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Mon, April 27, 2015
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Spring Semester Classes End

Official University Events, Other

Mon, April 27, 2015
9:30 am

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Warnell Dean Finalist Presentation

Other, Free Events

Presentation by Mark Ryan, the Rucker Professor of Wildlife Conservation and director of the School of Natural Resources at the University of Missouri, Columbia.

R. C. Wilson Pharmacy Building, Room 120

250 West Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 27, 2015
2:30 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

East Campus Village

365 River Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 27, 2015
3:35 pm

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Sustainable Food Systems Seminar Series Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"USDA National Needs Fellows: Student Research." The USDA-NIFA NNF program funding supports a master's-level graduate program emphasizing interdisciplinary work on food system problems. The first cohort of graduate students began in August 2014. Participants will hear about the unique projects conducted at UGA.

Conner Hall, Room 103

147 Cedar Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 27, 2015
6:00 pm

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Recital: Bulldog Brass Society

Performing Arts, Free Events

The Bulldog Brass Society, a graduate brass quintet at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, will give a recital. The event will include Calvert's "Suite from the Monteregian Hills," Brahms' "Chorale Preludes" and Ewazen's "Colchester Fantasy." The performance also will feature a special appearance by the group's coach, Philip Smith, a UGA professor and former principal trumpet of the New York Philharmonic.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 27, 2015
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Construction advisory: Rock blasting in access road

Blasting will occur April 27 through May 1 at 6 p.m. and May 2 at 6 p.m., if needed due to weather delays. A portion of the access road between the McPhaul Center and the west side of the R.C. Wilson Pharmacy Building will be closed for approximately 30 minutes before and after each rock blasting.

Mon, April 27, 2015
6:30 pm

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The Stoop: An Evening of Spoken Word and Art

Multicultural, Performing Arts, Free Events

In honor of National Poetry Month, the Institute for African American Studies and Graduate and Professional Scholars are hosting The Stoop: An Evening of Spoken Word and Art, a spoken word event.

Ciné
234 W. Hancock Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 27, 2015
6:30 pm

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Film on the 50: “Guardians of the Galaxy”

Films, Free Events

An outdoor showing of the 2014 film "Guardians of the Galaxy." Admission is exclusive to students. Free food, T-shirts and prizes. A fireworks display will cap off the evening. Gate 10 of the stadium will open at 5 p.m. Chairs are not permitted, but students are encouraged to bring blankets.

Sanford Stadium

Sanford Drive and Field Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 27, 2015
7:00 pm

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Film Screening and Discussion

Films, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

The UGA College of Engineering will host a free screening of the documentary "eXXpedition." The film chronicles a voyage by 14 women across the Atlantic Ocean to uncover answers about the health of the oceans and human bodies. Following the screening, filmmaker Jennifer Pate and Jenna Jambeck, a faculty member in the UGA College of Engineering and member of the crew, will lead an audience discussion. Additional sponsors include Sustainable UGA and the UGA Center for Integrative Conservation Research.

Ciné
234 W. Hancock Ave.
Athens, Ga Get directions
Tue, April 28, 2015
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Reading Day

Official University Events

Tue, April 28, 2015
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Georgia Water Resource Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

Through April 29. The Georgia Water Resources Conference provides an open forum for the discussion of current water policies, research, projects and water management in Georgia.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 28, 2015
8:30 am

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Molecular Parasitology/Vector Biology Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Also April 29. The 25th annual Molecular Parasitology/Vector Biology Symposium will be a two-day event featuring oral presentations and poster sessions. Registration is required.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 28, 2015
11:00 am

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Sustainable UGA Spring Semester in Review

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Go Green, Free Events

The Sustainable UGA Semester in Review celebrates a culture of sustainability at UGA and includes brief presentations from Office of Sustainability interns, posters and table displays from UGA classes and programs as well as light lunch fare and opportunities for networking. Opening comments will be provided by UGA Provost Pamela Whitten.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 28, 2015
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Construction advisory:  Overnight lane closures on Carlton Street at East Campus Road

Work by Georgia Power Company to install a high voltage duct bank will require lane closures on Carlton Street at East Campus Road from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly April 28 to May 22. Flaggers will direct traffic, but drivers are advised to avoid the area if possible.

