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Sun, September 21, 2014
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SEC Academic Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

Through Sept. 23. This annual symposium is intended to address a significant scholarly issue utilizing the range of disciplinary strengths of all Southeastern Conference universities. The symposium is titled Prevention of Obesity: Overcoming a 21st Century Public Health Challenge.

Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA Get directions
Sun, September 21, 2014
3:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Vanderbilt

Athletics, Free Events

Turner Soccer Complex

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, September 21, 2014
4:30 pm

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108 Sun Salutation Festival

Recreation and Fitness

Celebrate nature, the change of season and National Yoga Month with this ancient and powerful practice. A sun salutation is a series of 12 linked yoga poses. It is said to detoxify, massage and stimulate every organ in the body. Registration recommended. A donation of $10 is suggested. Participants should bring a yoga mat, water and towel.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, September 22, 2014
2:00 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

Reed Hall

105 Hooper Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 23, 2014
9:30 am

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Respondus Workshop

Classes and Workshops

"Using Respondus for Test Creation and Management." Respondus is a powerful tool for organizing test items, creating and managing tests for printing or for publishing tests directly to eLC. In this hands-on workshop, participants will practice test item creation and developing tests by importing questions from multiple sources. Participants also will demonstrate publishing a test to an eLC course and formatting print versions.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 372

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 23, 2014
10:00 am

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Blood Drive

Other

Tate Student Center, Reception Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 23, 2014
10:45 am

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Test of UGAAlert System

Other

A full test of the UGAAlert emergency notification system will be conducted. Contact information can be updated at www.ugaalert.uga.edu prior to the test.

Tue, September 23, 2014
12:00 pm

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UGA Volunteer Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

Learn about organizations and community members to volunteer with in the community. Many organizations from UGA and some Athens community partners will be in attendance.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 23, 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, September 23, 2014
4:00 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Nature as Normal: Rethinking the Value of Nature for Clean Water, Free Time and Education," Heather Tallis, lead scientist at The Nature Conservancy. Reception precedes seminar at 3:30 p.m. in lobby. Co-sponsored by the Center for Integrative Conservation Research and the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 23, 2014
5:30 pm

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Study Abroad 101: Writing for Study Abroad Scholarships

Classes and Workshops, Multicultural, Free Events

The Office of International Education and the Writing Center are teaming up to bring students a workshop that highlights the best practices for writing study abroad scholarships. Students should bring their essays to have them reviewed.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 214

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 23, 2014
6:30 pm

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Lecture on William Shakespeare’s Plants

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Sujata Iyengar, UGA professor of English and author of “Shakespeare's Medical Language,” will teach participants about plants in Shakespeare's works. Iyengar will focus on flowers and plants collected or mentioned by Perdita in "The Winter’s Tale" and Ophelia in "Hamlet."

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 23, 2014
7:00 pm

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Discussion: Uses of Linux

Meetings, Free Events

Participants will discuss what can be done with Linux as it applies to both new and experienced users of the alternative PC operating system. Hosted by Classic Hackers UGA Linux Users Group.

Four Athens
165 E. Dougherty St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 24, 2014
9:00 am

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Class on Plants and Pollinators

Classes and Workshops

"Plants and Pollinators: Co-dependence and Conservation." Learn more about human dependence on pollinators and discover how to safeguard them in backyards and local ecosystems through gardening, bee-house building and eco-friendly lifestyles. This class includes a field search for pollinators along with their host and nectar plants conducted by Shelly Prescott, curator of the Flower Garden. Also included is an indoor lab on life cycles of these interesting organisms.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 24, 2014
10:00 am

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Vet School For A Day

Other

This annual event educates high school juniors and seniors about the wide variety of careers in veterinary medicine. This event includes a tour of the teaching hospital, a panel discussion by faculty veterinarians in a variety of specialties and the opportunity for high school students to meet veterinary student leaders. Students also will learn about the high standards for admission to the college and what they need to study to be prepared for veterinary school. Registration is required.

College of Veterinary Medicine

501 D. W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 24, 2014
10:00 am

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Cabinet Meeting and Media Briefing

Meetings

The regular meeting of the University Cabinet will be followed immediately by a media availability with UGA President Jere W. Morehead.

