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The Franklin Residential College gears up for Fall

Posted 3 weeks 10 hours ago
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The Franklin Residential College, the only student-governed residential college at the University of Georgia, is entering its nineteenth year as faculty and staff gear up to welcome 90 Franklin Residential College (FRC) members to their home in Rutherford Hall. Our incoming transfer student and first-year members are showing their excitement through posts to FRC social media under the hashtags #frcintroduction and #frcnewmembers. We’re excited about the diverse range of majors represented, and we hope the online introductions allow students to connect with one another prior to move-in day...

Scholarship Series subscriptions through July 27

Posted 3 weeks 2 days ago
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Hugh Hodgson School of Music Thursday Scholarship Series and Create Your Own Season subscriptions are available for purchase and renewal now through Friday, July 27th:

Whether you are a long-time patron, or a newcomer to our concert halls, we hope you will join us for what promises to be an outstanding year of classical favorites and exciting contemporary works. From Beethoven to Big Band, our talented students and faculty will inspire.

While you should have received your order form in the mail, I am pleased to share with you that for the first time you may purchase your...

Debate team to begin season with 'Run for the Roses'

Posted 3 weeks 3 days ago
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The Georgia Debate Union will begin the 2018-19 season at the prestigious Run for the Roses debate round robin, held in late September at the University of Kentucky. The projected top 7 debate teams in the nation receive invitations to the Kentucky Round Robin.

The team of Nathan Rice and Johnnie Stupek, both rising seniors, will be representing UGA and the Georgia Debate Union.  

The Kentucky Round Robin features the projected 7 best college debate teams in the nation. The other 6 teams invited are from Emory University, Wake Forest University, University of California-...

Experiential Learning: connecting coursework beyond the classroom

Posted 4 weeks 8 hours ago
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The thriving Experiential Learning initiative at UGA provides arts & sciences students and faculty members the opportunity to reach higher:

While experiential learning has long been part of many of UGA’s pre-professional programs, there was initial concern about the feasibility of ensuring science and humanities majors had a diverse range of opportunities.

In STEM disciplines, undergraduate research is the most coveted EL experience. But it would be impossible to provide UGA’s 2,000-plus undergraduate biology majors with one-on-one research apprenticeships.

For...

2018 New Student Orientation

Posted 1 month 1 week ago
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First-year orientation sesssions began earlier this summer and continue today through the second week of August. First-year, transfer and inernational students are finding their way around campus, learning about UGA and becoming acquainted with the small city that is a major university! Welcome all! Remain calm. There is a great deal to learn, keep up with, organize and decide, but you can do it. Our staff and faculty are here to help and show you the way. The whole process can feel overwhelming but that, too, is an important next step in your university experience.

Once again,...

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