With our own Georgia Bulldogs getting ready for the SEC Championship game this week against Alabama, it's worthwhile to mention one of the issues related to the excitement and the game. In an essay describing a plan to let college athletes major in sports, FSU psychology professor emeritus David Pargman brings up an interesting analogy in the Chronicle of Higher Education:...
Sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt-the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 92,000 individuals lost to AIDS-will be on view through Dec. 4 at the University of Georgia Gwinnett Campus in Lawrenceville.
The quilt display is hosted by the UGA department of student affairs for...
The fall 2012 issue of the ugaresearch magazine is out, and available online. It features some great stories on Franklin College faculty, including geography professor Steven Holloway and whole section devoted to the Civil War, with a focus on books by history facuty members Stephen Berry, John Inscoe and a forthcoming work by Kathleen Clark.
Great work all around.
It looks to be a fun week on campus, as the 'dogs, lead by psychology graduate student and QB Aaron Murray and communication studies major and cornerback Sanders Commings, get ready to take on Alabama for the SEC Championship and who-knows-what-else if they win that one.
One game at a time - and it took a lot of work just to get to this next one. Best of luck.
Image: QB Murray in 2011, US Presswire.
And with that, the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences wishes you a very happy Thanksgiving. see you next week.
Public domain image by Frances Brundage used as a postcard in 1913.