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

Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series

Fri. October 19, 2018, 12:20 PM - 01:10 PM - Miller Learning Center 214
"What is Southern Futurism: Reimagine Automation through DIY Hacktivism and Open-sourced Distribution Methods" presented by Xin Xin, Women's Studies and Art.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Institute for Women's Studies
More information: Terri Hatfield, 706-542-0066, TLHAT@uga.edu, //iws.uga.edu/events/content/2018/friday-spea

Mary Shelley, FRANKENSTEIN, and Cinematic Adaptations

Fri. October 19, 2018, 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM - Fine Arts Building, Room #400 (Balcony Theater)
Frankenstein is 200 years old! In recognition of the international celebrations surrounding this anniversary, the Willson Center presents this Cinema Roundtable. The panel includes English and Film Studies faculty who will discuss the core themes of Shelley’s work and Frankenstein’s cinematic legacy. The audience will be invited to participate and the event is free and open to the public
Event type: Forum/Panel    Host: Richard Neupert
More information: Richard Neupert, 706-542-2084, neupert@uga.edu

Public Conversation with Richard Hunt

Fri. October 19, 2018, 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join artist Richard Hunt for a public conversation about his work with Shawnya Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Richard Hunt: Synthesis,” on view October 20, 2018 – February 3, 2019.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/publi

Rome: The Engineering of an Empire

Fri. October 19, 2018, 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM - Jackson St. Building (School of Environment and Design), Room 125
Friday, Oct. 19, at 5:00 pm, our new colleague in the Classics Department, Dr. Jordan Pickett, will give a lecture on "Rome: The Engineering of an Empire" at the UGA in Rome Alumni Reunion in the Jackson St. Building (School of Environment and Design), Room 125. The lecture will be very appropriate for undergraduates.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Classics Department
More information: Victor D. Thompson, 8507762745, vdthom@uga.edu

90 Carlton: Autumn 2018

Fri. October 19, 2018, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
The Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art present a reception featuring the autumn exhibitions. Enjoy light refreshments, gallery activities, door prizes and “Ask the Experts” from 7 to 8 p.m. Event Partners: Athens Printing Company, Barron’s Rental Center, Epting Events and Guide2Athens. $5, free for members. Become a member of the museum at the event for complimentary admission. RSVP to gmoarsvp@uga.edu or by calling 706.542.4199.
Reservation information: RSVP to gmoarsvp@uga.edu or by calling 706.542.4199.
Ticket charge: $5
To obtain tickets: Nonmembers $5, free for members.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/90-ca

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. October 22, 2018, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

The Rise of the Gig Economy: How Technology is Influencing Work

Mon. October 22, 2018, 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM - MLC 214
Lecture/discussion exploring several decades of our changing economy, focusing our attention to the rise of the gig economy and how technology has influenced work. The presenter is Dr. Andrew J. Herod, Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Geography with adjunct professorship in International Affairs and Anthropology as well as currently serving as a County Commissioner for Athens-Clarke County. The event is sponsored by the UGA Libraries.
Event type: Lecture    Host: UGA Libraries
More information: Ian Thomas, 706-542-0703, ithomas@uga.edu

Concert: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Mon. October 22, 2018, 07:30 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
The string quartet has long been one of chamber music’s most popular genres. In a program revealing the ensemble’s abundant possibilities, the fabled Emerson String Quartet is joined by the formidable pianist Shai Wosner for collaborative works by a pair of prolific geniuses, Mozart and Bolcom. This engaging program concludes with Dvora´k’s ultimate tribute to his beloved homeland: his final quartet.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

Tuesday Tours at Two

Tue. October 23, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA 30602
Join us for a 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 of on the second floor of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries (300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA).
Event type: Tour    Host: Jean Cleveland
More information: Jean Cleveland, 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu

Concert: Prague Philharmonic Children’s Choir

Tue. October 23, 2018, 07:30 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
This internationally renowned choir ranks as one of Central Europe’s leading ensembles and has toured the globe extensively throughout its 86-year history. The group comes to the United States at the request of the Czech Embassy in Washington D.C. in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Czech state and will present a program of traditional music and movement highlighting the sounds and customs of the Czech and Slovak cultures.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

Film Screening and Panel Discussion: The Hunting Ground

Tue. October 23, 2018, 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM - Miller Learning Center 101
A screening of the documentary film, "The Hunting Ground," followed by a panel discussion. Panelists include Tayler Simon and Caron Hope from UGA's University Health Center Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention, Sally Sheppard from The Cottage Sexual Assault Center & Children's Advocacy Center, and Dr. Josie Leimbach from the Institute for Women's Studies. This event is FREE and open to the public.
Event type: Film    Host: Institute for Women's Studies
More information: Terri Hatfield, 706-542-0066, TLHAT@uga.edu, //iws.uga.edu/events/content/2018/film-screen

Tour at Two: “One Heart, One Way: The Journey of a Princely Art Collection”

Wed. October 24, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Asen Kirin, Parker Curator of Russian art, will lead a tour of the exhibition.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/tour-

Coping Strategies for UGA’s Introverts

Wed. October 24, 2018, 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM - Russell Hall Academic Center Room #126
If you haven’t heard, college is supposed to be the best four years of your life, largely because you are going to make thousands of friends, and you will get to be around them ALL THE TIME—unless you are a true introvert. The purpose of this workshop is to provide you specific strategies for coping at a large extroverted university, to get the most out of your academic and social environment in your own introverted way, and to provide you a forum for understanding the power of your personality.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Division of Academic Enhancement
More information: Keith Allen, 706-583-0403, khallen@uga.edu, //dae.uga.edu/resources/success-workshops/

