Wed, 05/03/2017 - 5:15pm
Laurie Reitsema, assistant professor of anthropology, will give a public lecture to share the osteological research that was conducted in 2016 with human remains from the Old Athens Cemetery.
Wed, 03/15/2017 - 5:27pm
“Unequal Colleges in the Age of Disparity,” Charles Clotfelter, Z. Smith Reynolds Professor of Public Policy Studies and Professor of Economics and Law at Duke University. A reception in the atrium will immediately follow his talk. For more information, visit: http://ihe.uga.edu/news-and-events/louise-mcbee-lectures/
Mon, 02/27/2017 - 7:24pm
"Diversity, Flexibility, and Instability: How the New Economy is Shaping Leadership Opportunities for Women" Presented by Christine L. Williams, Professor of Sociology and the Elsie and Stanley E. Adams, Sr. Centennial Professor in Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin.  She received her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley.  Her research focuses on gender, race, and class inequality in the workplace. …
Mon, 02/27/2017 - 5:41pm
The Institute for Women’s Studies has partnered with the Office of Institutional Diversity, the Institute for African American Studies, Franklin College, the Atlanta branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, and the Athens Area Black History Bowl, to bring Dr. Evelyn Higginbotham, Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University, to the University of Georgia as part of the Women’s…
Mon, 01/30/2017 - 11:09am
The need for graduates today to have international learning experiences – whether they are gained abroad or at home -- is clear and compelling. These experiences encourage critical and creative thinking; improve cross-cultural communication skills; and make students adept at living and working in diverse settings. Meaningful international experiences are also valued by prospective employers and increase the competitiveness of students entering…
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Wed, 01/25/2017 - 10:14am
The top finish at the Naval Academy represents the fourth tournament victory by the Georgia Debate Union in 2016-2017, following wins at Samford University, Liberty University, and the University of Miami. Image: Nathan Rice, left, and Johnnie Stupek. Photo courtesy of Hays Watson  
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Mon, 01/23/2017 - 5:08pm
Joycelyn Elders, Professor Emeritus at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine, will give the Mary Frances Early Lecture entitled “Bridging the Gap in Higher Education” April 5, 3 – 4 p.m.. The event will take place at the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium, Georgia Museum of Art with a reception to follow. Elders was the 15th Surgeon General of the United States, and the first African American and only the second woman to head the U.S. Public…
Mon, 01/23/2017 - 5:04pm
Barbara Grosz, Higgins Professor of Natural Sciences at Harvard University, will present a lecture entitled “Intelligent Systems: Design and Ethical Challenges” as the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar. The first woman president of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, Grosz specializes in natural language processing and multi-agent systems. She developed some of the earliest computer dialogue systems and established the…
Mon, 01/23/2017 - 5:02pm
George H. Nash, Senior Fellow at the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal, will present a lecture entitled “The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America.” Nash is the author of a foundational text on American conservatism and a three-volume biography of Herbert Hoover commissioned by the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association. His essays have appeared in numerous national publications including the American Spectator, Modern…
Mon, 01/23/2017 - 4:45pm
Deborah L. Birx, Ambassador-at-Large and the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy with the U.S. Department of State, will present a lecture entitled “The War Against AIDS, 35 Years and Counting: Are We There Yet?” The lecture is part of the Global Diseases: Voices from the Vanguard series, sponsored by the Knight Chair in Health and Medical Journalism and the Center for Tropical and Emerging…