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Sat, September 23, 2017
9:00 am

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Class: Fall Wildflowers of the Georgia Piedmont

Classes and Workshops, Other

Gardens, roadsides and meadows are aglow with color in the fall. In this class, students will learn to recognize the most common fall-blooming wildflowers in the Georgia Piedmont and be introduced to the basic botanical terminology used in identifying and describing fall-flowering plants, with an emphasis on plants in the Aster (composite) Family.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plant Studies

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, September 23, 2017
9:00 am

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Workshop: Salad Foraging - CANCELLED

Classes and Workshops, Health

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. In this UGArden workshop taught by Noelle Fuller, participants will learn about foraging and seasonal medicinal herbs (cultivated and growing wild) that can be harvested to add nutrition and flavor to salads.

UGArden
2500 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, September 23, 2017
9:30 am

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25th Annual Insect-ival

Classes and Workshops

Join garden staff and volunteers for this creepy, crawly family festival. Discovery stations, roach and beetle races, an insect café, puppet shows and, of course, a lot of live insects will also highlight this year’s event.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, September 23, 2017
7:00 pm

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Football vs. Mississippi State

Athletics

Televised by ESPN.

Sanford Stadium

Sanford Drive and Field Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, September 24, 2017
2:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Vanderbilt

Athletics, Free Events

Turner Soccer Complex

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, September 24, 2017
2:30 pm

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The Last Witch

Performing Arts

Scotland, 1727. An eccentric widow’s refusal to deny charges of witchcraft sets her at odds with a new sheriff, threatening not only her life but that of her daughter. Performances run Sept. 22, 26-30 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 24 & Oct. 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building Cellar Theatre.

Fine Arts Building, Cellar Theatre

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, September 24, 2017
3:00 pm

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Concert: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs Leonard Bernstein’s Symphony No. 2, The Age of Anxiety

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, September 25, 2017
6:30 pm

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Class: Fundamentals of Photography

Classes and Workshops

Participants will learn about lighting, composition, lenses, portraiture basics, creative uses of shutter and aperture, and more.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, September 25, 2017
6:30 pm

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Film Screening and Discussion: “Released”

Films, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Released: When Does the Sentence End?" is a 45 minute documentary that examines how people released from prison continue to pay for the mistakes of their past while still holding out hope for the future. The screening will be followed by a discussion with some of the people in the film and members of UGA faculty. Sponsored by the Center for Social Justice, Human and Civil Rights and the Davenport-Benham chapter of the Black Law Students Association.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 271

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 26, 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, September 26, 2017
3:30 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Effective and Evolutionarily Robust Antibiotics," Sam Brown, associate professor of biological sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology. A reception follows the seminar at 4:30 p.m. in the lobby, hosted by Andrew Park.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 26, 2017
4:00 pm

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German Election Roundtable

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

With Chancellor Angela Merkel up for a fourth term amid challenges from the Social Democrats and the populist Alternative for Germany, the election of Sept. 24 holds the potential to reshape German politics. The Transnational European Studies program, the Germanic and Slavic Studies department and SPIA present this roundtable discussion of the elections in Germany and Europe, 2016-17. Speakers include Alex Sager (Germanic and Slavic Studies), Markus Crepaz (SPIA), Cas Mudde (SPIA) and Jan Uelzmann (Georgia Tech). Refreshments will follow the event.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 268

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 26, 2017
8:00 pm

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The Last Witch

Performing Arts

Scotland, 1727. An eccentric widow’s refusal to deny charges of witchcraft sets her at odds with a new sheriff, threatening not only her life but that of her daughter. Performances run Sept. 22, 26-30 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 24 & Oct. 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building Cellar Theatre.

Fine Arts Building, Cellar Theatre

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 27, 2017
11:00 am

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Research Seminar Series: Dr. Andrew Mesecar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Ubiquitin Specific Proteases (USPs) as Emerging Therapeutic Targets," Dr. Andrew Mesecar.

