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Dean's Welcome, Franklin Ambassadors, Resources

Posted 2 days 6 hours ago
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With every new school year, we look forward to what Franklin students, faculty and staff will contribute to the University community. Franklin College of Arts and Sciences Dean Alan Dorsey welcomes everyone back to the UGA campus this fall semester with this message:

"As we begin a new academic year, I want to welcome all of our new and returning students to campus, as well as all of our extraordinary faculty and staff. I am also proud to introduce and welcome our 2018-2019 Franklin College Student Ambassadors to the Franklin team. The presence of Franklin students...

Experiential Learning: connecting coursework beyond the classroom

Posted 3 weeks 6 days ago
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The thriving Experiential Learning initiative at UGA provides arts & sciences students and faculty members the opportunity to reach higher:

While experiential learning has long been part of many of UGA’s pre-professional programs, there was initial concern about the feasibility of ensuring science and humanities majors had a diverse range of opportunities.

In STEM disciplines, undergraduate research is the most coveted EL experience. But it would be impossible to provide UGA’s 2,000-plus undergraduate biology majors with one-on-one research apprenticeships.

For...

History of 'Dirty Work' in the South

Posted 3 months 10 hours ago
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The 2018 Southern Labor Studies Association conference, a biannual gathering of scholars, students and activists, continues at UGA through Saturday:

The conference will be held in the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries and at other UGA and Athens sites May 17-19. Registration, $90 for non-members and $65 for SLSA members, is available online at southernlaborstudies.org. Several events will be free and open to the public.

Attendees from around the U.S., England, Northern Ireland and India will discuss the past and present of labor and working-class...

Amazing student: Hailey Clark

Posted 5 months 1 week ago
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Senior biochemistry and molecular biology major and North Oconee graduate Hailey Clark has taken her UGA experience in the direction of a future in health economics:

I cannot understate the value of the various undergraduate research opportunities that I have participated in. I was a Roosevelt Scholar (now an Honors Policy Scholar) and was immersed in the world of public policy. My work throughout the semester resulted in a policy proposal to address teenage pregnancy in Athens-Clarke County. I followed that up with a research fellowship at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government. I...

Black History Month 2018

Posted 6 months 2 weeks ago

The University of Georgia and the Franklin College celebrate Black History Month 2018 with a wide variety of programs and activities across campus. Events began on Feb. 1 and Black History Month Kickoff is at noon on Monday Feb. 5 at Tate Plaza. An extraordinary breadth of lectures, performances, screenings and discussions featuring our students as well as guests to campus punctuate the celebrations all month long. The complete listing of events and opportunities is a testament to the variety and depth of what a university is all about.

 In honor of the observances and celebrations...

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