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Tue, September 16, 2014
10:00 am

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Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-off

Other

Join UGA Latino/Hispanic based organizations for music and a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Tate Student Center, Plaza

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 16, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour at Two

Tours, Free Events

A 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.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 16, 2014
2:00 pm

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Workshop: Reacting to the Past

Classes and Workshops

"Reacting to the Past: Flipping Your Course to Inspire Engaged Student Learning." Game-based teaching and learning methods have the potential to reconfigure 21st-century higher education. Reacting to the Past is one kind of game-based pedagogy that is already bringing about this transformation at numerous American colleges and universities.

Instructional Plaza

185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 16, 2014
4:00 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Unexpected Responses of Disease to Global Change," Erin Mordecai, NSF Mathematical Biology Postdoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University. Reception precedes seminar at 3:30 p.m. in lobby. Hosted by Alan Covich.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 16, 2014
8:00 pm

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Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series: Maggie Snyder

Performing Arts

Maggie Snyder, a professor of viola at UGA, will present the first concert in the 2014-15 Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series. Tickets can be purchased at pac.uga.edu or by calling 888-289-8497.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 17, 2014
9:00 am

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Class: Tai Chi Level One

Classes and Workshops, Health, Free Events

This 12-week program starts Sept. 17 and ends Dec. 5. To be held Wednesdays and Fridays. Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente and the UGA College of Public Health. This is an entry level class for those with little or no experience with tai chi. Registration closes Oct. 10.

Health Sciences Campus, George Hall

1425 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 17, 2014
10:00 am

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Class: Tai Chi Level Two

Classes and Workshops, Health, Free Events

This 12-week program starts Sept. 17 and ends Dec. 5. To be held Wednesdays and Fridays. Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente and the UGA College of Public Health. This advanced class is for those who have taken the level one class or currently practice tai chi. Registration closes Oct. 10.

Health Sciences Campus, George Hall

1425 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 17, 2014
12:30 pm

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Centering Prayer Meditation

Other

The Catholic Student Association presents "Centering Prayer Meditation: Practicing a Christian Form of Meditation." To be held every Wednesday.

Tate Student Center, Room 472

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 17, 2014
1:00 pm

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Meeting: UGA Real Estate Foundation Board of Trustees

Meetings

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

Terry Executive Education Center in Atlanta, Hopkins Board Room

One Live Oak Center, 3475 Lenox Road
Atlanta, GA Get directions
Wed, September 17, 2014
1:25 pm

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Ecology/ICON Conservation Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"How Dreams, Death, Drugs and America's Unskilled Labor Shortage Turned 70,000 Children into Refugees,"John Chamblee, Coweeta Long Term Ecological Research Program, UGA department of anthropology.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 17, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: “Machine Wall Drawing”

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

A tour of the museum highlighting Tristan Perich's "Machine Wall Drawing." Led by Lynn Boland, Pierre Daura Curator of European Art at the museum.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 17, 2014
2:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: Charles Lewis

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Charles Lewis will discuss topics from his book, “935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America’s Moral Integrity,” involving the most significant misrepresentations by those in power in the U.S., government and major corporations, as well as the role of journalists in exposing them. There will be a reception following the lecture.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 17, 2014
6:00 pm

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Informational Meeting: PESA

Meetings

Students will have the opportunity to meet the board of the Professional Entertainment and Sports Association and find out how they can be involved in the organization.

Ted's Most Best
254 W. Washington St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 17, 2014
6:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: Rachel Harper Fox

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Hosted by the Drewry Chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America at UGA. Rachel Harper Fox will discuss her position as the director of communications for Disney Channels Worldwide and Radio Disney. Fox is a 1997 graduate of the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication and part of UGA Alumni Association's "40 Under 40 Class of 2014."

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 250

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 17, 2014
8:00 pm

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Movie in the Field: “Finding Nemo”

Films, Free Events

Watch "Finding Nemo," eat some free food and pick up some giveaways.

Legion Field

Lumpkin Street
Athens, Georgia Get directions
Thu, September 18, 2014
7:00 am

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Terry Third Thursday: Jere W. Morehead

Other

Speaker: UGA President Jere W. Morehead. Registration is required due to limited seating.

Terry Executive Education Center in Atlanta, Second Floor

One Live Oak Center, 3475 Lenox Road
Atlanta, GA Get directions
Thu, September 18, 2014
8:00 am

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State of Education in Georgia Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

This one-day conference will include keynotes, breakout sessions and panel discussions on several timely topics related to the state of education in Georgia. Topics will include: partnerships focused on student achievement; teacher induction; strategies for retaining highly effective teachers; performance-based measures of teacher effectiveness; teacher evaluation; and more.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 18, 2014
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Men’s Tennis at Cajun Classic

Athletics

Through Sept. 21.

