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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
Wed, April 30, 2014
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Spring Semester Final Exams

Official University Events

Through May 6.

Wed, April 30, 2014
11:00 am

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Paws and Relax

Health, Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

De-stress with therapy dogs on the first day of finals. Marley the great pyrenees, Amber the wonder pug, Blue the big who-knows-what and many more will be waiting. Students, faculty and staff are welcome.

Library | Main, Lawn

320 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 30, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

A tour of the museum led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 30, 2014
3:00 pm

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Guest Lecture: Joshua Ginsberg

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"How Long Is Perpetuity? Biological, Legal and Social Insights," Joshua Ginsberg, senior vice president of the Global Conservation Program at the Wildlife Conservation Society, and adjunct professor at Columbia University.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 30, 2014
3:00 pm

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Meeting: University Council Curriculum Committee

Meetings

A meeting of the University Curriculum Committee.

New College, Room 315

205 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 30, 2014
3:30 pm

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Panel Discussion on Military Funding

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

This panel will introduce interested faculty to the types of social and behavioral science research that existing UGA faculty have had from military funding sources. This discussion will includes topic areas of research as well as agencies and funding mechanisms.

Tate Student Center, Room 481

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 30, 2014
6:00 pm

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UGA Day in Orlando

Receptions and Recognitions

UGA Day in Orlando will bring UGA President Jere W. Morehead, Coach Mark Fox, Coach Mark Richt and host Chuck Dowdle to the area to share news from campus.

Embassy Suites Orlando Downtown
191 E. Pine St.
Orlando, FL Get directions
Thu, May 1, 2014
11:30 am

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Meeting: UGA Board of Visitors

Meetings

Speaker: Dean of Engineering, Don Leo. Location to be announced.

Atlanta, GA Get directions
Thu, May 1, 2014
2:00 pm

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Louis T. Griffith Library Open House

Visual Arts, Free Events

Celebrate the re-opening of the Louis T. Griffith Library with punch and cookies.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, May 1, 2014
5:30 pm

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Meeting: Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art

Meetings, Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

To include the presentation of the 2014 M. Smith Griffith Volunteer of the Year Award. Reception to follow.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, May 1, 2014
6:00 pm

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UGA Day in Savannah

Receptions and Recognitions

UGA Day in Savannah will bring Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Pamela Whitten, Coach Mark Fox, Coach Mark Richt and host Chuck Dowdle to the area to share news from campus.

Charles H. Morris Center at Trustee's Garden
10 E. Broad St.
Savannah, GA Get directions
Thu, May 1, 2014
6:00 pm

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ARTifacts Rock Athens Opening Reception

Exhibitions, Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

"Artifacts Rock Athens: Relics From The Athens Music Scene, 1975 - 1985" showcases the tangible artifacts that document the Athens music scene from the mid-1970s through the mid-1980s. Look for stage attire, iconic musical instruments and one-of-a-kind set lists, among other items.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 271

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, May 1, 2014
7:00 pm

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Art and the Nazis Film Series Screening

Films, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"The Rape of Europa." A discussion will follow.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
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