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, 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, 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
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