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August 2022

Mid-Term Foundation Fellowship application opens

August 1

The Mid-Term Foundation Fellowship application is open Aug. 1, 2022. The application deadline is January 11, 2023. Request access to the application by emailing fellowships@uga.edu. For questions about the Mid-Term Foundation Fellowship, contact Jessica Hunt, jhunt@uga.edu, or Emily Shirley, emily9@uga.edu.

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Lunch & Learn with UGA’s Portuguese & Russian Flagship Programs

August 31 @ 12:20 pm - 1:10 pm

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Sign up via the Honors Network Are you a first or second-year student considering taking a foreign language like Portuguese or Russian? Do you want to get more out of your language learning experience? Come to this Lunch & Learn session on Wednesday, August 31, to hear from Dr. Bruno Sales, Assistant Director of UGA’s Portuguese Flagship Program, and Dr. Sofia Ivanova, Coordinator of UGA’s Russian Flagship Program. They will discuss what a language flagship program looks…

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September 2022

Lunchbox Lecture with Dr. John Campbell

September 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Sign up via the Honors Network Please join us for an Honors Lunchbox Lecture on Thursday, September 1 with Dr. John Campbell, Professor and J.M. Tull Chair in Accounting in the Terry College of Business. He will present "Investors Make Predictable Mistakes: How Financial Data Predicts Future Stock Returns." Everyone wants to know how to make money in the stock market. In general, stock prices reflect a firm's value. However, investors sometimes miss critical information that can…

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Labor Day – No Classes

September 5
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CURO Information Session

September 6 @ 2:20 pm - 3:10 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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The Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities information sessions introduce UGA undergraduates to our program, opportunities for self-selected research experiences, and strategies for contacting faculty research mentors. For those new to undergraduate research, the CURO information sessions are the best way to learn about what CURO has to offer. Fall 2022 sessions will be held on the following dates and times: Tuesday 9/6, 2:20-3:10 – Moore Hall, Rm 116 Monday 9/26, 1:50-2:40 – Moore Hall, Rm 202 Tuesday 10/4, 12:45-1:30 –…

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Lunchbox Lecture with Dr. Mable Fok

September 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

Lunchbox Lecture with Dr. Mable Fok: "Biomimicry: Nature-inspired Innovation" from 12:30-1:20 p.m. in Moore Hall 102. REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Sign up via the Honors Network Contact: Kora Burton, kla07590@uga.edu

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Honors Information Session

September 9 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday and Friday, repeating until September 30, 2022

Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Honors information sessions are held in Moore Hall, home of the Jere W. Morehead Honors College. In each session, an Honors staff representative will provide information pertaining to the academic, cultural, and extracurricular aspects of the program, as well as admissions information. Register here for a Morehead Honors College Information Session. Each session is scheduled to last no longer than one hour. We recommend that you park in the North Campus Parking Deck, a pay facility located on Jackson Street. Public parking…

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2022 40 Under 40 Honoree Luncheon

September 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

The 2022 40 Under 40 Honoree Luncheon will be held in the Tate Grand Hall. This event is by invitation only. From the Morehead Honors College, the recipients are: Mr. Dustin Edward Dyer BSAE ’06 – GN&C Discipline Expert, NASA Dr. Christina Lynn Faust BS ’09, MS ‘09 – (FF) – Research Fellow, University of Glasgow Dr. Mia Catharine Morgan Mattioli BSBE ’08 – Environmental ENG., CDC Dr. Andrew Campbell (Drew) McKown BS ‘07 – (FF) – Physician, Athens Pulmonary…

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Honors Information Session

September 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday and Friday, repeating until September 30, 2022

Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Honors information sessions are held in Moore Hall, home of the Jere W. Morehead Honors College. In each session, an Honors staff representative will provide information pertaining to the academic, cultural, and extracurricular aspects of the program, as well as admissions information. Register here for a Morehead Honors College Information Session. Each session is scheduled to last no longer than one hour. We recommend that you park in the North Campus Parking Deck, a pay facility located on Jackson Street. Public parking…

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Lunch & Learn: UGA School of Law

September 14 @ 12:20 pm - 1:10 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

Lunch & Learn about UGA School of Law on September 14 from 12:20-1:10 p.m. in Moore Hall 102. REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Sign up via the Honors Network Contact: Kora Burton, kla07590@uga.edu

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Honors Information Session

September 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday and Friday, repeating until September 30, 2022

Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Honors information sessions are held in Moore Hall, home of the Jere W. Morehead Honors College. In each session, an Honors staff representative will provide information pertaining to the academic, cultural, and extracurricular aspects of the program, as well as admissions information. Register here for a Morehead Honors College Information Session. Each session is scheduled to last no longer than one hour. We recommend that you park in the North Campus Parking Deck, a pay facility located on Jackson Street. Public parking…

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Honors Information Session

September 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday and Friday, repeating until September 30, 2022

Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Honors information sessions are held in Moore Hall, home of the Jere W. Morehead Honors College. In each session, an Honors staff representative will provide information pertaining to the academic, cultural, and extracurricular aspects of the program, as well as admissions information. Register here for a Morehead Honors College Information Session. Each session is scheduled to last no longer than one hour. We recommend that you park in the North Campus Parking Deck, a pay facility located on Jackson Street. Public parking…

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Marshall Scholarship external deadline

September 20

The Marshall Scholarship external deadline is September 20, 2022. For more information, visit https://www.marshallscholarship.org/. Contact: Jessica Hunt, jhunt@uga.edu

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Schwarzman Scholarship external deadline

September 20

The Schwarzman Scholarship external deadline is September 20, 2022. For more information, visit https://www.schwarzmanscholars.org/. Contact: Jessica Hunt, jhunt@uga.edu

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Honors Book Discussion with Dr. David Williams

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - All book discussion sign-ups announced at the beginning of the semester Book: LINCOLN’S GREATEST SPEECH: THE SECOND INAUGURAL by Ronald C. White, Jr. Discussion Leader: Dr. David Williams, Josiah Meigs Professor of Religion Date: Wednesday, September 21, 6:30-8:00pm Location: Moore Hall 116 Description: As the day for Lincoln’s second inauguration drew near, Americans wondered what their sixteenth president would say about the Civil War. Would Lincoln guide the nation toward “Reconstruction”? What about the slaves? They had…

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Signature Lectures: Kristin Leachman, contemporary artist

September 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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“Longleaf Lines and the Fifty Forests Project” Location: Georgia Museum of Art, M. Smith Griffith Auditorium Leachman’s paintings are noted for repositioning abstraction, figuration and geometry, making seamless connections between the subliminal and sublime. Her current project, “Fifty Forests,” explores both pattern and symbolism in the growth formations of trees throughout America’s 50 states, including most recently the old-growth longleaf forests of Georgia. Leachman also designed “Senzeni Na?” (“What Have We Done?”), an Academy Award nominee for Best Live Action…

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Signature Lectures: Valerie Boyd Tribute

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, 300 S Hull Street
Athens, GA 30605 United States
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Georgia Writers Hall of Fame: Valerie Boyd Tribute Who: Rosalind Bentley, Karen Good Marable, Latria Graham, Tayari Jones, and Shay Youngblood, writers who collaborated with noted author and former UGA faculty member Valerie Boyd Location: Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, Room 285 Atlanta native Valerie Boyd was a writer, teacher, editor and acclaimed biographer of Zora Neale Hurston. Her 2003 book, “Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston,” was celebrated as “the definitive Hurston biography for many…

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Honors Information Session

September 23 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday and Friday, repeating until September 30, 2022

Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Honors information sessions are held in Moore Hall, home of the Jere W. Morehead Honors College. In each session, an Honors staff representative will provide information pertaining to the academic, cultural, and extracurricular aspects of the program, as well as admissions information. Register here for a Morehead Honors College Information Session. Each session is scheduled to last no longer than one hour. We recommend that you park in the North Campus Parking Deck, a pay facility located on Jackson Street. Public parking…

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Honors Information Session

September 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday and Friday, repeating until September 30, 2022

Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Honors information sessions are held in Moore Hall, home of the Jere W. Morehead Honors College. In each session, an Honors staff representative will provide information pertaining to the academic, cultural, and extracurricular aspects of the program, as well as admissions information. Register here for a Morehead Honors College Information Session. Each session is scheduled to last no longer than one hour. We recommend that you park in the North Campus Parking Deck, a pay facility located on Jackson Street. Public parking…

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CURO Information Session

September 26 @ 1:50 pm - 2:40 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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The Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities information sessions introduce UGA undergraduates to our program, opportunities for self-selected research experiences, and strategies for contacting faculty research mentors. For those new to undergraduate research, the CURO information sessions are the best way to learn about what CURO has to offer. Fall 2022 sessions will be held on the following dates and times: Monday 9/26, 1:50-2:40 – Moore Hall, Rm 202 Tuesday 10/4, 12:45-1:30 – Moore Hall, Rm 116 Thursday 10/20, 3:30-4:20 –…

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Honors Book Discussion with Dr. Katie Ireland