Tue, April 28, 2015
12:00 pm

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President Jere W. Morehead Speaks to Gainesville Kiwanis Club

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Gainesville First Baptist Church
751 Green St.
Gainesville, GA Get directions
Tue, April 28, 2015
2:00 pm

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Phi Beta Kappa Initiation

Receptions and Recognitions

Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest of all American honor societies. Election to membership is a distinguished honor, recognizing scholarship, liberal interests, character and high academic standing.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 28, 2015
2:00 pm

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Spring Tuesday Tour

Tours, Free Events

Join a guided tour of the three museum galleries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Galleries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 28, 2015
5:30 pm

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Meeting: The Rest of the Story Book Club

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Free Events

April’s selection: "Empty Sleeves: Amputation in the Civil War South," by Brian Craig Miller. This book club is for those who want to learn more about the exhibitions at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. This monthly book club will include light refreshments and a discussion on works connected to upcoming/ongoing exhibitions and programs at the libraries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 258

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 28, 2015
7:00 pm

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UGA Day in Albany

Other

Pre-register by April 22.

The Albany James H. Gray, Sr. Civic Center
100 Ogelthorpe Boulevard
Albany, GA Get directions
Tue, April 28, 2015
7:00 pm

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Meeting: CHUGALUG Linux Users Group

Meetings, Free Events

"Zabbix: All the Monitoring," David Millians.

Four Athens
345 W. Hancock Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 28, 2015
7:00 pm

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Campus Memorial Service

Official University Events, Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

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

Chapel, Steps

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 29, 2015
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Spring Semester Final Exams

Official University Events

Through May 5.

Wed, April 29, 2015
10:00 am

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Denim Day

Health, Women’s Resources, Free Events

UGA's Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention office and peer educators will host Denim Day, an awareness day that protests common and damaging myths about sexual assault. Denim Day was inspired in 1998 after an Italian Supreme Court decision overturned a rape conviction because the victim wore jeans, reasoning she must have helped her attacker remove them. Participants should wear jeans and get a free accompanying sticker to show there is no excuse for sexual violence. To include dialogue, activities, resources and giveaways.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, In Front of Jittery Joe's

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 29, 2015
11:00 am

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Paws and Relax

Other, Free Events

Participants can de-stress with canine therapists on the first day of final exams. To be held in five locations: the main library, science library, Miller Learning Center, Aderhold Hall and the Ramsey Student Center. To be held rain or shine.

Wed, April 29, 2015
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

"Highlights from the Permanent Collection." Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 30, 2015
9:00 am

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Guest Presentation: John Main

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"R&D in the DARPA Defense Sciences Office," John Main of the Defense Sciences Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Hosted by the UGA College of Engineering. Main's presentation will be especially useful for faculty members who want to learn how DARPA funds university research.

Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, Room 175

500 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 30, 2015
4:30 pm

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UGA Retirees Association Reception

Receptions and Recognitions

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Mahler Auditorium

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 30, 2015
4:30 pm

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2015 Arts-Based Research Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Literary Arts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Free Events

Graduate students and faculty in the College of Education combine artistic talents with research practices in this showcase of visual, literary and performing arts.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, N311 and North galleries

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 30, 2015
5:30 pm

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Director’s Talk

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Museum Director William Underwood Eiland will give a talk on the exhibition “Jay Robinson: Quarks, Leptons and Peanuts.”

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 30, 2015
5:30 pm

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Meeting: Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art

Meetings, Free Events

The annual meeting of the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art will be followed by a reception and director’s talk. RSVP to gmoarsvp@uga.edu or 706-542-4199.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 30, 2015
7:00 pm

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UGA Day in Augusta

Other

Pre-register by April 27.

Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
2 10th St.
Augusta, GA Get directions
Fri, May 1, 2015
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“Return to the Arch” Alumni Seminar

Other

Through May 3. Sponsored by the UGA Alumni Association.

Fri, May 1, 2015
7:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Florida

Athletics

First game of three-game series.

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, May 1, 2015
10:00 pm

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Black and White Affair

Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

This annual gala is hosted by Graduate and Professional Scholars to celebrate the achievements of graduate and professional students at UGA. Guests are encouraged to wear black, white or a combination of both. This year’s event also will have a Mardi Gras theme.

Ciné
234 W. Hancock Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, May 2, 2015
10:30 am

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College of Veterinary Medicine Commencement

Receptions and Recognitions

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, May 2, 2015
12:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Florida

Athletics

Second game of three-game series.

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, May 2, 2015
2:00 pm

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College of Pharmacy Commencement

Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

Location to be announced.

Sat, May 2, 2015
2:00 pm

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Discussion on Southern Food and Culture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Susan Puckett, former "Atlanta Journal Constitution" food editor and author of "Eat Drink Delta," and food writer and television personality Rebecca Lang will discuss Southern food and culture. Tickets are available through the UGA Alumni Association.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, May 2, 2015
6:00 pm

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Gardens of the World Ball

Receptions and Recognitions

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, May 3, 2015
1:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Florida

Athletics

Third game of three-game series.

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, May 3, 2015
8:00 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. 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. Registration required.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center Fountain

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
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