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Thu, October 2, 2014
10:30 am

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J. W. Fanning Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

This year's J.W. Fanning Lecture will be presented by Jack L. Sinclair, executive vice president of the Grocery Division for Walmart U.S.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Room R

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 2, 2014
12:30 pm

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Engineering Graduate Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Understanding Where is as Important as What: Using Geospatial Data and Models to Improve Environmental Management Outcomes," Liz Kramer. Moderated by Khushoboo Brahmbhatt.

Driftmier Engineering Center, Driftmier Auditorium

597 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 2, 2014
3:00 pm

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Dawgs After Dark Homecoming Carnival

Other

Due to weather concerns, the Homecoming Carnival has been moved to Oct. 2 from 3-7p.m.. The Carnival will still be located on Legion Field at the University of Georgia. There will be carnival rides, carnival games, fried food (cheesecake, pickles, cookie dough, and funnel cakes), and more. The first 500 attendees will receive free Keba sandwiches. Free for everyone.

Legion Field

Lumpkin Street
Athens, Georgia Get directions
Thu, October 2, 2014
5:30 pm

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Shouky Shaheen Lecture: Katherine Schwab

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"The Parthenon Metope Sculptures: Reimagining the Lost Narratives," Katherine Schwab, Fairfield University. Part of the Shouky Shaheen Lecture Series, hosted each year, in conjunction with the Lamar Dodd School of Art.

Georgia Museum of Art, M. Smith Griffith Auditorium

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 2, 2014
7:00 pm

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Phi Kappa Society Debate

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Free Events

The historic Phi Kappa Literary Society will debate "Be It Hereby Resolved: The University System of Georgia should repeal its ban on tobacco products."

Phi Kappa Hall

200 S. Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 2, 2014
7:00 pm

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Centennial Launch Concert

Performing Arts, Free Events

The Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication kicks off its year of centennial celebrations with a free concert by Freedom Sings, a program of the First Amendment Center featuring an all-star cast of musicians playing music that has been banned or censored or has sounded a call for social change. Musicians performing with Freedom Sings include Grammy Award winning songwriters Craig Krampf and Don Henry, The Steve Miller Band keyboardist Joseph Wooten, Grammy Award winning gospel singer Ashley Cleveland and Nashville songwriter Jason White, who penned Tim McGraw’s controversial hit “Red Ragtop.”

The Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 2, 2014
8:00 pm

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Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series: David Zerkel

Performing Arts

Internationally-recognized tubist David Zerkel will perform a recital of original compositions and transcriptions for solo tuba.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 2, 2014
8:00 pm

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Film: “School of Rock”

Films

"School of Rock" (2003) will be shown.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 2, 2014
9:00 pm

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High Stakes Game Night

Other

To include games, prizes, free food and giveaways. Part of Homecoming Week.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 3, 2014
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Film: “Maleficent”

Films

"Maleficent" (2014) will be shown Oct. 3 and 5 at 3, 6 and 9 p.m.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 3, 2014
8:30 am

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Flu Shot Clinic

Health

Participants can get a flu shot. Insurance accepted.

Health Sciences Campus, Rhodes Hall

1425 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 3, 2014
9:00 am

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Friends First Friday: Arts in the Garden

Meetings

Connie Cottingham will talk about many alliances formed that bring concerts, drama, sculpture, classes, exhibits and the annual Student Art Competition to the garden and community. Participants also will experience a short performance from the Circle Ensemble. RSVP to 706-542-9353 by Oct. 1.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center's Gardenside Room

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 3, 2014
10:00 am

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Guest Lecture: Jason Thatcher

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Jason Thatcher is a professor at Clemson University. Part of the Management Information Systems Workshop Speaker Series. The series brings prominent information systems academics from all over the Southeast to UGA to present their research. Presentations include academic work on topics such as organizational data analytics, social networking and energy informatics.

Brooks Hall, Room 520

310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 3, 2014
10:10 am

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Terry Leadership Speaker Series

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Virginia "Gina" Drosos, president and chief executive officer of Assurex Health will speak. Drosos was named CEO of Assurex Health, a leading personalized medicine company, in July 2014 after joining the company in 2013 as president.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 3, 2014
12:00 pm

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Homecoming Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

Part of Homecoming Week. Hosted by the College of Engineering. Alumnus Dennis Kicklighter of Eglin Air Force Base will be the guest speaker.

