Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

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Fri, August 22, 2014
12:30 pm

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Lunch and Learn

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

1-Bit Art and Music: Tristan Perich’s “Machine Wall Drawing." UGA faculty and staff are invited to learn about the work of artist, composer and programmer Perich with curator Lynn Boland. Lunch will be provided, but space is limited. Contact 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, August 22, 2014
3:00 pm

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Meeting: University Council Curriculum Committee

Meetings

A meeting of the University Curriculum Committee.

New College, Room 315

205 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, August 22, 2014
6:00 pm

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Hillel Welcome Shabbat

Meetings, Free Events

Services are at 6 p.m., and dinner will be at 7 p.m. Participants can wear whatever they're like. This is event also is for those who never have been to a Shabbat before.

Hillel at UGA
1155 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, August 22, 2014
7:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer at Ole Miss

Athletics, Free Events

Oxford, MS Get directions
Fri, August 22, 2014
10:00 pm

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Dawgs After Dark

Other

"A Red and Black Carpet Premiere." Hollywood-themed activities will include inflatables, interactive games and free food. Part of Big Dawg Welcome 2014. Sponsored by the University Union Student Programming Board.

Tate Student Center

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, August 23, 2014
10:00 am

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Study Abroad Open House

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Learn about the many study abroad opportunities UGA has to offer. UGA encourages its students to take advantage of a wide range of global opportunities. More than 2,000 UGA students—nearly 6 percent of the student body—study abroad each year, selecting from a variety of program opportunities. Registration required.

Office of International Education Building

1324 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, August 23, 2014
10:00 am

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Family Day: Exploring Color

Visual Arts, Free Events

Investigate the many ways artists use color with a fun gallery guide and interactive stations in the permanent collection, then play with color to create a multicolored sun catcher in the Michael and Mary Erlanger Studio Classroom. Family Day programs are sponsored by Heyward Allen Motor Co., Inc., Heyward Allen Toyota, YellowBook USA and the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, August 23, 2014
2:00 pm

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“Gone With the Wind” Exhibit Opening

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Receptions and Recognitions, Tours

This exhibit celebrates the 75th anniversary of the premiere of "Gone With the Wind." The Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library is home to the largest collection of Margaret Mitchell materials in the country, including a vast trove of letters, telegrams, photographs and other materials about the making of the movie and the premiere in Atlanta.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, August 23, 2014
5:00 pm

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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes UGA

Other, Free Events

The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes UGA event provides an opportunity for the campus community to join together and demonstrate solidarity for efforts to stop the violence, especially during this critical time period within the school year. Men are encouraged to bring heels to wear; women’s shoes will be available at registration on a first-come, first-served basis. Check-in starts at 5 p.m.; the walk will start at 5:30 p.m.

Arch, The

The Arch
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, August 24, 2014
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Art Exhibit: Ginny McLaren

Exhibitions, Free Events

Through Oct. 5. Ginny McLaren paints to remember a special time or a place, using sketches and photographs to help achieve realism. Her works have been exhibited in galleries in New Jersey, California, Nevada and West Virginia. There will be an opening reception Aug. 24 from 2-4 p.m. in the Visitor Center.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, August 24, 2014
2:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. UNC Greensboro

Athletics, Free Events

Turner Soccer Complex

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, August 25, 2014
9:00 am

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Intramural Flag Football Registration

Recreation and Fitness

Through Sept. 2. Leagues include: men's competitive, men's recreational, fraternity, women's independent, sorority and co-rec. Must be a fees-paying student or have a Ramsey Center membership. Season begins Sept. 7.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, August 25, 2014
9:00 am

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Intramural Basketball Registration

Recreation and Fitness

Through Sept. 2. This is a five vs. five basketball league that will run during the fall and spring semesters. Must be a fees-paying student or have a Ramsey Center membership. Season begins Nov. 16.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, August 25, 2014
10:30 am

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National Speakers Series for Faculty

Classes and Workshops

"How to Foster Deep Approaches and Achievements in Learning," Ken Bain. This workshop is for faculty members only.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Dogwood Room

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, August 25, 2014
12:20 pm

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Guest Lecture: John Nauright

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Global Sport and The European Marketplace," John Nauright. Nauright is the director of Centre for Sport, Tourism and Leisure Studies at the University of Brighton in the United Kingdom. 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
Mon, August 25, 2014
2:30 pm

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National Speakers Series for Graduate Students

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"How to Learn Deeply and Foster Deep Learning in Others," Ken Bain. This workshop is for graduate students only. This event is in partnership with the UGA Graduate School.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, August 25, 2014
6:30 pm

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National Speakers Series for Undergraduate Students

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"How to Get the Most Out of College," Ken Bain. This workshop is for undergraduate students only. This event is in partnership with UGA Student Affairs.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 26, 2014
11:30 am

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Science Learning Center Groundbreaking

Receptions and Recognitions

UGA will break ground on its newest building—the 122,500-square-foot Science Learning Center. The event will take place at the south end of the S10 parking lot located just off Carlton Street. The ceremony will include remarks from Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby, UGA President Jere W. Morehead and UGA student Lydia Babcock-Adams.

