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Mon, September 26, 2016
9:00 am

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Open Forum: FLSA

Meetings

At an open forum, a panel of UGA FLSA experts will be available to assist affected staff with questions at the Georgia Center's Mahler Auditorium. The event will be available on the web via Collaborate at https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/C2C7DF94755AB6580A1DCEE898C2DA9D.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Mahler Auditorium

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, September 26, 2016
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Orientation Leader Application Opens

Upcoming Deadlines, Free Events

The application process for the 2017 Orientation Leader team opens. Applications due Oct. 10.

Mon, September 26, 2016
1:30 pm

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Workshop: Distilling Your Message

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

“Distilling Your Message,” Laura Lindefeld, director of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science and a professor in the School of Journalism at Stony Brook University in New York. General principles in how to craft short, clear, conversational statements, intelligible to non-scientists, about what you do and why it matters.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, September 26, 2016
2:00 pm

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Open Forum: FLSA

Meetings

At an open forum, a panel of UGA FLSA experts will be available to assist affected staff with questions at the Georgia Center's Mahler Auditorium. The event will be available on the web via Collaborate at https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/847C209E9CF1D947C02716C3AD7B67BB.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Mahler Auditorium

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, September 26, 2016
2:30 pm

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Mobile Flu Shot Clinic

Health

Attendees can receive a flu vaccine.

Sanford Hall, Coke Lounge

312 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, September 26, 2016
3:30 pm

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Sustainable Food Systems Initiative Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

“Sustaining Georgia’s Seafood Industry - Past, Present and Future," Bryan Fluech and Tori Stivers, Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant. This monthly seminar series, sponsored by the Sustainable Food Systems Initiative, is designed for UGA faculty to share their related research and activities with other faculty, staff and students. There will be ample opportunities for questions and cross-disciplinary discussion.

Conner Hall, Room 103

147 Cedar Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, September 26, 2016
6:30 pm

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Class: Fundamentals of Photography

Classes and Workshops

Students will learn about lighting, composition, lenses, portraiture basics, creative uses of shutter and aperture and more. Held Mondays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. through Nov. 21.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, September 26, 2016
8:00 pm

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Presidential Debate Watch 2016

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Other, Free Events

Join the Russell Library for Political Research and Studies for Debate Watch 2016. Doors will open at 8 p.m., followed by discussion led by UGA political science professor Paul Gurian at 8:30 p.m., and the debate at 9 p.m. This event is part of Ready, Steady, Vote!, a series of events hosted by the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies spotlighting all things presidential during the 2016 election season.

Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, Auditorium - Room 271

320 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 27, 2016
10:00 am

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Volunteer Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

For anyone interested in volunteering at the Botanical Garden. Meet a few of the garden staff and see a few examples of volunteers in action. Also open to existing volunteers. Coffee and a breakfast treat provided. A garden tour will be available at 11:30 a.m. for those curious about the garden, or interested in becoming a tour guide.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 27, 2016
10:00 am

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Rededication Ceremony: H.H. Tift Building

Receptions and Recognitions

UGA will hold a rededication ceremony for the newly renovated H.H. Tift Building on the UGA-Tifton campus.

Tue, September 27, 2016
2:00 pm

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Workshop: Student-Centered Teaching and Social Media

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

This Faculty Series session is designed for instructors who want to create environments and craft assignments that harness the power of social media and the internet to foster public discourse and analytical learning.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Reading Room

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 27, 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, September 27, 2016
3:00 pm

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Mobile Flu Shot Clinic

Health

Attendees can receive a flu vaccine.

R. C. Wilson Pharmacy Building, Lobby

250 West Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 27, 2016
3:30 pm

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UGA Staff Council Executive Committee Meeting

Meetings

Monthly meeting of the UGA Staff Council Executive Committee.

