Fri, 04/26/2019 - 11:01am
The Center for Applied Isotope Studies provides crucial research and analytical expertise in radiocarbon dating on campus and around the world. The commitment of its faculty, staff and students also stretches into helping young people think about science by bringing anthropology to life: [Former CAIS research scientist Alice Hunt] wanted a way to hook undergraduate students while teaching them the skills professors are looking for in their…
Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:59am
Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies Patricia Richards is known as a demanding instructor who dares her students to accept challenges that make them want to think on a level beyond a single course or grade: Fostering intellectual excitement in the classroom that inspires students, she helps build some of UGA’s most forward-thinking interdisciplinary programs. In addition to her joint appointment in the sociology department and the…
Tags: Department of Genetics, Skidaway Inst of Oceanography - Department of Marine Sciences
Wed, 08/03/2016 - 11:09am
Next week, incoming freshmen begin a new chapter in the momentous journey that has brought them to UGA. One of the great new experiences awaiting them on campus is the First-Year Odyssey seminar program: an exciting time to engage, experience and explore the opportunities available to you at the University of Georgia. The First-Year Odyssey seminars are designed to introduce you to the academic life of the University. These seminars will allow…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, critical thinking
Thu, 05/07/2015 - 11:18am
When UGA began working in earnest to set the stage to expand its engineering programs in the early 2000s, the goals and ambitions of the expansion were focused on new opportunities for students. Comprehensive engineering in a liberal arts environment is more than a catchphrase - it is a potential gateway to changing the nature of the engineering disciplines themselves: making engineering design solutions more responsive to and reflective of the…
Tags: The Georgia Review, Move-in, Department of Psychology, critical thinking, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, exercise
Thu, 06/26/2014 - 11:58am
Beginning a career after college is a constant topic of conversations on campus, and a Red & Black article today draws particular attention to the experience of several recent graduates and the seeming mis-match of aspirations and opportunities. More common than not and not a cause for alarm in and of itself, the chase for experience and urgency to begin a career after college present clues about some majors and areas of study that may be…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, LACSI, Demosthenian Hall, critical thinking