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Sat, October 25, 2014
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Athens Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Recreation and Fitness, Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

Sponsored by Mission for Emerging Memory Observation, UGA's student advocacy organization for Alzheimer's disease and the Alzheimer's Association of Georgia. This event will raise funds and awareness. The ceremony begins at 8 a.m. The walk will start at 8:30 a.m.

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 25, 2014
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Al-Hijra

Holidays

Sat, October 25, 2014
9:00 am

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Gymnastics Pumpkin Peek

Athletics, Free Events

An open training session and sneak peek for the 2015 Gym Dogs. Kids activities, a costume contest and photo booth at 9 a.m. Gymnastics peek at 10 a.m. Social hour with the Gym Dogs at noon.

Yoculan Gymnastics Center

90 Smith Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 25, 2014
9:00 am

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Class: Warm-Season Grasses of the Georgia Piedmont

Classes and Workshops

Grasses are the most economically and ecologically important plant family, but most of few people know much about them and fewer still know how to identify grasses. In this class, participants will learn to recognize common grass species of the Georgia Piedmont. They also will dissect grass plants to learn the basic structures that are useful for identification in the field. The last two hours of the class will be spent in the field examining a variety of native and exotic grasses. Participants should bring a hand lens.

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

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 25, 2014
10:00 am

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Salamander and Stream Ecology Ramble

Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

The husband and wife herpetology team of Matt Elliott and Stacy Smith will lead a ramble along and in the streams and wet areas of the Botanical Garden. Participants will learn about what salamanders are found around Athens and about the habitat conditions they need to survive and thrive. Insect repellents are discouraged when handling the creatures.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center's back patio

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 25, 2014
10:00 am

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Saturday Morning Club Concert: UGA Wind Symphony

Performing Arts

For children ages four to 12 to learn about making music. The concert will feature the UGA Wind Symphony under the direction of Jaclyn Hartenberger.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, October 25, 2014
11:00 am

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Equestrian at Baylor

Athletics

Waco, TX Get directions
Sat, October 25, 2014
5:00 pm

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Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid Course

Classes and Workshops

This course provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for breathing emergencies, perform CPR and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illness until advanced medical personnel arrive. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive American Red Cross certifications in adult and pediatric CPR/AED and first aid, valid for two years.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, Room 213

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, October 26, 2014
1:30 pm

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Community Dance Day

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

The fifth annual Community Dance Day is an open house day of free classes, talks and a reception hosted by UGA 's Department of Dance. Space for this free event is limited. Pre-registration is at http://communitydancedayuga.eventzilla.net.

Dance Building

325 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, October 26, 2014
2:00 pm

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Volleyball at LSU

Athletics, Free Events

Baton Rouge, LA Get directions
Sun, October 26, 2014
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Equestrian at SMU

Athletics

Time to be announced.

Dallas, TX Get directions
Sun, October 26, 2014
3:00 pm

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Concert: Count Basie Orchestra

Performing Arts

William Count Basie started his orchestra in 1935, in Kansas City, Missouri. "The Swingingest Band in All the Land" has gone on to win seventeen Grammy Awards and 20 Downbeat and Jazz Times polls, more than any other big band in jazz.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, October 26, 2014
6:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Kentucky

Athletics, Free Events

Turner Soccer Complex

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 27, 2014
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2014 Benefits Open Enrollment

Other

UGA faculty and staff can begin making their selections in the MyBenefits@UGA system starting Oct. 27. The benefits open enrollment will continue through Nov. 14.

