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Fri, October 31, 2014
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Students’ Fall Break

Official University Events

Fri, October 31, 2014
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Cross Country at SEC Championships

Athletics

Tuscaloosa, AL Get directions
Fri, October 31, 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.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 31, 2014
3:00 pm

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Harvard-Stanford-UGA Capitalism Workshop

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

This workshop will foster an ongoing, interregional relationship between Harvard’s program on the study of capitalism, Stanford’s approaches to capitalism workshop and UGA's history of capitalism reading group. The Harvard-Stanford-UGA Capitalism Workshop aims to foster a sense of community among graduate student researchers in the study of capitalism, and will begin with all participants briefly introducing their work, followed by presentations and discussions of three papers.

LeConte Hall, Room 221

250 Baldwin St
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, October 31, 2014
8:00 pm

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UGA Hockey at Florida

Jacksonville, FL Get directions
Sat, November 1, 2014
10:00 am

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State Botanical Garden Fall Festival

Other, Free Events

Participants will celebrate the space that will be known as the Forest Play area of the Children’s Garden. Donations for the Children's Garden will be accepted.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, November 1, 2014
11:00 am

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Book Release Talk

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Garden volunteer Ann Blum has created the popular puppet shows for the State Botanical Garden's annual Insect-ival Family Festival for the past 20 years. Each fun and informative puppet show is now in her new book, as well as interesting facts that support the themes and lessons within the puppet shows. Blum will talk about her new book “Bugs @ Play" and the characters she has inspired.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, November 1, 2014
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Exhibition: “The Nightmare Transported into Art: Odilon Redon’s ‘St. Anthony’”

Exhibitions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Through Jan. 25. Odilon Redon made three series of prints based on Gustave Flaubert’s “Temptation of St. Anthony.” This exhibition consists of the complete set of Redon’s third series illustrating Flaubert's work.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, November 1, 2014
3:30 pm

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Football vs. Florida

Athletics

To be televised by CBS.

EverBank Field
Jacksonville, FL Get directions
Sun, November 2, 2014
1:30 pm

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Volleyball vs. Auburn

Athletics, Free Events

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, November 3, 2014
9:00 am

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“School Day Off”

Other

Join the education staff for a day of discovering the world of plants. The day will include a hike through the cultivated garden and trails. Along the way participants will play environmental and sensory games as they discover interesting facts about plants through hands-on activities and explorations on the garden grounds.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center's Classroom 1

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, November 3, 2014
3:30 pm

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Political Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

“Washington Insights Over Half a Century: Midterm Elections in the Sixth Year of a Two-Term Presidency," longtime federal government official Powell A. Moore, a UGA alumnus.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 271

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, November 3, 2014
5:00 pm

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Recital: Verismo Trio

Performing Arts, Free Events

The Verismo Trio will present a special recital. The group, founded in 2010, has been hailed for their "compelling and fun" performances featuring original compositions and inspired arrangements.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, November 3, 2014
5:00 pm

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Deadline: Service-Learning Excellence Awards

Upcoming Deadlines

The Office of Service-Learning currently is accepting nominations for the 2015 Service-Learning Teaching Excellence and Service-Learning Research Excellence Awards. All full-time, permanent UGA faculty members in any career track are eligible for nomination. Awards recognize faculty for innovative service-learning course design as well as scholarship that stems from academic service-learning work.

Mon, November 3, 2014
8:00 pm

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Recital: Javier Perianes

Performing Arts

The acclaim accorded to pianist Javier Perianes confirms his status as one of Spain’s most exciting young artists. His growing international reputation includes notable appearances in Carnegie Hall, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris and Wigmore Hall in London.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, November 4, 2014
1:00 pm

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Center for Teaching and Learning Workshop

Classes and Workshops

"Creating Inclusive Classroom Environments: Exploring Student Demographics in the Context of Pedagogy." Presented by Chris Linder.

