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UGA and Athens, working well together

Posted 2 months 3 days ago
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Finding good internship opportunities is a focus for many UGA students, but the Clarke Central High School Odyssey news magazine features a story (and video) about the student-led Small Satellite Research Lab providing work-based interships for high school students.

The new issue of Odyssey also features a story on philosophy professor (and 2018 Democratic Congressional Candidate) Richard Winfield:

Although Winfield sees social mobility as unattainable for a lot of Americans, it is something he has experience with. Born in Queens, New York, Winfield’s parents were children of...

UGA-Minas Gerais partnership receives NAFSA 2018 Spotlight Award

Posted 2 months 5 days ago
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Building on interdisciplinary collaborations across campus made possible through the Portuguese Flagship Program, UGA is one of eight universities nationwide to be recognized for its exemplary international programs and partnerships by NAFSA, a nonprofit association dedicated to international education:

The university’s network of partnerships within the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais received NAFSA’s 2018 Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award, which is named after the late Illinois senator who was a strong advocate for international education and cross-cultural learning.

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UGA Theatre examines the Asian-American experience with BFE

Posted 2 months 1 week ago
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Beginning Tuesday March 20, UGA Theatre presents “BFE” by Julia Cho, directed by professor Farley Richmond:

Panny is an ordinary 14-year-old Korean American girl living in a typical suburb, but not everything is as idyllic as it first appears. Her low self esteem is exacerbated when her agoraphobic mother offers plastic surgery to soften her Asian features as a birthday present. Panny’s world constricts around itself, tightening with each passing moment, her only solace coming from a Korean pen pal and a potential romance on the other end of a misdialed phone call. While Panny...

Old College, new students, Spring Break 2018

Posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
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Thanks for the shoutout UGA, but of course the Franklin College has the largest enrollment at the university! We are the heart of UGA - the largest, oldest, most academically diverse college on campus. The arts, the [social, mathemical, physical, & biological] sciences, the humanities - it's all here and we provide the academic underpinning that supports all other schools and colleges. Franklin College students make every day a great day at UGA.

For the incoming freshmen of 2018 (Class of 2022!): Congratulations to all those who have early action admission. The regular decision...

2018 Lunar New Year Festival

Posted 2 months 3 weeks ago
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狗年大吉

We wish you luck in the Year of the Dog! 

The UGA Asian American Student Association invites guests to its annual Lunar New Year Festival. This year, 2018 brings in the Year of the Dog.

The Lunar New Year Festival ("Lunars") is an evening of exciting performances, ethnic food and lasting tradition. Happiness, prosperity and longevity to all.

And Happy Holi to all of our Hindu students, faculty and staff colleagues. The changing of the seasons is upon us.

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