Administration Building, Peabody Board Room

220 South Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 24, 2014
1:00 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

Creswell Hall

415 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 24, 2014
1:25 pm

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Ecology/ICON Conservation Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"The Science and Politics of Endangered Species Protection: Case Studies in the Southeastern U.S.," Nikki Lamp, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 24, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

"Highlights from the Permanent Collection." Come take a tour of the museum led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 24, 2014
2:00 pm

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Fall Hike in the Nash Prairie at the Garden

Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

Part of Celebrating Wildflowers. This is a hike to see some fall wildflower and native grass sites. Limited to 20 participants.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 24, 2014
3:30 pm

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Clifford Lewis Scholar Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Developing a Sport Event Tourism Portfolio: An Experience Design Perspective for Host Cities," Daniel Funk, a professor and Washburn Senior Research Fellow in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management at Temple University.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Room S151

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 24, 2014
3:30 pm

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Georgia Genomics Facility Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Agilent Technologies Targeted Next Gen Sequencing," Matt Angel, Agilent Technologies specialist.

Miller Plant Sciences, Room 2401

120 Carlton St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 24, 2014
3:30 pm

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Meeting: University Council

Meetings

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 24, 2014
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Rosh Hashanah

Holidays

Wed, September 24, 2014
7:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Alabama

Athletics, Free Events

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 24, 2014
7:00 pm

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Poetry Reading: Jordan Scott

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Author Jordan Scott will read from his work. The event, sponsored by the creative writing program in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, is free and open to the public.

Ciné
234 W. Hancock Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 24, 2014
7:00 pm

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Hispanic Heritage Month Keynote Speaker: Sonia Nazario

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural, Free Events

"Enrique's Journey: Bringing the Immigration Debate from Political to Personal," Sonia Nazario, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author will discuss her book "Enrique's Journey," the story of a Honduran boy's struggle to find his mother in the U.S. A book signing will be available after her lecture. Part of Hispanic Heritage Month. Sponsored by Multicultural Services and Program, Hispanic Student Association and LGBT Resource Center.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 271

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 24, 2014
8:00 pm

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Performance: Garrison Keillor—POSTPONED

Performing Arts

This event has been postponed. Tickets purchased for the event will be good for the rescheduled performance. Garrison Keillor is an American author, storyteller, humorist, and radio personality." A Prairie Home Companion," his popular radio variety show, has been a Saturday night ritual for millions of listeners for almost 40 years. His memorable 2012 Hodgson Concert Hall appearance was a sell-out. Presented in cooperation with The Classic Center.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 25, 2014
9:30 am

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National Speaker Series: Mary Taylor Huber

Classes and Workshops

"The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and Academic Careers."

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 271

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 25, 2014
12:30 pm

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Engineering Graduate Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Computer Experiments," Abhuday Mandal. Moderated by Israr Bin M Ibrahim.

Driftmier Engineering Center, Driftmier Auditorium

597 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 25, 2014
2:00 pm

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Pedagogy Workshop

Classes and Workshops

"Balancing Acts: Designing Careers Around the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning."

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Reading Room

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 25, 2014
3:30 pm

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Documentary Screening: “Love Is a Verb”

Films, Free Events

A screening of the documentary "Love is a Verb," directed by Terry Spencer Hesser. This is a film "documenting people living the idea of love as a verb through their work in Hizmet, a social movement inspired by Islamic scholar and teacher, Fethullah Gulen." A panel discussion will follow the screening.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 214

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 25, 2014
5:30 pm

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Artist’s Talk: Patricia Leighton

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join sculptor Patricia Leighton, whose "growing cubes" are featured in the museum's Jane and Harry Willson Sculpture Garden, for a discussion of her work.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 25, 2014
6:30 pm

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“A Conversation about Ebola”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

The College of Public Health and Athens Regional Medical Center are partnering to hold a community forum to discuss Ebola and any potential local impacts. The forum will include a panel of UGA faculty members with expertise in the fields of clinical infectious diseases, public health policy, epidemiology, veterinary science and disease transmission modeling, as well as an emergency room response physician from Athens Regional to address treatment protocols for Ebola.

