Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

October 17, 2017

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October 17, 2017
8:30 am -

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State of Public Health Conference

Classes and Workshops, Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Health, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Now in its sixth year, the State of Public Health (SOPH) Conference at the University of Georgia is a day-long annual gathering focused on fostered on meaningful, constructive dialogue and practical solutions for Georgia’s public health challenges.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
October 17, 2017
2:00 pm -

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Tuesday Tour at Two

Tours

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
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
October 17, 2017
3:00 pm -

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Student Success Workshop: Withdrawing from a Class

Classes and Workshops

At this workshop students will learn about how withdrawing from a class can impact financial aid, HOPE eligibility, housing, progression through major and overall degree completion.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
October 17, 2017
3:30 pm -

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Disease-driven Movement," Allison Shaw, assistant professor of ecology, evolution, and behavior at the University of Minnesota. A reception will follow the seminar at 4:30 p.m. in the lobby, hosted by Richard Hall and Sonia Altizer.

Ecology Building
140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
October 17, 2017
4:00 pm -

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ServeUGA: Bulldog Basics

Service / Volunteer Opportunities

Join ServeUGA this semester for volunteering opportunities with Bulldog Basics, a campus resource, formerly knowns as the hygiene closet, located in Dawson Hall that provides access to hygiene items for students in need.

Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
October 17, 2017
7:00 pm -

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Seminar: Universal Compassion

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Universal Compassion: Modern Buddhism and Altruism," Gen Monrub, resident teacher of the Kadampa Meditation Center in Atlanta. Part of the Religion and the Common Good Seminar, supported by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
October 17, 2017
7:00 pm -

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Cinema Politique: “Yawar Mallku”

Films, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Film screening and discussion. Film summary: "Yawar Mallku" (Blood of the Condor) is a 1969 film by Jorge Sanjinés. Set in Bolivia, the film tells the story of a Peace Corps-like American agency that is secretly sterilizing indigenous women under the guise of providing health care, provoking an uprising by the targeted population. Based upon information shared with the filmmaker by the indigenous population. Discussant: Khédija Gadhoum specializes in contemporary Latin American literature and culture. A widely-published poet, she is the Spanish language supervisor in the Department of Romance Languages at the University of Georgia.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
October 17, 2017
8:00 pm -

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Concert: Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock and Roll

Performing Arts

With a cast consisting of stars from Broadway’s greatest rock musicals, as well as incredible rock and roll singers, award-winning composer/producer Neil Berg tells the fascinating story of the groundbreaking music that changed the world.

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions