful, transferable learning.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 30, 2016
9:30 am

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Associate Provost for International Education Finalist Presentation

Other

Finalist: Jane Gatewood, associate provost for global engagement at the University of Rochester.

Tate Student Center, Reception Hall (Room 135)

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 30, 2016
3:30 pm

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UGA Staff Council Executive Committee

Meetings

Monthly meeting of the UGA Staff Council Executive Committee.

Conner Hall, Room 103

147 Cedar Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 30, 2016
6:30 pm

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GLOBES Reception, Athens PRIDE Spectrum Film Festival

Films, Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

GLOBES will host its annual fall reception prior to the screening of "Entre Nous." Richard Newport, profess or French film studies, will introduce the film.

Ciné
234 W. Hancock Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 30, 2016
7:00 pm

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FSA General Body Meeting

Meetings, Multicultural, Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Other, Free Events

Learn about the Filipino Student Association.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 250

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 30, 2016
8:00 pm

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Swing Dance Night in the Garden

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

Casual evening of social swing dancing starts with beginner and intermediate dance lessons from 8-9 p.m., then everyone gathers for social dance from 9-11 p.m.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 30, 2016
8:00 pm

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Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series: David Starkweather

Performing Arts

David Starkweather, professor of cello, will perform works from the cello repertoire, displaying the talent that earned him the praise of famed French cellist Pierre Fournier, who called Starkweather “one of the best cellists of his generation.”

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 31, 2016
9:00 am

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Flower Arranging Unit 1 Class

Classes and Workshops

"Line/Line Mass Design." Upon completion of all five units, students will be awarded the basic design certificate from the Garden Club of Georgia. Courses do not need to be completed in order.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center's Gardenside Room

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 31, 2016
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, will lead a tour of the newly reinstalled permanent collection galleries.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 31, 2016
2:00 pm

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Workshop: Exploring Discussion in the FYO

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

This workshop will explore various discussion strategies by modeling research-based techniques for increased student participation via discussion.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 372

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 31, 2016
5:30 pm

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Zumba at the Garden

Classes and Workshops, Recreation and Fitness

Zumba combines hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program. Classes are held every Wednesday.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center's Great Room

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 31, 2016
6:00 pm

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WatchDawgs: Bystander Intervention Program

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

WatchDawgs is a discussion-based bystander intervention program. Discuss with peers how to identify potentially risky situations and learn the skills to step up and help a peer in need while maintaining your own safety. Participants will work through realistic and interactive skill building scenarios and learn about resources available in the UGA community.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 147

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
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