Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:07am
There is perhaps no more-vital component in the Franklin College than our Office of Information Technology. Our colleagues in IT keep us connected to each other and the outside world, providing our students, faculty, researchers and staff the resources required for practically every activity at the university. We asked a group of colleagues in IT leadership in Franklin College to reflect on the centennial of women at UGA in the context working…
Mon, 05/14/2018 - 11:16am
In the modern workplace, writing skills are more important than ever. From a study of millions of U.S. job advertisements, Burning Glass Technologies found, “Clear communication, particularly writing, is at a premium in nearly every occupation." Research by Hart Research Associates on employer priorities also found written communication to be highly valued; 82% of employers rated writing as an important skill for new graduates (2015). UGA's…
Tags: LACSI, Geography, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Tue, 04/01/2014 - 9:23am
Computer viruses and malware are no joke - today or any other day. Viruses routinely result in billions of dollars of lost productivity and lost network operation time. Today and tomorrow, our own Office of Information Technology, partnering with EITS, will offer free laptop security check ups for the university community: Two departments at the University of Georgia will host the spring Computer Health and Security Fair April 1-2, from 10 a.m.…
Tags: Chapel, project, orbit, employment, CO2
Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:30pm
Our reliance on technology, hardware and software, seems beyond complete at this point. A contradiction maybe, but it illustrates the continual pressure under which a discipline like computer science operates - educating people in an always-expanding range of scientific and practical paradigms in computation and its applications. One of the 30 departments in the Franklin College, Computer Science is a robust unit that serves a variety of…
Tags: skills, employment, Institute for African American Studies, Office of Development and Alumni Relations