November Faculty in the News

Here's a sampling of the many times Franklin College faculty members were quoted or mentioned in news articles around the world:

Bill Nelson, former UGA geneticist and biologist, named Oconee County’s Teacher of the Year, Athens Banner-Herald

Franklin professor and director of BHSI, Harry Dailey, receives $1.5 million grant to study anemia,...

CMS and GMOA open house, Saturday, Nov.10

The Community Music School in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, which offers musical instruction to people of all ages, will hold an open house tomorrow beginning at 10 a.m. at the School of Music.

and the Georgia Museum of Art will be holding a Family day just next door, beginning at the same time. Two good reasons to come out to the east campus arts complex for the morning, as the Spotlight on the Arts festival...

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.