Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

May 2015

Tuesday, May 05, 2015
May 5, 2015
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Class: Transformational Leadership

Classes and Workshops

Through May 6. "Transformational Leadership: Driving Employee Engagement." This class is for those who are mid- or senior-level manager or a leader in the midst of major or more subtle organizational change.

Terry Executive Education Center in Atlanta
One Live Oak Center, 3475 Lenox Road
Atlanta, GA
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May 5, 2015
2:00 pm

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Spring Tuesday Tour

Tours

Join a guided tour of the three museum galleries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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May 5, 2015
6:30 pm

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Vermicomposting Workshop

Classes and Workshops

During the Let Us Compost Vermiculture Workshop, participants will build a worm bin with all of the provided materials and hands-on instruction.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, May 06, 2015
May 6, 2015
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2015 Plant Center Spring Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

The 2015 Plant Center Spring Symposium will be held. This is an all-day, catered event that will include guest speakers presenting seminars.

Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA
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May 6, 2015
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two

Tours, Visual Arts

"Chaos and Metamorphosis: The Art of Piero Lerda." Led by Laura Valeri, associate curator of European art.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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May 6, 2015
2:30 pm

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Meeting: Staff Council

Meetings

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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May 6, 2015
5:00 pm

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Class of 2015 Senior Sendoff

Receptions and Recognitions

A semi-formal reception for members of the Class of 2015 prior to Spring Commencement. Pre-registration is encouraged.

Herty Field
Herty Drive
Athens, GA
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May 6, 2015
6:30 pm

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Meeting: Photo Sharegroup

Meetings

The Photo Sharegroup meets the first Wednesday of each month. This meeting will be devoted to sharing digital images from mostly outdoor photography: nature (flora and fauna), gardens, travel, landscapes and abstracts.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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Thursday, May 07, 2015
May 7, 2015
10:00 am

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UGA Griffin Campus Graduation Celebration

Receptions and Recognitions

This is for for UGA Griffin spring graduates.

UGA Griffin Campus
1109 Experiment St.
Griffin, GA
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May 7, 2015
10:00 am

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International Graduation Ceremony

Multicultural

The Department of International Student Life created the first International Graduation Ceremony in December 2002 to honor and celebrate the achievements of international students and ISL student leaders graduating from UGA. A ceremony is held in May of each year and is intended to serve as a complement to the UGA Commencement exercises. The International Graduation Ceremony highlights the special accomplishments made by international students and their families and also includes a complimentary reception immediately following for graduates and their guests.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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May 7, 2015
1:00 pm

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College of Education Graduation Convocation

Receptions and Recognitions

Each semester, the College of Education is proud to honor our graduating students at the Graduation Convocation ceremony. This convocation is open to all COE students graduating with bachelor's, master's and specialist degrees. Students graduating in May and August 2015 are invited to attend.

The Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA
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May 7, 2015
1:00 pm

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Meeting: University Council Human Resources Committee

Meetings

Juan Jarrett, associate vice president for human resources, will speak.

Training and Development Center
315 South Thomas Street
Athens, Georgia
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May 7, 2015
2:00 pm

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College of Environment and Design Convocation

Receptions and Recognitions

Fine Arts Building
255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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May 7, 2015
3:30 pm

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VE + 70

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Receptions and Recognitions

UGA's three special collections libraries are joining forces to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day and the conclusion of World War II in Europe.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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May 7, 2015
6:30 pm

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Rite of Sankofa Graduation Celebration

Receptions and Recognitions

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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May 7, 2015
6:30 pm

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Studio Drawing Class

Classes and Workshops

Athens-based artist and educator Brian Hitselberger will lead a series of drawing courses that serve as introductions to techniques and materials. Both enthusiastic beginners and more seasoned practitioners are welcome. To be held Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. through May 28. Register by calling 706-542-8863.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Friday, May 08, 2015
May 8, 2015
10:00 am

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Spring 2015 Graduate Commencement

