First Year Odyssey

Events

Experience

Concerts, lectures, undergraduate research, service-learning, films and more give you opportunities to enhance your learning experience.

Students enrolled in First-Year Odyssey seminars are required to attend at least three campus events during the semester.

Calendar of Upcoming Events

I Am a UGA Mentee Day

Thu. January 26, 2023, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM - Tate Student Center
Today, we celebrate you, our UGA mentees. We applaud you for taking the step to sign up for the program and take advantage of this priceless opportunity to expand your network and form meaningful relationships. Join the Ambassadors of the UGA Mentor Program at Tate Concourse from 11AM-2PM for a celebration of all of our mentees. January is National Mentoring Month, an opportunity to recognize the power of one-on-one relationships to help young people find and follow their passion.
Event type: Career Center    Host: UGA Mentor Program
More information: Camryn Chiu, camryn.chiu@uga.edu

Dawgs Dealing with It: Mindfulness

Thu. January 26, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
This workshop is designed to discuss coping skills and how students can use them in everyday life to handle stress. Whether you are struggling with school, adjustment, or another area of life, this is a space for you to discover ways to cope and make the most of your time at UGA. This workshop is led by two UGA students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

Putting My Heels Down

Thu. January 26, 2023, 02:20 PM - 03:50 PM - Room 276, New Dance Theatre, Dance building
Guest speaker Kara Tatelbaum, former professional dancer, will give a talk about her new book, Putting My Heels Down, a memoir detailing her realistic, rocky journey from professional dance to Health and Wellness coach. Relevant for all who are interested in hearing about an artist's life journey. Sponsored by Art of Wellness LLC and the Department of Dance.
Event type: Dance    Host: Rebecca Gose
More information: Rebecca Gose, 706-542-4415, renghaus@uga.edu

Film: “Longleaf: The Heart of Pine”

Thu. January 26, 2023, 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
“Longleaf: The Heart of Pine,” produced by award-winning documentarian Rex Jones, is a cultural and natural history of the South’s ancient primeval forest and how it might still be saved. Screening courtesy of the Southern Documentary Project at the University of Mississippi. 54 min.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

International Coffee Hour with ServeUGA

Fri. January 27, 2023, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - Memorial Hall Ballroom
Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the United States.
Event type: Cultural    Host: ServeUGA and International Student Life
More information: Maddie Martin, 706-542-5867, maddie.martin@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

UMatter: An Upstander Intervention Program

Tue. January 31, 2023, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM - Russell Hall, Room 124
UMatter is an upstander intervention program to support a culture that cares about and helps each other in our community. Participants will discuss ways to safely identify and help a peer in need related to interpersonal violence and substance use, work through realistic and interactive scenarios, and raise awareness about support resources available in the UGA community. Choose to care and contribute to positive experiences, culture, and the future of the UGA community. Free t-shirts available!
Event type: Discussion    Host: The Fontaine Center, University Health Center
More information: Natasha Thomas, 1-706-542-8690, nthomas@uhs.uga.edu, //healthpromotion.uga.edu/umatter

Nutrition Kitchen: $5 Cooking Class

Tue. January 31, 2023, 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM - University Health Center - Nutrition Kitchen (across from Vision Clinic)
On the Go: Salad Shaker Winter Salad and Mason Jar Instant Noodles Call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register. $5 per class for students who have paid the health fee or $10 for non-fees paid students. Upcoming classes & menus available online at healthpromotion.uga.edu/nutrition/kitchen
This event is limited to 12 students
Reservation information: Please call 706-542-8690 to register. Do not register via online.
Ticket charge: $5
To obtain tickets: Please call 706-542-8690 to register and reserve a spot in the class. $5 per class for students who have paid the health fee or $10 for non-fees paid students.
Event type: Demonstration    Host: Anthony Chiu, RD, LD
More information: Anthony Chiu, 706-542-8690, achiu@uhs.uga.edu, //healthpromotion.uga.edu/nutrition/kitchen/

Change Stress into Success: Understanding Anxiety- A Self-Assessment

Wed. February 1, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
Join us for this four-part rotating series on managing stress and anxiety. You will learn how to identify your own stress and anxiety as it arises and explore some early warning signs, triggers, and ways of coping. Join for as many lessons as you would like – come to one or all. This workshop is led by graduate students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

Tour at Two

Wed. February 1, 2023, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
These drop-in public tours feature highlights of the permanent collection and are led by museum docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: HIllary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Dawgs Dealing with It: Emotion Regulation

Thu. February 2, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
This workshop is designed to discuss coping skills and how students can use them in everyday life to handle stress. Whether you are struggling with school, adjustment, or another area of life, this is a space for you to discover ways to cope and make the most of your time at UGA. This workshop is led by two UGA students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

UMatter: An Upstander Intervention Program

Thu. February 2, 2023, 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM - MLC, Room 251
UMatter is an upstander intervention program to support a culture that cares about and helps each other in our community. Participants will discuss ways to safely identify and help a peer in need related to interpersonal violence and substance use, work through realistic and interactive scenarios, and raise awareness about support resources available in the UGA community. Choose to care and contribute to positive experiences, culture, and the future of the UGA community. Free t-shirts available!
Event type: Discussion    Host: The Fontaine Center, University Health Center
More information: Natasha Thomas, 706-542-8690, nthomas@uhs.uga.edu, //healthpromotion.uga.edu/umatter

