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Tue, January 17, 2017
10:00 am

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Toddler Tuesday: Finger Painting

Classes and Workshops, Visual Arts

Participate in a special tour, story time in the galleries and a finger-painting art activity just for little ones. This free, 40-minute program is designed for families with children ages 18 months to 3 years. Space is limited; please email callan@uga.edu or call 706-542-8863 to reserve a spot. Family Day programs are sponsored by Heward Allen Motor Co., Inc., Heyward Allen Toyota and the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, January 17, 2017
11:00 am

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Lecture: Alonzo King

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

The UGA Department of Dance presents a "A Life in Art", a conversation with Alonzo King, director and choreographer of Alonzo King LINES Ballet.

Dance Building, New Dance Theatre

325 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, January 17, 2017
2:00 pm

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Workshop: Best Practices in Quantitative Data Collection 2

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

Designing a high-quality survey that meets your research needs is key to a successful classroom research project, but so is getting students to take those surveys. This workshop will cover additional research-based recommendations for both the design and implementation of survey methodology, giving participants more practice in designing clear, effective survey questions.

Instructional Plaza, North Instructional Plaza

185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, January 17, 2017
6:00 pm

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International Family Potluck Dinner

Multicultural, Other, Free Events

Join international students, faculty and staff and their families for a meet-and-greet family potluck dinner.

Campus View Church
1360 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, January 17, 2017
8:00 pm

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Performance: Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Performing Arts

Based in San Francisco, Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet has captured the spotlight in the international world of dance with bold new innovations that break the mold of what ballet can be.

Fine Arts Building, Fine Arts Theater

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, January 17, 2017
9:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball vs. Vanderbilt

Athletics

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, January 18, 2017
8:45 am

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Native Plant Symposium

Classes and Workshops, Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Recreation and Fitness

Native plants are important for many reasons: they celebrate this region, they are well suited to grow in this area, they provide habitat, they are more digestible for native insects, and they are part of a very complex, interrelated ecosystem that includes birds and mammals. Enjoy a day-long series of presentations on gardening with native flowers and trees and related conservation issues.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, The Garden Club of Georgia, Terrace Room

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, January 18, 2017
10:00 am

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Annual Housing Fair

Exhibitions, Free Events

Explore various housing options for the 2017-2018 academic year at this year's Annual Housing Fair. All students (graduate, professional and undergraduate) are welcome to attend.

Tate Student Center, Tate Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, January 18, 2017
11:00 am

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Research Seminar Series: David Colby

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

David Colby researches fluorinated molecules to improve drug-like qualities of compounds. His seminar is titled "Synthesis of Fluorinated Molecules as Agonists of the GABA-B Receptor."

Pharmacy South, Room 201

240 W. Green St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, January 18, 2017
12:00 pm

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Spring Study Abroad Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Explore the many study abroad summer and fall options, as well as future study abroad opportunities. Learn about faculty, residential centers, exchange programs, and scholarships.

Tate Student Center, Tatrium (hallway near Tate Print and Copy)

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, January 18, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Exhibitions, Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Tour of the permanent collection led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, January 18, 2017
3:00 pm

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Educational Affairs Committee

Meetings

Meeting of the Educational Affairs Committee.

New College, Room 315

205 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, January 18, 2017
4:00 pm

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Be The Match Registry Drive

Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

All UGA students and Clark County residents between the ages of 18-44 in general good health are invited to learn how they could potentially save a stranger’s life in the fight against cancer.

The Place
229 E Broad St
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, January 18, 2017
6:30 pm

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Women in Business: Personal Branding with Cintas

Classes and Workshops, Meetings, Free Events

A business' brand is important, but branding yourself on a personal level is just as essential. Explore how to build a personal brand as a woman in business with Cintas. Dress is business casual.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 250

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, January 18, 2017
7:00 pm

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Cinema Politique: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Films, Free Events

Cinema Politique aims to introduce and discuss international and national political developments on the basis of documentaries and movies. This month, Anthony Madonna from UGA's political science department will lead a discussion on "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington."

