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Noted and Quoted, October 2015

Posted 2 years 3 months ago
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Franklin faculty engagement and the impact of public scholarship on policy debates to understanding the news takes shape in media around the world. A sample from the month of October:

Evidence of water found on Mars, reports the Athens Banner-Herald. Monday’s announcement by NASA “provides a more concrete result on such a claim based on the most recent Mars mission data,” said Inseok Song, associate professor of astronomy

New research from Joshua Miller in the department of psychology finds lower empathy among those with borderline personality disorder – R&B

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Kudos, September 2015

Posted 2 years 4 months ago
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Great work and career accomplishments by Franklin College faculty and alumni were celebrated widely in September. Here are just a few:

Four UGA faculty members, including professor of genetics Jessica Kissinger and Franklin College associate dean Kecia Thomas were selected as the university's 2015-2016 SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows. Created by the Southeastern Conference in 2008, the fellowship program seeks to identify, prepare and advance academic leaders for roles within SEC institutions and beyond. The participants will work with senior administrators at...

Hunker Down with Housing

Posted 2 years 7 months ago
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Yes, move-in day is only a few short weeks away, and our friends at University Housing are looking for volunteers to streamline the move-in process for students and their families.

University Housing will welcome all new and returning students to Athens on Tuesday, August 11, and Wednesday, August 12, during Hunker Down with Housing.

Volunteers from the community, students and all university staff are invited to help welcome approximately 8,000 new and returning students and parents during the first two days of move in. Volunteers are essential to the continued...

UGA in LA

Posted 2 years 7 months ago
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Our California-based alums, and we have a lot of them, are in the spotlight this week as the university holds alumni events in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Today, it's LA:

Alumni, friends and parents are invited to join President Morehead and others including faculty and staff from Franklin at a reception at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills, details at the link. Should be fun. And the S.F. on Thursday. The Arch stretches across the country, and the G is everywhere you are, y'all

 

 

Athfest 2015

Posted 2 years 7 months ago
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One of the many reasons we love the symbiotic relations between town and gown, music and the university go together like UGA and Athens, GA and there is no better example than ATHfest:

AthFest is a multi-day music and arts festival in downtown Athens, GA that showcases local, regional, and national musical talent. The festival includes three outdoor stages, an artist market, a two-night Club Crawl in more than 10 venues, and a three-day KidsFest celebration. And all proceeds directly benefit AthFest Educates.

Since 2009, AthFest Educates, an Athens-based nonprofit, has...

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