Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:53am
Congratulations to Wesley Sumpter (BMus '17), one of four musicians chosen to be a part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Resident Fellows program: The cohort of four Resident Fellows will focus on their artistic development through orchestral, chamber music, new music, and education concerts performed at Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and in community settings. They will also have the opportunity to participate in tours with the LA…
Tags: Ecology Annex, Environmental Health Sciences
Thu, 07/06/2017 - 10:42am
'Save the date' and we'll revisit with more details soon but Sanford Stadium will be open to the public for the viewing of the total solar eclipse on August 21. The stadium will be open from 1-4 p.m. ET for the viewing. Peak darkness will occur at 2:38 p.m. The first 5,000 in attendance at Sanford Stadium will receive free custom Georgia viewing glasses to watch the eclipse. Views from around the world of the solar eclipse will be featured on…
Tags: LA Phil, Four Towers Building, Department of Dance, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of History and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute, resistance
Wed, 06/07/2017 - 10:48am
Congratulations to University of Georgia undergraduates Elizabeth Ashley, Kevin Cameron and Alexandra Mazurek, who were awarded 2017 Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarships from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: 110 rising juniors from 64 universities in 33 states have been awarded 2017 Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarships. The Educational Partnership Program selected 8 students from 7 Minority Serving…
Tags: spring break, Four Towers Building, LA Phil, Conner Hall, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Office of Government Relations, graduate students
Mon, 02/27/2017 - 11:13am
Some timely and informative new research from geography faculty and graduate students on aspects of the erratic weather seen recently: Much of the flood-inducing rainfall that has pummeled California over the last month flowed into the region via a river in the sky. But these so-called atmospheric rivers, which transport large quantities of water vapor poleward from the tropics, can wreak havoc in the Southeast as well. University of Georgia…
Tags: Four Towers Building, Bibliothèque hatïenne des Pères du Saint-Esprit, Department of English, LA Phil, Human Nature
Fri, 07/17/2015 - 10:16am
Great demonstration at the geography building yesterday, and our colleague Jessica Luton shares the story: The UGA Geography building lawn looked more like a setup for a child’s birthday party or a carnival than a research project Thursday afternoon as students gathered around a red and yellow bounce house. The students, who are both undergraduate and graduate students studying atmospheric science, are taking a summer geography class meant to…
Tags: Four Towers Building, LA Phil, Performance, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Human Nature, economy
Mon, 06/22/2015 - 10:33am
UGA graduate Jordan McLeod recently took home top prize in the 2014-2015 WxChallenge, an annual national collegiate weather forecasting competition: McLeod, who was earning his master's degree at UGA when the forecasting competition began in fall 2014, beat out nearly 2,000 participants ranging from undergraduates to tenured professors from over 100 colleges and universities. ...   To compete, participants forecasted the weather conditions-daily…
Tags: Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Environmental Health Sciences, Four Towers Building, LA Phil, theology, Performance, Ceremony
Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:41am
Reflecting the need to understand the complexity of weather and climate issues today The Weather Channel is launching a new talk show, "Weather Geeks," featuring our own Marshall Shepherd as host: “One of the greatest aspects of my involvement with AMS and our community as a whole is the opportunity to hear the best minds in our field discuss the most pressing issues in weather,” said Shepherd. “Our vision is for Weather Geeks to be a weekly…
Tags: Fellows, St. Lucia, Department of English, LA Phil
Tue, 05/20/2014 - 11:07am
Whether it is weather forecasting or climate trends, our atmospheric sciences students in the department of geography are in the middle of the one of the most interesting and complex professional fields of our current day. And they continue to hone their skills against the best students in the country, earning a rightful place among them as they represent the Franklin College and UGA: A team of students in the University of Georgia's atmospheric…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Sociology and Latin American & Caribbean Studies Instititue, LA Phil, Performance
Mon, 11/11/2013 - 12:16pm
One of the 'super hubs' for collaboration and partnership at UGA is our public televisioon station, WUGA TV. The Franklin College has a partnership with the station in the interview show that I host - but the College of Public Health, the College of Veterinary Medicine, the Hugh Hodgson School of Music and of course the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication all have growing collaborations with the station. One of the latter is Grady…
Tags: research, chemistry, Four Towers Building, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, LA Phil