Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

September 2015

Wednesday, September 02, 2015
September 2, 2015
10:00 am

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Fall Activities Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

To include around 250 student organizations looking to expand their reach. Participants will be able to find new involvement opportunities with those who share their interests.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 2, 2015
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two

Tours, Visual Arts

Highlights from the Permanent Collection. Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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September 2, 2015
5:00 pm

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Intramural Sports Registration Deadline

Recreation and Fitness, Upcoming Deadlines

Deadline for intramural flag football and team golf league. More information on the cost and details of each sport is at http://recsports.uga.edu/content_page/intramural-sports.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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September 2, 2015
5:30 pm

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Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture: Henrik Drescher

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Born in Copenhagen, Henrik Drescher and his family immigrated to the U.S. in 1967. After only a semester, he broke from his studies at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston to begin a career in illustration. He also traveled throughout the U.S., Mexico and Europe, keeping journals of notes and drawings that he later used as portfolios.

Lamar Dodd School of Art
270 River Road
Athens, GA
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September 2, 2015
6:30 pm

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PRSSA Kickoff Meeting

Meetings

To include networking, guest speakers from established companies and free pizza.

Journalism Building
120 Hooper Street
Athens, GA
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September 2, 2015
6:30 pm

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Class: Career Crash Course 101

Classes and Workshops

Representatives from Protiviti, a global consulting firm, will be helping with the first-ever "Career Crash Course 101." This will help students prepare for the upcoming job search season, as well as answer any professional development questions they may have. All questions concerning resume, cover letter, dress code, interviews, business cards, career fair, social media and more will be covered. Dress is business casual. Participants should bring their laptop to this session.

Caldwell Hall
302 Herty Drive
Athens, GA
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September 2, 2015
7:00 pm

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Prelude Dance Ensemble Auditions

Performing Arts

This student-run, student-choreographed ensemble is looking for dancers of all experience levels. Auditions will consist of a warm-up and a short combination taught by a member. Those auditioning will learn the combination and perform it in groups.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 2, 2015
7:15 pm

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Meeting: Followers of Christ

Meetings

Held every Wednesday starting at 7:15 p.m. This campus worship is a time of intimacy with God. Open to all.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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Thursday, September 03, 2015
September 3, 2015
11:00 am

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Blood Drive

Other

Veterinary Medical Center
2200 College Station Road
Athens, GA
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September 3, 2015
12:00 pm

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Workshop: Teaching the FYO

Classes and Workshops

"Teaching the FYO, An Ideas Exchange," Chase Hagood, assistant director of faculty development and recognition.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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September 3, 2015
4:00 pm

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Guest Lecture: David Rubin

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

“The City as a Landscape: Empathy, Design and the Space Between Buildings," David A. Rubin, recipient of the Rome Prize in Landscape Architecture from the American Academy in Rome, will speak. Rubin is the founding principal of Land Collective, a landscape architecture and urban design studio committed to practicing with an emphasis on socially-purposeful design strategies.

Jackson Street Building
285 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA
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September 3, 2015
5:30 pm

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Bartram Conference: Mapping the Trail

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"An Itinerary of Discovery—Tracing the Bartrams Across the South" Brad Sanders. Part of "Set Off for Georgia. ...," which is a series of events celebrating the 250th anniversary of John and William Bartram's Natural History Expedition in Colonial Georgia.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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September 3, 2015
6:30 pm

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Watercolor and Gouache Workshop

Classes and Workshops

Athens-based artist and educator Brian Hitselberger will lead a four-part workshop introduction to watercolor and gouache materials and techniques. This workshop—with classes held Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24—is open to artists of all levels of experience, from enthusiastic beginners to more seasoned practitioners. All sessions will draw inspiration from the museum’s collections, including works from the archives and many not currently on display. Limited to 15 participants. RSVP to 706-542-8863 or callan@uga.edu.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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September 3, 2015
7:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Georgia Southern

Athletics

Part of the Georgia Challenge.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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September 3, 2015
8:00 pm

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Film: “Om Shanti Om”

Films

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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Friday, September 04, 2015
September 4, 2015
9:00 am

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Friends First Friday: Native Plant Sale Preview

Meetings

Participants will get a sneak peak at a few of the best offerings at this fall's plant sale. RSVP to 706-542-6138 by Sept. 2.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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September 4, 2015
11:30 am

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International Coffee Hour

Meetings, Multicultural

This event is for those who enjoy good food, coffee, conversations with people and exploring and learning new cultures.

Memorial Hall
101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA
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September 4, 2015
12:00 pm

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College of Education Research Colloquium Series

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"The Multifaceted Nature of Mathematics Strategy Development and Achievement," Martha Carr, a professor in the department of educational psychology. Part of the UGA College of Education's Research Colloquium Series, which welcomes experts from within and outside the college to speak on a variety of topics.

Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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September 4, 2015
1:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Mercer

Athletics

Part of the Georgia Challenge.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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September 4, 2015
3:30 pm

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Football Friday Tour

Tours

A guided tour of "Undisputed: Georgia's 1980 National Championship," an exhibit of materials from the UGA Athletic Association Archives.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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September 4, 2015
6:00 pm

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Film: “Mad Max: Fury Road”

Films

Also Sept. 6 at 6 and 9 p.m.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 4, 2015
7:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Clemson

Athletics

Turner Soccer Complex
2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA
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September 4, 2015
7:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Georgia Tech

Athletics

Part of the Georgia Challenge.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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September 4, 2015
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Cross Country at Strut’s Season Opener

Athletics

Oxford, AL
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Saturday, September 05, 2015
September 5, 2015
12:00 pm

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Football vs. University of Louisiana-Monroe

Athletics

To be televised on the SEC Network.

