Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

April 2014

Saturday, April 12, 2014
April 12, 2014
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Master of Fine Arts Degree Candidates Exhibition

Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Through May 4. The annual display by graduating MFA candidates at the Lamar Dodd School of Art.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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April 12, 2014
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Thinc. Entrepreneurial Week

Other

Thinc. Entrepreneurial Week, a celebration of entrepreneurial spirit at UGA, features a variety of new and ongoing programs and events to help UGA students, faculty and staff see the world of opportunities both local and global, and to start something in response.

Monday, April 14, 2014
April 14, 2014
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Passover

Holidays

Jewish religious holiday that begins at sundown on April 14.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
April 16, 2014
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Women’s Tennis at SEC Championship

Athletics

Through April 20.

Columbia, MO
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Thursday, April 17, 2014
April 17, 2014
10:00 am

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Thank a Donor Day

Other

The UGA community is invited to express their gratitude to loyal UGA donors for their generosity. Food and prizes will be included.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
11:30 am

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Local Arts and Culture Business Summit

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Part of Thinc. Entrepreneurial Week. A public forum for local arts and culture business owners to share experiences, best practices and advocate for the best ways to support local arts entrepreneurs in the future.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
12:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: Jessica Handler

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Jessica Handler, author of “Braving the Fire: A Guide to Writing About Grief and Loss” will be speaking. Handler’s talk, “Writing the Tough Stuff,” will guide students through the difficulties surrounding sensitive topics such as grief and loss.

Journalism Building
120 Hooper Street
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
1:00 pm

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Lecture: Do-It-Yourself Publicity for Entrepreneurs

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Part of Thinc. Entrepreneurial Week. Amy Flurry’s lecture will educate entrepreneurs on how to refine their message, engage media and create relationships with editors and bloggers.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
3:30 pm

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Performance: Road of Creativity Ensemble

Performing Arts

Part of Thinc. Entrepreneurial Week. The Road of Creativity Ensemble will perform a concert featuring music by Queen, Leonard Cohen, Radiohead, Charlie Daniels Band and Mumford & Sons.

Chapel
109 Herty Field
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
4:00 pm

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Athens Music Project Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

The Athens Music Project is a Willson Center Faculty Research Cluster co-directed by Susan Thomas, an associate professor of music and women’s studies, and Jean Ngoya Kidula, an associate professor of music and African studies. It provides a platform for research, creative development and shared expertise in, about and for Athens’ diverse musical communities. The AMP Symposium is organized to present current academic research on the history of music in Athens, as well as to provide a forum for key participants in the Athens music scene to share their observations, insights and analysis of its past, present and future.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
4:00 pm

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Guest Lecture: David Tovar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

David Tovar, vice president of communications at Walmart, currently provides strategic direction and oversight for Walmart’s crisis communications, executive communications, consumer and brand public relations, global e-commerce communications, digital and social media, financial and legal communications and corporate social responsibility communications.

Journalism Building
120 Hooper Street
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
5:00 pm

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Guest Lecture: Mustafa Akyol

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Islam Without Extremes: A Muslim Case For Liberty," Mustafa Akyol journalist. Akyol's articles appeared in publications such as "Foreign Affairs," "The Washington Post," "The Wall Street Journal" and many others. He has spoken on many platforms, including the Council on Foreign Relations, Brookings Institution and the TED conference.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
5:00 pm

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Extreme Networking: Jumpstart Your Idea

Other

Part of Thinc. Entrepreneurial Week. Students will learn learn how to make an elevator pitch and sell their idea to a busy investor or potential partner in a few minutes time, and then get some practice doing it with real investors and business professionals. Space is limited. Business casual attire required. Students are asked to arrive with an idea in mind.

April 17, 2014
5:00 pm

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Drawing In The Galleries

Visual Arts

Visitors are invited to sketch in the galleries during these hours. No instruction provided. Pencils only.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
5:30 pm

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Terry Talks with Ashley Wilson

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

A roundtable discussion with Ashley Wilson of Human Cap Consulting. Food will be provided for registered guests.