Official University Events

Stegeman Coliseum
100 Smith St.
Athens, GA
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May 8, 2015
2:00 pm

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Pharmaceutical Sciences Convocation

Receptions and Recognitions

Pharmacy South
240 W. Green St.
Athens, GA
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May 8, 2015
2:00 pm

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History Major Graduation Reception

Receptions and Recognitions

Spring 2015, fall 2014 and summer 2015 graduating history majors and their families can attend this open house graduation reception. RSVP to jhroberts@uga.edu.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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May 8, 2015
2:30 pm

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Terry College Graduation Convocation

Receptions and Recognitions

Terry College of Business graduates will be recognized personally for all the hard work and dedication it takes to earn their degree.

Stegeman Coliseum
100 Smith St.
Athens, GA
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May 8, 2015
3:00 pm

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College of Family and Consumer Sciences Convocation

Receptions and Recognitions

The College of Family and Consumer Sciences will recognize and congratulate graduates at this special ceremony.

The Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA
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May 8, 2015
3:00 pm

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College of Public Health Graduation Celebration

Receptions and Recognitions

The College of Public Health graduation celebration will honor students who graduated fall 2014 or will graduate spring or summer 2015. An RSVP is required to participate as a student graduate.

Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA
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May 8, 2015
3:30 pm

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College of Engineering Convocation

Receptions and Recognitions

Toby Carr, an alumnus of the College of Engineering and UGA's associate vice president for government relations and the director of state relations, will be the keynote speaker. The event is not ticketed. A reception will immediately follow on the lawn adjacent to the Chapel.

Chapel
109 Herty Field
Athens, GA
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May 8, 2015
6:30 pm

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Baseball at Kentucky

Athletics

First game of three-game series.

Lexington, KY
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May 8, 2015
7:00 pm

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Spring 2015 Undergraduate Commencement

Official University Events

Sanford Stadium
Sanford Drive and Field Street
Athens, GA
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Saturday, May 09, 2015
May 9, 2015
10:00 am

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Community Celebration

Receptions and Recognitions

This event will recognize the GRU/UGA Medical Partnership Class of 2015.

Miller Hall
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May 9, 2015
10:00 am

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Family Day: Jay Robinson

Classes and Workshops, Visual Arts

Participants can visit the quirky and colorful work of Jay Robinson in the exhibition “Jay Robinson: Quarks, Leptons and Peanuts,” then experiment with gouache and watercolor to create their own work of art in the Michael and Mary Erlanger Studio Classroom.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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May 9, 2015
2:00 pm

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Baseball at Kentucky

Athletics

Second game of three-game series.

Lexington, KY
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Sunday, May 10, 2015
May 10, 2015
12:00 pm

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Baseball at Kentucky

Athletics

Third game of three-game series.

Lexington, KY
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Monday, May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015
5:00 pm

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Spring Semester Grades Due

Upcoming Deadlines

Due by 5 p.m.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
May 12, 2015
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Drop/Add for Extended Summer Session

Official University Events

For undergraduate level courses (1000 – 5999) and graduate level courses (6000-9999). Through May 18.

May 12, 2015
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Drop/Add for May Session

Official University Events

For undergraduate level courses (1000 – 5999) and graduate level courses (6000-9999). Through May 13.

May 12, 2015
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May Session Classes Begin

Official University Events

May 12, 2015
11:00 am

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Blood Drive

Other

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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May 12, 2015
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Class: Advanced Digital Marketing

Classes and Workshops

Through May 13. Advanced Digital Marketing gives business professionals the acumen and tools to define and measure their digital and social programs.

Terry Executive Education Center in Atlanta
One Live Oak Center, 3475 Lenox Road
Atlanta, GA
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May 12, 2015
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Extended Summer Session Classes Begin

Official University Events

May 12, 2015
2:00 pm

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Spring Tuesday Tour

Tours

Join a guided tour of the three museum galleries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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May 12, 2015
4:00 pm

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Drawing in Nature Workshop

Classes and Workshops, Visual Arts

The Georgia Museum of Art will present a workshop on drawing from nature at the State Botanical Gardens. Participants will 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.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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May 12, 2015
7:00 pm

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Baseball at Georgia Tech

Athletics

Turner Field
Atlanta, GA
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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015
2:00 pm

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Artful Conversation: “Lifeguards”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts

Join Callan Steinmann, associate curator of education, for an in-depth gallery conversation about Reginald Marsh’s painting “Lifeguards” (1933).

