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Sun, October 22, 2017
6:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer at South Carolina

Athletics, Free Events

Columbia, SC Get directions
Tue, October 24, 2017
9:30 am

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Workskhop: Implementing Critical Reflection in Service-Learning Courses

Classes and Workshops

This workshop includes resources and hands-on experience with several modalities and types of effective reflection strategies.

Office of Service-Learning Building, Conference room, rear annex

1242 1/2 S. Lumpkin St
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 24, 2017
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Discussion: Addressing Sexual Violence on College Campuses

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural, Other, Free Events

This interactive discussion will examine campus sexual violence through historical and power-conscious lens while also addressing campus sexual violence from a critical and comprehensive perspective.

Aderhold Hall, Room G23

110 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 24, 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 24, 2017
3:30 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Predator Effects in Predator-Free Space: The Remote Effects of Predators on Prey with Complex Life Histories," James Vonesh, associate professor of biology, Virginia Commonwealth University. A reception follows the seminar at 4:30 p.m. in the lobby, hosted by Craig Osenberg.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 24, 2017
4:00 pm

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Martin Luther, 500 Years Later: A Roundtable

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

On Oct. 31, 1517, Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the doors of the Castle Church in Wittenberg. In the ensuing centuries, historians have both celebrated and critiqued this pivotal event in Western history. Join participants for a roundtable discussion of the impact of the 95 Theses and their continuing relevance over the last 500 years.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 350

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 24, 2017
5:00 pm

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The Gregory Distinguished Lecture: Craig Steven Wilder

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

The Annual Gregory Distinguished Lecture series presents Craig Steven Wilder, the author of Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities (2014). His talk will be on "Slavery and Universities in Revolutionary America."

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 24, 2017
5:30 pm

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Shouky Shaheen Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

"The APPEAR Collaboration: A Comparative Study of Ancient Romano-Egyptian Mummy Portraits," Marie Svoboda, conservator of Antiquities, J. Paul Getty Villa, Malibu. This is the 2017 Shouky Shaheen Lecture.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Room S150

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, October 24, 2017
8:00 pm

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North Campus Ghost Tours

Tours, Free Events

On Oct. 24 and 25, the University of Georgia’s Student Alumni Association is hosting its annual Nightmare on Broad Street Ghost Tours on North Campus. Tours are free and leave at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. both nights.

Arch, The

UGA Arch
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 25, 2017
12:00 pm

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Innovation Gateway Startup Stories: Lynkogen, Inc.

Classes and Workshops, Meetings, Free Events

The Innovation Gateway Startup Stories provides a monthly forum where entrepreneurs and founders of university-grown startup companies can share their insights and experiences in creating and cultivating new ventures. The Startup Stories seminar series provides excellent opportunities to network with like-minded entrepreneurs and learn firsthand about the legal, financial, and organizational challenges startup companies often face during their formation. Topics range from starting a business and funding strategies to obstacles, challenges, and lessons learned. The October event will feature Arun Swaminathan, co-founder and chief executive officer of Lynkogen, Inc., a pre-clinical stage biotechnology startup company developing protein-based pharmaceutics for the treatment of obesity, fatty liver and other metabolic diseases.

CAGTECH, Conference room 128/130

111 Riverbend Rd
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 25, 2017
1:25 pm

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Conservation Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

“Hurricane Matthew on the Georgia Coast: Examining Societal Attitudes Toward Adaptation Options in the Wake of the Storm,” Meredith Welch-Devine, director, Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs, UGA.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 25, 2017
5:30 pm

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Haunted High-rises

Holidays, Free Events

University Housing will host its annual Haunted High-rises and Fall Festival event where local children can trick-or-treat, make fall crafts and enjoy both a haunted house and fall festival.

Brumby Residence Hall

615 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, October 25, 2017
7:30 pm

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Lecture: Jenny Brown

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Jenny Brown, author, activist, and co-founder of Woodstock Farm Sanctuary, will speak about the ethical and sustainability issues inherent in animal agriculture, challenging listeners to take a closer look at the realities of the food production system and inspiring people to find a better way of feeding the world that respects animals and helps preserve earth's resources.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 150

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 26, 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 26, 2017
12:30 pm

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History at Work: Akela Reason

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Meetings, Free Events

This installment of History at Work features Akela Reason, who will explain what public historian do and how to become one. Find out about the many paths to becoming a public historian and the diverse career options. Open to all majors. Pizza will be provided at this event.

LeConte Hall, Room 101

250 Baldwin St
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 26, 2017
4:00 pm

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Global Health Seminar Series

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

“Global Tuberculosis: Challenges and Opportunities in Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals,” Dr. Kenneth Castro, professor at the Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, and senior scientific advisor on global tuberculosis, Tuberculosis Division, Office of Infectious Diseases, Bureau for Global Health, U.S. Agency for International Development.

Health Sciences Campus, Wright Hall, Annex Auditorium on the Health…

1425 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 26, 2017
7:00 pm

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Film Discussions: Through a Lens Darkly

Films, Visual Arts, Free Events

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 speakers and short conversations about the film following the screening. Introduction by Shawnya Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, Georgia Museum of Art. The first documentary to focus on the role of photography in shaping the identity, aspirations and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present, this film brings to light photographs by both professional and vernacular African American photographers. “Through a Lens Darkly” moves between the present and the past, through contemporary photographers and artists whose images and stories seek to reconcile legacies of pride and shame while giving voice to images long suppressed, forgotten and hidden from sight. Featuring work by artists Carrie Mae Weems, Lorna Simpson, Anthony Barboza, Hank Willis Thomas, Coco Fusco, Clarissa Sligh, James Van Der Zee, Gordon Parks and many others. (2014, PG, 92 min.) Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and Tête-à-Tête.”

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 26, 2017
7:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Kentucky

Athletics, Free Events

Turner Soccer Complex

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, October 26, 2017
7:00 pm

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Lecture: Richard Faulkner

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Richard Shawn Faulkner will give a talk on “Mud, Blood, and Dysentery: The Doughboy’s Life in Battle” as part of "The U.S. in the First World War," a lecture series commemorating the centennial of the entrance of the United States into World War I, sponsored by the department of history and the Willson Center.

Russell Hall (HSC), Auditorium

1425 Prince Avenue
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 27, 2017
2:30 pm

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MRI Safety Training

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

Bio-Imaging Research Center (BIRC) provides MRI Safety training for individual researchers and their teams who are directly using BIRC resources. Please sign up for this course at least 48 hours prior to the preferred time/date. Register at https://birc.uga.edu.

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

500 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 27, 2017
7:00 pm

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“Black Holes and Gravitational Waves: Einstein’s Legacy”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Black Holes and Gravitational Waves: Einstein's Legacy," Deirdre Shoemaker, Georgia Tech.

Physics Building, Room 202

220 Cedar St.
Athens, GA Get directions
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