Fri, 07/27/2018 - 3:16pm
The Franklin Residential College, the only student-governed residential college at the University of Georgia, is entering its nineteenth year as faculty and staff gear up to welcome 90 Franklin Residential College (FRC) members to their home in Rutherford Hall. Our incoming transfer student and first-year members are showing their excitement through posts to FRC social media under the hashtags #frcintroduction and #frcnewmembers. We’re excited…
Tags: Franklin Residential College, #frcnewmembers, Students, Campus, Fall, Move-in, Social Media
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, 06/08/2015 - 2:28pm
Astute piece in the Chronicle Review about the opportunism of disputing the truth that actually grew out of the academy: It’s not just garden-variety ignorance that periodically appears in public-opinion polls that makes us cringe or laugh. A 2009 survey by the California Academy of Sciences found that only 53 percent of American adults knew how long it takes for Earth to revolve around the sun. Only 59 percent knew that the earliest humans did…
Tags: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Earth, move-in, garbage, social media, oceans, experts