Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

October 2014

Saturday, October 04, 2014
October 4, 2014
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Exhibition: “Boxers and Backbeats”

Exhibitions, Visual Arts

"Boxers and Backbeats: Tomata du Plenty and the West Coast Punk Scene." Through Jan. 4. David Xavier Harrigan, a.k.a., Tomata du Plenty was one of the founders of Seattle’s early-1970s punk scene with the Ze Whiz Kidz counterculture theatre troupe and fronted acclaimed synth-punk band the Screamers.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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October 4, 2014
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Exhibition: “The ... of E6, part of Athens Celebrates Elephant Six”

Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Through Jan. 4. Although Elephant Six is best known for its music, the visual arts have always played a defining role in the collective’s activities, from album covers and show posters to theatrical stage presences. Includes works of art used for album covers, along with other examples of the visual culture that helped define the Elephant Six. Artists with work in the exhibition include William Cullen Hart, David Barnes, Jeff Mangum, Steve Keene, Jill Carnes and Terry Rowlett.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Tuesday, October 07, 2014
October 7, 2014
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Exhibition: “Every Sole Has A Story”

Exhibitions

This student-made artistic project of decorated shoes to educate and to give voice to survivors’ stories will be on display through Oct. 23.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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Sunday, October 12, 2014
October 12, 2014
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Exhibition: “Wild Flowers, Wild Places”

Exhibitions

Through Nov. 23. Carol and Hugh Nourse are freelance photographers specializing in plants and their habitats in Georgia and the Southeast.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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Monday, October 13, 2014
October 13, 2014
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Exhibition: “The Clothesline Project”

Exhibitions

Through Oct. 24. The Clothesline Project is a visual testimonial of T-shirts created by those whose lives have been affected by relationship violence, sexual assault, abuse and child sexual abuse.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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Friday, October 17, 2014
October 17, 2014
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Women’s Tennis at ITA Southeast Regionals

Athletics

Through Oct. 20.

Atlanta, GA
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October 17, 2014
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Exhibition: “Jiman Choi: Traces of Silence”

Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Through Nov. 6. Visiting artist in ceramics Jiman Choi will exhibit a new body of work developed while in Athens.

Lamar Dodd School of Art
270 River Road
Athens, GA
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Saturday, October 18, 2014
October 18, 2014
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Women’s Tennis at ITF Macon $25K

Athletics

Through Oct. 26.

Macon , GA
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October 18, 2014
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Exhibition: “Emilio Pucci in America”

Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Through Feb. 1. Inspired by Emilio Pucci's brief tenure as a student in horticulture at UGA in 1935, this exhibition celebrates the Italian designer's time in the U.S. and his 100th birthday.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Monday, October 20, 2014
October 20, 2014
9:00 am

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Open Enrollment Info Session

Other

Faculty and staff benefits information for 2015 will be discussed.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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October 20, 2014
12:20 pm

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Guest Lecture: David Folkenflik

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Award-winning journalist David Folkenflik has been NPR’s media correspondent since 2004. He previously covered media and politics for the "Baltimore Sun" and edited the 2011 book "Page One: Inside 'The New York Times' and the Future of Journalism." He has covered Rupert Murdoch and News Corp extensively and has been a frequent commentator on the hacking scandal in both the U.S. and the U.K. Folkenflik most recently authored the 2013 book "Murdoch’s World: The Last of the Old Media Empires."

Journalism Building
120 Hooper Street
Athens, GA
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October 20, 2014
1:30 pm

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Panel Discussion on Research Funding

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Research Funding Strategies for Graduates Students and Postdocs." This panel discussion will focus on research funding strategies for graduate students and postdocs in the humanities and arts. This event will be hosted by the Willson Center and the Graduate School.

Jackson Street Building
285 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA
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October 20, 2014
2:30 pm

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Seminar: Douglas Anderson

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

“Commercial Poultry Industry and Backyard Flocks...Walking the Thin Red Line (As a Poultry Diagnostician),” Dr. Douglas A. Anderson, veterinary director with the Georgia Poultry Laboratory Network, South District.

Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center
953 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA
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October 20, 2014
6:00 pm

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HOPE Rising Kickoff Meeting

Meetings

This will be the kickoff meeting of HOPE Rising at UGA, a chapter of HOPE International. The organization's mission is to educate this generation of poverty alleviation through business. Participants will be discussing the goals and structure of the organization.

Library | Main
320 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA
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October 20, 2014
6:00 pm

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Recital: Joshua Bynum

Performing Arts

Hugh Hodgson School of Music professor of trombone Joshua Bynum will give a recital. Tickets for the performance are available from the UGA Performing Arts Center box office at pac.uga.edu or by calling 706-542-4400.

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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October 20, 2014
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Symphonic Band

Performing Arts

The UGA Symphonic Band, under the direction of conductor Michael Robinson, will give a free performance.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
October 21, 2014
12:30 pm

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Global Capitalism Initiative Workshop

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Wage Slaves and Revolutionists: The Historical Background of Jack London's 'The Iron Heel.'" The Global Capitalism Initiative will be reading and commenting on a chapter from Jon Falsarella Dawso ‘s book manuscript, "The California Naturalists: Frank Norris, Jack London, and John Steinbeck." The piece focuses on Jack London’s dystopian novel "The Iron Heel." Dawson situates "The Iron Heel" within its historical context, examining how London incorporated events from his contemporary society into a representation of a capitalist oligarchy that subjugates labor for centuries until a successful revolution.

LeConte Hall
250 Baldwin St
Athens, GA
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October 21, 2014
12:30 pm

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Law School Dean Candidate Presentation

Other

A presentation by Mark P. McKenna, a candidate for UGA Law School dean and currently professor and associate dean for faculty research and development in the University of Notre Dame Law School.

Dean Rusk Hall
225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA
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October 21, 2014
1:00 pm

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Open Enrollment Info Session

Other

Faculty and staff benefits information for 2015 will be discussed.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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October 21, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour at Two

Tours

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
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October 21, 2014
5:00 pm

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Tree Identification Workshop

Classes and Workshops

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
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October 21, 2014
5:30 pm

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Study Abroad 101: Health and Safety Abroad

Classes and Workshops, Multicultural

Participants will discuss issues related to safety, alcohol and health abroad. This session is vital for those students planning on studying abroad within the next year.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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October 21, 2014
6:00 pm

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Class: Soap Making 101

Classes and Workshops

"Beginning Cold Process Soapmaking." This is a beginning-level soapmaking class designed to teach students to make soap by hand at home. The main focus of this class is the "cold process" soapmaking method. Students must be 16 or older since making soap from scratch involves working with lye.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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October 21, 2014
6:00 pm

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Scream on the Green

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Films

A fall festival with a large-screen viewing of "Hocus Pocus." The movie starts at 7 p.m.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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October 21, 2014
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Philharmonia

Performing Arts

The UGA Philharmonia will hold its fall concert. The ensemble is mostly comprised of non-music major string performers.

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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October 21, 2014
8:00 pm

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Graduate Acting Ensemble Performance

Performing Arts

The Graduate Acting Ensemble will present "Danny and the Deep Blue Sea," John Patrick Shanley's drama about the power of human connection and the struggle for self-forgiveness. Also to be performed Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. This performance features adult content and themes. Tickets must be purchased with cash.

Fine Arts Building
255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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October 21, 2014
8:00 pm

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Recital: Paul Huang

Performing Arts

The 22-year-old Taiwanese-American violinist has been hailed by "The Washington Post" as “an artist with the goods for a significant career” and praised by "The Strad" for his “stylish and polished playing.”

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
October 22, 2014
9:00 am

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Open Enrollment Info Session

Other

Faculty and staff benefits information for 2015 will be discussed.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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October 22, 2014
10:00 am

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Ideas for Creative Exploration Conversation

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

UGA alumnus and Ideas for Creative Exploration Fellow John Michael Boling will talk about his diverse experiences as a media artist, associate director of Rhizome and leader of an Internet startup.

Lamar Dodd School of Art
270 River Road
Athens, GA
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October 22, 2014
1:25 pm

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Ecology/ICON Conservation Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"The Longleaf Pine Ecosystem: Ecology and Restoration of the FIRE FOREST," Kay Kirkman, Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center.

Ecology Building
140 East Green Street
Athens, GA
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October 22, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two

Tours, Visual Arts

"Aspects of Modernism: American Art of the 1920s and 1930s." Join Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, for a tour of the permanent collection.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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October 22, 2014
2:30 pm

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Graduate Portfolio in Community Engagement Information Session

Meetings

The Graduate Portfolio in Community Engagement is a voluntary, non-credit recognition and professional development program for graduate and professional students in any field.

