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Mon, 06/13/2022 - 9:53am
Fausto O. Sarmiento, professor of mountain science and director of the Neotropical Montology Collaboratory in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences’ geography department, has received a Fulbright U.S. Global Scholar award to Austria, Japan and Chile. The U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced that Sarmiento will research and lecture at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Mountain Research of the…
Wed, 03/30/2022 - 3:00pm
Jessica Kissinger is using her expertise in biology and big data to help other scientists. Today, the University of Georgia professor not only studies deadly pathogens like malaria and Cryptosporidium (a waterborne parasite), but also is a driving force behind worldwide, groundbreaking collaborations on novel databases. During her time at UGA, she has received nearly $40 million in federal and private grants and contracts. These databases can…
Tue, 05/04/2021 - 11:59am
Truly an April to remember for the Franklin College and the University of Georgia, with our three new National Academy of Sciences members announced. Details below on those and other extraordinary achievements across the college for faculty, students, staff and alumni. We also want to include a special note of thanks and congratulations to our 14 graduating Franklin College Student Ambassadors – we are honored by your efforts and dedication.…
Mon, 09/09/2019 - 1:05pm
12 UGA students and recent alumni have been selected to receive international travel-study grants offered through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the sixth straight year—and 10th time in the past 11 years—that UGA has received 10 or more offers. Of the 12, nine were able to take advantage of the opportunity. Four received academic and arts grants, and five will be teaching English. Eight are students or alumni with Franklin College degrees:…
Fri, 09/14/2018 - 11:23am
The University of Georgia once again hit double digits in the number of international travel-study grants offered to its students and recent alumni through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. With 18 students selected, this marks the fifth straight year—and ninth time in the past 10 years—that UGA has received 10 or more offers. Of the 15 students and alumni who will be able to participate, four of the six academic and arts grants went to…
Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:23pm
Great diversity of subjects, opinions, expertise and sources in this month's round-up faculty, students and alumni appearing in the media: Can narcissists actually change their ways? We asked the experts – professor of psychology  Keith Campbell quoted in Huffington Post Researchers receive $10M to create computational and informatics tools for glycoscience – project co-led by Professor of biochemistry and molecular biology William York reported…
Fri, 03/02/2018 - 12:47pm
狗年大吉 We wish you luck in the Year of the Dog!  The UGA Asian American Student Association invites guests to its annual Lunar New Year Festival. This year, 2018 brings in the Year of the Dog. The Lunar New Year Festival ("Lunars") is an evening of exciting performances, ethnic food and lasting tradition. Happiness, prosperity and longevity to all. And Happy Holi to all of our Hindu students, faculty and staff colleagues. The changing of the…
Tue, 07/26/2016 - 11:53am
In light of the recently released results of the UGA campus climate survey, the new curriculum incorporating diversity at Hamilton College struck a chord: Unlike many such campuses, Hamilton adopted a new curriculum requirement that all concentrations, or majors, feature relevant, mandatory course work on diversity. "This is an innovative approach to engaging with contemporary issues of inclusion and diversity in the curriculum," said Patrick…
Thu, 07/07/2016 - 11:28am
Among the many aspects of communication between couples - from sharing aspirations, hopes and dreams to paying the bills and planning visits to the in-laws - the nature of how we talk to each other rises to particular importance. And while discussions of all kinds shape the interactions with our significant others, factors determining our relative happiness and quite often, the very sustainability of the relationship, can go beyond the success…
Wed, 09/16/2015 - 9:55am
What we mean when we talk about the university experience being about more than training for a career or simply finding a job is given perfect voice in the words of Amazing Student Leighton Rowell: As an intern for the local newspaper during my senior year of high school, I wrote an op-ed about my search for the perfect college. “My number one criterion is potential for happiness,” I wrote. Four years later and a senior once more, I couldn’t be…
Tue, 08/25/2015 - 11:03am
A commentary essay in the CHE uses a course on 'philosophical anthropology' as a jump off point to discuss the importance of letting students discover their interests and excitement about learning: When I was an undergraduate at Antioch College in the early ’80s, I took a course in philosophical anthropology. I’m still not entirely sure what "philosophical anthropology" means, but it was the best course I ever had. It did more to prepare me for…

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