Who Owns the Past? Competing Claims for Antiquities from the Holy Land

Wed. October 24, 2018, 05:30 PM - Room 125, Jackson Street Building
Dr. Morag Kersel, distinguished lecturer from the Department of Anthropology at DePaul University, will speak on how over 15 years of research have provided insights on why there is demand for material from the Holy Land and what motivates collectors, both individual and institutional. This interdisciplinary investigation examines the relationship between the demand for Holy Land artifacts and the competing claims to owning the past. Free and open to the public.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Athens Society of the Archaeological Institute of America and the College of Environment and Design
More information: Ervan Garrison, egarriso@uga.edu, www.archaeological.org

Morning Mindfulness

Fri. October 26, 2018, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Georgia Museum of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art invites you into the galleries to participate in free-guided mindfulness meditation sessions, held every other Friday during the school year. Sessions include a variety of instructor-led meditation, movement and mindfulness techniques. No experience or special clothing is necessary. Meditation pillows or stools are provided. Reservations are encouraged; please contact 706.542.8863 or sagekincaid@uga.edu.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/morni

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. October 29, 2018, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Studying in Groups

Mon. October 29, 2018, 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM - Russell Hall Academic Center Room #126
This workshop will help students learn how to leverage group study strategies as they seek to master the material and prepare for tests and exams. Students will learn how to utilize the strengths of others and groups to help compensate for individual members’ weaknesses. Students will also learn the “do’s” and “don’t’s” of how to study in groups.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Division of Academic Enhancement
More information: Keith Allen, 706-583-0403, khallen@uga.edu, //dae.uga.edu/resources/success-workshops/

Your Boo Shouldn’t Scare You: Film Screening and Discussion

Mon. October 29, 2018, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM - MLC 275
We will be screening the popular film Twilight followed by a discussion about the film and the unhealthy relationship behaviors it romanticizes! We would love for everyone to come to this engaging discussion on healthy relationships and how media can perpetuate misconceptions of relationships.
Event type: Discussion    Host: RSVP Peer Educators
More information: tsimon@uhs.uga.edu, //www.uhs.uga.edu/rsvp/rsvp-intro

Tuesday Tours at Two

Tue. October 30, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA 30602
Join us for a 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 of on the second floor of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries (300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA).
Event type: Tour    Host: Jean Cleveland
More information: Jean Cleveland, 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu

Tour at Two: "Richard Hunt: Synthesis"

Wed. October 31, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join Shawnya Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, for a tour of the exhibition.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/tour-

“Expeditions, Experiments and the Ocean: Arts and Sciences at Sea”

Fri. November 2, 2018, 09:00 AM - Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Mahler Hall
Lecture by Rebecca Rutstein and Samantha Joye. Rutstein is an artist whose work spans painting, sculpture, installation, and public art and explores abstraction inspired by science, data and maps. Professor Joye’s research aims to discover, document, resolve and understand complex feedback that drive elemental cycling in coastal and open ocean environments. She is director of the Ecosystem Impacts of Oil and Gas Inputs to the Gulf research consortium.
Event type: Signature Lecture    Host: Sponsored by the Wilson Center for Humanities and Arts
More information: //provost.uga.edu/news-events/news/

Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series

Fri. November 2, 2018, 12:20 PM - 01:10 PM - Miller Learning Center 214
Friday Speaker Series presented by Cynthia Turner Camp, English - "A Murdering, if Penitent, Philandress: Queen Elfthryth’s Reputation at Wherwell Abbey."
Event type: Lecture    Host: Institute for Women's Studies
More information: Terri Hatfield, 706-542-0066, TLHAT@uga.edu, //iws.uga.edu/events/content/2018/friday-spea

UGA Theatre presents: "Equus"

Fri. November 2, 2018, 08:00 PM - UGA Fine Arts Building Fine Arts Theatre (Room 200)
Fine Arts Building Fine Arts Theatre (Room 200); UGA Theatre MainStage; Tickets: $16, $12 for students. The violent blinding of six horses is the incident that brings disillusioned psychiatrist Martin Dysart in contact with 17 year-old Allan Strang.  Puzzled by what led the seemingly well-adjusted boy to commit such a horrifying crime, Dysart is forced to contend with his own beliefs leading to a disturbing confrontation.
Ticket charge: $12
To obtain tickets: Students can purchase tickets online at www.tinyURL.com/EquusUGA, over the phone at 706-542-4400, or in person at the box office in the Fine Arts Building the evening of the performance.
Event type: Theatre    Host: Department of Theatre and Film Studies
More information: Clay Chastain, 706-542-4247, wclay87@uga.edu, //www.ugatheatre.com/equus

Concert: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Fri. November 2, 2018, 08:00 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
When Gustav Mahler died, only his widow knew of the enigmatic Tenth Symphony. He left his final opus only partially orchestrated, but its tragic melodies, its shape, and substance were all on paper waiting to be snatched from the grave. This season Athens audiences can hear Mahler’s magnificent swan song masterfully realized by the British musician, scholar, and broadcaster Deryck Cooke. ASO Principal Guest Conductor Donald Runnicles directs the powerful program.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

UGA Theatre presents: "Equus"

Sat. November 3, 2018, 08:00 PM - UGA Fine Arts Building Fine Arts Theatre (Room 200)
Fine Arts Building Fine Arts Theatre (Room 200); UGA Theatre MainStage; Tickets: $16, $12 for students. The violent blinding of six horses is the incident that brings disillusioned psychiatrist Martin Dysart in contact with 17 year-old Allan Strang.  Puzzled by what led the seemingly well-adjusted boy to commit such a horrifying crime, Dysart is forced to contend with his own beliefs leading to a disturbing confrontation.
Ticket charge: $12
To obtain tickets: Students can purchase tickets online at www.tinyURL.com/EquusUGA, over the phone at 706-542-4400, or in person at the box office in the Fine Arts Building the evening of the performance.
Event type: Theatre    Host: Department of Theatre and Film Studies
More information: Clay Chastain, 706-542-4247, wclay87@uga.edu, //www.ugatheatre.com/equus

