Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

Upcoming Events

7 Day View
View ongoing events →
Wed, August 23, 2017
1:25 pm

Add to your calendar

Conservation Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Reaching Out to the Public Using Experiential Education as a Conservation Strategy for Maligned Animals," Kimberly Andrews, graduate faculty member in the Odum School of Ecology.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 23, 2017
2:00 pm

Add to your calendar

Tour at Two: “Avocation to Vocation: Prints by F. Townsend Morgan”

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Hillary Brown, director of communications, will lead a tour.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 23, 2017
4:30 pm

Add to your calendar

Opening Reception: Warren H. Manning Exhibition

Exhibitions, Free Events

Opening reception for a display in Circle Gallery on the work of landscape architect Warren H. Manning.

Jackson Street Building, Circle Gallery

285 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 24, 2017
8:30 am

Add to your calendar

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, August 24, 2017
Add to your calendar

Exhibit: Warren H. Manning

Exhibitions, Visual Arts, Free Events

An exhibit from the book, Warren H. Manning: Landscape Architect and Environmental Planner, just published by the UGA Press.

Jackson Street Building, Circle Gallery

285 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 24, 2017
10:00 am

Add to your calendar

WUGA 30th Celebration Open House

Tours, Free Events

Open house and tour of radio station with live music.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, WUGA Radio Studios, Room 134

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 24, 2017
11:00 am

Add to your calendar

Microbiology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"A Novel Mechanism of Retrotransposon Restriction in Budding Yeast," David Garfinkel, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia.

Biological Sciences Building, Room 404D

120 Cedar St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 24, 2017
5:30 pm

Add to your calendar

Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art Board Meeting

Meetings, Visual Arts, Free Events

The Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art is an association of individuals, companies, and corporations who share interest in the visual arts and a desire to contribute to the growth of the Georgia Museum of Art and the University of Georgia. The board of directors will hold the first meeting of the academic year, and all members of the museum are welcome to attend. If you are planning to attend, please RSVP to gmoarsvp@uga.edu or by calling 706-542-4199.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 24, 2017
7:00 pm

Add to your calendar

Italians and Design Film Series: “Amare Gio Ponti”

Films, Visual Arts, Free Events

In conjunction with the exhibition “Modern Living: Giò Ponti and the 20th-Century Aesthetics of Design.” Join the Georgia Museum of Art for films discussed by scholars, filmmakers and students. Each film will include a 15-minute introduction by a guest speaker and short conversations about the film following the screening. "Amare Gio Ponti" presents a picture of the man, the architect, aspiring painter and Italian designer who, over 50 years, tried it all with untiring energy — from the design of a door handle to the formulation of a town plan. (2015, NR. 34 min.) Films are sponsored by the UGA Parents Leadership Council.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, August 24, 2017
7:00 pm

Add to your calendar

Creative Writing Program New Student Reading

Literary Arts, Free Events

The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program presents a reading by incoming graduate students Nathan Dixon, Genevieve Arlie, Aviva Kasowski, Mike McClelland and Emma Perry. This group of writers will read poetry and prose pieces at this free event.

Cine
234 W Hancock Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, August 25, 2017
11:30 am

Add to your calendar

Volleyball vs. Presbyterian

Athletics

Part of the Benson Hospitality Invitational.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, August 25, 2017
2:30 pm

Add to your calendar

MRI Safety Training

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

Monthly MRI safety training for researchers working within the Bio-Imaging Research Center.

Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, 339 unless specified

500 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, August 25, 2017
3:30 pm

Add to your calendar

University Curriculum Committee Meeting

Meetings

A meeting of the University Curriculum Committee.

New College, Room 315

205 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, August 25, 2017
6:00 pm

Add to your calendar

Faculty Concert: The Yargo Trio

Performing Arts, Free Events

The Yargo Trio—Connie Frigo, associate professor of saxophone; Angela Jones-Reus, professor of flute; and Liza Stepanova, assistant professor of piano—stage one of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s first recitals of the 2017-2018 season.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, August 25, 2017
7:00 pm

Add to your calendar

Women’s Soccer at Charlotte

Athletics, Free Events

Charlotte, NC Get directions
Fri, August 25, 2017
7:00 pm

Add to your calendar

Volleyball vs. George Mason

Athletics

Part of the Benson Hospitality Invitational.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, August 26, 2017
9:00 am

Add to your calendar

Ramble: The Hummingbirds and the Hummingbird Trail

Recreation and Fitness, Tours, Free Events

Join participants for a ramble as they walk through the Hummingbird Trail to find the hummingbird’s secret hiding places. Bring a camera or binoculars, if you’d like. The last hour of the ramble is intended for participants to have time to independently photograph or observe the hummingbirds. Questions will be answered during this time.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Meet at the fountain in front of the Visitor…

