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Staff Awards & Staff Appreciation

Posted 1 month 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 &...

Kudos, March 2018

Posted 2 months 3 weeks ago
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Awards season is always a time of celebration for the Franklin College, and we congratulate our colleagues (and students) on recent recognition, grants and professorships:

Half of the six recipients of UGA’s highest recognition for excellence in instruction are from Franklin faculty members – Christine Alright from the department of Classics received the Russell Award for Excellence in Teaching – Athens CEO, UGA Today. Professor of sociology and women’s studies Patricia Richards and professor of art Michael Marshall were both honored with the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching...

Peace in the New Year

Posted 5 months 2 weeks ago
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With campus frigid and students on their way back from extraordinary New Year experiences, we share these words from our namesake and our hopes to fulfill their promise:

Be at War with Your Vices, at Peace with Your Neighbours, and Let Every New Year Find You a Better Man

- Benjamin Franklin, from the 1755 edition of “Poor Richard’s Almanac.” Complete title: “Poor Richard improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris of the Motions of the Sun and Moon; the True Places and Aspects of the Planets; the Rising and Setting of the Sun, And The Rising Setting and Southing of the Moon...

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted 7 months 1 day ago
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The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences wishes you a very Happy Thanksgiving.

Classes resume November 27.

Kudos, October 2017

Posted 7 months 4 weeks ago
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New research projects, diversity certificates and a musical premiere highlight accomplishments of faculty, students and staff during October. A sample:

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) awarded more than $9 million in grants to explore gaps in knowledge about antibiotic resistance and pilot innovative solutions in the healthcare, veterinary, and agriculture industries. Professor of plant biology and Franklin College associate dean Michelle Momany and assistant professor of microbiology Elizabeth Ottesen are leading two of the 25 funded projects

Plant biology professor...

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