The University of Georgia website features a short written profile and video of Richard B. Russell Professor in American History Claudio Saunt. Saunt, who's been featured on the Chronicles many times, is known for his interest in early American, Native American and digital history. His digital projects, which give many people outside of academic access to interactive historical perspectives, has helped him make his mark.
He is among an elite cohort of historians who have gained scholarly and public attention for their inclusive, continental approaches to...
Stacy Cobb takes the Commencement stage tomorrow and steps into UGA history as she adds a chapter to her own wonderful story:
The first African-American to earn a Ph.D. in statistics at the University of Georgia, Stacy Cobb has turned a passion for public health into a career as a biostatistician.
Along the way, Cobb has discovered an expansive capacity for learning, the importance of role models and the crucial role that confidence plays in the formula for academic success.
She returns to the UGA campus Friday for Commencement ceremonies to receive the doctorate she...
Franklin faculty and students continue to be quoted by and to author articles across worldwide media, including all major print publications. A sample from the past few weeks:
Research by Archeology graduate student Sammantha Nicole Holder had her featured in The Guardian (reconstructing the diet of Napoleon's Grand Army)
The other side of Confederate Memorial Day (Spalding Distinguished Professor of History, Emeritus James Cobb) – Time
Four words people ask meteorologists about that are actually not weather terms (Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor...
Assistant professor of theatre and film studies Amma Y. Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin conducts research that focuses on using theater, film and television to tell history:
Through archival-based performance pieces, books and articles, Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin, who also has a joint appointment in the Institute for African American Studies, develops innovative responses to these questions. Her latest endeavor began in a graduate school class at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts when she took a class on the history of the world's fairs.
"That very class with professor Barbara...
The Georgia Museum of Natural History delves right into the heart of UGA with their current exhibition about the history of dogs:
It’s sort of like an old joke by Groucho Marx, who said, “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.”
But “How ‘Bout Them Dogs: A Brief Look into the Evolution and Domestication of Our Best Friend” takes viewers inside of a dog -- into the bare bones.
The exhibit is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays and from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. To find the museum, just look for the...