Sanford Stadium
Sanford Drive and Field Street
Athens, GA
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Sunday, September 06, 2015
September 6, 2015
1:00 pm

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2015 Athens Jazz Festival

Performing Arts

Music provided by Classic City DixieDawgs, Classic City Swing Band, Peachtree Band of Jazz, Mary Sigalas, Artie Ball Swing Band and Trey Wright.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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September 6, 2015
1:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Syracuse

Athletics

Part of the Georgia Challenge.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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Monday, September 07, 2015
September 7, 2015
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Labor Day Holiday

Holidays

No classes; offices closed.

Tuesday, September 08, 2015
September 8, 2015
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Women’s Golf at Cardinal Kickoff

Athletics

Atlanta Athletic Club
Johns Creek, GA
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September 8, 2015
12:00 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

Memorial Hall
101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA
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September 8, 2015
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour

Tours

A free 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 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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September 8, 2015
4:00 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Integrating Resource Distribution, Animal Movement and Infectious Disease Dynamics," Richard Hall, assistant research scientist in the Odum School of Ecology. Reception precedes seminar at 3:30 p.m. in lobby.

Ecology Building
140 East Green Street
Athens, GA
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September 8, 2015
6:00 pm

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Class: Concrete Leaf Casting

Classes and Workshops

Lauren Zeichner, a registered landscape architect and local Athens artist, will teach participants how to use large leaves to cast concrete forms. These forms can be used for bird baths or creative garden accents. Registration is required.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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September 8, 2015
7:00 pm

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UGA Hockey vs. Auburn

Recreation and Fitness

The UGA Hockey home opener.

The Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, September 09, 2015
September 9, 2015
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Design, Development and Research Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

Through Sept. 11. The fifth Design, Development and Research Conference will have the the theme "People, Technology and Innovation for Design." This year’s conference will be hosted by the Learning, Design and Technology Program of the Department of Career and Information Studies in the College of Education.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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September 9, 2015
10:00 am

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Workshop: Carrie Bishop

Classes and Workshops

"Encouraging Collaboration with Blogs," Carrie Bishop, coordinator of emerging learning technologies at the Center for Teaching and Learning.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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September 9, 2015
11:00 am

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Blood Drive

Other

Memorial Hall
101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA
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September 9, 2015
12:00 pm

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Nonprofit Volunteer Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Service / Volunteer Opportunities

Hosted by the Center for Leadership and Service. There will be dozens of organization representatives who are excited to tell the UGA community more about their work. These organizations focus on a variety of important issues ranging from mentoring, arts/culture, support for the elderly, sustainability, domestic violence support, support for individuals who have disabilities, health care, literacy, education, hunger and more.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 9, 2015
12:00 pm

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Professional Development School District Brown Bag Conversation

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Faculty and students from all colleges and departments across UGA are invited to bring a brown bag lunch and learn more about the UGA College of Education and Clarke County School District Professional Development School District Partnership. There will be a conversation with current PDSD professors-in-residence, on-site instructors and CCSD administrators about the collaborative partnership work and opportunities to get involved.

Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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September 9, 2015
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: “El Taller de Gráfica Popular”

Tours, Visual Arts

Led by Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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September 9, 2015
3:00 pm

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Exercise and Sport Science Information Session

Meetings

Participants will get more information about applying to the College of Education exercise and sport science major. From 3-4 p.m. and 4-5 p.m.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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September 9, 2015
3:30 pm

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Meeting: University Council Executive Committee

Meetings

The first meeting of the University Council Executive Committee for the 2015-2016 term.

Administration Building
220 South Jackson Street
Athens, GA
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September 9, 2015
5:00 pm

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Intramural Sports Registration Deadline

Recreation and Fitness, Upcoming Deadlines

Deadline for intramural volleyball, battleship and softball. More information on the cost and details of each sport is at http://recsports.uga.edu/content_page/intramural-sports.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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September 9, 2015
6:30 pm

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Discussion on HeForShe

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources

PricewaterhouseCoopers' campaign is a United Nations initiative to promote gender equality around the world. HeForShe's mission is to engage men as agents of change for gender equality. All humans have a role in supporting global gender equity in the workplace, and everyone benefits from working better together. To include a discussion on this new outlook on gender equality and how Women in Business UGA can help promote this initiative on campus.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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Thursday, September 10, 2015
September 10, 2015
12:00 pm

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40 Under 40 Luncheon

Receptions and Recognitions

Sponsored by UGA Alumni Association. Register at http://www.alumni.uga.edu/alumni/index.php/site/40under40/40_under_40_about.

InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta
3315 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA
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September 10, 2015
5:00 pm

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Lecture: “I Am Trayvon Martin”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"I Am Trayvon Martin: Hoodies Up-How One Case Changed a Nation and Ignited the World," UGA alumna Jasmine Rand.

Chapel
109 Herty Field
Athens, GA
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September 10, 2015
6:30 pm

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Student Night at the Museum

Visual Arts

Participants can join the Student Association of the Georgia Museum of Art for a night of music, food, fun and do-it-yourself projects in printmaking. This event will celebrate the exhibition “El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte.”

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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September 10, 2015
6:30 pm

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GLOBES Fall Reception

Receptions and Recognitions

To include food, refreshments and dessert. Donations for the Annette Hatton Scholarship Award accepted. Athens PRIDE will also have silent auction items available to bid on. GLOBES will have Rainbow Roast coffee for participants to taste and purchase. There also will be T-shirts.

