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Wed, April 23, 2014
8:00 am

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Administrative Professionals Day Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

In this day of networking and learning practical tips, participants will enhance their skills and put their professional development on a faster track.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
8:00 am

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College of Environment and Design Critique Week

Exhibitions, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Students from all programs in the College of Environment and Design will participate in the college's inaugural three-day public critique of design, planning and preservation projects.

Jackson Street Building

285 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
9:00 am

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Class: Medicinal Salves

Classes and Workshops

This class will cover making herbal infused oils, base oils for salve making and appropriate herbs and essential oils to treat a variety of symptoms. The class will begin with an instructional walk through the herb and physic garden. Participants will enjoy herbal tea and bread with herbal butter as the instructors introduce the craft of salve making.

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

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
10:00 am

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Cabinet Meeting and Media Briefing

Meetings

The regular meeting of the University Cabinet will be followed immediately by a media availability with UGA President Jere W. Morehead.

Administration Building, Peabody Board Room

220 South Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
11:00 am

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Denim Day

Other, Free Events

Denim Day is a worldwide awareness day that began in 1998 after an Italian Court overturned a rape conviction because the victim was wearing tight jeans. They believed the jeans were impossible to remove without the help of the person wearing them, therefore implying consent. Participants should wear jeans to show there is no excuse for sexual violence.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Jittery Joe's

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
12:00 pm

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“The Gendered Politics of Food”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Part of Dialogues in Diversity. This dialogue will examine notions of gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality, class and culture in food production and consumption. RSVP required.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall A/B

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
2:00 pm

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Artful Conversation: Robert Gwathmey

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, for an in-depth discussion of Robert Gwathmey Jr.’s “Hoeing Tobacco” (1946).

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
3:30 pm

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Meeting: University Council

Meetings

The final meeting of the University Council for the 2013-2014 term.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theater

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
3:30 pm

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Inspiring Local Careers: Sustainable Athens

Go Green, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Part of UGA Earth Week. This career-oriented panel will feature Athens-based industry leaders in sustainability from Athens-Clarke County Government, Athens Land Trust, Georgia River Network, Noramco and Terrapin Brewery. Learn about internships in sustainability and recycling from local industry experts. Co-sponsored by the Office of Sustainability, Terry College Net Impact student organization and UGA Environmental Law Association.

Dean Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room

225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
4:00 pm

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Genetics Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Genome and Epigenome Editing Using TALEs and CRISPR-Cas Technologies," J. Keith Joung, Massachusetts General Hospital.

Davison Life Sciences Complex, Room B118

120 East Green St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
6:00 pm

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Small Business Financing Forum

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

The Small Business Financing Forum is a free financial workshop for small businesses or new start-ups in need of alternative finance options. It is sponsored by Celtic Bank.

Chicopee Complex, Room 2002

1180 East Broad Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
6:00 pm

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“Proof Your Paper”

Classes and Workshops

The library staff members' red pencils are ready. They can’t write the paper, but they can reduce typos and other silly errors that will ruin a student's day and haunt them.

Library | Main, First Floor Study Room

320 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
7:00 pm

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Sustainability Short Film Festival

Films, Go Green, Free Events

Part of UGA Earth Week. A "green" mini film festival held on the UGA campus. Featured film shorts provided by Eco-Focus Film Festival. Refreshments provided by The Coca-Cola Co. Student film shorts designed by the Office of Sustainability's own multi-media intern.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theater

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
7:00 pm

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Lecture: Jim Porter

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Jim Porter will give his annual lecture on climate change, titled "Mothera vs. Godzilla: Climate Change and Your Food Supply." Will include a lively talk on climate change issues. Refreshments from will be served.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 148

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Symphonic Band

Performing Arts, Free Events

The UGA Symphonic Band will give its final concert of the year. The ensemble, led by Hugh Hodgson School of Music professor Michael Robinson, is made up of talented undergraduate music majors, music minors and non-majors from across campus with experience playing woodwind, brass and percussion instruments, focusing both on the classic band repertoire as well as exciting new music.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
9:00 am

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Workshop: Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurism

Classes and Workshops

This workshop explores options for increasing revenue and taking advantage of recent revenue generation and program innovations. Participants will go home with an agenda for sustainability to share.

