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Hodgson School unveils renovated recording control room

Posted 3 months 3 weeks ago
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Great story celebrating a longtime faculty member, a revamped facility that will directly benefit students, and the enduring power of philanthropy:

A recent renovation of the recording control room at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music features improved recording quality and more opportunities for performers and engineers. The renovation was made possible by a donation from the late Cora Nunnally Miller, the stepdaughter of the school’s namesake, Hugh Hodgson.

Performances in the HHSOM take place in three venues—Hodgson Concert Hall, Ramsey Concert Hall and Edge Recital Hall—...

New primate behavior study: perceiving kinetic energy

Posted 4 months 6 days ago
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UGA behavioral scientists in the department of psychology Primate Behavior Laboratory led by Professor Dorothy Fragaszy have a long-established expertise in problem-solving, perception, manipulation, and skill learning in primates, particularly bearded capuchin monkeys of South America.

Now a new study published January 10 In the Royal Society journal, Biology Letters, presents new insights on tool making by the capuchins and how their methods might arise out of perceptual differences between monkeys and humans: 

“We examined the patterns of coordination of striking movement...

Dawgs Suit Up

Posted 9 months 3 weeks ago
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With an eye toward next steps after graduation, as well as those that begin well beforehand, our colleagues at the UGA Career Center are helping students get ready for interviews and internships with 'Dawgs Suit Up'

‘Dawgs Suit Up’ – an event where UGA students will be able to purchase professional business attire at deeply discounted rates up to 70% off from the JCPenney Athens store on Sunday, September 10th from 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Needs-based scholarships of $200 are available by application! Click here to apply. Deadline to apply: August 23rd.    For under $200, students...

UGA research expenditures hit all-time high

Posted 9 months 3 weeks ago
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Remarkable growth in extramural funding to the university has led to an all-time high of $458 million in research expenditures for fiscal year 2017:

Externally funded research activity has climbed 37 percent over the past three years to $198 million in fiscal year 2017.

"This tremendous growth in productivity reflects the unyielding commitment of UGA faculty to solve the important challenges of our time," said President Jere W. Morehead. "Their dedication, bolstered by major faculty hiring initiatives and strategic investments in research since coming out of the Great...

Joy Peltier '17: romance language linguistics

Posted 1 year 1 month ago
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On the homestretch to commencement, Development and Alumni Relations features on students, faculty and alumni donors highlight some soon-to-graduate students and their extraordinary UGA experiences. Joy Peltier has certainly made the most of her time at UGA:

As a recipient of the university’s foremost undergraduate scholarship, the Foundation Fellowship, all of Joy’s ambitions have been realized. Now, as she pursues a joint bachelor’s and master’s degrees in romance language linguistics with the ultimate goal of earning her Ph.D., she is confident her curriculum vitae will stand...

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