Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:49pm
As the birthplace of higher education, the University of Georgia has fostered a tradition of academic excellence, intellectual inquiry, and service to others since 1785. For our graduates, Commencement is a beginning, the start of the next chapter in their lives. Commencement speaker: As the 13th chancellor of the USG, Steve Wrigley oversees 28 public colleges and universities with an $8.8 billion annual budget, more than 48,000 faculty and…
Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:28pm
The Sustainable UGA Semester in Review celebrates people, programs, activities and academic courses that create a culture of sustainability at UGA.The program includes brief presentations from Office of Sustainability interns, posters and table displays from UGA classes, the announcement of 2017 Campus Sustainability Grant winners, light lunch fare and opportunities for networking. Opening comments will be provided by John R. Seydel, director of…
Tue, 10/10/2017 - 4:22pm
Family-friendly activities and performances showcasing UGA’s arts units, including theater, dance and literary workshops; art projects; a musical instrument petting zoo; performances and more.
Tue, 10/10/2017 - 2:55pm
The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries at the University of Georgia will host its bi-annual reception celebrating new exhibitions. The event will include live music, light refreshments and gallery games. Exhibitions highlited include "Covered with Glory: Football at UGA, 1892-1917"; "Wrestling Temptation: The Quest to Control Alcohol in Georgia"; "Gold-digging in Georgia: America's First Gold Rush"; "Georgia Writers hall…
Tue, 10/10/2017 - 1:44pm
An all-day event featuring performances from student organizations and individuals displaying their talents in music, theater, dance and creative writing. Part of the Spotlight on the Arts Festival.
Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:51pm
To kick off the Spotlight on the Arts festival, UGA’s arts programs present an hour-long kaleidoscope of student performances and presentations. This brilliant, non-stop collage of the arts provides a window into the vast scope of the creative work on our campus, from dance to music, theater, creative writing and art. To see this year's Spotlight on the Arts festival schedule, please visit: http://arts.uga.edu/spotlightuga2017/
Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:42pm
Science Olympiad Outreach is a student-run organization that goes out into the local Athens-Clarke Community and promotes STEM through the Science Olympiad Program. This will be the group's fourth annual Invitational Science Olympiad Tournament. For more information, visit: http://www.ugascienceolympiad.net/
Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:35pm
Do facts still matter? The UGA Libraries and the Georgia Debate Union are hosting a debate on the importance and status of facts. The affirmative/pro side of the debate will be Facts matter more than fake news in contemporary society. Debate website includes a suggested reading list. For more information, visit: http://guides.libs.uga.edu/factsdebate
Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:30pm
Join The Georgia Review for its Fall Issue Release featuring poet Kaveh Akbar. Akbar will read at 7 p.m. accompanied by sign language interpreter Lynn Young. Akbar’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Georgia Review, The New Yorker, Poetry, Tin House, Guernica, Boston Review and elsewhere. A recipient of a 2016 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, a Pushcart Prize, and the Lucille Medwick…
Tue, 10/10/2017 - 11:43am
The museum’s thrice-annual late-night art party features a live deejay, free refreshments and galleries open until 11 p.m. Music will be provided by DJ Reindeer Games and WesdaRuler. Free admission. #museummix The exhibitions on view are: “Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête” (on view through October 14–January 7). This exhibition, organized by Aperture Foundation, New York, includes works by acclaimed contemporary artist…