J.W. Fanning Building, Training Room

1240 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
2:00 pm

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2014 Gene Brody Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Socioeconomic Status, Resilience Factors and Biological Pathways to Health," Dr. Edith Chen, professor of psychology at Northwestern University.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Masters Hall

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
5:00 pm

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Guaraní Linguistics Colloquium

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

This linguistics colloquium on Guaraní, an indigenous language of Paraguay, will feature three researchers of Guaraní.

Gilbert Hall, Room 115

210 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
5:00 pm

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2014 Recycling Happy Hour

Other, Free Events

A partnership with Athens-Clarke County's Recycling Division, UGA Office of Sustainability and WUGA. Residents can bring electronics, including televisions, batteries, bulbs and used cooking grease. Each participant will receive a Coca-Cola product. This is a drop off event in which residents do not leave their car as volunteers unload items for them.

Intramural Fields, Parking Lot E01

110 Lake Herrick Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
5:30 pm

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Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture: Luke Syson

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

This lecture is part of the 2013-2014 Visiting Artist/Scholar Series.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Room S151

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
5:30 pm

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Director’s Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural, Visual Arts, Free Events

“Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune: Queering Saint Sebastian," William Underwood Eiland. Eiland, director of the Georgia Museum of Art, traces the evolution of representations of Sebastian, the third-century martyr and saint. Eiland’s study focuses on the ways in which artists adapted Sebastian’s history and iconography to create a fixture for both Catholic hagiography and gay culture.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
6:00 pm

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UGA Day in Dalton

Receptions and Recognitions

UGA Day in Dalton will bring Vice President for Research David Lee, Coach Mark Fox, Coach Mark Richt and host Chuck Dowdle to the area to share news from campus.

Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center
2211 Dug Gap Battle Road
Dalton, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
6:00 pm

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Tie Dye and Eat Pie

Other

Bring a shirt or buy one from the umano club for $1. Pizza will be provided. Part the umano club's School Supplies Drive Week. Participants need to bring a school supply or donation to attend.

Myers Hall, Quad

1055 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
6:00 pm

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Film Screening

Films, Multicultural, Free Events

"Al Nisa: Black Muslim Women in Atlanta’s Gay Mecca" is the story of how filmmaker Red Summer brought five women together who sought to establish a community, where there was none, for black Muslim lesbians in Atlanta. The women declare their existence, share their stories, start a critical discussion and set a foundation of communal existence for themselves. Film screening will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the director.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 250

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
7:00 pm

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The Agency Networking Event

Other

Hosted by The Agency, a College of Family and Consumer Sciences student organization. No particular style of dress is required, however, The Agency is a fashion organization so participant are asked to make sure their outfits are classy.

Nuci's Space
396 Oconee St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
7:15 pm

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People Yoga

Health, Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

People Yoga is a free yoga and meditation practice for queers and allies to develop all minds, bodies, souls, creativity and intellect in an effort to become well-rounded and responsible citizens.

Tate Student Center, Room 407

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 25, 2014
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Confederate Constitution Display

Exhibitions, Free Events

The only surviving copy of the permanent Constitution of the Confederate States of America will be displayed.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library…

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 25, 2014
3:00 pm

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“Green” Day of Service: Middle Oconee River

Go Green, Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

Part of UGA Earth Week. Volunteer with Big Dogs on the River, UOWN, UGA Outdoor Rec and the Office of Sustainability to paddle and cleanup the river banks of the Middle Oconee River. Then, dry-off and stick around for local food at the cabana. All are welcome; no paddling experience needed. Volunteers must register at http://vols.pt/K8nebY.

Big Dogs on the River
2525 Atlanta Highway
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 25, 2014
3:00 pm

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“Green” Day of Service: Chew Crew

Go Green, Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

Part of UGA Earth Week. Come help clean up one of the on-campus streams, Tanyard Creek. Assist the Chew Crew with removing invasive species and also help pick up trash along the way. Volunteers must register at http://vols.pt/K8nebY.

Hull Street Deck, Tanyard Creek

400 S Hull St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 25, 2014
6:00 pm

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Swift Water Rescue Clinic

Classes and Workshops, Recreation and Fitness

Also April 26-28. This clinic is designed to teach participants all the skills they need to take safety on the river to the next level. Whether participants are a novice paddler or a river guide safety is always important. Participants will learn rescue philosophy, rope skills, swimming skills and so much more during this clinic.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, Room 225

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 25, 2014
7:30 pm

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Baseball at Vanderbilt

Athletics

First game of 3-game series.

