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Mon, January 26, 2015
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Exhibit: The University of Georgia Charter

Exhibitions

The UGA Charter will be displayed Through Jan. 27 at the Russell Special Collections Libraries in observance of Founders Day.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Second Floord

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, January 26, 2015
1:30 pm

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2015 Founders Day Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

In recognition of the university's anniversary as the nation's first state-chartered institution of higher education, the UGA Alumni Association and the UGA Emeriti Scholars present the annual Founders Day Lecture. The lecture has become a Founders Day tradition, drawing alumni, students, faculty, esteemed guests and members of the community. Speaker: Paul Kurtz, UGA School of Law J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law and associate dean emeritus.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, January 26, 2015
2:30 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

East Campus Village

365 River Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, January 26, 2015
3:35 pm

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Sustainable Food Systems Seminar Series Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

“Foods for the Non-Foodie: Barriers to Healthy Eating in the Perimeter of the Aisle,” Louise Wicker, a professor of food science and technology and team leader of the UGA Obesity Initiative: Food Ingredients and Obesity.

Conner Hall, Room 103

147 Cedar Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, January 26, 2015
4:00 pm

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FHCE Showcase Week Kickoff

Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

The Department of Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics is having a Showcase Kickoff event where faculty will host a reception to celebrate with current and prospective students. There will be door prizes, food and plenty of FHCE faculty to discuss the department with students. This begins the FHCE showcase week that will feature panels, a career and internship fair, a financial planning banquet and more.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Pecan Tree Galleria

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, January 26, 2015
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Advisory: Biosafety emergency response training

The Office of Biosafety will conduct annual emergency response training at the Animal Health Research Center Jan. 26-29. At any time during this training, fire trucks, police vehicles and ambulances participating in the drill may be parked outside the AHRC. This is only a training exercise and the public should not be alarmed when they see this activity.

Mon, January 26, 2015
5:00 pm

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Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid Course

Classes and Workshops

This course will certify participants in adult and pediatric CPR/AED.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, Room 119

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, January 26, 2015
5:30 pm

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Class: American Sign Language Level 2

Classes and Workshops

Participants will learn more sign language gestures, finger-spelling, American Sign Language grammar and vocabulary to express more complex ideas and sentences. Additional information on the deaf/hearing impaired culture will be shared. Class will be held Mondays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. through April 6. No class will be held March 9.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, January 26, 2015
6:30 pm

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Class: Introduction to Lightroom

Classes and Workshops

Participants will learn how to manage a photo library and produce excellent images for printing and display. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is an easy-to-learn photo editing and photo management program. This software product provides everything needed to organize, edit, print and share photos. This class will be held Mondays and Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. through Feb. 5.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, January 26, 2015
8:00 pm

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Performance: Garrison Keillor

Performing Arts

This is the rescheduled performance originally slated for Sept. 24. Tickets purchased for Sept. 24 will be good for this performance. Garrison Keillor is an American author, storyteller, humorist, and radio personality. "A Prairie Home Companion," his popular radio variety show, has been a Saturday night ritual for millions of listeners for almost 40 years. His memorable 2012 Hodgson Concert Hall appearance was a sell-out. Presented in cooperation with The Classic Center.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, January 27, 2015
9:00 am

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Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy Training

Classes and Workshops, Women’s Resources, Free Events

This is an interactive, introductory course open to all UGA faculty and staff that explains the practical applications of the university's Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy, the mandatory reporting obligations of university employees. Participants also will discuss case studies.

Training and Development Center

315 South Thomas Street
Athens, Georgia Get directions
Tue, January 27, 2015
2:00 pm

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Guest Lecture: Mequitta Ahuja

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Mequitta Ahuja will examine the paintings and drawings on view in her Lamar Dodd School of Art exhibition as well as discuss works from a number of other exhibitions. She will explain her process and artistic references and provide some biographical information that pertains to her work and career, including her heritage and upbringing, her participation in artist-in-residence programs and her recent travels to Italy. This event is hosted by the Lamar Dodd School of Art with support from the Willson Center’s 2014-2015 Short-Term Visiting Fellows program.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Room N150

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, January 27, 2015
2:00 pm

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Forum: Sound Minds, Sound Bodies and College Sports

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Dr. Brian Hainline, chief medical officer for the NCAA and one of the country’s leading authorities on training safety for collegiate athletes, will lead a public forum on the health and well-being of student-athletes. Ron Courson, senior athletic director for sports medicine at UGA, and several current and former UGA student-athletes will serve as panelists. Welch Suggs, associate director of Grady Sports Media, will moderate the forum. Co-sponsored by Grady Sports Media.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Master’s Hall

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, January 27, 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, January 27, 2015
2:00 pm

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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Workshop

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

"Understanding Human Subjects Research and the Institutional Review Board (IRB)." This workshop is for those who are confused about the Institutional Review Board process or unsure about what constitutes “human subjects" research. In this workshop, participants will discuss what is human subjects research and when it's needed to have permission of the IRB to conduct research in a classroom. Participants also will learn about the factors that reviewers look for when reviewing IRB applications. Participants will leave with a deeper understanding of the process and how to get a project approved.

