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Thu, March 5, 2015
11:00 am

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UGA Health Professions Fair

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Health, Free Events

The goal of this fair is to provide information concerning the various health career options to UGA students and alumni as well as college and high school students from the community.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 5, 2015
2:00 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

Tate Student Center, Reception Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 5, 2015
3:00 pm

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“The Promises of Empowered Girls”

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

“The Promises of Empowered Girls,” Nancy Lesko, Maxine Greene Professor and chair at Teachers College at Columbia University. Lesko's talk looks at “girl power” and its circulation in many international NGOs and programs. Hosted by the Feminist Scholar-Activists.

Georgia Museum of Art, M. Smith Griffith Auditorium

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 5, 2015
4:30 pm

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Colloquium

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Lo! The Poor Indian, No More: The Trans-Atlantic Choctaw Irish Exchange from 1848-1995, A Colloquium," is free and open to the public. Five Irish, Choctaw and Cherokee scholars will gather to consider the Trans-Atlantic Choctaw-Irish Exchange that occurred 168 years ago. Irish Consul General Peter Gleeson will open the proceedings. Other scholars include: Jace Weaver, Jacki Thompson Rand, Padraig Kirwan, Peter D. O'Neill and LeAnne Howe.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 285

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 5, 2015
5:00 pm

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Guest Lecture: Martin Hogue

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Landscape architect Martin Hogue will lecture on the commodification of the American camping experience. This lecture is in conjunction with the Circle Gallery exhibit "925,000 Campsites: An American Experience."

Jackson Street Building, Room 123

285 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 5, 2015
5:30 pm

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Gallery Talk: Alice Fischer

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join Mary Koon, independent curator, for a discussion of “The Life and Work of Alice Fischer, Cultural Pioneer.” Members of the Athens community who knew Fischer and her work are invited to share stories.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 5, 2015
6:00 pm

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Make It An Evening

Receptions and Recognitions, Visual Arts

Participants can enjoy coffee, dessert and a gallery tour by Laura Valeri prior to the performance by Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy in Hodgson Hall.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 5, 2015
7:00 pm

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Academic Honesty Awareness Week Debate

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Members of the Phi Kappa Literary Society will debate if self-plagiarism should be punishable at the university. Part of Academic Honesty Awareness Week, hosted by the Student Academic Honesty Council to promote academic honesty throughout campus and educate the student body about the policies outlined in "A Culture of Honesty."

Phi Kappa Hall

200 S. Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 5, 2015
8:00 pm

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Concert: Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy

Performing Arts

Fiddler Natalie MacMaster is joined by husband Donnell Leahy and their children for a new show that highlights the unique talents and stories of this amazing clan through dancing, singing, and, of course, music making.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, March 5, 2015
8:00 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, March 5, 2015
8:00 pm

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Film: “Amelie”

Films

"Amelie" (2001) will be shown.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, March 6, 2015
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Women’s Golf at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

Athletics

Long Cove Club
Hilton Head, SC Get directions
Fri, March 6, 2015
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Holi

Holidays

Hindu religious observance.

Fri, March 6, 2015
9:00 am

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Top Talent Contest

Classes and Workshops, Other

"Mastering Your Communications and Interviewing Skills." UGA freshmen and sophomores will meet with professionals and learn the art of building business rapport. Participants will showcase their strengths and start learning about various business career paths. They also will compete for a chance to win an award.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 285

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, March 6, 2015
9:00 am

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Friends First Friday

Meetings

Participants will learn what’s going on in the world of education at the State Botanical Garden for spring 2015. RSVP by calling 706-542-9353 by March 4.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, March 6, 2015
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Equestrian at Fresno State

Athletics

Time to be announced.

Fresno, CA Get directions
Fri, March 6, 2015
2:30 pm

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Men’s Tennis vs. Texas A&M

Athletics

Dan Magill Tennis Complex

518 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, March 6, 2015
3:30 pm

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Political Science Colloquium

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Ralph Ketcham, professor emeritus of citizenship and public affairs at The Maxwell School of Syracuse University, will present a paper, "James Madison's Public-Spirited First Amendment."

Baldwin Hall, Room 302

355 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, March 6, 2015
5:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Longwood

Athletics

First game of three-game series.

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, March 6, 2015
6:00 pm

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Women’s Tennis at Alabama

Athletics

Tuscaloosa, AL Get directions
Sat, March 7, 2015
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Equestrian vs. TCU

Athletics

Time to be announced.

Fresno, CA Get directions
Sat, March 7, 2015
2:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Longwood

Athletics

Second game of three-game series.

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, March 7, 2015
4:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball at Auburn

Athletics

To be televised on the SEC Network.

Auburn, AL Get directions
Sat, March 7, 2015
6:00 pm

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Gymnastics vs. Arkansas

Athletics

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, March 8, 2015
1:00 pm

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Men’s Tennis vs. LSU

Athletics

Dan Magill Tennis Complex

518 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, March 8, 2015
1:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Longwood

Athletics

Third game of three-game series.

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, March 8, 2015
2:00 pm

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Women’s Tennis at Auburn

Athletics

Auburn, AL Get directions
Mon, March 9, 2015
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Student Spring Break

Official University Events

No classes March 9-13; offices open. Classes resume March 16.

Mon, March 9, 2015
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Advisory:  Bulldog Bucks out-of-service during upgrade

The Bulldog Bucks system will be unavailable for use at merchant terminals during a system upgrade to be performed the week of Spring Break, March 9-13. For questions or concerns, please contact the Bulldog Bucks office at 706-542-8257.

Mon, March 9, 2015
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Class: Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Classes and Workshops

Through March 13. Six Sigma is an enterprise-wide, data-driven methodology used to improve products or processes so that an organization can not only create operational efficiencies, but also delight or exceed the expectations of customers. This five-day engagement brings together supervisors and mid-level managers across service and manufacturing industries who strive for flawless execution, want to improve their processes and drive efficiencies in their companies.

Tate Student Center, Room 480

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, March 9, 2015
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Construction advisory:  East Campus Road lane closure at Sanford Stadium

One southbound lane of East Campus Road adjacent to Sanford Stadium will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, March 9 - 13, so that Verizon Wireless may access Sanford Stadium for work to upgrade its digital systems there. Traffic will be directed by flaggers and police officers as necessary. It is suggested that southbound traffic use an alternate route.

Tue, March 10, 2015
2:00 pm

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Spring Tuesday Tour

Tours, Free Events

Join a guided tour of the three museum galleries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Galleries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, March 10, 2015
5:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Appalachian State

Athletics

First game of two-game series.

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, March 11, 2015
9:00 am

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Classified Staff Awards

Receptions and Recognitions

This is an annual event to honor Griffin Campus employees with Employee of the Year Awards and other awards of excellence, certificates of service and recognition of individual and campus-wide accomplishments.

UGA Griffin Campus
1109 Experiment St.
Griffin, GA Get directions
Wed, March 11, 2015
2:00 pm

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Artful Conversation: “When Night Has Come”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join Callan Steinmann, associate curator of education, and Brittany Ranew, Kress Interpretive Fellow, for an in-depth discussion of Dale Kennington’s “When Night Has Come.”

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, March 11, 2015
5:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Appalachian State

Athletics

Second game of two-game series.

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, March 11, 2015
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Men’s Basketball at SEC Tournament

Athletics

Through March 15.

Nashville, TN Get directions
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