Brooks Hall
310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
5:30 pm

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MFA Speaks

Exhibitions, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts

Hear Masters of Fine Arts candidates featured in the MFA exhibition talk about their work. Co-sponsored by the Lamar Dodd School of Art.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
6:00 pm

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Third Thursday

Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Six of Athens’ established venues for visual art hold “Third Thursday,” an event devoted to art in the evening hours, on the third Thursday of every month. The Georgia Museum of Art, the Lamar Dodd School of Art, Lyndon House Arts Center, Glass Cube and Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens, Ciné and ATHICA will be open to showcase their visual-arts programming

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
6:00 pm

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Meeting: Eukaryotic Microbes Club

Meetings

Lab presentation by Sabatini Lewis.

Davison Life Sciences Complex
120 East Green St.
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
6:00 pm

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Whitewater Kayak Clinic

Recreation and Fitness

Also April 18 4-8 p.m. and April 19 all day. The first session of this clinic is taught in the Ramsey Center pool and covers the basic skills needed for whitewater kayaking. Participants will learn how to paddle, how to wet exit and the skills necessary to keep them safe on the river.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
7:30 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Georgia State

Athletics

Conyers, GA
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April 17, 2014
8:00 pm

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Student Night at the Georgia Museum of Art

Exhibitions, Visual Arts, Other

Join the Student Association of the Georgia Museum of Art for a night of music, food, fun and do-it-yourself projects.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts

The UGA Symphony Orchestra presents its final concert of the academic year. The performance will feature "In the South," Edward Elgar's love-letter to the Italian countryside, as well as Johannes Brahms' powerful "German Requiem," showcasing the Hugh Hodgson School of Music Choral Ensembles.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
8:00 pm

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Performance: “Spring Awakening”

Blue Card, Performing Arts

The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion. Directed by Richard Garner of Georgia Shakespeare Festival. For mature audiences only. Also to be performed April 18 at 8 p.m. and April 19 at 2:30 p.m.

Fine Arts Building
255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
8:30 pm

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UGA Observatory Open House

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Tours

Viewing will take place in the UGA Observatory atop the Physics Building, which is reached via a staircase on the fourth floor of the Physics Building. If the weather is clear, then planned viewing objects include Jupiter. In the event that the weather is not clear, Dr. Loris Magnani to give a talk entitled "The Dark Side of Astronomy: Dark Energy and Dark Matter" in Room 202 of the Physics Building.

Physics Building
220 Cedar St.
Athens, GA
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April 17, 2014
9:30 pm

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Totally R.A.D. at Ramsey

Recreation and Fitness

This will be an '80s themed event. There will be free Chick-fil-A and free T-shirts while supplies last. Hosted by the Department of Recreational Sports.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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Friday, April 18, 2014
April 18, 2014
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Good Friday

Holidays

Christian religious holiday.

April 18, 2014
9:00 am

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College of Education Graduate Student/Faculty Research Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

One of the nation’s top scholars in literacy education Elizabeth B. Moje will deliver the keynote address. Moje, the associate dean for research and community engagement and the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor in the School of Education at the University of Michigan, will speak at 9:15 a.m. on "Navigating Literacies: Research on Teaching and Learning to Navigate Multiple Domains In and Out of School."

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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April 18, 2014
9:00 am

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The New Roles of Corporations in Global Governance Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

This conference will include two panels which will explore ways in which corporations are redefining the nature of international regulation. The topics include how companies operating in a globalized marketplace may influence the creation of public policy and how corporations may perform public functions that have traditionally been allocated to the state. The keynote address will be delivered at 1 p.m. by Bennett Freeman, who currently serves as senior vice president for sustainability research and policy at Calvert Investments.

Dean Rusk Hall
225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA
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April 18, 2014
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Men’s Tennis at SEC Tournament

Athletics

Through April 21.

Nashville, TN
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April 18, 2014
11:30 am

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UGA-Griffin Financial Planning Luncheon

Meetings

Noted financial strategist and author Mark DiGiovanni will be the guest speaker at a Certified Financial Planner luncheon hosted at the UGA Griffin campus. The event is targeted at area financial planners, financial advisors, business leaders, prospective students, alumni and friends who are interested in the financial planning profession and services.

Stuckey Auditorium
1109 Experiment St.
Griffin, GA
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April 18, 2014
12:30 pm

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20th Andrea Carson Coley Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"With Power Tools: Lesbian Feminists Approach Legal Marriage," Laura Brown, a clinical and forensic psychologist, writer and speaker on feminist therapy theory and practice.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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April 18, 2014
12:30 pm

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Guest Workshop Speaker: Sandy Slaughter

Classes and Workshops

Sandy Slaughter, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business. Part of the Management Information Systems Workshop Speaker Series. The series brings prominent information systems academics from all over the Southeast to UGA to present their research. Presentations include academic work on topics such as organizational data analytics, social networking and energy informatics.