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 268

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 19, 2017
7:00 am

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Terry Third Thursday

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Terry Third Thursday is a breakfast speaker series for the Atlanta business community that features influential speakers, as well as special guests from UGA, who bring local and global perspectives on business and innovation.

Terry Executive Education Center in Atlanta

One Live Oak Center, 3475 Lenox Road
Atlanta, GA Get directions
Thu, January 19, 2017
9:00 am

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Class: Winter Tree Identification

Classes and Workshops, Recreation and Fitness

Trees may be most beautiful in the winter, when they are stripped down to their basic architecture. But can we know them without their leaves? In this class, students will learn the basics of identifying trees in the winter by learning about twigs, bark, leaf scars, fruits, and tree form.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center, Classroom 2

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 19, 2017
11:00 am

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Microbiology Seminar: Mitch Balish

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Convergent Evolution of Polar Structures for Adherence and Motility in Mycoplasmas," Mitch Balish, Department of Microbiology, Miami University - Ohio.

Biological Sciences Building, Room 404D

120 Cedar St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 19, 2017
4:30 pm

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Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America (film and lecture)

Films, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Film about the father of landscape architecture in America, Frederick Law Olmsted.

Jackson Street Building, Room 123

285 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 19, 2017
6:00 pm

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Visual Arts Third Thursday

Exhibitions, Tours, Visual Arts

Seven of Athens’ established venues for visual art hold “Third Thursday,” an event devoted to art in the evening hours, on the third Thursday of every month. The Georgia Museum of Art, the Lamar Dodd School of Art, Lyndon House Arts Center, Glass Cube & Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens, Ciné, the Classic Center and ATHICA will be open from 6-9 p.m. to showcase their visual-arts programming. Full schedules are posted at 3Thurs.org.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 19, 2017
6:30 pm

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Studio Workshop: Biomorphic Acrylics

Classes and Workshops, Visual Arts

Join Athens-based artist and educator Erin McIntosh for a four-part series of studio-based courses that will focus on biomorphic abstraction and acrylics as expressed through various techniques and acrylic mediums, including applications for both abstract and representational works. This workshop is open to artists of all levels of experience, from enthusiastic beginners to more seasoned practitioners. The sessions will draw inspiration from the museum's collection, including works from the archives and many not currently on display. The cost of the course is a $15 materials fee, which will cover all necessary supplies for the four sessions. Space is limited; please call 706-542-8863 or email callan@uga.edu to reserve a spot.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 19, 2017
7:00 pm

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Closing Reception: “Storytelling: Georgia Review’s 70th Anniversary Art Retrospective”

Receptions and Recognitions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Award-winning poet Jericho Brown will read work at the closing reception for the Georgia Review's "Storytelling" exhibition. Light refreshments will be served, and the exhibition will be open for viewing. This event is sponsored in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 19, 2017
8:00 pm

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Ballroom Magic 2017: “Can’t Stop The Magic”

Performing Arts

The University of Georgia Ballroom Performance Group presents Ballroom Magic 2017: "Can't Stop The Magic", the 26th annual ballroom dancing showcase. This show will include Latin, swing and smooth styles such as salsa, samba, foxtrot, waltz, East Coast swing and much more. In addition to performances by the UGA Ballroom Performance Group, there will be guest performances by dance groups from around the Athens and Atlanta community, including Swung and CONTACT. With more than 20 numbers in the show, you're guaranteed to have a magical time. Shows are Jan. 19 at 8 p.m., Jan. 20 at 8 p.m. and Jan. 21 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Dance Building, New Dance Theatre (entrances on either side…

325 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, January 20, 2017
9:00 am

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2016 Elections Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

The Department of Political Science in UGA’s School of Public and International Affairs will host the Effects of the 2016 Elections Conference. The event is made possible by the Philip H. Alston, Jr. Fund.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Master's Hall

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, January 20, 2017
9:30 am

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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, January 20, 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, January 20, 2017
12:30 pm

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Toxicology Seminar: Paul Nony

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Toxicology in the Field: Roles for Toxicologists and Environmental Scientists in the Protection of Human Health and the Environment During Chemical Emergencies," Paul Nony, senior toxicologist and certified industrial hygienist at the Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health, L.L.C. (CTEH).

Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, Room 175

500 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, January 20, 2017
1:00 pm

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Clarke County Schools Substitute Training

Other, Free Events

Substitute teacher training for Clarke County School District. Contact Tesha Echols to register at echolst@clarke.k12.ga.us or 706-546-7721 X20716. Participants may register online at www.clarke.k12.ga.us/Employment. There is a separate link for UGA registrants.

David C. Barrow Elementary School
100 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, January 20, 2017
3:30 pm

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University Curriculum Committee Meeting—CANCELLED

Meetings

The Jan. 20 meeting of the University Curriculum Committee has been cancelled.

New College, Room 315

205 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, January 20, 2017
5:00 pm

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Deadline: Graduate TA Award Nominations

Upcoming Deadlines

The deadline for the Spring 2017 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award and the Excellence in Teaching Award nominations is Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.

Fri, January 20, 2017
7:00 pm

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Gymnastics vs. Arkansas

Athletics

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, January 21, 2017
9:00 am

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2017 Social Justice Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

The symposium is a student-led, workshop-style conference that offers students, faculty, staff and the greater Athens community a platform to discuss social justice issues specific to the Athens area.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Building
780 Timothy Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, January 21, 2017
9:00 am

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2017 Chilly Dawg 5K - Run/Walk

Health, Recreation and Fitness

In its ninth year, this fun, family-friendly 5K at Sandy Creek Park benefits scholarships and programming at the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Sandy Creek Park
400 Bob Holman Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, January 21, 2017
12:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball at Texas A&M

Athletics

College Station, TX Get directions
Sat, January 21, 2017
3:00 pm

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Closing Reception: La Mostra Cortona Studies Abroad Art Exhibit

Receptions and Recognitions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Closing reception for "La Mostra," an exhibit of works produced by faculty and students in the Cortona Studies Abroad Program.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Auditorium, S151 and third floor galleries

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, January 21, 2017
7:30 pm

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Miss University of Georgia Scholarship Pageant

Other, Women’s Resources

Contestants will compete for scholarship money and the chance to represent UGA at the 2017 Miss Georgia Pageant in June. The Miss UGA Scholarship Pageant is a preliminary pageant for the Miss America organization.

Fine Arts Building, Fine Arts Theatre

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, January 22, 2017
9:00 am

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Shelter Medicine Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

The ninth annual Shelter Medicine Symposium will focus on the best management and medicine practices for local and regional animal shelters. Veterinary professionals and others who work in animal control facilities and humane societies, or with animal rescue groups in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, are encouraged to attend.

College of Veterinary Medicine, Main CVM Campus

501 D. W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, January 22, 2017
1:00 pm

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Women’s Basketball vs. Florida

Athletics

Women's Basketball vs. Florida

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, January 22, 2017
3:00 pm

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Sunday Spotlight Tour: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Tour highlights from the Permanent Collection led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, January 23, 2017
9:00 am

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Full-Time MBA Campus Visit Day

Other

Prospective MBA students will visit campus for an admissions information session, a class visit and lunch with current students, faculty and staff.

Correll Hall, Room 402

600 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, Ga Get directions
Mon, January 23, 2017
1:30 pm

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2017 Founders Day Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Charles Bullock, Richard B. Russell Professor of Political Science in the School of Public and International Affairs, will present this year’s lecture, “The Highs and Lows of the 2016 Presidential Election," to celebrate the 232nd anniversary of the establishment of America’s first state-chartered institution of higher education. His lecture will focus on the 2016 presidential election.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, January 23, 2017
3:30 pm

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Sustainable Food Systems Initiative (SFSI) Seminar Series

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Extreme Events: Climate Change and the Energy Food Water Nexus," Marshall Shepherd, Department of Geography

Conner Hall, Room 307

147 Cedar Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, January 23, 2017
8:00 pm

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Faculty Concert

Performing Arts, Free Events

Faculty Concert featuring Michael Heald, violin, and guest artist Timothy Lovelace, head of collaborative piano at the University of Minnesota.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
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