Graduate-Professional Student Association Welcome for new graduate students

Bus Tours  |  11:30-12:30 pm

Campus bus tours will leave from the front of the Classic Center beginning at 11:30, leaving approximately every 15 minutes, stopping at the Arches for students who want to attend the Welcome Reception.

Welcome Reception  |  12:00-1:00 pm
The Graduate-Professional Student Association will host a welcome reception on Herty Field (by the big fountain on North Campus) with refreshments and activities for all incoming graduate students.

UGA Libraries Graduate Student Open House

Meet your librarians, learn about key resources, and tour the buildings. Representatives from various Libraries’ departments and collections will be available to answer questions and demonstrate research tools including the GIL catalog, GALILEO system of research databases, and the citation management tools EndNote and RefWorks.

There will be door prizes and light refreshments!

Two locations:

The Dirtiest Work of All: Manual Scavenging, a Caste-Based Occupation in India

With an introduction by Jay Driskell, author of Hard Work: A History of Sanitation and the Teamsters.

Part of the “Dirty Work” conference (, which is funded by the UGA Department of History, the Provost, the Vice President for Research, the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, the Southern Historical Association, the Southern Labor Archives, and the University of Georgia Press.

Free and open to the public.


History Pop-up Exhibit!

Students in Prof. Soper's crime and punishment class are setting up their own pop-up exhibit, on display at the Russell Special Collections Building, Room 285, on Friday, April 27 from 1 to 2:30.  The title of the exhibit is "Unlocking Georgia:  Law, Crime, and Punishment."  Stop by and see the great items the students have found in our special collections!


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