Tue, August 26, 2014
12:00 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

Science Library

510 Soule St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 26, 2014
1:00 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 26, 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, August 26, 2014
3:00 pm

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Intramural Cornhole Tournament Deadline

Recreation and Fitness, Upcoming Deadlines

Two-person team tournament to be held Aug. 28. Must be a fees-paying student or have a Ramsey Center membership. Register online at shop.recsports.uga.edu or at the Ramsey Center Cashier's Window.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 26, 2014
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Construction advisory: Science Learning Center

Construction will be underway on the $44.7 million, 122,500 sq. ft. Science Learning Center from August 2014 through July 2016. The site is bounded by Carlton Street, D.W. Brooks Mall, Pharmacy South, and the McPhaul Center parking lot. The facility will encompass 33 instructional labs, two 280-seat lecture halls and two 72-seat classrooms.

Tue, August 26, 2014
5:30 pm

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Fall Tobacco Cessation Session

Health

Offered by students in the College of Pharmacy. Open to UGA employees and the Athens community. Weekly meetings, which will be held Tuesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m., run through Sept. 30. Register by Aug. 25.

Training and Development Center

315 South Thomas Street
Athens, Georgia Get directions
Tue, August 26, 2014
6:00 pm

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UGA LSAT Test Prep Course

Classes and Workshops

Through Sept. 23. This program covers logical reasoning, analytical reasoning and reading comprehension topics. Participants also will get advice on mastering time management skills during the test.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 26, 2014
6:30 pm

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Karate Class

Classes and Workshops, Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

Participants can earn their blackbelts while they earn their degree. Participants will learn Yoshukai karate, a traditional Okinawan style, in a supportive, positive atmosphere. No experience necessary.

Tate Student Center, Room 311

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 26, 2014
7:00 pm

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Sunflower Concert Series: Grogus

Performing Arts, Other

Grogus returns to the garden to perform upbeat Latin jazz, traditional Cuban and Caribbean styles, and funk versions of jazz standards. Steve Dancz will open.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Terraced Flower Garden

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 27, 2014
9:00 am

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Blood Drive

Other

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 27, 2014
10:30 am

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Fall Activities Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Learn about some of UGA's nearly 700 student organizations at the university.

Tate Student Center, Plaza

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 27, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 27, 2014
2:30 pm

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Congressional Town Hall Meeting

Meetings

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., will hold a Congressional Town Hall Meeting in Room 104 of the Student Learning Center on the University of Georgia Griffin campus.

UGA Griffin Student Learning Center
1109 Experiment St.
Griffin, GA Get directions
Wed, August 27, 2014
3:30 pm

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Georgia Genomics Facility Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"De Novo Assembly and Structural Variation Discovery in Complex Genomes Using Extremely Long Single-Molecule Level Imaging," Rachel Pugh, regional business manager of BioNano Genomics, Inc.

Miller Plant Sciences, Room 2401

120 Carlton St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 2014
12:00 pm

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President Jere W. Morehead Speaks to Griffin Rotary Club

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

First Baptist Church of Griffin
106 W. Taylor St.
Griffin , GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 2014
1:00 pm

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Pedagogy Workshop

Classes and Workshops

"Creative Thinking in the College Classroom: Interdisciplinary Strategies For Enhancing Creativity and Innovation," Bonnie Cramond and Sarah Sumners.

Instructional Plaza

185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 2014
3:00 pm

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Involvement Open House

Other, Free Events

This open house, which is hosted by the Center for Leadership and Service and the Office of Student Activities and Organizations, will give students a chance to check out the physical spaces, meet the staff and student leaders in the two offices and learn more about opportunities to get involved.

Tate Student Center, Suite 102 and 201

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 2014
4:30 pm

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Exhibit Reception

Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

The Archway Partnership and the College of Environment and Design will hold a reception for the opening of an exhibit that will feature projects from across Georgia that highlight the partnership between Archway and CED.

Jackson Street Building, Barrel Hall

285 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 2014
5:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: Sally Main

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Newcomb's Designers: A Conscious Revolution," Sally Main, senior curator at the Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University. Main will deliver this lecture in connection with the exhibition "Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise."

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 2014
7:00 pm

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Anthropocene Lecture: “Extinction in a Changing World”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Extinction in a Changing World," Mark Farmer, a professor and director of the Division of Biological Sciences. A public lecture on the causes of extinction and the role that mankind is playing in what is now thought to be the sixth great extinction event in history.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 2014
7:00 pm

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Phi Kappa Literary Society Debate

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Join the Phi Kappa Literary Society as members debate whether or not Jesus is the most influential historical figure. Participation is not required.

Phi Kappa Hall, Upper Chamber

200 S. Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 28, 2014
7:00 pm

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Guest Lecture: “Farmageddon”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Author and activist Philip Lymbery will speak about his book "Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat" and how factory farming harms human health, the environment and the well-being of animals. Lymbery is chief executive of Compassion in World Farming and a prominent commentator on the effects of industrial farming. Sponsored by Speak Out for Species.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 171

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
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