New Microbiology faculty members

The Franklin College’s Department of Microbiology recently hired two senior faculty members, both of whom bring an impressive record of research and teaching to UGA.

Jorge C. Escalante-Semerena comes to UGA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his work focuses on a number of areas that impact human health. Among his interests are the use of vitamin B12 derivatives for cancer therapy and the modification of bacterial proteins to study aging.jorge.jpg


Continuing Education


Our news director, Sam Fahmy, sat down with new Franklin College dean Alan Dorsey for an article published in this week's Columns. Here is Sam's article in full.



“Continuing Education”

Alan T. Dorsey takes the helm of the university’s oldest, largest and most academically diverse college


By Sam Fahmy

When Alan T. Dorsey became dean of the Franklin College of Arts and...

Faculty artwork by Thom Houser

As I mentioned yesterday, the recent installation by Lamar Dodd School of Art Interior Design professor Thom Houser was a real knockout, and fortunately we were able to talk about it while the show was up.