Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

February 2017

Tuesday, February 07, 2017
February 7, 2017
9:30 am

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Workshop: Creating Portable Hands-On Activities

Classes and Workshops

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn about the benefits and discuss the challenges of incorporating portable, hands-on, cooperative learning activities in large, lecture-hall classes.

Instructional Plaza
185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
February 8, 2017
12:00 pm

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2017-18 Service-Learning Fellows Applications

Upcoming Deadlines

The Office of Service-Learning is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 Service-Learning Fellows program. Applications are due March 20. This yearlong faculty development program provides an opportunity for participating faculty to explore best practices in service-learning and community engagement while developing new service-learning courses, or considering ways to integrate service-learning into existing courses or programs.

Saturday, February 18, 2017
February 18, 2017
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Exhibition: “Urban Impressions”

Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Michael Ellison: Urban Impressions will feature block prints and collage works on paper by the Atlanta-based printmaker. This exhibition is part of the museum’s commitment to presenting single-artist shows by under-recognized African American artists.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Monday, February 20, 2017
February 20, 2017
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Presidents Day

Holidays

Classes in session; offices open.

February 20, 2017
9:00 am

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Full-Time MBA Campus Visit Day

Other

Prospective MBA students will visit campus for an admissions information session, a class visit and lunch with current students, faculty and staff.

Correll Hall
600 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, Ga
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February 20, 2017
2:00 pm

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FACS Info Session

Meetings, Tours

An informational session for prospective Family and Consumer Sciences students and their families to learn about the college, its majors, and experiential opportunities.

Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA
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February 20, 2017
3:30 pm

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Sustainable Food Systems Initiative (SFSI) Seminar Series

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Growing More with Less: Tiny House Utilization in the Farming Industry," Will Johnston, founder and director of Tiny House Atlanta.

Conner Hall
147 Cedar Street
Athens, GA
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February 20, 2017
5:00 pm

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Washington Semester Program Information Session

Meetings, Upcoming Deadlines

Learn more about the Washington Semester Program, the university's only Washington, D.C., program open to all undergraduates.

New College
205 Herty Drive
Athens, GA
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February 20, 2017
7:00 pm

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Animal Voices Film Festival: Lion Ark

Films

The award-winning Lion Ark tells the story of one of the most ambitious and daring animal rescues of its kind. The uplifting film follows the dramatic rescue and relocation of 25 lions held captive in illegal circuses in Bolivia and their inspirational journey to freedom.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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February 20, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: The Music of Roger Vogel

Performing Arts

This will be a mixed program of Roger Vogel's music including a tuba/euph ensemble, trumpet ensemble, trombone duet, marimba and voice duo, and trumpet and piano solo.

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
February 21, 2017
10:00 am

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Worn Wear Zero Waste Extravaganza

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Other

Patagonia will bring their mobile sewing truck to repair clothes, and participants can learn all about how to go zero waste.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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February 21, 2017
11:00 am

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Reading: 1984

Literary Arts

Members of the UGA community read aloud the entirety of George Orwell's dystopian classic 1984.

Park Hall
200 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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February 21, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour at Two

Tours

Guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda of on the second floor of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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February 21, 2017
2:00 pm

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Workshop: Creating Effective Multiple Choice Questions

Classes and Workshops

In this interactive workshop, participants will consider what makes multiple choice questions effective through discussions of best-teaching practice research regarding productive assessment and evaluation of their own questions as well as their peers.

Instructional Plaza
185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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February 21, 2017
3:30 pm

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Ecology Seminar: Judie Bronstein

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources

"Mutualism: Where Are We Now, and Where Do We Go From Here?," Judie Bronstein, University Distinguished Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona. A reception follows the seminar at 4:30 p.m. in the Odum School lobby hosted by associate professor Vanessa Ezenwa.

