writing

Nina Goodall AB '17: writing art history

Posted 4 weeks 3 hours ago
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After graduating, Dodd alumna Nina Goodall earned a prestigious fellowship at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, where she wrote the historical materials for an upcoming exhibition highlighting French painter Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot:

“Corot: Women,” an exhibition highlighting the work of the 19th century French painter Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot opens for a nearly four-month run at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

Nina Goodall AB ’17 wrote the book on it.

Her work makes up the exhibition historical materials that will appear online and as...

WIP brings elementary students to campus

Posted 1 year 2 months ago
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The Writing Intensive Program in the department of English is providing a set of transformative experiences for young students this summer, where the tangible benefts of writing well become their own reward:

The students from Cleveland Road Elementary School wove tall tales of unicorns and beds that transform into sports cars when they visited UGA recently.

Their fantasies could have tangible benefits in years to come, said Madison Garrett, a UGA senior and an intern in the UGA Department of English Writing Intensive Program, who has been working with the fourth- and fifth-...

WIP call for proposals

Posted 1 year 5 months ago
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The Franklin College Writing Intensive Program develops courses to provide students with writing opportunities and instruction beyond the First-year Composition experience aimed at improving the nature and quality of the undergraduate academic experience at UGA. This is accomplished in several ways but one of the most important is facuty-driven input on courses and skills most urgently needed. To that end, the WIP has an open call for proposals from Arts and Sciences faculty in all disciplines for innovative undergraduate courses that encourage writing. Faculty submitting successful...

WRITE@UGA 2017

Posted 1 year 6 months ago
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Beginning Feb. 13, the Writing Intensive Program and Center for Teaching and Learning present a series of workshops, exhibitions and opportunities that put the spotlight on writing - the annual Write @ UGA Celebration and Showcase of Writing:

writing is an integral part of a well rounded academic experience, no matter the background, no matter the degree. That principle has led to the creation of numerous initiatives, courses, programs and scholarships that deal extensively with writing. Best of all, these programs exist within and across nearly EVERY branch of the University. So,...

UGA civil engineering program gains accreditation

Posted 1 year 11 months ago
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Though its presence at UGA goes back to the 19th century, civil engineering at the university entered another new era with its initial ABET accreditation announced this week:

As part of the evaluation, the commission used detailed criteria to analyze student performance and outcomes, curriculum requirements and program educational objectives, faculty competency and facilities.

In its final report, ABET listed an emphasis on written and oral communications skills and the interdisciplinary nature of academic programs as institutional strengths of the college.

"Few, if...

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