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Faculty workloads

Former New School chancellor David Levy took to the pages of the Washington Post this weekend to make an interesting argument: public support for higher education has led to rising tuition costs and faculty are generally overpaid for 'inefficient' teaching schedules.

Not changed, however, are the accommodations designed to compensate for low pay in earlier times. Though faculty...

New Dean

The Franklin College has a new dean, Alan T. Dorsey, currently associate dean for natural sciences and mathematics at the University of Florida:

The appointment was announced by Jere Morehead, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, to whom Dorsey will report.  

“The history of UGA and the history of the Franklin College are inextricable, and the role of the dean there is a critically important one,” said UGA...

UGA inventors making a difference

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Three University of Georgia inventors were recognized by the Association of University Technology Managers in their most recent Better World Report:

For the 2011 report, AUTM was charged with selecting technologies that help the world in the face of adversity, and just 23 from the thousands...

The fire of creativity

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UGA alum and Athens artist talks about his experience discovering his love for sculpture:

 

Flage graduated from Oconee County High School in 2004 and stumbled into sculpture while studying art at the University of Georgia. He took only one or two art classes in high school, and initially wanted to pursue a graphic design degree. But he had a revelation after walking into the...

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