Ecology Building
140 East Green Street
Athens, GA
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February 21, 2017
4:00 pm

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Baseball at Mercer

Athletics

Macon, GA
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February 21, 2017
6:30 pm

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Signature Lecture: Rick Ridgeway

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"The Elephant in the Room," Rick Ridgeway, vice president of environmental affairs, Patagonia clothing company. Part of the Signature Lecture series. Sponsored by the UGA Office of Sustainability.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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February 21, 2017
7:00 pm

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Reading: Christopher Salerno, Daniel Schoonebeek

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts

The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program, with the University of Georgia Press, is pleased to present a reading by Christopher Salerno, winner of the 2016 Georgia Poetry Prize. Salerno’s collection, Sun & Urn, features poetry that pushes beyond the tragedies of loss to the wilder realms of renewal and meaning. Reading alongside Salero is poet Daniel Schoonebeek, whose collection of poems Trébuchet was published by UGA Press in 2016.

Cine
234 W Hancock Ave
Athens, GA
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February 21, 2017
7:15 pm

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Imani: National Danish Performance Team World Tour

Health, Multicultural, Performing Arts, Recreation and Fitness

The Imani Show is a dynamic mix of world class tumbling, vaulting, mini-trampoline that is gracefully choreographed with acrobatics turned into a coherent and entertaining show.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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February 21, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts

The UGA Symphony Orchestra performs its second of four spring semester concerts featuring works from Bruckner and Mozart.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
February 22, 2017
9:00 am

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Class: Flower Arranging Unit 3 - Design for Dining Table

Classes and Workshops

This is the third in a series of five hands-on units taught by a National Garden Club Master Flower Show Judge and will focus on dining table arrangements.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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February 22, 2017
10:00 am

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Workshop: Engaging Students with Learning Technologies

Classes and Workshops

Looking for new ways to engage students in your class? In this workshop, participants will discuss a variety of activities that can be used to encourage student engagement and learning technologies that can support these activities.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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February 22, 2017
11:00 am

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Environmental Health Seminar: Dr. David Dyjack

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

The Department of Environmental Health Sciences is hosting a seminar featuring Davis T. Dyjack. Dyjack is the executive director and CEO of the National Environmental Health Association and contributes to many national and international advisory committees in public health. Dyjack will be giving a talk titled "Environmental Health Visualized: Access, Axis, and Affect."

Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences
500 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA
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February 22, 2017
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Global Georgia Initiative: Seed Life Skills Symposium

Classes and Workshops, Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

Seed Life Skills is a nonprofit, research-based curriculum founded by Chef Hugh Acheson that is dedicated to providing young people with essential knowledge and skills in family and consumer sciences, also known as home economics.

February 22, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: “Advanced and Irascible”

Tours, Visual Arts

Join Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, for a tour of the exhibition.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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February 22, 2017
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25th Annual Darl Snyder Lecture and Events

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

The 25th Annual Darl Snyder Lecture will feature keynote speaker Alexandra Wright, Overseas Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at 12:20-6:30 p.m.: Snyder Legacy Program and the Ambassadors Roundtable followed by a reception. Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at 9 a.m.: Snyder Lecture followed by Snyder Luncheon at noon. Contact Teresa Duncan at tanndunc@uga.edu to reserve a seat for lunch.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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February 22, 2017
3:30 pm

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Lewis Lecture Series: Dane Cook

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Psychobiology of Pain and Exercise: Bulldog to Badger," alumnus Dane Cook. There will be a reception following the lecture. This event is part of the Lewis Lecture Series.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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February 22, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: Georgia Woodwind Quintet

Performing Arts

The Georgia Woodwind Quintet, the Ensemble in Residence at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, will perform. The quintet has maintained an active schedule performing woodwind chamber music from the early quintets of Danzi and Reicha to twentieth-century compositions.

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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February 22, 2017
8:00 pm

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CORE Contemporary and Aerial Dance Concert

Performing Arts

CORE Concert Contemporary and Aerial Dance Company presents "A World of Difference", a 65-minute nonstop aerial and multimedia performance displaying aerial dance on silks, lyra, slings, trapeze and bungee.

Dance Building
325 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
February 23, 2017
9:00 am

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25th Annual Darl Snyder Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

The 25th Annual Darl Snyder Lecture will feature keynote speaker Alexandra Wright, Overseas Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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February 23, 2017
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“Living Texts”: Spring Book Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Multicultural

Folksinger, scholar, and creative writer Dianne Dugaw, professor of English and Folklore at the University of Oregon, will give the keynote address at the Spring Book Symposium, "Living Texts."