Instructional Plaza

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

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Community Structure and Ecological Specialization in Plant-Ant Interactions," Paola Barriga, a visiting postdoctoral Fellow in the Odum School of Ecology. Reception precedes seminar at 3:30 p.m. in lobby. Hosted by Ford Ballantyne, an assistant professor in the school of ecology.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, November 4, 2014
4:00 pm

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Franklin International Faculty Exchange Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

“Narratives of Memory: Representations of the Other in Postcolonial Indian Fiction,” E.V. Ramakrishnan, Central University of Gujarat.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 147

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, November 4, 2014
4:30 pm

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Talk Tech

Other, Free Events

Participants can discover local startups, explore job opportunities and engage the community.

Science Library, Lobby

510 Soule St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, November 4, 2014
5:00 pm

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Tree Identification Workshop

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

To be held Tuesdays from 5-7 p.m. in November. Instructor: Dan Williams, forest resources manager in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.

Oconee Forest Park
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Tue, November 4, 2014
5:30 pm

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Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture: Janice Kerbel

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Janice Kerbel is a Canadian artist living in London. She is known for her carefully constructed and highly detailed works that fuse the real and imaginary. Her work ranges from radio plays to print-based works to performances of sound and light. 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
Tue, November 4, 2014
5:30 pm

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Discussion on ISIS

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"From Al-Qaeda to ISIS: Is an Extremist Islamic State Inevitable." Hosted by The Center for the Study of Global Issues. Unlike Al-Qaeda, ISIS has long distinguished itself from other militant Islamic groups in its pursuit of a state-like emirate that would fully realize notions of a unified Islamic nation. A panel of experts who teach comparative courses on the Middle East, religion and conflict, will focus on the terrorist group ISIS from a regional and historical perspective. Participants also will discuss how ISIS differs from Al-Qaeda and what this means for stability in the Middle East.

Caldwell Hall, Room 204

302 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, November 4, 2014
6:00 pm

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Class: Medicinal Salves and Lotions

Classes and Workshops

Discover a variety of recipes for using herbs, essential oils and beeswax to prepare products for health and beauty. Participants will prepare and take home a container of cream, two containers of medicinal salves and a wealth of knowledge to create more creams and salves at home.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center's Classroom 2

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, November 5, 2014
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International Conference On Africa And Its Diaspora

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

Through Nov. 7. Hosted by The African Studies Institute at UGA. This conference will stimulate and document ongoing scholarly discussion on the complex issue of gender and development in Africa and its diaspora. Gender and its impact on the social, economic and political development of human societies are the subjects of serious inquiries.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Maters Hall and Rooms YZ, VW and TU

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, November 5, 2014
9:00 am

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Workshop: Preparing Data Management Plans

Classes and Workshops

"Preparing Your Data Management Plans with DMP Tool." This is a workshop on how to use DMP Tool, a Web application, to create data management plans for those receiving National Science Foundation or other federal grants requiring submission of a data management plan. This workshop also will be offered at 1-3 p.m. in Room 175 of the Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 348

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, November 5, 2014
9:30 am

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Vice President for Instruction Finalist Presentation

Other

Presentation by Rahul Shrivastav, candidate for UGA vice president for instruction. Shrivastav is a professor and chair of the department of communicative sciences and disorders at Michigan State University.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, November 5, 2014
10:00 am

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Ideas for Creative Exploration Conversation

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Doctoral students in composition Scott Eggert and Hanna Lisa Stefansson will present on the connection between sound and health.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Room S160

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, November 5, 2014
12:30 pm

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Fall Curriculum Panel for 2Ls

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

This event is for School of Law students, and it will highlight 2L upper level business courses.

Law School

225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, November 5, 2014
1:25 pm

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Ecology/ICON Conservation Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Forest Mosaics, Governance and REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation): Carbon Complexities," Julie Velasquez Runk, department of anthropology.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, November 5, 2014
2:30 pm

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Meeting: Staff Council

Meetings

Speaker: Tim Chester, vice president for information technology. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 250

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, November 5, 2014
3:30 pm

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Meeting: University Council Executive Committee

Meetings

The third meeting of the University Council Executive Committee for the 2014-2015 term.

