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Wed, 02/17/2021 - 1:26pm
The musical work "More than words..." for saxophone octet, piano, bass, and spoken word by UGA graduate composition student Kevin Day was commissioned by Connie Frigo, associate professor of saxophone in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, and the UGA Saxophone Studio in the fall 2019. With more than 100 performances of his music taking place in the past two years, Day is a rapidly rising star who is currently writing more than 20 music…
Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:07am
50 years ago today, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was assasinated on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. His legacy continues to run deep, his shadow cast long, on American struggles with race, poverty, inequality and injustice. Distinguished Research Professor of English and African American Studies Ed Pavlic offers this meditation on The Forgotten Economic Vision of Martin Luther King: King’s position in history signals part of the…
Tue, 02/17/2015 - 12:53pm
Late start today... but here we go. What do you call a North American institution of higher learning that does NOT have an institute dedicated to Latin American and Caribbean Studies? Well, in so many ways, such a institution would be irrelevant in today's world, because the need for cross-cultural and language studies is only growing as part of any comprehensive educational experience. Thankfully, our LACSI continues to enhance UGA and the…
Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:00pm
Some great plain talk on school reform from Franklin College alumnus and Clarke Central High School literature teacher Ian Altman in the Washington Post: 7. Don’t tell us to leave politics out of the classroom.  Don’t be naïve.  Learning always has some kind of political efficacy. Some opinions are more sensible than others, some arguments stronger than others, some interpretations and theories better supported than others. It is okay to say so…

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