Correll Hall
600 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, Ga
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September 10, 2015
7:30 pm

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2nd Thursday Concert Series: UGA Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts

The UGA Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Mark Cedel, will perform the inaugural 2nd Thursday Concert Series concert featuring Holst's "The Planets" and Haydn's "Symphony No. 100, Military."

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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September 10, 2015
8:00 pm

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Film: “Memento”

Films

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 10, 2015
8:00 pm

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Volleyball at Wisconsin

Athletics

Part of the Badger Classic.

Madison, WI
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Friday, September 11, 2015
September 11, 2015
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Men’s Tennis Southern Intercollegiate Championships

Athletics

Through Sept. 14.

Dan Magill Tennis Complex
518 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA
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September 11, 2015
9:30 am

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Morning Mindfulness

Classes and Workshops, Recreation and Fitness

Instructor Jerry Gale will lead a free meditation session to enhance mindful practice in an environment of creative energy. Gale will lead participants in meditation followed by a period of reflection and discussion. RSVP to 706-542-0448 or branew@uga.edu.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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September 11, 2015
10:00 am

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National Preparedness Month Resource Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

The event will include representatives from the UGA Police Department, University Health Center, National EMS, UGA Community Emergency Response Team, UGA Medical Reserve Corps, American Red Cross, Public Health, ACC Emergency Management, GEMA, the UGA American Meteorological Society, as well as an Amateur Radio Display. National Preparedness Month is promoted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The Office of Emergency Preparedness, which provides comprehensive emergency preparedness, homeland security programs and services to the university community, is hosting preparedness month events for a 11th year.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 11, 2015
11:30 am

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International Coffee Hour

Meetings, Multicultural

This event is for those who enjoy good food, coffee, conversations with people and exploring and learning new cultures.

Memorial Hall
101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA
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September 11, 2015
12:20 pm

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Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources

"The New Paradox of Women's Citizenship: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's Postconflict Presidential Rhetoric" Belinda Stillion Southard, department of communication studies.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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September 11, 2015
1:30 pm

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Discussion: Use of Social Media in Terrorism Recruitment

Films, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Two government intelligence analysts will discuss the use of social media in terrorism recruitment, how a person transforms from a patriotic citizen to become a terrorist, as well as patterns in the use of social media related to terrorist organizations.

Chapel
109 Herty Field
Athens, GA
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September 11, 2015
3:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Georgetown

Athletics

Part of the Badger Classic.

Madison, WI
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September 11, 2015
3:00 pm

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Romance Linguistics Colloquium

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Fenton Gardner will present his paper "Double Trouble: Why clitic-doubling of strong pronouns is obligatory in Romance". The presentation will allow for questions and discussion.

Gilbert Hall
210 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA
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September 11, 2015
6:00 pm

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Film: “The Dark Knight”

Films

Also Sept. 11 at 9 p.m.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 11, 2015
7:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. South Carolina

Athletics

Turner Soccer Complex
2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA
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September 11, 2015
7:30 pm

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UGA Hockey vs. Florida

Recreation and Fitness

Tickets can be purchased can be purchased at the Tate Student Center ticket office, online or at the Classic Center Box Office.

The Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA
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Saturday, September 12, 2015
September 12, 2015
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Cross Country at Furman Cross Country Classic

Athletics

Greenville, SC
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September 12, 2015
8:30 am

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Class: Life without Flowers

Classes and Workshops

"Life without Flowers: Mosses, Liverworts, Ferns and Horsetails." Participants will step back 300 million years with Wilf Nicholls, director of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, and get to know plants, their structures and their reproduction.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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September 12, 2015
9:00 am

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Annual Moon Outfitters Trail Run

Recreation and Fitness

Half-Moon Outfitters created and manages this run to raise money for and raise awareness of the State Botanical Garden.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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September 12, 2015
10:00 am

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Family Day: Line, Shape and Form

Tours

Line, shape and form are three important building blocks of works of art. Participants will explore the ways artists use these elements to compose works of art in the permanent collection, then create their own masterpiece to take home.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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September 12, 2015
11:30 am

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OLLI@UGA Fall Opera Luncheon

Performing Arts

This fundraiser luncheon will benefit the OLLI@UGA Opera Scholarship Award Fund for UGA students. Special guests will be Frederick Burchinal, UGA director of opera, and Kathryn Wright, UGA Opera Vocal Coach. The event will also include musical performances by UGA opera students. Register at http://olli.uga.edu/opera-luncheon by Sept. 9.

Buffalo's Cafe
196 Alps Rd #49
Athens, GA
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September 12, 2015
2:00 pm

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“Created Equal” Film Series Screening

Films, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural

Film: "Freedom Riders." Hosted by OLLI@UGA and the Athens-Clarke County Library. Each film screening in this community outreach project will be coupled with a highly qualified discussion leader.

Athens-Clarke County Library
2025 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 12, 2015
3:30 pm

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Football at Vanderbilt

Athletics

To be televised by CBS.

Nashville, TN
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September 12, 2015
6:00 pm

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Film: “Inception”

Films

Also Sept. 12 at 9 p.m.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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Sunday, September 13, 2015
September 13, 2015
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Women’s Golf at Cougar Classic

Athletics

Through Sept. 15

Yeamans Hall Club
Charleston, SC
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September 13, 2015
6:00 pm

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Film: “The Prestige”

Films

Also Sept. 13 at 9 p.m.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 13, 2015
7:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer at Samford

Athletics

Birmingham, AL
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Monday, September 14, 2015
September 14, 2015
9:00 am

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Workshop: Nicole Finkbeiner

Classes and Workshops

"Free Textbooks and Resources, Access on Day One for You and Your Students," Nicole Finkbeiner, associate director of institutional relations at OpenStax College.