Lafayette, LA Get directions
Thu, September 18, 2014
9:30 am

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Graduate School Dean Finalist Presentation

Other

Presentation by Brian S. Mitchell, candidate for dean of the UGA Graduate School. Mitchell is professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and former associate provost for graduate studies and research at Tulane University.

Tate Student Center, Room 135

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 18, 2014
9:30 am

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Introduction to Service-Learning Course Design Workshop

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

This workshop is free and open to faculty and graduate students interested in exploring the nuts and bolts of designing and implementing service-learning enhanced coursework; pre-registration is required.

Office of Service-Learning Building, PSO Annex Conference Room

1242 1/2 S. Lumpkin St
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 18, 2014
11:30 am

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2014 40 Under 40 Awards Luncheon

Receptions and Recognitions

The UGA Alumni Association will host the 2014 40 Under 40 Awards Luncheon. Business attire is requested.

Georgia Aquarium
357 Luckie Street NW
Atlanta, GA Get directions
Thu, September 18, 2014
12:00 pm

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Engineering Graduate Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Teaching Development and Recognition," Paul Quick. Moderated by Kegelle Chukwurah and Ryan Toole.

Driftmier Engineering Center, Driftmier Auditorium

597 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 18, 2014
4:00 pm

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Author Discussion and Documentary

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural, Free Events

Co-authors Jeff Sammons of New York University and John Morrow of UGA will discuss their new book, "Harlem's Rattlers and the Great War." To be followed by a documentary on the 369th Regiment and book signing.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 271

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 18, 2014
4:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball Walk-On Tryouts

Athletics

The UGA men's basketball team will be holding open tryouts for non-scholarship positions on the 2014-15 roster. The tryouts, open to all qualified UGA male students, will be held in the Bulldogs' practice gym, upstairs in the Coliseum Training Facility. Interested students should contact Kent Davison, director of basketball operations, at kdavison@sports.uga.edu no later than 5 p.m. on Sept. 11.

Coliseum Training Facility, Men's Basketball Practice Gym

90 Smith Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 18, 2014
5:00 pm

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Drawing in the Galleries

Visual Arts, Free Events

Visitors are invited to sketch in the galleries from 5-8 p.m. No instruction provided. Pencils only.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 18, 2014
5:30 pm

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Conversation with the Artist: Tristan Perich

Visual Arts, Free Events

Filmmaker Russell Oliver will premiere his documentary on Tristan Perich’s “Machine Wall Drawings,” followed by a video question-and-answer session with Perich.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 18, 2014
6:00 pm

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Third Thursday

Visual Arts, Free Events

An event devoted to art in the evening hours, on the third Thursday of every month. GMOA, the Lamar Dodd School of Art, Lyndon House Arts Center, Glass Cube & Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens and ATHICA will be open from 6 until 9 p.m. on those nights to showcase their visual-arts programming.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 18, 2014
7:00 pm

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Phi Kappa Literary Society Debate

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Debate topic: Is identity based more on actions than beliefs? Guests are not required to speak, but are encouraged to do so.

Phi Kappa Hall, Upper Chamber

200 S. Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 18, 2014
7:30 pm

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“Taking Action For Animals in Georgia”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

A discussion about animal protection issues with Debra Berger, Georgia state director for the Humane Society of the United States. The HSUS works in Georgia to support animal welfare legislation, fight animal cruelty in all forms and engage citizens to promote the protection of animals. Participants will learn about activities and campaigns HSUS has going on in Georgia and various opportunities to get involved to help animals. Sponsored by Speak Out for Species.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 213

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 18, 2014
8:00 pm

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Concert: Hodgson Wind Ensemble

Performing Arts

New Director of Bands Cynthia Johnston-Turner will lead the UGA Hodgson Wind Ensemble in their inaugural concert of the season. The performance features Tower’s "Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1", Otterloo’s "Symphonietta," Hindemith’s "Konzertmusik," Strens’ "Danse Funambulesque" and Schmitt’s "Dionysiaques." Tickets can be purchased from pac.uga.edu or by calling 888-289-8497.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 18, 2014
8:00 pm

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Film: “Schindler’s List”

Films

"Schindler's List" (1993) will be shown.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 19, 2014
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Film: “X-Men: Days of Future Past”

Films

"X-Men: Days of Future Past" (2014) will be shown Sept. 19 and 21 at 3, 6, and 9 p.m.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 19, 2014
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Fall 2014 Parents and Families Weekend

Tours, Other

The fall 2014 UGA Parents and Families Weekend will be held. Hosted by the UGA Parents and Families Association.