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, August 26, 2017
9:00 am

Add to your calendar

Dawg Day of Service

Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

The UGA motto espouses a commitment to service. Dawg Day of Service seeks to realize the university’s commitment through a campus-wide, visible day of service event open to the entire University of Georgia community. Participants will volunteer at different sites around the Athens-Clarke County area where they will have the chance to network and interact with students, community members, and staff, while engaging in meaningful service and addressing community needs.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, August 26, 2017
9:00 am

Add to your calendar

Class: Plant Conservation

Classes and Workshops, Tours

Plant conservation is an applied science that draws upon many fields of knowledge from ecology to horticulture, to ethics and politics. This course surveys threats to biodiversity in Georgia and worldwide, examples of rare plant research, techniques for restoration and reintroduction, and ways individuals and organizations are making a difference in protecting the rare plants of Georgia. Class will include group discussions and tours of the Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plant Studies.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plants

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, August 26, 2017
9:00 am

Add to your calendar

College of Pharmacy Fall Visitors Day

Classes and Workshops, Tours, Free Events

Prospective students will visit the Athens campus to learn more about the Doctor of Pharmacy program and the admissions process and will have the opportunity to interact with current students, faculty and staff at the Visitors Day.

Pharmacy South, Room 101

240 W. Green St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, August 26, 2017
1:00 pm

Add to your calendar

Volleyball vs. UNC Asheville

Athletics

Part of the Benson Hospitality Invitational.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, August 26, 2017
7:00 pm

Add to your calendar

Volleyball vs. LIU Brooklyn

Athletics

Part of the Benson Hospitality Invitational.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, August 27, 2017
Add to your calendar

Art Opening: “Meet Your Neighbors”

Visual Arts, Free Events

This photo exhibit brings attendees face-to-face with birds, bugs, snakes, frogs and other animals found locally. Athens photographers Chuck Murphy and Jena Johnson will exhibit photographs they’ve created for the “Meet Your Neighbours” (MYN) project. Murphy is an award-winning nature photographer. Johnson is an entomologist who enjoys macrophotography. Their works have been displayed in many local art venues and have also been published in a variety of local and national print media. With this show, they bring their skill, artistry, and love of nature to a local audience. The Opening Reception will be held Aug. 27 from 2-4 p.m.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, August 27, 2017
2:00 pm

Add to your calendar

Women’s Soccer at Virginia Tech

Athletics, Free Events

Blacksburg, VA Get directions
Mon, August 28, 2017
6:00 pm

Add to your calendar

WUGA Anniversary Celebration with Steve Inskeep

Receptions and Recognitions, Other

WUGA 30th Anniversary Celebration with Steve Inskeep, host of NPR's Morning Edition.

Athens Cotton Press
149 Oneta Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, August 28, 2017
6:00 pm

Add to your calendar

UGA String Project Open House

Performing Arts, Free Events

The UGA String Project will hold an informational open house and instrument "petting zoo." This is a chance to meet the String Project staff, hear and try out the various instruments offered for instruction and get information about instrument rental.

Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Room 200

250 River Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 29, 2017
12:00 pm

Add to your calendar

Exhibit: Covered With Glory: Football at UGA, 1892-1917

Exhibitions, Free Events

Rarely seen artifacts and photographs from UGA’s earliest gridiron heroes are featured in this exhibit about the formative years of UGA’s football program.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Rotunda

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 29, 2017
2:00 pm

Add to your calendar

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, August 29, 2017
3:30 pm

Add to your calendar

Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Why Do Immune Systems Harm Their Bearers: Evolutionary Ecology of Self-reactive Immunity," Andrea Graham, associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Princeton University. A reception follows the seminar at 4:30 p.m. in the Ecology lobby. The seminar is hosted by Sonia Altizer and Pejman Rohani.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 29, 2017
3:30 pm

Add to your calendar

Research Orientation for Faculty

Free Events

University of Georgia faculty are invited to learn about the resources offered by the Office of Research and the University of Georgia research enterprise, including starting a research program at UGA; proposal enhancement; sponsored projects administration (external grants); internal grants; compliance (including biosafety, research safety, environmental safety, human subjects, and animal care and use; core facilities, support services, research resources; technology commercialization and startups; and honors and awards.

College of Veterinary Medicine, Room H203

501 D. W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 29, 2017
8:00 pm

Add to your calendar

Swing Dance Night in the Garden

Performing Arts, Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

Summer is a perfect time to enjoy dancing to lively music at Swing Night at the Garden in a tropical conservatory. This casual evening of social swing dancing starts with beginner and intermediate dance lessons from 8-9 p.m., then everyone gathers for a social dance from 9-11 p.m. It's not necessary to have any previous experience or a partner. Presented by the UGA Swing Dance Club.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 29, 2017
8:00 pm

Add to your calendar

UGA International Chamber Music Festival

Performing Arts

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music hosts three days of chamber music performances featuring its own talented faculty alongside a group of acclaimed artists from across the globe.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
All events