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - All book discussion sign-ups announced at the beginning of the semester Book: ARTIFICIAL UNINTELLIGENCE: HOW COMPUTERS MISUNDERSTAND THE WORLD by Meredith Broussard Discussion Leader: Dr. Katie Ireland, Willson Center Digital Humanities Lab Outreach Coordinator Date: Tuesday, September 27, 6-8 p.m. Location: Moore Hall 116 Description: In Artificial Unintelligence, Meredith Broussard argues that our collective enthusiasm for applying computer technology to every aspect of life has resulted in a tremendous amount of poorly designed systems. We are so…

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Lunchbox Lecture with Dr. Lisa Renzi-Hammond

September 29 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

Lunchbox Lecture with Dr. Renzi-Hammond: "Changing how rural Georgia understands, prevents, and diagnoses neurodegenerative disease” REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Sign up via the Honors Network Please join us for an Honors Lunchbox Lecture on Thursday, September 29, with Dr. Lisa Renzi-Hammond, Associate Professor of Health Promotion and Behavior. She will be presenting "From the classroom to the community: Changing how rural Georgia understands, prevents, and diagnoses neurodegenerative disease.” Alzheimer’s disease is forecast to be one of the most expensive public health problems…

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Mitchell Scholarship external deadline

September 30

The Mitchell Scholarship external deadline is September 30, 2022. For more information, visit https://www.us-irelandalliance.org/mitchellscholarship. Contact: Jessica Hunt, jhunt@uga.edu

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Drop-in Hours for Resume, Cover Letter, and Application Advising

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Virtual – Zoom link posted on the Honors Network Drop into Elizabeth's Zoom room to ask questions, share your documents, and receive feedback about your resume, cover letter, or application essays for external programs. Log into the Honors Network student calendar to find a date, time, and Zoom link. Drop-in meetings are typically short (15 min). To set up a one-on-one appointment with Elizabeth for more in-depth feedback, email her at ejhsears@uga.edu. Contact: Elizabeth Hughes, ejhsears@uga.edu

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Honors Information Session

September 30 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday and Friday, repeating until September 30, 2022

Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Honors information sessions are held in Moore Hall, home of the Jere W. Morehead Honors College. In each session, an Honors staff representative will provide information pertaining to the academic, cultural, and extracurricular aspects of the program, as well as admissions information. Register here for a Morehead Honors College Information Session. Each session is scheduled to last no longer than one hour. We recommend that you park in the North Campus Parking Deck, a pay facility located on Jackson Street. Public parking…

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October 2022

Rhodes Scholarship external deadline

October 3

The Rhodes Scholarship external deadline is October 3, 2022. For more information, visit https://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk/scholarships/the-rhodes-scholarship/. Contact: Jessica Hunt, jhunt@uga.edu

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Monday Honors Information Sessions

October 3 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Registration is required. Register here for a Morehead Honors College Information Session. Each session is scheduled to last no longer than one hour. Monday Honors Information Sessions for October will be held in Moore Hall, Room 309. We recommend that you park in the North Campus Parking Deck, a pay facility located on Jackson Street. Public parking is not available next to Moore Hall. Should the information session show as full, we will do our best to accommodate walk-in guests and answer…

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CURO Information Session

October 4 @ 12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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The Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities information sessions introduce UGA undergraduates to our program, opportunities for self-selected research experiences, and strategies for contacting faculty research mentors. For those new to undergraduate research, the CURO information sessions are the best way to learn about what CURO has to offer. Fall 2022 sessions will be held on the following dates and times: Tuesday 10/4, 12:45-1:30 – Moore Hall, Rm 116 Thursday 10/20, 3:30-4:20 – Moore Hall, Rm 102 Monday, 11/7, 11:30-12:20 –…

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Signature Lectures: Mason Public Leadership Lecture

October 5 @ 10:20 am - 11:30 am
University of Georgia Chapel, 109 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Who: Shan Cooper, founder and Chief Executive Officer, Journey Forward Strategies, LLC Location: University of Georgia Chapel Cooper’s work focuses on the intersection of business and people strategies. Her company, Journey Forward Strategies, is a consulting firm specializing in leadership development and organization effectiveness. She has received numerous honors, including the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Women of Influence Lifetime Achievement Award, Georgia Trend Magazine’s Most Respected Business Leader Award, and the American Association of University Women’s Woman of the Year Award.…

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Careers in Wealth Management: A Talk with Chris W. Brown

