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Mon, February 20, 2017
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Presidents Day

Holidays

Classes in session; offices open.

Mon, February 20, 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, February 20, 2017
2:00 pm

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FACS Info Session

Meetings, Tours, Free Events

An informational session for prospective Family and Consumer Sciences students and their families to learn about the college, its majors, and experiential opportunities.

Dawson Hall, Room 101

305 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 20, 2017
3:30 pm

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Sustainable Food Systems Initiative (SFSI) Seminar Series

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Growing More with Less: Tiny House Utilization in the Farming Industry," Will Johnston, founder and director of Tiny House Atlanta.

Conner Hall, Room 307

147 Cedar Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 20, 2017
5:00 pm

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Washington Semester Program Information Session

Meetings, Upcoming Deadlines, Free Events

Learn more about the Washington Semester Program, the university's only Washington, D.C., program open to all undergraduates.

New College, Room 118

205 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 20, 2017
7:00 pm

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Animal Voices Film Festival: Lion Ark

Films, Free Events

The award-winning Lion Ark tells the story of one of the most ambitious and daring animal rescues of its kind. The uplifting film follows the dramatic rescue and relocation of 25 lions held captive in illegal circuses in Bolivia and their inspirational journey to freedom.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 148

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 20, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: The Music of Roger Vogel

Performing Arts

This will be a mixed program of Roger Vogel's music including a tuba/euph ensemble, trumpet ensemble, trombone duet, marimba and voice duo, and trumpet and piano solo.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
10:00 am

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Worn Wear Zero Waste Extravaganza

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

Patagonia will bring their mobile sewing truck to repair clothes, and participants can learn all about how to go zero waste.

Tate Student Center, Tate Plaza and Lawn

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
11:00 am

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Reading: 1984

Literary Arts, Free Events

Members of the UGA community read aloud the entirety of George Orwell's dystopian classic 1984.

Park Hall

200 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour at Two

Tours, Free Events

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

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Meet in Rotunda

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
2:00 pm

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Workshop: Creating Effective Multiple Choice Questions

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

In this interactive workshop, participants will consider what makes multiple choice questions effective through discussions of best-teaching practice research regarding productive assessment and evaluation of their own questions as well as their peers.

Instructional Plaza, Room N6

185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
3:30 pm

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Ecology Seminar: Judie Bronstein

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

"Mutualism: Where Are We Now, and Where Do We Go From Here?," Judie Bronstein, University Distinguished Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona. A reception follows the seminar at 4:30 p.m. in the Odum School lobby hosted by associate professor Vanessa Ezenwa.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
4:00 pm

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Baseball at Mercer

Athletics

Macon, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
6:30 pm

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Signature Lecture: Rick Ridgeway

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"The Elephant in the Room," Rick Ridgeway, vice president of environmental affairs, Patagonia clothing company. Part of the Signature Lecture series. Sponsored by the UGA Office of Sustainability.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
7:00 pm

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Reading: Christopher Salerno, Daniel Schoonebeek

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Free Events

The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program, with the University of Georgia Press, is pleased to present a reading by Christopher Salerno, winner of the 2016 Georgia Poetry Prize. Salerno’s collection, Sun & Urn, features poetry that pushes beyond the tragedies of loss to the wilder realms of renewal and meaning. Reading alongside Salero is poet Daniel Schoonebeek, whose collection of poems Trébuchet was published by UGA Press in 2016.

Cine
234 W Hancock Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
7:15 pm

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Imani: National Danish Performance Team World Tour

Health, Multicultural, Performing Arts, Recreation and Fitness

The Imani Show is a dynamic mix of world class tumbling, vaulting, mini-trampoline that is gracefully choreographed with acrobatics turned into a coherent and entertaining show.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, Volleyball Area

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts

The UGA Symphony Orchestra performs its second of four spring semester concerts featuring works from Bruckner and Mozart.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
9:00 am

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Class: Flower Arranging Unit 3 - Design for Dining Table

Classes and Workshops

This is the third in a series of five hands-on units taught by a National Garden Club Master Flower Show Judge and will focus on dining table arrangements.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center, Gardenside Room

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
10:00 am

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Workshop: Engaging Students with Learning Technologies

Classes and Workshops

Looking for new ways to engage students in your class? In this workshop, participants will discuss a variety of activities that can be used to encourage student engagement and learning technologies that can support these activities.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 372

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
11:00 am

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Environmental Health Seminar: Dr. David Dyjack

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

The Department of Environmental Health Sciences is hosting a seminar featuring Davis T. Dyjack. Dyjack is the executive director and CEO of the National Environmental Health Association and contributes to many national and international advisory committees in public health. Dyjack will be giving a talk titled "Environmental Health Visualized: Access, Axis, and Affect."

Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, Room S175

500 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
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Global Georgia Initiative: Seed Life Skills Symposium

Classes and Workshops, Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Seed Life Skills is a nonprofit, research-based curriculum founded by Chef Hugh Acheson that is dedicated to providing young people with essential knowledge and skills in family and consumer sciences, also known as home economics.

Wed, February 22, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: “Advanced and Irascible”

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, for a tour of the exhibition.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
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25th Annual Darl Snyder Lecture and Events

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

The 25th Annual Darl Snyder Lecture will feature keynote speaker Alexandra Wright, Overseas Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at 12:20-6:30 p.m.: Snyder Legacy Program and the Ambassadors Roundtable followed by a reception. Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at 9 a.m.: Snyder Lecture followed by Snyder Luncheon at noon. Contact Teresa Duncan at tanndunc@uga.edu to reserve a seat for lunch.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
3:30 pm

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Lewis Lecture Series: Dane Cook

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Psychobiology of Pain and Exercise: Bulldog to Badger," alumnus Dane Cook. There will be a reception following the lecture. This event is part of the Lewis Lecture Series.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Masters Hall

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: Georgia Woodwind Quintet

Performing Arts, Free Events

The Georgia Woodwind Quintet, the Ensemble in Residence at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, will perform. The quintet has maintained an active schedule performing woodwind chamber music from the early quintets of Danzi and Reicha to twentieth-century compositions.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
8:00 pm

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CORE Contemporary and Aerial Dance Concert

Performing Arts

CORE Concert Contemporary and Aerial Dance Company presents "A World of Difference", a 65-minute nonstop aerial and multimedia performance displaying aerial dance on silks, lyra, slings, trapeze and bungee.

Dance Building, New Dance Theatre

325 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
9:00 am

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25th Annual Darl Snyder Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

The 25th Annual Darl Snyder Lecture will feature keynote speaker Alexandra Wright, Overseas Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
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“Living Texts”: Spring Book Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Multicultural, Free Events

Folksinger, scholar, and creative writer Dianne Dugaw, professor of English and Folklore at the University of Oregon, will give the keynote address at the Spring Book Symposium, "Living Texts."

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 277

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
10:00 am

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Workshop: Writing for Love, Money, and Applause (and to Snag Academic Jobs, Tenure, and Promotions)

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Rachel Toor, a former acquisitions editor at Oxford and Duke University Presses and professor in the graduate creative writing program at Eastern Washington University, discusses reasons she thinks so much of academic writing stinks (hint: one of the biggies is fear) and gives her top ten strategies for how to write better academic prose (including almost too-obvious-to-speak-aloud tips that often get overlooked). The talk will be geared to academics at all career levels, from graduate students to full professors who care about writing better.

Thu, February 23, 2017
1:00 pm

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Softball at BYU

Athletics, Free Events

Cathedral City, CA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
2:00 pm

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Public Health Graduate Open House

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Health, Tours, Free Events

Interested in a career in public health? Learn more about the graduate programs offered in the University of Georgia's College of Public Health at this open house.

Health Sciences Campus, Room 112, Hudson Hall

1425 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
2:00 pm

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Workshop: Evidence of Student Learning: Collection Methods to Consider

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

There are many ways to collect evidence of student learning, but determining what methods will provide the most useful, trustworthy, and actionable information for your academic program may be overwhelming. This session will introduce and explore different direct and indirect methods of collecting data for program assessment purposes.

Instructional Plaza, Room N6

185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
2:00 pm

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AdPR Vantage Point Speaker: Stacey Tank

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"The New CCO & The Age of Corporate Communication," Stacey Tank, vice president of Corporate Communications and External Affairs at The Home Depot.

Journalism Building, Peyton Anderson Forum

120 Hooper Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
2:00 pm

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Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor: Workshop for Graduate Students on Revision

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

In this workshop, graduate students are encouraged to bring papers they are working on to learn strategies to revise their own prose and improve it.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Reading Room

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
4:00 pm

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Crafting a Nonfiction Book Proposal: Workshop for Faculty

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

In this workshop, Rachel Toor, a former acquisitions editor at Oxford and Duke University Presses and professor in the graduate creative writing program at Eastern Washington University, will describe the components of a book proposal. Participants are encouraged to come with an idea for a book, a draft of a proposal, or even a complete manuscript, and together will work through each section.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Reading Room

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
5:30 pm

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Conversation on Collecting

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join collector Brenda Thompson and Curlee Raven Holton, director of the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, for a discussion with Shawnya Harris, the museum’s Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, on varied aspects of collecting African American art. In particular, they will discuss the importance of partnerships between academic institutions and private collectors in nurturing and fostering an awareness of African American artists.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
7:00 pm

