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Staff Awards & Staff Appreciation

Posted 3 months 1 week ago
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Thanks to all the many colleagues who attended the 2018 Franklin College Staff Awards reception at the Miller Learning Center. As dispersed as the college is, it's always great to see so many of our co-workers in one place. After an opening welcome from Dean Dorsey, the following Staff Excellence in Service Awards were presented to:

Kendra Freeman, presented by Lesley G. Feracho, Interim director, African American Studies

Shannon Kennedy, presented by Lisa Donovan, department head, Plant Biology

Kristina Petti, presented by Alex Sager, department head, Germanic &...

Amazing student: Aparna Kanjhlia

Posted 3 months 3 weeks ago
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Double major (biology and psychology) Aparna Kanjhlia fell in love with UGA and has made the most of her opportunities on campus as she prepares for a career as a doctor:

I was not a traditional undergraduate student. I moved from India after completing my high school education and transferred to the UGA Honors Program after securing an associate’s degree in biology. From the day I walked into my orientation and learned how to call the Dawgs, I have been in love with this institution! The Bulldog family is humungous with even bigger hearts and they welcomed me with open arms. With...

Religion and Common Good research seminar March 20

Posted 5 months 6 days ago
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The department of religion will present the next research seminar in the Religion and the Common Good seminar series March 20 at 7 p.m. in Room 248 of the Miller Learning Center:

The seminar, “Augustine on Love, Conflict and the Goods We Hold in Common,” by Richard B. Miller of the University of Chicago Divinity School is open free to the public.

Miller is the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Religious Ethics at the University of Chicago. His research interests include religion and public life, political and social ethics, theory and method in religious thought and...

Amazing student: Makenzie Kitchens

Posted 6 months 2 weeks ago
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International travel, study and service led senior double major (biology, psychology) Makenzie Kitchens toward finding her path:

UGA has provided me many opportunities to participate in life-changing experiences. I have had the privilege of being a part of the UGA cheerleading team for the last four years. We have traveled together as a team to many places to cheer on the Dawgs and represent our school. We cheer for several sporting events including football, basketball, gymnastics and volleyball. I also act as an ambassador for the university at various alumni and charity events....

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018

Posted 7 months 1 week ago
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Observances of the holiday commemorating the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday January 15 take on a sepcial significance in 2018, which will be 50th anniversary of his assassination in April, 1968. This important day of service across the United States to celebrate nonviolent activism in support of civil rights and the Civil Rights Movement is one of reflection, engagement, assessment and action in the name of a great American hero. As Dr. King noted in his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance address in 1964: 

Civilization and violence are antithetical concepts. Negroes of the...

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