Mon, October 27, 2014
9:30 am

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Vice President for Instruction Finalist Presentation

Other

Presentation by Bernard Mair, candidate for UGA vice president for instruction. Mair is a professor of mathematics and associate provost for undergraduate affairs at the University of Florida.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 27, 2014
10:00 am

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Learning Workshop

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

“Building Civic and Community Engagement into STEM Coursework." Representatives of the Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities Center for Innovation-South at UNC-Asheville will share what SENCER is doing with courses across the country, integrating real-world, community issues into STEM-related disciplines. They also will lead discussions about lessons learned, effective practice and ideas for implementing similar work here at UGA. Free workshop for members of the university community.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Reading Room

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 27, 2014
2:30 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

Family and Graduate Housing Office
710 East Campus Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 27, 2014
2:30 pm

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Seminar: Neus Latorre-Margalef

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Influenza A Virus in Winged Hosts—Insights from Migratory Birds," Dr. Neus Latorre-Margalef. Latorre-Margalef is a postdoctoral researcher with the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study.

Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Room 107

953 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 27, 2014
3:30 pm

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Sibley Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

The Law School's 112th Sibley Lecture will be presented by Janet Napolitano, former U.S. Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and Arizona governor. Napolitano currently serves as president of the University of California system.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 27, 2014
4:00 pm

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Gregory Distinguished Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad," Eric Foner, the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University.

Georgia Museum of Art, M Smith Griffith Auditorium

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 27, 2014
6:00 pm

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Russell Library 40th Anniversary Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

The Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies will host a scholars and policymakers symposium to celebrate the library’s 40th anniversary.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 27, 2014
7:00 pm

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“The Great Debate”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Ahead of the 2014 midterm elections, the UGA Young Democrats and College Republicans will debate state and national issues.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, October 27, 2014
8:00 pm

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Discussion on Domestic Violence

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources, Free Events

"A Look Inside the Elevator and Behind Closed Doors: A Candid Conversation About Domestic Violence." UGA’s Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Office is hosting this interactive program that will help participants identify potential warning signs of relationship or domestic violence. There also will be resources, giveaways and the opportunity to dispel myths and discuss ways to help a friend or loved one and how to combat this issue on UGA’s campus. Featured speaker: Joan Prittie, executive director of Project Safe in Athens.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 171

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 28, 2014
9:15 am

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Children and International Criminal Justice Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

The Children and International Criminal Justice Conference will examine issues related to children and international criminal justice and will feature a keynote address by International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda.

Hirsch Hall, Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom

225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 28, 2014
10:00 am

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Blood Drive

Other

Tate Student Center, Reception Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 28, 2014
10:00 am

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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Workshop

Classes and Workshops

"Performing Educational Research in Your Course Using Qualitative Research Methodologies."

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 372

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 28, 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 28, 2014
4:00 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Dispersal, Demographic Heterogeneity and the Dynamics of Open Populations," Erik Noonburg, an assistant professor of biological sciences at Florida Atlantic University. Reception precedes seminar at 3:30 p.m. in lobby. Hosted by Jeb Byers, an associate professor in the Odum School of Ecology.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 28, 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
Get directions
Tue, October 28, 2014
7:00 pm

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Cafe Soul

Literary Arts, Multicultural, Performing Arts

Featuring spoken word artist Tro'juan Henderson. Part of Black Affairs Council week. Hosted by the Black Affairs Council, the Beta Zeta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. and Asian American Student Association.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 28, 2014
8:00 pm

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Concert: Accordion Virtuosi of Russia

Performing Arts

Accordion Virtuosi of Russia has appeared at some of the world’s most prestigious venues. The ensemble’s amazing repertoire ranges from folk music to rock songs, and the group has performed at the Olympic Games in Munich in 1972, Montreal in 1976 and Moscow in 1980.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 29, 2014
9:30 am

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Vice President for Instruction Finalist Presentation

Other

Presentation by Ronald Cervero, candidate for UGA vice president for instruction. Cervero is a professor of lifelong education, administration and policy and associate vice president for instruction at UGA.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 29, 2014
12:00 pm

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President Jere W. Morehead Speaks to Columbus Rotary Club

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Columbus Ironworks
801 Front Ave.
Columbus, GA Get directions
Wed, October 29, 2014
1:25 pm

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Ecology/ICON Conservation Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Coordinating Science and Politics for Conservation of a Federally-endangered Plant, Canby's Dropwort," Lisa Kruse, Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 29, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join Chiara Tondi Resta, a UGA undergraduate honors classics student, for a gallery tour of the exhibition "An Archaeologist’s Eye: The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab."