Instructional Plaza
185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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September 14, 2015
11:30 am

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Workshop: David Harris

Classes and Workshops

Lunch and discussion with David Harris, editor in chief at OpenStax College. This will be a time to informally share information about projects and ask OpenStax College leaders any questions regarding their free textbooks. OpenStax College also will share information on future projects as well.

Instructional Plaza
185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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September 14, 2015
1:00 pm

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Workshop: Nicole Finkbeiner

Classes and Workshops

"Institutional Models to Increase Student Success through the Use of Open Educational Resources," Nicole Finkbeiner, associate director for institutional relations at OpenStax College.

Instructional Plaza
185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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September 14, 2015
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Rosh Hashanah

Holidays

Jewish religious observance.

September 14, 2015
6:30 pm

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Class: Fundamentals of Photography

Classes and Workshops

Classes are held on Monday at 6:30 p.m. through Nov. 9. Participants will learn to take great photographs with whatever camera they have. While emphasis is on digital single lens reflex cameras, the majority of subject matter applies to photography with any camera, including smart phones and point and shoot cameras. Class size limited to 18.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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September 14, 2015
7:00 pm

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Film Screening: “Merchants of Doubt”

Films

Screening of the 2015 documentary film "Merchants of Doubt" followed by a question-and-answer session with former U.S. Congressman Bob Inglis.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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Tuesday, September 15, 2015
September 15, 2015
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Meeting: Board of Regents

Meetings

Board Room
Atlanta, GA
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September 15, 2015
10:00 am

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University Woman’s Club Fall Coffee

Meetings

This event is a time to visit with prospective members while enjoying some refreshments. This event is limited to University Woman's Club members and prospective members

President’s House
570 Prince Ave
Athens, GA
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September 15, 2015
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Classes: American Sign Language Levels 1 - 4

Classes and Workshops

Class schedules vary by level and location. Through Nov .21. Participants can earn both basic and advanced certificates in classroom courses offered at UGA's Athens and Gwinnett campuses. Open to students age 16 and older.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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September 15, 2015
12:30 pm

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Lunchtime Time Machine

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Did Europeans Ever Stop 'Going Medieval' on Each Other?"

LeConte Hall
250 Baldwin St
Athens, GA
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September 15, 2015
2:00 pm

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Artist Lecture: Farrah Karapetian

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

A lecture from past guest artist and exhibitioner Farrah Karapetian on her new exhibit "Step Twice."

Lamar Dodd School of Art
270 River Road
Athens, GA
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September 15, 2015
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour

Tours

A free 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 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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September 15, 2015
3:30 pm

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University Lecture: Bob Inglis

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"The Climate Conscience of a Conservative," Bob Inglis, a former U.S. congressman. Inglis' visit is cosponsored by the Division of Biological Sciences, Georgia Initiative for Climate and Society, School of Public and International Affairs, College of Engineering, Odum School of Ecology, College of Public Health and Franklin College of Arts and Sciences.

Chapel
109 Herty Field
Athens, GA
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September 15, 2015
5:30 pm

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Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture: Farrah Karapetian

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Farrah Karapetian is a Los Angeles-based artist who works in sculpture, installation and photography.

Lamar Dodd School of Art
270 River Road
Athens, GA
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September 15, 2015
5:30 pm

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Cultural Capacity Certificate Program Information Session

Meetings

This is for those students interested in internationalizing their UGA experience. The Cultural Capacity Certificate Program, facilitated by the department of international student life, allows students to explore their own cultural identities and learn how culture impacts and shapes the world and interactions with each other.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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September 15, 2015
7:30 pm

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Demosthenian Literary Society Debate

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Topic: "What's the best economic argument for sound climate policy?" Debaters will include UGA professor Jeff Dorfman and former U.S. Congressman Bob Inglis.

Demosthenian Hall
105 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA
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September 15, 2015
8:00 pm

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Concert: Hodgson Wind Ensemble

Performing Arts

The Hodgson Wind Ensemble's inaugural concert.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
September 16, 2015
9:00 am

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Class: Fall Wildflowers of Stone Mountain

Classes and Workshops

Linda Chafin, conservation botanist at the State Botanical Garden, will teach students how to recognize fall-blooming wildflowers of granite outcrops.

Stone Mountain Park Education Annex
1000 Robert E Lee Boulevard
Stone Mountain, GA
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September 16, 2015
11:00 am

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Workshop: Elizabeth Davis

Classes and Workshops

"Written Assignments for FYO Students," Elizabeth Davis, coordinator of the Writing Certificate Program.

Instructional Plaza
185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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September 16, 2015
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two

Tours, Visual Arts

Highlights from the Permanent Collection. Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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September 16, 2015
5:00 pm

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Intramural Sport Registration Deadline

Recreation and Fitness, Upcoming Deadlines

Deadline for intramural ultimate Frisbee. More information on the cost and details is at http://recsports.uga.edu/content_page/intramural-sports.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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Thursday, September 17, 2015
September 17, 2015
7:00 am

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Terry Third Thursday: Benjamin C. Ayers

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Speaker: Ben Ayers, dean of the Terry College of Business and holds the Earl Davis Chair in Taxation. Terry Third Thursday is a breakfast speaker series for the Atlanta business community and 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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September 17, 2015
8:00 am

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Agroforestry and Wildlife Field Day

Classes and Workshops

The Agroforestry and Wildlife Field Day is designed to inform private landowners, outdoor enthusiasts and those in the forestry and agribusiness communities about the management of the natural environment.