Conner Hall, Room 103

147 Cedar Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 27, 2016
4:00 pm

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Seminar: The Evolving Science of Environmental Flows

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"The Evolving Science of Environmental Flows: From Planning to Operational Decision Making," by Nick Bond in the Murray-Darling Basin Freshwater Research Centre at the La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia.

Ecology Building, Auditorium Room 201

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 28, 2016
8:30 am

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UGA Graduate School: Fall Campus Visit

Other, Free Events

Hosted by the UGA Graduate School, the Fall Campus Visit Day provides an overview of graduate education at the University.

Tate Student Center, Tate Student Center Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 28, 2016
9:00 am

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Vet School for a Day

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Tours

Vet School for a Day educates high school juniors and seniors about the variety of careers in veterinary medicine. The event is open to students in Georgia and South Carolina. Registration is mandatory; registration will be held Aug. 11 through Sept. 12.

College of Veterinary Medicine

501 D. W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 28, 2016
9:00 am

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Class: Life without Flowers

Classes and Workshops

These ancient plants have been around millions of years longer than flowering plants. In this course, students will step back 300 million years, getting to know these plants, their structures and their reproduction.

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

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 28, 2016
11:00 am

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Research Seminar Series: Ping Shen

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Ping Shen will give a talk on invertebrate animal models for testing neurotoxic compounds and development of cognitive-enhancing drugs.

Pharmacy South, Room 201

240 W. Green St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 28, 2016
1:25 pm

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Lecture: Merryl Alber

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"The Georgia Coastal Research Council: Linking Science with Management," Merryl Alber, professor and Lead PI of Georgia Coastal LTER at the UGA Department of Marine Sciences.

Ecology Building, Room 201

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 28, 2016
2:00 pm

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Artful Conversation

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, for an in-depth discussion of Jonas Lie’s painting “Bridge and Tugs” (ca. 1911–15).

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 28, 2016
3:00 pm

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Mobile Flu Shot Clinic

Health

Attendees can receive a flu vaccine.

Memorial Hall, Room 310

101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 28, 2016
4:00 pm

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Signature Lecture: Sir Ivor Roberts

Health, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Strengthening International Alliances in a World That Wants to Tear Them Apart," Sir Ivor Roberts, president of Trinity College at the University of Oxford. Part of the Signature Lecture series. Sponsored by the University of Georgia Press, School of Public and International Affairs and UGA at Oxford.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 28, 2016
6:00 pm

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Orientation Leader Information Session

Meetings, Free Events

All applicants need to attend one information session. If you cannot attend a meeting, please contact Tori Tanner, graduate assistant for New Student Orientation, at tori.tanner25@uga.edu in order to schedule a make-up meeting.

Terrell Hall, Presentation Hall -Second Floor

210 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 29, 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 29, 2016
3:30 pm

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Art Talks: Ben Vida

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Ben Vida, New York based composer and visual artist, will discuss his work. Vida will also be performing in the Galleries on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Room S150

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 29, 2016
6:00 pm

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Opening Reception: 50 Years of Foxfire

Exhibitions, Literary Arts, Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

Opening reception for “Foxfire: 50 years of Cultural Journalism Documenting Folk Life in the North Georgia Mountains.”

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, 2nd Floor Gallery Hallway

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 29, 2016
7:00 pm

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Second Amendment Debate

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Meetings, Other, Free Events

Join the Phi Kappa Literary Society as for a debate about whether or not the Second Amendment is obsolete in this day and age.

Phi Kappa Hall, Second Floor

200 S. Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 29, 2016
7:00 pm

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Music in the Galleries: Ben Vida

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

For the closing reception of Spectra: Lamar Dodd School of Art Faculty Exhibition, artist and experimental composer Ben Vida will perform a new piece for electronics that utilizes immersive sonic materials and explores intense auditory phenomena.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Dodd Galleries

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 29, 2016
7:00 pm

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Hockey vs. University of South Carolina

Recreation and Fitness

UGA Hockey Ice Dawgs face the University of South Carolina in the season opener!

