Wed, 02/28/2018 - 10:50am
Ramsey Honors Scholar and biochemistry and molecular biology major Manasa Kadiyala’s passion is to help people achieve their goals as they strive to be the best version of themselves: If someone told me I would be able to do everything that I have done in my three years at the University of Georgia, I probably would have thought they were crazy. These past few years have changed my perception on life and shaped me to become the confident…
Tags: Book Sale, Ceremony, East Campus Deck
Mon, 02/19/2018 - 2:28pm
Foundation Fellow Sam Tingle has been able to learn around the world — from the South Pacific to Malaysia to the Greek Island of Lesvos — but has also immersed himself in academics and activities on campus: Current employment:  I am currently working with NASA doing research through a NASA DEVELOP node here at UGA. This semester, I am working on a team that is using imagery from NASA satellites to assess threats to river water quality and…
Tags: Four Towers Building, East Campus Deck, Book Sale
Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:19pm
Congratulations to the Franklin College students and alumni who were awarded Fulbright awards to research, study and teach abroad: 10 University of Georgia students and alumni were offered grants to take their research and teaching to a global level through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. This marks the fourth straight year-and eighth time in the past nine years-that UGA has achieved a double-digit number of Fulbright offers. Of the 10, six…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Office of Government Relations, East Campus Deck, Human Nature
Tue, 08/29/2017 - 2:07pm
Goldwater Scholar Mallory Harris (Mathematics and Computational Biology; Interdisciplinary Writing Certificate; Spanish Minor) selected UGA because it provides access to a “phenomenal education and enriching experiences": My most vivid memories from orientation weekend are of eating the best portobello burger I’ve ever had and my mom’s sobbing while standing in front of the other parents trying to videotape us calling the Dawgs. Since then, my…
Tags: Book Sale, Conner Hall, Science Olympiad at UGA, labor, Ceremony, Human Nature, East Campus Deck, resistance, Dance
Thu, 06/15/2017 - 10:19am
UGA Classics in Rome is currently underway under the direction of Professors Elena Bianchelli and Chris Gregg, a Mellon Professor of Classical Archaeology. Participants and professors live in a small family-run, centrally located hotel in Rome and in their six-week stay they become intimately connected with the city and the Italian life style. Classes are held every morning right in front of the monuments and they focus on the archaeology, the…
Tags: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, grants, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, East Campus Deck, medieval
Thu, 05/11/2017 - 3:24pm
From Britain to Beijing, from Rome to the Great Barrier Reef, UGA students are or will soon be setting off for study abroad programs around the globe in every imaginable discipline: The overall aim of the [UGA Maymester in Morocco] course is to introduce students to an in-depth and first-hand understanding of Islam and Islamic culture in Morocco, in particular to Sufism (which is currently undergoing a revival in Morocco), Moroccan Islamic music…
Tags: East Campus Deck, medieval, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Tue, 04/04/2017 - 11:05am
The Red & Black explores a program whereby Army ROTC students are paid to learn a foreign language and study abroad: The program outlines 10 different languages that are considered to be “critical languages” contracted cadets can take and receive a stipend for upon completion. “The army wants these students to have some sort of exposure [to the language] just for the potential of having that knowledge in the future where it could be…
Tags: Exhibit, University of Georgia Griffin Campus, Academic Calendar, East Campus Deck, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute
Mon, 03/06/2017 - 5:06pm
Each year, our students get one week away from campus during the Spring semester for some time away from classes. Many of our students choose to see the world this week, as that is just as important as an educational experience. For students who are currently traveling or studying abroad, the UGA Office of International Education is encouraging our educational travelers to share some of their experiences with us via social media. Using the…
Tags: East Campus Deck, Biological Sciences
Mon, 01/30/2017 - 11:09am
The need for graduates today to have international learning experiences – whether they are gained abroad or at home -- is clear and compelling. These experiences encourage critical and creative thinking; improve cross-cultural communication skills; and make students adept at living and working in diverse settings. Meaningful international experiences are also valued by prospective employers and increase the competitiveness of students entering…
Tags: Lecture, medieval, East Campus Deck, Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Dance
Tue, 01/03/2017 - 10:49am
Welcome back to all staff and faculty, as well as to the many students trickling back into town today and tomorrow. Happy New Year and best wishes for a great 2017. Study abroad is always top of mind as Spring semester begins - students, if you haven't discovered a program of interest for later this year, now is the time. There are many opportunities in the Franklin College and beyond.  One of UGA's flagship programs is the Cortona Study Abroad…
Tags: Driftmier Engineering Center, holiday, Office of the Vice President for Research, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, East Campus Deck, Denmark Hall
Thu, 12/22/2016 - 2:30pm
Through volunteer work and study abroad, Madison Miracle believes that medicine can be used as an agent of change and she’s already put that belief into practice. But that’s only the beginning for the senior majoring in biology and psychology: The summer after my sophomore year, I was awarded a scholarship from the Honors International Scholar Program to study abroad and volunteer in Peru. As a part of the UGA en España Peru Medical Maymester, I…
Tags: Book Sale, Conner Hall, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, East Campus Deck, music scene, History, Rhetoric
Tue, 12/20/2016 - 10:41am
Faculty member, leader and great friend of the University of Georgia, the Franklin College, and the Lamar Dodd School of Art Jack Kehoe passed away on December 16. From the Cortona Italy Alumni Association: “Jack” Kehoe, a native of Michigan, was recognized internationally as an extraordinarily talented artist, respected educator, and a true Renaissance man in every sense.  He was a wonderful father and devoted husband.  His dauntless character…
Tags: gown, Driftmier Engineering Center, East Campus Deck
Fri, 05/27/2016 - 10:45am