Westbrook Research Farm
Ellis Road
Griffin , GA
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September 17, 2015
8:00 am

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The State of Education in Georgia Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

This eighth annual conference includes keynotes, breakout sessions and discussion on timely topics concerning P-12 education in Georgia.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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September 17, 2015
9:00 am

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Class: Plants and Pollinators

Classes and Workshops

"Class: Plants & Pollinators: Co-dependence and Conservation." Participants will more about human dependence on pollinators and discover how to safeguard them in backyards and local ecosystems through gardening, bee-house building and eco-friendly lifestyles.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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September 17, 2015
9:30 am

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Workshop: Bret Eynon

Classes and Workshops

"How to Help Students Learn More Deeply and Progress Toward Completion," Bret Eynon, a historian and associate dean for academic affairs at LaGuardia Community College.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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September 17, 2015
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Class: Photoshop for Photographers

Classes and Workshops

Classes are held on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. through Nov. 5. Photoshop for Photographers begins with the basics but then goes into an in-depth look at Photoshop/Photoshop Elements. Participants will learn techniques that are the same in both Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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September 17, 2015
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Class: Lighting and Flash for Digital Photography

Classes and Workshops

Classes will be held on Thursday at 6 p.m. through Oct. 22. Participants will learn the proper lighting and flash techniques for digital photography. Designed for beginners.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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September 17, 2015
12:30 pm

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Maria Hinojosa Speaks on “The New South”

Films, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Maria Hinojosa, host of the Peabody-winning public radio program "Latino USA," will be speaking on the topic "The New South: People of the New America." The event will include a screening of an episode from Hinojosa's PBS show "America by the Numbers," focusing on cultural diversity in Clarkston. Co-sponsored by UGA's Peabody Awards, Hinojosa’s visit kicks off a series of community events organized by Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute and UGA Libraries coinciding with National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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September 17, 2015
1:00 pm

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Workshop: Bret Eynon

Classes and Workshops

"Learning Across Boundaries: Integrating the Curricular and the Experiential for Learning," Bret Eynon, historian and associate dean for academic affairs at LaGuardia Community College.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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September 17, 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 be held in Atlanta at the Terry College Executive Education Center on the third floor of the One Live Oak Building at 3475 Lenox Road.

Terry Executive Education Center in Atlanta
One Live Oak Center, 3475 Lenox Road
Atlanta, GA
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September 17, 2015
2:00 pm

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Constitution Day at UGA

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

The School of Public and International Affairs, the American Founding Group and the UGA Law School will host UGA's Constitution Day events as part of the annual celebration of America's founding document. The centerpiece of this celebration will be a lecture by Jack Rakove, a Pulitzer Prize-winning professor of history, political science and law at Stanford University. The lecture will take place at the UGA Chapel. The event is an opportunity for UGA and the surrounding community to engage with the U.S. Constitution and the important role that it has and continues to play in the nation and state's history. In addition, there will be an exhibit of historical documents related to the Constitution and the nation's founding, hosted by the Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library, on display in front of the Chapel before and after the address.

Chapel
109 Herty Field
Athens, GA
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September 17, 2015
2:30 pm

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Archive Fever

Visual Arts

Archive Fever is a new program that explores research and visual culture.

Lamar Dodd School of Art
270 River Road
Athens, GA
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September 17, 2015
5:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: Lisa Lee

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Isa Genzken: Geometries of Lived Perspective," Lisa Lee, an assistant professor of art history at Emory University. Lee will discusses German artist Genzken, whose large wooden sculptures challenge the understanding of line and surface.

Lamar Dodd School of Art
270 River Road
Athens, GA
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September 17, 2015
5:30 pm

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Bartram Conference Lectures

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Rediscovering the Southern Landscape of the Late 18th Century," Philip Juras. Also "The Art of William Bartram," Janice Simon. Part of "Set Off for Georgia. ...," which is a series of events celebrating the 250th anniversary of John and William Bartram's Natural History Expedition in Colonial Georgia.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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September 17, 2015
6:00 pm

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Thursday Twilight Tour

Tours, Visual Arts

Highlights from the Permanent Collection. Led by docents during Third Thursday.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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September 17, 2015
6:00 pm

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Third Thursday

Visual Arts

Seven 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 & Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens, Ciné, the Classic Center and ATHICA will be open from 6 until 9 p.m. to showcase their visual-arts programming.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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September 17, 2015
6:30 pm

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“The Figure 8” Gallery Talk

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts

A discussion with the group of artists behind the new exhibition "The Figure 8."

Lamar Dodd School of Art
270 River Road
Athens, GA
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September 17, 2015
7:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer at LSU

Athletics

To be televised on the SEC Network.

Baton Rouge, LA
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September 17, 2015
8:00 pm

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Film: “Toy Story”

Films

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 17, 2015
8:00 pm

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Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series: Milton Masciadri

Performing Arts

Third-generation double bass player, UNESCO Artist for Peace and bestowed by UGA with the title University Professor, Milton Masciadri will appear in a recital.

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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Friday, September 18, 2015
September 18, 2015
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Women’s Golf at Mason Rudolph Championship

Athletics

Through Sept. 20

Vanderbilt Legends Club
Franklin, TN
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September 18, 2015
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Exhibition: “Seeing Georgia”

Exhibitions

Through July 30, 2016. "Seeing Georgia: Changing Visions of Tourism in the Modern South" investigates how the state transformed itself from a way station along the route to Florida into a tourist destination during the 20th century.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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September 18, 2015
8:00 am

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2015 Annual Professional Enrichment Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

This daylong learning and networking experience promotes professional and personal development for staff, graduate students and faculty. Susan Komives, a renowned scholar, author and student affairs practitioner, will be this year’s keynote speaker.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 18, 2015
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Men’s Tennis at Oracle/ITA Masters

Athletics

Through Sept. 20.

