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Tue, February 28, 2017
12:00 pm

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Lecture: Nzinga Shaw

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural, Other

Nzinga Shaw is senior vice president of community and chief diversity and inclusion officer at the Atlanta Hawks and Phillips Arena Organization. She is responsible for embedding diversity and inclusion best practices throughout the organization. Her talk, "Home Court Advantage: Promoting Pro-Level Diversity in the Atlanta Hawks," will address the importance of multi-dimensional diversity and provide participants with actionable steps that can be taken to incorporate inclusive leadership skills into strategic business operations.

Aderhold Hall, Room G23

110 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 28, 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, February 28, 2017
3:30 pm

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Ecology Seminar: Jason Rohr

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"The Politics and Research Behind Pollution, Climate Change, Disease, and Biodiversity Declines," Jason Rohr, an associate professor at the University of South Florida. A reception follows the seminar at 4:30 p.m. in the Odum School lobby, hosted by professor John Drake, director of the Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 28, 2017
4:30 pm

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Romance Languages Colloquium: Amanda Powell

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts

“Bridges Made of Water, Not Walls Made of Steel — Literary Translation," Amanda Powell, University of Oregon.

Gilbert Hall, Room 118

210 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 28, 2017
5:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Kennesaw State

Athletics

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 28, 2017
5:30 pm

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February Meeting: The Rest of the Story Book Club

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Free Events

Have you ever visited an exhibit and felt you only heard the first part of a truly great story? If you’re a visitor who wants to learn more about the exhibitions and collections at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, then join this monthly book club with light refreshments and discussion on works connected to upcoming/ongoing exhibitions and programs. The monthly titles are selected (and discussions led) by Special Collections staff who help to create these displays/programs, and invite readers to learn more about the topics explored and to take them into new, related areas of interest.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 258

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 28, 2017
6:00 pm

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Discussions Without Borders

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural, Free Events

"Westward from the Balkans: From Growing up in Serbia to Taking on the World," Debora Santo.

Office of International Education Building, Main Conference Room

1324 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 28, 2017
7:00 pm

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Reading: Kiese Laymon

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Free Events

The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program presents a reading with writer Kiese Laymon. Laymon is the author of the novel, Long Division, and a collection of essays, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America. He is an associate professor of English at Vassar College and the Grisham Writer in Residence at the University of Mississippi for 2015-2016. This event is sponsored in part by the UGA Parents & Families Association.

Cine
234 W Hancock Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 28, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: Lara St. John and Matt Herskowitz

Performing Arts

Violinist Lara St. John is one of the most exciting and creative musicians on the classical music scene. She is joined by jazz pianist Matt Herskowitz for a unique virtuosic experience that draws the audience into a wonder world of music.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 28, 2017
8:00 pm

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Music Therapy Musicale

Performing Arts, Free Events

The Music Therapy Musicale will feature students and faculty from the UGA Music Therapy Program in performances of the many styles of music used in therapy, from pop and rock, to blues and classical. Students and Faculty from the UGA Music Therapy Program will perform.

Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Edge Recital Hall

250 River Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, March 1, 2017
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Ash Wednesday

Holidays

Christian religious observance.

Wed, March 1, 2017
1:30 pm

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Double Dawgs Forum

Meetings

The University of Georgia Graduate School and the Office of Instruction are offering a forum for any faculty interested in developing a dual degree pathway. Graduate School Dean Suzanne Barbour and Assistant Vice President Fiona Liken from the Office of Curriculum Systems will be on-hand to walk faculty through the process and answer any questions related to the Double Dawgs program development.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 213

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, March 1, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Tour of the permanent collection led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, March 1, 2017
3:30 pm

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Neuroscience Seminar: Vas Michopoulos

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

"Translational Approaches for Understanding Stress-induced Neuroadaptations and Adverse Behavioral Outcomes in Non-human Primates," Vas Michopoulos, assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Emory University and a Research Associate at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center.

Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences

500 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, March 1, 2017
6:30 pm

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Men’s Basketball vs. Auburn

Athletics

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, March 1, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: Maggie Snyder and Tim Lovelace

Performing Arts, Free Events

Maggie Snyder, violist of the UGA Franklin Quartet and faculty member of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, will perform a concert with guest artist, Tim Lovelace. The recital features works from Schumann, Julius Röntgen, Garrett Byrnes and the world-premiere of a solo viola piece by world-renowned composer Libby Larsen.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 2, 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, March 2, 2017
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Read Across UGA Day

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Free Events

Join First Book UGA to learn about barriers to literacy in this community. They are partnering with various literacy-based organizations around UGA and Athens that will have fun activities addressing their causes. There will be food and a Doctor Seuss-themed bake sale.

Tate Student Center, Tate Plaza

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 2, 2017
3:30 pm

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2017 Edith House Lecture

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

"Reflections on My Journey as a Mother and a Judge," U.S. District Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. The Edith House Lecture Series brings outstanding female legal scholars and practitioners to Athens.

Hirsch Hall, Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom

225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 2, 2017
7:00 pm

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Global Georgia Initiative: Screening of “500 Years”

Films, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

The Sundance-selected 2017 documentary 500 Years continues the story of the Guatemalan indigenous Mayan peoples’ human rights struggle that began in director Pamela Yates’s earlier films When the Mountains Tremble (1983) and Granito: How to Nail a Dictator (2011). Yates and Paco de Onís, producer of 500 Years and Granito, will take part in a discussion following the screening.

CAGTECH

111 Riverbend Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, March 3, 2017
11:30 am

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International Coffee Hour

Multicultural, Free Events

International Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings together UGA students, faculty, staff and community members over coffee and international cuisine. This program offers a unique experience to engage in conversation with people of different cultures and backgrounds. Each week is hosted by a different student organization or department on campus. Coordinated by the Department of International Student Life, UGA’s International Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the U.S.

Memorial Hall, Ballroom

101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, March 3, 2017
5:00 pm

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Baseball vs. UAB

Athletics

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, March 4, 2017
1:00 pm

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Baseball vs. UAB

Athletics

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, March 4, 2017
2:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball at Arkansas

Athletics

Fayetteville, AR Get directions
Sun, March 5, 2017
1:00 pm

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Baseball vs. UAB

Athletics

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, March 5, 2017
2:00 pm

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Gymnastics vs. Alabama

Athletics

Children-only autographs post-meet.

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
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