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Thu, January 29, 2015
10:00 am

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100 Days Until Graduation Event

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Also to be held Jan. 30 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Each year, on the mark of 100 days until Spring Commencement, the Student Alumni Association sponsors the 100 Days Until Graduation Event, setting up a one-stop shop for graduating students. Graduating members of the class of 2015 can get items and information pertaining to graduation. Caps and gowns, diploma frames, invitations, graduate portraits and UGA rings will be available. Food, music and graduate school representatives also will be at this event.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 29, 2015
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, January 29, 2015
1:00 pm

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Award-Winning Faculty Series Workshop

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

"Using UGA’s eLC to Your Advantage Whatever the Course You Teach: Traditional, Flipped or Online." This Award-Winning Faculty Series workshop will focus on utilizing the tools of the new eLC (D2L platform) to facilitate content delivery, discussion, assessments, surveys, communication and group activities that are effective in all types of classrooms. Participants will learn how to make grading a bit easier as well as best practices for organizing material on eLC to significantly impact how students interact with a course.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Reading Room

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 29, 2015
1:00 pm

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FHCE Career and Internship Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

An internship and career fair for the Department of Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics. All students may attend.

Tate Student Center, Reception Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 29, 2015
4:00 pm

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Betty Jean Craige Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Loung Ung is an author and human rights activist dedicated to promoting equality, human rights and justice in her native country, Cambodia, and worldwide. Her visit to UGA is presented in partnership with the Department of Comparative Literature. She will deliver a talk titled “First They Killed My Father” as the Betty Jean Craige Lecture. This event is part of the Willson Center’s Global Georgia Initiative.

Dean Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room

225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 29, 2015
5:30 pm

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Class: American Sign Language, Level 1

Classes and Workshops

Participants will become familiar with basic American Sign Language vocabulary, some finger-spelling and ASL grammar to construct simple sentences. Participants also will work on visual and receptive skill-building and will learn about the deaf/hearing-impaired culture. This class meets Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. through April 9. There will be no class March 12.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 29, 2015
5:30 pm

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Class: American Sign Language, Level 4

Classes and Workshops

This class focuses on further developing vocabulary and building confidence in signing sentences and conversing in American Sign Language. Participants will expand their skills for describing a sequence of activities and expressing ideas, opinions and preferences. This class meets Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. through April 9. There will be no class March 12.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 29, 2015
5:30 pm

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Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture: Carol Armstrong

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Carol Armstrong is professor of history of art at Yale University. She teaches and writes on 19th-century French art, the history of photography, the history of art criticism, feminist art theory and women artists. 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
Thu, January 29, 2015
7:00 pm

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Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Films, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Hosted by University Union and the Fight Against Youth Obesity student organization. "FED UP," will be shown. Following the film, a panel discussion will take place.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 29, 2015
8:00 pm

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Performance: Peter Schickele

Performing Arts, Visual Arts

"50 Years of P.D.Q. Bach: A Triumph of Incompetence!" It’s been 50 years since Peter Schickele released P.D.Q. Bach on an unsuspecting musical public. Now, he reaches back across the decades to explore the damp vaults and dusty attics of Leipzig to celebrate history’s most justifiably neglected composer.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, January 30, 2015
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Equestrian

Athletics

This is an all-day event. At Tennessee-Martin and vs. Kansas State.

Martin, TN Get directions
Fri, January 30, 2015
11:00 am

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Georgia Economic Outlook: Swainsboro

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

The Terry College of Business's premier outreach series provides business and government workers the foundation to make informed decisions based on accurate, reliable economic data from the Selig Center for Economic Growth. More than 3,000 leaders rely on the annual forecast presentation in 10 cities. Learn what to expect from next year's economy.

East Georgia College
131 College Circle
Swainsboro, GA Get directions
Fri, January 30, 2015
12:00 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

Science Library

510 Soule St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, January 30, 2015
12:20 pm

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Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series Lecture

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

"A Feminist Epistemology of Climate Change Governance: Everyday and Intimate Politics," Amy Trauger, an associate professor in the Department of Geography.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 148

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, January 30, 2015
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Film: “Big Hero 6”

Films

"Big Hero 6" (2014) will be shown Jan. 30 through Feb. 1 at 3, 6 and 9 p.m.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, January 30, 2015
3:00 pm

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UGA Geography Colloquium

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Supraglacial Rivers on the Greenland Ice Sheet," Laurence C. Smith.

