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LSA Bowling Team Schedule

Come cheer on the GV903s at Kingpins Bowl & Brew in the Homewood Hills Shopping Center . The schedule is:

October 31 Battle of the Bookish! (against the UGA English Dept)

Nov. 7 (against the Buffalo Gums)

Nov. 21 (against ABC Package)

Nov. 28 (against Blind Pig Tavern)

Dec. 5 (against Southern Broadcasting)

Dec. 12 (against Buffalo Gums)

Dec. 19 (against ABC Package)

Dec. 26 (against UGA English Dept)

Best New Technologies: Keeping Up With the Storm

Live Teleconference: Friday, Oct. 27, 12-2pm, Administrative Conference Room

Please feel free to bring your lunch and enjoy the show. More information at: http://www.dupagepress.com/COD/index.php?id=1169

Robin Fay, Amy Watts & Elizabeth White will share experiences with social bookmarking, wikis, and blogs at UGA Libraries and lead a discussion of reactions to the teleconference (1:30-2:00)

Steven Bell led last year's teleconference on Google. He is an adjunct professor at Drexel University 's library school. Among many other publications, he wrote the endearing article "End PowerPoint Dependency Now!" in American Libraries June/July 2004. Aaron Schmidt authors the weblog walkingpaper.org. He was selected as a Library Journal Mover and Shaker in 2005.

LSA Bake Sale

This year's Bake Sale will be Thursday, November 9 at the Main and Science Libraries. It will start mid-morning and continue until all the goodies are gone.The executive committee elected to donate this year's proceeds to Project Safe. If you haven't heard of this organization, please take a moment to read more about them here: http://www.project-safe.org/.

Two Workshops for Libraries' Student Assistants Offered

The University Libraries is partnering with several other campus Departments to bring two important workshops to our student workers. Please encourage your students to attend as you are able.

Personal Safety for Women

Thurs., Nov. 2, 3:30-4:30 in the Russell Library Auditorium ( Main )

All female student workers are invited to attend an informative session conducted by Office Rushton of the UGA Dept. of Public Safety. Officer Rushton will present the four pronged safety theory focusing on alertness, prevention, precaution and preparation. This workshop is brought to you by the Library Staff Association, STEP, and the Dept. of Public Safety.

Where Did It Go? : Financial Planning for the College Student

Thurs., Nov. 15, 4-5 in B-2 Auditorium ( Main )

All students are encouraged to start planning for their early retirement by making good financial decisions now. UGA's Peer Financial Counseling Center will provide information on budgeting and how to manage debt and savings. (Snacks provided). Sponsored by UGA Libraries, Student Financial Aid, Dept. of Housing & Consumer Economics, Georgia Student Finance Commission, and UGA Students in Free Enterprise.

Please RSVP to Suzanne Graham (srgraham@uga.edu), UGA Libraries Training Facilitator, if you plan to attend.

UGA Libraries Media Department Italian Film Series

GOOD MORNING, NIGHT dir. Marco Bellochio (2003, 105 min). In 1978, Italian President Aldo Moro was executed by members of the militant Red Brigades after being held hostage for 55 days. GOOD MORNING, NIGHT conjectures what might have transpired between Moro and and his kidnappers during the eight weeks of his captivity. October 30, 2006 , 7:30 pm SLC Room 248. For more information, please visit: http://www.titletk.com/italianfilm or contact Thomas Knowlton, knowlton@uga.edu

Exhibits

Main Library: " ...one of the most valuable Collegiate buildings in the United States: the Life and Times of Old College" displays selections from University Archives in conjunction with the university's celebration of the re-dedication of Old College Oct. 13. ; In conjunction with the display there is a website available, "The Old CollegeCompendium" at http://www.libs.uga.edu/hargrett/archives/oldcollege/timeline.html.

Hargrett Library: The Sixth Annual exhibit from the Stephen Elliot Draper Center & Archives for the Waters of Georgia in History, Law and Policy will be Managing Georgia's Water Resources. October 1-31.

Russell Library: "Affecting the Lives of Millions: The Immigration and Nationality Services Act of 1965". The Immigration and Nationality Services of Act of 1965 was a turning point in United States policy regarding immigration. While changing previous legislation that functioned on a rigid quota system, the Act of 1965 gave preference to refugees and families, removed quotas from countries in the Western Hemisphere, and based some entry to the United States on levels of skill. In the forty years since, the foreign-born population of the United States has tripled in number, now prompting new legislative debate.

Science Library: "Centennial of the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources 1906-2006" The oldest existing southern forestry school was established in 1906 through an endowment by George Foster Peabody. The School was originally called the George Foster Peabody School of Forestry. Over the years, the University of Georgia 's School of Forest Resources has become more sophisticated and respected. The school was renamed The School of Forest Resources and designated as a professional unit in 1971, when the curriculum was redesigned.

In 1991, the School of Forest Resources was dedicated in honor of the late Daniel B. Warnell. Mr. Warnell was a native Georgian who was involved in the management of banking, farming, and timber enterprises. He served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1931 to 1937 and in the Georgia Senate from 1937 to 1939. As a state legislator, Mr. Warnell made significant contributions in rural development, public education, public transportation, and conservation of natural resources.

To celebrate the centennial, the Georgia Forestry Association and Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources have published a coffee table book The Centennial History of Forestry in Georgia : A pictorial journey. Story boards depicting the history of forestry in the State of Georgia have been displayed at the State Capitol and in the School. A selection of the storyboards are at the Science Library.

Circle Gallery: Archives in Action: The work of Charlie Aguar inspiring the School of Environmental Design's future planning focus. Archives in Action is an exhibit to be held at the SED gallery Oct. 6 31st, 2006. This exhibit will include the archives of the late Charles E. Aguar, an influential planner and dedicated researcher whose archives are held at SED/UGA. As the College of Environmental Design 's new focus will be in planning, it will be beneficial to look back at Charlie's work as we prepare for the task of educating our future planners. For more information, contact René Shoemaker at 706.542.8292, owensg14@uga.edu, or see www.sed.uga.edu/gallery.

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