UGA Research News

The UGA Office of the Vice President for Research has released the Spring 2012issue of Research magazine with several articles detailing the work of Franklin faculty, including:

  • Harry and Jane Willson Professor in the Humanities Bill Kretzschmar, on his work in language variations and complex systems.
  • Associate professor of psychology Adam Goodie on the nature of pathological gambling.
  • Responding to climate change as a research priority at UGA, featuring the work of climatologists Marshall Shepherd...

warming climate uneven, state by state

The NY Times Green blog has an interesting post on global warming trends, as illustrated by a nice interactive map produced by Climate Central.

Alongside overall warming trends, the maps show how some states are lagging in warming trends compared to others. Tthe reporter quotes UGA professor and director of the Atmospheric Sciences program, Marshall Shepherd, president-elect of the American Metoerological Society, on...

Atmospheric Sciences


The Franklin College is home to so many academic departments that we probably don't spend enough pixels talking about the many institutes, centers and programs also at the heart of student and faculty activity. I will attempt at least a partial remedy with periodic spotlights of our programs. Today: Atmospheric Sciences.

The University of Georgia’s Atmospheric Sciences Program...

Franklin College: Framework for the Future


From Interim Dean Hugh Ruppersburg: 


Dear members of the Franklin College community,

I am pleased to share with you the outcome of our year-long strategic planning initiative:  "Franklin College:  Framework for the Future" (framework.franklin.uga.edu).  As the front page indicates, this plan offers a statement of shared values and aspirations that emerged from discussions throughout the college community, and that will be informative for the future of the college.  I know incoming Dean Alan Dorsey will be...