Music of Appalachia

Sun. November 4, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
The Athens Chamber Singers will present a special program of choral and instrumental pieces from Appalachia, including folksongs, spirituals, blues and coal mining songs. The concert will feature a bluegrass band. Stick around after the music for a special tour of "Vernacular Modernism: The Photography of Doris Ulmann" led by curator of American art Sarah Kate Gillespie.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/music

UGA Theatre presents: "Equus"

Sun. November 4, 2018, 02:30 PM - UGA Fine Arts Building Fine Arts Theatre (Room 200)
Fine Arts Building Fine Arts Theatre (Room 200); UGA Theatre MainStage; Tickets: $16, $12 for students. The violent blinding of six horses is the incident that brings disillusioned psychiatrist Martin Dysart in contact with 17 year-old Allan Strang.  Puzzled by what led the seemingly well-adjusted boy to commit such a horrifying crime, Dysart is forced to contend with his own beliefs leading to a disturbing confrontation.
Ticket charge: $12
To obtain tickets: Students can purchase tickets online at www.tinyURL.com/EquusUGA, over the phone at 706-542-4400, or in person at the box office in the Fine Arts Building the evening of the performance.
Event type: Theatre    Host: Department of Theatre and Film Studies
More information: Clay Chastain, 706-542-4247,, wclay87@uga.edu, //www.ugatheatre.com/equus

Panel Discussion, Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy

Sun. November 4, 2018, 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM - Auditorium (Room 271), Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA 30602
On Sunday, November 4th join contributors Terry Kay, Cynthia Graubart, and Cliff Graubart for a discussion of the new book, Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy. Published by the UGA Press, the book is a collection of stories from writers Conroy nurtured, including Grammy winners, National Book Award winners, James Beard Foundation winners and New York Times best-sellers, along with a cadre of friends and family members.
Event type: Lecture    Host: The book's editor, Jonathan Haupt.
More information: Jean Cleveland, 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu, //www.libs.uga.edu/news/gwhf-2

A Conversation with Georgia Writers, Featuring Michael Bishop and Cynthia Shearer

Sun. November 4, 2018, 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM - Auditorium (Room 271), Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
On Sunday, November 4, at 5:00 p.m. join 2018 Georgia Writers Hall of Fame inductees Michael Bishop and Cynthia Shearer for a moderated discussion about their work and writing process. A light reception will follow the program. This event is part of the 2018 Georgia Writers Hall of Fame event series, taking place November 4-5 at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. All events in the series are open to the public.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library
More information: Jean Cleveland, 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu, //www.libs.uga.edu/news/gwhf-2

2018 Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Mon. November 5, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Auditorium (Room 271), Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA 30602
On Monday, November 5, at 10:00 a.m. the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame will host its annual induction ceremony, welcoming five new members: Michael Bishop, Furman Bisher, Tayari Jones, Frances Newman, and Cynthia Shearer. A light reception will follow the ceremony. An exhibit featuring works of the 2018 class of inductees will be on display at the Special Collections Building through December 22, 2018.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library
More information: Jean Cleveland, 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu, //www.libs.uga.edu/news/gwhf-2

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Mon. November 5, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Auditorium (Room 271), Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
The Georgia Writers Hall of Fame and the University of Georgia Libraries invite you this year’s annual ceremony inducting new members on Monday, November 5, at 10:00 a.m. in the auditorium of the Special Collections Building. The 2018 class of honorees includes Furman Bisher, Michael Bishop, Tayari Jones, Frances Newman, and Cynthia Shearer. This event is free and open to the public; light refreshments will be served.
Event type: Lecture    Host: University of Georgia Libraries, Georgia Writers Hall of Fame
More information: Jean Cleveland, 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu, //georgiawritersghalloffame.org

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. November 5, 2018, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

“One Health in the Age of the Anthropocene”

Mon. November 5, 2018, 12:30 PM - Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources Building 2, Room 100
Lecture by Sharon Deem, Director of the Institute for Conservation Medicine at the St. Louis Zoo. From wild forest elephants in Gabon and maned wolves in Bolivia to giant tortoises on the Galapagos Islands, Deem has built a career connecting the health of wildlife to people through One Health, an approach that recognizes that the health of people is connected to the health of animals and the environment. She is an award-winning epidemiologist, wildlife veterinarian and conservationist.
Event type: Signature Lecture    Host: Sponsored by the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
More information: //provost.uga.edu/news-events/news/

Beta Tour @ Special Collections

Tue. November 6, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Rotunda, 2nd Floor, Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
We are looking for visitors to help us test out new content and techniques for tours of our exhibit galleries! Be one of the first on campus to test drive our latest tour stops, icebreakers, insider gossip, and gallery games at the Special Collections Building. We'll give you a high energy tour in one hour or less. At the end, we'll ask you to fill out a short survey. Space is limited; RSVP at the Eventbrite site listed below. Email jhebbard@uga.edu for more information.
Reservation information: Visit the Eventbrite page at https://tinyurl.com/yc3rx4tw
Event type: Tour    Host: Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
More information: Jan Hebbard, 706-583-0213, jhebbard@uga.edu, //tinyurl.com/yc3rx4tw

Keeping HOPE Alive

Tue. November 6, 2018, 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM - Russell Hall Academic Center Room #126
Rep’s from UGA’s Office of Student Financial Aid will provide answers to your questions so you can understand what is required to maintain the HOPE scholarship.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Division of Academic Enhancement
More information: Keith Allen, 706-583-0403, khallen@uga.edu, //dae.uga.edu/resources/success-workshops/

Tour at Two: “For Home and Country: World War I Posters from the Blum Collection”

Wed. November 7, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join Nelda Damiano, Pierre Daura Curator of European Art, for a special tour of the exhibition.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/tour-

Ethics Week Lecture: “Blind Spots: Why We Aren't as Ethical as We Think We Are”

