Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:59am
Awards season is always a time of celebration for the Franklin College, and we congratulate our colleagues (and students) on recent recognition, grants and professorships: Half of the six recipients of UGA’s highest recognition for excellence in instruction are from Franklin faculty members – Christine Alright from the department of Classics received the Russell Award for Excellence in Teaching – Athens CEO, UGA Today. Professor of sociology and…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Coordinator of Graduation Certification Office, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Statistics, Founders Memorial Garden, UGA Creative Writing Program
Tue, 02/27/2018 - 10:17am
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will present a Regional Application-Writing Workshop on February 28, 2018 at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education in Athens: The workshop is supported by the University of Georgia Office of Research and is hosted by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts and the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, in partnership with Georgia Humanities. Workshop activities include an…
Tags: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Odyssey, UGA Creative Writing Program, Coordinator of Graduation Certification Office, Human Nature
Tue, 10/24/2017 - 2:06pm
New research projects, diversity certificates and a musical premiere highlight accomplishments of faculty, students and staff during October. A sample: The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) awarded more than $9 million in grants to explore gaps in knowledge about antibiotic resistance and pilot innovative solutions in the healthcare, veterinary, and agriculture industries. Professor of plant biology and Franklin College associate dean Michelle…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, UGA Creative Writing Program, Meeting, Dawson Hall, indigenous culture, Department of Statistics, Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Four Towers Building, Senior Dean/Residential Dean of the FRC, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Ecology Annex
Mon, 08/29/2016 - 11:56am
The Franklin College is renowned for great students, faculty and staff and this summer has been full of great news, accomplishments and achievement. Here's just a sample: The entering UGA Class of 2020 is the most academically qualified in history and is the most diverse in university history. There are more than 5,400 students in the entering class. They have an average grade point average of 3.98 on a 5.0 scale. The average score on the SAT…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Coordinator of Graduation Certification Office, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Statistics, Meeting, UGA Creative Writing Program, Ceremony, Dawson Hall, education
Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:20am
... The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences' Benjamin Ehlers, an associate professor of history, and doctoral candidate David Thomson are collaborating with Stephen Kenny and Nicholas Fuqua at the University of Liverpool, England, to ­create a database and web portal for researchers and students to access data on pre-Civil War, trans-Atlantic shipping voyages. Researchers are developing the website that houses the data. They will recruit…
Tags: Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, Coordinator of Graduation Certification Office, Human Nature, Germanic and Slavic Studies, UGA Creative Writing Program, Campus Transit Facility, Conner Hall, UGA Innovation Gateway
Tue, 11/24/2015 - 11:34am
Faculty, staff and students excel in every area of endeavor on campus and (quite) beyond. A sampling of solid achievements by our colleagues shared over the last month: The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) Research Board announced awards of nearly $38 million to individuals and teams studying the effects of oil on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and public health. Among the awardees are professor and head of the department of marine…
Tags: Coordinator of Graduation Certification Office, Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Agriculture, UGA Creative Writing Program, Office of Institutional Diversity
Wed, 11/18/2015 - 10:41am
Of the $38 million recently awarded to study the effects of oil on the Gulf of Mexico, two marine sciences faculty members had seperate projects funded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative research board: “The Research Board was impressed with the quality of the 288 applications received,” said Dr. Rita Colwell, Chairman of the GoMRI Research Board. “As is our practice, all proposals underwent a rigorous merit review process like that used…
Tags: Institute of Bioinformatics, Coordinator of Graduation Certification Office, UGA Creative Writing Program, industry, Study Abroad
Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:10am
If you've noticed recent issues of Columns, you know that Franklin College faculty are among the recipients of this year's top university honors, awards and professorships. Here are some of those honors plus appearances and grants. Congratulations on all of these important professional accomplishments. Congratulations to Franklin College faculty members Jennifer Palmer (department of history) and Peter Jutras (Hugh Hodgson School of Music) who…
Tags: Meeting, Ceremony, Coordinator of Graduation Certification Office, UGA Creative Writing Program, Financial Planning Research Center, Institute for Higher Education
Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:55am
Franklin faculty and students continue to astound with extraordinary achievements and major contributions in scholarship, research and service. As sampling from the past month: Elizabeth Jean Reitz was among one hundred-sixty four influential artists, scientists, scholars, authors, and institutional leaders who were inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences at a ceremony in Cambridge on Saturday, October 11. Distinguished Research…
Tags: Coordinator of Graduation Certification Office, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Meeting, UGA Creative Writing Program, recitals
Tue, 10/07/2014 - 9:43am
Idea Lab Mini Grants has issued a Call for Proposalshttp://idealab.uga.edu Idea Lab is a UGA student organization committed to providing an open, interdisciplinary platform for engagement in arts. UGA students from all disciplines are invited to apply for funding up to $500 to support new creative and collaborative projects.  Selected projects will be assigned a mentor, receive regular feedback from Idea Lab members, and be featured during the…
Tags: equity, UGA Creative Writing Program, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Institute of Native American Studies, Assistant Dean for College Relations, Bulldog 100, Germanic and Slavic Studies