Office of Service-Learning Building
1242 1/2 S. Lumpkin St
Athens, GA
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October 22, 2014
3:15 pm

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Georgia Educator Ethics Assessment Workshop

Classes and Workshops

As of Jan. 1, 2015, all teacher candidates will be required to take and pass the Georgia Educator Ethics Assessment. Members of the Professional Association of Georgia Educators will be here to provide tips on what teacher candidates need to know about the assessment and how it impacts them. This event is for College of Education students.

Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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October 22, 2014
3:30 pm

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Meeting: University Council—CANCELED

Meetings

This meeting was canceled due to a lack of agenda items.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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October 22, 2014
4:00 pm

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McGill Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Antonio Mora, the Peabody Award-winning host of Al Jazeera America's "Consider This," will present the next McGill Lecture.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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October 22, 2014
4:00 pm

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Walk-in Flu Shot Clinic

Health

Walk-ins can receive a flu shot.

University Health Center
370 River Road
Athens, GA
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October 22, 2014
4:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: Saša Poljanec-Borić

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Conservation, Rehabilitation, Gentrification: Current Problems of Designing Meaningful Spaces in Central and South Eastern Europe," Saša Poljanec-Borić, a Research Fellow at the Ivo Pilar Institute of Social Sciences in Zagreb, Croatia.

Jackson Street Building
285 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA
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October 22, 2014
5:00 pm

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Concha-Holmes Reception

Receptions and Recognitions

A reception with ecological anthropologist and filmmaker Amanda Concha-Holmes, who will be on campus as a Willson Center Short-Term Visiting Fellow. Part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute (LACSI)
290 S. Hull Street
Athens, GA
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October 22, 2014
6:00 pm

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Internship Informational Session

Meetings

An informational session with the T. Howard Foundation. Participants will learn about paid internship opportunities with companies like CNN, Turner, ViaCom, HBO, ESPN, AMC Networks and other media companies. Shakira Smiler, an assistant manager of the internship program, will speak. Hosted by the The Professional Entertainment and Sports Association at Terry.

Sanford Hall
312 Herty Drive
Athens, GA
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October 22, 2014
6:30 pm

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Documentary Screening: “Who Owns Water?”

Films

This event will serve as the Athens premiere for the documentary "Who Owns Water?," which follows two brothers as they paddle from the headwaters of the Chattahoochee and Flint rivers in Georgia all the way to the Apalachicola River and ultimately the Gulf of Mexico. Also the event will serve as the Athens launch party for the "Chattahoochee River Users Guide" by Joe Cook, released in August by the University of Georgia Press. Sponsored by the Environmental Ethics Certificate Program.

Ciné
234 W. Hancock Ave.
Athens, GA
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October 22, 2014
7:00 pm

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Science Cafe: Caree Cotwright

Health, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Food for Thought: Nutrition and Childhood Obesity Science Cafe," Caree Cotwright, an assistant professor of foods and nutrition in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. Co-sponsored by the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies and the Clarke County School District.

Chase Street Elementary School
757 N. Chase St.
Athens, GA
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Thursday, October 23, 2014
October 23, 2014
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Diwali

Holidays

October 23, 2014
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Withdrawal Deadline for Fall Semester

Official University Events, Upcoming Deadlines

October 23, 2014
9:30 am

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Center for Teaching and Learning Workshop

Classes and Workshops

"What Research Tells Us About How People Learn: Practical Implications for College Teaching." Over the years, a great deal of research has been produced regarding how people learn; however, in many cases, this research hasn’t been translated to inform actual classroom practice. In this highly interactive session, participants will explore elements of learning research that have the greatest applicability for the college classroom.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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October 23, 2014
12:30 pm

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Engineering Graduate Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Aggregation and Control of Flexible Loads in Smart Grids: Electric Vehicle Case," Javad Mohammadpour. Moderated by Bobby Wainright and Rebecca Oglesby-Miller.

Driftmier Engineering Center
597 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA
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October 23, 2014
4:00 pm

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Guest Lecture: Todd Frankel

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

“Eyewitness to Ebola: A Journalist’s Perspective,” Wade Williams, Todd C. Frankel, a reporter with The Washington Post who has been reporting on the Ebola outbreak for several months. In August, Frankel spent 10 days in Sierra Leone, returning to the U.S. Sept. 1.

