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Georgia Debate Union wins University of Miami tournament

Posted 1 day 10 hours ago
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For the second year in a row, two teams representing the Georgia Debate Union tied for first place and won the Hurricane Debates at the University of Miami held from January 3 to January 6, 2018.  

Juniors Advait Ramanan (Howard County, Maryland) and Swapnil Agrawal (Chamblee, Georgia) went undefeated throughout the tournament, with multiple victories over teams representing Emory University, the University of Michigan, Trinity University and the University of Minnesota.

After suffering a couple of early losses in preliminary rounds, juniors Nathan Rice (Roswell, Georgia) and...

Welcome back students!

Posted 1 week 6 days ago
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The hills streets, buildings and buses are alive with the sound of classes beginning today. Student learning and success are always the priority at UGA, and the measurements of that precedence have never been stronger:

In a campus-wide effort led by Academic Affairs and Student Affairs, the university has made fostering student success — both during their time on campus and after graduation — a key priority. Last year UGA became the nation’s largest public university to ensure that each of its students engages in hands-on learning such as internships, research, study abroad and...

Peace in the New Year

Posted 2 weeks 1 day 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 New Year 2018

Posted 2 weeks 4 days ago
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The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences wishes you all the best in 2018. And good luck to our students and staff in Pasadena who will participate in the Rose Bowl parade and game on Monday. To them, we simply inquire:

What's in a name? that which we call a rose By any other word would smell as sweet;

From the Bard's pen to our eyes. Go Dawgs.

Image: via wikimedia commons. Quote: Romeo and Juliet, Act II, Scene II

Fall Commencement 2017

Posted 1 month 3 days ago
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Congratulations graduates!

The day has arrived for 2,800 students - 700 undergraduates and 1,100 graduate students - who have met requirements to walk in the university's fall Commencement ceremonies. Congratulations to parents, families and friends, and welcome to campus. Enjoy the moment and the culmination of years of hard work. Our best wishes in your future endeavors - we expect greatness from each and every one.

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