Morning Mindfulness

Fri. February 3, 2023, 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM - Georgia Museum of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art invites you into the galleries to relax and recharge with guided mindfulness meditation, held every other Friday. Included is a variety of instructor-led meditation and movement and mindfulness techniques. No experience necessary.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

International Coffee Hour with MSP-BHM

Fri. February 3, 2023, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - Memorial Hall Ballroom 101 Sanford Drive
Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the United States.
Event type: Cultural    Host: MSP and International Student Life
More information: Maddie Martin, 706-542-5867, maddie.martin@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

Lunchtime Time Machine - Why Did the Nazis Murder Capitaine Charles N'Tchorèré?

Tue. February 7, 2023, 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM - LeConte Hall, Room 101
This month's talk welcomes Dr. Timothy Cleaveland. He specializes in the history of Islamic West Africa, and has done research in Mauritania, Mali, Senegal, Morocco, France, and Illinois. He is particularly interested in the history of slavery, race, and gender in West Africa, as well as the trans-Saharan slave trade. The Saharan and North African elite historically used racism to justify slavery in ways similar to those in the United States. Free admission, free pizza!
Event type: Discussion    Host: History Department
More information: Cilla Cartwright, 706-542-2053, cilla71@uga.edu, //hist.franklin.uga.edu/events/all

UMatter: An Upstander Intervention Program

Tue. February 7, 2023, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM - Russell Hall, Room 124
UMatter is an upstander intervention program to support a culture that cares about and helps each other in our community. Participants will discuss ways to safely identify and help a peer in need related to interpersonal violence and substance use, work through realistic and interactive scenarios, and raise awareness about support resources available in the UGA community. Choose to care and contribute to positive experiences, culture, and the future of the UGA community. Free t-shirts available!
Event type: Discussion    Host: The Fontaine Center, University Health Center
More information: Natasha Thomas, 1-706-542-8690, nthomas@uhs.uga.edu, //healthpromotion.uga.edu/umatter

101 Things to Do in Athens

Wed. February 8, 2023, 06:00 AM - 07:45 PM - Tate Reception Hall - Tate Student Center
101 Things to Do in Athens showcases 101 things to do in Athens without alcohol or other drugs.
This event is limited to 100 students
Event type: Showcase    Host: University Judiciary - Office of Student Conduct
More information: Hillary Westbrook, 706-542-1131, hcwestbrook@uga.edu, //conduct.uga.edu/judiciary/

Change Stress into Success: Calming Your Body

Wed. February 8, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
Join us for this four-part rotating series on managing stress and anxiety. You will learn how to identify your own stress and anxiety as it arises and explore some early warning signs, triggers, and ways of coping. Join for as many lessons as you would like – come to one or all. This workshop is led by graduate students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

Curator Talk: “Decade of Tradition: Highlights from the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Collection”

Wed. February 8, 2023, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Shawnya Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, will give a tour of the exhibition. “Decade of Tradition” includes selections from the Thompsons’ transformative gift of 100 works by African American artists donated to the museum in 2012.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Dawgs Dealing with It: Interpersonal Effectiveness

Thu. February 9, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
This workshop is designed to discuss coping skills and how students can use them in everyday life to handle stress. Whether you are struggling with school, adjustment, or another area of life, this is a space for you to discover ways to cope and make the most of your time at UGA. This workshop is led by two UGA students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

International Coffee Hour with TSA

Fri. February 10, 2023, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - Memorial Hall Ballroom 101 Sanford Drive
Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the United States.
Event type: Cultural    Host: TSA and International Student Life
More information: Maddie Martin, 706-542-5867, maddie.martin@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

Drawing in the Galleries

Sun. February 12, 2023, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Experience the pleasure of drawing in the museum’s galleries. This workshop is led by teaching artist Joel Rosenburg and provides drawing instruction, art supplies, and enough space to spread out. Program is free but seats are limited; to reserve a spot email gmoa-tours@uga.edu.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Nutrition Kitchen: $5 Cooking Class

Tue. February 14, 2023, 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM - University Health Center - Nutrition Kitchen in Health Promotion (across the hall from Vision Clinic)
Pasta Partners: Learn to Make Whole Wheat Pasta and Pesto Call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register. $5 per class for students who have paid the health fee or $10 for non-fees paid students. Upcoming classes & menus available at healthpromotion.uga.edu/nutrition/kitchen
This event is limited to 12 students
Reservation information: Please call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register.
Ticket charge: $5
To obtain tickets: Please call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register.
Event type: Demonstration    Host: Anthony Chiu, RD, LD
More information: Anthony Chiu, 706-542-8690, achiu@uhs.uga.edu, //healthpromotion.uga.edu/nutrition/kitchen/

Change Stress into Success: Calming Your Mind

Wed. February 15, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
Join us for this four-part rotating series on managing stress and anxiety. You will learn how to identify your own stress and anxiety as it arises and explore some early warning signs, triggers, and ways of coping. Join for as many lessons as you would like – come to one or all. This workshop is led by graduate students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