Health Sciences Campus, George Hall

1425 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 25, 2014
7:00 pm

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Anthropocene Lecture Series Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Urbanization and Climate Change," J. Marshall Shepherd," department of geography. Part of the Anthropocene Lecture Series.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 25, 2014
8:00 pm

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Film: “Spring Breakers”

Films

"Spring Breakers" (2012) will be shown.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 25, 2014
8:00 pm

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University Theatre Show

Performing Arts

"Clybourne Park." Also to be performed Sept. 26, 30 and Oct. 1-3 at 8 p.m., Sept. 28 and Oct. 5 at 2:30 p.m. Winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Play, an Olivier Award and the Pulitzer Prize, this satiric comedy about race and real estate spins off of Lorraine Hansberry’s "Raisin in the Sun" to follow one house over 50 years, from the era of segregation to gentrification.

Fine Arts Building, Cellar Theatre

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 26, 2014
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Film: “22 Jump Street”

Films

"22 Jump Street" (2014) will be shown Sept. 26 and 28 at 3, 6 and 9 p.m.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 26, 2014
9:00 am

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Class: Fall Wildflowers of the Georgia Piedmont

Classes and Workshops

Local gardens, roadsides and meadows are aglow with color in the fall. In this class, students will learn to recognize the most common fall-blooming wildflowers in the Georgia Piedmont and be introduced to the basic botanical terminology used in identifying and describing fall-flowering plants, with an emphasis on plants in the Aster (composite) Family. Participants then will apply that knowledge to plants in the field, learning to recognize families, genera and species based on characteristics readily observable in the field.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 26, 2014
9:30 am

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Graduate School Dean Finalist Presentation

Other

Presentation by Milagros Peña, candidate for dean of the UGA Graduate School. Peña is a professor of sociology and women’s studies and associate dean for social and behavioral sciences at the University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Tate Student Center, Room 135

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 26, 2014
10:00 am

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Guest Lecture: Sean Hansen

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Sean Hansen is an assistant professor of management information systems in Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology. 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, September 26, 2014
11:15 am

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Guest Lecture: Lindsey Harper

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Lindsey Harper from Lindsey Coral Harper Interior Design in New York City will speak.

Barrow Hall, Room 208

115 DW Brooks Dr
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 26, 2014
12:20 pm

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Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Social Media as a Counter-Space for Campus Sexual Assault Activism," Chris Linder, assistant professor in the College of Education. This event is a First-Year Odyssey event.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 250

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 26, 2014
12:20 pm

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Guest Lecture: Leslie Ladd

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Scouting in the NFL: A Player Personnel Perspective of the Strongest League in the World," Leslie Ladd. Ladd is the administrator of scouting operations for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Part of the International Center for Sport Management's Fall 2014 Lecture Series.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, Room 205

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 26, 2014
1:45 pm

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Meeting: UGA Foundation Board of Trustees

Meetings

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 348

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 26, 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, September 26, 2014
3:30 pm

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Michael F. Adams Portrait Unveiling

Receptions and Recognitions

A ceremony for the unveiling of the official portrait of Michael F. Adams, 21st president of UGA.

Administration Building

220 South Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 26, 2014
6:00 pm

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Presidents Club Annual Reception

Receptions and Recognitions

This event recognizes donors at the Presidents Club level.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 26, 2014
7:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer at Florida

Athletics, Free Events

Gainesville, FL Get directions
Sat, September 27, 2014
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Men’s Tennis at All-American Championships

Athletics

Through Oct. 5.

Tulsa, OK Get directions
Sat, September 27, 2014
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Women’s Tennis at Riviera/ITA All-American

Athletics

Through Oct. 5.

Los Angeles, CA Get directions
Sat, September 27, 2014
9:00 am

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Eat Your Landscape! Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

"Eat Your Landscape! Edible Trees, Mushrooms, Vines, Herbs, and Flowers for Your Landscape." In this all-day symposium, participants will find out how to use edibles in a garden and kitchen. Participants will discover which edibles can add beauty to a garden while providing tasty and nutritious fruits, veggies and nuts. Speakers will include: Tres Froomme, Atlanta Botanical Garden; Julie Runk, department of anthropology; and Pam Butts, State Botanical Garden of Georgia; and several additional engaging presenters.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, September 27, 2014
12:00 pm

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Football vs. Tennessee

Athletics

To be televised by ESPN.

Sanford Stadium

Sanford Drive and Field Street
Athens, GA Get directions
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