Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

July 2015

Thursday, July 02, 2015
July 2, 2015
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Short Session II Classes Begin

Official University Events

July 2, 2015
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Drop/Add for Short Session II

Official University Events

For undergraduate level courses (1000 – 5999) and graduate level courses (6000-9999). Through July 7.

July 2, 2015
10:00 am

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Guest Seminar: Sher Ali

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"A Brief Overview of U.S. Federal Food Safety Programs," Sher Ali, a retired federal employee of the Office of Public Health Science, Food Safety and Inspection Service and U.S. Department of Agriculture. Sponsored by the Chinese Visiting Scholars Association.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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Friday, July 03, 2015
July 3, 2015
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Independence Day Holiday Observed

Holidays

No classes; offices closed.

Saturday, July 04, 2015
July 4, 2015
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Independence Day

Holidays

Monday, July 06, 2015
July 6, 2015
5:00 pm

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Short Session I Grades Due

Upcoming Deadlines

Due by 5 p.m.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015
July 7, 2015
2:00 pm

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Summer Tuesday Tour

Tours

Led by a docent.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, July 08, 2015
July 8, 2015
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Biological TEM Workshop

Classes and Workshops

Through July 10. A three-day intensive workshop on biological sample preparation for Transmission Electron Microscopy and training on the TEM. Lunch is provided.

Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr
Athens, GA
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July 8, 2015
2:00 pm

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Artful Conversation

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts

Participants will join Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, for an in-depth conversation about selected prints in the exhibition “El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte.”

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Thursday, July 09, 2015
July 9, 2015
10:15 am

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UGAAlert System Test

Other

Because of the recent transition to a new provider, a full test of the UGAAlert emergency notification system will be conducted July 9 at 10:15 a.m. Prior to the test, it is very important that students, faculty and staff review their information at www.ugaalert.uga.edu to make sure their specific preferences for being notified are accurate.In the event of an actual emergency the test will be rescheduled.

July 9, 2015
7:00 pm

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Viva México Film Series Screening

Films

"An Artful Revolution: The Life and Art of the Taller de Gráfica Popular.” This documentary explores the life and art of the artists of the Mexican printmaking collective started in the 1930s. Co-produced by Octavio Blanco and Rivka Einy. Following the film, join Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, and Melissa Harshman, printmaking chair at the Lamar Dodd School of Art, for a gallery discussion in the exhibition.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Friday, July 10, 2015
July 10, 2015
9:00 am

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Friends First Friday

Other

"Not Your Grandmother’s Roses," Bobbi Reed. This monthly event includes a full breakfast and an opportunity to meet new people while learning about the garden, gardening or garden history. RSVP to 706-542-6138 by July 8.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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Saturday, July 11, 2015
July 11, 2015
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Exhibition: “Ralph Chessé”

Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Through Oct. 4. Ralph Chessé was a painter, sculptor and puppeteer who spent time in New Orleans, Europe and San Francisco. His travels and his work as a theater actor and puppeteer deeply influenced his work. This exhibition gathers paintings, puppets and works on paper that span his long and multifaceted career.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Tuesday, July 14, 2015
July 14, 2015
2:00 pm

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Summer Tuesday Tour

Tours

Led by a docent.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, July 15, 2015
July 15, 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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Thursday, July 16, 2015
July 16, 2015
7:00 am

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Terry Third Thursday: Saxby Chambliss

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Speaker: Saxby Chambliss, who served in the U.S. Senate for two terms and in the U.S. House of Representatives for four terms. 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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July 16, 2015
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Short Session II Midterm

Official University Events

July 16, 2015
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Withdrawal Deadline for Short Session II

Official University Events, Upcoming Deadlines

July 16, 2015
6:00 pm

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Third Thursday

Tours, 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 to showcase their visual-arts programming.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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July 16, 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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July 16, 2015
7:00 pm

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Viva México Film Series Screening

Films

“The Storm That Swept Mexico." The Mexican Revolution (1910–20) was the first revolution of the 20th century and the first one recorded on film. This documentary examines the immensely complex historical, social, political, economic and cultural forces that generated the conflict, determined its trajectory and influenced its legacy. The revolution changed the course of Mexican history and had a profound impact on relationships between Mexico and the rest of the world. Produced by Ray Telles. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte."