Artful Conversation: Vertis Hayes

Wed. February 15, 2023, 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Artful Conversation programs are 30 minutes long, focus on one or a few works of art, and provide opportunities for close looking, open-ended dialogue and discovery. This one focuses on Vertis Hayes’ painting “Juke Joint” with Callan Steinmann, curator of education.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Yoga in the Galleries

Thu. February 16, 2023, 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join us for a free yoga class surrounded by works of art in the galleries. Led by instructors from Five Points Yoga, this program is free and open to both beginner and experienced yogis. Sanitized mats are provided. This program is available both in-person (spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis; tickets are available at the front desk starting at 5:15 p.m.) and via Zoom (at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJArd-GspzooHNQilbyhvu2Np0hukSlOmEoG).
Reservation information: This program is available both in-person (spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis; tickets are available at the front desk starting at 5:15 p.m.) and via Zoom (at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJArd-GspzooHNQilbyhvu2Np0hukSlOmEoG).
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Third Thursday

Thu. February 16, 2023, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Athens’ established venues for visual art hold Third Thursday, an event devoted to art in the evening hours, on the third Thursday of every month from 6 until 9 p.m. to showcase their visual-arts programming. Full schedules and participants are posted at 3Thurs.org.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Student Night

Thu. February 16, 2023, 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join the Georgia Museum of Art Student Association for refreshments, door prizes, and themed activities to celebrate the latest exhibitions, including “Object Lessons in American Art.” Student Night is generously sponsored by the UGA Parents Leadership Council.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Film: “Black Art: In the Absence of Light”

Thu. February 16, 2023, 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Inspired by the work of the late artist and curator David Driskell, this illuminating documentary spotlights the indelible contributions of some of the foremost African American artists in today's contemporary art world, including Theaster Gates, Kerry James Marshall, Faith Ringgold, Amy Sherald, and many more. 2021, TV-MA, 85 min.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

UGA Theatre: "Sweat" by Lynn Nottage

Thu. February 16, 2023, 08:00 PM - 10:30 PM - Cellar Theatre in the Fine Arts Building.
Pulitzer Prize-winning "Sweat" centers on a group of factory workers in Reading, Pennsylvania -a steel town in the heart of Rust Belt- as they face the impending reality of financial instability as a result of job outsourcing. Through a series of flashbacks in a local bar, "Sweat" contends with issues of race, immigration, & deindustrialization through the lives of these workers, culminating in an explosive finale that harrowingly portrays the effects of capitalism on the American working class.
This event is limited to 100 students
Ticket charge: $12
To obtain tickets: Online or at the Box Office. Feb. 16-18, 22-25 @ 8:00PM Feb. 26 @ 2:30PM
Event type: Theatre    Host: Department of Theatre and Film Studies
More information: Clay Chastain, 706-542-4247, wclay87@uga.edu, ugatheatre.com/sweat

Morning Mindfulness

Fri. February 17, 2023, 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM - Georgia Museum of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art invites you into the galleries to relax and recharge with guided mindfulness meditation, held every other Friday. Included is a variety of instructor-led meditation and movement and mindfulness techniques. No experience necessary.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

International Coffee Hour with Ethiopian-Eritrean Student Association

Fri. February 17, 2023, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - Memorial Hall Ballroom 101 Sanford Drive
Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the United States.
Event type: Cultural    Host: Ethiopian-Eritrean Student Association and International Student Life
More information: Maddie Martin, 706-542-5867, maddie.martin@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

UMatter: An Upstander Intervention Program

Fri. February 17, 2023, 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM - MLC, Room 274
UMatter is an upstander intervention program to support a culture that cares about and helps each other in our community. Participants will discuss ways to safely identify and help a peer in need related to interpersonal violence and substance use, work through realistic and interactive scenarios, and raise awareness about support resources available in the UGA community. Choose to care and contribute to positive experiences, culture, and the future of the UGA community. Free t-shirts available!
Event type: Discussion    Host: The Fontaine Center, University Health Center
More information: Natasha Thomas, 706-542-8690, nthomas@uhs.uga.edu, //healthpromotion.uga.edu/umatter

Sunday Spotlight Tour

Sun. February 19, 2023, 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
These drop-in public tours feature highlights of the permanent collection and are led by museum docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

BeWellUGA Fest

Tue. February 21, 2023, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM - Ramsey Student Center
BeWellUGA Fest, presented by Well-being Resources, is a pop-up expo of well-being offerings on campus. Students can connect with student groups, enjoy free fitness classes, check out well-being demonstrations and resources, pet emotional support puppies, and enjoy free food.
Event type: Well-being    Host: Division of Student Affairs Well-being Resources
More information: Lisa Williamson, 706-542-8023, lisawilliamson@uga.edu, //calendar.uga.edu/event/bewelluga_fest_1093

Change Stress into Success: Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress

Wed. February 22, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
Join us for this four-part rotating series on managing stress and anxiety. You will learn how to identify your own stress and anxiety as it arises and explore some early warning signs, triggers, and ways of coping. Join for as many lessons as you would like – come to one or all. This workshop is led by graduate students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

Curator Talk: “Object Lessons in American Art”

Wed. February 22, 2023, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Jeffrey Richmond-Moll, curator of American art, will give a special tour of this exhibition, which features four centuries of works from the Princeton University Art Museum that collectively explore American history, culture, and society.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

