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Tue, October 17, 2017
8:30 am

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State of Public Health Conference

Classes and Workshops, Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Health, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Now in its sixth year, the State of Public Health (SOPH) Conference at the University of Georgia is a day-long annual gathering focused on fostered on meaningful, constructive dialogue and practical solutions for Georgia’s public health challenges.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 17, 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, October 17, 2017
3:00 pm

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Student Success Workshop: Withdrawing from a Class

Classes and Workshops

At this workshop students will learn about how withdrawing from a class can impact financial aid, HOPE eligibility, housing, progression through major and overall degree completion.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 214

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 17, 2017
3:30 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Disease-driven Movement," Allison Shaw, assistant professor of ecology, evolution, and behavior at the University of Minnesota. A reception will follow the seminar at 4:30 p.m. in the lobby, hosted by Richard Hall and Sonia Altizer.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 17, 2017
4:00 pm

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ServeUGA: Bulldog Basics

Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

Join ServeUGA this semester for volunteering opportunities with Bulldog Basics, a campus resource, formerly knowns as the hygiene closet, located in Dawson Hall that provides access to hygiene items for students in need.

Dawson Hall

305 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 17, 2017
7:00 pm

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Seminar: Universal Compassion

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Universal Compassion: Modern Buddhism and Altruism," Gen Monrub, resident teacher of the Kadampa Meditation Center in Atlanta. Part of the Religion and the Common Good Seminar, supported by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 248

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 17, 2017
7:00 pm

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Cinema Politique: “Yawar Mallku”

Films, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Film screening and discussion. Film summary: "Yawar Mallku" (Blood of the Condor) is a 1969 film by Jorge Sanjinés. Set in Bolivia, the film tells the story of a Peace Corps-like American agency that is secretly sterilizing indigenous women under the guise of providing health care, provoking an uprising by the targeted population. Based upon information shared with the filmmaker by the indigenous population. Discussant: Khédija Gadhoum specializes in contemporary Latin American literature and culture. A widely-published poet, she is the Spanish language supervisor in the Department of Romance Languages at the University of Georgia.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 250

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 17, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock and Roll

Performing Arts

With a cast consisting of stars from Broadway’s greatest rock musicals, as well as incredible rock and roll singers, award-winning composer/producer Neil Berg tells the fascinating story of the groundbreaking music that changed the world.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 18, 2017
11:00 am

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UGA Graduate School Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Meet with representatives from highly-respected graduate and professional programs from across the country and overseas, representing areas such as business, law, health and medicine, public policy and many others.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 18, 2017
1:25 pm

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Conservation Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

“The Importance of National Forests in the Southeastern U.S. in Providing Water Supplies,” Suzanne Krieger, Regional Hydrology Program Manager, USDA Forest Service.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 18, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: “Modern Masters from the Giuliano Ceseri Collection”

Tours, Visual Arts

Join William U. Eiland, museum director, for a special tour of “Modern Masters from the Giuliano Ceseri Collection.”

Georgia Museum of Art

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

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Core Crawl

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

OVPR and Core Facility Business Services (CoreServe) invite all new UGA faculty, post docs and graduate students, as well as existing faculty and staff, to the fourth annual Core Crawl, a unique event that will introduce the services, products, and expertise offered by core facilities around campus and introduce research opportunities that are now available due to a new partnership with Emory University.

Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, Lobby

500 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 18, 2017
3:30 pm

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Romance Languages Special Guest Colloquium: Antonia Arslan and Siobhan Nash-Marshall

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

“Post-Truths and People: The Armenian Genocide and its Negation,” Antonia Arslan, author and former professor of Italian modern and contemporary literature at the University of Padova, and Siobhan Nash-Marshall, professor of philosophy and the Mary T. Clark Chair of Christian Philosophy at Manhattanville College.

Gilbert Hall, Room 360

210 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 18, 2017
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Exhibition: A Partial View

Exhibitions, Free Events

Art works by retired UGA professor Cecile K. Martin.

Jackson Street Building, Circle Gallery

285 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 18, 2017
4:30 pm

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Opening Reception: A Partial View

Exhibitions, Free Events

Opening reception for exhibit of paintings by Cecile Martin.

