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Mon, September 1, 2014
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Labor Day Holiday

Holidays

No classes; offices closed.

Mon, September 1, 2014
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Construction advisory: College Station Road - North Oconee River bridges replacement

The Georgia Department of Transportation is replacing the College Station Road bridges over the North Oconee River from September 2014 through October 2016, building new structures to include two lanes in each direction with bike lanes and sidewalks. A new bridge will be constructed north of the original bridges, and then through a series of traffic shifts, the existing bridges will be replaced. Two lanes will remain open in each direction during peak hours throughout the project. Lane closures are possible 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and during overnight hours.

Tue, September 2, 2014
8:45 am

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Business Law Society Introductory Meeting

Meetings, Free Events

Introductory meeting for UGA School of Law students interested in joining or learning more about the Business Law Society.

Law School

225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 2, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour at Two

Tours, Free Events

A 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.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 2, 2014
3:30 pm

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New Multicultural Faculty/Staff Reception

Receptions and Recognitions

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Magnolia Ballroom

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 2, 2014
4:00 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Larval Development and Its Consequences for Marine Biogeography," Paula Pappalardo, postdoctoral associate in the Odum School of Ecology. Reception precedes seminar at 3:30 p.m. in lobby. Hosted by Jeb Byers.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 2, 2014
5:30 pm

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Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture: Zoe Strauss

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Zoe Strauss will be residing as the Lamar Dodd Chair during the 2014-2015 school year. Part of the 2014-2015 Visiting Artist/Scholar Series, sponsored by the Lamar Dodd School of Art and the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Room S151

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 2, 2014
5:30 pm

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Study Abroad 101: Learning the Basics of Study Abroad

Classes and Workshops, Multicultural, Free Events

Students can have their questions answered at this general information session on studying abroad. Participants can talk with peer advisors to get the essentials before choosing a study abroad program.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 214

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 3, 2014
1:25 pm

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Ecology/ICON Conservation Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Searching for Sustainability in the Tropical Cloud Forest: Instruction, Research and Outreach at UGA Costa Rica," Quint Newcomer, UGA Costa Rica Program.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 3, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

"Highlights from the Permanent Collection." Come take a tour of the museum led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 3, 2014
2:30 pm

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Meeting: Staff Council

Meetings

Meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 207

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 4, 2014
10:00 am

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Bolton Dining Commons Dedication Ceremony

Receptions and Recognitions

UGA will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to dedicate the newest—and largest—meal plan facility on the Athens campus. The 1,000-seat Bolton Dining Commons was completed in July and opened its doors on Aug. 18 for the start of fall semester classes, setting a UGA serving record as it fed 9,500 people. The ceremony will be held on the Tanyard Creek side of the building. Parking will be available in the Tate Student Center parking deck.

Bolton Dining Commons

315 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 4, 2014
1:00 pm

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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Workshop

Classes and Workshops

"Ten Mistakes to Avoid When Doing Scholarship of Teaching and Learning." For those who are fairly new to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, there are a number of considerations that can make a difference as to whether or not research is suitable to be published. This session will highlight 10 common pitfalls to avoid when doing Scholarship of Teaching and Learning research (from initial design to publishing a manuscript), and will counter those pitfall with good Scholarship of Teaching and Learning practice.

Instructional Plaza

185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 4, 2014
3:00 pm

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Embracing Diversity

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural, Free Events

Hosted by the Office of Institutional Diversity, this event celebrates individuals who have completed the Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion. Marshall Shepherd, UGA Athletic Association Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences, will be the speaker. This event will include music and food immediately following the program.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 4, 2014
3:30 pm

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Faculty/Staff Donors Reception

Receptions and Recognitions

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 4, 2014
5:00 pm

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Book Reading: Philip Lee Williams

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Award-winning author Philip Lee Williams will read from his latest autobiography, "It Is Written: My Life in Letters." The book covers Williams' 30-year career and tells the story of his creative life in an open, jaunty and often hilarious autobiography. Presented by UGA Libraries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 285

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 4, 2014
7:00 pm

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Phi Kappa Literary Society Debate

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Join the Phi Kappa Literary Society as members debate about whether or not the National Rifle Association is an obstacle to responsible gun control. Participation as a guest is not required.

