Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:02pm
Awards season celebrates many of our best and the accolades continue for Franklin College faculty and students. Among the many honors, inductions and elections: Janet Westpheling, professor of genetics in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, is president-electof the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. SIMB is a nonprofit, international association dedicated to the advancement of microbiological sciences, especially as…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Lecture, Ceremony, Skidaway Inst of Oceanography - Department of Marine Sciences, Human Nature
Fri, 04/20/2018 - 4:48pm
This spring join the Richard B. Russell Library for Civic Knowledge, Civic Power, a weekly lunch and learn series focused on developing a better understanding of Congress. On April 24, Michael Lynch and Anthony Madonna from the UGA Department of Political Science will speak about polarization in Congress. Attendees are encouraged to bring a bag lunch; coffee and dessert will be provided.
Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:20am
The Franklin College is home to two of the three 2018 Josiah Meigs Teaching Professors, profiled in the Honors & Awards issue of Columns. One of three is photography professor Michael Marshall: Michael Marshall believes that artists should have a role in facilitating change and shaping the world around them. He has put that philosophy into practice and guides others to do the same. “Change can be difficult, and I am consistently impressed…
Tags: Lecture, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Wed, 04/18/2018 - 4:46pm
The Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development is excited to announce local artist Didi Dunphy as our 2018 Annual E. Paul Torrance Lecturer! "Art is a Verb, So Let's Do It,"  Didi Dunphy, former visiting scholar and professor in the contemporary and digital media arts at UGA's Lamar Dodd School of Art who works as an independent curator in partnership with regional art museums.  In this lecture, she will discuss her arts engagement…
Wed, 04/18/2018 - 4:44pm
Microbiology Seminar: “Ecological Dynamics of Wild Microbiomes,” Dr. Ashley Shade, Departments of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics; Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Michigan State University
Mon, 04/16/2018 - 5:27pm
“My Russian Rooms,” Juan Pablo Molyneux. interior designer. A committed classicist, Molyneux creates spirited interiors that are rooted in history without being historical recreations. Residential projects of note include the restoration of the early-12th-century Château de Pouy-sur-Vannes in Bourgogne, the 17th-century Hotel Claude Passart in Paris and a royal palace and gardens in Qatar. His work has been published in Architectural Digest and…
Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:08pm
Laurel Hiatt, a third-year Honors student from Dahlonega majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology and Spanish, was one of 59 undergraduates from across the nation to be named a 2018 Truman Scholar, a highly competitive graduate scholarship program for aspiring public service leaders in the U.S.: Truman Scholarship recipients receive $30,000 toward graduate school and have the opportunity to participate in professional development to help…
Tags: #frcnewmembers, Science Olympiad at UGA, #UGA18, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Lecture
Thu, 04/12/2018 - 10:03am
  UGA students are gathering Thursday at Tate Plaza from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Thank A Donor Day to show their appreciation for support of alumni and friends. At this celebration, students will have creative opportunities to thank those donors who have enriched their experiences at UGA. There will be prizes, photos with Hairy Dawg, music and more. It's another beautiful spring day on campus. Our students make it all the better by spending a few…
Tags: justice, Lecture, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Dance
Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:58pm
"Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault: How Should We Respond to 'Me, Too?'” Dr. Katie Hein, Health Promotion and Behavior
Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:46pm
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series, "Who Opened the U.S.-Mexican Border?," features Cindy Hahamovitch. Hahamovitch is the author of two books: The Fruits of Their Labor: Atlantic Coast Farmworkers and the Making of Migrant Poverty, 1870-1945 (1997) and the triple prize-winning No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor (2011). She teaches courses on U.S.…