Brooks Hall
310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA
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April 18, 2014
3:30 pm

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Informational Session: English Teaching Assistant Program

Meetings

This information session covers the English Teaching Assistant Program, which places a Fulbright student in a classroom abroad to provide assistance to English teachers educating non-native English-speakers. ETAs help teach English language while serving as cultural ambassadors for U.S. culture. The program is open to graduating seniors, master’s students and recent graduates who are U.S. citizens.

Moore College
108 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA
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April 18, 2014
3:35 pm

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Concert: UGA Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble

Performing Arts

The UGA Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble will hold its spring concert. The group, led by Hugh Hodgson School of Music professor David Zerkel, has earned a reputation from their performances around the nation at various conferences.

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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April 18, 2014
5:00 pm

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Night Heights

Recreation and Fitness

Walk cables, ride swings and fly on a zipline 30 feet in the air.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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April 18, 2014
5:30 pm

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Take Back the Night

Other

Hosted by the Women's Studies Student Organization at UGA. The purpose of Take Back the Night is to spread awareness about sexual and domestic violence and abuse. The night also allows survivors to share their stories and educate the Athens community. The Women's Studies Student Organization at UGA works with Project Safe and The Cottage, donating all funds raised through the event to these local Athens organizations.

Arch, The
The Arch
Athens, GA
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April 18, 2014
6:00 pm

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Bollywood Night

Films, Multicultural

World Ambassadors is hosting a screening of the Bollywood movie "Kal Ho Naa Ho" as a way to promote cultural diversity. Will include refreshments.

Memorial Hall
101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA
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April 18, 2014
7:00 pm

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Baseball at Florida

Athletics

First game of 3-game series.

April 18, 2014
8:00 pm

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Performance: “Spring Awakening”

Blue Card, Performing Arts

The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion. Directed by Richard Garner of Georgia Shakespeare Festival. For mature audiences only. Also to be performed April 19 at 2:30 p.m.

Fine Arts Building
255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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Saturday, April 19, 2014
April 19, 2014
8:00 am

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Course: Rabbit and Rodent Endoscopy

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

Learn the theory and practical applications of diagnostic and surgical endoscopy in rodents, rabbits, ferrets and other small mammals. Through April 20.

College of Veterinary Medicine
501 D. W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA
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April 19, 2014
9:00 am

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Course: Plant Taxonomy

Classes and Workshops

This course will introduce the skills needed to name and describe Georgia’s native plants. Students will also become familiar with the botanical vocabulary used by plant identification guides and will learn to use a technical botanical key.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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April 19, 2014
9:30 am

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Saturday at the Rock

Classes and Workshops

"Composting: From the Garbage to the Garden." A family-friendly class on residential composting. Turn the yard and kitchen scraps into nutrient rich soil.

Rock Eagle 4-H Center
350 Rock Eagle Road
Eatonton, GA
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April 19, 2014
2:30 pm

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Performance: “Spring Awakening”

Blue Card, Performing Arts

The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion. Directed by Richard Garner of Georgia Shakespeare Festival. For mature audiences only.

Fine Arts Building
255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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April 19, 2014
7:00 pm

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Baseball at Florida

Athletics

Second game of 3-game series.

Sunday, April 20, 2014
April 20, 2014
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Easter Sunday

Holidays

April 20, 2014
7:00 pm

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Baseball at Florida

Athletics

Last game of 3-game series.

Monday, April 21, 2014
April 21, 2014
12:15 pm

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Workshop On Digital History

Classes and Workshops

Benjamin Schmidt will host "Doing Digital History: A Graduate Student Workshop." Lunch is provided. Graduate students who are interested in attending should contact Jamie Kreiner at jkreiner@uga.edu before April 14.

LeConte Hall
250 Baldwin St
Athens, GA
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April 21, 2014
2:00 pm

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Terry Talks with Duane Still

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

A roundtable discussion with Duane Still. Refreshments will be provided for registered students.

Brooks Hall
310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA
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April 21, 2014
7:30 pm

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Throwback Movie Night

Other

Dress in a 90's outfit, eat pizza and watch the "Sandlot." Part the umano club's School Supplies Drive Week. Participants need to bring a school supply or donation to attend.

