Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:37am
I didn’t see at first glance.” The Hodgson Wind Ensemble is transformed into a jazz “big band” for Riffs!by composer Jeff Tyzik. The piece includes a jazz drumming solo, featuring percussionist Timothy Adams, the Mildred Goodrum Heyward Professor of Music. Throughout the piece, the performers will take the audience on a journey of swing styles and an Afro-Cuban groove. An exciting finale for a stellar Thursday Scholarship Series season. Our…
Tags: Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Music
Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:10am
The Georgia Debate Union recently capped off its historically successful 2017-2018 season at the 72nd National Debate Tournament in Wichita, Kansas.   The National Debate Tournament (NDT) is the premier national championship tournament for intercollegiate policy debate.  Only 78 teams are allowed to attend, with each team having to qualify weeks prior to the tournament itself.  2017-2018 marks the 29th consecutive year that teams representing…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, music, Department of Sociology and Latin American & Caribbean Studies Instititue
Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:24am
Additionally, the team of Alyssa Hoover (Alpharetta, Georgia) and Tripp Haskins (College Park, Georgia) finished tied for 5th place at the tournament.   The University of Miami Hurricane debates featured schools from around the country, including teams from Emory University, Boston College, the United States Naval Academy, and the University of Michigan.  The Bulldogs' victory at Miami represents the second tournament won by the Georgia Debate…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Sociology and Latin American & Caribbean Studies Instititue, database, health
Mon, 12/04/2017 - 12:37pm
Two members of the Georgia Debate Union were invited to the prestigious Dartmouth Round Robin debates at Dartmouth College in January 2018. Advait Ramanan, junior from Fulton, Maryland, and Swapnil Agrawal, a junior Foundation Fellow from Chamblee, have been invited to the prestigious Dartmouth Round Robin debates at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.  The debates will take place the weekend of January 20-21, 2018.   The Dartmouth…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, health, DeLTA, Department of Sociology and Latin American & Caribbean Studies Instititue
Tue, 10/24/2017 - 2:06pm
New research projects, diversity certificates and a musical premiere highlight accomplishments of faculty, students and staff during October. A sample: The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) awarded more than $9 million in grants to explore gaps in knowledge about antibiotic resistance and pilot innovative solutions in the healthcare, veterinary, and agriculture industries. Professor of plant biology and Franklin College associate dean Michelle…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, UGA Creative Writing Program, Meeting, Dawson Hall, indigenous culture, Department of Statistics, Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Four Towers Building, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Ecology Annex
Mon, 09/25/2017 - 12:52pm
Franklin College faculty and students continue to push the University of Georgia forward in every way. A sample of notable accomplishments during September: The Georgia Debate Union kicked off its 2017-2018 season by having three teams earn top 5 finishes in across multiple divisions at the Georgia State University debate tournament held on September 16-18.  Over 150 intercollegiate debate teams from around the country competed over the weekend…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, WPA
Mon, 04/10/2017 - 10:18am
Graduate assistants working with the Georgia Debate Union Becca Steiner and Clay Stewart were recently recognized by the Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA) as outstanding graduate student coaches. Steiner, a PhD Candidate in Communication Studies from San Diego, California, and Stewart, an MA Candidate in Communication Studies from the Atlanta area, received their awards at the Southeast Cross Examination Debate Association district…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Skidaway Inst of Oceanography - Department of Marine Sciences, health
Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:06pm
It's not even Honors Week yet and the accolades for Franklin students, faculty and alumni are already rolling in. A sample of awards, fellowships and scholarly activity from the month of March: UGA Skidaway Institute research paper selected for research spotlight, authored by associate professor of Department of Marine Sciences Aron Stubbins   UGA alumna Patricia Andrews Fearon was one of 36 Americans to be named a 2017 recipient of the Gates…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, education, Hodgson Wind Ensemble
Thu, 03/16/2017 - 10:32am
Emory, Harvard and UGA went 1-2-3 at the American Debate Association national championship tournament held recently at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Nathan Rice (sophomore from Roswell) and Johnnie Stupek (sophomore from Sandy Springs) debated teams from around the country, including victories over the University of Minnesota, Indiana University, and the University of Kentucky. Other schools competing at the tournament include…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Sociology and Latin American & Caribbean Studies Instititue, ecology, health
Wed, 01/25/2017 - 10:14am
The top finish at the Naval Academy represents the fourth tournament victory by the Georgia Debate Union in 2016-2017, following wins at Samford University, Liberty University, and the University of Miami. Image: Nathan Rice, left, and Johnnie Stupek. Photo courtesy of Hays Watson  
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, health, music, Lecture
Thu, 01/12/2017 - 10:48am
Image: left to right: Alyssa Hoover, Nathan Rice, Advait Ramanan, Johnnie Stupek, Cameron Henderson, and Swapnil Agrawal.