Wed. November 7, 2018, 02:30 PM - UGA Chapel
Lecture by Ann E. Tenbrunsel, David E. Gallo Professor of Business Ethics, University of Notre Dame. Tenbrusel’s research interests focus on the psychology of ethical decision making, examining why employees, leaders and students behave unethically, despite their best intentions to behave to the contrary. She is the author, co-author or co-editor of six books on this topic and over 50 research articles and chapters.
Event type: Signature Lecture    Host: Sponsored by the Office of the President, Terry College of Business and School of Law
More information: //provost.uga.edu/news-events/news/

Use Stress for Your Success

Wed. November 7, 2018, 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM - Russell Hall Room #124
Students will learn how stress can be managed, get help on viewing stress as a challenge, and strategies to conquer stress during their college experience.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Division of Academic Enhancement
More information: Keith Allen, 706-583-0403, khallen@uga.edu, //dae.uga.edu/resources/success-workshops/

4 minutes, 33 seconds: Spotlight on Scholarship

Wed. November 7, 2018, 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
This annual competition features student research in the arts. Poster competition entries will be on display November 1 – 7 in the museum’s education resource center, during regular hours. Poster session begins at 6 p.m.; thesis presentations begin at 7 p.m. Prizes will be awarded in both categories. Part of UGA's 2018 Spotlight on the Arts.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/4-min

UGA Theatre presents: "Equus"

Wed. November 7, 2018, 08:00 PM - UGA Fine Arts Building Fine Arts Theatre (Room 200)
Fine Arts Building Fine Arts Theatre (Room 200); UGA Theatre MainStage; Tickets: $16, $12 for students. The violent blinding of six horses is the incident that brings disillusioned psychiatrist Martin Dysart in contact with 17 year-old Allan Strang.  Puzzled by what led the seemingly well-adjusted boy to commit such a horrifying crime, Dysart is forced to contend with his own beliefs leading to a disturbing confrontation.
Ticket charge: $12
To obtain tickets: Students can purchase tickets online at www.tinyURL.com/EquusUGA, over the phone at 706-542-4400, or in person at the box office in the Fine Arts Building the evening of the performance.
Event type: Theatre    Host: Department of Theatre and Film Studies
More information: Clay Chastain, 706-542-4247, wclay87@uga.edu, //www.ugatheatre.com/equus

McGill Lecture: “Trust, Technology and Teamwork Can Reveal a Global Truth”

Thu. November 8, 2018, 04:00 PM - Journalism Building, Studio 100
Lecture by Marina Walker Guevara, deputy director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, a network of reporters in 80 countries who collaborate on stories of global concern. She has managed the two largest collaborations of reporters in journalism’s history: the Panama Papers and the Paradise Papers, which involved hundreds of journalists and media partners using technology to unravel stories of public interest from terabytes of leaked financial data.
Event type: Signature Lecture    Host: Sponsored by the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication
More information: //provost.uga.edu/news-events/news/

Lecture: Elizabeth Catte

Thu. November 8, 2018, 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
In her talk entitled “Seeing Appalachia,” writer and public historian Elizabeth Catte will take a critical look at representations of the region in contemporary writing, photography and reporting, underscoring how the visual archive of Appalachia often renders a diverse and complicated place into problems that threaten the nation's progress. Catte is author of What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia, and is currently co-editing 55 Strong: Inside the West Virginia Teachers’ Strike.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/lectu

Student Night

Thu. November 8, 2018, 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join the Student Association of the Georgia Museum of Art for a night of music, food, fun and themed activities to celebrate the latest exhibitions. Student Night is generously sponsored by UGA Parents Leadership Council.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/stude

Concert: VOCES8

Thu. November 8, 2018, 07:30 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
The exquisite British a cappella vocal ensemble, VOCES8, proudly inspires people everywhere through the superb performance of elevated music and the pure joy of singing. From London to Beijing, the ensemble tours extensively throughout Europe, North America, and Asia, with repertoire ranging from Renaissance polyphony to contemporary commissions and arrangements. VOCES8’s concerts celebrate versatility with an unparalleled diverse musical expression.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

UGA Theatre presents: "Equus"

Thu. November 8, 2018, 08:00 PM - UGA Fine Arts Building Fine Arts Theatre (Room 200)
Fine Arts Building Fine Arts Theatre (Room 200); UGA Theatre MainStage; Tickets: $16, $12 for students. The violent blinding of six horses is the incident that brings disillusioned psychiatrist Martin Dysart in contact with 17 year-old Allan Strang.  Puzzled by what led the seemingly well-adjusted boy to commit such a horrifying crime, Dysart is forced to contend with his own beliefs leading to a disturbing confrontation.
Ticket charge: $12
To obtain tickets: Students can purchase tickets online at https://tinyurl.com/EquusUGA, over the phone at 706-542-4400, or in person at the box office in the Fine Arts Building the evening of the performance.
Event type: Theatre    Host: Department of Theatre and Film Studies
More information: Clay Chastain, 706-542-4247, wclay87@uga.edu, //www.ugatheatre.com/equus

Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series

Fri. November 9, 2018, 12:20 PM - 01:10 PM - Miller Learning Center 214
Friday Speaker Series presented by Elise Robinson, Theatre & Performance Studies - "Playing for the Vote: Suffrage Games and the British Women's Suffrage Movement."
Event type: Lecture    Host: Institute for Women's Studies
More information: Terri Hatfield, 706-542-0066, TLHAT@uga.edu, //iws.uga.edu/events/content/2018/friday-spea

Friday Football Tour

Fri. November 9, 2018, 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM - Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA 30602
Kick off your weekend with a Friday Football Tour! Join curator Jason Hasty for a closer look at the new exhibit, “Fighting Spirit: Wally Butts and UGA Football, 1939-1950” at 3:00 p.m. each Friday before home football games. Tours are free and open to the public, no reservation is required. For more information contact Jean Cleveland at 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu.
Event type: Tour    Host: Jean Cleveland
More information: Jean Cleveland, 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu, //www.libs.uga.edu/exhibits/FightingSpirit

UGA Theatre presents: "Equus"