Chapel
109 Herty Field
Athens, GA
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October 23, 2014
4:00 pm

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Ideas for Creative Exploration Conversation

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

A conversation with Amanda Concha-Holmes, a Willson Center Visiting Artist who works as a visual and ecological anthropologist to embrace the notion of applied documentary filmmaking. She promotes the use of art, sound, videography and an inclination for anthropological insight to improve collaborative conservation projects that raise awareness of intersections of power dynamics.

Lamar Dodd School of Art
270 River Road
Athens, GA
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October 23, 2014
5:30 pm

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Alfred Heber Holbrook Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts

Carl Brandon Strehlke, an adjunct curator of the John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, will deliver the keynote speech of the Andrew Ladis Trecento Symposium. The lecture is titled "Curating the Renaissance."

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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October 23, 2014
5:30 pm

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Octobeefest

Classes and Workshops

Hosted by the UGA Bug Dawgs in the entomology department. Participants will learn about the importance of bees and pollination.

Terrapin Brewery
265 Newton Bridge Road
Athens, GA
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October 23, 2014
6:00 pm

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Guest Artist Recital: Ani Berberian

Performing Arts

Tech. Sgt. Ani Berberian, a clarinetist in the U.S. Air Force Band, will visit the Hugh Hodgson School of Music as a guest artist. As part of her visit, Berberian will hold a free recital. Berberian has served on the faculties at the University of Colorado-Boulder, Missouri State University, Concordia University and the Missouri Fine Arts Academy.

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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October 23, 2014
6:30 pm

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Film: “God’s Not Dead”

Films

Hosted by Sigma Alpha Omega. Popcorn and hot chocolate will be on sale with funds raised going to the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance. The movie will start at 7 p.m. This event is open to UGA students, faculty and staff members.

Myers Hall
1055 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA
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October 23, 2014
7:00 pm

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Anthropocene Lecture Series Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Pestilence in the 21st Century: Are Diseases Moving Out of Control?," Sonia Altizer, Odum School of Ecology. Part of the Anthropocene Lecture Series.

Chapel
109 Herty Field
Athens, GA
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October 23, 2014
8:00 pm

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Concert: Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs

Performing Arts

The Men's and Women's Glee clubs will present their fall concert. The choirs, two of the oldest musical organizations on campus, are led by conductor J.D. Burnett and present the performance free of charge.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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Friday, October 24, 2014
October 24, 2014
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Women’s Golf at Stanford Intercollegiate

Athletics

Stanford University Golf Course
Stanford, CA
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October 24, 2014
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Women’s Tennis at Ole Miss Invitational

Athletics

Through Oct. 26.

Oxford, MS
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October 24, 2014
9:00 am

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Red Flag Friday

Health, Other

Participants can create a red flag and learn how to identify “red flags” of an unhealthy vs. healthy relationship. To include games, resources, giveaways and more.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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October 24, 2014
10:00 am

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Interdisciplinary Conference in Linguistics

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

Through Oct. 26. The first Interdisciplinary Conference in Linguistics is hosted by the Linguistics Society at UGA. There will be more than 20 different talks given by linguistic professionals from all over the world as well as four plenary talks that showcase the importance of interdisciplinary research. Tickets can be purchased by emailing LSUGA2014@gmail.com.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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October 24, 2014
11:00 am

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Guest Lecture: April Merleaux

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"The Agrarian Origins of the War on Drugs," April Merleaux, an assistant professor of history at Florida International University. This event is part of the Workshop in History and Geography of Food, Place and Power, hosted by the department of history and the department of geography with support from the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.

LeConte Hall
250 Baldwin St
Athens, GA
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October 24, 2014
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Andrew Ladis Trecento Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Visual Arts

Cosponsored by the Lamar Dodd School of Art. This symposium in memory of scholar Andrew Ladis celebrates both his love of trecento painting and his commitment to its display, study and preservation in a museum context. Funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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October 24, 2014
12:20 pm

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Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Critical Reflections on Teaching in Women's Studies at the University of Georgia," Nichole Ray, Women's Studies. This event is a First-Year Odyssey event.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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October 24, 2014
3:15 pm

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UGA Geography Colloquium

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"The Sugar Tariff and the Spatial Logic of American Empire," April Merleaux, an assistant professor in the Department of History at Florida International University.

