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Thinc. Showcase to feature Franklin Innovation Fellows

Posted 2 years 3 months ago
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A display of UGA’s student innovators takes place tonight as part of the Thinc Fall Showcase event. Thinc., a program that aims to connect students and faculty across disciplines to help learn, xperiment and test ideas together, holds a week of events each Spring. Tonight’s showcase event is three-fold in purpose. The event, at Studio 1 at 225 West Broad Street, will feature a Club Fair to connect creative students across UGA, a hacker demo will feature projects from UGA’s first hackathon event and lastly, an accelerator pitch competition. Student businesses will compete for $5,000...

UGA à Paris

Posted 2 years 3 months ago

Our hearts are heavy with grief following the horrible events in Paris on Friday. To keep up with developments, we recommend coverage by the New York Times and the French language daily, Libération.

Of course, UGA operates a study abroad program in Paris. UGA à Paris offers a variety of courses from history to geography, communications studies to sociology and international affairs. 

A joint Study Abroad program of the Department of Geography, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and of the Department of International Affairs, School of Public and International...

Noted and Quoted, October 2015

Posted 2 years 3 months ago
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Franklin faculty engagement and the impact of public scholarship on policy debates to understanding the news takes shape in media around the world. A sample from the month of October:

Evidence of water found on Mars, reports the Athens Banner-Herald. Monday’s announcement by NASA “provides a more concrete result on such a claim based on the most recent Mars mission data,” said Inseok Song, associate professor of astronomy

New research from Joshua Miller in the department of psychology finds lower empathy among those with borderline personality disorder – R&B


Gregory Distinguished Lecture: Martha Hodes

Posted 2 years 4 months ago

At 4 p.m. this afternoon in the Chapel, NYU professor Martha Hodes will deliver the Gregory Distinguished Lecture:

"Mourning Lincoln: The Assassination and the Aftermath of the Civil War," presented by  Martha Hodes, a professor of history at New York University. Public responses to Lincoln's assassination have been well chronicled, but Hodes is the first to delve into personal and private responses—of African-Americans and whites, yankees and confederates, men and women, soldiers and civilians—investigating the story of the nation's first presidential assassination on a human scale...

Danza Universiteria

Posted 2 years 4 months ago
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Tonight at 8 p.m. in the New Dance Theatre in the Dance Building, the dance department presents the U.S. premiere of Danza Universiteria Costa Rica: Inercia

Come view some very special dance pieces from Danza Universitaria, the most famous, inventive and progressive professional contemporary dance company in Costa Rica. The company is renowned and has won national awards.

The performance is presented free of charge,  sponsored by the Franklin Visiting Scholars Program, LACSI, the President's Venture Fund, and the Willson Center.

A wonderful night of contemporary dance...