Jackson Street Building, Circle Gallery

285 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 18, 2017
5:00 pm

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Student Dietetic Association: Professionals Panel

Health, Meetings, Free Events

The Student Dietetic Association (SDA) will host a panel discussion with members of the Northeast Georgia Dietetic Association and other area nutrition professionals. Panelists will cover various fields of dietetics, including clinical nutrition, school nutrition, sports nutrition, private dietetic practice and more. This meeting will be an interactive panel, so please come with questions.

Dawson Hall, Room 116

305 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 18, 2017
5:00 pm

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Romance Languages Colloquium: Special Linguistics Event

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Graduate students from the Romance Languages Department's Linguistics Program who will be presenting at the Hispanic Linguistics Symposium 2017 will be conducting poster presentations and talks about their research projects.

Gilbert Hall, Room 118

210 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 18, 2017
6:00 pm

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Faculty/Staff Golf Clinic

Classes and Workshops, Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

The University of Georgia Golf Course staff will host free golf clinics for UGA staff and faculty on Oct. 11 and 18th from 6-7 p.m. with players from all skill levels welcomed to participate. Each session will include long and short game instruction. To reserve a space, email PGA Golf Instructor Clint Udell at cudell96@uga.edu and indicate if you would like to borrow golf clubs for the clinic.

UGA Golf Course

Riverbend Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 18, 2017
6:30 pm

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Film: Don’t Tell Anyone

Films, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Don’t Tell Anyone/No Le Digas a Nadie is a Peabody Award-winning film that explores the human cost of immigration policies in the U.S. The screening will be followed by a Q&A discussion with panelists from the School of Social Work and U-Lead Athens. The event is sponsored by the Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection, the UGA Center for Social Justice, Human and Civil Rights, the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute, the UGA Undocumented Student Alliance, Students for Global Social Work and U-Lead Athens. The event is open free to the public.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 102

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

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Debate: Do Facts Still Matter?

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

The Georgia Debate Union and UGA Libraries are hosting the debate topic: Do facts matter more than fake news in contemporary society?

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 19, 2017
7:00 am

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Terry Third Thursday

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Other, Women’s Resources

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. The October guest speaker will be Egbert L.J. Perry, Chairman & CEO, The Integral Group LLC.

Terry Executive Education Center in Atlanta

One Live Oak Center, 3475 Lenox Road
Atlanta, GA Get directions
Thu, October 19, 2017
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Withdrawal Deadline for Fall Semester

Official University Events, Upcoming Deadlines

Thu, October 19, 2017
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Diwali

Holidays

Hindu religious observance.

Thu, October 19, 2017
9:30 am

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Nature Ramble

Literary Arts, Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

Join Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden. Sessions start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer. This is a ramble not a hike; the group will stop to view interesting plants, insects, butterflies, mushrooms, etc., along the way.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Meet at Shade Garden Arbor

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

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Microbiology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Sticking to Your Point: Mechanisms and Control of Polar Attachment in Agrobacterium tumefaciens," by Dr. Clay Fuqua, Department of Biology, Indiana University - Bloomington.

Biological Sciences Building, Room 404D

120 Cedar St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 19, 2017
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Women’s Tennis at ITA Southeast Regionals

Athletics

Dan Magill Tennis Complex

518 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 19, 2017
4:00 pm

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African Studies Fall Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

George W. K. Dor, an ethnomusicologist, composer, and director of the Ole Miss African Drum and Dance Ensemble at the University of Mississippi, will be a guest speaker.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 19, 2017
5:30 pm

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Lecture: Vinzenz Brinkmann

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

"The Enigma of the Riace Bronzes: A New Approach," Vinzenz Brinkmann, head of Antiquities, Liebieghaus, Frankfurt, Germany.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Room S150

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 19, 2017
5:30 pm

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Octobee Fest

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Other

Members of the UGA BugDawgs will be present to teach the Athens community about the importance of bees, pollination and honey. Visitors will receive information about the impact local bees have on the community.

Terrapin Beer Company
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 19, 2017
5:30 pm

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Lecture: Howard T. Weir III

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Howard Weir III will discuss his book, A Paradise of Blood: The Creek War of 1813-14. Using contemporary letters, military reports and other primary sources, many from UGA's Hargrett Library, A Paradise of Blood is a sweeping, comprehensive, and masterful history of one of America's most important and influential early wars.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Sidney Samuel Thomas Reading Room

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 19, 2017
6:00 pm

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Third Thursday

Visual Arts, Free Events

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, October 19, 2017
7:00 pm

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UGA Hockey vs. Clemson

Athletics, Recreation and Fitness

UGA Hockey vs. Clemson.