Geography and Geology
210 Field St.
Athens, GA
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October 24, 2014
7:00 pm

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Author Reading: Julia Elliott

Literary Arts

Acclaimed fiction writer Julia Elliott will present a free, public reading in celebration of the publication of her debut short-story collection "The Wilds," published by Tin House Books. Opening for Elliott will be Atlanta-based poet L.S. McKee. The event is sponsored by "The Georgia Review" and the UGA Creative Writing Program.

The Globe
199 N. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA
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October 24, 2014
7:30 pm

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Volleyball at Texas A&M

Athletics

College Station, TX
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October 24, 2014
8:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer at Alabama

Athletics

Tuscaloosa, AL
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Saturday, October 25, 2014
October 25, 2014
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Al-Hijra

Holidays

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

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Salamander and Stream Ecology Ramble

Recreation and Fitness

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
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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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
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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October 25, 2014
11:00 am

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Equestrian at Baylor

Athletics

Waco, TX
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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
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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Sunday, October 26, 2014
October 26, 2014
1:30 pm

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Community Dance Day

Classes and Workshops

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
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October 26, 2014
2:00 pm

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Volleyball at LSU

Athletics

Baton Rouge, LA
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October 26, 2014
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Equestrian at SMU

Athletics

Time to be announced.

Dallas, TX
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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
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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October 26, 2014
6:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Kentucky

Athletics

Turner Soccer Complex
2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA
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Monday, October 27, 2014
October 27, 2014
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2014 Benefits Open Enrollment

Other

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

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

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Learning Workshop

Classes and Workshops

“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
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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October 27, 2014
2:30 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

Family and Graduate Housing Office
710 East Campus Road
Athens, GA
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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
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October 27, 2014
4:00 pm

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Gregory Distinguished Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"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
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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October 27, 2014
6:00 pm

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Russell Library 40th Anniversary Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

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

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“The Great Debate”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

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
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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
225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA
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October 28, 2014
10:00 am

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Blood Drive

Other

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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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
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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October 28, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour at Two

Tours

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
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October 28, 2014
4:00 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"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
140 East Green Street
Athens, GA
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October 28, 2014
5:00 pm

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Tree Identification Workshop

Classes and Workshops

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
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October 28, 2014
7:00 pm

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Cafe Soul

Literary Arts, Multicultural, Performing Arts

Hosted by the Black Affairs Council, the Beta Zeta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. and Asian American Student Association. This is a multicultural talent expose during BAC Week. Spoken word artist Tro'juan Henderson will be headlining the event.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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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
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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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
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October 29, 2014
1:25 pm

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Ecology/ICON Conservation Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

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

Ecology Building
140 East Green Street
Athens, GA
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October 29, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two

Tours, Visual Arts

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
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October 29, 2014
2:00 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

Four Towers Building
400 River Road
Athens, GA
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October 29, 2014
2:00 pm

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Panel Discussion: “Negritud in Latin American Art”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

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
270 River Road
Athens, GA
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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
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October 29, 2014
4:30 pm

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Open Dialogue on Sexual Assault

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

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

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Recital: UGA Bassoon Studio

Performing Arts

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
250 River Rd.
Athens, GA
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October 29, 2014
7:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Florida

Athletics

Stegeman Coliseum
100 Smith St.
Athens, GA
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Thursday, October 30, 2014
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
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October 30, 2014
9:00 am

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Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Other

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

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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October 30, 2014
12:30 pm

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Engineering Graduate Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

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

Driftmier Engineering Center
597 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA
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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
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October 30, 2014
4:15 pm

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Music in Athens: A Sacred Harp Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

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

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Recital: UGA Percussion Ensemble

Performing Arts

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

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UGA Hockey vs. Clemson

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

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Women’s Soccer at Texas A&M

Athletics

College Station, TX
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October 30, 2014
8:00 pm

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Faculty Recital: Reid Messich

Performing Arts

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
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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Friday, October 31, 2014
October 31, 2014
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Students’ Fall Break

Official University Events

October 31, 2014
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Cross Country at SEC Championships

Athletics

Tuscaloosa, AL
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October 31, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tour of “Vince Dooley: A Retrospective, 1954-1988”

Tours

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
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