Fri. November 9, 2018, 08:00 PM - UGA Fine Arts Building Fine Arts Theatre (Room 200)
Fine Arts Building Fine Arts Theatre (Room 200); UGA Theatre MainStage; Tickets: $16, $12 for students. The violent blinding of six horses is the incident that brings disillusioned psychiatrist Martin Dysart in contact with 17 year-old Allan Strang.  Puzzled by what led the seemingly well-adjusted boy to commit such a horrifying crime, Dysart is forced to contend with his own beliefs leading to a disturbing confrontation.
Ticket charge: $12
To obtain tickets: Students can purchase tickets online at https://tinyurl.com/EquusUGA, over the phone at 706-542-4400, or in person at the box office in the Fine Arts Building the evening of the performance.
Event type: Theatre    Host: Department of Theatre and Film Studies
More information: Clay Chastain, 706-542-4247, wclay87@uga.edu, //www.ugatheatre.com/equus

Morning Mindfulness

Fri. November 9, 2018, 09:30 PM - 10:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art invites you into the galleries to participate in free-guided mindfulness meditation sessions, held every other Friday during the school year. Sessions include a variety of instructor-led meditation, movement and mindfulness techniques. No experience or special clothing is necessary. Meditation pillows or stools are provided. Reservations are encouraged; please contact 706.542.8863 or sagekincaid@uga.edu.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/morni

Sunday Spotlight Tour

Sun. November 11, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Highlights from the permanent collection; led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/sunda

UGA Theatre presents: "Equus"

Sun. November 11, 2018, 02:30 PM - UGA Fine Arts Building Fine Arts Theatre (Room 200)
Fine Arts Building Fine Arts Theatre (Room 200); UGA Theatre MainStage; Tickets: $16, $12 for students. The violent blinding of six horses is the incident that brings disillusioned psychiatrist Martin Dysart in contact with 17 year-old Allan Strang.  Puzzled by what led the seemingly well-adjusted boy to commit such a horrifying crime, Dysart is forced to contend with his own beliefs leading to a disturbing confrontation.
Ticket charge: $12
To obtain tickets: Students can purchase tickets online at https://tinyurl.com/EquusUGA, over the phone at 706-542-4400, or in person at the box office in the Fine Arts Building the evening of the performance.
Event type: Theatre    Host: Department of Theatre and Film Studies
More information: Clay Chastain, 404-580-3308, wclay87@uga.edu, //www.ugatheatre.com/equus

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. November 12, 2018, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Artist Lecture, Poppies: Women, War, Peace

Mon. November 12, 2018, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM - Auditorium (Room 271), Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
Documentary photographer Lee Karen Stow will give a lecture focused on her exhibit, "Poppies: Women, War, Peace.” The exhibit combines a portrait series of women whose lives have been affected by war, from World War I to the present, with a botanical series of the red ‘Flanders Fields’ poppy. "Poppies: Women, War, Peace" is on display in the Hargrett Library Gallery through December 14, 2018.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library
More information: Jean Cleveland, 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu, //www.libs.uga.edu/news/stowtalk

Lunchtime Time Machine: Was There a Shark Week Before TV?

Tue. November 13, 2018, 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Drs. Steve Soper and Jake Short. Professor Soper teaches courses on the history of modern Europe, Italy, and microhistory. He's working on a book about political prisoners on the eve of Italian unification. Professor Short teaches courses on the history of modern Europe, Germany, France, and intellectual history. His current book project explores the idea and limits of global consciousness. Free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

Tuesday Tours at Two

Tue. November 13, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA 30602
Join us for a 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 of on the second floor of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries (300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA).
Event type: Tour    Host: Jean Cleveland
More information: Jean Cleveland, 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu

You Majored in What? Alumni Panel Event

Tue. November 13, 2018, 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM - Miller Learning Center, Room 348
Translating the major you love to a career you'll love can be a challenge. You may not know how to answer questions like, “What will you do with that major?” or “Why are you majoring in that?” At this event, a panel of recent alumni will join us to share information about their careers and how they got there after completing a degree from UGA. They are here to offer you practical advice to help you answer the questions above as well as take steps toward carving a career path you'll love.
Event type: Career Center    Host: UGA Career Center
More information: Maggie O'Brien, maggieob@uga.edu, //career.uga.edu/calendar/you_majored_in_what

International Education Week Keynote Speaker: Joe Grabowski

Tue. November 13, 2018, 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM - Tate Theater
National Geographic explorer and founder of “Exploring by the Seat of your Pants,” Joe Grabowski shares his experiences from around the world and the power of internationalizing one’s life. As one of the world’s top 50 educators, Joe Grabowski brings a refreshing perspective on international education and how technology helps deliver knowledge around the world.
This event is limited to 500 students
Reservation information: Free admission, but tickets must be claimed at the Tate Ticket Office or online at https://ev11.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventInfo?ticketCode=GS%3AUGAARTS%3ATATE1819%3AINT1113%3A&linkID=ta-ugaarts&shopperContext=&pc=&caller=&appCode=&groupC
Ticket charge: Free
To obtain tickets: Free admission, but tickets must be claimed at the Tate Ticket Office or online at https://ev11.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventInfo?ticketCode=GS%3AUGAARTS%3ATATE1819%3AINT1113%3A&linkID=ta-ugaarts&shopperContext=&pc=&caller=&appCode=&groupC
Event type: Lecture    Host: International Student Life
More information: Justin Jeffery, 706-542-5867, jsj@uga.edu, //isl.uga.edu/international_education_week_e

Artful Conversation: Homer Dodge Martin

Wed. November 14, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Sage Kincaid, associate curator of education, will lead a group conversation about “The Old Mill.”
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/artfu

Yoga in the Galleries

Thu. November 15, 2018, 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join us for a 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. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis; tickets are available at the front desk starting at 5:15 p.m. Yoga mats provided.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/yoga-

