Fulbright scholarships awarded to UGA students

Posted 5 years 2 months ago


It's another banner year for UGA students as a record number have been awarded Fulbright scholarships. And counting double-majors, it was practically a clean sweep for the Franklin College:


For the past 66 years, the Fulbright Program has provided students, scholars and professionals an...

New 'Seascape' mural brings to together science, art

Posted 5 years 3 months ago

 A collaboration between the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences division of biological sciences, Lamar Dodd School of Art and the department of marine sciences, a new “Seascape” mural in the Biological Sciences building, will be formally unveiled on Friday August 31 at 4 p.m. in the third floor hall of biological sciences.

“Seascape” is the first in a series of murals by scientific illustration students in the school of art to adorn the Biological Sciences building on the UGA campus. Long recognized for their accuracy and commitment to detail in creating drawings and...

New in the LDSOA Galleries

Posted 5 years 3 months ago
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The Galleries in the Lamar Dodd School of Art are a great place to stop and take a break in the whirlwind pace of the beginning of classes this August. There is terrific student work up right now plus three new shows opening on Friday August 17th. Here's a rundown:

On View through August: 10th Annual Studio Foundations Exhibition in the Plaza and Suite Galleries. This show highlight work made by last year's Foundations students, including from assignments in Drawing I and II, Color and Composition, and 3D Design. On view through September 4...

International wins for UGA Tuba-Euphonium studio

Posted 5 years 3 months ago

Congratulations to Hugh Hodgson School of Music students in David Zerkel's Tuba-Euphonium studio, who took top honors at this summer's Leonard Falcone International Tuba and Euphonium Festival. Big win:

In what Professor David Zerkel refers to as an “unprecedented representation of prize winners from one studio,” four University of Georgia Tuba-Euphonium students have won top prizes at the Leonard Falcone Euphonium and Tuba Festival.

Hodgson School students David McLemore, Simon Wildman, Gary Garvin, and Alex Avila each placed in their respective divisions Monday evening.  ...

Rutherford Progress Cam

Posted 5 years 3 months ago

So this is pretty terrific. A live video feed, refreshed every five seconds, of the construction on the new Rutherford Hall. It's a great use of technology, courtesy of UGA housing. Here's a rendering of the final product, which looks quite similar to the original.


Rutherford Hall is, of course, home to the Franklin Residential College, a student-governed residential college with Franklin that offers a unique intellectual and cultural environment for our students. I know everyone is anxious to the Myers quad as soon as possible, so maybe this web cam will at least...