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, music, health
Tue, 11/29/2016 - 11:41am
The Bulldog 100, a Rhodes Scholar, and the new capital campaign highlight this month's kudos to faculty, students and staff: Laura Courchesne, an Honors Program student and Foundation Fellow from Fair Haven, New Jersey, majoring in economics and religion in the Terry College of Business and the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences named a 2017 Rhodes Scholar Geology doctoral student Ny Riavo Voarintsoa was among the The Geological Society of…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, employee relations, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Hodgson Wind Ensemble
Wed, 11/16/2016 - 10:53am
Congratulations to the Georgia Debate Union, which continues to perform at a very high level and represent UGA student excellence. The team won the Liberty University intercollegiate debate tournament held November 4 through 6 in Lynchburg, Virginia. Over 100 teams from across the East Coast attended the tournament, including teams from the US Military Academy, the US Naval Academy, Georgetown University, Wake Forest University, the University…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, music, Office of Institutional Diversity, health
Tue, 10/18/2016 - 10:36am
The Georgia Debate Union earned first and third place at the Samford University debate tournament, which was held in Birmingham, Alabama October 14-16. Junior Katie Marshall, a Calhoun High School alumna, and first-year Genevieve Hackman, a Milton High School alumna, finished in first place with multiple victories over Emory University, the University of Florida, and Georgia State University. They both received individual speaker awards as well…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, health, music
Thu, 05/05/2016 - 11:19am
The hardwork and determination of students on the UGA debate team has developed a competitive advantage out of the stellar UGA undergraduate experience: The Georgia Debate Union at the University of Georgia finished the 2015-16 season ranked fifth in the varsity rankings of the American Debate Association. These rankings are based on an institution's success over the course of an entire season, which begins in mid-September and goes through the…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, State Botanical Garden of Georgia, health
Thu, 02/25/2016 - 11:05am
Franklin College students and faculty continue to distinguish themselves with the highest honors and accomplishments. A sample from the month of February: Associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology Zachary Wood is among three UGA faculty members to receive Richard B. Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, UGA’s highest early career teaching honor. Our own associate dean Chuck Kutal is the subject of a Faculty…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Ceremony, Meeting, Ecology Annex
Mon, 01/25/2016 - 10:10am
The Navy tournament marks another successful showing for the Georgia Debate Union.  Remaining tournaments on the schedule include contests at Indiana University, the University of Texas-Austin, Emory University, Boston College, and the National Debate Tournament.   Our thanks to debate coach Hays Watson for keeping us informed about these amazing students. Image: l-r, Swapnil Agrawal, Advait Ramanan, Tucker Boyce, Nathan Rice 
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Athens, Department of Sociology and Latin American & Caribbean Studies Instititue, health
Fri, 01/08/2016 - 11:01am
Teams representing the Georgia Debate Union earned second and fifth place at the University of Miami intercollegiate debate tournament recently held in Miami, Florida.  The college debate tournament featured over 30 teams from 12 colleges and universities across the Southeast, Midwest, and mid-Atlantic, including the US Naval Academy and Vanderbilt University.  The team of Swapnil Agrawal, a freshman from Chamblee, and Advait Ramanan, a freshman…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, health, Meeting, Department of Sociology and Latin American & Caribbean Studies Instititue, Lecture
Wed, 10/28/2015 - 1:10pm
The Georgia Debate Union won the recent intercollegiate tournament at Vanderbilt University - details on that, along with a few other honors and accomplishments from the month of October: Two teams representing the Georgia Debate Union, which organizes and fields competitive policy debate teams at the University of Georgia, emerged victorious at the 2015 Vanderbilt intercollegiate debate tournament held in Nashville, Tennessee. The tournament…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Ceremony, Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, politics
Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:30am
The University of Georgia Debate Union recently placed 2nd in the Crowe-Warken intercollegiate debate tournament, held annually at the United States Naval Academy.  The Crowe-Warken debates featured 100 individual debate teams from across the East Coast and Midwest, including teams from Boston College, Northwestern University, Georgetown University, Vanderbilt University, the University of Florida, the University of Minnesota, and both the US…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Jazz, Office of Institutional Diversity
Tue, 07/22/2014 - 6:02pm
A late-night art party at the Georgia Museum of Art this Thursday night from 8- midnight will harken back to the 1970s and 1980s music and art scene here in Athens and is surely not to be missed.  Known as Museum Mix, this free event will feature snacks and refreshments, access to all of the museum’s galleries until midnight and a DJ set by Michael Lachowski, co-founder of and bass player for the seminal athens band Pylon. The summer Museum Mix…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, #MeToo