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Thu, 04/02/2020 - 10:14am
In her 27-year UGA career, Thomas has distinguished herself as an outstanding classroom teacher, graduate student mentor, and researcher. Her work on the psychology of workplace diversity has gained national attention, and she is an elected fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, and the Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race. Thomas has also held several…
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, 11/08/2021 - 1:34pm
Mary Elizabeth Case was a founding member of the department of genetics at the University of Georgia in 1980. She remained an active participant in the department after her retirement as Professor Emerita. Case was born on December 10, 1925, in Crawfordville, Indiana. She received her B.A. in Biology from Maryville College in Tennessee and an M.A. in Botany from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She earned her doctorate from Yale…
Fri, 10/22/2021 - 2:45pm
On Oct. 15, the university drew the final 25 names in its vaccine drawing, selecting the last of the cash prize winners. The $100,000 incentive program was supported by the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III. The first 50 names were selected Sept. 15 and another 25 names were selected Sept. 30. More than 24,000 entries were submitted for the drawing, which was conducted by UGA’s Office of Institutional Research with results verified by…
Thu, 10/21/2021 - 11:47am
Join the student musicians of the Hodgson School on Thursday, October 21 for UGA Wind Ensemble’s second concert of the year in Hodgson Concert Hall. Led by Dr. Jaclyn Hartenberger, Interim Director of Bands, this program begins with Richard Strauss’s Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare, followed by the wind band classic Suite No. 1 in E-flat Major by Gustav Holst. Resident pianist Anatoly Sheludyakov performs as guest soloist on Igor Stravinsky’s…
Tue, 09/28/2021 - 10:35am
Double Dawg and triple Franklin degree holder Joshua Williams is finishing up the requirements for a master’s degree in communication studies. He followed two older sisters to the University of Georgia. When it came to pick a major, he was inspired by his sisters and his hardworking single mother to major in women’s studies. Next up, he’ll pursue a Ph.D. to “foster the next generation of interdisciplinary scholars.” Williams shares some terrific…
Fri, 09/17/2021 - 11:05am
The Franklin College Board of Advisors met in person on campus last week, and the college welcomed four new members to the board. The Franklin College is especially grateful for the support and guidance of our board, and it is a pleasure to welcome these extraordinary alumni and friends of the college to the group. The new members add a broad range of experience and expertise to a dedicated group with a vision for excellence in the arts and…
Tue, 09/14/2021 - 11:32am
The University of Georgia established the Women’s Leadership Fellows Program in 2015 to provide a selected group of current faculty and administrators with dedicated time to develop and hone leadership skills and gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities confronting research universities. The program specifically focuses on issues women face in academic administration. Throughout the year long program, the participants will…
Fri, 08/20/2021 - 3:10pm
The first week of classes wraps today and for many new students, the experience has already been overwhelming, a whirlwind of new activity, new people and... new assignments. As much as we can encourage all students about the importance of a strong start – get a jump on your reading, keep up and arrive everyday prepared for class – some current students offer thoughtful and empathetic advice that every student on campus can use: It’s OK if you…
Tue, 08/17/2021 - 1:09pm
Ten University of Georgia faculty and administrators from nine schools and colleges will attend monthly meetings to learn from senior administrators on campus as well as visiting speakers from academia, business and other fields as the 2021‑2022 class of Women’s Leadership Fellows. The program, created in 2015 as part of the university’s Women’s Leadership Initiative, is expanded this year to start in early fall and run through the spring…
Wed, 08/04/2021 - 11:30am
With a robust volume of orientation sessions underway for incoming first-year and transfer students across campus, UGA student affairs has rolled out a suite of new websites designed to facilitate and connect all of our students to the keys to good health and well-being on their journeys to success in the classroom and beyond. It is important to know what is available and where to go find help, care, and assistance when any of our students need…
Fri, 07/23/2021 - 1:29pm
The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences Homecoming Tailgate is scheduled for October 16, 2021.   UGA vs. Kentucky Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 Location: New College Lawn (located on North Campus between the Chapel and New College) Time: Tailgate will begin 3 hours prior to kickoff Catering: Saucehouse Barbeque $30 per person, $15 per child (ages 6-12), kids free under age 6.   *Each registration fee contains a $5 gift to the Franklin College of…
Wed, 07/21/2021 - 4:09pm
A towering figure in the school of art, UGA and the Athens community in the broadest sense, Wheatley Professor in Fine Arts Emeritus Art Rosenbaum will present a major series of paintings Adamham Town and The Grey Rabbit Trilogy, shown together for the first time, alongside more recent works. The exhibition will be on display from July 23 - August 19 and a reception will be held on Friday, July 23, 6-8p.m. Flagpole runs a lovely preview:…
