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Thu, March 30, 2017
9:30 am

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Nature Ramble

Literary Arts, Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

Join Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden. Sessions start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer. This is a ramble not a hike; the group will stop to view interesting plants, insects, butterflies, mushrooms, etc., along the way.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Meet at Shade Garden Arbor

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 30, 2017
10:00 am

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Be the Match Spring Drive

Exhibitions, Health, Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

Be the Match is hosting its annual spring drive and will add names to the National Bone Marrow Registry, which pairs donors to patients in need. The event will feature Marrow Man and his Epic Battle Exhibit, which explains what bone marrow is and how a donation can have a major impact on a patient's life.

Tate Student Center, Northwest Lawn

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 30, 2017
11:00 am

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Microbiology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Establishing and Maintaining Epigenetic Memories," Danesh Moazed, Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Biological Sciences Building, 404D

120 Cedar St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 30, 2017
12:30 pm

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The 2017 J.G. Woodroof Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Jo Anne Shatkin, president of Vireo Advisors, LLC, will deliver the 2017 J.G. Woodroof Lecture.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Mahler Hall

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 30, 2017
3:30 pm

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Concert: Steel Pan Ensemble

Performing Arts, Free Events

The UGA Steel Pan Ensemble will perform its spring concert.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 30, 2017
5:30 pm

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Class: Plants of the Desert - Growing Cacti and Succulents

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Kevin Tarner, succulent enthusiast and professional horticulturist, will begin with an overview of how cacti and succulents are able to thrive in the hottest places on Earth. Next, he’ll introduce the most desert-adapted and horticulturally popular plant families.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center, Classroom 2

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 30, 2017
8:00 pm

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Great Southland Stampede Rodeo

Other

The Great Southland Stampede Rodeo is an annual event hosted by UGA Block and Bridle Club. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the show begins at 8 p.m. This is a completely student-run rodeo that includes events such as bull riding, roping, barrel racing, and more.

Livestock Instructional Arena

2550 S. Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 30, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts

The UGA Symphony Orchestra closes out the month of March with its penultimate concert of the 2016-2017 season. Tickets are available at pac.uga.edu.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, March 31, 2017
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Women’s Golf at Bryan National Collegiate

Athletics

Through April 2

Bryan Park Champions COurse
Brown Summit, NC Get directions
Fri, March 31, 2017
9:00 am

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Free Speech and Hearing Screenings

Health, Free Events

The UGA Speech & Hearing Clinic will provide free screenings of speech, language, voice, resonance, fluency, and hearing for adults and for children ages 3 years and older. Graduate students with nationally certified/state-licensed audiologists and speech-language pathologists will conduct screenings to identify communication disorders or differences and to provide prevention or intervention resources, when needed.

Aderhold Hall, Room 593

110 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, March 31, 2017
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Morning Mindfulness Workshop

Classes and Workshops, Visual Arts, Free Events

The Georgia Museum of Art invites you into the galleries to participate in free guided mindfulness meditation sessions, held every other Friday during the spring semester. Sessions include instructor-led meditation followed by a period of reflection. Stools (without backs) are provided; please bring a cushion if desired. Reservations are encouraged; please call 706-542-0448 or email sagekincaid@uga.edu.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, March 31, 2017
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. Coordinated by the Department of International Student Life, UGA’s International Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the U.S.

Memorial Hall, Ballroom

101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, March 31, 2017
12:20 pm

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Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series

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

"Writing our Herstories: Using 'the personal' to Teach Women's Studies, Foster Intergenerational Dialogue, and Practice an Inclusive Learning Community," Jamie Palmer, Women's Studies and Sociology.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 214

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, March 31, 2017
2:00 pm

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Discussion: Cherokee Speculative Fiction

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Cherokee speculative fiction writers will discuss speculative fiction in the Native American contemporary literary canon. Writers Sequoyah Guess, author of The Books of the Red Eye; Daniel Justice, author of The Kynship Chronicles; and Blake Hausman, author of Riding the Trail of Tears, will be on a panel moderated by Josuah Nelson, University of Oklahoma. This event is sponsored by Institute of Native American Studies.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 171

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, March 31, 2017
3:00 pm

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Discussions without Borders

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural, Women’s Resources

International student Apurba Banerjee will lead this month’s Discussions without Borders event, presenting about Indian culture and her experience studying in the United States.