Malibu, CA
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September 18, 2015
10:00 am

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Mason Public Leadership Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Speakers: Pete Correll and Dan Amos. Supported by a donation from Terry College of Business alumnus and lawyer Keith Mason, who has held various public service roles throughout the past 20 years, the Mason Lecture is part of the Institute for Leadership Advancement’s student-led 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.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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September 18, 2015
11:30 am

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International Coffee Hour

Meetings, Multicultural

This event is for those who enjoy good food, coffee, conversations with people and exploring and learning new cultures.

Memorial Hall
101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA
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September 18, 2015
12:20 pm

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Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources

"Critical Sexuality Education Topics from a Queer-Affirming, Sex-Positive Pedagogy," Katy Janousek, University Health Center.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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September 18, 2015
1:00 pm

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Dedication Ceremony and Groundbreaking

Receptions and Recognitions

A dedication ceremony will be held for Correll Hall. A groundbreaking ceremony for Phase II of the Terry Business Learning Community also will take place.

Correll Hall
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September 18, 2015
3:30 pm

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Football Friday Tour

Tours

A guided tour of "Undisputed: Georgia's 1980 National Championship," an exhibit of materials from the UGA Athletic Association Archives.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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September 18, 2015
4:00 pm

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Equestrian Red and Black Scrimmage

Athletics

Bishop, GA
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September 18, 2015
6:00 pm

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Film: “Jurassic World”

Films

Also Sept. 20 at 6 and 9 p.m.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 18, 2015
6:00 pm

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Presidents Club

Receptions and Recognitions

An annual reception recognizing top donors to UGA.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 18, 2015
6:00 pm

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Art Party: Exhibition Opening Extravaganza

Receptions and Recognitions, Visual Arts

To celebrate the opening of four new exhibitions: "Step Twice," "Slagfields," "Role Models" and "The Figure 8."

Lamar Dodd School of Art
270 River Road
Athens, GA
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September 18, 2015
7:00 pm

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Volleyball at Wake Forest

Athletics

Part of the Demon Deacon Classic.

Winston-Salem, NC
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Saturday, September 19, 2015
September 19, 2015
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Men’s Golf at DICK’S Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup

Athletics

Through Sept. 21.

Nashville, TN
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September 19, 2015
10:00 am

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Volleyball vs. Hofstra

Athletics

Part of the Demon Deacon Classic.

Winston-Salem, NC
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September 19, 2015
12:00 pm

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Science at the Stadium: Ocean Discovery Zone

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Other

Visit the Ocean Discovery Zone to explore the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico and learn about the importance of healthy ocean ecosystems. Meet local marine scientists and discover the tools they use to conduct deep-sea research in the gulf. The Ocean Discovery Zone is a “Science at the Stadium” outreach activity presented by the UGA-led Ecosystem Impacts of Oil and Gas Inputs to the Gulf research program and the UGA Department of Marine Sciences. This will take place in front of the Marine Sciences Building on Sanford Drive

Marine Science Building
325 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA
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September 19, 2015
3:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. VCU

Athletics

Part of the Demon Deacon Classic.

Winston-Salem, NC
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September 19, 2015
6:00 pm

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Football vs. South Carolina

Athletics

To be televised by ESPN.

Sanford Stadium
Sanford Drive and Field Street
Athens, GA
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September 19, 2015
7:30 pm

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Rock Eagle Saturday at the Rock

Films

"Movie at the Mound." Participants will see a movie under the stars. "A Bugs Life" will be shown. Advanced registration is required. RSVP to 706-484-4838 or jtorhan1@uga.edu.

Rock Eagle 4-H Center
350 Rock Eagle Road
Eatonton, GA
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Sunday, September 20, 2015
September 20, 2015
3:00 pm

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Concert

Performing Arts

The Performing Arts Center’s 20th season opens as conductor Robert Spano brings the combined forces of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the 200-voice Atlanta Symphony Chorus for Mahler’s "Symphony No. 2, Resurrection."

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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September 20, 2015
5:15 pm

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108 Sun Salutation Festival

Recreation and Fitness

Participants will celebrate nature, the change of season and National Yoga Month with this ancient and powerful practice of a sun salutation, a series of 12 linked yoga poses said to detoxify, massage and stimulate every organ in the body.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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Monday, September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015
12:00 pm

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Study Abroad Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Multicultural

Also Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students can come to the fair to learn about different study abroad programs and meet fellow UGA students who've studied abroad.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 21, 2015
6:00 pm

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Lecture: Active Investing vs. Passive Investing

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Certified Financial Planner Ed Worrell, managing director of investments, and Eric Worrell, CRPC, financial advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC., will have a general discussion about mutual funds and exchange traded funds. Hosted by the UGA-Griffin campus. RSVP to uga.edu/griffin by Sept. 7.

UGA-Griffin
1109 Experiment St.
Griffin, GA
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Tuesday, September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015
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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September 22, 2015
10:30 am

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Workshop: Using WordPress for Course ePortfolios

Classes and Workshops

"Using WordPress for Course ePortfolios," Carrie Bishop, coordinator of emerging learning technologies at the Center for Teaching and Learning.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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September 22, 2015
11:00 am

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Study Abroad Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Multicultural

Students can come to the fair to learn about different study abroad programs and meet fellow UGA students who've studied abroad.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 22, 2015
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour

Tours

A free 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 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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September 22, 2015
3:30 pm

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Meeting: University Council

Meetings

The first meeting of the University Council for the 2015-2016 term.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 22, 2015
4:00 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Communicating Ecological Dynamics: Are Food Webs Misleading Cartoons or Instructive Simplifications?" Robert Paine, professor emeritus, University of Washington. Reception precedes seminar at 3:30 p.m. in lobby. Hosted by the Odum School Graduate Student Association.