Third Thursday

Thu. November 15, 2018, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Seven of 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. The Georgia Museum of Art, the Lamar Dodd School of Art, Lyndon House Arts Center, Glass Cube & Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens, Ciné, the Classic Center and ATHICA will be open from 6 until 9 p.m. to showcase their visual-arts programming. Full schedules are posted at 3Thurs.org.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/third

Exhibit Opening Reception: “WE: Thanksgiving Communion and Conflict"

Thu. November 15, 2018, 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM - Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library, Second Floor
"We: Thanksgiving Communion and Conflict" will celebrate its opening with a reception, gallery tours, and remarks from the artist Michela Hobbs. The exhibit examines the history of the United States through the lens of the Thanksgiving dinner table. The concept is presented as a series of place settings and serving pieces. The installation asks visitors to imagine the conversations and arguments between and among these historical figures if they had all sat down together around the table.
Event type: Reception    Host: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
More information: Jill Severn, 706-542-5766, jsevern@uga.edu

Friday Football Tour

Fri. November 16, 2018, 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM - Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA 30602
Kick off your weekend with a Friday Football Tour! Join curator Jason Hasty for a closer look at the new exhibit, “Fighting Spirit: Wally Butts and UGA Football, 1939-1950” at 3:00 p.m. each Friday before home football games. Tours are free and open to the public, no reservation is required. For more information contact Jean Cleveland at 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu.
Event type: Tour    Host: Jean Cleveland
More information: Jean Cleveland, 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu, //www.libs.uga.edu/exhibits/FightingSpirit

Tuesday Tours at Two

Tue. November 20, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA 30602
Join us for a 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 of on the second floor of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries (300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA).
Event type: Tour    Host: Jean Cleveland
More information: Jean Cleveland, 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu

Friday Football Tour

Tue. November 20, 2018, 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM - Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA 30602
Kick off your weekend with a Friday Football Tour! Join curator Jason Hasty for a closer look at the new exhibit, “Fighting Spirit: Wally Butts and UGA Football, 1939-1950” at 3:00 p.m. each Friday before home football games. Tours are free and open to the public, no reservation is required. For more information contact Jean Cleveland at 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu.
Event type: Tour    Host: Jean Cleveland
More information: Jean Cleveland, 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu, //www.libs.uga.edu/exhibits/FightingSpirit

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. November 26, 2018, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Tuesday Tours at Two

Tue. November 27, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA 30602
Join us for a 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 of on the second floor of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries (300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA).
Event type: Tour    Host: Jean Cleveland
More information: Jean Cleveland, 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu

Final Exam Test Preparation Strategies

Wed. November 28, 2018, 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM - Russell Hall Academic Center Room #126
Students will learn how to best organize and manage their time, efforts, and learning strategies in preparation for all types of tests and final exams (essay, multiple choice, and short answer).
Event type: Lecture    Host: Division of Academic Enhancement
More information: Keith Allen, 706-583-0403, khallen@uga.edu, //dae.uga.edu/resources/success-workshops/

Final Exam Test Preparation Strategies

Thu. November 29, 2018, 04:00 PM - Miller Learning Center Room #214
Students will learn how to best organize and manage their time, efforts, and learning strategies in preparation for all types of tests and final exams (essay, multiple choice, and short answer).
Event type: Lecture    Host: Division of Academic Enhancement
More information: Keith Allen, 706-583-0403, khallen@uga.edu, //dae.uga.edu/resources/success-workshops/

Film: "Mother - Caring for 7 Billion"

Thu. November 29, 2018, 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM - Room 214 Miller Learning Center
This film ("Mother - Caring for 7 Billion") deals with the subject of human population and its impact on the planet. It will be followed by a panel discussion.
Event type: Film    Host: Mark Farmer - Dept. Cellular Biology
More information: Mark A Farmer, 7065838111, mfarmer@uga.edu

“Richard Hunt Sculptor”

Thu. November 29, 2018, 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Charlie Ahearn's documentary on Chicago sculptor Richard Hunt, featuring Kerry James Marshall, as well as rare archival footage from a 1971 film made about Hunt for the Museum of Modern Art. Directed, produced, and edited by Charlie Ahearn, music by TJ Anderson, co-produced by Alitash Kebebe. 2010, NR, runtime 44 min. Followed by a tour of “Richard Hunt: Synthesis” with Shawnya Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/richa

Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series

Fri. November 30, 2018, 12:20 PM - 01:10 PM - Miller Learning Center 214
Friday Speaker Series presented by Maryann Erigha, African American Studies and Sociology - "Breaking In and Having It All: Black Women and the Hollywood Jim Crow."
Event type: Lecture    Host: Institute for Women's Studies
More information: Terri Hatfield, 706-542-0066, TLHAT@uga.edu, //iws.uga.edu/events/content/2018/friday-spea

Georgia Informatics Institutes Lecture: “Learning (for All of Us) in the Machine Learning Era”

Fri. November 30, 2018, 01:00 PM - Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Masters Hall
Lecture by Nirav Merchant, co-principal investigator for the National Science Foundation’s CyVerse, a national scale cyberinfrastructure for life sciences headquartered at the University of Arizona. Over the last two decades, his research has been directed toward developing scalable platforms for supporting open science and open innovation, with an emphasis on improving research productivity for geographically distributed interdisciplinary teams.
Event type: Signature Lecture    Host: Sponsored by the Georgia Informatics Institutes for Research and Education and the Institute for Bioinformatics
More information: //provost.uga.edu/news-events/news/

Morning Mindfulness

Fri. November 30, 2018, 09:30 PM - 10:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art invites you into the galleries to participate in free-guided mindfulness meditation sessions, held every other Friday during the school year. Sessions include a variety of instructor-led meditation, movement and mindfulness techniques. No experience or special clothing is necessary. Meditation pillows or stools are provided. Reservations are encouraged; please contact 706.542.8863 or sagekincaid@uga.edu.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/morni

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. December 3, 2018, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Artful Conversation: Richard Hunt