5th Annual Let's Talk Bodies Spoken Word Event

Wed. February 22, 2023, 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM - Tate Theatre
Our culture has a complicated relationship with food, exercise, and body image. This year during National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, individuals all over the country are telling their untold stories of body image struggles, disordered eating, recovery, identity, mental health, gender, sexuality, race, privilege, and class. Join our conversation for an exploration of the impact of body image and disordered eating.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Lauren Pucci, 706-542-2273, lpucci@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

Dawgs Dealing with It: Mindfulness

Thu. February 23, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
This workshop is designed to discuss coping skills and how students can use them in everyday life to handle stress. Whether you are struggling with school, adjustment, or another area of life, this is a space for you to discover ways to cope and make the most of your time at UGA. This workshop is led by two UGA students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

UMatter: An Upstander Intervention Program

Thu. February 23, 2023, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM - Russell Hall, Room 124
UMatter is an upstander intervention program to support a culture that cares about and helps each other in our community. Participants will discuss ways to safely identify and help a peer in need related to interpersonal violence and substance use, work through realistic and interactive scenarios, and raise awareness about support resources available in the UGA community. Choose to care and contribute to positive experiences, culture, and the future of the UGA community. Free t-shirts available!
Event type: Discussion    Host: The Fontaine Center, University Health Center
More information: Natasha Thomas, 1-706-542-8690, nthomas@uhs.uga.edu, //healthpromotion.uga.edu/umatter

Aralee Strange Lecture: Vaughn Watson

Thu. February 23, 2023, 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
The Aralee Strange Lecture series features scholars and scholarship focused on the intersections of visual art, poetry, literacy, equity, and justice in education. This program is presented in collaboration with the department of language and literacy at the University of Georgia’s Mary Frances Early College of Education and funded by the Aralee Strange Fund for Art and Poetry.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

International Coffee Hour with PSA

Fri. February 24, 2023, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - Memorial Hall Ballroom 101 Sanford Drive
Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the United States.
Event type: Cultural    Host: PSA and International Student Life
More information: Maddie Martin, 706-542-5867, maddie.martin@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

Change Stress into Success: Understanding Anxiety - A Self-Assessment

Wed. March 1, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
Join us for this four-part rotating series on managing stress and anxiety. You will learn how to identify your own stress and anxiety as it arises and explore some early warning signs, triggers, and ways of coping. Join for as many lessons as you would like – come to one or all. This workshop is led by graduate students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

Tour at Two

Wed. March 1, 2023, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
These drop-in public tours feature highlights of the permanent collection and are led by museum docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Dawgs Dealing with It: Emotion Regulation

Thu. March 2, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
This workshop is designed to discuss coping skills and how students can use them in everyday life to handle stress. Whether you are struggling with school, adjustment, or another area of life, this is a space for you to discover ways to cope and make the most of your time at UGA. This workshop is led by two UGA students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

Morning Mindfulness

Fri. March 3, 2023, 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM - Georgia Museum of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art invites you into the galleries to relax and recharge with guided mindfulness meditation, held every other Friday. Included is a variety of instructor-led meditation and movement and mindfulness techniques. No experience necessary.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

International Coffee Hour with Institutional Diversity

Fri. March 3, 2023, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - Memorial Hall Ballroom 101 Sanford Drive
Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the United States.
Event type: Cultural    Host: Institutional Diversity and International Student Life
More information: Maddie Martin, 706-542-5867, maddie.martin@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

Tour at Two

Wed. March 8, 2023, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
These drop-in public tours feature highlights of the permanent collection and are led by museum docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Lunchtime Time Machine - How Did Women Get Abortions Before Roe v. Wade?

Tue. March 14, 2023, 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM - LeConte Hall, Room 101
This month's lecture is presented by Dr. Cassia Roth, Associate Professor in History & the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute, and Director of Graduate Studies. Roth's book, A Miscarriage of Justice: Women's Reproductive Lives and the Law in Early Twentieth-Century Brazil, examines reproductive health in relation to legal and medical policy in Brazil's then-capital city. It won the 2021 Murdo J. MacLeod Book Prize.
This event is limited to 60 students
Event type: Discussion    Host: History Department
More information: Cilla Cartwright, 706-542-2053, cilla71@uga.edu, //hist.franklin.uga.edu/events/all

Nutrition Kitchen: $5 Cooking Class

Tue. March 14, 2023, 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM - University Health Center - Nutrition Kitchen in Health Promotion (across the hall from Vision Clinic)
Everything Everywhere: Learn to Make Whole Wheat Bagels and Egg Sandwiches Call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register. $5 per class for students who have paid the health fee or $10 for non-fees paid students. Upcoming classes & menus available at healthpromotion.uga.edu/nutrition/kitchen
This event is limited to 12 students
Reservation information: Call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register. $5 per class for students who have paid the health fee or $10 for non-fees paid students.
Ticket charge: $5
To obtain tickets: Call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register. $5 per class for students who have paid the health fee or $10 for non-fees paid students.
Event type: Demonstration    Host: Anthony Chiu, RD, LD
More information: Anthony Chiu, 706-542-8690, achiu@uhs.uga.edu, //healthpromotion.uga.edu/nutrition/kitchen/