Fri, September 19, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tour of “Vince Dooley: A Retrospective, 1954-1988”

Tours, Free Events

A guided tour of the exhibition on Vince Dooley's career as player, coach and athletic director as well as tours of three galleries of Georgia's cultural history. To be held each Friday before home football games.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 19, 2014
3:15 pm

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UGA Geography Colloquium

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Speaker: Matthew Burgess, UAS program coordinator in the Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at the University of Florida. Tentative title: Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Wildlife Project.

Geography and Geology, Room 200C

210 Field St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 19, 2014
3:30 pm

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Meeting: Athletic Association Board

Meetings

Prior to this meeting, the Athletic Association Executive Committee meeting will be held at 3 p.m. in the Sanford Board Room of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Room K/L

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 19, 2014
7:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Georgia Tech

Athletics, Free Events

Part of the Georgia Tech Invitational.

Atlanta, GA Get directions
Fri, September 19, 2014
7:00 pm

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Networking Panel

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Join the Terry College Music Business Certificate Program and BandSwap for a panel about "Making Indie Touring Work" Panelists include: Andrew Rieger (Elf Power, Orange Twin Records) Alyssa DeHayes (publicist, Riot Act) Coley Dennis (Maserati) Mike Turner (Happy Happy Birthday to Me Records, Crashing Through PR). David Barbe will be moderating. Registration is required.

Hendershot's Coffee
237 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, September 20, 2014
8:00 am

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Fall Bird Ramble

Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

Join the Oconee Rivers Audubon Society for a morning bird walk. ORAS members will help participants spot and identify the feathery creatures. All birding levels are welcome. Participants should bring binoculars if they have them.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, September 20, 2014
9:00 am

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South Campus Tailgate

Receptions and Recognitions, Other

The 20th annual South Campus Tailgate, hosted by College of Family and Consumer Sciences and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, will be held prior to the football game against Troy. Hundreds of alumni and friends will come out for the interactive exhibits and, of course, food.

Legion Field

Lumpkin Street
Athens, Georgia Get directions
Sat, September 20, 2014
10:00 am

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Volleyball vs. Southern Miss

Athletics, Free Events

Part of the Georgia Tech Invitational.

Atlanta, GA Get directions
Sat, September 20, 2014
12:00 pm

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Football vs. Troy

Athletics

To be televised on the SEC Network.

Sanford Stadium

Sanford Drive and Field Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, September 20, 2014
12:00 pm

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Saturday at the Rock: Nature Sketching

Classes and Workshops

Participants will make use of the natural surroundings to draw inspiration while learning to sketch with local artist and educator Rick Espelage. Advanced registration is required.

Rock Eagle 4-H Center
350 Rock Eagle Road
Eatonton, GA Get directions
Sat, September 20, 2014
2:00 pm

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Willson Center Orientation for New Faculty in the Humanities and Arts

Classes and Workshops

This orientation will provide an overview of Willson Center programs and internal grants as well resources for external funding. New and existing faculty in the humanities and arts are invited to attend. A reception will follow the program.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, September 20, 2014
7:00 pm

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Volleyball vs. Alabama A&M

Athletics, Free Events

Part of the Georgia Tech Invitational.

Atlanta, GA Get directions
Sat, September 20, 2014
10:00 pm

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BandSwap Concert

Performing Arts

Co-sponsored by the Terry College Music Business Certificate Program. An evening of art and music featuring bands from Denver, Colorado and Athens, Georgia. Spirit Tramp will play at 10 p.m.; Eldren will play at 11 p.m.; and will play at midnight. There also will be special art installation by Noun Factory AudioVisual Club.

Caledonia Lounge
256 W. Clayton St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, September 21, 2014
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SEC Academic Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

Through Sept. 23. This annual symposium is intended to address a significant scholarly issue utilizing the range of disciplinary strengths of all Southeastern Conference universities. The symposium is entitled Prevention of Obesity: Overcoming a 21st Century Public Health Challenge.

Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA Get directions
Sun, September 21, 2014
3:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Vanderbilt

Athletics, Free Events

Turner Soccer Complex

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, September 21, 2014
4:30 pm

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108 Sun Salutation Festival

Recreation and Fitness

Celebrate nature, the change of season and National Yoga Month with this ancient and powerful practice. A sun salutation is a series of 12 linked yoga poses. It is said to detoxify, massage and stimulate every organ in the body. Registration recommended. A donation of $10 is suggested. Participants should bring a yoga mat, water and towel.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, September 22, 2014
2:00 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

Reed Hall

105 Hooper Street
Athens, GA Get directions
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