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Sun, April 20, 2014
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Easter Sunday

Holidays

Sun, April 20, 2014
7:00 pm

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Baseball at Florida

Athletics

Last game of 3-game series.

Mon, April 21, 2014
12:15 pm

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Workshop On Digital History

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

Benjamin Schmidt will host "Doing Digital History: A Graduate Student Workshop." Lunch is provided. Graduate students who are interested in attending should contact Jamie Kreiner at jkreiner@uga.edu before April 14.

LeConte Hall, Room 102

250 Baldwin St
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 21, 2014
2:00 pm

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Terry Talks with Duane Still

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

A roundtable discussion with Duane Still. Refreshments will be provided for registered students.

Brooks Hall, Room 327

310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 21, 2014
7:30 pm

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Throwback Movie Night

Other

Dress in a 90's outfit, eat pizza and watch the "Sandlot." Part the umano club's School Supplies Drive Week. Participants need to bring a school supply or donation to attend.

Transmetropolitan
145 E. Clayton St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 21, 2014
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Concert Band and Concert Winds

Performing Arts, Free Events

The UGA Concert Band and Concert Winds will give their spring concert. Both Hugh Hodgson School of Music ensembles are comprised of the university's most-talented non-music majors, and they are dedicated to bringing the finest wind band repertoire to life.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
9:45 am

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Mason Public Leadership Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Originally slated for Jan. 30, this talk featuring Robert E. Rubin, co-chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations and former U.S. Treasury Secretary, was postponed due to severe weather conditions. Supported by a contribution from Terry College of Business alumnus and lawyer Keith Mason (BBA ’82, JD ’85), who has held various public service roles over the past 20 years, the Mason Lecture is part of the Institute for Leadership Advancement’s Terry Leadership Speaker Series. The lecture features prominent business leaders who have contributed significantly to their communities or spent time in a public service role.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
10:00 am

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Earth Day Tabling

Go Green, Other, Free Events

Part of UGA Earth Week, promoting sustainability initiatives from student-focused and community organizations. Also featured will be UGA Earth Week Headquarters, a table hosted by the UGA Office of Sustainability and UGA Students for Environmental Action to inform students, faculty and staff about volunteer opportunities on campus and in the community. A visit from the Chew Crew will highlight the fair.

Tate Student Center, Plaza

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
12:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: Benjamin Schmidt

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Ben Schmidt is an assistant professor of history at Northeastern University and core faculty at the NuLab for Texts, Maps and Networks. This lecture, “Data-Driven Histories: Reinterpreting Nineteenth-Century Data,” is sponsored by the Department of History, the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts and eHistory at UGA.

Park Hall, Room 265

200 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
4:00 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Ecosystem Responses Along Abiotic, Biotic and Selective Gradients," Ford Ballantyne, assistant professor in the 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, April 22, 2014
5:00 pm

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South by South Milledge Concert and Dinner

Go Green, Performing Arts

Part of UGA Earth Week. Celebrate music, sustainability and good food at UGArden. Local music groups will be featured. Participants need to bring their own fork, plate and cup to this fifth annual sustainable dinner. Co-sponsored by UGArden and SEA.

UGArden
2500 S. Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
5:30 pm

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Lecture: Nancy Gore Saravia

Health, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Nancy Gore Saravia, the scientific director of Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Medicas in Cali, Colombia, will conclude the ninth annual Global Diseases: Voices from the Vanguard lecture series. Saravia’s lecture is the third lecture of the Vanguard Lecture Series and is included in UGA’s Freshman Odyssey Seminar calendar. The lecture will be followed by a reception in Demosthenian Hall.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
6:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Collegium Musicum

Performing Arts, Free Events

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music will present the UGA Collegium Musicum. This select chamber ensemble specializes in music of the medieval, Renaissance and baroque periods, utilizing a small roster of strong singers and instrumentalists.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
6:00 pm

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UGA Day in Gainesville

Receptions and Recognitions

UGA Day in Gainesville will bring UGA President Jere W. Morehead, Coach Danna Durante, Coach Mark Richt and host Chuck Dowdle to the area to share news from campus.

Gainesville Civic Center
830 Green Street, NE
Gainesville, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
7:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Kennesaw State

Athletics

To be played at Coolray Field, Lawrenceville.

Tue, April 22, 2014
7:00 pm

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The Georgia Review’s Earth Day Program

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Award-winning writer and environmental activist Ann Pancake will be the keynote speaker at "The Georgia Review’s" sixth annual Earth Day program. A reception to follow. Pancake’s talk is open to the public free of charge, but seating is limited. Pancake’s books and copies of "The Georgia Review" will be available for purchase both before and after she speaks.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Day Chapel

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
8:00 pm

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Concert: The UGA University Band and Philharmonia

Performing Arts, Free Events

The UGA University Band and Philharmonia will hold their spring concert. The ensembles, housed in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, provide non-music majors the opportunity to continue to perform exciting repertoire for band and orchestra, respectively.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
8:00 am

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Administrative Professionals Day Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

In this day of networking and learning practical tips, participants will enhance their skills and put their professional development on a faster track.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
9:00 am

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Class: Medicinal Salves

Classes and Workshops

This class will cover making herbal infused oils, base oils for salve making and appropriate herbs and essential oils to treat a variety of symptoms. The class will begin with an instructional walk through the herb and physic garden. Participants will enjoy herbal tea and bread with herbal butter as the instructors introduce the craft of salve making.

