Amazing Student: Nicholas Twiner

Posted 11 months 4 weeks ago

Linguistics, Classical Languages, and Classical Culture major Nicholas Twiner has discovered his opportunities to get involved, participate in research and explore his passions:

Academically, the University of Georgia has empowered me to achieve more than I thought I would. Research through the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities has been such an important part of my academic career. It has pushed me to understand and explore the field of linguistics more thoroughly—to go beyond the classroom and understand what research looks like, how to do it, and what the pressing...

UGA Classics in Rome

Posted 1 year 2 months ago
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UGA Classics in Rome is currently underway under the direction of Professors Elena Bianchelli and Chris Gregg, a Mellon Professor of Classical Archaeology.

Participants and professors live in a small family-run, centrally located hotel in Rome and in their six-week stay they become intimately connected with the city and the Italian life style. Classes are held every morning right in front of the monuments and they focus on the archaeology, the arts, and the history of Rome. Students also take day trips to the Etruscan necropolis of Tarquinia and Cerveteri, to Hadrian’s Villa and the...

Study Abroad 2017

Posted 1 year 3 months ago
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From Britain to Beijing, from Rome to the Great Barrier Reef, UGA students are or will soon be setting off for study abroad programs around the globe in every imaginable discipline:

The overall aim of the [UGA Maymester in Morocco] course is to introduce students to an in-depth and first-hand understanding of Islam and Islamic culture in Morocco, in particular to Sufism (which is currently undergoing a revival in Morocco), Moroccan Islamic music, and Moroccan architectural art. In addition, through travel students will gain first-hand experience with both urban and rural geography:...

Kudos, March 2017

Posted 1 year 4 months ago
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It's not even Honors Week yet and the accolades for Franklin students, faculty and alumni are already rolling in. A sample of awards, fellowships and scholarly activity from the month of March:

UGA Skidaway Institute research paper selected for research spotlight, authored by associate professor of Department of Marine Sciences Aron Stubbins


UGA alumna Patricia Andrews Fearon was one of 36 Americans to be named a 2017 recipient of the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which fully funds postgraduate study and research at the University of Cambridge in England. Fearon...

Klein receives Festschrift commemorating scholarly career

Posted 1 year 10 months ago

Professor of linguistics, Classics, and Germanic and Slavic languages Jared Klein has been honored with the publication of a festschrift celebrating his career and contributions to the discipline of Indo-European linguistics. The book-length volume of original, scholarly articles, Tavet Tat Satyam, was published by Beech Stave Press on the occasion of Klein’s seventieth birthday.

The presentation of a festschrift is a European tradition honoring a respected academic during their lifetime as an acknowledgement of their broad influence on their field or discipline. It consists of...