Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:34am
Five students from other colleges in the region spent July at UGA, living on campus and experiencing the work of professional historians firsthand. The new program, launched by the history department in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and funded entirely by donors, provided an opportunity to share UGA with these students and to build better relationships with their institutions. The focus of the History Fellows Summer Workshop was to…
Tags: History, Donors, Visitors, Fellows, Students, Research, Workshop
Fri, 07/06/2018 - 3:15pm
In this workshop hosted by the College of Education's Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, you will learn skills related to generating awareness of how to leverage privilege for social change, initiating courageous conversations and dialogues across differences, consciousness-raising in speaking up and disrupting patterns of oppression and sustaining social change strategies that are consistent and meaningful. This workshop counts toward…
Wed, 05/23/2018 - 4:25pm
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will be facilitiating a day-long workshop on trans-affirming practices for educators and helping professionals. In this training, participants will review foundational knowledge related to Trans-affirming terminology and best practices for creating an affirming environment for trans and non-binary students, clients, and colleagues within professions and the community. There are three modules in this…
Thu, 05/17/2018 - 4:53pm
We are pleased to announce the Second Southeast Quantum Computing Workshop, to be held at the University of Georgia, Athens, on May 18, 2018. The workshop will have APS-style talks and will cover all  aspects of quantum computing and quantum information science. To assure an informal and highly interactive setting, space is limited and pre-registration is required. Conference attendance is free. The workshop is hosted by the Center for…
Fri, 10/06/2017 - 4:57pm
Gen Mondrub will present a lecture on "Universal Compassion: Modern Buddhists and Altruism.” Mondrub is an American Buddhist Monk and has been the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center Georgia for many years. He has just recently returned from a 2 year retreat. Kadampa Meditation Center Georgia in Atlanta, is a Buddhist meditation center dedicated to the attainment of world peace by offering everyone the opportunity to develop lasting…
Mon, 06/12/2017 - 5:07pm
"Challenges and Approaches to Address Gender Inequality and Bias in Science: Achieving a More Diverse STEM Community," Semarhy Quinones-Soto, Franklin College Visiting Scholar and director of the Student Research Center at California State University, Sacramento. Workshop sponsored by The Franklin College of Inclusion & Diversity Leadership, the Department of Microbiology, the REU Site in Prokaryotic Biology (National Science Foundation),…
Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:35pm
Explore paintings featuring beautiful landscapes, flowers and birds in the exhibition “The Genius of Martin Johnson Heade,” then create a nature-inspired work of art in the Michael and Mary Erlanger Studio Classroom. Family Day programs are sponsored by Heyward Allen Motor Co., Inc., Heyward Allen Toyota and the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art.
Wed, 05/03/2017 - 5:19pm
Academy Award nominee Scott Hamilton Kennedy is a writer, director, producer, cameraman, and editor who has worked on everything from documentary and scripted films to commercials, motion capture animation, scripted and reality television. Kennedy will discuss strategies for effective public communication through storytelling. In addition to discussion of general strategies for impactful communication, the workshop will introduce participants to…
Wed, 04/12/2017 - 11:05am
It's recital time in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music - look at this calendar - and Thursday, April 13 presents three major performances among the many opportunities to enjoy great music from the Hugh. At 3:30 pm in Ramsey Hall is a Faculty/Guest Artist Recital featuring Laura Strickling, soprano & Liza Stepanova, piano  Guest soprano Laura Strickling and assistant professor of piano Liza Stepanova present a recital of European and American…
Tags: Ecology Annex, Workshop, Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, satellite cells, stem cells
Wed, 02/22/2017 - 4:08pm
In this workshop, Rachel Toor, a former acquisitions editor at Oxford and Duke University Presses and professor in the graduate creative writing program at Eastern Washington University, will describe the components of a book proposal. Participants are encouraged to come with an idea for a book, a draft of a proposal, or even a complete manuscript, and together will work through each section. At the end of the session, each member will have a…