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Women’s Basketball vs. Alabama

Athletics

Women's Basketball vs. Alabama

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
7:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball at Alabama

Athletics

Tuscaloosa, AL Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: ARCO Chamber Orchestra

Performing Arts

The ARCO Chamber Orchestra performs its spring concert.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
8:30 pm

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Softball at UCLA

Athletics, Free Events

Cathedral City, CA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
9:00 am

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Class: Native Plant Propagation

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Learn the basics of propagating native wildflowers and shrubs by seeds, cuttings, and division. Models for inexpensive grow-light systems and a propagation timeline will be provided to ensure that your seedlings are ready to be transplanted outdoors in early spring.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plant Studies

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 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, February 24, 2017
12:20 pm

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Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series

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

"Women in Higher Education in Times of Anxiety: Advising Graduate Students, Research, Lessons Learned or Wished We Had Learned," a panel organized by the Gender in Academia FLC that includes Laura Bierema, Janet Buckworth, Janet Frick and Anne Bothe Marcotte and moderated by Bettina Kaplan.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 214

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
2:00 pm

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FACS Info Session

Meetings, Tours, Free Events

An informational session for prospective Family and Consumer Sciences students and their families to learn about the college, its majors, and experiential learning opportunities.

Dawson Hall, Room 101

305 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
3:30 pm

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Philosophy Colloquium Event

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Freedom of Associate: The Case for Mostly Open Border," George Rainbolt, Georgia State University. Reception will follow lecture.

Peabody Hall, Room 115

290 S. Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
4:30 pm

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Lecture: Amanda Powell

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

“Bridges Made of Water, Not Walls Made of Steel — Literary Translation,” Amanda Powell, University of Oregon

Gilbert Hall, Room 118

210 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
5:00 pm

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Baseball at Georgia Southern

Athletics

Statesboro, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
6:00 pm

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GMOA Black History Month Dinner

Multicultural, Receptions and Recognitions, Visual Arts

The dinner and awards ceremony feature the presentation of the Larry D. and Brenda A Thompson Award and the Lillian C. Lynch Citation. Presenting sponsor: Morgan Stanley. Call 706-542-4199 to register.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
6:00 pm

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Softball at Notre Dame

Athletics, Free Events

Cathedral City, CA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
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Gymnastics at Oklahoma

Athletics

8 p.m. ET.

Norman, OK Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: Orchestre National de Lyon

Performing Arts

Leonard Slatkin conducts an appealing program that includes the Symphonie fantastique by Berlioz and two works by Ravel, Shéhérazade, ouverture de féerie and Tzigane.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
8:30 pm

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Softball at Northwestern

Athletics, Free Events

Cathedral City, CA Get directions
Sat, February 25, 2017
9:00 am

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Class: Conservation Landscaping

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

This course will offer suggestions on plants, management, and design techniques to use in your own gardens. An emphasis will be placed on mimicking systems to work with nature and will give attendees more ideas for plants and techniques to use at their own home.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center, Classroom 2

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, February 25, 2017
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Working in the Public Interest (WIPI) Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

The 12th Annual Working in the Public Interest (WIPI) conference will shine a light on current social issues affecting the law and potential solutions. Key topics to be explored during the event’s three panels include issues surrounding vulnerable persons in custody, expanding access to justice through community lawyering, and healthcare access and disability rights. Francys Johnson, the current president of the Georgia chapter of the NAACP, will present the keynote address.

Dean Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room

225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, February 25, 2017
10:00 am

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Equestrian vs. Texas A&M

Athletics

Bishop, GA Get directions
Sat, February 25, 2017
1:00 pm

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Baseball at Georgia Southern

Athletics

Statesboro, GA Get directions
Sat, February 25, 2017
6:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball vs. LSU

Athletics

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, February 25, 2017
8:00 pm

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Softball at Cal State Fullerton

Athletics, Free Events

Cathedral City, CA Get directions
Sun, February 26, 2017
12:00 pm

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Women’s Basketball at Florida

Athletics

Women's Basketball at Florida

Get directions
Sun, February 26, 2017
1:00 pm

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Baseball at Georgia Southern

Athletics

Statesboro, GA Get directions
Sun, February 26, 2017
3:00 pm

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Concert: Tutto Italiano

Performing Arts

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center offers a unique, all-Italian concert which stretches forward from the 1820s all the way into the 20th century, featuring works by Mendelssohn, Puccini, Resphghi, Verdi, and others.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, February 26, 2017
4:30 pm

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Orchid Madness: Vanilla Sunday

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Did you know that vanilla flavoring is extracted from the pods of an orchid plant? Celebrate the vanilla bean orchid with treats – including vanilla sundaes from Freddy’s Frozen Custard.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center and Conservatory

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
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