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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February 23, 2017
10:00 am

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Workshop: Writing for Love, Money, and Applause (and to Snag Academic Jobs, Tenure, and Promotions)

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Rachel Toor, a former acquisitions editor at Oxford and Duke University Presses and professor in the graduate creative writing program at Eastern Washington University, discusses reasons she thinks so much of academic writing stinks (hint: one of the biggies is fear) and gives her top ten strategies for how to write better academic prose (including almost too-obvious-to-speak-aloud tips that often get overlooked). The talk will be geared to academics at all career levels, from graduate students to full professors who care about writing better.

February 23, 2017
1:00 pm

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Softball at BYU

Athletics

Cathedral City, CA
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February 23, 2017
2:00 pm

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Public Health Graduate Open House

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Health, Tours

Interested in a career in public health? Learn more about the graduate programs offered in the University of Georgia's College of Public Health at this open house.

Health Sciences Campus
1425 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA
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February 23, 2017
2:00 pm

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Workshop: Evidence of Student Learning: Collection Methods to Consider

Classes and Workshops

There are many ways to collect evidence of student learning, but determining what methods will provide the most useful, trustworthy, and actionable information for your academic program may be overwhelming. This session will introduce and explore different direct and indirect methods of collecting data for program assessment purposes.

Instructional Plaza
185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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February 23, 2017
2:00 pm

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AdPR Vantage Point Speaker: Stacey Tank

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"The New CCO & The Age of Corporate Communication," Stacey Tank, vice president of Corporate Communications and External Affairs at The Home Depot.

Journalism Building
120 Hooper Street
Athens, GA
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February 23, 2017
2:00 pm

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Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor: Workshop for Graduate Students on Revision

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

In this workshop, graduate students are encouraged to bring papers they are working on to learn strategies to revise their own prose and improve it.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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February 23, 2017
4:00 pm

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Crafting a Nonfiction Book Proposal: Workshop for Faculty

Classes and Workshops

In this workshop, Rachel Toor, a former acquisitions editor at Oxford and Duke University Presses and professor in the graduate creative writing program at Eastern Washington University, will describe the components of a book proposal. Participants are encouraged to come with an idea for a book, a draft of a proposal, or even a complete manuscript, and together will work through each section.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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February 23, 2017
5:30 pm

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Conversation on Collecting

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts

Join collector Brenda Thompson and Curlee Raven Holton, director of the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, for a discussion with Shawnya Harris, the museum’s Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, on varied aspects of collecting African American art. In particular, they will discuss the importance of partnerships between academic institutions and private collectors in nurturing and fostering an awareness of African American artists.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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February 23, 2017
7:00 pm

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Women’s Basketball vs. Alabama

Athletics

Women's Basketball vs. Alabama

Stegeman Coliseum
100 Smith St.
Athens, GA
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February 23, 2017
7:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball at Alabama

Athletics

Tuscaloosa, AL
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February 23, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: ARCO Chamber Orchestra

Performing Arts

The ARCO Chamber Orchestra performs its spring concert.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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February 23, 2017
8:30 pm

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Softball at UCLA

Athletics

Cathedral City, CA
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Friday, February 24, 2017
February 24, 2017
9:00 am

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Class: Native Plant Propagation

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Learn the basics of propagating native wildflowers and shrubs by seeds, cuttings, and division. Models for inexpensive grow-light systems and a propagation timeline will be provided to ensure that your seedlings are ready to be transplanted outdoors in early spring.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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February 24, 2017
11:30 am

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International Coffee Hour

Multicultural

International Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings together UGA students, faculty, staff and community members over coffee and international cuisine. This program offers a unique experience to engage in conversation with people of different cultures and backgrounds. Each week is hosted by a different student organization or department on campus. Coordinated by the Department of International Student Life, UGA’s International Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the U.S.

Memorial Hall
101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA
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February 24, 2017
12:20 pm

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Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources

"Women in Higher Education in Times of Anxiety: Advising Graduate Students, Research, Lessons Learned or Wished We Had Learned," a panel organized by the Gender in Academia FLC that includes Laura Bierema, Janet Buckworth, Janet Frick and Anne Bothe Marcotte and moderated by Bettina Kaplan.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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February 24, 2017
2:00 pm

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FACS Info Session

Meetings, Tours

An informational session for prospective Family and Consumer Sciences students and their families to learn about the college, its majors, and experiential learning opportunities.

Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA
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February 24, 2017
3:30 pm

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Philosophy Colloquium Event

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Freedom of Associate: The Case for Mostly Open Border," George Rainbolt, Georgia State University. Reception will follow lecture.

Peabody Hall
290 S. Jackson Street
Athens, GA
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February 24, 2017
4:30 pm

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Lecture: Amanda Powell

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

“Bridges Made of Water, Not Walls Made of Steel — Literary Translation,” Amanda Powell, University of Oregon

Gilbert Hall
210 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA
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February 24, 2017
5:00 pm

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Baseball at Georgia Southern

Athletics

Statesboro, GA
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February 24, 2017
6:00 pm

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GMOA Black History Month Dinner

Multicultural, Receptions and Recognitions, Visual Arts

The dinner and awards ceremony feature the presentation of the Larry D. and Brenda A Thompson Award and the Lillian C. Lynch Citation. Presenting sponsor: Morgan Stanley. Call 706-542-4199 to register.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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February 24, 2017
6:00 pm

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Softball at Notre Dame

Athletics

Cathedral City, CA
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February 24, 2017
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Gymnastics at Oklahoma

Athletics

8 p.m. ET.

Norman, OK
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February 24, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: Orchestre National de Lyon

Performing Arts

Leonard Slatkin conducts an appealing program that includes the Symphonie fantastique by Berlioz and two works by Ravel, Shéhérazade, ouverture de féerie and Tzigane.

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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February 24, 2017
8:30 pm

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Softball at Northwestern

Athletics

Cathedral City, CA
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Saturday, February 25, 2017
February 25, 2017
9:00 am

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Class: Conservation Landscaping

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

This course will offer suggestions on plants, management, and design techniques to use in your own gardens. An emphasis will be placed on mimicking systems to work with nature and will give attendees more ideas for plants and techniques to use at their own home.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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February 25, 2017
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Working in the Public Interest (WIPI) Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

The 12th Annual Working in the Public Interest (WIPI) conference will shine a light on current social issues affecting the law and potential solutions. Key topics to be explored during the event’s three panels include issues surrounding vulnerable persons in custody, expanding access to justice through community lawyering, and healthcare access and disability rights. Francys Johnson, the current president of the Georgia chapter of the NAACP, will present the keynote address.

Dean Rusk Hall
225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA
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February 25, 2017
10:00 am

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Equestrian vs. Texas A&M

Athletics

Bishop, GA
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February 25, 2017
1:00 pm

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Baseball at Georgia Southern

Athletics

Statesboro, GA
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February 25, 2017
6:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball vs. LSU

Athletics

Stegeman Coliseum
100 Smith St.
Athens, GA
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February 25, 2017
8:00 pm

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Softball at Cal State Fullerton

Athletics

Cathedral City, CA
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Sunday, February 26, 2017
February 26, 2017
12:00 pm

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Women’s Basketball at Florida

Athletics

Women's Basketball at Florida

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February 26, 2017
1:00 pm

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Baseball at Georgia Southern

Athletics

Statesboro, GA
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February 26, 2017
3:00 pm

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Concert: Tutto Italiano

Performing Arts

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center offers a unique, all-Italian concert which stretches forward from the 1820s all the way into the 20th century, featuring works by Mendelssohn, Puccini, Resphghi, Verdi, and others.