Fri, April 25, 2014
10:00 pm

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Dawgs After Dark: Tacky Prom

Other

To include a midnight outdoor movie, late night breakfast from Waffle House and more.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 26, 2014
8:00 am

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Bulldog Classic Horse Show

Other

A horse show put on by the Collegiate Horsemen's Association at UGA that benefits the Georgia Equine Rescue League. Western, English and games—all ages and experiences welcome.

Livestock Instructional Arena

2550 S. Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 26, 2014
10:00 am

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Saturday Morning Club Concert: Hodgson Singers

Performing Arts

For children ages 4-12 to learn about making music. The concert will feature the UGA Hodgson Singers and Friends under the direction of Daniel Bara.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 26, 2014
10:00 am

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Family Day: Celebrating Spring

Tours, Visual Arts, Other, Free Events

Take a look at works in the museum’s permanent collection that evoke the season of spring. Will include a special interactive gallery games tour. Participants also will be able to decorate a flowerpot and plant their very own springtime flower seed to take home with them.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 26, 2014
2:00 pm

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Lavender Graduation

Multicultural, Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

Lavender Graduation is a cultural celebration that acknowledges the achievements and contributions of LGBTQ students. Through this recognition, LGBTQ students are provided with a positive experience at the university, encouraging them to continue their connections to the university, other students and other alumni.

Memorial Hall, Ballroom

101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 26, 2014
3:00 pm

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Baseball at Vanderbilt

Athletics

Second game of 3-game series.

Sun, April 27, 2014
12:00 pm

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Music Business “May Day” Music Festival

Performing Arts

Come out and watch fellow UGA Music Business students and their bands play on two stages all afternoon and evening. This festival is entirely student-run and will be a great way to relax before settling down to study for finals.

Melting Point
295 E. Dougherty St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, April 27, 2014
1:00 pm

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Take A Ride On The Giant Slide

Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

Come and enjoy a ride down the inflatable water slide.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, Natatorium

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, April 27, 2014
2:00 pm

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Baseball at Vanderbilt

Athletics

Last game of 3-game series.

Mon, April 28, 2014
3:30 pm

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Meeting: University Council Educational Affairs Committee

Meetings

Meeting of the Educational Affairs Committee.

New College, Room 315

205 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 29, 2014
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Reading Day

Official University Events

No classes. Offices open.

Tue, April 29, 2014
11:00 am

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“Creating a Culture of Sustainability at UGA”

Go Green, Receptions and Recognitions

Join the Office of Sustainability in a celebration of sustainability on campus and beyond. The reception will include a light lunch along with presentations from faculty and Office of Sustainability interns.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 29, 2014
1:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: Jim Bottum

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Advanced Digital Infrastructures for Science (Known as "Cyberinfrastructure") is Transforming Science," Jim Bottum, one of the pioneers of cyberinfrastructure and the current vice provost and CIO of Clemson University. Bottum will talk about this shift in the way disciplines all over the university are leveraging advanced digital resources.

Tate Student Center, Room 481

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 29, 2014
2:00 pm

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Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Ceremony

Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest of all American honor societies. Election to membership is a distinguished honor, which recognizes scholarship, of liberal interests, character and high academic standing. The initiation ceremony is required to receive Alpha of Georgia membership.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 29, 2014
4:00 pm

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Drawing in Nature

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

"Illustration in the Garden with Toni Carlucci." Join artist Toni Carlucci to learn some of the secrets to drawing plants, flowers and other objects of nature using techniques that are fun, effective and easy to practice at home. Open to children ages 8 and older. Registration required.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center, Classroom 1

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 29, 2014
4:00 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Effects of Spatial Heterogeneity on Ecosystem Functioning: Complementarity and Selection in a Model System," Marcel Holyoak, a professor of environmental science and policy at UC Davis. Reception precedes seminar at 3:30 p.m. in lobby.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 29, 2014
7:00 pm

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Campus Memorial Service

Official University Events, Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

Commemorates the faculty, staff and students who have died within the past year.

Chapel, Steps

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
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