Classic Center Akins Arena
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 19, 2017
7:00 pm

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Phi Kappa Literary Society Debate

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Meetings, Free Events

Join the Phi Kappa Literary Society as they debate the following resolution: Be It Hereby Resolved: The MLB should permit the use of legal performance enhancing drugs. The First Affirmation and First Negation are to be determined. In addition, there will be poetry and orations and holding at least one off-the-cuff, extemporaneous debate. After the main debate, the group will recess to Taco Stand downtown for dinner.

Phi Kappa Hall, Upper Chamber of Phi Kappa Hall

200 S. Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 19, 2017
7:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Mississippi State

Athletics, Free Events

Turner Soccer Complex

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 19, 2017
8:00 pm

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Museum Mix

Visual Arts

The museum’s thrice-annual late-night art party features a live DJ, free refreshments and galleries open until 11 p.m. Free admission. #museummix

Georgia Museum of Art

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

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Sing ‘n Strings (Circle Singing)

Meetings, Performing Arts, Free Events

Sing from a songbook with 1,200 songs and chords, including Bob Dylan, the Beatles, James Taylor, Simon and Garfunkel and more. All are welcome to sing and bring guitars, ukuleles and other instruments.

Tate Student Center, Room 352

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 20, 2017
9:00 am

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Workshop: Teaching Philosophy Statements Part 2

Classes and Workshops, Other

In this second of the two part workshop, participants will bring drafts of their teaching philosophy statement to receive feedback from facilitators and peers. They also will discuss how the teaching philosophy statement is situated within and aligns with the larger Teaching Portfolio.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 372

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 20, 2017
11:00 am

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FACS Tabling at Tate

Tours, Other, Free Events

Learn more about the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at this tabling event. Visit to learn how the College of Family and Consumer Sciences develops strong leaders for careers in business and finance, counseling and therapy, education, fashion, residential interior design, journalism, nutrition, and youth development.

Tate Student Center, Third Floor

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 20, 2017
12:20 pm

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Conversations on Muses

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

This fall, the Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series will highlight the exhibition “Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and Tête-à-Tête” through a gallery tour and discussion led by curator Shawnya Harris in collaboration with the UGA departments of women’s studies and African American studies.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 20, 2017
12:30 pm

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Concert on the Lawn 2017

Performing Arts, Free Events

A Hugh Hodgson School of Music fall tradition continues with this year’s Concert On The Lawn. The concert—featuring the Hodgson School’s premier wind band, the Hodgson Wind Ensemble, with special guests the UGA Jazz Ensemble—leans into its proximity to Halloween with a theme of “Witches and Wizards.” Pieces from “The Wizard of Oz,” “The Wiz,” “Wicked” and the “Harry Potter” series join Sousa marches and Karl King’s “Invictus” on the program.

Chapel, North Campus Lawn

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 20, 2017
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Georgia Drone Summit

Classes and Workshops, Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Other

The Georgia Drone Summit will take drone knowledge to new heights, gathering students and educators, operators and curators, professionals and enthusiasts to collectively explore drone technologies and applications. Gathering a wide range of driven individuals thirsty for knowledge under one roof for two days, participants will explore the technology’s possibilities, strengthen professional networks and help uncover the advantages drones can bring to your industry. In addition to plenty of networking time, this two-day program will feature a festival-style showcase of innovative drone projects along with keynote presentations and panel discussions covering technology, business practices, legal issues and ethics.

Classic Center
300 N Thomas
Athens, Georgia Get directions
Fri, October 20, 2017
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Equestrian at TCU

Athletics

Springtown, TX Get directions
Fri, October 20, 2017
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Faculty Colloquium: Mark Anderson

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Dead Agencies: Violent Transactions and the Politics of Dying in Neoliberal Mexico," Mark Anderson, associate professor of Spanish.

