Tue, 03/27/2018 - 11:36am
The African Studies Institute presents the 2018 Spring Lecture on Thursday, March 29 at 8 a.m. in the UGA Special Collections Library Auditorium. African philosopher Alloy S. Ihuah will present this year’s inaugural lecture, “MADIBAISM: An African Leadership Philosophy of the New Past and the Old Future.”  A member of the World Council on Values and the Nigerian Philosophical Association, Alloy Ihuah is a Professor of Philosophy in the…
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Thu, 03/22/2018 - 3:42pm
Finding good internship opportunities is a focus for many UGA students, but the Clarke Central High School Odyssey news magazine features a story (and video) about the student-led Small Satellite Research Lab providing work-based interships for high school students. The new issue of Odyssey also features a story on philosophy professor (and 2018 Democratic Congressional Candidate) Richard Winfield: Although Winfield sees social mobility as…
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Thu, 02/08/2018 - 11:56am
Once considered the key to all manner of convenience, practicality and profit, plastics turn out to be one of most dangerous and long-lasting pollutants to the natural environment. Georgia Magazine takes a look at how UGA faculty researchers are working to approach the problem from many angles, including the development of new materials with industry partners: Jason Locklin, an associate professor in UGA’s chemistry department, had a related…
Tags: nanoparticles, distraction, Human Nature, Concert Competition, France, literacy, Vinson Institute, disorder, Hawthorne
Mon, 08/14/2017 - 10:26am
Algal blooms, Waffle House eclipse-viewing, food insecurity, Planet of the Apes, work-life conflicts and many more stories, Franklin College faculty kept a full schedule in media across the globe this summer. Here's a sampling: Assistant professor of geography Jerry Shannon creates map of Waffle House restaurants to watch the solar eclipse from – AJC, R&B, WSB, Q & A in the Chronicle of Higher Education Science says: Trump team garbles…
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Mon, 06/08/2015 - 2:28pm
Astute piece in the Chronicle Review about the opportunism of disputing the truth that actually grew out of the academy: It’s not just garden-variety ignorance that periodically appears in public-opinion polls that makes us cringe or laugh. A 2009 survey by the California Academy of Sciences found that only 53 percent of American adults knew how long it takes for Earth to revolve around the sun. Only 59 percent knew that the earliest humans did…
Tags: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Earth, move-in, garbage, social media, oceans, experts
Tue, 05/05/2015 - 9:52am
We mentioned unlocking international opportunities just the other day, and in the time since, the international organization Humanity in Action, has awarded a travel abroad fellowship to John Esteban Rodriguez to explore global humanitarian issues: Rodriguez is one of 43 American college students chosen to participate in the international Humanity in Action Fellowship, a travel abroad experience that brings together students from two continents…
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Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:08am
Lots of great news about faculty, staff and students in the most recent Philosophy newsletter. Includes stories on Lavender, Myers, and Newman awarded scholarships Winfield publishes seventeenth book, attends Hegel Congress Department to host Metaphysical Society of America 2015 Annual Meeting And more. 
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Fri, 02/07/2014 - 9:50am
Two lectures to attend today By JESSICA LUTON jluton@uga.edu             Professors and professionals alike visit the UGA campus from all over the world, giving our academic community an opportunity to listen in and learn about research topics that we might not be exposed to otherwise. Two lectures in particular today may give you an opportunity to delve into learning more about unique research topics.             First up is a lecture by…
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