Alumni

"Aging and the Immortal Germline

Posted 10 months 2 weeks ago
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Today's Charter Lecture brings one of the world's foremost authorities on the molecular biology and genetics of aging and life extension, [and Franklin College alumna] Cynthia Kenyon, back to UGA:

Her lecture, "Aging and the Immortal Germline," is open free to the public. It will be held Nov. 7 at 2:30 p.m. in the Chapel.

Kenyon, who graduated as co-valedictorian with bachelor's degrees in chemistry and biochemistry from UGA in 1976, is the vice president of aging research for Calico LLC, a Google-funded company focused on aging research and therapeutics. She has been a...

Kudos, October 2016

Posted 10 months 4 weeks ago
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Congratulations to these outstanding faculty, students and alumni on their recent accomplishments:

Congratulations to former PhD Student, Marcus Williams of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service, who had the 2nd of his PhD dissertation manuscripts at UGA accepted for publication in the scholarly journal, Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing Journal. The paper, “Mapping the Spatio-temporal Evolution of Irrigation in the Coastal Plain of Georgia, USA,” used satellite technology to show how center-pivot irrigation has evolved in Georgia over the past...

'Humans of New York' creator on campus today

Posted 1 year 5 days ago
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Franklin alumnus Brandon Stanton, creator of the groundbreaking book and blog HUMANS OF NEW YORK, is on campus for a lecture tonight at 7 pm in the Tate Center Grand Hall

“Humans of New York began as a photography project in 2010.  The initial goal was to photograph 10,000 New Yorkers on the street, and create an exhaustive catalogue of the city’s inhabitants."

“Somewhere along the way, I began to interview my subjects in addition to photographing them. And alongside their portraits, I'd include quotes and short stories from their lives.” 

Taken together, these...

Commencement 2016

Posted 1 year 4 months ago
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It's the culmination of the real Dawg Nation - On Friday, UGA will welcome its newest class of alumni as approximately 4,343 undergraduates and 1,209 graduate students—for a total of 5,552—have met the requirements to walk in the university's spring Commencement ceremonies:

During the undergraduate ceremony, 36 students will be recognized as First Honor Graduates for maintaining a 4.0 cumulative grade point average in all work attempted at UGA as well as all college-level transfer work attempted prior to or following enrollment at the university.

This spring, student...

Advancing Franklin: Board of Advisors

Posted 1 year 4 months ago
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The Franklin College Board of Advisors were on campus for their Spring Meeting on Friday, April 29 at the Tate Student Center.  This distinguished group of supporters represents a variety of expertise and accomplishments across the spectrum of American business and industry, joined together by their commitment to the Franklin College and the University of Georgia. As part of their visit to campus, the group met with students and toured the Science Learning Center, which, if you haven't seen it lately, is still under construction but taking great shape at the South end of Brooks...

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