Driftmier Engineering Center, Auditorium

597 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 3, 2014
12:20 pm

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Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Playing Femininity: The Construction and Commodification of the Woman Gamer," Shira Chess, assistant professor of telecommunications. This event is a First-Year Odyssey event.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 250

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 3, 2014
12:30 pm

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Lunch and Learn: Feminism and the Guerrilla Girls

Classes and Workshops, Visual Arts, Free Events

UGA faculty and staff are invited to join Lynn Boland, Pierre Daura Curator of European Art, and Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, for a look ahead at the upcoming exhibition "Not Ready to Make Nice: Guerrilla Girls in the Artworld and Beyond." Lunch will be provided, but space is limited. Email Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, at cdicindi@uga.edu to reserve a space.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 3, 2014
1:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: John Carlos Rowe

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

“The Ends of Transnationalism and U.S. Cultural Imperialism," John Carlos Rowe, an asociates chair in humanities and professor of English and American studies and ethnicity at the University of Southern California.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 3, 2014
2:00 pm

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Equestrian at South Carolina

Athletics

Blythewood, SC Get directions
Fri, October 3, 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, October 3, 2014
6:00 pm

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Homecoming Parade

Other

UGA basketball coach Mark Fox will be the grand marshal for the parade. Led by the Redcoat Band, the parade will include floats, displays and appearances by the UGA cheerleaders, athletes and university and Athens dignitaries. Part of Homecoming Week.

Fri, October 3, 2014
7:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Tennessee

Athletics, Free Events

Turner Soccer Complex

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 3, 2014
7:30 pm

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“Night in Vegas”

Other

Part of Homecoming Week. Hosted by the College of Engineering. To include refreshments, casino games and a screening of the movie "21."

Driftmier Engineering Center, Auditorium

597 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 3, 2014
7:30 pm

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Shakespeare in the Garden: “Romeo and Juliet”

Performing Arts

Also to be performed Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. Presented by the Circle Ensemble Theatre Company. The production is going back to the first quarto, which many scholars believe is the version that best represents the actual script that Shakespeare used both while touring the country and in London. Tickets can be purchased at circleensembletheatre.com or by calling 706-362-2175.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center and Conservatory

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 3, 2014
7:30 pm

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Blue Key Awards Banquet

Receptions and Recognitions

Dinner and program to be held at 8:15 p.m.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Magnolia Ballroom

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 3, 2014
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Yom Kippur

Holidays

Sat, October 4, 2014
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Cross Country at Greater Louisville Classic

Athletics

Louisville, KY Get directions
Sat, October 4, 2014
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Eid al-Adha

Holidays

Sat, October 4, 2014
9:00 am

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Class: Basic Botany

Classes and Workshops

Explore the biology of flowering plants in this introduction to general plant anatomy, morphology, physiology and genetics. There will be an emphasis on relating form to function. The class presents the basic information about plants on which other courses in the native plant certificate program will build. Basic life processes of plants, including photosynthesis, respiration and transpiration will be discussed, as well as Mendelian genetics.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center's Classroom 2

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 4, 2014
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24th Annual Law School Barbecue

Other

Georgia Law will hold its annual Law Dawg Barbecue beginning two and a half hours before kickoff. To include a buffet, live music and family fun for members of the school's community. Prepaid reservations are required by Sept. 19 at 5 p.m.

Herty Field

Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 4, 2014
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Terry College of Business Homecoming Tailgate

Recreation and Fitness

Come out and cheer on the the Bulldogs with alumni and friends of the Terry College of Business. To include a tailgate buffet, live music and family fun. Festivities will begin three hours prior to kickoff.

Boggs Hall, Front Lawn

900 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 4, 2014
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Grady College Homecoming Tailgate

Other

In keeping with a proud tradition, the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication will host its annual Homecoming Tailgate on the Grady Lawn with a meal. The event begins two hours before the UGA vs. Vanderbilt kickoff. Tickets had to be reserved by Sept. 25.

