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Tue, 03/05/2019 - 3:59pm
Mallory Harris has been named UGA’s first Knight-Hennessy Scholar. The international graduate-level program provides full funding for students as they pursue studies at Stanford University: Established in 2016, the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program funds graduate studies ranging from medicine to law to doctoral programs as well as joint- and dual-degrees. The 2019 cohort—the second cohort of scholars—includes 68 students. They were chosen from 4,…
Thu, 01/03/2019 - 2:57pm
UGA alumna Betsy Fretwell AB ’89, MPA ’91 provides an inspiring example of impact, intuition and service: As part of her high school’s Government for a Day program, Fretwell fatefully pulled the position of city manager from a hat. After a day spent in a position she had never even heard of, playing pretend for her city government, a seed was planted in her mind. Fretwell didn’t always intend to join the public service arena. Entering UGA as a…
Thu, 07/12/2018 - 4:05pm
Chief communications officer of the State Road and Tollway Authority, Ericka Davis, Ph.D. (AB ’93) has a passion for public service and for discovering new ways to strengthen UGA: As a former UGA orientation leader and recruiter for students from underrepresented populations for the university, Ericka Davis, Ph.D. (AB ’93) describes the feeling of joining the UGA Black Alumni Leadership Council “like putting on a warm pair of slippers.” She…
Thu, 02/11/2016 - 10:43am
"So many people and so many messages," wrote the critic Robert Hughes about Hanover-based Dadaist Kurt Schwitters' 'Merz' works. From Picabia's fascination with machines to Duchamp's cajoling ridicule of art world norms, it's true that many still grapple with the implications of the Dada movement. It has certainly reeked its share of havoc with Post-Art art makers and thinkers, much less the innocents who encounter these works. English professer…
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 11:19am
DADA was a between-the-world-wars movement that is either responsible for or guilty of many of the art 'isms' that would decorate the twentieth century, depending on one's view about that history. Helen S. Lanier Distinguished Professor of English Jed Rasula has a new book out on the subject of DADA, recently reviewed in The Economist and the Los Angeles Times: When telling a story of individuals as incandescent as the Dadaists, it’s easy to…

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