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

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
10:00 am

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Cabinet Meeting and Media Briefing

Meetings

The regular meeting of the University Cabinet will be followed immediately by a media availability with UGA President Jere W. Morehead.

Administration Building, Peabody Board Room

220 South Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
11:00 am

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Denim Day

Other, Free Events

Denim Day is a worldwide awareness day that began in 1998 after an Italian Court overturned a rape conviction because the victim was wearing tight jeans. They believed the jeans were impossible to remove without the help of the person wearing them, therefore implying consent. Participants should wear jeans to show there is no excuse for sexual violence.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Jittery Joe's

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
12:00 pm

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“The Gendered Politics of Food”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Part of Dialogues in Diversity. This dialogue will examine notions of gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality, class and culture in food production and consumption. RSVP required.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall A/B

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
2:00 pm

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Artful Conversation: Robert Gwathmey

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, for an in-depth discussion of Robert Gwathmey Jr.’s “Hoeing Tobacco” (1946).

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
3:30 pm

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Meeting: University Council

Meetings

The final meeting of the University Council for the 2013-2014 term.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theater

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
3:30 pm

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Inspiring Local Careers: Sustainable Athens

Go Green, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Part of UGA Earth Week. This career-oriented panel will feature Athens-based industry leaders in sustainability from Athens-Clarke County Government, Athens Land Trust, Georgia River Network, Noramco and Terrapin Brewery. Learn about internships in sustainability and recycling from local industry experts. Co-sponsored by the Office of Sustainability, Terry College Net Impact student organization and UGA Environmental Law Association.

Dean Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room

225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
4:00 pm

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Genetics Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Genome and Epigenome Editing Using TALEs and CRISPR-Cas Technologies," J. Keith Joung, Massachusetts General Hospital.

Davison Life Sciences Complex, Room B118

120 East Green St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
6:00 pm

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Small Business Financing Forum

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

The Small Business Financing Forum is a free financial workshop for small businesses or new start-ups in need of alternative finance options. It is sponsored by Celtic Bank.

Chicopee Complex, Room 2002

1180 East Broad Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
6:00 pm

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“Proof Your Paper”

Classes and Workshops

The library staff members' red pencils are ready. They can’t write the paper, but they can reduce typos and other silly errors that will ruin a student's day and haunt them.

Library | Main, First Floor Study Room

320 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
7:00 pm

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Sustainability Short Film Festival

Films, Go Green, Free Events

Part of UGA Earth Week. A "green" mini film festival held on the UGA campus. Featured film shorts provided by Eco-Focus Film Festival. Refreshments provided by The Coca-Cola Co. Student film shorts designed by the Office of Sustainability's own multi-media intern.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theater

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
7:00 pm

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Lecture: Jim Porter

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Jim Porter will give his annual lecture on climate change, titled "Mothera vs. Godzilla: Climate Change and Your Food Supply." Will include a lively talk on climate change issues. Refreshments from will be served.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 148

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Symphonic Band

Performing Arts, Free Events

The UGA Symphonic Band will give its final concert of the year. The ensemble, led by Hugh Hodgson School of Music professor Michael Robinson, is made up of talented undergraduate music majors, music minors and non-majors from across campus with experience playing woodwind, brass and percussion instruments, focusing both on the classic band repertoire as well as exciting new music.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
9:00 am

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Workshop: Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurism

Classes and Workshops

This workshop explores options for increasing revenue and taking advantage of recent revenue generation and program innovations. Participants will go home with an agenda for sustainability to share.

J.W. Fanning Building, Training Room

1240 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
2:00 pm

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2014 Gene Brody Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Socioeconomic Status, Resilience Factors and Biological Pathways to Health," Dr. Edith Chen, professor of psychology at Northwestern University.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Masters Hall

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
5:00 pm

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Guaraní Linguistics Colloquium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

This linguistics colloquium on Guaraní, an indigenous language of Paraguay, will feature three researchers of Guaraní.

Gilbert Hall, Room 115

210 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
5:00 pm

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2014 Recycling Happy Hour

Other, Free Events

A partnership with Athens-Clarke County's Recycling Division, UGA Office of Sustainability and WUGA. Residents can bring electronics, including televisions, batteries, bulbs and used cooking grease. Each participant will receive a Coca-Cola product. This is a drop off event in which residents do not leave their car as volunteers unload items for them.