Transmetropolitan
145 E. Clayton St.
Athens, GA
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April 21, 2014
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Concert Band and Concert Winds

Performing Arts

The UGA Concert Band and Concert Winds will give their spring concert. Both Hugh Hodgson School of Music ensembles are comprised of the university's most-talented non-music majors, and they are dedicated to bringing the finest wind band repertoire to life.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
April 22, 2014
9:45 am

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Mason Public Leadership Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Originally slated for Jan. 30, this talk featuring Robert E. Rubin, co-chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations and former U.S. Treasury Secretary, was postponed due to severe weather conditions. Supported by a contribution from Terry College of Business alumnus and lawyer Keith Mason (BBA ’82, JD ’85), who has held various public service roles over the past 20 years, the Mason Lecture is part of the Institute for Leadership Advancement’s Terry Leadership Speaker Series. The lecture features prominent business leaders who have contributed significantly to their communities or spent time in a public service role.

Chapel
109 Herty Field
Athens, GA
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April 22, 2014
10:00 am

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Earth Day Tabling

Go Green, Other

Part of UGA Earth Week, promoting sustainability initiatives from student-focused and community organizations. Also featured will be UGA Earth Week Headquarters, a table hosted by the UGA Office of Sustainability and UGA Students for Environmental Action to inform students, faculty and staff about volunteer opportunities on campus and in the community. A visit from the Chew Crew will highlight the fair.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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April 22, 2014
12:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: Benjamin Schmidt

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Ben Schmidt is an assistant professor of history at Northeastern University and core faculty at the NuLab for Texts, Maps and Networks. This lecture, “Data-Driven Histories: Reinterpreting Nineteenth-Century Data,” is sponsored by the Department of History, the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts and eHistory at UGA.

Park Hall
200 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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April 22, 2014
5:00 pm

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South by South Milledge Concert and Dinner

Go Green, Performing Arts

Part of UGA Earth Week. Celebrate music, sustainability and good food at UGArden. Local music groups will be featured. Participants need to bring their own fork, plate and cup to this fifth annual sustainable dinner. Co-sponsored by UGArden and SEA.

UGArden
2500 S. Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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April 22, 2014
5:30 pm

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Lecture: Nancy Gore Saravia

Health, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Nancy Gore Saravia, the scientific director of Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Medicas in Cali, Colombia, will conclude the ninth annual Global Diseases: Voices from the Vanguard lecture series. Saravia’s lecture is the third lecture of the Vanguard Lecture Series and is included in UGA’s Freshman Odyssey Seminar calendar. The lecture will be followed by a reception in Demosthenian Hall.

Chapel
109 Herty Field
Athens, GA
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April 22, 2014
6:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Collegium Musicum

Performing Arts

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music will present the UGA Collegium Musicum. This select chamber ensemble specializes in music of the medieval, Renaissance and baroque periods, utilizing a small roster of strong singers and instrumentalists.

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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April 22, 2014
6:00 pm

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UGA Day in Gainesville

Receptions and Recognitions

UGA Day in Gainesville will bring UGA President Jere W. Morehead, Coach Danna Durante, Coach Mark Richt and host Chuck Dowdle to the area to share news from campus.

Gainesville Civic Center
830 Green Street, NE
Gainesville, GA
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April 22, 2014
7:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Kennesaw State

Athletics

To be played at Coolray Field, Lawrenceville.

April 22, 2014
7:00 pm

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The Georgia Review’s Earth Day Program

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Award-winning writer and environmental activist Ann Pancake will be the keynote speaker at "The Georgia Review’s" sixth annual Earth Day program. A reception to follow. Pancake’s talk is open to the public free of charge, but seating is limited. Pancake’s books and copies of "The Georgia Review" will be available for purchase both before and after she speaks.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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April 22, 2014
8:00 pm

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Concert: The UGA University Band and Philharmonia

Performing Arts

The UGA University Band and Philharmonia will hold their spring concert. The ensembles, housed in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, provide non-music majors the opportunity to continue to perform exciting repertoire for band and orchestra, respectively.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
April 23, 2014
8:00 am

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Administrative Professionals Day Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

In this day of networking and learning practical tips, participants will enhance their skills and put their professional development on a faster track.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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April 23, 2014
9:00 am

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Class: Medicinal Salves

Classes and Workshops

This class will cover making herbal infused oils, base oils for salve making and appropriate herbs and essential oils to treat a variety of symptoms. The class will begin with an instructional walk through the herb and physic garden. Participants will enjoy herbal tea and bread with herbal butter as the instructors introduce the craft of salve making.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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April 23, 2014
10:00 am

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Cabinet Meeting and Media Briefing

Meetings

The regular meeting of the University Cabinet will be followed immediately by a media availability with UGA President Jere W. Morehead.

