Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

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Wed, August 27, 2014
9:00 am

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Blood Drive

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Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 27, 2014
10:30 am

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Fall Activities Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Learn about some of UGA's nearly 700 student organizations at the university.

Tate Student Center, Plaza

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 27, 2014
1:25 pm

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Ecology/ICON Conservation Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Ecological Restoration of Southern Appalachian Bog‎s: Professional and Student Design Trajectories Informed by Natural Channel Design," Jon Calabria, College of Environment and Design.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 27, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 27, 2014
2:30 pm

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Congressional Town Hall Meeting

Meetings

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., will hold a Congressional Town Hall Meeting in Room 104 of the Student Learning Center on the University of Georgia Griffin campus.

UGA Griffin Student Learning Center
1109 Experiment St.
Griffin, GA Get directions
Wed, August 27, 2014
3:30 pm

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Georgia Genomics Facility Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"De Novo Assembly and Structural Variation Discovery in Complex Genomes Using Extremely Long Single-Molecule Level Imaging," Rachel Pugh, regional business manager of BioNano Genomics, Inc.

Miller Plant Sciences, Room 2401

120 Carlton St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 27, 2014
4:30 pm

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Institute of Higher Education 50th Anniversary Celebration Reception

Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

The Institute of Higher Education will launch its 50th anniversary with a celebratory reception held on the lawn in front of Meigs and Moore halls.

Meigs Hall

106 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 2014
12:00 pm

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President Jere W. Morehead Speaks to Griffin Rotary Club

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

First Baptist Church of Griffin
106 W. Taylor St.
Griffin , GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 2014
1:00 pm

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Pedagogy Workshop

Classes and Workshops

"Creative Thinking in the College Classroom: Interdisciplinary Strategies For Enhancing Creativity and Innovation," Bonnie Cramond and Sarah Sumners.

Instructional Plaza

185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 2014
3:00 pm

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Involvement Open House

Other, Free Events

This open house, which is hosted by the Center for Leadership and Service and the Office of Student Activities and Organizations, will give students a chance to check out the physical spaces, meet the staff and student leaders in the two offices and learn more about opportunities to get involved.

Tate Student Center, Suite 102 and 201

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 2014
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Archway Partnership/CED Summer Internship Exhibit

Exhibitions, Free Events

Through Sept. 26. UGA's Archway Partnership and College of Environment and Design are celebrating the seventh anniversary of their collaborative relationship with an exhibit in the main hall of the Jackson Street Building. The exhibit will showcase the work and design recommendations of 18 CED graduate and undergraduate students who worked with Archway Partnership communities in Candler, Habersham, Hart, Sumter, Pulaski and Washington counties this summer.

Jackson Street Building, Barrel Hall

285 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 2014
4:00 pm

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Romance Linguistics Colloquium

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

“Phonological Closeness Between Phonetically Distinct Vowel Phonemes," Margaret "Peggy" Renwick. Renwick will discuss her current research.

Gilbert Hall, Room 115

210 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 2014
4:30 pm

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Exhibit Reception

Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

The Archway Partnership and the College of Environment and Design will hold a reception for the opening of an exhibit that will feature projects from across Georgia that highlight the partnership between Archway and CED.

Jackson Street Building, Barrel Hall

285 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 2014
5:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: Sally Main

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Newcomb's Designers: A Conscious Revolution," Sally Main, senior curator at the Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University. Main will deliver this lecture in connection with the exhibition "Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise."

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 2014
7:00 pm

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Anthropocene Lecture: “Extinction in a Changing World”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Extinction in a Changing World," Mark Farmer, a professor and director of the Division of Biological Sciences. A public lecture on the causes of extinction and the role that mankind is playing in what is now thought to be the sixth great extinction event in history.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 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 whether or not Jesus is the most influential historical figure. Participation is not required.

Phi Kappa Hall, Upper Chamber

200 S. Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 2014
7:00 pm

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Guest Lecture: “Farmageddon”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Author and activist Philip Lymbery will speak about his book "Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat" and how factory farming harms human health, the environment and the well-being of animals. Lymbery is chief executive of Compassion in World Farming and a prominent commentator on the effects of industrial farming. Sponsored by Speak Out for Species.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 171

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, August 29, 2014
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Film: “Neighbors”

Films

"Neighbors" (2014) will be shown at 3, 6 and 9 p.m.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, August 29, 2014
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Exhibition: “Vince Dooley: A Retrospective, 1954-1988”

Exhibitions, Free Events

Through Dec. 15. A look back at the football career of former UGA coach and athletic director Vince Dooley.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, August 29, 2014
2:00 pm

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Healthy Dawg Kickoff

Health, Free Events

To include activities, snacks and freebies. The first 200 students to participate will receive a free "Do it sober" T-shirt.

University Health Center

370 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, August 29, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tour of “Vince Dooley: A Retrospective, 1954-1988”

Tours, Free Events

A guided tour of the exhibition on Vince Dooley's career as player, coach and athletic director as well as tours of three galleries of Georgia's cultural history. To be held each Friday before home football games.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, August 29, 2014
7:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Fordham

Athletics, Free Events

Part of the University of San Francisco Bay Area Challenge.

San Francisco, CA Get directions
Fri, August 29, 2014
10:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer at Long Beach State

Athletics, Free Events

Long Beach, CA Get directions
Sat, August 30, 2014
12:00 pm

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Alcohol-free Tailgate

Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

This tailgate for the UGA vs. Clemson football game will feature food for the first 300 students. There also will be activities and giveaways. Held by the Collegiate Recovery Community, Office of the Dean of Students, Department of Recreational Sports and the nonprofit Atlanta In Recovery.

Joe Frank Harris Commons

80 Carlton St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, August 30, 2014
1:30 pm

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Volleyball vs. SMU

Athletics, Free Events

Part of the University of San Francisco Bay Area Challenge.

San Francisco, CA Get directions
Sat, August 30, 2014
5:30 pm

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Football vs. Clemson

Athletics

To be televised by ESPN.

Sanford Stadium

Sanford Drive and Field Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, August 30, 2014
10:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. San Francisco

Athletics, Free Events

Part of the University of San Francisco Bay Area Challenge.

San Francisco, CA Get directions
Sun, August 31, 2014
4:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer at Cal State-Fullerton

Athletics, Free Events

Fullerton, CA Get directions
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
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