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News from the Chronicles - December 2021

Wed, 12/01/2021 - 11:33am
The students and faculty of Hugh Hodgson School of Music help us start the holiday season off right in Hodgson Hall with the return of the live Hodgson School of Music Annual Holiday Concerts. Audiences will be able to enjoy a wonderful evening of holiday classics and more to get into the spirit of the season, with performances by multiple ensembles. The concerts are part of the Thursday Scholarship Series and will take place Dec. 2nd and 3rd at…
Thu, 12/02/2021 - 11:15am
The University of Georgia held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the Interdisciplinary Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Research Complex on Tuesday, Nov. 30. The 100,000-square-foot I-STEM Research Building 1 features flexible, open lab spaces designed to promote collaboration and elevate UGA’s expanding lab-intensive research activities, particularly within the disciplines of chemistry,…
Fri, 12/03/2021 - 11:24am
An amazing year for the Dawgs continues this weekend with another giant-step, culmination, next-order-of-business with the conference championship game in Atlanta. The Red & Black sets the stage: This year’s edition of the Bulldogs and the Crimson Tide looks a little bit different than those in the past, as Smart and his team stand undefeated atop the nation’s polls and Nick Saban and Alabama play an unfamiliar underdog role. While there is…
Mon, 12/06/2021 - 9:50am
What started as a way to publicize the African Student Union in 1996 has become the longest-running show by the same host on WUGA-FM. Thanks to an enthusiastic audience, “African Perspectives” has been heard from car radios and throughout homes for 25 years. Host Akinloye Ojo, an associate professor in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences’ comparative literature department and the director of the African Studies Institute, has spent a…
Tue, 12/07/2021 - 10:26am
Franklin students, alumni, and faculty distinguish themselves and the University of Georgia, across campus and around the world with their efforts, awards, new books and successful businesses. A roundup of recent honors and accomplishments: David Richards, a doctoral candidate in the department of geology, received the Mark Dawkins Leadership Award, and Gabriel Smallwood, a senior history major from Savannah, were among six UGA students and four…
Wed, 12/08/2021 - 11:35am
From the "Great Resignation" to cryptocurrency, La Nina, zoom fatigue, and fungal blooms, Franklin College faculty offered expertise, scholarship, and opinion in media platforms across the world. A sample of recent reporting and stories from the month of November and early December: Cameras off can lessen fatigue – Kristen Shockley, associate professor of psychology, quoted by Sales and Marketing Why it’s time for the term “minority” to…
Thu, 12/09/2021 - 11:07am
A person with schizophrenia typically experiences more negative emotions and has more stressors than average. A new study by University of Georgia psychologists revealed a surprising finding that could help those who struggle with the illness: While people with schizophrenia tend to manage low-level negative emotions, they struggle to do so as those negative emotions increase. People regulate their emotions to get from one feeling to a more…
Fri, 12/10/2021 - 12:05pm
The literary, fine, and performing arts play a vital role in the cultural and academic life of the liberal arts learning environment, without which no major research university can be called comprehensive. And the symbiosis runs both ways – our arts programs flourish in this diverse environment as well, with a great melange of majors, schools, disciplines and pursuits to color and inform an audience of spectators, critics and participants alike…
Tue, 12/14/2021 - 3:05pm
The MFA Film program prepares students for careers in writing, directing, and producing by equipping them with a broad set of skills, connecting them with seasoned professionals, and giving them hands-on experience with Georgia’s multibillion-dollar film industry. With one year in Athens and the second year at Georgia's Trilith Studios, MFA students get the opportunity to create alongside – and learn from – the best: This fall, Shandra McDonald…
Fri, 12/17/2021 - 10:35am
The University of Georgia and the Franklin College welcome our newest alumni Dec. 17 as 1,888 undergraduates and 1,398 graduate students—a total of 3,286—have met requirements to walk in the university’s fall Commencement ceremonies: Both the undergraduate and graduate Commencement ceremonies will be held in Sanford Stadium. The undergraduate ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m., and the graduate ceremony will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are not…

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