The first Portuguese program of its kind in the United States, the UGA Portuguese Flagship Program will receive approximately $3 million in additional funding from the U.S. Department of Defense's National Security Education Program to continue its mission: Students in the UGA Portuguese Flagship Program reach the highest levels of proficiency in Portuguese, a language growing in popularity and considered critical for U.S. interests. They then…
Tags: UGA Innovation Gateway, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, East Campus Deck
Tue, 01/19/2016 - 10:17am
If you know the Franklin College, you know we support and encourage student educational experiences abroad. To learn more about which international experience might be right for you, the Office of International Educational will host a Study Abroad Fair on Wednesday, January 20 at the Tate Center: Learn about different study abroad programs. Meet UGA students who have studied abroad. Talk with faculty directors and program representatives. Noon…
Tags: East Campus Deck, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, resistance, Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute, Theatre and Film Studies
Mon, 11/23/2015 - 11:04am
Franklin College double major Miller Singleton (biology & psychology) strives to make service and study abroad the hallmarks of her UGA experience: Since my freshman year, I have volunteered as a mentor with Shop with a Bulldawg, an organization whose mission is to serve Athens by bringing joy and hope to children during the holidays. I currently volunteer with Affinis Hospice in which I have the opportunity to serve as a companion and…
Tags: Book Sale, #UGA18, East Campus Deck, Conner Hall, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center
Mon, 11/16/2015 - 11:55am
Our hearts are heavy with grief following the horrible events in Paris on Friday. To keep up with developments, we recommend coverage by the New York Times and the French language daily, Libération. Of course, UGA operates a study abroad program in Paris. UGA à Paris offers a variety of courses from history to geography, communications studies to sociology and international affairs.  A joint Study Abroad program of the Department of Geography,…
Tags: East Campus Deck, James Cobb, kinetic energy
Fri, 11/13/2015 - 3:22pm
Rose George is an author and journalist. Her journalism has appeared in the Guardian, New York Times, London Review of Books, and many others. Next week offers a great opportunity for students to celebrate and take interest in all that UGA has to offer in terms of study abroad and other international education opportunities. “International Education Week gives us the opportunity to recognize and celebrate the role of international education in…
Tags: East Campus Deck, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, podcast
Wed, 07/08/2015 - 10:33am
UGA study abroad programs never cease to amaze. The Croatia program is a three-week Maymester in Croatia, one of the gems of Central Europe. Now in its 10th year, the program has had over 200 students visit the country. Croatia's rich culture coupled with crystal-clear sea, beautiful islands, countless beaches and harbors, unspoiled villages, mountains, vineyards, Roman ruins, medieval towns and baroque cities provide immersion in cultural…
Tags: East Campus Deck, Jambeck, Art, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Fri, 05/01/2015 - 12:02pm
• Chenee Tracey, a third-year Honors student and Foundation Fellow from Lawrenceville pursuing a combined bachelor's/master's degree in international affairs and international policy in SPIA, who was awarded a Boren Scholarship to study Portuguese in Florianopolis, Brazil, before beginning coursework at Universidade de Sao Paulo. Fantastic opportunies await these students and we take great pride in thier accomplishments. Even from that…
Tags: East Campus Deck, Department of Chemistry, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, giving
Mon, 01/05/2015 - 9:43am
It's never too early to start planning your Study Abroad experience, whether for this year or next. What opportunities are out there? Well, let's visit the Study Abroad Fair Jan. 14 from noon-5 p.m. in the Tate Student Center and find out: Students interested in studying abroad in the summer of 2015 will have the chance to explore multiple program options and learn about scholarship opportunities. More than 30 UGA faculty-led study abroad…
Tags: East Campus Deck, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Dance
Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:04am
In 1970, there were two study abroad programs at UGA - the Classics program in Rome and Lamar Dodd School of Art program in Cortona. Now, there are programs in [at least] 27 different locations around the world. Students can explore these opportunities for the next two days at the Study Abroad Fair in the Tate Center: Organized by the Office of International Education, the fair will feature opportunities for students to study, intern, travel or…
Tags: East Campus Deck, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 9:40am
Having spent some time recently with one of our terrific (and longest-running) study abroad programs, I can vouch for the impact they have on our students. The echo of these experiences reverberate back on campus, in our classrooms, in the lives of our students as they resume their studies back in Athens, and in the host countries and cities our programs call home (away from home). To get an even better idea of this multiverse of scholarly…
Tags: parade, East Campus Deck, VIDA, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Thu, 06/19/2014 - 9:38am
It is the time of year when so many of our students are expanding their academic horizons around the globe. From Costa Rica to Zanzibar, our classrooms are taking the shape of the world. Just yesterday, I ran into a colleague who had just returned from teaching in one of our programs and he was excited about maymester in Australia: The program begins with several days in Sydney, considered one of the world’s best cities to live and play, taking…
Tags: East Campus Deck, players, concert, Conner Hall, Franklin College
Wed, 05/28/2014 - 11:14am
The Gilman Scholarship - worth up to $5,000 to apply towards study abroad program costs and sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs - is a nationally competitive needs-based scholarship that aims to diversify the students who study abroad and the countries and regions where they go. 2014 saw a record number of UGA students awarded the scholarships, with 10 of the 14 from the Franklin College:…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, disability, East Campus Deck, resistance, CCRC
Mon, 05/19/2014 - 9:44am
The University of Georgia recently formalized an agreement with the University of Liverpool to further deepen ongoing collaborations between the two universities by specifying joint research activities, faculty and staff exchanges and graduate student exchanges: "The UGA-Liverpool partnership has developed over the past several years into a high-bandwidth relationship spanning multiple departments and colleges, and the University of Liverpool…
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