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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February 26, 2017
4:30 pm

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Orchid Madness: Vanilla Sunday

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Did you know that vanilla flavoring is extracted from the pods of an orchid plant? Celebrate the vanilla bean orchid with treats – including vanilla sundaes from Freddy’s Frozen Custard.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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Monday, February 27, 2017
February 27, 2017
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Spring Semester Midterm

Official University Events

February 27, 2017
10:00 am

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Volunteer Fair

Service / Volunteer Opportunities

Those who are interested in volunteering at the garden are invited to come for coffee and a breakfast treat, meet a few of the garden staff who can use your help, and see a few examples of volunteers in action. If you are a volunteer, bring an interested friend.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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February 27, 2017
11:30 am

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Write@UGA 2017 Exhibit

Exhibitions

This event will feature writing programs, initiatives, and publications associated with the University of Georgia. This exhibit will be the culminating event of Write@UGA 2017.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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February 27, 2017
2:00 pm

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Workshop: Mentoring FYO Students

Classes and Workshops

Opportunities to get to know students in small groups and supportive seminars are a part of the FYO design. A time, space, and setting for students and teachers to speak and listen to one another are also pieces of a successful mentoring blueprint. This workshop is an opportunity for faculty to share their strategies and experiences as mentors.

Instructional Plaza
185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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February 27, 2017
7:00 pm

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Animal Voices Film Festival: A Dog Named Gucci

Films

A Dog Named Gucci is the story of an abused puppy and the brave man who came to his rescue. But for Doug James, saving Gucci was just the beginning. Together they would forge a forever bond of devotion and perseverance and work to change the animal cruelty laws in their home state of Alabama, making domestic animal abuse a felony. A Dog Named Gucci is an inspiring film about how to protect those who cannot protect themselves.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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Tuesday, February 28, 2017
February 28, 2017
12:00 pm

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Lecture: Nzinga Shaw

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural, Other

Nzinga Shaw is senior vice president of community and chief diversity and inclusion officer at the Atlanta Hawks and Phillips Arena Organization. She is responsible for embedding diversity and inclusion best practices throughout the organization. Her talk, "Home Court Advantage: Promoting Pro-Level Diversity in the Atlanta Hawks," will address the importance of multi-dimensional diversity and provide participants with actionable steps that can be taken to incorporate inclusive leadership skills into strategic business operations.

Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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February 28, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour at Two

Tours

Guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda of on the second floor of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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February 28, 2017
3:30 pm

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Ecology Seminar: Jason Rohr

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"The Politics and Research Behind Pollution, Climate Change, Disease, and Biodiversity Declines," Jason Rohr, an associate professor at the University of South Florida. A reception follows the seminar at 4:30 p.m. in the Odum School lobby, hosted by professor John Drake, director of the Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases.

Ecology Building
140 East Green Street
Athens, GA
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February 28, 2017
4:30 pm

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Romance Languages Colloquium: Amanda Powell

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts

“Bridges Made of Water, Not Walls Made of Steel — Literary Translation," Amanda Powell, University of Oregon.

Gilbert Hall
210 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA
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February 28, 2017
5:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Kennesaw State

Athletics

Foley Field
75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA
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February 28, 2017
5:30 pm

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February Meeting: The Rest of the Story Book Club

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts

Have you ever visited an exhibit and felt you only heard the first part of a truly great story? If you’re a visitor who wants to learn more about the exhibitions and collections at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, then join this monthly book club with light refreshments and discussion on works connected to upcoming/ongoing exhibitions and programs. The monthly titles are selected (and discussions led) by Special Collections staff who help to create these displays/programs, and invite readers to learn more about the topics explored and to take them into new, related areas of interest.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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February 28, 2017
6:00 pm

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Discussions Without Borders

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural

"Westward from the Balkans: From Growing up in Serbia to Taking on the World," Debora Santo.

Office of International Education Building
1324 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA
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February 28, 2017
7:00 pm

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Garden Travels: Semester at Sea

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Jim Affolter and his wife, Cathy Pringle, both UGA professors, spent this spring as part of the faculty at Semester at Sea, teaching college students on both a floating classroom and excursions throughout the world, including Hawaii, Japan, China, Việt Nam, Burma, India, Mauritius, South Africa, Ghana and Morocco.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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February 28, 2017
7:00 pm

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Reading: Kiese Laymon

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts

The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program presents a reading with writer Kiese Laymon. Laymon is the author of the novel, Long Division, and a collection of essays, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America. He is an associate professor of English at Vassar College and the Grisham Writer in Residence at the University of Mississippi for 2015-2016. This event is sponsored in part by the UGA Parents & Families Association.

Cine
234 W Hancock Ave
Athens, GA
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