Intramural Fields, Parking Lot E01

110 Lake Herrick Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
5:30 pm

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Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture: Luke Syson

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

This lecture is part of the 2013-2014 Visiting Artist/Scholar Series.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Room S151

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
5:30 pm

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Director’s Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural, Visual Arts, Free Events

“Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune: Queering Saint Sebastian," William Underwood Eiland. Eiland, director of the Georgia Museum of Art, traces the evolution of representations of Sebastian, the third-century martyr and saint. Eiland’s study focuses on the ways in which artists adapted Sebastian’s history and iconography to create a fixture for both Catholic hagiography and gay culture.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
6:00 pm

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UGA Day in Dalton

Receptions and Recognitions

UGA Day in Dalton will bring Vice President for Research David Lee, Coach Mark Fox, Coach Mark Richt and host Chuck Dowdle to the area to share news from campus.

Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center
2211 Dug Gap Battle Road
Dalton, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
6:00 pm

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Tie Dye and Eat Pie

Other

Bring a shirt or buy one from the umano club for $1. Pizza will be provided. Part the umano club's School Supplies Drive Week. Participants need to bring a school supply or donation to attend.

Myers Hall, Quad

1055 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
6:00 pm

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Film Screening

Films, Multicultural, Free Events

"Al Nisa: Black Muslim Women in Atlanta’s Gay Mecca" is the story of how filmmaker Red Summer brought five women together who sought to establish a community, where there was none, for black Muslim lesbians in Atlanta. The women declare their existence, share their stories, start a critical discussion and set a foundation of communal existence for themselves. Film screening will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the director.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 250

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
7:00 pm

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The Agency Networking Event

Other

Hosted by The Agency, a College of Family and Consumer Sciences student organization. No particular style of dress is required, however, The Agency is a fashion organization so participant are asked to make sure their outfits are classy.

Nuci's Space
396 Oconee St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
7:15 pm

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People Yoga

Health, Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

People Yoga is a free yoga and meditation practice for queers and allies to develop all minds, bodies, souls, creativity and intellect in an effort to become well-rounded and responsible citizens.

Tate Student Center, Room 407

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 25, 2014
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Confederate Constitution Display

Exhibitions, Free Events

The only surviving copy of the permanent Constitution of the Confederate States of America will be displayed.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library…

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 25, 2014
3:00 pm

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“Green” Day of Service: Middle Oconee River

Go Green, Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

Part of UGA Earth Week. Volunteer with Big Dogs on the River, UOWN, UGA Outdoor Rec and the Office of Sustainability to paddle and cleanup the river banks of the Middle Oconee River. Then, dry-off and stick around for local food at the cabana. All are welcome; no paddling experience needed. Volunteers must register at http://vols.pt/K8nebY.

Big Dogs on the River
2525 Atlanta Highway
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 25, 2014
3:00 pm

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“Green” Day of Service: Chew Crew

Go Green, Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

Part of UGA Earth Week. Come help clean up one of the on-campus streams, Tanyard Creek. Assist the Chew Crew with removing invasive species and also help pick up trash along the way. Volunteers must register at http://vols.pt/K8nebY.

Hull Street Deck, Tanyard Creek

400 S Hull St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 25, 2014
6:00 pm

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Swift Water Rescue Clinic

Classes and Workshops, Recreation and Fitness

Also April 26-28. This clinic is designed to teach participants all the skills they need to take safety on the river to the next level. Whether participants are a novice paddler or a river guide safety is always important. Participants will learn rescue philosophy, rope skills, swimming skills and so much more during this clinic.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, Room 225

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 25, 2014
7:30 pm

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Baseball at Vanderbilt

Athletics

First game of 3-game series.

Fri, April 25, 2014
10:00 pm

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Dawgs After Dark: Tacky Prom

Other

To include a midnight outdoor movie, late night breakfast from Waffle House and more.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 26, 2014
8:00 am

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Bulldog Classic Horse Show

Other

A horse show put on by the Collegiate Horsemen's Association at UGA that benefits the Georgia Equine Rescue League. Western, English and games—all ages and experiences welcome.

Livestock Instructional Arena

2550 S. Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 26, 2014
10:00 am

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Saturday Morning Club Concert: Hodgson Singers

Performing Arts

For children ages 4-12 to learn about making music. The concert will feature the UGA Hodgson Singers and Friends under the direction of Daniel Bara.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 26, 2014
10:00 am

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Family Day: Celebrating Spring

Tours, Visual Arts, Other, Free Events

Take a look at works in the museum’s permanent collection that evoke the season of spring. Will include a special interactive gallery games tour. Participants also will be able to decorate a flowerpot and plant their very own springtime flower seed to take home with them.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 26, 2014
2:00 pm

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Lavender Graduation

Multicultural, Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

Lavender Graduation is a cultural celebration that acknowledges the achievements and contributions of LGBTQ students. Through this recognition, LGBTQ students are provided with a positive experience at the university, encouraging them to continue their connections to the university, other students and other alumni.

Memorial Hall, Ballroom

101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 26, 2014
3:00 pm

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Baseball at Vanderbilt

Athletics

Second game of 3-game series.

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