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, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Statistics, Career Center, Founders Memorial Garden, UGA Creative Writing Program
Thu, 02/22/2018 - 3:03pm
Accomplishments of note by students, faculty, staff and alumni over the past month include: 31 Franklin College alumni were recognized this year in the 2018 class of the Bulldog 100 fastest growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni The student-led UGA Small Satellite Research Laboratory is one of two projects chosen by the United States Air Force to build and launch satellites into space Inside the “Blue Planet II” dive into the deep…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Environmental Health Sciences, service-learning, commensality, Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, Human Nature, semester, conjugal life, Founders Memorial Garden
Fri, 08/07/2015 - 10:44am
UGA gymnast and Franklin College triple major Lindsey Cheek sets the bar for "Amazing Student" somewhere out near the Gama Quadrant: I didn’t start college like the normal student. I graduated high school in December and immediately joined the gymnastics team.  When the spring semester began in January I was competing on three events when I should have been a senior in high school. During that season I was named freshman of the week once, and…
Tags: Book Sale, Department of Dance, Founders Memorial Garden, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, Conner Hall, applications
Mon, 06/03/2013 - 10:37am
It's easy to find news stories and analyses that feature the conflicts between athletics and academics on campus. Especially at big state universities where sports fuel a level of revenue and enthusiasm otherwise unknown on the quad, academics can be perceived as a second class pursuit even when they are our very reason to be. The UGA Athletic Association has taken steps over the years to re-enforce the teaching and research missions of the…
Tags: Food Process Research and Development Laboratory, Founders Memorial Garden, Fellows, Mathew Hauer
Tue, 01/17/2012 - 10:40am
As the NCAA meets in Indianapolis this week to discuss some of the most pressing issues facing collegiate athletics, it's a good time to contemplate the role of sports of in society. Not suprisingly, it's a question that goes back to Plato: Sports are many things, and one of those things is an imitation of heroic culture. They mimic the martial world; they fabricate the condition of war. (Boxing doesn't fabricate war; it is war, and, to my mind…
Tags: Foley Field, Food Process Research and Development Laboratory, Food Science Building, Founders Memorial Garden