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Mon, August 31, 2015
10:30 am

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Workshop: Motivating and Engaging Your Students

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

"Motivating and Engaging Your Students: Strategies for Teaching from the Psychology of Learning," Todd Zakrajsek, executive director of the Academy of Educators in the School of Medicine and an associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 271

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, August 31, 2015
11:00 am

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Blood Drive

Other

Science Library

510 Soule St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, August 31, 2015
2:00 pm

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Workshop: Learning-Centered Teaching

Classes and Workshops

"Learning-Centered Teaching: Coordinating Evidence-based Teaching with Evidence-based Learning," Todd Zakrajsek, executive director of the Academy of Educators in the School of Medicine and an associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Pharmacy South, Room 201

240 W. Green St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, August 31, 2015
2:30 pm

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Meeting: Athletic Association Board

Meetings

A special conference call meeting of the University of Georgia Athletic Association Board of Directors.

Mon, August 31, 2015
4:00 pm

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Class: “Excelling in Freshman Chemistry”

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

Anne Vencill will be sharing how to use metacognitive learning strategies, which are proven to help students succeed in freshman chemistry.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 101

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, August 31, 2015
6:00 pm

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2015 Athens PROBE College Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

UGA will host the annual Athens PROBE College Fair. High school students from the surrounding area have the opportunity to gain valuable information from approximately 100 southeastern colleges and universities.

Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, August 31, 2015
6:30 pm

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Workshop: The New Science of Learning

Classes and Workshops

Todd Zakrajsek will present a workshop geared towards students that focuses on better understanding how the brain works when processing information, as well as specific strategies for becoming a more effective learner. This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning, UGA's First-Year Odyssey Seminar Program, UGA College of Pharmacy and UGA Student Affairs.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 1, 2015
11:00 am

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Blood Drive

Other

Memorial Hall, Ballroom

101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 1, 2015
2:00 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

Myers Hall

1055 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 1, 2015
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour

Tours, Free Events

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

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 1, 2015
5:00 pm

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Class: “Excelling in Freshman Chemistry”

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

Anne Vencill will be sharing how to use metacognitive learning strategies, which are proven to help students succeed in freshman chemistry.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 101

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 2, 2015
10:00 am

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Fall Activities Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

To include around 250 student organizations looking to expand their reach. Participants will be able to find new involvement opportunities with those who share their interests.

Tate Student Center, Plaza

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 2, 2015
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Highlights from the Permanent Collection. Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 2, 2015
5:00 pm

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Intramural Sports Registration Deadline

Recreation and Fitness, Upcoming Deadlines

Deadline for intramural flag football and team golf league. More information on the cost and details of each sport is at http://recsports.uga.edu/content_page/intramural-sports.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, Cashier's Window

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 2, 2015
5:30 pm

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Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture: Henrik Drescher

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Born in Copenhagen, Henrik Drescher and his family immigrated to the U.S. in 1967. After only a semester, he broke from his studies at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston to begin a career in illustration. He also traveled throughout the U.S., Mexico and Europe, keeping journals of notes and drawings that he later used as portfolios.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Room S151

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 2, 2015
6:30 pm

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PRSSA Kickoff Meeting

Meetings, Free Events

To include networking, guest speakers from established companies and free pizza.

Journalism Building, Peyton Anderson Forum

120 Hooper Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 2, 2015
6:30 pm

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Class: Career Crash Course 101

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

Representatives from Protiviti, a global consulting firm, will be helping with the first-ever "Career Crash Course 101." This will help students prepare for the upcoming job search season, as well as answer any professional development questions they may have. All questions concerning resume, cover letter, dress code, interviews, business cards, career fair, social media and more will be covered. Dress is business casual. Participants should bring their laptop to this session.

Caldwell Hall, Room 204

302 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 2, 2015
7:00 pm

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Prelude Dance Ensemble Auditions

Performing Arts, Free Events

This student-run, student-choreographed ensemble is looking for dancers of all experience levels. Auditions will consist of a warm-up and a short combination taught by a member. Those auditioning will learn the combination and perform it in groups.