Geography and Geology, Room 200C

210 Field St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, January 30, 2015
6:00 pm

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Exhibition Opening and “Georgia Review” Release Party

Literary Arts, Receptions and Recognitions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Participants will celebrate the opening of four new exhibitions featuring over 30 artists and the release of the winter issue of "The Georgia Review." Exhibitions include: "Mequitta Ahuja: Automythography;" "The Exquisite;" "Justin Schmitz: Like a Juggernaut;" and "To-Do List." This event will include pop-up poetry readings and performances curated by "The Georgia Review" and featuring Sabrina Orah Mark, Jenny Gropp and Historic Sunsets. There also will be refreshments and music chosen by exhibiting artists.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Dodd Galleries

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, January 30, 2015
7:00 pm

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Gymnastics at Florida

Athletics

To be televised on the SEC Network.

Gainesville, FL Get directions
Fri, January 30, 2015
9:00 pm

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Dawgs After Dark: Larger Than Life

Other, Free Events

Dawgs After Dark: Larger Than Life will feature games, activities, photo booths, giveaways and more. The film, "A Bug's Life," will be shown in Tate Theatre at 11:30 p.m. This event is part of Founder's Week and a partnership with the Alumni Association and Student Alumni Council.

Tate Student Center

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, January 30, 2015
9:00 pm

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UGA Hockey at Georgia Tech

The Ice
Cumming, GA Get directions
Sat, January 31, 2015
1:00 pm

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Women’s Tennis at Clemson

Athletics

Clemson, SC Get directions
Sat, January 31, 2015
2:00 pm

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Men’s Tennis vs. UCLA

Athletics

Part of the SEC-PAC-12 Showdown.

Dan Magill Tennis Complex

518 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, January 31, 2015
4:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball at South Carolina

Athletics

To be televised on ESPNU.

Columbia, SC Get directions
Sat, January 31, 2015
6:30 pm

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An Elegant Salute to Georgia

Receptions and Recognitions, Visual Arts

The Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art host the 14th biennial gala celebrating the official state museum of art.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, January 31, 2015
9:30 pm

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Reception: “Get Your Pucci On”

Receptions and Recognitions

The Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art will host dessert and dancing featuring DJs Alfredo and Zdog at the after-party for Elegant Salute. Pucci-themed attire encouraged. A ticket for this event is included with a full-price Elegant Salute ticket.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, February 1, 2015
1:00 pm

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Women’s Basketball at Kentucky

Athletics

To be televised on the SEC Network.

Lexington, KY Get directions
Sun, February 1, 2015
2:00 pm

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Men’s Tennis vs. USC

Athletics

Part of the SEC-PAC-12 Showdown.

Dan Magill Tennis Complex

518 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 2, 2015
10:00 am

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Black History Month Kickoff

Multicultural, Free Events

To promote Black History Month events featuring music, tabling from student organizations and opportunities to get involved in Black History Month programming.

Tate Student Center, Plaza

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 2, 2015
3:30 pm

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Meeting: University Council Educational Affairs Committee

Meetings

A meeting of the Educational Affairs Committee.

New College, Room 315

205 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 2, 2015
6:00 pm

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Class: Night Photography

Classes and Workshops

This class builds on a participant's photography skills so that he or she know how to create eyebrow-raising images of all types of fascinating nighttime scenes—from lighting and stars to cityscapes and portraits. Includes field trips. This class meets Mondays from 6-8 p.m. through March 2.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 2, 2015
6:00 pm

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Women’s Tennis at Virginia

Athletics

Charlottesville, VA Get directions
Mon, February 2, 2015
6:30 pm

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Class: Fundamentals of Photography

Classes and Workshops

Participants will learn to take great photographs with whatever camera they have. While emphasis is on digital single lens reflex cameras, the majority of subject matter applies to photography with any camera, including smartphones and point and shoot cameras. Topics covered include: qualities of light, composition, creative use of camera controls, flash and portraiture. Includes a field trip. This class meets Mondays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. through March 30. No class will be held March 9.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 2, 2015
7:30 pm

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Film: “The End of the Line”

Films, Free Events

Part of the Animal Voices Film Festival. "The End of the Line" explores the effect that overfishing is having on the world's fish populations and the health of the oceans. The film explains how this depletion has slipped under the public radar and outlines the future that awaits the planet—an ocean without fish by 2048—if humans continue fishing at current rates. Sponsored by Speak Out for Species.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 101

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 3, 2015
11:00 am

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Brown Bag Panel Discussion

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Excellence in Teaching Fully Online Courses." Methods used to teach fully online classes can vary greatly from one course to the next; however, the common attribute that can be found in the narratives shared by these faculty panelists are strategies that have proven to be successful at fostering interaction, student engagement and student learning. Four faculty from different disciplines who teach different levels of students will share their best practices and their lessons learned.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Reading Room

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 3, 2015
12:00 pm

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Transfer Tuesdays at Tate

Meetings, Other, Free Events

Transfer Tuesdays at Tate is an event for transfer students to meet other transfer students, make connections with faculty, staff and administrators and learn more about UGA.