Phi Kappa Hall, Upper Chamber

200 S. Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 4, 2014
8:00 pm

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Film: “Rushmore”

Films

"Rushmore" (1998) will be shown.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 5, 2014
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Film: “Grand Budapest Hotel”

Films

"Grand Budapest Hotel" (2014) will be shown Sept. 5-7 at 3, 6 and 9 p.m.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 5, 2014
8:30 am

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10th Annual Diversity Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Sponsored by the Dean’s Council on Diversity. Concurrent sessions focusing on overlooked areas of diversity and developing scholarly paths to engage in critical dialogues will be led by faculty in the College of Education and from across campus. Keynote Speaker: Patricia Edwards, Distinguished Professor of Language and Literacy at Michigan State University.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 5, 2014
9:00 am

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Friends First Friday: Insect-ival

Meetings

Come find out about Insect-ival, now in its 22nd year at the garden. Hear stories about how Insect-ival started an learn more about it. This monthly event includes a full breakfast and an opportunity to meet new people while learning about the garden, gardening or garden history. RSVP by Sept. 3.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 5, 2014
10:00 am

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Guest Lecture: Aileen Cater-Steele

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Aileen Cater-Steele is a professor of information systems at the University of Southern Queensland. Part of the Management Information Systems Workshop Speaker Series. The series brings prominent information systems academics from all over the Southeast to UGA to present their research. Presentations include academic work on topics such as organizational data analytics, social networking and energy informatics.

Brooks Hall, Room 520

310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 5, 2014
7:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Chattanooga

Athletics, Free Events

Part of the Bulldog Invitational.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 5, 2014
7:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Houston

Athletics, Free Events

Turner Soccer Complex

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, September 6, 2014
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Cross Country UGA Invitational

Athletics

Equestrian Complex

1171 Astondale Road
Bishop, GA Get directions
Sat, September 6, 2014
10:00 am

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CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Course

Classes and Workshops

The CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer course is designed for people who have a job-related duty to respond in an emergency. The class will prepare participants to make appropriate decisions about the care to provide in an emergency situation; these skills include choking, rescue breathing, CPR for adult, child and infant victims, two-rescuer CPR and use of an AED. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive certifications in CPR for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid, both valid for two years.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, Room 213

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, September 6, 2014
1:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Belmont

Athletics, Free Events

Part of the Bulldog Invitational.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, September 6, 2014
4:00 pm

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Professional Rescuer CPR/AED/First Aid Challenge

Classes and Workshops

Challenges provide individual testing for participants who wish to be re-certified in CPR/AED for the professional rescuer and first aid; instructors will not provide review or instruction. Participants must successfully complete all of the skills tests and pass the written test(s) with a minimum score of 80 percent. A participant who does not pass the challenge will be referred back to the appropriate full course.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, Room 213

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, September 6, 2014
7:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. College of Charleston

Athletics, Free Events

Part of the Bulldog Invitational.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, September 7, 2014
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Women’s Golf at Cardinal Kickoff

Athletics

Chariot Run Golf Club
Laconia, IN Get directions
Sun, September 7, 2014
1:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. University of Central Florida

Athletics, Free Events

Turner Soccer Complex

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, September 7, 2014
2:00 pm

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Professional Rescuer CPR/AED/First Aid Review

Classes and Workshops

This provides a quick way to renew CPR/AED for the professional rescuer and first aid certification. Some review of skills will be offered, but this course is not designed to teach or re-teach skills. Participants must pass both the skills check and written exam to obtain certification.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, Room 213

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, September 7, 2014
2:00 pm

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Grandparents Day: Fairy House and Tea

Other

Grandparents and grandchildren can attend an afternoon of creativity and wonder in the garden. Participants will spend the first part of the afternoon exploring the purple trail for materials and spaces to create a fairy habitat. Then they will have an enchanted fairy tea party in the Children’s Classroom.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
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