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 29, 2014
2:00 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

Four Towers Building

400 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 29, 2014
2:00 pm

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Panel Discussion: “Negritud in Latin American Art”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

A panel discussion with the curators and artists featured in the exhibition "Negritud in Latin American Art." Featuring art from members of the Atlanta art collective Contrapunto, the works in this exhibit exemplify the often over-looked but integral influence of African culture on art of Latin America and the Caribbean. Organized by Stanley Bermudez and Carlos Solis. Part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Gallery 101

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 29, 2014
2:30 pm

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Flu Shot Clinic

Health

Participants can get a flu shot. Insurance accepted.

R. C. Wilson Pharmacy Building

250 West Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 29, 2014
4:30 pm

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Open Dialogue on Sexual Assault

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources, Free Events

The Equal Opportunity Office is hosting an Open Dialogue on Sexual Assault. EOO invites the entire university community—students, faculty and staff—to take this opportunity to ask questions, share information and engage in dialogue about sexual assault issues in general and about UGA’s efforts to prevent sexual assault and address its effect within the UGA community. Representatives from the EOO, UGA Health Center, UGA Police Department, Office of the Dean of Students, University Housing and others will be available.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 248

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 29, 2014
6:30 pm

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Recital: UGA Bassoon Studio

Performing Arts, Free Events

The UGA Bassoon Studio will give a free recital. The performance will feature students of UGA professor Amy Pollard in a variety of works for the lowest family of double reed instruments.

Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Edge Recital Hall

250 River Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 29, 2014
6:30 pm

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Edelman Agency Panel

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

The Drewry Chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America at UGA is hosting representatives from Edelman to speak about opportunities with the agency.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 250

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 29, 2014
7:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Florida

Athletics, Free Events

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 30, 2014
9:00 am

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Open Enrollment Info Session

Other

Faculty and staff benefits information for 2015 will be discussed.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 30, 2014
9:00 am

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Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Other, Free Events

To include pan dulce and hot coco for breakfast. Part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Tate Student Center, Plaza

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

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Engineering Graduate Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Stochastic Control, Simulation Optimization," Sergiy Minko. Moderated by Jaya Kanumari.

Driftmier Engineering Center, Driftmier Auditorium

597 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 30, 2014
2:00 pm

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Open Enrollment Info Session

Other

Faculty and staff benefits information for 2015 will be discussed.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 30, 2014
4:15 pm

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Music in Athens: A Sacred Harp Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

The Athens Music Project, a Willson Center Research Cluster, will host a symposium on the sacred harp music tradition. The sacred harp tradition originated in the South and is named after a historical book of hymns called "The Sacred Harp."

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 30, 2014
6:00 pm

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Recital: UGA Percussion Ensemble

Performing Arts, Free Events

The UGA Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of professor Timothy Adams, Jr., will give a recital. The group is comprised of Hugh Hodgson School of Music percussion students.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 30, 2014
7:00 pm

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UGA Hockey vs. Clemson

The Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 30, 2014
8:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer at Texas A&M

Athletics, Free Events

College Station, TX Get directions
Thu, October 30, 2014
8:00 pm

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Faculty Recital: Reid Messich

Performing Arts, Free Events

Hugh Hodgson School of Music oboe professor Reid Messich will give a free recital. Messich, who has been a faculty member at UGA since 2010, has performed with many orchestras in the U.S., including the Jacksonville Symphony, Kansas City Symphony, Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, Miami City Ballet, West Palm Beach Opera, the Boca Raton Symphonia and The Augusta Symphony Orchestra.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 31, 2014
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Students’ Fall Break

Official University Events

Fri, October 31, 2014
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Cross Country at SEC Championships

Athletics

Tuscaloosa, AL Get directions
Fri, October 31, 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 31, 2014
8:00 pm

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UGA Hockey at Florida

Jacksonville, FL Get directions
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