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Tue, August 30, 2016
9:30 am

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Associate Provost for International Education Finalist Presentation

Other

Finalist: Jane Gatewood, associate provost for global engagement at the University of Rochester.

Tate Student Center, Reception Hall (Room 135)

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 30, 2016
3:30 pm

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UGA Staff Council Executive Committee

Meetings

Monthly meeting of the UGA Staff Council Executive Committee.

Conner Hall, Room 103

147 Cedar Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 30, 2016
6:30 pm

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GLOBES Reception, Athens PRIDE Spectrum Film Festival

Films, Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

GLOBES will host its annual fall reception prior to the screening of "Entre Nous." Richard Newport, profess or French film studies, will introduce the film.

Ciné
234 W. Hancock Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 30, 2016
7:00 pm

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FSA General Body Meeting

Meetings, Multicultural, Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Other, Free Events

Learn about the Filipino Student Association.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 250

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 30, 2016
8:00 pm

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Swing Dance Night in the Garden

Classes and Workshops, Performing Arts, Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

Casual evening of social swing dancing starts with beginner and intermediate dance lessons from 8-9 p.m., then everyone gathers for social dance from 9-11 p.m.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, August 30, 2016
8:00 pm

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Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series: David Starkweather

Performing Arts

David Starkweather, professor of cello, will perform works from the cello repertoire, displaying the talent that earned him the praise of famed French cellist Pierre Fournier, who called Starkweather “one of the best cellists of his generation.”

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 31, 2016
9:00 am

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Flower Arranging Unit 1 Class

Classes and Workshops

"Line/Line Mass Design." Upon completion of all five units, students will be awarded the basic design certificate from the Garden Club of Georgia. Courses do not need to be completed in order.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center's Gardenside Room

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 31, 2016
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, will lead a tour of the newly reinstalled permanent collection galleries.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 31, 2016
2:00 pm

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Workshop: Exploring Discussion in the FYO

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

This workshop will explore various discussion strategies by modeling research-based techniques for increased student participation via discussion.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 372

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 31, 2016
5:00 pm

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Welcome Home UGA’s Olympians

Receptions and Recognitions, Recreation and Fitness

University of Georgia athletes and coaches that participated in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games — as well as those scheduled to compete at the upcoming Paralympic Games — will be celebrated at a ‘’Welcome Home’’ reception, presented by Athens BMW. Commemorative posters, courtesy of Athens BMW, will be available for autographs from the Olympians.

Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall, Third Floor Rotunda

1 Selig Circle
Athens, Ga Get directions
Wed, August 31, 2016
5:30 pm

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Zumba at the Garden

Classes and Workshops, Recreation and Fitness

Zumba combines hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program. Classes are held every Wednesday.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center's Great Room

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 31, 2016
6:00 pm

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WatchDawgs: Bystander Intervention Program

Classes and Workshops, Health, Multicultural, Women’s Resources, Free Events

WatchDawgs is a discussion-based bystander intervention program. Discuss with peers how to identify potentially risky situations and learn the skills to step up and help a peer in need while maintaining your own safety. Participants will work through realistic and interactive skill building scenarios and learn about resources available in the UGA community.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 147

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, August 31, 2016
6:30 pm

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Women in Business: First Impressions with Protiviti

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Women in Business and Protiviti share tips and tricks you need to make a good impression in the professional world.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 350

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 1, 2016
8:00 am

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Nature Ramble

Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

Learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool fresh air.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Shade Garden Arbor

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 1, 2016
9:30 am

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Associate Provost for International Education Finalist Presentation

Other

Finalist: Paul Kaiser, senior World Bank consultant.

Tate Student Center, Reception Hall (Room 135)

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 1, 2016
3:00 pm

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WatchDawgs: Bystander Intervention Program

Classes and Workshops, Health, Multicultural, Women’s Resources, Free Events

WatchDawgs is a discussion-based bystander intervention program. Discuss with peers how to identify potentially risky situations and learn the skills to step up and help a peer in need while maintaining your own safety. Participants will work through realistic and interactive skill-building scenarios and learn about resources available in the UGA community.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 350

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 1, 2016
6:00 pm

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Class: Lighting and Flash for Digital Photography

Classes and Workshops

Students will discover how to use proper lighting and flash techniques used in digital photography by learning terminology and using equipment. Held Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. Through Oct. 6.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 1, 2016
6:00 pm

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BTE Drama Troupe Auditions

Performing Arts

BTE will hold Drama Troupe auditions on Sept. 1 and 2 from 6-10 p.m. Pepare a 1-2 minute monologue as well as 16 bars of a song. Everyone is welcome to audition.

Fine Arts Building, Room 303

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 1, 2016
6:30 pm

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Studio Workshop: Abstraction

Classes and Workshops, Visual Arts

Attendees will join Athens-based artist and educator Brian Hitselberger for a four-part series of studio-based courses that will explore abstraction and non-representational art through various techniques and materials. 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. RSVP to 706-542-8863 or callan@uga.edu. Limited to 15 participants.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 2, 2016
11:30 am

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International Coffee Hour

Multicultural, Free Events

International Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings together UGA students, faculty, staff and community members over coffee and international cuisine. This program offers a unique experience to engage in conversation with people of different cultures and backgrounds. Each week is hosted by a different student organization or department on campus.

Memorial Hall, Ballroom

101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 2, 2016
3:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: James F. Brooks

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

James F. Brooks, professor of history and anthropology at University of California, Santa Barbara, will speak on "Mesa of Sorrows: Archaeology, History, and Community in the Destruction of Awat’ovi Pueblo." He is the author of Captives and Cousins, which received the Bancroft, Francis Parkman and Frederick Douglass Prizes.

LeConte Hall, Room 101

250 Baldwin St
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 2, 2016
5:30 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. USC

Athletics, Free Events

Auburn, AL Get directions
Sat, September 3, 2016
5:30 pm

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Football vs. North Carolina

Athletics

The Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on ESPN.

Georgia Dome
Atlanta, GA Get directions
Sun, September 4, 2016
2:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Iowa State

Athletics, Free Events

Auburn, AL Get directions
Mon, September 5, 2016
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Labor Day Holiday

Holidays

No classes; offices closed.

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