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Sign up via the Honors Network Are you interested in learning more about careers in wealth management? Join us for a dinner talk by Christopher W. Brown, a distinguished alumnus of UGA. He is excited to have the chance to talk with students about career options within wealth management, a career path he has found very fulfilling. Chris is the founder of Brown Miller Wealth Management, which had been a part of Wells Fargo Advisors until he…

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Honors Book Discussion with Dr. Alex Reed

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - All book discussion sign-ups announced at the beginning of the semester Book: INTO THE WILD by Jon Krakauer Discussion Leader: Dr. Alex Reed, Associate Professor of Legal Studies Date: Wednesday, October 5, 6-8 p.m. Location: Moore Hall 116 Description: In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his…

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Virtual First-Semester Entry Information Session

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Virtual First-Semester Entry Information Sessions will be held throughout October. Registration is required. Register here to receive a Zoom link for the Oct. 6 session. Sessions are offered virtually via Zoom. If you cannot attend any of the available sessions, you may email honors@uga.edu with questions or to set up a time to discuss First-Semester Entry with the Honors Recruitment and Enrollment Team.

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Friday Honors Information Sessions

October 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 31, 2022

Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Registration is required. Register here for a Morehead Honors College Information Session. Each session is scheduled to last no longer than one hour. Friday Honors Information Sessions for October will be held in Moore Hall, Room 302. We recommend that you park in the North Campus Parking Deck, a pay facility located on Jackson Street. Public parking is not available next to Moore Hall.> Should the information session show as full, we will do our best to accommodate walk-in guests and answer…

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Midterm

October 10

UGA Midterm is Oct. 10.

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Honors Book Discussion with Dr. Nicholas Allen

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - All book discussion sign-ups announced at the beginning of the semester Book: BEATLEBONE by Kevin Barry Discussion Leader: Dr. Nicholas Allen, Director of the Willson Center and Professor in Humanities Date: Monday, October 10, 6-8 p.m. Location: Moore Hall 116 Description: It is 1978, and John Lennon has escaped New York City to try to find the island off the west coast of Ireland he bought eleven years prior. Leaving behind domesticity, his approaching forties, his inability…

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Knight-Hennessy Scholarship external deadline

October 12

The Knight-Hennessy Scholarship external deadline is October 12, 2022. For more information, visit https://knight-hennessy.stanford.edu/. Contact: Jessica Hunt, jhunt@uga.edu

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Gates Cambridge Scholarship external deadline

October 12

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship external deadline is October 12, 2022. For more information, visit https://www.gatescambridge.org/. Contact: Jessica Hunt, jhunt@uga.edu

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Virtual First-Semester Entry Information Session

October 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Virtual First-Semester Entry Information Sessions will be held throughout October. Registration is required. Register here to receive a Zoom link for the Oct. 12 session. Sessions are offered virtually via Zoom. If you cannot attend any of the available sessions, you may email honors@uga.edu with questions or to set up a time to discuss First-Semester Entry with the Honors Recruitment and Enrollment Team.

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Faculty listening session – virtual

October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Jere W. Morehead Honors College invites faculty from across the University of Georgia to attend one of three faculty listening sessions with Dean Meg Amstutz. These listening sessions are designed to gather faculty feedback and input as Honors continues its development as the university’s 18th college. Location: This session—on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 4-5 p.m.—will be held on Zoom. Registration is required at https://ugeorgia.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cJ7Pqpn8EAPILSm?jfefe=new. Read more about the faculty listening sessions at https://honors.uga.edu/faculty-listening-sessions-2022/.

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Friday Honors Information Sessions

October 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 31, 2022

Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Registration is required. Register here for a Morehead Honors College Information Session. Each session is scheduled to last no longer than one hour. Friday Honors Information Sessions for October will be held in Moore Hall, Room 302. We recommend that you park in the North Campus Parking Deck, a pay facility located on Jackson Street. Public parking is not available next to Moore Hall.> Should the information session show as full, we will do our best to accommodate walk-in guests and answer…

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Faculty listening session – in person

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

The Jere W. Morehead Honors College invites faculty from across the University of Georgia to attend one of three faculty listening sessions with Dean Meg Amstutz. These listening sessions are designed to gather faculty feedback and input as Honors continues its development as the university’s 18th college. Location: This session—on Friday, Oct. 14, from 1-2 p.m.—will be held in Room 116 of Moore Hall. Registration is required at https://ugeorgia.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cJ7Pqpn8EAPILSm?jfefe=new. Read more about the faculty listening sessions at https://honors.uga.edu/faculty-listening-sessions-2022/.

