Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:47am
May 17-19. Registration, $90 for non-members and $65 for SLSA members, is available online at southernlaborstudies.org. Several events will be free and open to the public. Attendees from around the U.S., England, Northern Ireland and India will discuss the past and present of labor and working-class history in the U.S. South.  Panels, workshops, roundtables and keynotes will discuss many subjects including mining, farming, food processing,…
Tags: communication studies, faith, lingustics, Campus Transit Facility, Department of History and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute, meeting
Tue, 04/03/2018 - 1:52pm
  Three University of Georgia undergraduates - two with Franklin College majors - are among 211 students from across the nation to be recognized as Barry Goldwater Scholars, earning the highest undergraduate award of its type for the fields of the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering: Georgia institutions had a total of six Goldwater Scholars. UGA had the highest number with three and was joined by Berry College, Emory University and…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, graduate students, move-in, labor, Department of Psychology, Office of Government Relations
Mon, 02/26/2018 - 11:15am
Faculty members authoring articles and being quoted by the popular media demonstrate the impact of public scholarship and expertise on current discourse surrounding many important issues. A sample of the recognition of and engagement by Franklin College faculty members during February: Four ways that black Catholic sisters rewrote the American story, article by associate professor of history and African-American studies Diane Batts Morrow in …
Tags: Shakespeare, Four Towers Building, communication studies
Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:19am
Created by Gutierrez, professor of ­mathematics, and his students as a part of a National Science Foundation grant, ALICE is 21 years in the making and originally began as a program called Literatronica as part of an adaptive learning grant.  In discovering how and why UGA continues its ascent among colleges and universities, the answers keep tumbling out of creative faculty, engaged students and novel uses of technology within the classroom…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Geography, labor, Germanic and Slavic Studies, Earth, Human Nature
Wed, 09/13/2017 - 1:55pm
Despite a nationwide emphasis on increasing the number of students entering science, technology, engineering and math fields, many leave the disciplines within their first two years. Now a group of institutions led by the University of Georgia will spearhead a new phase of development of a national network to support integration of research experiences into undergraduate life science lab courses. The network, called "Course-based Undergraduate…
Tags: Human Nature, resistance, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Earth, labor, Institute for African American Studies, Department of Psychology, development
Tue, 08/29/2017 - 2:07pm
Goldwater Scholar Mallory Harris (Mathematics and Computational Biology; Interdisciplinary Writing Certificate; Spanish Minor) selected UGA because it provides access to a “phenomenal education and enriching experiences": My most vivid memories from orientation weekend are of eating the best portobello burger I’ve ever had and my mom’s sobbing while standing in front of the other parents trying to videotape us calling the Dawgs. Since then, my…
Tags: Book Sale, Conner Hall, Science Olympiad at UGA, labor, Ceremony, Human Nature, East Campus Deck, resistance, Dance
Wed, 04/05/2017 - 11:34am
Congratulations to UGA juniors and Honors Program students Morgan Gibbs and Mallory Harris, who are among 240 students across the nation to be recognized as Barry Goldwater Scholars, earning the highest undergraduate award of its type for the fields of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering: Gibbs and Harris are each studying in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. Gibbs, from Peachtree City, is majoring in chemistry and minoring in…
Tags: Issues, labor, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Human Nature, Earth, College of Public Health, Brooks Hall
Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:33am
The time when UGA did not have a space program is soon to be ending, thanks to some truly ambitious and imaginative undergraduate students and an interdisciplinary faculty team: A University of Georgia project led by a team of undergraduate students and including faculty from the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering was recently selected for funding by NASA's CubeSat Launch Initiative. The UGA proposal, "CubeSat…
Tags: study, Sociology, Panel Discussion, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Four Towers Building, grand challenges, labor
Wed, 03/02/2016 - 10:27am
The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, or PECASE, are the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professors in the early stages of their research careers. Two UGA professors are among 105 professors announced as recipients, including Danny Krashen of the department of mathematics: Established in 1996 by President Bill Clinton, awardees are selected for their pursuit of innovative…
Tags: glaciers, labor, Meeting
Mon, 02/29/2016 - 8:08am
Faculty members Marshall Shepherd, Danny Krashen and Kevin Moore, along with a few UGA students, explain why today is Leap Day:  
Tags: UGA Press, field schools, labor, Four Towers Building