Pharmacy South, Room 201

240 W. Green St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 27, 2017
1:35 pm

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Conservation Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

“Trans-boundary Conservation of Migratory Species: The Monarch Butterfly as a Case Study,” Sonia Altizer, UGA Athletic Association Professor of Ecology.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 27, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: “Modern Masters from the Giuliano Ceseri Collection”

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join docents for a tour of the exhibition.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 27, 2017
3:30 pm

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University Council Meeting

Meetings

The first meeting of the University Council for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 27, 2017
8:00 pm

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The Last Witch

Performing Arts

Scotland, 1727. An eccentric widow’s refusal to deny charges of witchcraft sets her at odds with a new sheriff, threatening not only her life but that of her daughter. Performances run Sept. 22, 26-30 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 24 & Oct. 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building Cellar Theatre.

Fine Arts Building, Cellar Theatre

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 28, 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, September 28, 2017
11:00 am

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Microbiology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Generating Functional tRNAs in Escherichia coli" by Sidney Kushner, Distinghished Research Professor, Department of Genetics.

Biological Sciences Building, Room 404D

120 Cedar St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 28, 2017
11:00 am

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Microbiology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Generating Functional tRNAs in Escherichia coli" by Dr. Sidney Kushner, Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Genentics.

Biological Sciences Building, Room 404D

120 Cedar St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 28, 2017
6:30 pm

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Studio Workshop: Drawing

Classes and Workshops, Visual Arts

Join Athens-based artist and educator Brian Hitselberger for a four-part series of drawing courses that serves as an introduction to techniques and materials. Both enthusiastic beginners and more seasoned practitioners are welcome. Topics to be covered include contour, value, simplification and detail, drawing on-the-fly and more focused, detailed methods of mark-making. All sessions will use the museum's collection as source material, including its archives and many works not regularly on display. Participants will be introduced to brush and ink washes, ink pen, colored pencil and hard and soft graphite. The cost of the course is a $15 materials fee, which will cover all necessary supplies for the four sessions (Sept. 7, 14, 21 and 28). Space is limited; call 706-542-8863 or email callan@uga.edu to register.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 28, 2017
8:00 pm

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The Last Witch

Performing Arts

Scotland, 1727. An eccentric widow’s refusal to deny charges of witchcraft sets her at odds with a new sheriff, threatening not only her life but that of her daughter. Performances run Sept. 22, 26-30 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 24 & Oct. 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building Cellar Theatre.

Fine Arts Building, Cellar Theatre

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 29, 2017
10:10 am

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TLSS: Dan Cathy

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

The Terry Leadership Speaker Series (TLSS) presented by the Institute for Leadership Advancement brings well-known leaders from a variety of organizations to share their unique leadership styles and experiences with students. Dan T. Cathy is chairman and chief executive officer of Chick-fil-A, Inc. and is a member of the company's board of directors and executive committee.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 29, 2017
11:00 am

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FACS Tabling at Tate

Tours, Other, Free Events

Learn more about the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at this tabling event. Visit to learn how the College of Family and Consumer Sciences develops strong leaders for careers in business and finance, counseling and therapy, education, fashion, residential interior design, journalism, nutrition, and youth development.

Tate Student Center, Third Floor

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 29, 2017
12:20 pm

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Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series Lecture

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

"Feeding Hunger, Reducing Waste: Reflections on Women's Studies, Civic Engagement, and Telos in Teaching/Learning about Food," Cecilia Herles, Women's Studies.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 213

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 29, 2017
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Equestrian at Fresno State

Athletics

Fresno, CA Get directions
Fri, September 29, 2017
3:30 pm

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Romance Languages Faculty Colloquium: Emily Sahakian

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Restaging Black Histories: Edouard Glissant's Popular Theatre, from Martinique to UGA,” Emily Sahakian

Gilbert Hall, Room 118

210 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 29, 2017
8:00 pm

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The Last Witch

Performing Arts

Scotland, 1727. An eccentric widow’s refusal to deny charges of witchcraft sets her at odds with a new sheriff, threatening not only her life but that of her daughter. Performances run Sept. 22, 26-30 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 24 & Oct. 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building Cellar Theatre.

Fine Arts Building, Cellar Theatre

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
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