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Dorothé Otemann Development Suite Dedication

October 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

The Dorothé Otemann Development Suite Dedication will be held Friday, October 14,  from 3-4:30 p.m. in Moore Hall. We are grateful to Becky Winkler for her generous gift in honor of her dear friend, Dorothé, which makes this dedication possible. This event is by invitation only.

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UGA Early Action Admissions application deadline

October 15

https://www.admissions.uga.edu/apply/start-application/

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Monday Honors Information Sessions

October 17 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until October 31, 2022

Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Registration is required. Register here for a Morehead Honors College Information Session. Each session is scheduled to last no longer than one hour. Monday Honors Information Sessions for October will be held in Moore Hall, Room 309. We recommend that you park in the North Campus Parking Deck, a pay facility located on Jackson Street. Public parking is not available next to Moore Hall. Should the information session show as full, we will do our best to accommodate walk-in guests and answer…

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Resume and Cover Letter Refresher Session

October 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

REGISTRATION REQUIRED – Sign up via the Honors Network Virtual via Zoom This virtual refresher course for resume and cover letter writing will provide an overview of best practices to help you get your application materials tuned up and ready to go. Students planning to apply for the Honors Internship Program, HISP, or Mid-Term Foundation Fellowship are especially encouraged to attend. Contact: Elizabeth Hughes, ejhsears@uga.edu

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Virtual First-Semester Entry Information Session

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Virtual First-Semester Entry Information Sessions will be held throughout October. Registration is required. Register here to receive a Zoom link for the Oct. 18 session. Sessions are offered virtually via Zoom. If you cannot attend any of the available sessions, you may email honors@uga.edu with questions or to set up a time to discuss First-Semester Entry with the Honors Recruitment and Enrollment Team.

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Boren Awards and Critical Language Scholarship Information Session

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Miller Learning Center, 48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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REGISTRATION REQUIRED – Register here MLC Room 267 Elizabeth Hughes, Boren Awards Campus Representative, and Colleen Larson, Global Education Advisor, will present an overview of two scholarship opportunities for students who want to study critical languages abroad. To learn more about the Boren Awards, visit https://www.borenawards.org/. To learn more about the Critical Language Scholarship, visit https://clscholarship.org/. Contact: Elizabeth Hughes, ejhsears@uga.edu

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Resume and Cover Letter Work Session

October 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

REGISTRATION REQUIRED – Sign up via the Honors Network Location: 116 Moore Hall This in-person work session will provide resume and cover letter tip sheets and ample time to receive feedback and revise your documents. Drop into the session any time, bring your laptop and a hard copy of your resume/cover letter, and stay as long as you would like. Elizabeth Hughes and Kora Burton will be on hand to provide feedback as you polish your resume and cover letter.…

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Faculty listening session – virtual

October 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

The Jere W. Morehead Honors College invites faculty from across the University of Georgia to attend one of three faculty listening sessions with Dean Meg Amstutz. These listening sessions are designed to gather faculty feedback and input as Honors continues its development as the university’s 18th college. Location: This session—on Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 3:30-4:45 p.m.—will be held on Zoom. Registration is required at https://ugeorgia.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cJ7Pqpn8EAPILSm?jfefe=new. Read more about the faculty listening sessions at https://honors.uga.edu/faculty-listening-sessions-2022/.

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Resume and Cover Letter Work Session

October 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

REGISTRATION REQUIRED – Sign up via the Honors Network Location: 116 Moore Hall This in-person work session will provide resume and cover letter tip sheets and ample time to receive feedback and revise your documents. Drop into the session any time, bring your laptop and a hard copy of your resume/cover letter, and stay as long as you would like. Elizabeth Hughes and Kora Burton will be on hand to provide feedback as you polish your resume and cover letter.…

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Honors International Scholars Program & Study Abroad Opportunities – Information Session

October 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Honors International Scholars Program & Study Abroad Opportunities - Information Session Thursday, October 20 102 Moore Hall Pizza and drinks served - no registration required.   Come out to an information session to learn about the Honors International Scholars Program and study abroad opportunities! Past recipients will speak about their experiences abroad and share advice for putting together a competitive application. The Honors International Scholars Program (HISP) supports Honors students engaging in overseas opportunities by providing 65-80 scholarships per year,…

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Resume and Cover Letter Refresher Session

October 20 @ 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

REGISTRATION REQUIRED – Sign up via the Honors Network Location: Virtual via Zoom This virtual refresher course for resume and cover letter writing will provide an overview of best practices to help you get your application materials tuned up and ready to go. Students planning to apply for the Honors Internship Program, HISP, or Mid-Term Foundation Fellowship are especially encouraged to attend. Contact: Elizabeth Hughes, ejhsears@uga.edu