Administration Building
220 South Jackson Street
Athens, GA
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April 23, 2014
11:00 am

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Denim Day

Other

Denim Day is a worldwide awareness day that began in 1998 after an Italian Court overturned a rape conviction because the victim was wearing tight jeans. They believed the jeans were impossible to remove without the help of the person wearing them, therefore implying consent. Participants should wear jeans to show there is no excuse for sexual violence.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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April 23, 2014
12:00 pm

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“The Gendered Politics of Food”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Part of Dialogues in Diversity. This dialogue will examine notions of gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality, class and culture in food production and consumption. RSVP required.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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April 23, 2014
2:00 pm

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Artful Conversation: Robert Gwathmey

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts

Join Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, for an in-depth discussion of Robert Gwathmey Jr.’s “Hoeing Tobacco” (1946).

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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April 23, 2014
3:30 pm

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Meeting: University Council

Meetings

The final meeting of the University Council for the 2013-2014 term.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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April 23, 2014
3:30 pm

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Inspiring Local Careers: Sustainable Athens

Go Green, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Part of UGA Earth Week. This career-oriented panel will feature Athens-based industry leaders in sustainability from Athens-Clarke County Government, Athens Land Trust, Georgia River Network, Noramco and Terrapin Brewery. Learn about internships in sustainability and recycling from local industry experts. Co-sponsored by the Office of Sustainability, Terry College Net Impact student organization and UGA Environmental Law Association.

Dean Rusk Hall
225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA
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April 23, 2014
4:00 pm

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Genetics Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Genome and Epigenome Editing Using TALEs and CRISPR-Cas Technologies," J. Keith Joung, Massachusetts General Hospital.

Davison Life Sciences Complex
120 East Green St.
Athens, GA
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April 23, 2014
6:00 pm

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Small Business Financing Forum

Classes and Workshops

The Small Business Financing Forum is a free financial workshop for small businesses or new start-ups in need of alternative finance options. It is sponsored by Celtic Bank.

Chicopee Complex
1180 East Broad Street
Athens, GA
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April 23, 2014
6:00 pm

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“Proof Your Paper”

Classes and Workshops

The library staff members' red pencils are ready. They can’t write the paper, but they can reduce typos and other silly errors that will ruin a student's day and haunt them.

Library | Main
320 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA
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April 23, 2014
7:00 pm

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Sustainability Short Film Festival

Films, Go Green

Part of UGA Earth Week. A "green" mini film festival held on the UGA campus. Featured film shorts provided by Eco-Focus Film Festival. Refreshments provided by The Coca-Cola Co. Student film shorts designed by the Office of Sustainability's own multi-media intern.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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April 23, 2014
7:00 pm

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Lecture: Jim Porter

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Jim Porter will give his annual lecture on climate change, titled "Mothera vs. Godzilla: Climate Change and Your Food Supply." Will include a lively talk on climate change issues. Refreshments from will be served.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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April 23, 2014
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Symphonic Band

Performing Arts

The UGA Symphonic Band will give its final concert of the year. The ensemble, led by Hugh Hodgson School of Music professor Michael Robinson, is made up of talented undergraduate music majors, music minors and non-majors from across campus with experience playing woodwind, brass and percussion instruments, focusing both on the classic band repertoire as well as exciting new music.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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Thursday, April 24, 2014
April 24, 2014
9:00 am

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Workshop: Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurism

Classes and Workshops

This workshop explores options for increasing revenue and taking advantage of recent revenue generation and program innovations. Participants will go home with an agenda for sustainability to share.

J.W. Fanning Building
1240 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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April 24, 2014
2:00 pm

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2014 Gene Brody Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Socioeconomic Status, Resilience Factors and Biological Pathways to Health," Dr. Edith Chen, professor of psychology at Northwestern University.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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April 24, 2014
5:00 pm

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2014 Recycling Happy Hour

Other

A partnership with Athens-Clarke County's Recycling Division, UGA Office of Sustainability and WUGA. Residents can bring electronics, including televisions, batteries, bulbs and used cooking grease. Each participant will receive a Coca-Cola product. This is a drop off event in which residents do not leave their car as volunteers unload items for them.

