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
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.
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 Mickalene Thomas as well as works by artists who inspired her.
The University of Georgia announced the creation of its Center for Molecular Medicine in fall 2012 with Stephen Dalton, PhD, as its founding director. It broke ground on a new state-of-the-art, purpose-built facility in December 2015, and a move-in date is scheduled for August 2017. The building’s dedication will be held Sept. 20, 2017, to be followed by a two-day symposium to mark the Center’s opening.
For more information the program, visit: https://cmm.uga.edu/cmm-symposium-scientific-program/
The UGA String Project will hold an informational open house and instrument "petting zoo." This is a chance to meet the String Project staff, hear and try out the various instruments offered for instruction and get information about instrument rental.
North of the Arch is an official welcome from the Athens community. Team up with hallmates and friends from Orientation and find the Athens Downtown Development Authority check-in table in front of The Grill on College Avenue to participate in a scavenger hunt through downtown Athens. Document the event on social media using #NorthOfTheArch.
The UGA motto espouses a commitment to service. Dawg Day of Service seeks to realize the university’s commitment through a campus-wide, visible day of service event open to the entire University of Georgia community. Participants will volunteer at different sites around the Athens-Clarke County area where they will have the chance to network and interact with students, community members, and staff, while engaging in meaningful service and addressing community needs.
Application deadline is August 23, 2017. To apply, visit: http://bit.ly/2w7TQGz
For under $200, students will be able to purchase a suit jacket, pants or skirt, two shirts, shoes and additional professional accessories such as ties, handbags and belts.
• Free shuttles will run from the Memorial Hall bus stop to JCPenney from 6-10:30 p.m.
• Free Sephora mini makeover + sample of your choice
• Free JCPenney Salon hair consultation
• Tailoring available
• Bring your UGA ID for admission
View the total solar eclipse and enjoy views from around the world on the jumbotron, learning activities, special guests, giveaways and more. Approximately 10,000 free viewing glasses will be available with the first 5,000 guests receiving free UGA-themed viewing glasses. Sponsoring partners: Georgia Athletic Association, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, John Knox, UGA Atmospheric Sciences Program and the Department of Geography.
Join the Office of International Education to learn more about study abroad and international studies.