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CURO Information Session

October 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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The Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities information sessions introduce UGA undergraduates to our program, opportunities for self-selected research experiences, and strategies for contacting faculty research mentors. For those new to undergraduate research, the CURO information sessions are the best way to learn about what CURO has to offer. Fall 2022 sessions will be held on the following dates and times: Thursday 10/20, 3:30-4:20 – Moore Hall, Rm 102 Monday, 11/7, 11:30-12:20 – Moore Hall, Rm 309 To sign up to…

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Friday Honors Information Sessions

October 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 31, 2022

Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Registration is required. Register here for a Morehead Honors College Information Session. Each session is scheduled to last no longer than one hour. Friday Honors Information Sessions for October will be held in Moore Hall, Room 302. We recommend that you park in the North Campus Parking Deck, a pay facility located on Jackson Street. Public parking is not available next to Moore Hall.> Should the information session show as full, we will do our best to accommodate walk-in guests and answer…

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Withdraw Deadline

October 24

The UGA withdraw deadline is Oct. 24.

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Monday Honors Information Sessions

October 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until October 31, 2022

Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Registration is required. Register here for a Morehead Honors College Information Session. Each session is scheduled to last no longer than one hour. Monday Honors Information Sessions for October will be held in Moore Hall, Room 309. We recommend that you park in the North Campus Parking Deck, a pay facility located on Jackson Street. Public parking is not available next to Moore Hall. Should the information session show as full, we will do our best to accommodate walk-in guests and answer…

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Honors International Scholars Program & Study Abroad Opportunities – Information Session

October 24 @ 12:20 pm - 1:10 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Honors International Scholars Program & Study Abroad Opportunities - Information Session Monday, October 24 102 Moore Hall Pizza and drinks served - no registration required.   Come out to an information session to learn about the Honors International Scholars Program and study abroad opportunities! Past recipients will speak about their experiences abroad and share advice for putting together a competitive application. The Honors International Scholars Program (HISP) supports Honors students engaging in overseas opportunities by providing 65-80 scholarships per year,…

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Honors Book Discussion with Jessica Hunt

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - All book discussion sign-ups announced at the beginning of the semester Book: GOLD DIGGERS by Sanjena Sathian Discussion Leader: Ms. Jessica Hunt, Assistant Dean and Director of Scholarships, Morehead Honors College Date: Monday, October 24, 6-8 p.m. Location: Moore Hall 116 Description: A magical realist coming-of-age story, Gold Diggers skewers the model minority myth to tell a hilarious and moving story about immigrant identity, community, and the underside of ambition. A floundering second-generation teenager growing up in…

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Honors Book Discussion with Professor Grace Jun

October 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - All book discussion sign-ups announced at the beginning of the semester Book: UNIVERSAL MATERIALITY: WEARABLE INTERACTION DESIGN AND COMPUTER AIDED PROCESS FOR ACCESSIBLE WEARABLE SOLUTIONS by Jeanne Tan and Grace Jun Discussion Leader: Professor Grace Jun, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design (and co-author of book) Date: Wednesday, October 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m. (note special time) Location: Moore Hall 309 Description: Universal Materiality is a summary of design examples from a collaboration including designers, engineers, occupational therapists, nonprofits, academic…

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Honors Book Discussion with Dr. Cas Mudde

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - All book discussion sign-ups announced at the beginning of the semester Book: THE FAR RIGHT TODAY by Cas Mudde Discussion Leader: Dr. Cas Mudde, Stanley Wade Shelton UGAF Professor of International Affairs (and author of the book) Date: Wednesday, October 26, 6-8 p.m. Location: Moore Hall 116 Description: The far right is back with a vengeance. After several decades at the political margins, far-right politics has again taken center stage. In this timely book, leading global expert…

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Fall Break – No Classes

October 28

UGA's Fall Break will be held Oct. 28.