Intramural Fields
110 Lake Herrick Dr.
Athens, GA
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April 24, 2014
5:30 pm

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Director’s Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural, Visual Arts

“Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune: Queering Saint Sebastian," William Underwood Eiland. Eiland, director of the Georgia Museum of Art, traces the evolution of representations of Sebastian, the third-century martyr and saint. Eiland’s study focuses on the ways in which artists adapted Sebastian’s history and iconography to create a fixture for both Catholic hagiography and gay culture.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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April 24, 2014
6:00 pm

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UGA Day in Dalton

Receptions and Recognitions

UGA Day in Dalton will bring Vice President for Research David Lee, Coach Mark Fox, Coach Mark Richt and host Chuck Dowdle to the area to share news from campus.

Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center
2211 Dug Gap Battle Road
Dalton, GA
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April 24, 2014
6:00 pm

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Tie Dye and Eat Pie

Other

Bring a shirt or buy one from the umano club for $1. Pizza will be provided. Part the umano club's School Supplies Drive Week. Participants need to bring a school supply or donation to attend.

Myers Hall
1055 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA
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April 24, 2014
6:00 pm

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Film Screening

Films, Multicultural

"Al Nisa: Black Muslim Women in Atlanta’s Gay Mecca" is the story of how filmmaker Red Summer brought five women together who sought to establish a community, where there was none, for black Muslim lesbians in Atlanta. The women declare their existence, share their stories, start a critical discussion and set a foundation of communal existence for themselves. Film screening will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the director.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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April 24, 2014
7:15 pm

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People Yoga

Health, Recreation and Fitness

People Yoga is a free yoga and meditation practice for queers and allies to develop all minds, bodies, souls, creativity and intellect in an effort to become well-rounded and responsible citizens.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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Friday, April 25, 2014
April 25, 2014
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Confederate Constitution Display

Exhibitions

The only surviving copy of the permanent Constitution of the Confederate States of America will be displayed.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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April 25, 2014
3:00 pm

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“Green” Day of Service: Middle Oconee River

Go Green, Service / Volunteer Opportunities

Part of UGA Earth Week. Volunteer with Big Dogs on the River, UOWN, UGA Outdoor Rec and the Office of Sustainability to paddle and cleanup the river banks of the Middle Oconee River. Then, dry-off and stick around for local food at the cabana. All are welcome; no paddling experience needed. Volunteers must register at http://vols.pt/K8nebY.

Big Dogs on the River
2525 Atlanta Highway
Athens, GA
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April 25, 2014
3:00 pm

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“Green” Day of Service: Chew Crew

Go Green, Service / Volunteer Opportunities

Part of UGA Earth Week. Come help clean up one of the on-campus streams, Tanyard Creek. Assist the Chew Crew with removing invasive species and also help pick up trash along the way. Volunteers must register at http://vols.pt/K8nebY.

Hull Street Deck
400 S Hull St.
Athens, GA
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April 25, 2014
6:00 pm

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Swift Water Rescue Clinic

Classes and Workshops, Recreation and Fitness

Also April 26-28. This clinic is designed to teach participants all the skills they need to take safety on the river to the next level. Whether participants are a novice paddler or a river guide safety is always important. Participants will learn rescue philosophy, rope skills, swimming skills and so much more during this clinic.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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April 25, 2014
7:30 pm

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Baseball at Vanderbilt

Athletics

First game of 3-game series.

April 25, 2014
10:00 pm

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Dawgs After Dark: Tacky Prom

Other

To include a midnight outdoor movie, late night breakfast from Waffle House and more.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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Saturday, April 26, 2014
April 26, 2014
8:00 am

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Bulldog Classic Horse Show

Other

A horse show put on by the Collegiate Horsemen's Association at UGA that benefits the Georgia Equine Rescue League. Western, English and games—all ages and experiences welcome.

Livestock Instructional Arena
2550 S. Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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April 26, 2014
10:00 am

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Saturday Morning Club Concert: Hodgson Singers

Performing Arts

For children ages 4-12 to learn about making music. The concert will feature the UGA Hodgson Singers and Friends under the direction of Daniel Bara.

