Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

August 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
August 16, 2016
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UGA Continuing Education Photography Exhibit

Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Through Sept. 30. The UGA Center for Continuing Education's Photography Certificate Program Graduate Exhibition is on display.

Bertlesmann Building, Athens Academy
1281 Spartan Lane
Athens, GA
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
August 23, 2016
6:00 pm

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LSAT Prep Course

Classes and Workshops

Through Sept. 20. This program covers each aspect of the test in complete detail, offering concrete techniques for solving even the most challenging items on the test. Special attention is paid to learning how to recognize and set up logic games in the analytical reasoning section.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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Sunday, August 28, 2016
August 28, 2016
1:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Cal State Fullerton

Athletics

Turner Soccer Complex
2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA
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August 28, 2016
2:00 pm

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Opening Reception

Receptions and Recognitions, Visual Arts, Women’s Resources

Opening reception for painter Judy Bolton Jarrett's exhibit, "300 Seasons: A Colorful Journey." This exhibition will feature a new collection of original paintings—impressionistic landscapes and florals, as well as contemporary designs in watermedia and mixed media, featuring textured paintings executed with palette knife, as well as elements of collage.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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Monday, August 29, 2016
August 29, 2016
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Orientation Leader Application Opens

Upcoming Deadlines

The application process for the 2017 Orientation Leader team opens. Applications due Oct. 10.

August 29, 2016
10:00 am

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Learning Session: Metacognition is the Key!

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Saundra Yancy McGuire will lead this session on the importance of helping students acquire simple but effective learning strategies based on cognitive science principles. Participants will engage in interactive reflection activities that will allow them to experience strategies that significantly improve learning while transforming student attitudes about the meaning of learning.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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August 29, 2016
2:30 pm

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Learning Session: Metacognition - Key to Accelerated Success for Graduate Students & Their Students

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Learning Session: Metacognition - The Key to Accelerated Success for Graduate Students and Their Students

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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August 29, 2016
3:30 pm

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Sustainable Food Systems Initiative Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

“Regenerative Agriculture Using Pasture-Based Livestock Systems," Dennis Hancock, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences and forage extension specialist. This monthly seminar series, sponsored by the Sustainable Food Systems Initiative, is designed for UGA faculty to share their related research and activities with other faculty, staff and students. There will be ample opportunities for questions and cross-disciplinary discussion.

Conner Hall
147 Cedar Street
Athens, GA
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August 29, 2016
6:00 pm

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Learning Session: Metacognition - The Key to Acing Courses!

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

This interactive session will introduce students to cognitive, science-based learning strategies that help all students experience meaningful, transferable learning.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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Tuesday, August 30, 2016
August 30, 2016
9:30 am

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Associate Provost for International Education Finalist Presentation

Other

Finalist: Jane Gatewood, associate provost for global engagement at the University of Rochester.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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August 30, 2016
3:30 pm

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UGA Staff Council Executive Committee

Meetings

Monthly meeting of the UGA Staff Council Executive Committee.

Conner Hall
147 Cedar Street
Athens, GA
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August 30, 2016
6:30 pm

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GLOBES Reception, Athens PRIDE Spectrum Film Festival

Films, Receptions and Recognitions

GLOBES will host its annual fall reception prior to the screening of "Entre Nous." Richard Newport, profess or French film studies, will introduce the film.

Ciné
234 W. Hancock Ave.
Athens, GA
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August 30, 2016
7:00 pm

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FSA General Body Meeting

Meetings, Multicultural, Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Other

Learn about the Filipino Student Association.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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August 30, 2016
8:00 pm

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Swing Dance Night in the Garden

Classes and Workshops, Performing Arts, Recreation and Fitness

Casual evening of social swing dancing starts with beginner and intermediate dance lessons from 8-9 p.m., then everyone gathers for social dance from 9-11 p.m.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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August 30, 2016
8:00 pm

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Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series: David Starkweather

Performing Arts

David Starkweather, professor of cello, will perform works from the cello repertoire, displaying the talent that earned him the praise of famed French cellist Pierre Fournier, who called Starkweather “one of the best cellists of his generation.”

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, August 31, 2016
August 31, 2016
9:00 am

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Flower Arranging Unit 1 Class

Classes and Workshops

"Line/Line Mass Design." Upon completion of all five units, students will be awarded the basic design certificate from the Garden Club of Georgia. Courses do not need to be completed in order.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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August 31, 2016
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts

Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, will lead a tour of the newly reinstalled permanent collection galleries.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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August 31, 2016
2:00 pm

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Workshop: Exploring Discussion in the FYO

Classes and Workshops

This workshop will explore various discussion strategies by modeling research-based techniques for increased student participation via discussion.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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August 31, 2016
5:30 pm

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Zumba at the Garden

Classes and Workshops, Recreation and Fitness

Zumba combines hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program. Classes are held every Wednesday.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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August 31, 2016
6:00 pm

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WatchDawgs: Bystander Intervention Program

Classes and Workshops, Health, Multicultural, Women’s Resources

WatchDawgs is a discussion-based bystander intervention program. Discuss with peers how to identify potentially risky situations and learn the skills to step up and help a peer in need while maintaining your own safety. Participants will work through realistic and interactive skill building scenarios and learn about resources available in the UGA community.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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