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Special Collections Libraries Faculty Fellows

Posted 6 months 1 week ago
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Twelve University of Georgia faculty committed to developing new courses using the University’s archival material have been named Special Collections Libraries Faculty Fellows:

[The] Program provides instructional support and a $2000 financial stipend to faculty who wish to develop new courses or redesign existing courses to make significant use of the collections and resources of the University of Georgia’s three special collections libraries: the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, and the Walter J. Brown...

UGA CubeSat one step closer to space

Posted 6 months 3 weeks ago
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Great news from NASA for students and faculty working diligently to design and build UGA's first satellite:

The University of Georgia CubeSat project is among 34 small satellites selected by NASA to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard missions planned to launch in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

The UGA project, led by a team of undergraduate students and including faculty from the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering, performs multispectral analysis from low Earth orbit, in this case an altitude of 400 kilometers.

"When our project was selected in...

CORE Concert: 'A World of Difference'

Posted 7 months 1 day ago
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This week, the dance department's CORE Concert Contemporary and Aerial Dance Company will present its annual 2017 season performance Feb. 22-25 at 8 p.m. at the New Dance Theatre in the dance building. The company will premiere "A World of Difference," a 65-minute nonstop aerial dance and multimedia performance:

The concert consists of juxtaposed abstract and dramatic sequences immersed in a surreal aural and visual landscape created through interactive film animation. Performers will exhibit technical aerial abilities on the silks, slings, lyra, trapeze and bungee. 

"We...

Teaching Free Speech

Posted 7 months 4 days ago
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Expression on campus and anywhere in the public sphere has gained renewed urgency - understanding it, championing it, responding to it. A Chronicle of Higher Education writer weighs in with an important point - College Is Too Late to Teach Free Speech:

How do young adults arrive on campus with so little appreciation of free expression and the First Amendment? But the better question is: How could they have gained such an appreciation when their previous schooling did nothing to instill it and a lot to undermine it? Worse still, most colleges do little, if anything, to remedy that...

Cinema Politique

Posted 7 months 1 week ago
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International affairs touch many Franklin College departments, majors and programs, and our majors inform international programs beyond Franklin as well. From business to agriculture and SPIA, a globally-minded educational experience is grounded in the liberal arts. A new flm series beginning a trial run at UGA this semester, Cinema Politique, which aims to introduce and discuss international and national political developments on the basis of documentaries and movies, underscores these important cross-connections on campus - and beyond:

Led by Cas Mudde of the School of Public and...

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