Akins Arena at the Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 29, 2016
8:00 pm

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Concert: ARCO Chamber Orchestra

Performing Arts

The internationally-renowned ARCO Chamber Orchestra returns for the first concert of its 2016-2017 season.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
8:00 am

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State of Education in Georgia Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

A one-day conference that includes keynotes, breakout sessions, and discussions on several timely topics related to the State of Education in Georgia.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
8:00 am

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UGA Horticulture Club Plant Sale

Other, Free Events

Browse a huge selection of house plants, annual and perennial flowers, herbs, trees, shrubs and more at 111 Riverbend Road (just off College Station Road) during the weekends of Sept. 30-Oct. 2 and Oct. 7-9 (Fridays from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., Saturdays from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Sundays from noon-5 p.m.)

Horticulture Greenhouses, 111 Riverbend Rd., Athens, GA (Intersection…

109 Riverbend Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
9:05 am

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Privacy Conference

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

Bob Sullivan, Peabody Award-winning consumer journalist, and Adam Levin, consumer advocate and author of "Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves," will be speaking in FHCE classes that are open to the public on September 30

Biological Sciences Building, Conner, Room 104 Bio Sciences, Room 404E…

120 Cedar St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 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 30, 2016
11:30 am

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Lecture: Jonathan Gruber

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Healthcare Reform: Where to Now?," Jonathan Gruber, Ford Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Director of the Healthcare Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
12:20 pm

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Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series Lecture

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

"Just Women: Examining The Role of Female Prosecutors in International Courts" presented by Maryann Gallagher.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 214

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
1:30 pm

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Lecture: David Hensley

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"The Bureaucrat Exists for the Public, and Not the Other Way Around: 'Freedom of Language' in Twentieth-Century Flanders, 'Freedom of Conscience' in the Contemporary United States, and the Right to Regulate Those who Serve the Public," David Hensley, professor of history at Georgia Highlands College in Rome, Ga.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 348

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
4:00 pm

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Romance Languages Colloquium: Graduate Student Presentation

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts

Dallin V. Larsen, “Mire usted Sr. González” vs. "Primero Daniel, vos" vs. “Mr. President”: A comparative approach to the use of personal deixis in Spanish, Argentine and American presidential debates Julia C. Hernández, “Comparative Historical Linguistics in 16th-century Spain: Philology and Prestige in Pedro Simón Abril’s 'Gramática griega escrita en lengua castellana'”

Gilbert Hall
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Fri, September 30, 2016
5:30 pm

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Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale’s Preview & Pairings

Classes and Workshops

The workshop will be at the new Center for Native Plant Studies, and staff will share tips on favorite pairings - combinations of plant species for dynamic displays.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plants

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
6:30 pm

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Wesley Foundation: Snack & Chat: Tailgate Party

Meetings, Multicultural, Other, Free Events

UGA Wesley's International Student Ministry is hosting its monthly Snack & Chat event. This month will be a Tailgate Party theme.

UGA Wesley Foundation
1196 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
7:30 pm

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Hockey vs. University of Florida

Recreation and Fitness

UGA Hockey Ice Dawgs face the University of Florida.

Akins Arena at the Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 30, 2016
8:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer at Arkansas

Athletics, Free Events

Fayetteville, AK Get directions
Sat, October 1, 2016
3:30 pm

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Football vs. Tennessee

Athletics

Sanford Stadium

Sanford Drive and Field Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, October 2, 2016
12:00 pm

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Equestrian vs. Alabama

Athletics

This is a scrimmage.

Bishop, GA Get directions
Sun, October 2, 2016
5:30 pm

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108 Sun Salutation Festival

Classes and Workshops, Health, Recreation and Fitness

Celebrate the Autumn Equinox, nature, the change of season and National Yoga Month. Bring a yoga mat, water and towel. Plan to arrive by 5:15 p.m. to set up.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Flower garden Lawn

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
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