Office of International Education Building, Main Conference Room

1324 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, March 31, 2017
6:00 pm

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Softball vs. Auburn

Athletics, Free Events

Jack Turner Stadium

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, March 31, 2017
6:00 pm

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UGA Night at Six Flags

Other

Exclusive admission to Six Flags over Georgia for UGA students, alumni, faculty, staff, and guests. Tickets go on sale Feb. 20 in the Tate Student Center Cashier Window with a valid UGA card.

Six Flags
275 Riverside Parkway Southwest
Austell, GA Get directions
Fri, March 31, 2017
6:30 pm

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Baseball at Tennessee

Athletics

Knoxville, TN Get directions
Fri, March 31, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Tuba Euphonium Ensemble

Performing Arts, Free Events

The UGA Tuba Euphonium Ensemble presents its spring concert featuring a varied repertoire and student conductors. The ensemble performs literature including original compositions for tuba ensemble, transcriptions of orchestral literature, and lighter arrangements.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 1, 2017
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Family and Community Literacies Research Speaker Symposium

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

Please join us for the Department of Language and Literacy Education, Family and Community Literacies Research Speaker Symposium on Saturday, April 1, featuring award-winning researcher Dr. Shirley Brice Heath at the Zell B. Miller Learning Center, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 171

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 1, 2017
2:00 pm

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Baseball at Tennessee

Athletics

Knoxville, TN Get directions
Sat, April 1, 2017
7:00 pm

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Softball vs. Auburn

Athletics, Free Events

Jack Turner Stadium

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, April 2, 2017
12:00 pm

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Softball vs. Auburn

Athletics, Free Events

Jack Turner Stadium

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, April 2, 2017
1:00 pm

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Baseball at Tennessee

Athletics

Knoxville, TN Get directions
Sun, April 2, 2017
2:00 pm

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Concert: Classic City Band

Performing Arts, Free Events

The Classic City Band is preforming their spring concert, featuring nautical themed pieces.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, April 2, 2017
2:00 pm

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Wandering Thomas - Telling Nature’s Story

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Performing Arts, Free Events

Explore the myths, mysteries and marvels of nature through the traditional art of storytelling. This event is suitable for all ages, and families are welcome.

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

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, April 2, 2017
3:00 pm

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Concert: Russian Twilight

Performing Arts

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's Wu Han and the Escher String Quatet offer a program of all-Russian music with works by Sergei Rachmaninoff, Alexander Scriabin, Alexander Taneyev, and Dmitri Shostakovich.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 3, 2017
2:00 pm

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FACS Info Session

Meetings, Tours, Free Events

An informational session for prospective Family and Consumer Sciences students and their families to learn about the college, its majors, and experiential learning opportunities.

Dawson Hall, Room 101

305 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 3, 2017
4:30 pm

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Lecture: Lara Dodds

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

"The Fall and its Counterplots in Early Modern Science Fiction and Milton's Paradise Lost," Lara Dodds, associate professor of English at Mississippi State University.

Park Hall, Room 250

200 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 3, 2017
7:00 pm

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Study Abroad Alumni Speaker: Michelle Blue of Bené Scarves

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural, Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Women’s Resources, Free Events

In a Q&A and lecture format, Michelle Blue will talk about how her study abroad in Ghana influenced her to co-found Bené Scarves.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 213

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 4, 2017
12:30 pm

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Lunch & Learn: How a Bill Becomes a Law

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

This spring join the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies and partners for a weekly lunch and learn series focused on developing a better understanding of Congress. Civic Knowledge = Civic Power invites guest speakers from the Department of Political Science to give brief talks on topics connected to the history and function of this branch of government, followed by informal discussion with attendees. Coffee and light desserts will be provided. Topic: How a Bill Becomes a Law, presented by Anthony Madonna and Michael Lynch This program series is sponsored by the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, the University of Georgia’s School of Public and International Affairs, the UGA College Republicans, and the UGA Young Democrats. For more information, email russlib@uga.edu or call 706-542-5788.

Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, Room 277

320 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 4, 2017
2:00 pm

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Workshop: Best Practices in Analyzing and Displaying Qualitative Data

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

This workshop will describe the process of organizing and extracting findings from qualitative data, giving participants tools to tackle their own projects.

Instructional Plaza, Room N6

185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 4, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour at Two

Tours, Free Events

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 of on the second floor of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Meet in Rotunda

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 4, 2017
3:30 pm

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Ecology Seminar: Stephen Ellner

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Trait-based Demography: Linking individuals, Populations, and Communities in Varying Environments," Stephen Ellner, the Horace White Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Cornell University. A reception follows the seminar at 4:30 p.m. in the lobby hosted by the Odum School Graduate Student Association.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 4, 2017
7:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Clemson

Athletics

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 4, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: Hodgson Wind Ensemble

Performing Arts

The Hodgson Wind Ensemble performs their final recital of the 2016-2017 season with works from Hodgson School alum Cody Brookshire, Hodgson School Assistant Professor of Composition Peter Lane, Ron Nelson, Augusta Read Thomas, Mike Titlebaum and Michael Torke in a concert titled "All That Jazz." Tickets are available at pac.uga.edu or the PAC box office.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 5, 2017
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THATCamp Shakespeare

Classes and Workshops, Literary Arts

The Folger Shakespeare Library and the University of Georgia are hosting a THATCamp. This unique kind of “unconference” encourages digital humanists and Shakespeareans to visit a new digital learning environment, to discover new initiatives in Shakespeare studies and in Digital Humanities, and to share digital Shakespearean skills.

Library | Main, DigiLab, third floor

320 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 5, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: “Michael Ellison: Urban Impressions”

Multicultural, Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join Shawnya Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, for a tour of Michael Ellison: Urban Impressions.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 5, 2017
3:00 pm

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Signature Lecture: Joycelyn Elders

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Bridging the Gap in Higher Education," Joycelyn Elders, former surgeon general of the U.S. and professor emeritus at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine. Mary Frances Early Lecture. Part of the Signature Lecture series. Sponsored by the Graduate School, Graduate and Professional Scholars and the Office of Institutional Diversity.

Georgia Museum of Art, M. Smith Griffith Auditorium

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 5, 2017
4:30 pm

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Lecture: Sarah Colvin

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Sarah Colvin, the Schroeder Professor of German at Cambridge University, will present a talk titled “Narrative Patterns in Right-Wing Radicalization,” which focuses on case studies of persons involved in right-wing violence in Germany in the 1990s.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 147

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 5, 2017
5:00 pm

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Financial Planning Double Dawg Info Session

Meetings, Free Events

Info session about the Double Dawg Masters in Financial Planning opportunity.

Journalism Building, Room 514

120 Hooper Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 5, 2017
6:30 pm

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Book Signing: “Expanding Tradition”

Literary Arts, Visual Arts, Free Events

Avid Bookshop presents Shawnya L. Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, in celebration of her book "Expanding Tradition: Selections from the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Collection," which accompanies the exhibition of the same name and is published by the museum. Meet the author and get your book signed. Books will be on sale at Avid and through the Museum Shop.

Avid Bookshop
493 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 5, 2017
7:00 pm

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Screening: What the Health

Films, Health, Free Events

What the Health is the groundbreaking follow-up film from the creators of the award-winning documentary Cowspiracy. The film explores the relationship between food systems and big business. Sponsored by Speak Out for Species and the UGA Office of Sustainability.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 150

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 5, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: Erika Eckert and Margaret MacDonald

Performing Arts, Free Events

Erika Eckert, associate professor of viola at the University of Colorado at Boulder, will perform a concert with Margaret MacDonald, associate professor of collaborative piano at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 5, 2017
8:00 pm

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Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series Concert

Performing Arts

The UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s Reid Messich, an assistant professor of oboe, will conclude the Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series. Messich has played in numerous orchestras across the country and toured all over the world, and he brings that experience to bear in a wonderful finale to the Faculty Series.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
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