Instructional Plaza, North Instructional Plaza Mall

185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, January 27, 2015
3:30 pm

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UGA Extension 101 Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Newly appointed associate dean for UGA Extension, Laura Perry Johnson, will explain how UGA Extension works, the services it provides and talk a little about the history of Extension in Georgia.

Food Sciences Building, Room 131

100 Cedar St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, January 27, 2015
4:00 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"The Ecology of Ebola," John Drake, an associate professor in the UGA Odum School of Ecology. Reception precedes seminar at 3:30 p.m. in lobby,

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, January 27, 2015
4:00 pm

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Portfolio Workshop

Classes and Workshops

"How to Make a Teaching Portfolio." Participants will learn how to put together a teaching portfolio for an academic job search. This is a Life Sciences Teaching Interest Group career workshop. To be taught by Sylvia Hutchinson and Judy Milton. Participants will have a chance to look at prepared teaching portfolios. Graduate students who are submitting portfolios to the Graduate School by Feb 6 can bring their own portfolios.

Davison Life Sciences Complex, Room A116B

120 East Green St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, January 27, 2015
6:30 pm

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Garden Travels With Wilf Nicholls

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Participants will take a journey with State Botanical Garden director Wilf Nicholls, who is known for presentations that are engaging, informative and fun. The talk begins at 7 p.m. Donations will be accepted.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Gardenside Room

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, January 27, 2015
6:30 pm

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Innovators Lecture: Becca Stevens

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

This lecture is a part of the new Innovators Lecture series hosted by the Office of Service-Learning. The first speaker, Becca Stevens, is the founder of Magdalene, a residential community in Nashville, Tennessee, for women who have survived trafficking, prostitution and addiction. In 2001, she founded Thistle Farms, a social enterprise that employs 50 residents and graduates of Magdalene. Stevens will speak about the history and model of Thistle Farms.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, January 27, 2015
7:00 pm

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Meeting: CHUGALUG Linux Users Group

Meetings, Free Events

Randal Hale will speak on "What is GIS?" and "Introduction to OpenStreetMap."

Four Athens
165 E. Dougherty St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, January 27, 2015
7:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball vs. Vanderbilt

Athletics

To be televised on the SEC Network.

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, January 28, 2015
9:00 am

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Certificate in Native Plants Orientation

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

Anne Shenk and Cora Keber, members of the State Botanical Garden education staff, will introduce the certificate program. Participants will learn about the variety of volunteer opportunities available, including projects with botanical gardens, citizen science projects and opportunities with the Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Classroom 2

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, January 28, 2015
11:00 am

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Georgia Economic Outlook: Coastal

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

The Terry College of Business's premier outreach series provides business and government workers the foundation to make informed decisions based on accurate, reliable economic data from the Selig Center for Economic Growth. More than 3,000 leaders rely on the annual forecast presentation in 10 cities. Learn what to expect from next year's economy.

Jekyll Island Convention Center
75 Beach View Drive North
Jekyll Island, GA Get directions
Wed, January 28, 2015
12:00 pm

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Spring Career Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Participants can meet with recruiters seeking students to fill both internship and full-time opportunities. Participants should dress professionally and bring copies of their resume. All current UGA students and alumni are invited to attend.

Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, January 28, 2015
12:00 pm

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President Jere W. Morehead Speaks to Athens Rotary Club

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Holiday Inn
197 E. Broad St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, January 28, 2015
2:00 pm

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Disability Resource Center Workshop

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

"Accommodating Students with Disabilities in the Classroom." With 1,500 students registered with the Disability Resource Center at UGA, awareness of disability related issues in higher education is of great importance. This workshop aims to inform participants about why students receive accommodations, how to implement accommodations in the classroom and how to keep every student in mind when designing a course. Staff members from the Disability Resource Center will lead participants to a fuller understanding of how to assist students with disabilities at UGA.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Reading Room

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, January 28, 2015
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Led by Mary Koon, independent curator.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, January 28, 2015
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts

The UGA Symphony Orchestra will perform.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 29, 2015
10:00 am

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100 Days Until Graduation Event

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Also to be held Jan. 30 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Each year, on the mark of 100 days until Spring Commencement, the Student Alumni Association sponsors the 100 Days Until Graduation Event, setting up a one-stop shop for graduating students. Graduating members of the class of 2015 can get items and information pertaining to graduation. Caps and gowns, diploma frames, invitations, graduate portraits and UGA rings will be available. Food, music and graduate school representatives also will be at this event.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 29, 2015
12:00 pm

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President Jere W. Morehead Speaks to Griffin Rotary Club

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

First Baptist Church of Griffin
106 W. Taylor St.
Griffin , GA Get directions
Thu, January 29, 2015
1:00 pm

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Award-Winning Faculty Series Workshop

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

"Using UGA’s eLC to Your Advantage Whatever the Course You Teach: Traditional, Flipped or Online." This Award-Winning Faculty Series workshop will focus on utilizing the tools of the new eLC (D2L platform) to facilitate content delivery, discussion, assessments, surveys, communication and group activities that are effective in all types of classrooms. Participants will learn how to make grading a bit easier as well as best practices for organizing material on eLC to significantly impact how students interact with a course.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Reading Room

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 29, 2015
1:00 pm

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FHCE Career and Internship Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

An internship and career fair for the Department of Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics. All students may attend.