Ecology Building
140 East Green Street
Athens, GA
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September 22, 2015
5:30 pm

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Meeting: The Rest of the Story Book Club

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

September’s selection: "Confederates in the Attic," by Tony Horowitz. To include a discussion on works connected to upcoming/ongoing exhibitions and programs at the Special Collections Libraries. The monthly titles are selected (and discussions led) by special collections staff who help to create these displays/programs. Each selection 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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September 22, 2015
8:00 pm

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Swing Night in the Garden

Recreation and Fitness

Participants will learn some new steps and dance away the last summer evening of 2015. No experience or partner required.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015
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Yom Kippur

Holidays

Jewish religious observance.

September 23, 2015
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Eid al-Adha

Holidays

Islamic religious observance.

September 23, 2015
12:00 pm

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Lunchtime Gallery Talk with Miranda Maynard

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts

A lunchtime talk with Miranda Maynard, one of the exhibitioners behind "Role Models."

Lamar Dodd School of Art
270 River Road
Athens, GA
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September 23, 2015
2:00 pm

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Artful Conversation: “McIntosh County Shouters”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts

Join Callan Steinman, associate curator of education, for a discussion of Art Rosenbaum’s painting “McIntosh County Shouters.”

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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September 23, 2015
5:30 pm

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Class: Getting to Know the Terry College of Business

Classes and Workshops

This is for those students who need advice on setting up a class schedule or choosing a major. Participants will mingle with upperclassmen and presidents of different Terry College organizations to learn about how to be successful in the college.

Memorial Hall
101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA
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Thursday, September 24, 2015
September 24, 2015
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Men’s Tennis at Cajun Classic

Athletics

Through Sept. 27.

Baton Rouge, LA
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September 24, 2015
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Women’s Tennis at Puerto Rico College Challenge

Athletics

Through Sept. 27.

Palmas del Mar, PR
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September 24, 2015
10:45 am

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UGAAlert Test

Other

The next test of UGAAlert will be held at approximately 10:45 a.m. Campus community members should update their information prior to the test at www.ugaalert.uga.edu.

September 24, 2015
12:00 pm

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CTL Workshop

Classes and Workshops

"Building Successful Community Partnerships for Service-Learning in the Health Professions: The GRU/UGA Medical Partnership Experience," will be led by Laurel Murrow, assistant professor of medicine for the GRU/UGA Medical Partnership. In addition to a presentation, participants can expect to enjoy opportunities to interact with colleagues from other health-related professions at UGA and beyond.

Russell Hall (HSC)
1425 Prince Avenue
Athens, GA
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September 24, 2015
3:00 pm

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Embracing Diversity

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural

Keynote speaker: Han S. Park, a professor and director of the School of Public and International Affairs Center for Study of Global Issues. This event also celebrates individuals who have completed the Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion. This event will include music and food immediately following the program.

Chapel
109 Herty Field
Athens, GA
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September 24, 2015
5:00 pm

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Engineering Career and Internship Night

Receptions and Recognitions, Other

Engineering Career and Internship Night provides employers an opportunity to meet with UGA engineering talent and discuss potential internship, co-op and full-time opportunities.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 24, 2015
5:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: Seth Hopkins

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Seth Hopkins, director of the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, will deliver the lecture "Contemporary Western Art: More than Cowboys and Indians." The Booth houses the country's best collection of contemporary western American art. Hopkins will define “contemporary” and “western” in this lecture while tracing artistic developments in western art over the past 50 years. He also will discuss the daunting legacy facing today’s western artists, left by those working from 1830 to 1930.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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September 24, 2015
6:00 pm

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Class: “Insects, Sustainable Foods and You”

Classes and Workshops

"Entomology: Insects, Sustainable Foods and You." Hosted by the UGA Bug Dawgs, the Athens Science Cafe and the State Botanical Gardens, this event tries to get people to embrace entomophagy by promoting the eating of insects.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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September 24, 2015
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2015 Southern Translational Education and Research Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

Through Sept. 25. UGA will host a regional scientific conference for faculty, students, residents and fellows that focuses on the latest advances in translational research for improving human health.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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September 24, 2015
8:00 pm

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Film: “Tangled”

Films

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 24, 2015
8:00 pm

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Performance: “A Behanding In Spokane”

Performing Arts

Also Sept. 25, 29-30, Oct. 1-2 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 27 and Oct. 4 at 2:30 p.m. This black comedy by one of the greatest living Irish playwrights features a man who has been searching for his missing left hand for a quarter century. Enter two bickering lovebirds with a hand to sell and hotel clerk with an aversion to gunfire for a hilarious roller coaster of love, hate, desperation and hope.

Fine Arts Building
255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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Friday, September 25, 2015
September 25, 2015
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Meeting: Georgia Athletic Association Board

Meetings

Time to be announced.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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September 25, 2015
9:30 am

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Morning Mindfulness

Classes and Workshops, Recreation and Fitness

Instructor Jerry Gale will lead a free meditation session to enhance mindful practice in an environment of creative energy. Gale will lead participants in meditation followed by a period of reflection and discussion. RSVP to 706-542-0448 or branew@uga.edu.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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September 25, 2015
10:00 am

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Equestrian vs. Texas A&M

Athletics

Bishop, GA
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September 25, 2015
11:30 am

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International Coffee Hour

Meetings, Multicultural

This event is for those who enjoy good food, coffee, conversations with people and exploring and learning new cultures.