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Thursday, May 14, 2015
May 14, 2015
12:00 pm

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Meeting: UGA Real Estate Foundation Cortona Italy Foundation

Meetings

Meeting of the General Council of the UGA Real Estate Foundation Cortona Italy Foundation.

Terry Executive Education Center in Atlanta
One Live Oak Center, 3475 Lenox Road
Atlanta, GA
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May 14, 2015
1:00 pm

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Meeting: UGA Real Estate Foundation Board of Trustees

Meetings

The UGA Real Estate Foundation Board of Trustees' meeting will take place in Atlanta at the Terry College Executive Education Center.

Terry Executive Education Center in Atlanta
One Live Oak Center, 3475 Lenox Road
Atlanta, GA
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May 14, 2015
7:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Arkansas

Athletics

First game of three-game series.

Foley Field
75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA
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Friday, May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015
10:00 am

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2015 Staff Appreciation Celebration

Receptions and Recognitions, Other

An initiative of the Office of the President and the UGA Staff Council, the Staff Appreciation Celebration is a way for the university to say, "Thank you, staff." Catered by Saucehouse BBQ (with vegetarian options available), the midday event will feature a band, giveaways and a variety of other activities.

Intramural Fields
110 Lake Herrick Dr.
Athens, GA
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May 15, 2015
7:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Arkansas

Athletics

Second game of three-game series.

Foley Field
75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA
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Saturday, May 16, 2015
May 16, 2015
9:30 am

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Saturday at the Rock

Classes and Workshops

"Canning and Food Preservation." Participants will learn how to can and preserve food properly.

Rock Eagle 4-H Center
350 Rock Eagle Road
Eatonton, GA
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May 16, 2015
10:00 am

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School of Law Commencement

Receptions and Recognitions

The class of 2015 commencement ceremony will feature U.S. District Court Judge Steve Jones as the keynote speaker. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be moved to Stegeman Coliseum.

May 16, 2015
1:00 pm

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Athens Jazz Festival

Performing Arts

Live jazz music on the lawn at the Georgia Center.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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May 16, 2015
1:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Arkansas

Athletics

Third game of three-game series.

Foley Field
75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA
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Sunday, May 17, 2015
May 17, 2015
3:00 pm

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Spotlight Tour: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts

Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Monday, May 18, 2015
May 18, 2015
8:00 am

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23rd Annual Albert W. Jowdy Memorial Golf Classic

Other

This annual charity golf tournament raises money for the Albert W. Jowdy student scholarship. This scholarship was created in honor of Jowdy, a large figure in the UGA College of Pharmacy. The scholarship is used to put many pharmacy students through school.

Athens Country Club
2700 Jefferson Road
Athens, GA
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May 18, 2015
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Class: Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Classes and Workshops

Six Sigma is an enterprise-wide, data-driven methodology used to improve products or processes so that an organization can not only create operational efficiencies, but also delight or exceed the expectations of customers. This five-day engagement brings together supervisors and mid-level managers across service and manufacturing industries who strive for flawless execution, want to improve their processes and drive efficiencies in their companies.

Terry Executive Education Center in Atlanta
One Live Oak Center, 3475 Lenox Road
Atlanta, GA
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May 18, 2015
3:00 pm

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Love and Slavery—A Book Talk

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts

English professor Barbara McCaskill will speak on "The Rise and Fall of William and Ellen Craft, Fugitives from Slavery in Georgia," based on her recent book from UGA Press, "Love, Liberation, and Escaping Slavery William and Ellen Craft in Cultural Memory."