Wed. December 5, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Callan Steinmann, curator of education, will lead a session of slow looking and dialogue focused on selected works from the exhibition “Richard Hunt: Synthesis.”
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/artfu

Sunday Spotlight Tour

Sun. December 9, 2018, 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Highlights from the permanent collection; led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/sunda

Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Wed. December 12, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/tour-

Concert: David Archuleta

Sat. December 15, 2018, 07:30 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
This platinum-selling pop star rose to fame at an early age on the seventh season of American Idol and has continued to chart his own path with six studio albums featuring an impressive catalog of heartfelt lyrics and melodies. For his Athens debut, David brings a set list of familiar holiday carols to UGA to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Wed. December 19, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/tour-

Yoga in the Galleries

Thu. December 20, 2018, 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join us for a 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. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis; tickets are available at the front desk starting at 5:15 p.m. Yoga mats provided.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/yoga-

Third Thursday

Thu. December 20, 2018, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Seven of 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. The Georgia Museum of Art, the Lamar Dodd School of Art, Lyndon House Arts Center, Glass Cube & Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens, Ciné, the Classic Center and ATHICA will be open from 6 until 9 p.m. to showcase their visual-arts programming. Full schedules are posted at 3Thurs.org.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/third

Concert: Jane Lynch’s A Swingin’ Little Christmas!

Fri. December 21, 2018, 07:30 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
Jane Lynch–an Emmy and Golden Globe winner for her portrayal of Sue Sylvester on Glee and the two-time Emmy Award-winning host of NBC’s Hollywood Game Night– hits the road for a live concert tour of jazzy holiday tunes. Joined by Kate Flannery (The Office), Tim Davis, and Southern California’s jiving Tony Guerrero Quintet, this Swingin’ Little Christmas is sure to make the season bright in all the right ways.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

Concert: A Simple Space

Thu. January 10, 2019, 07:30 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
Seven acrobats from Gravity and Other Myths, Australia’s hottest and most original circus ensemble, push their physical abilities to the extreme in this acclaimed performance that is simultaneously raw and frantic yet delicate and unpretentious. Sustained by a live percussive soundtrack and presented so intimately that you can feel the heat and hear every breath, A Simple Space is stirring contemporary circus like you’ve never seen before.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Dance    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

Lunchtime Time Machine: Why are There so Many Confederate Monuments?

Tue. January 15, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Akela Reason. Professor Reason teaches courses on the history of American cities, material culture, and public history. She is also the founder of the Department of History’s Summer Program in Public History in Washington, DC. She is currently preparing a study of the politics of Civil War monuments in New York City during the Gilded Age. Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

Concert: Roomful of Teeth

Wed. January 16, 2019, 07:30 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
This Grammy Award-winning contemporary vocal ensemble is dedicated to reimagining the expressive potential of the human voice. Through study with masters of singing traditions the world over, the eight-voice group continually expands its vocabulary of singing techniques and, through an ongoing commissioning process, forges a new repertoire without borders.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Art    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

Chinese Acrobats of Hebei

Fri. January 25, 2019, 02:00 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Fine Arts Theater
Impressive derring-do takes center stage when these masters of agility and grace combine Chinese traditions, extraordinary nimbleness, and beautiful costumes into an awe-inspiring spectacle. Trained in the art and science of acrobatics since childhood, these athletes defy belief with a showcase of contortion, flexibility, and control highlighting the truly marvelous abilities of human bodies pushed to the extreme.
Reservation information: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Art    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

Concert: Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Tue. January 29, 2019, 07:30 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
The jubilant and stirring voices of “South Africa’s cultural ambassadors” (Nelson Mandela) combine the complex rhythms and harmonies of Zulu tradition with the sounds and sentiments of gospel music. Beautiful a cappella harmonies–made famous on Paul Simon’s Graceland album–showcase this four-time Grammy Award-winning ensemble’s message of hope, peace, and harmony in an unforgettable performance of powerful song.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. February 4, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. February 11, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Lunchtime Time Machine: What Did Mosquitos Do Before Zika?

Tue. February 12, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Cassia Roth. Professor Roth joined the history faculty this year, so now you can look forward to her courses on the history of Latin America, Brazil, gender, and medicine. She is writing a book entitled Birthing Abolition: Reproduction and the Gradual End of Slavery in Brazil. Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

Farruquito

Fri. February 15, 2019, 07:30 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
A band of live musicians and dancers join him on stage for this exhilarating performance of Southern Spain’s expressive art form.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Dance    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. February 18, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Concert: Camerata RCO

Fri. February 22, 2019, 07:30 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
Formed by members of Amsterdam’s celebrated Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (RCO), Camerata RCO performs chamber music in multiple formations, from duet to small chamber orchestra, with a special focus on the classical and romantic repertoire for winds and strings. The ensemble, as an octet, marks their first appearance at UGA with a performance of Dvo?ra´k’s lovely dance-inspired “Czech Suite” and Schubert’s substantial “Octet in F Major.”
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

Concert: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Sun. February 24, 2019, 03:00 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
Music Director Robert Spano starts the afternoon on a natural high with a piece so radiant in its majesty, someone named it for the king of the gods: Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony. The maestro then welcomes the internationally acclaimed ASO Chorus to the stage for a performance of music by a composer who truly holds the keys to the human heart–the great Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdi’s exquisitely inspirational Four Sacred Pieces.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. February 25, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Concert: Vienna Boys Choir

Fri. March 1, 2019, 07:30 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
No group of child musicians has won more renown than this incomparable choral ensemble founded by Emperor Maximilian I in 1498. Six centuries later, the famed Vienna Boys Choir continues to delight music-lovers across the globe with its purity of tone, distinctive charm, and a diverse repertoire encompassing Austrian folk songs and waltzes, classical masterpieces, medieval chant, and popular music.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. March 4, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Concert: Black Violin

