Fri, 09/09/2016 - 10:43am
For St. Simons Island native Jonah Driggers, the ecology of the small island community has instilled a sense of mission that has been shaped by his UGA experiences: Although I began my freshman year with vague intentions of pursuing a career in business, I always harbored a love of the outdoors that was developed over years of Scouting and working in the garden with my dad. Experiences made possible through the Foundation Fellowship, like taking…
Tags: Book Sale, Four Towers Building, Performance, Leadership and Major Gifts, Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Coliseum Training Facility
Mon, 05/23/2016 - 10:59am
Jill Anderson, an assistant professor of genetics, has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation Early Career Development Program to study the effects of climate change on plants. Among the NSF's most prestigious, CAREER awards support junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholar and the integration of education and research: Anderson's project tests whether plants will be able to survive on a warming planet…
Tags: Assistant Dean and IT Executive Director, education, Coordinator of Graduation Certification Office, Coliseum Training Facility, Human Nature, Performance
Fri, 04/01/2016 - 3:36pm
The 2016 Spring Dance Concert "Repertory in (Re)Search" will be presented by the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences department of dance. Also to be April 8-9 at 8 p.m. and April 10 at 2:30 p.m. The concert will feature repertory pieces that are meant to reflect the kind of moving research that elevates the performing arts, as dance intersects with technology, gender, somatics and aesthetics. "Repertory in Re(Search)" brings together faculty,…
Wed, 03/30/2016 - 4:56pm
Since the early 1990s when the group first achieved national television fame on PBS's "Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?," Rockapella has toured the globe and provided a funky soundtrack to generations of vocal music fans.  With buckets of original pop songs and contemporary revisions of Motown and soul classics, Rockapella has always been the group to watch.  $25-$40 Sponsored by: Performing Arts Center Contact: Performing Arts Center 706-…
Mon, 03/28/2016 - 4:56pm
Sponsored by: Terry College of Business Contact: Kelly Durkin 706-542-9164 The top teams will compete in front of a live audience and panel of judges for a winner takes all cash prize of $10,000.  This year's competition will be open to student start-up teams from all over the country. 
Tue, 02/16/2016 - 5:17pm
THE MANDRAKE Fine Arts Building Cellar Theatre (Room 55) Written by Niccolo Machiavelli. Directed by T. Anthony Marotta. University Theatre Mainstage The Mandrake is a deliciously wicked comedy by the great Italian political philosopher Machiavelli, whose name is synonymous with political intrigue and manipulation, and the famous credo that "the end justifies the means." It vividly depicts a series of characters who are quick to compromise…
Mon, 02/15/2016 - 2:02pm
CORE Concert Contemporary and Aerial Dance Company will present its annual spring performance. The performance will include the premiere of several new contemporary and aerial arts pieces, a guest performance by members of the Compañía Nacional de Danza Costa Rica and several repertory performances. Also to be held Feb. 25-27 at 8 p.m. The concert will open with a series of repertory pieces created by Bala Sarasvati, which demonstrates an array…
Wed, 02/10/2016 - 6:03pm
An evening of performance and scholarship in celebration of the centennial year of Dada and experimental art for all time. Presented by Ideas for Creative Exploration and the Helen S. Lanier Chair of the Department of English at UGA. To include a performance by visiting artist Luciano Chessa, re-enactments by students in music and theatre and film studies and a presentation by Jed Rasula, author of “Destruction Was My Beatrice,” the globe-…
Wed, 02/10/2016 - 2:58pm
The UGA Opera Theatre’s spring production presents a world-famous opera at, perhaps, the most appropriate time of year: Mozart’s classic love story, “Così fan Tutte.” The opera will be performed in the UGA Fine Arts Theatre on February 12 and 13 at 8 p.m. and February 14 at 3 p.m. “This is the perfect Valentine’s Day treat,” said Frederick Burchinal, director of the UGA Opera Theatre. “This opera—also called The School of Lovers—is filled with…
Tue, 01/19/2016 - 5:06pm
Also to be performed Jan. 26 at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. The Second City is heading back to UGA.When The Second City opened its doors on a snowy Chicago night in December of 1959, no one could have guessed that this small cabaret theatre would become the most influential and prolific comedy theatre in the world. The list of Second City’s illustrious alumni includes Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Mike Myers, John Belushi, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Jason…