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Friday Honors Information Sessions

October 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Friday, repeating until October 31, 2022

Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Registration is required. Register here for a Morehead Honors College Information Session. Each session is scheduled to last no longer than one hour. Friday Honors Information Sessions for October will be held in Moore Hall, Room 302. We recommend that you park in the North Campus Parking Deck, a pay facility located on Jackson Street. Public parking is not available next to Moore Hall.> Should the information session show as full, we will do our best to accommodate walk-in guests and answer…

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Monday Honors Information Sessions

October 31 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until October 31, 2022

Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Registration is required. Register here for a Morehead Honors College Information Session. Each session is scheduled to last no longer than one hour. Monday Honors Information Sessions for October will be held in Moore Hall, Room 309. We recommend that you park in the North Campus Parking Deck, a pay facility located on Jackson Street. Public parking is not available next to Moore Hall. Should the information session show as full, we will do our best to accommodate walk-in guests and answer…

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November 2022

Foundation Fellowship application deadline

November 1

The Foundation Fellowship application deadline is November 1, 2022. Prospective first-year students interested in the Foundation Fellowship must first submit a First-Year Admission application. They will be able to access the Foundation Fellowship application—which is linked to the Morehead Honors College application—within about one business day of submitting the UGA First-Year Admission application. Questions about the application: ffapply@uga.edu Questions about the Foundation Fellowship: Jessica Hunt, jhunt@uga.edu

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Truman Scholarship campus deadline

November 1

The Truman Scholarship campus deadline is November 1, 2022. For more information, visit https://www.truman.gov/. Contact: Jessica Hunt, jhunt@uga.edu

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Honors Book Discussion with Dr. Carolyn Medine

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - All book discussion sign-ups announced at the beginning of the semester JESUS AND THE DISINHERITED by Howard Thurman Discussion Leader: Dr. Carolyn Medine, Professor of Religion and Director of the Institute for African American Studies Date: Tuesday, November 1, 6-8 p.m. Location: Moore Hall 116 Description: Famously known as the text that Martin Luther King Jr. sought inspiration from in the days leading up to the Montgomery bus boycott, Howard Thurman’s Jesus and the Disinherited helped shape…

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Churchill Scholarship external deadline

November 2

The Churchill Scholarship external deadline is November 2, 2022. For more information, visit https://www.churchillscholarship.org/. Contact: Jessica Hunt, jhunt@uga.edu

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Movie night with Dean Amstutz

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tate Student Center, 45 Baxter Street
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Join Dean Amstutz for a screening of Ratatouille on Wednesday, November 2 at 7 p.m. in the Tate Theater. Admission is free, and popcorn and bottled water will be provided. The film will be introduced by Dr. Richard Neupert, Wheatley Professor of the Arts in the Department of Theatre & Film Studies. Dr. Neupert teaches film history and theory. His special areas of interest are French cinema, narrative theory, and animation. He is teaching a course on animation history this…

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Signature Lectures: Scott A. Hershovitz, University of Michigan

November 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Peabody Hall, 290 S Jackson Street
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Who: Scott A. Hershovitz, Thomas G. and Mabel Long Professor of Law, University of Michigan on “Nasty, Brutish and Short: Adventures in Philosophy with My Kids” Location: Peabody Hall, Room 115 Hershovitz is director of the Law and Ethics Program and professor of law and philosophy at the University of Michigan. He is the author of “Nasty, Brutish and Short: Adventures in Philosophy with My Kids,” an NPR Best Book of 2022. The book uses deft storytelling and a sharp…

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Signature Lectures: Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, John Lewis Tribute

November 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, 300 S Hull Street
Athens, GA 30605 United States
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Who: Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell, co-author and illustrator of John Lewis’s “March” trilogy; moderated by Charlayne Hunter-Gault Location: Richard B. Russell Building, Special Collections Library, Room 285 Inspired by Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis joined the Civil Rights Movement and became one of the founding figures of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) while attending Fisk University. With SNCC, Lewis led and participated in peaceful protests against segregation, including sit-ins at segregated lunch counters and Freedom Rides on…

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Honoring Philanthropy

November 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Herty Field, Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

Honoring Philanthropy is an evening celebration of giving thanks to donors and friends of the Morehead Honors College. Hosted by the Morehead Honors College, it will be held Friday, November 4, from 5:30-7 p.m. on Herty Lawn. This event is by invitation only.

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CURO Information Session

November 7 @ 11:30 am - 12:20 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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The Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities information sessions introduce UGA undergraduates to our program, opportunities for self-selected research experiences, and strategies for contacting faculty research mentors. For those new to undergraduate research, the CURO information sessions are the best way to learn about what CURO has to offer. This session will be held: Monday, 11/7, 11:30-12:20 – Moore Hall, Rm 309 To sign up to attend an information session, please fill out the form at https://forms.gle/RnN1NWtYy1cSrPj98.