Tate Student Center, Reception Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 29, 2015
4:00 pm

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Betty Jean Craige Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Loung Ung is an author and human rights activist dedicated to promoting equality, human rights and justice in her native country, Cambodia, and worldwide. Her visit to UGA is presented in partnership with the Department of Comparative Literature. She will deliver a talk titled “First They Killed My Father” as the Betty Jean Craige Lecture. This event is part of the Willson Center’s Global Georgia Initiative.

Dean Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room

225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 29, 2015
5:30 pm

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Class: American Sign Language, Level 1

Classes and Workshops

Participants will become familiar with basic American Sign Language vocabulary, some finger-spelling and ASL grammar to construct simple sentences. Participants also will work on visual and receptive skill-building and will learn about the deaf/hearing-impaired culture. This class meets Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. through April 9. There will be no class March 12.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 29, 2015
5:30 pm

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Class: American Sign Language, Level 4

Classes and Workshops

This class focuses on further developing vocabulary and building confidence in signing sentences and conversing in American Sign Language. Participants will expand their skills for describing a sequence of activities and expressing ideas, opinions and preferences. This class meets Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. through April 9. There will be no class March 12.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 29, 2015
5:30 pm

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Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture: Carol Armstrong

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Carol Armstrong is professor of history of art at Yale University. She teaches and writes on 19th-century French art, the history of photography, the history of art criticism, feminist art theory and women artists. Part of the 2014-2015 Visiting Artist/Scholar Series, sponsored by the Lamar Dodd School of Art and the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Room S151

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, January 29, 2015
8:00 pm

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Performance: Peter Schickele

Performing Arts, Visual Arts

"50 Years of P.D.Q. Bach: A Triumph of Incompetence!" It’s been 50 years since Peter Schickele released P.D.Q. Bach on an unsuspecting musical public. Now, he reaches back across the decades to explore the damp vaults and dusty attics of Leipzig to celebrate history’s most justifiably neglected composer.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, January 30, 2015
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Equestrian

Athletics

This is an all-day event. At Tennessee-Martin and vs. Kansas State.

Martin, TN Get directions
Fri, January 30, 2015
11:00 am

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Georgia Economic Outlook: Swainsboro

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

The Terry College of Business's premier outreach series provides business and government workers the foundation to make informed decisions based on accurate, reliable economic data from the Selig Center for Economic Growth. More than 3,000 leaders rely on the annual forecast presentation in 10 cities. Learn what to expect from next year's economy.

East Georgia College
131 College Circle
Swainsboro, GA Get directions
Fri, January 30, 2015
12:00 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

Science Library

510 Soule St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, January 30, 2015
12:20 pm

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Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources, Free Events

"A Feminist Epistemology of Climate Change Governance: Everyday and Intimate Politics," Amy Trauger, an associate professor in the Department of Geography.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 148

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, January 30, 2015
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Film: “Big Hero 6”

Films

"Big Hero 6" (2014) will be shown Jan. 30 through Feb. 1 at 3, 6 and 9 p.m.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, January 30, 2015
7:00 pm

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Gymnastics at Florida

Athletics

To be televised on the SEC Network.

Gainesville, FL Get directions
Fri, January 30, 2015
9:00 pm

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UGA Hockey at Georgia Tech

The Ice
Cumming, GA Get directions
Sat, January 31, 2015
1:00 pm

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Women’s Tennis at Clemson

Athletics

Clemson, SC Get directions
Sat, January 31, 2015
2:00 pm

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Men’s Tennis vs. UCLA

Athletics

Part of the SEC-PAC-12 Showdown.

Dan Magill Tennis Complex

518 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, January 31, 2015
4:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball at South Carolina

Athletics

To be televised on ESPNU.

Columbia, SC Get directions
Sat, January 31, 2015
6:30 pm

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An Elegant Salute to Georgia

Receptions and Recognitions, Visual Arts

The Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art host the 14th biennial gala celebrating the official state museum of art.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, January 31, 2015
9:30 pm

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Reception: “Get Your Pucci On”

Receptions and Recognitions

The Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art will host dessert and dancing featuring DJs Alfredo and Zdog at the after-party for Elegant Salute. Pucci-themed attire encouraged. A ticket for this event is included with a full-price Elegant Salute ticket.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, February 1, 2015
1:00 pm

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Women’s Basketball at Kentucky

Athletics

To be televised on the SEC Network.

Lexington, KY Get directions
Sun, February 1, 2015
2:00 pm

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Men’s Tennis vs. USC

Athletics

Part of the SEC-PAC-12 Showdown.

Dan Magill Tennis Complex

518 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
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