The UGA Percussion Ensemble will perform its spring concert. The group has performed extensively throughout the Southeast, including numerous appearances at the Georgia Music Educator's Association state conventions and appearances at various "Day of Percussion" programs, under the leadership of co-directors Timothy Adams, Jr., and Kimberly Toscano Adams.
The UGA Steel Pan Ensemble will perform its spring concert. The University of Georgia Steel Band serves as a popular ambassador to the Athens music community and the public at large. Made up of traditional steel pans from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the Steel Band is accompanied by electric bass, congas, drumset, and auxiliary percussion.
The UGA Symphony Orchestra closes out the month of March with its penultimate concert of the 2016-2017 season. Tickets are available at pac.uga.edu.
"Writing our Herstories: Using 'the personal' to Teach Women's Studies, Foster Intergenerational Dialogue, and Practice an Inclusive Learning Community," Jamie Palmer, Women's Studies and Sociology. For more information, visit: http://iws.uga.edu/
Exclusive admission to Six Flags over Georgia for UGA students, alumni, faculty, staff, and guests. Tickets go on sale February 20th in the Tate Student Center Cashier Window with a valid UGA card.
Limited bus transportation provided. Free parking available at Six Flags.
This is a rain or shine event. Everyone entering the park will also receive a return-visit voucher valid for a full-day refund on June 4, 11, or 18. Flash passes and VIP Tours are not available on UGA Nght, and season passes will not be honored.
Joycelyn Elders, Professor Emeritus at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine, will give the Mary Frances Early Lecture entitled “Bridging the Gap in Higher Education” April 5, 3 – 4 p.m.. The event will take place at the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium, Georgia Museum of Art with a reception to follow. Elders was the 15th Surgeon General of the United States, and the first African American and only the second woman to head the U.S. Public Health Service.
Sponsored by the Graduate School, Graduate and Professional Scholars and the Office of Institutional Diversity
The UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s Reid Messich, an assistant professor of oboe, will conclude the Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series. Messich has played in numerous orchestras across the country and toured all over the world, and he brings that experience to bear in a wonderful finale to the Faculty Series. Tickets are $12; $6 with UGA student ID.
The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of students’ capacities to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to an intelligent but non-specialist audience.
Master’s and doctoral students have three minutes to present a compelling oration on their thesis or dissertation topic and its significance. 3MT™ is not an exercise in trivializing or ‘dumbing-down’ research but forces students to consolidate their ideas and crystalize their research discoveries.
A reception will follow.
William Shakespeare’s notoriously violent tragedy pits a renowned Roman general against a guileful captive queen in an increasingly bloody cycle of revenge that engulfs his entire family. Runs at 8 p.m. April 6-8 and 12-14 and at 2:30 p.m. April 15. For tickets, contant the box office at 706-542-4400 or visit: http://www.drama.uga.edu/event/1648/titus-andronicus
The final concert in the 2016-2017 Thursday Scholarship Series brings together some of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s best instrumentalists—including faculty and students—to perform three concertos. The ARCO Chamber Orchestra and a graduate student wind ensemble will provide a lively backdrop for five faculty soloists to create the musical fireworks that will close out the concert series’ season. Tickets are $20; $6 with a UGA student ID. For more information, visit: http://music.uga.edu/
“Small Molecules for Understanding Life & Managing Disease” will feature a keynote presentation by Stuart Schreiber as well as talks by faculty, post-doctoral scholars, graduate students, and undergraduate students selected from submitted abstracts. The symposium will include a poster session to facilitate discussion and collaborative interactions between scientists from all career stages. Researchers, faculty, and students around the Southeast are encouraged to register and submit abstracts.