Tate Student Center, Room 473

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 3, 2015
2:00 pm

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Spring Tuesday Tour

Tours, Free Events

Join a guided tour of the three museum galleries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Galleries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 3, 2015
4:00 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"From Best Practices to Results: Evaluation and Monitoring at the Rainforest Alliance," Deanna Newsom, senior analyst of research and evaluation at the Rainforest Alliance. Reception precedes seminar at 3:30 p.m. in lobby.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 3, 2015
4:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: Andrew Stauffer

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Free Events

"Traces in the Stacks: Digitization and the Future of 19th-century Print," Andrew Stauffer, an associate professor of English at the University of Virginia. Presented by the Georgia Colloquium in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-century Literature.

Park Hall, Room 265

200 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 3, 2015
5:00 pm

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Intramural Sport Registration Deadline

Recreation and Fitness, Upcoming Deadlines

For the Friday night indoor soccer tournament. Games will be played Feb. 6 and Feb. 20. Register at the Ramsey Student Center cashier's window by 5 p.m. or online at shop.recsports.uga.edu.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 3, 2015
7:00 pm

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Full Moon Hike

Recreation and Fitness

Each walk will focus on a different topic such as the moon, constellations or nocturnal creatures. Participants should be prepared to hike up to 2 miles on wooded trails and in the garden. Those with young children or infants are advised to bring a backpack carrier.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center Fountain

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 3, 2015
7:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball at Kentucky

Athletics

To be televised on ESPNU.

Lexington, KY Get directions
Tue, February 3, 2015
8:00 pm

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“A Lesson Before Dying”

Performing Arts

The story of an innocent man condemned to death by electric chair in 1948 Louisiana. His failed defense portrayed him as less than human—but he learns to die like a man. Written by Romulus Linney. Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines. Directed by George Contini. Also to be performed Feb. 4-8 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 8 at 2:30 p.m.

Seney-Stovall Chapel

200 N. Milledge Avenue
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 4, 2015
9:00 am

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UGAAlert Test

In conjunction with Severe Weather Awareness Week (Feb. 2-6), a campus-wide full test of the university's mass emergency notification system, UGAAlert, will take place. The phone number reflected on caller ID during the test will be 706-542-0111. Campus community members are encouraged to program this number into their cell phone so they will recognize it as a UGAAlert emergency call in the future.

Wed, February 4, 2015
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, February 4, 2015
3:30 pm

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Meeting: University Council Executive Committee

Meetings

The fourth meeting of the University Council Executive Committee for the 2014-2015 term.

Administration Building, Peabody Boardroom

220 South Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 4, 2015
4:00 pm

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Black History Month Community Service Project

Multicultural, Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

This is one of the three community service opportunities being offered by Multicultural Services and Programs and the Center for Leadership and Service Service Ambassadors during Black History Month. The service projects will take place at Brooklyn Cemetery, one of the first African American cemeteries in Athens. Participants can depart from the Center for Leadership and Service​ at 4 p.m., and return by 6:30 p.m. Those interested should sign up through UGAin, UGA's Involvement Network.

Brooklyn Cemetery
West Lake Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 4, 2015
5:15 pm

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Guest Lecture: Anthony Cody

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Anthony Cody's lecture "Local Schools, National Policies: Who's Listening?" is part of an ongoing public conversation about education in partnership with the community, the UGA College of Education and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. It is designed to promote, test and challenge contemporary and emerging ideas on education from a range of perspectives. A free public reception in Demosthenian Hall will follow the talk.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 4, 2015
6:30 pm

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Meeting: Photo Sharegroup

Meetings, Free Events

This meeting will be devoted to sharing digital images from mostly outdoor photography: nature (flora and fauna), gardens, travel, landscapes and abstracts.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Classroom 1

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 4, 2015
7:00 pm

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Reading: Noah Blaustein

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Free Events

Presented by the Georgia Poetry Circuit. Noah Blaustein has had published poems in "Zyzzyva", the "Massachusetts Review," the "Harvard Review," "Barrow Street," "Poetry Daily," "The Fish Anthology," "Orion," "Pleiades" and many other journals. Blaustein's first book, "Flirt," was selected by Kevin Prufer for University of New Mexico’s Mary Burritt Christiansen Poetry Series edited by Hilda Ras. The anthology he edited, "Motion: American Sports Poems," was an editor’s pick of National Public Radio and "The Boston Globe" as well as a Librarian’s Pick of the New York Public Library.

Ciné
234 W. Hancock Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 4, 2015
7:30 pm

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“HANDS UP: Six Playwrights, Six Testaments”

Multicultural, Performing Arts, Free Events

This is a dramatic reading of six monologues followed by an open discussion on the issue of racial profiling in America.

Tate Student Center, Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
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