Mon, 11/18/2019 - 1:11pm
The Holidays come early this as the Hugh Hodgson School of Music presents its annual Holiday Concert Nov. 21-22 at 7:30 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall as the final Thursday Scholarship Series performances of this calendar year. The program features the University of Georgia Symphony Orchestra, combined choirs of Glee Clubs, University Chorus, and Hodgson Singers: The program will include a large portion of the orchestral music from Tchaikovsky’s…
Fri, 11/01/2019 - 12:40pm
The performance and exhibition offerings continue to reach ever-higher in this, the eighth annual Spotlight on the Arts Festival, Nov. 6-17: The creative work presented over the 12-day festival highlights the breadth of arts offerings on campus, and it includes performances and exhibitions by UGA faculty and students as well as visiting artists from around the world. Many of the events are free or discounted for UGA students, and the annual…
Mon, 10/14/2019 - 3:33pm
Lynnée Denise is a Los Angeles-based artist, writer and academic who practices “DJ Scholarship,” which her official biography describes as a method “to re-position the role of the DJ from a party purveyor to an archivist, cultural custodian and information specialist of music with critical value.” Denise will bring that unique brand of scholarship to the UGA and Athens communities with an evening of conversation and performance Oct. 17 at Ciné:…
Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:18am
Three faculty members in the Franklin College, all former Lilly Teaching Fellows, have been named recipients of the Richard B. Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the university’s highest early career teaching honor: Vera Lee-Schoenfeld, associate professor of linguistics: Lee-Schoenfeld uses an inductive approach to her introductory and advanced syntax courses that guides students to collaboratively explore and analyze data…
Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:34am
The art of singing as it flourished in Italy from the mid-1700s through the first decades of the 19th century will be on grand display beginning tonight when the Hodgson School of Music and UGA Opera Theatre present a Gala concert of highlights from ten different operas by the greatest composers of Bel Canto era music, including Donizetti, Rossini, and Bellini: The era of Bel Canto, which translates to “Beautiful Singing,” was a style of singing…
Tue, 10/16/2018 - 1:28pm
At home or abroad, UGA offers an array of Study Away opportunities for students to learn and experience, discover and explore. This fall the Franklin College will host its first ever Study Away Fair at Herty Field Tuesday October 23 from noon to 3 p.m. with light refreshments and representatives from numerous College based study abroad and domestic field study programs.    “In growing numbers, Franklin College students are seeking to enhance…
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 1:18pm
The first Tuesday of the month series Tuesday Tunes is an opportunity to enjoy live music at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education featuring UGA student performers: Join us for this phenomenal and FREE student music series featuring new groups and fresh music each month.  In August: Jazz Quintet from 5:30-7:30, led by Michael Jarrell. ALL musicians are students or TAs at UGA's Hugh Hodgson School of Music, part of the UGA Franklin College…
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Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:10am
The Georgia Debate Union recently capped off its historically successful 2017-2018 season at the 72nd National Debate Tournament in Wichita, Kansas.   The National Debate Tournament (NDT) is the premier national championship tournament for intercollegiate policy debate.  Only 78 teams are allowed to attend, with each team having to qualify weeks prior to the tournament itself.  2017-2018 marks the 29th consecutive year that teams representing…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, music, Department of Sociology and Latin American & Caribbean Studies Instititue
Tue, 03/20/2018 - 11:18am
Athens Music Project, an interdisciplinary research initiative of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, presents “A Night at the Morton: Soul Celebration” March 21 at 7 p.m. at the Morton Theatre: The interactive performance event, supported by a Public Impact Grant from the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, is the third installment of this biannual program organized and directed by UGA music professors Jean Ngoya Kidula and Susan Thomas.…
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Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:23am
Poet, novelist, visual artist, philosopher, essayist, and pianist Will Alexander visitis UGA and will present a public reading of his creative work on Thursday, January 18 at 7 p.m. at Ciné: Alexander was born in Los Angeles and received a B.A. from the University of California–Los Angeles. Alexander published his first poetry collection, Vertical Rainbow Climber (Jazz Press), in 1987. He went on to publish numerous books of poetry, including…
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Wed, 01/25/2017 - 10:14am
The top finish at the Naval Academy represents the fourth tournament victory by the Georgia Debate Union in 2016-2017, following wins at Samford University, Liberty University, and the University of Miami. Image: Nathan Rice, left, and Johnnie Stupek. Photo courtesy of Hays Watson  
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, health, music, Lecture
Thu, 01/12/2017 - 10:48am
Image: left to right: Alyssa Hoover, Nathan Rice, Advait Ramanan, Johnnie Stupek, Cameron Henderson, and Swapnil Agrawal.
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, music, health
Wed, 11/16/2016 - 10:53am
Congratulations to the Georgia Debate Union, which continues to perform at a very high level and represent UGA student excellence. The team won the Liberty University intercollegiate debate tournament held November 4 through 6 in Lynchburg, Virginia. Over 100 teams from across the East Coast attended the tournament, including teams from the US Military Academy, the US Naval Academy, Georgetown University, Wake Forest University, the University…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, music, Office of Institutional Diversity, health
Tue, 10/18/2016 - 10:36am
The Georgia Debate Union earned first and third place at the Samford University debate tournament, which was held in Birmingham, Alabama October 14-16. Junior Katie Marshall, a Calhoun High School alumna, and first-year Genevieve Hackman, a Milton High School alumna, finished in first place with multiple victories over Emory University, the University of Florida, and Georgia State University. They both received individual speaker awards as well…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, health, music
Fri, 11/14/2014 - 10:34am
A two-person UGA team-Amy Feinberg of Canton, an international affairs and public relations major, and Tucker Boyce of Alpharetta, an economics major - compiled a 9-1 record and emerged victorious at an intercollegiate debate tournament featuring 32 teams from East Coast colleges hosted by Liberty University in early November. The competition included teams from Boston College, Emory University, University of Florida, Georgetown University,…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Office of Institutional Diversity, George Contini, music
Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:21pm
Last week, we reported that UGA sent two students to the 2014 Lafayette Debates hosted by George Washington University and the French government in Washington, D.C. How'd they do? Pretty well, of course: The team of Amy Feinberg and Eilidh Geddes had a wondefully successful tournament at the recent Lafayette Debates held at George Washington University and sponsored by the French Embassy.  The team defeated teams from Georgetown, Ecole de Guerre…
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