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News from the Chronicles - November 2023

In a world where immediate gratification often takes precedence, the concept of "treating yourself" has evolved into a call for indulgence and abundance. It's a phrase that frequently evokes images of overpriced lattes, impromptu shopping sprees, and the unceasing pursuit of fleeting pleasures. But is this culture of self-indulgence truly as innocent as it may seem? Researchers at the University of Georgia published a new paper examining the…
You are invited to the 2023 Franklin College of Arts and Science Homecoming Tailgate! Join Dean Anna Stenport on the New College Lawn outside New College for Flying Biscuit Cafe, beverages, and pre-game fun! Georgia v. Missouri Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023 12:30 p.m.   New College Lawn located between New College and the Chapel Register Now Please register to purchase tailgate tickets. The attending cost includes a catered lunch by Flying Biscuit…
A list of jobs that may be a good fit for humanities students (students majoring in Classics, Comparative Literature and Intercultural Studies, English, Germanic & Slavic Studies, History, Linguistics, Philosophy, Religion, and Romance Languages). All opportunities are listed newest to oldest.  If you would like to meet to talk about your application materials, email me for an appointment: cmlwhite@uga.edu Guest Services Assistant -…
The department of theatre and film studies and the Willson Center present an original performance presentation Favored by the Muses, the culmination of a year-long collaboration between UGA and TCU Humanities and Education programs that celebrates the literary and cultural legacy of America’s first published black female poet, Phillis Wheatley Peters(1753-1784), and the sesquicentennial of her collection, Poems on Various Subjects,…
Whether soothing, stirring, or inspirational, the power of music touches a boundless soul language in all of us – and probably more than a few animals, as well. Music as therapy in all its connotations logically follows the contours of this language. Music therapy as discipline and practice uses music to address conditions with few other avenues for treatment. The Hugh Hodgson School of Music music therapy program connects the power of music…
The African Studies Fall Lecture this afternoon is a prelude to next week's 8th Biennial International Conference on Africa and Its Diaspora (BICAID 2023) taking place from Wednesday, November 15 through Saturday, November 18, 2023 at the UGA Tate Center.  The theme for this year’s conference is Religion and Sustainable Socio-Cultural and Economic Development within the 21st Century in Africa and Its Diaspora.  This year’s…
Ezi Ononuju is a third-year student from Alpharetta, Georgia, majoring in computer science and pursuing a certificate in urban and metropolitan studies. He’s also an interdisciplinary artist who is seeking a new way of understanding our constantly changing world.  “On a personal level, my goal in life is to be as capable a person as I can be,” Ononuju said. “I want to create and have the confidence and wherewithal to do so with reckless…
UGA Russian and International Affairs major Mariah Cady, with minors in geography and German, has been named a 2024 Rhodes Scholar. The oldest and most celebrated international fellowship award in the world, the Rhodes Scholarship allows winners to pursue courses of study as graduate students at the University of Oxford. Cady's Franklin connections run deep and also include the Institute for Native American Studies and the department of…
Sybilla Beckmann, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus, will receive the 2024 American Mathematical Society Award for Impact on Teaching and Learning of Mathematics. The $1,000 award is presented annually by the American Mathematical Society to a mathematician (or group of mathematicians) for significant contributions of lasting value to mathematics education. “Beckmann is nationally recognized for her seminal…
Greg H. Robinson, UGA Foundation Distinguished Professor of Chemistry in the Franklin College of Arts and Science, was awarded the 2023 faculty Blue Key Service Award at the university’s annual Tucker Dorsey Blue Key Alumni Banquet on Nov. 10 at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel.  The Blue Key Honor Society is a national organization whose members are committed to leadership in student life, high…

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