Tate Student Center, Room 311

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 3, 2015
11:00 am

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Blood Drive

Other

Veterinary Medical Center

2200 College Station Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 3, 2015
12:00 pm

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Workshop: Teaching the FYO

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

"Teaching the FYO, An Ideas Exchange," Chase Hagood, assistant director of faculty development and recognition.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 372

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 3, 2015
4:00 pm

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Guest Lecture: David Rubin

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

“The City as a Landscape: Empathy, Design and the Space Between Buildings," David A. Rubin, recipient of the Rome Prize in Landscape Architecture from the American Academy in Rome, will speak. Rubin is the founding principal of Land Collective, a landscape architecture and urban design studio committed to practicing with an emphasis on socially-purposeful design strategies.

Jackson Street Building, Room 123

285 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 3, 2015
5:30 pm

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Bartram Conference: Mapping the Trail

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

"An Itinerary of Discovery—Tracing the Bartrams Across the South" Brad Sanders. Part of "Set Off for Georgia. ...," which is a series of events celebrating the 250th anniversary of John and William Bartram's Natural History Expedition in Colonial Georgia.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 3, 2015
6:30 pm

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Watercolor and Gouache Workshop

Classes and Workshops

Athens-based artist and educator Brian Hitselberger will lead a four-part workshop introduction to watercolor and gouache materials and techniques. This workshop—with classes held Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24—is open to artists of all levels of experience, from enthusiastic beginners to more seasoned practitioners. All sessions will draw inspiration from the museum’s collections, including works from the archives and many not currently on display. Limited to 15 participants. RSVP to 706-542-8863 or callan@uga.edu.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 3, 2015
7:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Georgia Southern

Athletics

Part of the Georgia Challenge.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 3, 2015
8:00 pm

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Film: “Om Shanti Om”

Films

Tate Student Center, Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 4, 2015
9:00 am

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Friends First Friday: Native Plant Sale Preview

Meetings

Participants will get a sneak peak at a few of the best offerings at this fall's plant sale. RSVP to 706-542-6138 by Sept. 2.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitors Center

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 4, 2015
11:30 am

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International Coffee Hour

Meetings, Multicultural, Free Events

This event is for those who enjoy good food, coffee, conversations with people and exploring and learning new cultures.

Memorial Hall, Ballroom

101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 4, 2015
12:00 pm

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College of Education Research Colloquium Series

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"The Multifaceted Nature of Mathematics Strategy Development and Achievement," Martha Carr, a professor in the department of educational psychology. Part of the UGA College of Education's Research Colloquium Series, which welcomes experts from within and outside the college to speak on a variety of topics.

Aderhold Hall, Room 116

110 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 4, 2015
1:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Mercer

Athletics

Part of the Georgia Challenge.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 4, 2015
3:30 pm

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Football Friday Tour

Tours, Free Events

A guided tour of "Undisputed: Georgia's 1980 National Championship," an exhibit of materials from the UGA Athletic Association Archives.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Rotunda

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 4, 2015
6:00 pm

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Film: “Mad Max: Fury Road”

Films

Also Sept. 6 at 6 and 9 p.m.

Tate Student Center, Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 4, 2015
7:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Clemson

Athletics, Free Events

Turner Soccer Complex

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 4, 2015
7:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Georgia Tech

Athletics

Part of the Georgia Challenge.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 4, 2015
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Cross Country at Strut’s Season Opener

Athletics

Oxford, AL Get directions
Sat, September 5, 2015
12:00 pm

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Football vs. University of Louisiana-Monroe

Athletics

To be televised on the SEC Network.

Sanford Stadium

Sanford Drive and Field Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, September 6, 2015
1:00 pm

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2015 Athens Jazz Festival

Performing Arts, Free Events

Music provided by Classic City DixieDawgs, Classic City Swing Band, Peachtree Band of Jazz, Mary Sigalas, Artie Ball Swing Band and Trey Wright.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Lawn

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, September 6, 2015
1:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Syracuse

Athletics

Part of the Georgia Challenge.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
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