Administration Building, Peabody Boardroom

220 South Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, November 5, 2014
3:35 pm

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Recital: UGA Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble

Performing Arts, Free Events

The UGA Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble will give its fall recital. The group, led by graduate student Christopher Leslie, gathers the students of Hugh Hodgson School of Music professor David Zerkel for a performance of original works and transcriptions on the lowest members of the brass family.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, November 5, 2014
5:00 pm

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Franklin International Faculty Exchange Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

“Alternative Modernities: Mapping Modernism from the Margins,” E.V. Ramakrishnan, Central University of Gujarat.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Room S150

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, November 5, 2014
6:30 pm

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Health Care Industry Panel

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

The Drewry Chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America at UGA is hosting a health care industry panel with representatives from firms, hospitals and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 250

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, November 5, 2014
7:00 pm

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2014 Bernard B. Ramsey Lecture

Health, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Making Sport Safer Through Innovative Science," Dr. Kevin Guskiewicz. Guskiewicz is the Kenan Distinguished Chair in the department of exercise science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Reception to follow at 8:30 p.m. in the Tate Student Center atrium.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, November 5, 2014
7:00 pm

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UGA Hockey vs. Georgia Tech

The Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, November 5, 2014
7:30 pm

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UGA Opera Theatre: “Hansel & Gretel”

Performing Arts

Also to be performed Nov. 6-7 at 7:30 p.m. Frederick Burchinal and the UGA Opera Theatre bring a classic of opera repertoire to new life in a series of staged performances. Presented as part of the 2014 Spotlight on the Arts at UGA.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, November 5, 2014
7:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: Ryan Merkley, Mark Kennedy

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Animal Experimentation and the Law," Ryan Merkley, associate director of research policy for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and Mark Kennedy, director of legal affairs for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is a national nonprofit organization led by scientists and physicians with an active legal team. The two will talk about the complex issues relating to use of animals in laboratory experiments, and how PCRM uses an imperfect system to address cruelty and flawed science. Sponsored by Speak Out for Species.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 148

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, November 6, 2014
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Tennis at USTA/ITA National Indoors

Athletics

Through Nov. 9.

New York City, NY Get directions
Thu, November 6, 2014
10:00 am

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Lifeguard Training Course

Classes and Workshops

Through Nov. 9. The Lifeguard Training course provides the skills and knowledge needed to become a lifeguard in a non-surf environment.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, Room 213

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, November 6, 2014
12:30 pm

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Engineering Graduate Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Stochastic Control, Simulation Optimization," Sergiy Minko. Moderated by Qi Zhou.

Driftmier Engineering Center, Driftmier Auditorium

597 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, November 6, 2014
3:30 pm

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Disability Resource Center Scholarship Reception

Receptions and Recognitions

The Disability Resource Center and its guests will recognize the 2014 recipients of scholarships for students with disabilities.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, November 6, 2014
5:00 pm

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Author Talk: Lila Quintero Weaver

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

"DARKROOM: A Graphic Memoir on Immigration and Race," Lila Quintero Weaver. Weaver is the author of the award-winning graphic novel "Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White." The graphic novel is about her childhood and adolescence in the South during the African-American freedom struggle of the 1950s and 1960s. Her book, which recently was published in French by Steinkis Editions of Paris, is a richly illustrated, probing account of southerners' attitudes towards race, class, gender, religion and the American dream during the civil rights era.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 171

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, November 6, 2014
6:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Jazz Band

Performing Arts, Free Events

The UGA Jazz Band will give its fall concert. The group, led by Hugh Hodgson School of Music professor David D'Angelo, will play a mixture of jazz standards, latin and funk music.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, November 6, 2014
7:00 pm

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Anthropocene Lecture Series Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"War and Global Environmental Change," James W. Porter, Odum School of Ecology. Part of the Anthropocene Lecture Series.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, November 6, 2014
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. 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.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center Fountain

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, November 6, 2014
7:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball vs. Georgia Southwestern

Athletics

This is an exhibition game.

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, November 6, 2014
8:00 pm

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University Theatre Show

Performing Arts

"The Great Gatsby." Also to be performed Nov. 7-8, 12-14 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 9, 16 at 2:30 p.m. A self-made millionaire and the socialite flapper he loves personify the Jazz Age in this new adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s famous novel of glamour, greed and excess.

Fine Arts Building, Fine Arts Theatre

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, November 6, 2014
8:00 pm

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Film: “The Birds”

Films

"The Birds" (1963) will be shown.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
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