Mon, 12/10/2018 - 10:36am
One of our most valued colleagues, Human Resources senior manager Nakia Wade gets the spotlight in Columns: In a college as large and diverse as Franklin, managing human resources matters can include everything from employee relations to hiring to compensation. But the most important part is being accessible to others and creating a space where issues are heard and discussed, and according to Wade, that means there is no typical day. “We’re…
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…
Tags: HR, Campus Transit Facility, Four Towers Building, industry, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, Coliseum Training Facility, garbage
Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:43pm
Professor Stephen Mihm shares a history of how summer vacation took hold on the pages of Bloomberg: By the early 20th century, the idea that parents and children alike needed to rest their brains and commune with the great outdoors had become an article of faith among the middle class.  While summer vacation never grew to the outsized proportions found in many European countries, it has nonetheless persisted as an American ritual, with July and…
Tags: Holiday, lingustics, Campus Transit Facility, Anthropology, HR, Theatre and Film Studies
Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:44am
Franklin faculty and students continue to be quoted by and to author articles across worldwide media, including all major print publications. A sample from the past few weeks: Research by Archeology graduate student Sammantha Nicole Holder had her featured in The Guardian (reconstructing the diet of Napoleon's Grand Army) The other side of Confederate Memorial Day (Spalding Distinguished Professor of History, Emeritus James Cobb) – Time Four…
Tags: Human Nature, Coliseum Training Facility, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, Four Towers Building, Campus Transit Facility, HR, Fellows
Mon, 11/28/2016 - 10:59am
Research, opinion and more put Franklin College faculty and students in print and pixels around the world in November. A sample of the great work by our colleagues: Chimps and bonobos had flings—and swapped genes—in the past (Distinguished Research Professor of Genetics Michael Arnold) – Science Magazine When does skepticism become bias in science? Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd in his regular column in…
Tags: Human Nature, Fellows, HR, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Circle of Honor