Journalism Building, Grady Lawn

120 Hooper Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 4, 2014
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Exhibition: “Boxers and Backbeats”

Exhibitions, Visual Arts, Free Events

"Boxers and Backbeats: Tomata du Plenty and the West Coast Punk Scene." Through Jan. 4. David Xavier Harrigan, a.k.a., Tomata du Plenty was one of the founders of Seattle’s early-1970s punk scene with the Ze Whiz Kidz counterculture theatre troupe and fronted acclaimed synth-punk band the Screamers.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 4, 2014
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Exhibition: “The ... of E6, part of Athens Celebrates Elephant Six”

Exhibitions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Through Jan. 4. Although Elephant Six is best known for its music, the visual arts have always played a defining role in the collective’s activities, from album covers and show posters to theatrical stage presences. Includes works of art used for album covers, along with other examples of the visual culture that helped define the Elephant Six. Artists with work in the exhibition include William Cullen Hart, David Barnes, Jeff Mangum, Steve Keene, Jill Carnes and Terry Rowlett.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 4, 2014
2:00 pm

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College of Public Health Homecoming Tailgate

Other, Free Events

The second annual homecoming tailgate will include barbecue and beverages. Transportation to the Arch will be provided 30 minutes before kickoff. Transportation also can be available after halftime for pick-up.

Health Sciences Campus, Rhodes Hall Patio

1425 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 4, 2014
4:00 pm

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Football vs. Vanderbilt—Homecoming

Athletics

To be televised by the SEC Network.

Sanford Stadium

Sanford Drive and Field Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, October 5, 2014
3:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer at Mississippi State

Athletics, Free Events

Starkville, MS Get directions
Sun, October 5, 2014
3:00 pm

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Concert: Attacca Quartet

Performing Arts, Free Events

The Attacca Quartet was formed by four students at the Juilliard School in 2003 and recently was named quartet-in-residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a position the esteemed Guarneri String Quartet held for 43 years before it disbanded.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, October 5, 2014
4:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Missouri

Athletics, Free Events

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 6, 2014
7:30 am

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Flu Shot Clinic

Health

Participants can get a flu shot. Insurance accepted.

McPhaul Child Development Building

202 Carlton St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 6, 2014
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Women’s Golf at Windy City Collegiate Classic

Athletics

Westmoreland Country Club
Chicago, IL Get directions
Mon, October 6, 2014
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Pandora Yearbook Portraits

Other, Free Events

To be held 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. through Oct. 10. Free for students. Free pizza for lunch provided to students who have their picture taken Oct. 7-9. No appointment is necessary. Seniors may schedule an appointment at www.ouryear.com by selecting school code 87160 or by calling 1-800-687-9327.

Tate Student Center, Room 352

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 6, 2014
12:30 pm

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Law School Dean Candidate Presentation

Other

A presentation by Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge, candidate for UGA Law School dean and currently Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law and associate dean for faculty development in the UGA School of Law.

Dean Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room

225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 6, 2014
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Construction advisory:  Rock blasting at Science Learning Center site

Rock blasting in preparation for construction of the Science Learning Center may occur each day, Monday through Saturday at 4 p.m. daily, from Oct. 6 through Nov. 1. Blasting may not be necessary every day in this period, but if it is to occur, it will be scheduled for 4 p.m. each day.

Mon, October 6, 2014
2:00 pm

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Center for Teaching and Learning Workshop

Classes and Workshops

"Writing (and Rewriting) Multiple-Choice Test Items." Multiple-choice tests can be an efficient way of assessing student understanding, but often test questions don’t really measure what test makers think they’re measuring. In this workshop, participants will discuss guidelines for item writing and basic item analysis. Participants also will have a chance to practice creating effective items using these guidelines.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 372

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 6, 2014
2:30 pm

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Flu Shot Clinic

Health

Participants can get a flu shot. Insurance accepted.

Myers Hall

1055 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 6, 2014
6:00 pm

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Recital: Jemmie Robertson

Performing Arts, Free Events

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music will host a recital by guest artist Jemmie Robertson. Robertson, who teaches trombone at Eastern Illinois University, will be joined by Jamie Ryan on percussion for the event.

Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Ramsey Concert Hall

250 River Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 6, 2014
7:00 pm

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Guest Lecture: Gene Baur

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Facing Our Food," Gene Baur, president and co-founder of Farm Sanctuary. Baur, who has been hailed as “the conscience of the food movement” by "Time," will examine the modern farm industry and how food choices impact people, animals and the environment. Sponsored by Speak Out for Species.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 148

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 7, 2014
8:00 am

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Flu Shot Clinic

Health

Participants can get a flu shot. Insurance accepted.