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Goldwater Scholarship campus deadline

November 8

The Goldwater Scholarship campus deadline is November 8, 2022. For more information, visit https://goldwaterscholarship.gov/. Contact: Jessica Hunt, jhunt@uga.edu

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Signature Lectures: 2022 D.W. Brooks Lecture and Awards

November 8 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel, 1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Who: Alison Van Eenennaam, professor of cooperative extension, animal genomics and biotechnology, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, on “Science Friction: Can effective communication save genome editing from the fate of GMOs?” Location: Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Mahler Hall A professor of cooperative extension in animal genomics and biotechnology at the University of California, Davis, for 20 years, Van Eenennaam’s current research projects include the development of genome editing approaches for cattle. She has given more than…

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Lunchbox Lecture with Dr. Yohannes Abate

November 9 @ 12:20 pm - 1:10 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Sign up via the Honors Network Dr. Yohannes Abate is the Susan Dasher and Charles Dasher MD Professor of Physics at the University of Georgia. Abate’s condensed matter physics research interests include fundamental nanoscale physical phenomena and interactions in nano- and quantum- materials. His group implements various terahertz, infrared, and optical spectroscopy and imaging techniques with diffraction unlimited spatial resolution. The lecture will be held on November 9 from 12:20-1:10pm in 102 Moore Hall. Please make sure…

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Signature Lectures: Johnstone Lecture at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia

November 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 2450 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA 30605 United States
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Who: Cassandra Quave, curator of the Herbarium and associate professor of dermatology and human health, Emory University, giving the Johnstone Lecture: “The Plant Hunter: A Scientist’s Quest for Nature’s Next Medicines” Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Conservatory Great Room Quave leads anti-infective drug discovery research initiatives and teaches courses on medicinal plants, microbiology and pharmacology. As a medical ethnobotanist, her work focuses on the documentation and pharmacological evaluation of plants used in traditional medicine. Quave’s research is supported by the…

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Lunchbox Lecture with Dr. Santanu Chatterjee

November 10 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Sign up via the Honors Network Join us for an Honors Lunchbox Lecture on Thursday, November 10 with Dr. Santanu Chatterjee, Associate Dean for Diversity, International, and Master’s Programs and Dr. Harold A. Black Distinguished Professor of Economics in the Terry College of Business. He will be presenting "Social Influences and Decision-Making.” In this talk, Dr. Chatterjee will review some recent advances in behavioral economics on how fairness, gratitude, and random acts of kindness influence our decision-making…

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Signature Lectures: Coulson Lecture on Combustion in a Sustainable World

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Interdisciplinary STEM Research Complex, 302 E Campus Road
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Who: Stephen Klippenstein, Argonne National Laboratory Distinguished Fellow, on “Combustion in a Sustainable World: From Molecules to Processes” Location: Interdisciplinary STEM Research Complex, Building 2, Room 1023 Stephen Klippenstein’s cutting-edge, computational chemistry research has significantly impacted a wide range of fields, including sustainable energy, combustion, interstellar chemistry and atmospheric chemistry. He has earned numerous prestigious honors including the Spiers Memorial Lecturer from the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Polanyi Medal from the Royal Society of Chemistry, and the Zeldovich Gold Medal…

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Lunchbox Lecture with Dr. Richard Blissett

November 16 @ 12:20 pm - 1:10 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Sign up via the Honors Network Join us for an Honors Lunchbox Lecture on Wednesday, November 16 with Dr. Richard Blissett, Assistant Professor of Educational Policy in the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration, and Policy in the Mary Frances Early College of Education. He will be presenting "Having Justice in Mind: The Social Psychology of Race-Conscious Education Politics.” Dr. Blissett is the principal investigator of the Democracy and Equity in Education Politics research group (https://coe.uga.edu/research/labs/deep), and the principal…

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Honors Book Discussion with Dr. Éric Morales-Franceschini

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Moore Hall, 108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - All book discussion sign-ups announced at the beginning of the semester Book: OLGA DIES DREAMING by Xochitl Gonzalez Discussion Leader: Dr. Éric Morales-Franceschini, Assistant Professor of English and Latin American and Caribbean Studies Date: Wednesday, November 16, 6-8 p.m. Location: Moore Hall 116 Description: It's 2017, and Olga and her brother, Pedro “Prieto” Acevedo, are boldfaced names in their hometown of New York. Prieto is a popular congressman representing their gentrifying Latinx neighborhood in Brooklyn, while Olga…

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Thanksgiving Break – No Classes

November 23 @ 12:00 am - November 25 @ 11:59 pm

UGA's Thanksgiving break will be held on Nov. 23-25.

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Welcome to the Morehead Honors College! Whether you are a current Honors student, a high schooler or parent looking for more information, or an Honors alum, we have events scheduled just for you.

Our calendar includes upcoming information sessions, external scholarship application deadlines, lunchbox lectures, book discussions, important semester dates, and events for our alumni and friends, among other items.

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