Memorial Hall
101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA
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September 25, 2015
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Fall 2015 UGA Parents and Families Weekend

Other

The annual UGA fall Parents and Families Weekend will be held Sept. 25-26. Save the date now to come to campus beginning on Sept. 25, followed by a tailgate before the UGA vs. Southern University football game on Sept. 26. Online registration will begin in June.

September 25, 2015
12:20 pm

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Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources

"A Real Life 'Scandal': Black Women Writers, Images, and Representation in Hollywood," Kristyl Tift, Women's Studies and Theatre and Film Studies.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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September 25, 2015
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Cross Country at Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown

Athletics

Boston, MA
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September 25, 2015
3:30 pm

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Football Friday Tour

Tours

A guided tour of "Undisputed: Georgia's 1980 National Championship," an exhibit of materials from the UGA Athletic Association Archives.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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September 25, 2015
6:00 pm

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Film: “Inside Out”

Films

Also Sept. 27 at 6 and 9 p.m.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 25, 2015
7:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Arkansas

Athletics

Turner Soccer Complex
2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA
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Saturday, September 26, 2015
September 26, 2015
9:00 am

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Class: Fall Wildflowers of the Georgia Piedmont

Classes and Workshops

Linda Chafin, conservation botanist, will teach students how to recognize the most common fall-blooming wildflowers in the Georgia Piedmont and introduce them to the basic botanical terminology used in identifying and describing fall-flowering plants.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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September 26, 2015
9:30 am

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23rd Annual Insect-ival

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

This is a creepy, crawly and fun family festival. Discovery stations, roach and beetle races, an insect cafe, puppet shows and lots of live insects will highlight this year’s event.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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September 26, 2015
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Football vs. Southern University

Athletics

Time to be announced.

Sanford Stadium
Sanford Drive and Field Street
Athens, GA
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Sunday, September 27, 2015
September 27, 2015
1:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Texas A&M

Athletics

To be televised on ESPNU.

Turner Soccer Complex
2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA
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September 27, 2015
1:30 pm

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Volleyball vs. Tennessee

Athletics

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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September 27, 2015
3:00 pm

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Spotlight Tour

Tours, Visual Arts

Highlights from the Permanent Collection. Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Monday, September 28, 2015
September 28, 2015
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Class: Cultivating a Strategic Mindset for Growth

Classes and Workshops

Through Sept. 30. This three-day program integrates three disciplines critical to every business leader who needs to develop an enterprise-wide lens that enables new business growth. The highly interactive program equips participants with a sharper set of strategic-thinking skills and a plan of action to create a sustainable competitive advantage.

UGA Gwinnett Campus
2530 Sever Road NW
Lawrenceville, GA
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September 28, 2015
2:30 pm

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Blood Drive

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East Campus Village
365 River Rd.
Athens, GA
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September 28, 2015
3:30 pm

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Sustainable Food Systems Seminar Series Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

“How to Create the Perfect Harmful Algal Bloom; Non-sustainable Water and Nutrient Management in Agricultural Watersheds," Susan Wilde, an assistant professor in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.

Conner Hall
147 Cedar Street
Athens, GA
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September 28, 2015
5:30 pm

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Cultural Capacity Certificate Program Information Session

Meetings

This is for those students interested in internationalizing their UGA experience. The Cultural Capacity Certificate Program, facilitated by the department of international student life, allows students to explore their own cultural identities and learn how culture impacts and shapes the world and interactions with each other.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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September 28, 2015
7:00 pm

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Full Moon Hike

Recreation and Fitness

Each walk will focus on a different topic such as the moon, constellations or nocturnal creatures.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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Tuesday, September 29, 2015
September 29, 2015
10:00 am

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Blood Drive

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Hodgson Oil Building
286 Oconee Street
Athens, GA
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September 29, 2015
12:00 pm

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Black Faculty and Staff Organization Scholarship Luncheon

Receptions and Recognitions

The Black and Faculty Staff Organization awards scholarships annually to UGA undergraduate, graduate and professional students. This year's keynote speaker is Rev. Francys Johnson, the state president of the Georgia NAACP and a graduate of the UGA Law School.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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September 29, 2015
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour

Tours

A free 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 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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September 29, 2015
4:00 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Ecosystem Tipping Points, Chemical Ecology and the Death Spiral of Coral Reefs," Mark Hay, a professor and Harry and Linda Teasley Chair in the School of Biology at Georgia Tech. Reception precedes seminar at 3:30 p.m. in lobby. Host: Alan Covich.

Ecology Building
140 East Green Street
Athens, GA
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September 29, 2015
7:00 pm

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Sunflower Music Series: Arvin Scott

Performing Arts

Arvin Scott will bring jazz to the garden. Scott teaches at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music. His performance will feature a full combo for the concert. Jazz singer Marti Winkler will open the show.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015
1:00 pm

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Lecture: Cynthia Ward

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Strategies for Teaching the Millennial Student," Cynthia Ward, professor of small animal internal medicine in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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September 30, 2015
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two

Tours, Visual Arts

Highlights from the Permanent Collection. Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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September 30, 2015
5:00 pm

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Intramural Tournament Registration Deadline

Recreation and Fitness, Upcoming Deadlines

Deadline for intramural badminton doubles tournament. More information on the cost and details is at http://recsports.uga.edu/content_page/intramural-sports.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
330 River Road
Athens, GA
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