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Around UGA and Athens

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Ongoing: Athens-Clarke County Library Calendar

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Project LIKE-Dawgs: Living Independently Knowing Exercise
For a research project within the Department of Kinesiology, we are seeking inactive older adults (65+ years; men and women) to participate in a physical activity/exercise program. All testing and the program will be held in the Center for Physical Activity and Health within the Ramsey Center (parking will be made available).  For more information please click on the title or email LIKEdawgsUGA@gmail.com. If you are interested, please hurry as space is limited!

2016 Elections Conference, Hosted by Keith T. Poole, Department of Political Science, UGA
Friday, January 20, 9AM – 5 PM Georgia Center for Continuing Education Free and open to the public this event organized by Keith T. Poole, the Philip H. Alston, Jr. Distinguished Chair and Jamie L. Carson, Professor in the Department of Political Science, this conference will bring together some of the nation’s top political scientists to discuss the outcomes of the 2016 election through four panel discussions. Topics include Expectations for the Trump Presidency, Georgia Politics Roundtable, Outcome of the 2016 Presidential Election, Politics of House and Senate

Countercultural Eyewitness: Firsthand Recollections of Woodstock, The March on Washington, and Kent State
January 26, 7:00 PM. Athens-Clarke County Library is bringing Athenian Alan Densen to the Appleton Auditorium stage to recount his own experiences in Countercultural Eyewitness: Firsthand Recollections of Woodstock, The March on Washington, and Kent State.  The cusp of the 1960s/1970s was fraught with turmoil and dissent; the war in Vietnam was still raging and young men were being drafted; astronauts had walked on the moon; Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King, among others, were assassinated. Times were changing, and the era has a number of important cultural touchstones that help define it