Thu. March 7, 2019, 10:00 AM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
Violist Wil B. and violinist Kev Marcus combine their classical training and hip hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound of infectious beats and expressive melodies called “classical boom.” This lively performance – featuring ace turntable whiz DJ SPS – defies expectations and shatters stereotypes by bringing people together through a shared love of two disparate musical forms.
Reservation information: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Art    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. March 18, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

One-Man Star Wars Trilogy

Sat. March 23, 2019, 02:00 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
Canadian actor and uber geek, Charles Ross, brings his solo madcap creation to the stage in this mind-bending whirlwind performance. Ross retells the classic trilogy in 60 minutes with no costumes, no props, and no sets, but with all the characters, music, ships, and battles you’ve come to love. If your kid’s name is Chewbacca, this show is a no-brainer. If not, get your nerd on and experience the global sensation loved by audiences throughout the galaxy. The Force is strong with this one.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Theatre    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

One-Man Star Wars Trilogy

Sat. March 23, 2019, 07:30 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Ramsey Concert Hall
Canadian actor and uber geek, Charles Ross, brings his solo madcap creation to the stage in this mind-bending whirlwind performance. Ross retells the classic trilogy in 60 minutes with no costumes, no props, and no sets, but with all the characters, music, ships, and battles you’ve come to love. If your kid’s name is Chewbacca, this show is a no-brainer. If not, get your nerd on and experience the global sensation loved by audiences throughout the galaxy. The Force is strong with this one.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Theatre    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. March 25, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Concert: Silkroad Ensemble

Fri. March 29, 2019, 08:00 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
Founded by cellist Yo-Yo Ma, Silkroad Ensemble creates music that engages difference, sparking radical cultural collaboration and passion-driven learning to build a more hopeful world. The ensemble’s sparkling performances feature a mix of classical music, traditional sounds, and new work by composers from across the globe.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. April 1, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Concert: Matt Haimovitz, Cello

Thu. April 4, 2019, 07:30 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
Musical pioneer Matt Haimovitz begins by performing three of the suites in separate locations around the UGA campus over the course of two days, prior to a nal performance of the remaining three suites in Hodgson Concert Hall. Each suite features an overture composed by Philip Glass, Du Yun, and Vijay Iyer, and others, resulting in a unique experience unparalleled in the classical music world.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. April 8, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Lunchtime Time Machine: What's the Difference Between a Licit and an Illicit drug?

Tue. April 9, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Timothy Yang. Professor Yang joined the history faculty this year, so now you can look forward to his courses on the history of East Asia, Japan, science and medicine, capitalism, and memory. He is writing a book that explores the connections between medicine, capitalism, and empire through a micro-history of a Japanese pharmaceutical company. Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

The Last Great Hunt: The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

Fri. April 12, 2019, 07:00 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Ramsey Concert Hall
This multi award-winning one-man micro-epic puppet show melds technology and multimedia into a touching story of enduring love and the end of the world. Created by Tim Watts, this solo performance employs a unique blend of mime, puppetry, live and recorded music, and live animation to present an exploration of the next and oldest frontier: the deep blue sea.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Theatre    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

The Last Great Hunt: The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

Sat. April 13, 2019, 11:00 AM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Ramsey Concert Hall
This multi award-winning one-man micro-epic puppet show melds technology and multimedia into a touching story of enduring love and the end of the world. Created by Tim Watts, this solo performance employs a unique blend of mime, puppetry, live and recorded music, and live animation to present an exploration of the next and oldest frontier: the deep blue sea.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Theatre    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. April 15, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Concert: Jerusalem Quartet

Tue. April 16, 2019, 07:30 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
Founded in 1993 by four Israeli musicians, the Jerusalem Quartet has become a regular and beloved guest chamber ensemble on many of the world’s great concert stages. The quartet is renowned for its wide repertoire and stunning depth of expression, with a warm, full sound and a balance between high and low voices at its core. The UGA performance sees the group apply its colorful interpretation to works by Haydn, Barto´k, and Beethoven.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. April 22, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Lea Salonga: The Human Heart Tour

Fri. April 26, 2019, 07:30 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hodgson Concert Hall
Lea Salonga rose to prominence as the Tony Award-winning star of Miss Saigon and for her roles in Les Mise´rables, Once on This Island, Flower Drum Song, and Allegiance. Fans of all ages recognize her as the singing voice of Princess Jasmine in the Disney film Aladdin and Fa Mulan in Disney’s Mulan. She makes a much-anticipated Athens debut with a program of show tunes and standards in this exhilarating concert with her live band.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

"What's on Your Mind"

Mon. April 29, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - MLC 214
“What’s on Your Mind” (formerly known as The Stress & Anxiety Workshop) series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 10th. The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 7065422273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Concert: Steep Canyon Rangers

Fri. May 3, 2019, 07:30 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hodgson Concert Hall
Tracing their humble beginnings back to a small North Carolina town, this Grammy Award-winning bluegrass sextet has affirmed its place as one of the most versatile bands in American music. The group’s sound blends elements of pop, country, and folk rock into something that both embraces and transcends tradition. Celebrated solo recordings and frequent collaborations with Steve Martin have made the Steep Canyon Rangers one of the most exciting bands pickin’ and strummin’ on the road today.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office(230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

Concert: New York Philharmonic String Quartet

Thu. May 16, 2019, 07:30 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center -- Hodgson Concert Hall
Established in January 2017 during the New York Philharmonic’s 175th anniversary, this ensemble includes four principal musicians from its name-sake orchestra, each of whom have won multiple prestigious prizes and have appeared as soloists with the Philharmonic and major orchestras around the world. The group brings the 2018-19 UGA season to an exciting close playing ambitious works by Haydn, Shostakovich, and Brahms.
Ticket charge: $6-$10
To obtain tickets: Tickets may be purchased in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office (230 River Road), by calling (706) 542-4400, or online at ugapresents.org using promo code “UGASTU.” Limit one discounted student ticket per UGA student per event.
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, ugapresents.org

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