Change Stress into Success: Calming Your Body

Wed. March 15, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
Join us for this four-part rotating series on managing stress and anxiety. You will learn how to identify your own stress and anxiety as it arises and explore some early warning signs, triggers, and ways of coping. Join for as many lessons as you would like – come to one or all. This workshop is led by graduate students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

Tour at Two

Wed. March 15, 2023, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
These drop-in public tours feature highlights of the permanent collection and are led by museum docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Dawgs Dealing with It: Interpersonal Effectiveness

Thu. March 16, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
This workshop is designed to discuss coping skills and how students can use them in everyday life to handle stress. Whether you are struggling with school, adjustment, or another area of life, this is a space for you to discover ways to cope and make the most of your time at UGA. This workshop is led by two UGA students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

Yoga in the Galleries

Thu. March 16, 2023, 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join us for a free yoga class surrounded by works of art in the galleries. Led by instructors from Five Points Yoga, this program is free and open to both beginner and experienced yogis. Sanitized mats are provided. This program is available both in-person (spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis; tickets are available at the front desk starting at 5:15 p.m.) and via Zoom (at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIqcuqopz8uHtcLlSBmOvBJchlq0fQ6JCWg).
Reservation information: This program is available both in-person (spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis; tickets are available at the front desk starting at 5:15 p.m.) and via Zoom (at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIqcuqopz8uHtcLlSBmOvBJchlq0fQ6JCWg).
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Pop-Up Exhibition: Wonder Women

Thu. March 16, 2023, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Celebrate the power of women in art with a special Women’s History Month pop-up exhibition in the Shannon and Peter Candler Collection Study Room. Stop by to check out a selection of works by woman artists from the museum’s collection, selected by museum interns.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Third Thursday

Thu. March 16, 2023, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Athens’ established venues for visual art hold Third Thursday, an event devoted to art in the evening hours, on the third Thursday of every month from 6 until 9 p.m. to showcase their visual-arts programming. Full schedules and participants are posted at 3Thurs.org.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Morning Mindfulness

Fri. March 17, 2023, 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM - Georgia Museum of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art invites you into the galleries to relax and recharge with guided mindfulness meditation, held every other Friday. Included is a variety of instructor-led meditation and movement and mindfulness techniques. No experience necessary.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

International Coffee Hour with MSP-ADIPA Heritage Month

Fri. March 17, 2023, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - Memorial Hall Ballroom 101 Sanford Drive
Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the United States.
Event type: Cultural    Host: MSP and International Student Life
More information: Maddie Martin, 706-542-5867, maddie.martin@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

What's So Special about the Music of Atlanta, Insecure, I May Destroy You, and Queen Sono?

Fri. March 17, 2023, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - Athenaeum
In this talk, Prof. Ed Pavlic will highlight how Black characters and Black music weave together in unprecedented closeness in four recent series whose nuance and complexity rivals, and at times surpasses, that of our best contemporary writing. This event is part of Screen Time with Your Humanities Professors, a series that investigates pop culture in surprising and revealing ways. Free food. All majors welcome.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Sponsored by the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts
More information: Kris Petti, pettik@uga.edu

UGA Theatre: "The Wolves" by Sarah DeLappe

Fri. March 17, 2023, 08:00 PM - 09:30 PM - Cellar Theatre in the Fine Arts Building
A girls’ soccer team contends with life’s big (& small) questions, from international conflicts to sex to their coach’s obvious hangovers. These young athletes navigate the realities of their changing worlds & the world at large, all while awaiting the rapidly-approaching uncertainty of a post-high school future. The Wolves is a fast-paced slice of reality that is equal parts funny & enigmatic, offering a beautifully nuanced portrait of 9 girls attempting to make sense of an overwhelming world
This event is limited to 100 students
Ticket charge: $8
To obtain tickets: Online or at the Box Office March 17-18, 21-25 @ 8:00PM March 26 @ 2:30PM
Event type: Theatre    Host: Department of Theatre and Film Studies
More information: Clay Chastain, 706-542-4247, wclay87@uga.edu, ugatheatre.com/thewolves

Art + Wellness Studio

Sun. March 19, 2023, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Looking at, making, and talking about art can offer a welcome respite. Studies show the therapeutic benefits of art can increase our sense of well-being and connection. Join art therapist Meg Abbot to explore art and create something wonderful together. Program is free but seats are limited; email gmoa-tours@uga.edu to reserve a spot.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Sunday Spotlight Tour

Sun. March 19, 2023, 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
These drop-in public tours feature highlights of the permanent collection and are led by museum docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Lecture: Kaywin Feldman

Tue. March 21, 2023, 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
“Building a National Collection in a Changing Nation” This lecture by Kaywin Feldman, director of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., will honor museum director William U. Eiland on the occasion of his retirement. Feldman previously led the Minneapolis Institute of Art as its Nivin and Duncan MacMillan Director and President from 2008 to 2019 and directed the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art from 1999 to 2007.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Change Stress into Success: Calming Your Mind

Wed. March 22, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
Join us for this four-part rotating series on managing stress and anxiety. You will learn how to identify your own stress and anxiety as it arises and explore some early warning signs, triggers, and ways of coping. Join for as many lessons as you would like – come to one or all. This workshop is led by graduate students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

