Thu, 05/17/2018 - 3:34pm
With development timetables already showing practical quantum computing machines arriving much sooner than expected, researchers from the region will gather at UGA for second consecutive year fotr discussion on new work and ideas at the Southeast Quantum Computing Workshop May 18: Quantum computers, which use quantum states of subatomic particles to store information, was initiated as a field in 1980, and though its development remains in the…
Tags: Odyssey, Earth
Thu, 03/22/2018 - 3:42pm
Finding good internship opportunities is a focus for many UGA students, but the Clarke Central High School Odyssey news magazine features a story (and video) about the student-led Small Satellite Research Lab providing work-based interships for high school students. The new issue of Odyssey also features a story on philosophy professor (and 2018 Democratic Congressional Candidate) Richard Winfield: Although Winfield sees social mobility as…
Tags: pregnancy, garbage, 9, history, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, office of admissions
Tue, 02/27/2018 - 10:17am
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will present a Regional Application-Writing Workshop on February 28, 2018 at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education in Athens: The workshop is supported by the University of Georgia Office of Research and is hosted by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts and the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, in partnership with Georgia Humanities. Workshop activities include an…
Tags: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Odyssey, UGA Creative Writing Program, Human Nature
Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:26am
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music and the horn studio host the 2018 Southeast Horn Workshop, with master classes, performances, competitions, lectures, and exhibits beginning today and running through the weekend: This annual event is held at a different college campus each spring.  Students, professors and professionals will enjoy three days of master classes, performances, competitions, lectures, and exhibits.  There is a special day for high…
Tags: Ecology Annex, satellite cells, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Odyssey
Fri, 05/26/2017 - 11:01am
The Small Satellite Research Laboratory hosted a Women in Technology Workshop for young women from Madison County Middle School on Monday May 22. The workshop was directed by SSRL members David L Cotten (Assistant Research Scientist, Center for Geospatial Research (CGR) in Geography), Paige Copenhaver (Undergraduate, Physics and Astronomy), Natalie Davis (Undergraduate, Computer Systems Engineering), Sydney Whilden (Undergraduate, Physics and…
Tags: Department of Physics and Astronomy, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Odyssey, Institute for African American Studies
Wed, 02/08/2017 - 11:15am
Beginning Feb. 13, the Writing Intensive Program and Center for Teaching and Learning present a series of workshops, exhibitions and opportunities that put the spotlight on writing - the annual Write @ UGA Celebration and Showcase of Writing: writing is an integral part of a well rounded academic experience, no matter the background, no matter the degree. That principle has led to the creation of numerous initiatives, courses, programs and…
Tags: University Housing, Division of Development & Alumni Relations, data, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Odyssey, Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute, Colloquium
Mon, 04/25/2016 - 11:29am
Zomlefer, the curator of UGA's Herbarium and an associate professor of plant biology in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, got to work hand-in-hand with the State Botanical Garden last fall through a Public Service and Outreach Faculty fellowship. She led a number of projects, from public lectures and a two-day workshop on herbarium techniques to demonstrations for children and organization of the garden's own herbarium collection.…
Tags: DOE, #UGA18, Department of English, Odyssey
Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:04am
          Thinc week is March 23-27 on campus, and one of the many highlights will be a dance workshop led by Stanford University dance instructor Aleta Hayes, who uses dance and free movement as a route to leadership and collaboration: What new ways can we relate to one another? Experiential inquiry into concepts of social accupressure, viewing the view, opening to other’s realities, appreciation of tacit knowledge and mining social knots…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, quantum computing, critical zone, Germanic and Slavic Studies, Odyssey, Clarke Central
Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:45am
The complexity of natural materials has long been a point of fascination for scientists, and has only increased as the technology to look closer has itself evolved. The structure and development of sea shells, for example, holds great potential for nanotechnology and building light weight materials of great strength. So, too, the cell walls of plants, whose flexibility and strength depend on two critical proteins. Now UGA scientists have…
Tags: Human Nature, Ellen Neidle, Earth, Fair, Odyssey