Happy Holidays

Posted 2 years 5 months ago

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences wishes you all the best this holiday season. See you in 2016!

Image: author photo, UGA North Campus in the rain, December 24, 2015.

Korea expert and faculty member retires

Posted 2 years 5 months ago
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Han S. Park, a pre-eminent scholar on global peace and a thought leader on the tense relationship between the U.S. and North Korea, retires at the end of 2015 after 45 years at UGA:

Park is the founding director of UGA's Center for the Study of Global Issues, which fosters educational and research activities focused on economic, political and sociocultural change and development occurring at the global level. His work as a peace scholar and activist has made Park a respected international arbitrator and humanitarian. 

His efforts have helped raise the profile of UGA's School...

2015 International Photo & Video Contest Entries

Posted 2 years 6 months ago
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Voting for the UGA Study Abroad People's Choice Award is open through Nov. 16. Your likes are your votes. Jessica Luton provides more details:

If you've got a few extra minutes in the coming days, take the time to flip through the Office of International Education’s photo contest. There are dozens of photos taken by and of UGA students in their travels around the world--either through one of the many study abroad programs offered or just as independent voyagers. The contest is in preparation for International Education Week, being held next Monday through Friday. Winners for...

Noted and Quoted, October 2015

Posted 2 years 6 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


Kudos, September 2015

Posted 2 years 8 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...