Mon, 06/14/2021 - 4:03pm
UGA’s theatre program brought Caroline Caden to UGA. The senior from Marietta has performed, directed and stage managed productions from cabarets to “Young Frankenstein.” Caden, who has designed lights and worked on publicity for shows, performed in “Young Frankenstein” and “The Tall Girls” with UGA Theatre and in ABBAret cabaret, “Homecoming: A cabaret,” “Broadway Backwards” cabaret and “Homegrown” cabaret with Next Act, shares some details of…
Fri, 06/11/2021 - 1:57pm
Terrell Strayhorn has authored over 10 books, including College Students’ Sense of Belonging: A Key to Educational Success. Dr. Strayhorn will share his thoughts on creating a sense of belonging for students at UGA. This is virtual event is hosted by the Franklin College and the Mary Frances Early College of Education and sponsored by the New Approaches to Promote Diversity and Inclusion grant program. This event is open to all UGA students,…
Thu, 05/20/2021 - 11:37am
We love Clarke County schools and the close, collaborative nature with the university community of which they are in so many ways an important part. One new UGA program in particular helps Clarke County students develop leadership skills, career interests, and confidence as it paves the way for academic excellence. Since she was 2 years old, Tiffani Richardson has had her sights set on becoming a medical professional. Whether an obstetrician, a…
Thu, 05/13/2021 - 11:48am
Today is the day – and tomorrow, and Saturday! In an unusual turn consistent with this most unusual academic year, UGA will hold three undergraduate commencement ceremonies beginning tonight in Sanford Stadium. The Spring Graduate Commencement will held Friday at 10 a.m. in the stadium. Congratulations to every graduate at every level from every school and every college. Let the Chapel bell ring! Welcome to the many family members and friends on…
Wed, 04/21/2021 - 4:49pm
The Office of Instruction announced the Outstanding Academic Advisor Award recipients, which include Franklin College staff members Jennifer Patrick and Elizabeth Fuller. Elizabeth Fuller, Outstanding Professional Advisor, is known for her genuine and calm demeanor, which has served her well in her 16 years in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. She currently serves as the lead advisor for the Division of Biological Sciences, one of the…
Fri, 04/02/2021 - 3:40pm
The UGA Athletic Association is making a strong statement about vaccinations, working with the Georgia Department of Public Health to promote the increased availability of the COVID-19 vaccines in the state and encourage those that wish to receive it to make an appointment. This past Saturday, dozens of UGA Athletic Association coaches and staff members received their first dose: Among those that have now received at least one dose of the…
Mon, 03/15/2021 - 4:07pm
Arthur Miller has always enjoyed teaching other people and explaining things. An Honors student, Miller is studying biochemistry and molecular biology while also pursuing a master’s in comparative biomedical science through UGA’s Double Dawgs program. A pre-med student, Miller is narrowing down his selections to start medical school in the fall. A black belt and former state champion in Taekwondo, Miller is president and founder of the …
Fri, 03/12/2021 - 3:49pm
UGA is home to an artist with a gift for math and a heart for helping her fellow students. Meet Interior Design major in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, Maelyn Ehrman, who will start a position as an interior designer with Arcollab, a multi-disciplinary architecture and design firm in Athens after graduation in May:  Math can be frustrating, especially during a pandemic, but Maelyn Ehrman is here to help. “Math in general is a subject that can be…
Thu, 03/04/2021 - 1:17pm
Each year, UGA and the Franklin welcome hundreds of new transfer students to campus. Our Office of Student Academic Services and Transfer Academic Services provide on-boarding support and guidance for new students as they adjust to campus. Peer allies are also a vital component of helping students acclimate to the campus community, especially in such challenging times: Change can be nerve-wracking, especially for incoming college students. On…
Mon, 02/22/2021 - 12:06pm
The 60th anniversary of UGA's desegregation, our newest Gates Cambridge Scholar and welcome news from the National Academy of Engineering headline Franklin College kudos for February: J. Marshall Shepherd, the Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences, elected to the National Academy of Engineering –UGA Today Athens CEO, WGAU University of Georgia commemorates 60th anniversary of integration –WSB,…
Wed, 12/16/2020 - 11:23am
Graduates and their families, friends and Bulldogs worldwide are invited to gather online to welcome the University of Georgia’s newest alumni on Dec. 18 as 1,874 undergraduates and 2,526 graduate students—a total of 4,400—have met requirements to graduate: This virtual ceremony brought on by the novel coronavirus will integrate traditional ceremonial components, such as the singing of the national anthem, formal remarks by President Morehead…
Mon, 12/14/2020 - 1:02pm
The UGA Teaching Academy program brings together promising instructional faculty with experienced mentors across campus to promote excellence in the classroom. The Teaching Academy launched its 10th cohort of early-career fellows program in August: In addition to workshops with campus leaders, fellows participate monthly in small group sessions, led by mentors from the Teaching Academy, throughout the academic year. The Teaching Academy Fellows…

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