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Adams receives 2018 DuPont award

Posted 5 months 1 week ago
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Michael W.W. Adams, Distinguished Research Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, is co-recipient of the 2018 DuPont Industrial Biosciences Award in Applied and Environmental Microbiology from the American Society for Microbiology:

He shares the award with Robert Kelly of North Carolina State University. They were recognized for their groundbreaking use and genetic manipulation of microorganisms that grow in extreme environments, such as ultra-hot geothermal vents, for practical applications including the generation of biofuels...

Marine sciences professor Mary Ann Moran named UGA Regents’ Professor

Posted 5 months 2 weeks ago
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Internationally renowned researcher whose work has created a better understanding of marine ecosystems and the roles of the ocean microbiome, UGA professor Mary Ann Moran has been named Regents’ Professor:

Moran is a Distinguished Research Professor in the marine sciences department, part of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, who has served on the University of Georgia faculty since 1993. Regents’ Professorships are bestowed by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents on faculty members whose scholarship or creative activity is recognized nationally and...

2018 Lunar New Year Festival

Posted 5 months 3 weeks ago
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狗年大吉

We wish you luck in the Year of the Dog! 

The UGA Asian American Student Association invites guests to its annual Lunar New Year Festival. This year, 2018 brings in the Year of the Dog.

The Lunar New Year Festival ("Lunars") is an evening of exciting performances, ethnic food and lasting tradition. Happiness, prosperity and longevity to all.

And Happy Holi to all of our Hindu students, faculty and staff colleagues. The changing of the seasons is upon us.

NEH Application-Writing Workshop at UGA

Posted 5 months 3 weeks ago
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The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will present a Regional Application-Writing Workshop on February 28, 2018 at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education in Athens:

The workshop is supported by the University of Georgia Office of Research and is hosted by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts and the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, in partnership with Georgia Humanities.

Workshop activities include an overview of the NEH endowment programs and special initiatives followed by a mock panel review session offering strategies for...

Noted and Quoted, February 2018

Posted 5 months 3 weeks ago
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Faculty members authoring articles and being quoted by the popular media demonstrate the impact of public scholarship and expertise on current discourse surrounding many important issues. A sample of the recognition of and engagement by Franklin College faculty members during February:

Four ways that black Catholic sisters rewrote the American story, article by associate professor of history and African-American studies Diane Batts Morrow in Catholic Philly

Amazon’s labor tracking wristband has a rich history behind it, column by associate professor of history Stephen Mihm in...

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