Complex Carbohydrate Research Center (CCRC)

315 Riverbend Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 7, 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, October 7, 2014
4:00 pm

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College of Education Transfer Student Tuesday

Classes and Workshops

"Getting to Know Your Faculty." This is part of a series of workshops designed to support transfer students and their transition into UGA and the College of Education. Tailored specifically for COE students, these workshops will give students a chance to ask questions, speak with other COE students, meet faculty members, gain access to COE resources and become a part of the COE community.

Aderhold Hall, Room 430

110 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 7, 2014
4:00 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Science, Pseudoscience and All That Jazz: Revisiting the Demarcation Problem," Massimo Pigliucci, K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at City College and professor of philosophy at the Graduate Center at the City University of New York. Reception precedes seminar at 3:30 p.m. in lobby. Hosted by the UGA Ecology Graduate Student Association.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 7, 2014
4:45 pm

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Interdisciplinary Modernism Workshop

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

Sponsored by the Willson Center and Office of the Vice President for Research, Interdisciplinary Modernism Workshops are held every other month to provide faculty, graduate students in the dissertation-writing process and visiting scholars opportunities to present work-in-progress, followed by discussion and critical feedback. The topic of this first meeting is "Modernism's Discipline Problem."

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Room S160

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 7, 2014
5:00 pm

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Tree Identification Workshop

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

To be held Tuesdays from 5-7 p.m. in October and November. Instructor: Dan Williams, forest resources manager in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.

Oconee Forest Park
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Tue, October 7, 2014
8:00 pm

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Film Screening: “Chocó”

Films

Also to be held Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Georgia Museum of Art. This film is the story of a young Colombian woman who raises her children alone by working in a gold mine. Part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Ciné
234 W. Hancock Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 7, 2014
8:00 pm

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Concert: Juilliard String Quartet

Performing Arts

The Juilliard Quartet maintains the credo to “play new works as if they were established masterpieces and established masterpieces as if they were new.” In 2011, the group became the first classical music ensemble to be honored by the Recording Academy (the Grammy Awards) with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 8, 2014
8:30 am

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Flu Shot Clinic

Health

Participants can get a flu shot. Insurance accepted.

Business Services

456 E. Broad St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 8, 2014
1:25 pm

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Ecology/ICON Conservation Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Microbial Responses to Perturbations in the Environment: Tipping Points Versus Adaptation," Samantha Joye, department of marine science.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 8, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: “Boxers and Backbeats” and “The…of E6”

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Led by Lynn Boland, Pierre Daura Curator of European Art.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 8, 2014
2:30 pm

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Flu Shot Clinic

Health

Participants can get a flu shot. Insurance accepted.

Sanford Hall, Coca-Cola Lounge

312 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 8, 2014
3:30 pm

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Meeting: University Council Executive Committee—CANCELED

Meetings

This meeting was canceled due to a lack of agenda items.

Administration Building, Peabody Boardroom

220 South Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 8, 2014
4:00 pm

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Walk-in Flu Shot Clinic

Health

Walk-ins can receive a flu shot.

University Health Center, Allergy and Travel Clinic

370 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 8, 2014
4:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: Tvrtko Jakovina

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"100 Years Since the Great War: Is Southeastern Europe Still Doomed by Gavrilo Princip's Bullets?," Tvrtko Jakovina, a professor in the Department of History at the University of Zagreb.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 350

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 8, 2014
7:00 pm

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Film Screening: “Cesar Chavez”

Films, Multicultural, Free Events

Part of Hispanic Heritage Month. Chronicling the birth of a modern American movement, "Cesar Chavez" tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. Passionate but soft-spoken, Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle to bring dignity to people. Chavez inspired millions of Americans from all walks of life who never worked on a farm to fight for social justice. His triumphant journey is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual's ability to change the world.

Tate Student Center, Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 8, 2014
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
Wed, October 8, 2014
7:00 pm

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UGA vs. Oxford Union Debate

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

For the fifth time in its 25-year history, the UGA at Oxford Program will host the UGA vs. Oxford Union Debate. A select group of debaters from UGA will take on representatives from the Oxford Union Debate Society. The all-time series is tied at two each.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
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