Gilbert Hall, Room 118

210 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 20, 2017
7:30 pm

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Volleyball at Missouri

Athletics

Georgia volleyball at Missouri

Columbia, MO Get directions
Fri, October 20, 2017
7:30 pm

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UGA Hockey vs. Florida

Athletics, Recreation and Fitness

UGA Hockey vs. Florida

Classic Center Akins Arena
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 21, 2017
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UGA Science Olympiad Outreach Invitational Tournament

Other

Science Olympiad Outreach is a student-run organization that goes out into the local Athens-Clarke Community and promotes STEM through the Science Olympiad Program. This will be the group's fourth annual Invitational Science Olympiad Tournament.

Science Learning Center

130 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 21, 2017
9:00 am

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ServeUGA: Brooklyn Cemetery

Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

The purpose of this service project is to not only educate participants of the historical significance of the cemetery but also to in the ongoing beautification, preservation and research of a once lost landmark of the African American community in Athens. Volunteers will work to remove overgrowth, fallen limbs and underbrush from the grave sites.

Tate Student Center, Center for Leadership and Service

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 21, 2017
9:00 am

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ServeUGA: Food Bank

Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

Join ServeUGA this semester for volunteering opportunities with the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, which works toward ending hunger as part of an overall community effort to alleviate poverty.

Tate Student Center, Center for Leadership and Service

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 21, 2017
10:00 am

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Family Day: Louise Blair Daura

Visual Arts, Free Events

Check out landscapes, still lifes and portraits by Louise Blair Daura in the exhibition “Louise Blair Daura: A Virginian in Paris,” then head to the Michael and Mary Erlanger Studio Classroom to make your own work of art inspired by those in the show. Family programs are sponsored by Heyward 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
Sat, October 21, 2017
10:00 am

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ServeUGA: Hands On Athens

Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

Join ServeUGA this semester for volunteering opportunities with Hands On Athens, which works to repair and revitalize historic Athens homes of low-income residents.

Tate Student Center, Center for Leadership and Service

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 21, 2017
2:00 pm

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Film Screenings: Home Movie Day

Films, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

There will be screenings of home movies the public brings in and from the Media Archives’ holdings, including footage from archivists and librarians at UGA. Attendees are encouraged to bring in their 16mm, 8mm, and Super8 films; VHS videotapes; and DVDs for inspection and screening when possible. Archivists will be in attendance to answer questions.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 21, 2017
5:00 pm

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Diwali Night 2017

Multicultural

Diwali is the festival of lights. Celebrate the spirit of the festival with some delightful cultural performances and delicious Indian food.

Tate Student Center, Tate Reception Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 21, 2017
8:00 pm

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Viva Verdi: An Opera Gala Concert

Performing Arts

Giuseppe Verdi wrote some of the most famous operas in the current repertoire of opera houses worldwide. This UGA Opera Theatre concert presents arias, duets, trios, quartets, and ensembles from a dozen of Verdi's greatest compositions, as well as the well-known choruses from “Aida,” “Il Trovatore,” “Nabucco,” “Falstaff,” and “La Traviata.” A second Viva Verdi performance is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 22, at 3 p.m.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, October 22, 2017
12:00 pm

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ServeUGA: Athens Animal Control

Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

Join ServeUGA this semester for volunteering opportunities with the Athens-Clarke County Animal Control, which works toward protecting the public safety and health from at-large and dangerous animals and protecting animals from inhumane treatment. Volunteers will be interacting with dogs and cats at the site.

Tate Student Center, Center for Leadership and Service

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, October 22, 2017
2:00 pm

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ServeUGA: Extra Special People

Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

Join ServeUGA this semester for volunteering opportunities with Extra Special People, which serves children and young adults with developmental disabilities and their families through programs, family support and community involvement.

Camp Hooray
193 Strickland Lane
Jefferson, GA Get directions
Sun, October 22, 2017
4:30 pm

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ServeUGA: Extra Special People

Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

Join ServeUGA this semester for volunteering opportunities with Extra Special People, which serves children and young adults with developmental disabilities and their families through programs, family support and community involvement.

Camp Hooray
193 Strickland Lane
Jefferson, GA Get directions
Sun, October 22, 2017
6:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer at South Carolina

Athletics, Free Events

Columbia, SC Get directions
Mon, October 23, 2017
2:30 pm

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Clark Howell Hall Open House

Receptions and Recognitions

Open House for Clark Howell Hall.

Clark Howell Hall

825 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
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