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Sat, April 30, 2016
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Dawgs Ditch the Dumpster and Donate

Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Other, Free Events

Dawgs Ditch the Dumpster and Donate, housing’s annual landfill diversion event for move out, runs April 30 through May 13. With the help of Goodwill of North Georgia, University Housing collects donations from almost every area of campus and donates them to local and regional organizations. Last year, more than 57,000 pounds of material (more than 30,000 in 2014) were collected. Students should look for tents and trailers near their residence hall to participate.

Sat, April 30, 2016
10:00 am

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Family Day

Literary Arts, Free Events

This month's program will connect Robinson Jeffers' Big Sur nature poetry with the paintings and drawings it inspired in the exhibition “David Ligare: California Classicist.” Children and families are invited to bring a copy of their favorite nature poem from home or write their own poem at the museum, then create a decorative frame for it using natural materials.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 30, 2016
2:00 pm

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Softball vs. Ole Miss

Athletics, Free Events

Jack Turner Stadium

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 30, 2016
3:00 pm

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Baseball at Vanderbilt

Athletics

Nashville, TN Get directions
Sat, April 30, 2016
7:00 pm

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Ecoppella V Concert

Performing Arts

The UGA Ecotones will hold its fifth annual benefit concert for the Upper Oconee Watershed Network. The Ecotones are a co-ed, eco-friendly a cappella group that performs a repertoire of pop songs, classic hits, indie tunes, rock n’ roll and soulful ballads.

Live Wire Athens
227 W. Dougherty St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, May 1, 2016
2:00 pm

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Baseball at Vanderbilt

Athletics

Nashville, TN Get directions
Sun, May 1, 2016
2:00 pm

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Softball vs. Ole Miss

Athletics, Free Events

Jack Turner Stadium

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, May 1, 2016
2:00 pm

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Make-N-Take: Build a Compost Screener

Classes and Workshops

Attendees will join Chris McDowell as he builds a compost screener for use in a backyard composting operation.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, May 2, 2016
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Spring Semester Classes End

Official University Events, Other

Mon, May 2, 2016
1:00 pm

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2016 William A. Owens Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Mindfulness Enters the Mainstream: Overview and the Case of the Human Service Professions," Robert Roeser a mindfulness expert and professor at Portland State University.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Room F/G

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, May 2, 2016
1:30 pm

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Engineering Senior Design Showcase

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

The Senior Design Showcase is the culmination of intensive senior capstone design courses which connect fourth-year engineering students with industry partners to accomplish innovative, real-world projects.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, May 2, 2016
6:00 pm

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Promotion and Tenure Recognition Ceremony

Receptions and Recognitions

A ceremony hosted by the Provost and Office of the President honoring faculty members being promoted to professor and clinical professor. Invitation only.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Magnolia Ballroom

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, May 2, 2016
7:00 pm

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Poetry Reading: Brian Blanchfield

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Free Events

The Creative Writing Program will host poet Brian Blanchfield for a reading.

Athica Athens Institute
160 Tracy St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, May 3, 2016
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Reading Day

Official University Events

Tue, May 3, 2016
8:30 am

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Workshop: Designing Your FYO Seminar

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

Calling on the experiences of veteran FYO faculty as well as Dee Fink’s research on backwards course design, participants in this interactive seminar will examine best practices in how to design and structure a successful FYO course experience. Faculty will leave with practical pre-planning steps for their FYO course as well as a top 10 list of “things to do” with FYO students.

Instructional Plaza, Center for Teaching and Learning

185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, May 3, 2016
9:00 am

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Molecular Parasitology/Vector Biology Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Dr. John Boothroyd of Stanford University School of Medicine will be the keynote speaker.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, May 3, 2016
10:00 am

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Healthy Dawg Sleep Revolution

Health, Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

Participants who join the Sleep Revolution will receive information on healthy sleep habits and the impact that sleep has on college life—academically, socially and mentally. Various interactive events will take place throughout the day, including contests, yoga classes, puppy petting and more.

Tate Student Center, West Lawn

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, May 3, 2016
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour

Tours, Free Events

A free guided 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 of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, May 3, 2016
3:30 pm

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Meeting: University Council—POSTPONED

Meetings

The final meeting of the University Council for the 2015-2016 term.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, May 3, 2016
7:00 pm

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Georgia Remembers: A Candlelight Memorial Service

Other, Free Events

UGA faculty, staff and students who passed away since April 2015 will be honored. The event is open to the entire university community.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, May 4, 2016
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Spring Semester Final Exams

Official University Events

Through May 10.

Wed, May 4, 2016
11:00 am

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Therapy Dogs On Campus

Other, Free Events

The therapy dogs are coming back for stress relief on the first day of finals. They'll be at the main library, science library, Miller Learning Center, Aderhold Hall and the Ramsey Student Center.

Aderhold Hall

110 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, May 4, 2016
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Finals Free Week

Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

Through May 10. Finals Free Week is free to all Ramsey members and people who purchase guest passes. Attendees can take a break during finals to try any of Ramsey's fitness classes for free.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, May 4, 2016
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
Wed, May 4, 2016
2:30 pm

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Meeting: Staff Council

Meetings

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 207

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, May 4, 2016
6:00 pm

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Promotion and Tenure Recognition Ceremony

Receptions and Recognitions

A ceremony hosted by the Provost and Office of the President honoring faculty members being promoted to associate professor and clinical associate professor and being granted tenure. Invitation only.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Magnolia Ballroom

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, May 5, 2016
1:00 pm

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Meeting: UGA Real Estate Foundation Board of Trustees

Meetings

Terry Executive Education Center in Atlanta, Hopkins Boardroom

One Live Oak Center, 3475 Lenox Road
Atlanta, GA Get directions
Thu, May 5, 2016
3:30 pm

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Neuroscience Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Todd Streelman will present"Evolution of the Brain and Complex Behavior in Lake Malawi Cichlid Fishes" as part of the Neuroscience Seminar Series.

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

500 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, May 5, 2016
6:30 pm

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Studio Workshop

Classes and Workshops

" Realism and Representational Art." Athens-based artist and educator Hope Hilton will lead a four-part series of studio-based courses that will introduce participants to effective techniques for achieving realistic and representational outcomes in works of art. This workshop is open to artists of all levels and experience. The sessions will draw inspiration from the museum’s collection, including works from the archives and many not currently on display. The workshop is limited to 15 participants. Call 706-542-8863 or email callan@uga.edu to register.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, May 6, 2016
9:00 am

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Symbiofest

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Symbiofest is an annual one-day meeting of scientists interested in symbioses. Rich Aronson, a professor and head of the department of biological sciences at Florida Institute of Technology, will give the noon keynote seminar titled "Climate, Physiology, and Coral-Reef Frameworks."

Ecology Building, Seminar Room

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, May 6, 2016
9:30 am

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Morning Mindfulness: Monastics Event

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

In conjunction with Morning Mindfulness and the UGA Center for Teaching and Learning, the Georgia Museum of Art will host monks from the Magnolia Grove Monastery in Batesville, Mississippi, for a lecture and guided walking meditation in the sculpture garden. Brown bag lunch will follow. RSVP to 706-542-0448 or branew@uga.edu.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, May 6, 2016
7:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Ole Miss

Athletics

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, May 6, 2016
7:30 pm

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Softball at Alabama

Athletics, Free Events

Tuscaloosa, AL Get directions
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