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Friday, July 17, 2015
July 17, 2015
5:30 pm

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90 Carlton: Summer

Receptions and Recognitions, Visual Arts

The Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art will present a reception featuring the summer exhibitions. To include light refreshments by Epting Events, gallery activities, door prizes and “Ask the Experts.” RSVP to gmoarsvp@uga.edu or 706-542-4199.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Saturday, July 18, 2015
July 18, 2015
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Eid al-Fitr

Holidays

Islamic religious observance.

July 18, 2015
9:30 am

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Class on Hummingbirds

Classes and Workshops

"Where Do the Hummingbirds 'Hide' at the Botanical Garden?" Participants will learn where the hummingbirds perch and “hide” throughout the garden. Class time will be spent discussing the mapped hummingbird trail while discovering tips for spotting these tiny creatures in Georgia habitats.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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July 18, 2015
10:00 am

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Family Day: Puppetry Party

Visual Arts

Families are invited to check out paintings, puppets and works on paper by artist Ralph Chessé, then create their own scarf marionette puppets in the Michael and Mary Erlanger Studio Classroom. Participants will receive basic puppeteer instruction so they can put on a show back at home. This program will include a performance of “The World of Anansi the Spider,” presented by the Columbia Marionette Theater in the auditorium at 11 a.m. The show will last approximately 30 minutes and features several folk tales narrated by the storyteller Anansi, a classic character in African, Jamaican and Gullah stories.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Tuesday, July 21, 2015
July 21, 2015
2:00 pm

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Summer Tuesday Tour

Tours

Led by a docent.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, July 22, 2015
July 22, 2015
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: Kress Connections

Tours, Visual Arts

Join Brittany Ranew, Kress Interpretive Fellow, for a special look at works in the Samuel H. Kress Collection and connections to other works in the permanent collection.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Saturday, July 25, 2015
July 25, 2015
9:00 am

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Class: Plant Families of Georgia

Classes and Workshops

"All in The Family: Important Plant Families of Georgia." In this class, participants will learn about some important plant families, recognizing their characteristics in the classroom or garden. The class will give participants the skills to quickly identify the unknown plants that they might run across.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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Sunday, July 26, 2015
July 26, 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, July 27, 2015
July 27, 2015
7:00 pm

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UGA Day in Atlanta

Other

Pre-register by July 22.

College Football Hall of Fame
250 Marietta St. NW
Atlanta, GA
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
July 28, 2015
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Classes End

Other

For Thru Term and Extended Summer Session.

July 28, 2015
2:00 pm

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Summer Tuesday Tour

Tours

Led by a docent.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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July 28, 2015
5:30 pm

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Meeting: The Rest of the Story Book Club

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Meetings, Women’s Resources

Sponsored by the UGA Special Collections Libraries, the book for July is Janisse Ray's "Drifting into Darien." Light refreshments will be served.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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July 28, 2015
7:00 pm

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Sunflower Concert: Grassland String Band

Performing Arts

The Grassland String Band will bring their take on bluegrass/Americana music. To include a set with special guest Claire Campbell from the acclaimed band Hope for a Golden Summer.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
July 29, 2015
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Final Exams

Official University Events

For Extended Summer Session and Thru Term. Through July 30.

July 29, 2015
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Short Session II Classes End

Other

July 29, 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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Thursday, July 30, 2015
July 30, 2015
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Short Session II Final Exams

Official University Events

Friday, July 31, 2015
July 31, 2015
7:00 pm

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Full Moon Hike

Recreation and Fitness

The trails at the State Botanical Garden offer so much to discover at night, especially during summer. Participants can see the lightning bug display in June and July, search for glow worms and phosphorescent fungus and hear the frogs, cicadas and katydids. Each walk will focus on a different topic. Participants should be prepared to hike up to 2 miles on wooded trails and in the garden. Those with young children or infants are advised to bring a backpack carrier. Pre-registration is required.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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