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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May 18, 2015
7:00 pm

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UGA Day in Charlotte

Other

Pre-register by April 13.

Charlotte Convention Center
501 South College St.
Charlotte, NC
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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015
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Meeting: Board of Regents

Meetings

Board Room
Atlanta, GA
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May 19, 2015
2:00 pm

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Spring Tuesday Tour

Tours

Join a guided tour of the three museum galleries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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May 19, 2015
6:00 pm

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Mystery Night: Lowcountry Boneyard

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts

Participants will discover the latest must-have beach read by Susan Boyer of Greenville, South Carolina, who won the Agatha Award for best First Novel and the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense for her first novel "Lowcountry Boil."

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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May 19, 2015
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Baseball at SEC Tournament

Athletics

Through May 24.

Turner Field
Hoover, AL
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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
May 20, 2015
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Meeting: Athletic Association Board

Meetings

King and Prince Hotel
201 Arnold Road
St. Simons Island, GA
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May 20, 2015
11:00 am

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Blood Drive

Other

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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May 20, 2015
1:30 pm

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Class: Heartsaver CPR

Classes and Workshops, Health

Participants can learn to save a life with Heartsaver CPR training (adult, child and infant). Certified by the American Heart Association. Class size is limited.

University Health Center
370 River Road
Athens, GA
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May 20, 2015
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: Museums for a Sustainable Society

Tours, Visual Arts

Join docents for a tour in celebration of International Museum Day, celebrated the week of May 18 and focusing on sustainability.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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May 20, 2015
7:00 pm

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UGA Day in Macon

Other

Pre-register by May 14.

Walnut Creek Shooting Preserve
271 Stagecoach Road
Macon, GA
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Thursday, May 21, 2015
May 21, 2015
7:00 am

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Terry Third Thursday: Kat Cole

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Terry Third Thursday is a breakfast speaker series for the Atlanta business community that features influential speakers, as well as special guests from UGA, who bring local and global perspectives on business and innovation.

Terry Executive Education Center in Atlanta
One Live Oak Center, 3475 Lenox Road
Atlanta, GA
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May 21, 2015
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Withdrawal Deadline for May Session

Official University Events, Upcoming Deadlines

May 21, 2015
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May Session Midterm

Official University Events

May 21, 2015
9:00 am

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Class: Health Care Provider CPR

Classes and Workshops, Health

Participants can learn to save a life with CPR training (adult, infant and AED). This class is limited to medical professionals and students in the medical field. Class size is limited.

University Health Center
370 River Road
Athens, GA
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May 21, 2015
11:00 am

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Blood Drive

Other

Science Library
510 Soule St.
Athens, GA
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May 21, 2015
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Legion Pool Opens

Recreation and Fitness

UGA's historic Legion Pool opens for the summer. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through July 31 and 3-7 p.m. Aug. 1-13.

Legion Pool
802 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA
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May 21, 2015
4:30 pm

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Screening: “Dislecksia: The Movie”

Films

A screening of Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Harvey Hubbell V's documentary "Dislecksia: The Movie." Sponsored by Learning Ally (formerly Recording For the Blind and Dyslexic)

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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May 21, 2015
6:00 pm

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Thursday Twilight Tour: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts

Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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May 21, 2015
6:00 pm

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Third Thursday

Receptions and Recognitions

Seven 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.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Monday, May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015
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Memorial Day Holiday

Holidays

No classes; offices closed.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015
2:00 pm

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Spring Tuesday Tour

Tours

Join a guided tour of the three museum galleries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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May 26, 2015
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Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

The Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Conference is a rotating meeting of scientists studying infectious diseases and their roles in the environment. Through March 29.

The Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts

Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Sunday, May 31, 2015
May 31, 2015
6:00 pm

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2015 Peabody Awards

Receptions and Recognitions

This year marks the 74th anniversary of the Peabody Awards. The dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m.; the awards show will start at 7 p.m.

Cipriani’s Wall Street
55 Wall St.
New York City, NY
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