Artful Conversation: Clementine Hunter

Wed. March 22, 2023, 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Artful Conversation programs are 30 minutes long, focus on one or a few works of art, and provide opportunities for close looking, open-ended dialogue and discovery. This one focuses on Clementine Hunter’s painting “Good Angels/Bad Angels,” with Sage Kincaid, associate curator of education.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Dawgs Dealing with It: Distress Tolerance

Thu. March 23, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
This workshop is designed to discuss coping skills and how students can use them in everyday life to handle stress. Whether you are struggling with school, adjustment, or another area of life, this is a space for you to discover ways to cope and make the most of your time at UGA. This workshop is led by two UGA students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

Emerging Scholars Symposium: Keynote Speech: Nika Elder

Thu. March 23, 2023, 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
The 2023 Emerging Scholars Symposium will showcase research by current graduate students and other emerging scholars related to themes of rethinking and reimagining the history of Euro-American, Native American, and African American art and material culture through new perspectives. The symposium accompanies the exhibition “Object Lessons in American Art: Selections from the Princeton University Art Museum,” on view February 4 – May 14, 2023, at the Georgia Museum of Art.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Emerging Scholars Symposium: “Rethinking America: Contemporary Contemplations on American Art”

Fri. March 24, 2023, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
The 2023 Emerging Scholars Symposium will showcase research by current graduate students and other emerging scholars related to themes of rethinking and reimagining the history of Euro-American, Native American, and African American art and material culture through new perspectives. The symposium accompanies the exhibition “Object Lessons in American Art: Selections from the Princeton University Art Museum,” on view February 4 – May 14, 2023, at the Georgia Museum of Art.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

International Coffee Hour with CSSA

Fri. March 24, 2023, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - 101 Sanford Drive Memorial Hall Ballroom
Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the United States.
Event type: Cultural    Host: International Student Life and Chinese Student & Scholar Association
More information: Maddie M Martin, 434-907-0528, maddie.martin@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

Nutrition Kitchen: $5 Cooking Class

Tue. March 28, 2023, 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM - University Health Center - Nutrition Kitchen in Health Promotion (across the hall from Vision Clinic)
Vegetarian Take Out: Spicy Tofu Green Beans and Egg Drop Soup Call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register. $5 per class for students who have paid the health fee or $10 for non-fees paid students. Upcoming classes & menus available online at healthpromotion.uga.edu/nutrition/kitchen
This event is limited to 12 students
Reservation information: Call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register.
Ticket charge: $5
To obtain tickets: Call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register. $5 per class for students who have paid the health fee or $10 for non-fees paid students.
Event type: Demonstration    Host: Anthony Chiu, RD, LD
More information: Anthony Chiu, 706-542-8690, achiu@uhs.uga.edu, //healthpromotion.uga.edu/nutrition/kitchen/

Change Stress into Success: Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress

Wed. March 29, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
Join us for this four-part rotating series on managing stress and anxiety. You will learn how to identify your own stress and anxiety as it arises and explore some early warning signs, triggers, and ways of coping. Join for as many lessons as you would like – come to one or all. This workshop is led by graduate students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

Curator Talk: “Art is a Form of Freedom”

Wed. March 29, 2023, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Callan Steinmann, curator of education, will give a tour of the exhibition, which features works selected by incarcerated women at the Whitworth Women’s Facility in Hartwell, Georgia.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

Dawgs Dealing with It: Mindfulness

Thu. March 30, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events
This workshop is designed to discuss coping skills and how students can use them in everyday life to handle stress. Whether you are struggling with school, adjustment, or another area of life, this is a space for you to discover ways to cope and make the most of your time at UGA. This workshop is led by two UGA students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

AAC Vendor Fair

Thu. March 30, 2023, 02:30 PM - 06:30 PM - Aderhold Hall
Drop by to learn more about augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices in a hands-on vendor fair. Meet a communication device user and representatives from communication device companies including PRC-Saltillo and Tobii-Dynavox. Chat with graduate and undergraduate students from the Communication Sciences and Disorders department. See you there!
Event type: Special Education/Speech-Language Pathology    Host: CommunicAID+Nation
More information: Ainsley Vergara, avergara@uga.edu, //uga.campuslabs.com/engage

Morning Mindfulness

Fri. March 31, 2023, 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM - Georgia Museum of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art invites you into the galleries to relax and recharge with guided mindfulness meditation, held every other Friday. Included is a variety of instructor-led meditation and movement and mindfulness techniques. No experience necessary.
Event type: Art    Host: Hillary Brown
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/event/

International Coffee Hour with International Women's Month

Fri. March 31, 2023, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - Memorial Hall Ballroom 101 Sanford Drive
Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the United States.
Event type: Cultural    Host: International Women's Month and International Student Life
More information: Maddie Martin, 706-542-5867, maddie.martin@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

