Amazing student (and faculty!)

Junior Eva Berlin is currently the featured Amazing Student on the UGA homepage. A double major in art history and romance languages, read why Berlin is another amazing Franklin College student.

And the current Focus on the Faculty profile features our own Jean Martin-Williams. Director of the horn studio in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music and director of the Lilly Teaching Fellows program, you can read how and why Dr. Martin-Williams...

New psychology paper identifies keys to self-control

Franklin College professor of psychology Leonard Martin tested student's capacity for self-control using some simple tools, and the fascinating results are part of a newly published study:

participants performed what is known as the Stroop task where they were asked to identify the color of various words flashed on a screen, which spell out the names of other colors. The Stroop task's goal is to turn off the student's tendency to read the words and instead see the colors.


4th Annual Ljungdahl Lecture features JPL's Russell

Russell headshot, with ferns.Outstanding UGA research scientist and teacher Lars Ljungdahl, Georgia Power Professor of Biotechnology, has long been a powerful creative force on our campus. Along with his late wife Despy Karlas (professor of piano in the Hodgson School of Music), Ljundahl has also been a longterm patron of the arts.

Election Night: Carmina Burana

brown statue flyerFirst things, first. While the votes are being tallied, come on out to the Performing Arts Center and Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall at 8 p.m. as the Hodgson School of Music presents one of the great masterworks for orchestra and chorus, Carl Orff's Carmina Burana: