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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, 09/24/2021 - 10:51am
On Tuesday, Sept. 21, the Franklin College celebrated staff excellence at the Innovation Hub on campus. The socially-distanced event was a nice opportunity to finally gather, in smaller groups than usual, to catch up and share an afternoon snack. Several of our colleagues picked up their awards and we are happy to return to a semblance of recognizing the staff excellence that keeps the Franklin College working at such a high level. A list of…
Mon, 09/13/2021 - 11:18am
In the post-pandemic world, a few things have become ubiquitous: masks, hand sanitizer and Zoom fatigue, or the feeling of being worn out after a long day of virtual meetings. But new research from a team led by University of Georgia psychologist Kristen Shockley suggests that it’s not the meetings causing the fatigue—it’s the camera. “We knew people had the perception that Zoom meetings were leading to fatigue, but we didn’t know what about…
Fri, 09/03/2021 - 12:36pm
Jennifer Adams recently joined the Franklin Works: Business Service Office leadership team as the Foundation Fund Management manager. Jennifer has been at UGA for just under six years. She started at the AU/UGA Medical Partnership and for the last two and a half years worked at Carl Vinson Institute of Government. Jennifer is an alumna of the University of Georgia with a Master of Public Administration. In her role as Foundation Fund Management…
Thu, 05/27/2021 - 2:37pm
As part of the ongoing Franklin Works Phase I: Business Services model re-alignment, the Town Hall and Advisory Committee meetings have been very helpful and informative for the entire process. In a continuation of efforts to share information, the project team asked the Department Head of Statistics, TN Sriram to share some perspective about their experience with the Franklin Business Services Office, and specifically the department's…
Mon, 09/14/2020 - 3:20pm
The UGA Graduate School magazine features one of our newest colleagues in the Franklin College Office of Student Academic Services and 2019 TEDxUGA Student Idea Showcase presenter Kestrina Shrestha, who took the TED stage with a black backpack that she had carried into the Annapurna Himalayas during an ambitious climb in December of 2017: Taking the stage at UGA’s Fine Arts Theater, Shrestha plunked down a large backpack. She lugged the pack for…

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