TEDxUGA 2023: Roots

Fri. March 31, 2023, 07:00 PM - Morton Theatre
Centuries of students and scholars have grown a vast and intertwined network of research and scholarship. The passions and actions that inspire this network are sometimes unseen, unheard, and untamed. But the results are powerful and every-reaching. At the University of Georgia, we plant seeds of research and scholarship every day. And now at TEDxUGA 2023, we will explore how these seeds have taken root and flourished into ideas with the power to change the world.
Reservation information: Registration opens February 1, 2022 at tedxuga.com.
Ticket charge: $15
To obtain tickets: Registration opens February 1, 2022 at tedxuga.com.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: TEDxUGA
More information: Megan Ward, 706-542-0893, tedxuga@uga.edu, tedxuga.com

UMatter: An Upstander Intervention Program

Tue. April 4, 2023, 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM - Russell Hall, Room 124
UMatter is an upstander intervention program to support a culture that cares about and helps each other in our community. Participants will discuss ways to safely identify and help a peer in need related to interpersonal violence and substance use, work through realistic and interactive scenarios, and raise awareness about support resources available in the UGA community. Choose to care and contribute to positive experiences, culture, and the future of the UGA community. Free t-shirts available!
Event type: Discussion    Host: The Fontaine Center, University Health Center
More information: Natasha Thomas, 1-706-542-8690, nthomas@uhs.uga.edu, //healthpromotion.uga.edu/umatter

Change Stress into Success: Understanding Anxiety - A Self-Assessment

Wed. April 5, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events
Join us for this four-part rotating series on managing stress and anxiety. You will learn how to identify your own stress and anxiety as it arises and explore some early warning signs, triggers, and ways of coping. Join for as many lessons as you would like – come to one or all. This workshop is led by graduate students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

Dawgs Dealing with It: Emotion Regulation

Thu. April 6, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
This workshop is designed to discuss coping skills and how students can use them in everyday life to handle stress. Whether you are struggling with school, adjustment, or another area of life, this is a space for you to discover ways to cope and make the most of your time at UGA. This workshop is led by two UGA students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

Lunchtime Time Machine - How Did Bananas Bring Southeast Asia to the Brink of Collapse?

Thu. April 6, 2023, 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM - LeConte Hall, Room 101
This month's lecture features Dr. Kalyani Ramnath. Professor Ramnath joined the History faculty this year, so now you can look forward to her courses on the history of modern South Asia, legal history, and law and empire. She holds a B.A., LL.B(Hons.)(J.D. equivalent) from the National Law School of India University, and a Master of Laws (LL.M) from the Yale Law School. Free admission and free pizza.
This event is limited to 60 students
Event type: Art    Host: History Department
More information: Cilla Cartwright, 706-542-2053, cilla71@uga.edu, //hist.franklin.uga.edu/events/all

International Coffee Hour with ASU

Fri. April 7, 2023, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - Memorial Hall Ballroom 101 Sanford Drive
Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the United States.
Event type: Cultural    Host: ASU and International Student Life
More information: Maddie Martin, 706-542-5867, maddie.martin@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

Nutrition Kitchen: $5 Cooking Class

Tue. April 11, 2023, 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM - University Health Center - Nutrition Kitchen in Health Promotion (across the hall from Vision Clinic)
One Sheet, One Pan, One Oven: Shrimp Scampi Whole Wheat Pasta and Skillet Nut & Seed Chocolate Chip Cookie Call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register. $5 per class for students who have paid the health fee or $10 for non-fees paid students. Upcoming classes & menus available online at healthpromotion.uga.edu/nutrition/kitchen
This event is limited to 12 students
Reservation information: Call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register.
Ticket charge: $5
To obtain tickets: Call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register. $5 per class for students who have paid the health fee or $10 for non-fees paid students.
Event type: Demonstration    Host: Anthony Chiu, RD, LD
More information: Anthony Chiu, 706-542-8690, achiu@uhs.uga.edu, //healthpromotion.uga.edu/nutrition/kitchen/

Change Stress into Success: Calming Your Body

Wed. April 12, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
Join us for this four-part rotating series on managing stress and anxiety. You will learn how to identify your own stress and anxiety as it arises and explore some early warning signs, triggers, and ways of coping. Join for as many lessons as you would like – come to one or all. This workshop is led by graduate students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

Dawgs Dealing with It: Interpersonal Effectiveness

Thu. April 13, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
This workshop is designed to discuss coping skills and how students can use them in everyday life to handle stress. Whether you are struggling with school, adjustment, or another area of life, this is a space for you to discover ways to cope and make the most of your time at UGA. This workshop is led by two UGA students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

UMatter: An Upstander Intervention Program

Thu. April 13, 2023, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM - Russell Hall, Room 124
UMatter is an upstander intervention program to support a culture that cares about and helps each other in our community. Participants will discuss ways to safely identify and help a peer in need related to interpersonal violence and substance use, work through realistic and interactive scenarios, and raise awareness about support resources available in the UGA community. Choose to care and contribute to positive experiences, culture, and the future of the UGA community. Free t-shirts available!
Event type: Discussion    Host: The Fontaine Center, University Health Center
More information: Natasha Thomas, 1-706-542-8690, nthomas@uhs.uga.edu, //healthpromotion.uga.edu/umatter

International Coffee Hour with the Sri Lankan Student Association

Fri. April 14, 2023, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - Memorial Hall Ballroom 101 Sanford Drive
Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the United States.
Event type: Cultural    Host: International Student Life and the Sri Lankan Student Association
More information: Maddie Martin, 706-542-5867, maddie.martin@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

