Dean's Staff Appreciation Lunch


With over 600 faculty teaching in 84 undergraduate majors (and over 80 graduate degree programs), the Franklin College requires a lot of people to function properly. Especially in lean budgetary environments like the current epoch, faculty and support staff, development officers and instructors are pressed to do more and more with less and less.

Interim Dean Hugh Ruppersburg will express his appreciation for all the effort and committment that makes the College what it is with a staff lunch on...

Liberal Arts Under Scrutiny

That fount of conventional wisdom, National Public Radio, aired a segment this morning on pressures faced by liberal arts colleges during the current economy, though it could have run anytime in the last 25 years such did it trot out the tried-and-true elements of a good news story:



UGA Engineering


Congratulations to our engineering colleagues around campus, which means faculty in many Franklin College departments including chemistry, physics and astronomy, mathematics, computer science, biology and microbiology, marine sciences, genetics, geography, art and anthropology, as well as numerous interdisciplinary research centers created...

Commencement 2012


It may be hard to believe but Commencement 2012 at the University is just around the corner. UGA has a terrific new commencement site up and running, where graduates and their families should be able to find all the information they need on everything, except what they'll do next. That's up to them.

But really, it's a wonderful time in the lives of our graduates and the campus will be replete over the coming...

Healing from Spiritual Violence


There will be a very important panel discussion at MLC on Thursday, April 26 at 6 pm - important for its subject and the groups bringing attention to the subject of spiritual violence:


Spiritual violence is the act of using religious grounds to persecute a particular person or group of people. This can occur without physical...