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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April 26, 2014
10:00 am

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Family Day: Celebrating Spring

Tours, Visual Arts, Other

Take a look at works in the museum’s permanent collection that evoke the season of spring. Will include a special interactive gallery games tour. Participants also will be able to decorate a flowerpot and plant their very own springtime flower seed to take home with them.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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April 26, 2014
2:00 pm

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Lavender Graduation

Multicultural, Receptions and Recognitions

Lavender Graduation is a cultural celebration that acknowledges the achievements and contributions of LGBTQ students. Through this recognition, LGBTQ students are provided with a positive experience at the university, encouraging them to continue their connections to the university, other students and other alumni.

Memorial Hall
101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA
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April 26, 2014
3:00 pm

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Baseball at Vanderbilt

Athletics

Second game of 3-game series.

Sunday, April 27, 2014
April 27, 2014
12:00 pm

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Music Business “May Day” Music Festival

Performing Arts

Come out and watch fellow UGA Music Business students and their bands play on two stages all afternoon and evening. This festival is entirely student-run and will be a great way to relax before settling down to study for finals.

Melting Point
295 E. Dougherty St.
Athens, GA
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April 27, 2014
1:00 pm

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Take A Ride On The Giant Slide

Recreation and Fitness

Come and enjoy a ride down the inflatable water slide.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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April 27, 2014
2:00 pm

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Baseball at Vanderbilt

Athletics

Last game of 3-game series.

Monday, April 28, 2014
April 28, 2014
3:30 pm

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Meeting: University Council Educational Affairs Committee

Meetings

Meeting of the Educational Affairs Committee.

New College
205 Herty Drive
Athens, GA
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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
April 29, 2014
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Reading Day

Official University Events

No classes. Offices open.

April 29, 2014
11:00 am

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“Creating a Culture of Sustainability at UGA”

Go Green, Receptions and Recognitions

Join the Office of Sustainability in a celebration of sustainability on campus and beyond. The reception will include a light lunch along with presentations from faculty and Office of Sustainability interns.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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April 29, 2014
2:00 pm

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Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Ceremony

Receptions and Recognitions

Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest of all American honor societies. Election to membership is a distinguished honor, which recognizes scholarship, of liberal interests, character and high academic standing. The initiation ceremony is required to receive Alpha of Georgia membership.

Chapel
109 Herty Field
Athens, GA
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April 29, 2014
4:00 pm

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Drawing in Nature

Classes and Workshops

"Illustration in the Garden with Toni Carlucci." Join artist Toni Carlucci to learn some of the secrets to drawing plants, flowers and other objects of nature using techniques that are fun, effective and easy to practice at home. Open to children ages 8 and older. Registration required.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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April 29, 2014
4:00 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Effects of Spatial Heterogeneity on Ecosystem Functioning: Complementarity and Selection in a Model System," Marcel Holyoak, a professor of environmental science and policy at UC Davis. Reception precedes seminar at 3:30 p.m. in lobby.

Ecology Building
140 East Green Street
Athens, GA
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April 29, 2014
7:00 pm

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Campus Memorial Service

Official University Events, Receptions and Recognitions

Commemorates the faculty, staff and students who have died within the past year.

Chapel
109 Herty Field
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, April 30, 2014
April 30, 2014
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Spring Semester Final Exams

Official University Events

Through May 6.

April 30, 2014
11:00 am

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Paws and Relax

Health, Recreation and Fitness

De-stress with therapy dogs on the first day of finals. Marley the great pyrenees, Amber the wonder pug, Blue the big who-knows-what and many more will be waiting. Students, faculty and staff are welcome.

Library | Main
320 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA
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April 30, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two

Tours, Visual Arts

A tour of the museum led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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April 30, 2014
3:00 pm

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Guest Lecture: Joshua Ginsberg

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"How Long Is Perpetuity? Biological, Legal and Social Insights," Joshua Ginsberg, senior vice president of the Global Conservation Program at the Wildlife Conservation Society, and adjunct professor at Columbia University.

Chapel
109 Herty Field
Athens, GA
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April 30, 2014
3:00 pm

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Meeting: University Council Curriculum Committee

Meetings

A meeting of the University Curriculum Committee.

New College
205 Herty Drive
Athens, GA
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April 30, 2014
6:00 pm

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UGA Day in Orlando

Receptions and Recognitions

UGA Day in Orlando will bring UGA President Jere W. Morehead, Coach Mark Fox, Coach Mark Richt and host Chuck Dowdle to the area to share news from campus.

Embassy Suites Orlando Downtown
191 E. Pine St.
Orlando, FL
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