UGA Theatre: "A Little Night Music" by Steven Sondheim

Fri. April 14, 2023, 08:00 PM - 10:30 PM - Fine Arts Theatre in the Fine Arts Building
Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning musical A Little Night Music comes to the UGA stage as a part of the annual Spotlight on the Arts Festival! Set in 1900 Sweden, actress Desirée Armfeldt becomes embroiled in a series of affairs with a former lover, a current lover, and - of course - their respective wives. During a weekend at a lavish country estate, tensions come to a head as the various players are forced to contend with the whirlwind of romances in Sondheim’s classic comedy of manners.
This event is limited to 600 students
Ticket charge: $12
To obtain tickets: Online or at the Box Office April 14-15, 19-22 @ 8:00PM April 16 & 23 @ 2:30PM
Event type: Theatre    Host: Department of Theatre and Film Studies
More information: Clay Chastain, 706-542-4247, wclay87@uga.edu, ugatheatre.com/nightmusic

UMatter: An Upstander Intervention Program

Mon. April 17, 2023, 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM - MLC, Room 251
UMatter is an upstander intervention program to support a culture that cares about and helps each other in our community. Participants will discuss ways to safely identify and help a peer in need related to interpersonal violence and substance use, work through realistic and interactive scenarios, and raise awareness about support resources available in the UGA community. Choose to care and contribute to positive experiences, culture, and the future of the UGA community. Free t-shirts available!
Event type: Discussion    Host: The Fontaine Center, University Health Center
More information: Natasha Thomas, 1-706-542-8690, nthomas@uhs.uga.edu, //healthpromotion.uga.edu/umatter

Change Stress into Success: Calming Your Mind

Wed. April 19, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
Join us for this four-part rotating series on managing stress and anxiety. You will learn how to identify your own stress and anxiety as it arises and explore some early warning signs, triggers, and ways of coping. Join for as many lessons as you would like – come to one or all. This workshop is led by graduate students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

Dawgs Dealing with It: Distress Tolerance

Thu. April 20, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
This workshop is designed to discuss coping skills and how students can use them in everyday life to handle stress. Whether you are struggling with school, adjustment, or another area of life, this is a space for you to discover ways to cope and make the most of your time at UGA. This workshop is led by two UGA students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

International Coffee Hour with ISA

Fri. April 21, 2023, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - Memorial Hall Ballroom 101 Sanford Drive
Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the United States.
Event type: Cultural    Host: ISA and International Student Life
More information: Maddie Martin, 706-542-5867, maddie.martin@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

Nutrition Kitchen: $5 Cooking Class

Tue. April 25, 2023, 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM - University Health Center - Nutrition Kitchen in Health Promotion (across the hall from Vision Clinic)
A Swiftie Inspired Dinner: Anti-(pasto) Hero and “Sweet Like Honey” Baked Chicken Call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register. $5 per class for students who have paid the health fee or $10 for non-fees paid students. Upcoming classes & menus available online at healthpromotion.uga.edu/nutrition/kitchen
This event is limited to 12 students
Reservation information: Call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register.
Ticket charge: $5
To obtain tickets: Call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register. $5 per class for students who have paid the health fee or $10 for non-fees paid students.
Event type: Demonstration    Host: Anthony Chiu, RD, LD
More information: Anthony Chiu, 706-542-8690, achiu@uhs.uga.edu, //healthpromotion.uga.edu/nutrition/kitchen/

Change Stress into Success: Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress

Wed. April 26, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Zoom (via Involvement Network: https://uga.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/healthcenter/events)
Join us for this four-part rotating series on managing stress and anxiety. You will learn how to identify your own stress and anxiety as it arises and explore some early warning signs, triggers, and ways of coping. Join for as many lessons as you would like – come to one or all. This workshop is led by graduate students/interns at CAPS.
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
More information: Jennifer Hester, 706-542-2273, jhester@uhs.uga.edu, //caps.uga.edu/well-being-prevention-program

International Coffee Hour with Pride Center

Fri. April 28, 2023, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - Memorial Hall Ballroom 101 Sanford Drive
Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the United States.
Event type: Cultural    Host: Pride Center and International Student Life
More information: Maddie Martin, 706-542-5867, maddie.martin@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

UMatter: An Upstander Intervention Program

Fri. April 28, 2023, 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM - MLC, Room 274
UMatter is an upstander intervention program to support a culture that cares about and helps each other in our community. Participants will discuss ways to safely identify and help a peer in need related to interpersonal violence and substance use, work through realistic and interactive scenarios, and raise awareness about support resources available in the UGA community. Choose to care and contribute to positive experiences, culture, and the future of the UGA community. Free t-shirts available!
Event type: Discussion    Host: The Fontaine Center, University Health Center
More information: Natasha Thomas, 1-706-542-8690, nthomas@uhs.uga.edu, //healthpromotion.uga.edu/umatter

NOTE : The information included in this list of Events was obtained from the sponsors. Although we will strive for perfection, we cannot be responsible for any misinformation provided to us regarding dates, times and prices. If you would like to inquire about having an Event included in the Odyssey event calendar, please email fyo@uga.edu with the relevant details.