Wed, 03/13/2019 - 10:55am
The Georgia Debate Union won the American Debate Association national championship tournament this past weekend in Athens. Nearly 100 teams from around the country attended the American Debate Association's end of the year championship tournament, hosted at the University of Georgia.   Seniors Advait Ramanan and Swapnil Agrawal won the American Debate Association's varsity division national championship and finished the tournament undefeated,…
Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:42am
When last we watched our inimitable heroes play for all the marbles, it was a January evening long ago but a steady memory and stirring inspiration in all the time since. Congratulations to the Georgia Bulldog football players, coaches, staff, band, cheerleaders, alumni and supporters around the globe and best of luck tonight. May your passes be straight, your runs swift and may your number be ONE when it's all said and done. #GoDawgs Image:…
Tags: ecology, longevity
Thu, 09/28/2017 - 2:46pm
The war on drugs, tougher sentencing guidelines, enforcement and prosecution have resulted in generational impacts on the U.S. population, affecting state and local economies, healthcare access, voting patterns, housing and more: New research led by a University of Georgia sociologist on the growth in the scope and scale of felony convictions finds that, as of 2010, 3 percent of the total U.S. population and 15 percent of the African-American…
Tags: Prospective Graduate Students, Fibonacci Sequence, national championship
Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:56am
Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States: in 1979 Texas became the first state to make Juneteenth an official holiday. (Ironically, the bill was passed on June 7, the anniversary of Homer Plessy…
Tags: learning, medical school, Dean Rusk Hall, values, national championship, Campus Transit Facility, State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Tue, 11/08/2016 - 10:24am
Today is the day! If you haven't voted early, please get to your polling place and participate in your democracy. As our namesake Benjamin Franklin said when asked what kind of government the Constitutional Convention had created, "A republic, if you can keep it." Let's do. Image: U.S. Department of Defense
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Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:17am
It was on this date in history, July 2, 1776, that the Continental Congress declared independence from Great Britain. Thomas Jefferson wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence in June 1776. The Declaration was not delivered to Great Britain until November of that year. The document was signed on August 2, 1776. But on July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the final wording of the Declaration of Independence. They'd…
Tags: Washington DC, Anthropology, national championship, Campus Transit Facility, HHS
Fri, 06/19/2015 - 10:15am
One hundred and fifty years ago today, two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation took effect and two months after Appomattox, the U.S. Army took possession of Galveston Island and began a late-arriving battle against slavery in Texas: The historical origins of Juneteenth are clear. On June 19, 1865, U.S. Major General Gordon Granger, newly arrived with 1,800 men in Texas, ordered that “all slaves are free” in Texas and that there…
Tags: learning, PBS, medical school, Campus Transit Facility, national championship, emotions
Wed, 02/04/2015 - 9:49am
There is perhaps no bigger issue in the United States than the future of free, high quality, mandatory public education. Our community is particulalry attuned to the ebbs and flows of this debate: the trends, the funding, the new initiatives and the various brands of snake oil on offer. To continue this important public discussion, public education advocate Anthony Cody visits campus and presents a lecture at the Chapel this afternoon: Anthony…
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Wed, 06/25/2014 - 2:00pm
Eighteen hundred seventy-six was a tumultous year in American history, and on today's date in that year was the infamous Battle of Little Bighorn: The sun was just cracking over the horizon that Sunday, June 25, 1876, as men and boys began taking the horses out to graze. First light was also the time for the women to poke up last night’s cooking fire. The Hunkpapa woman known as Good White Buffalo Woman said later she had often been in camps…
Tags: Campus Transit Facility, AIMBE, curriculum, national championship
Wed, 06/18/2014 - 9:23am
The new book by Russell Professor of History and department head Claudio Saunt in gaining great interest right out of the gate, and for good reason: This interactive map, produced by University of Georgia historian Claudio Saunt to accompany his new book West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776, offers a time-lapse vision of the transfer of Indian land between 1776 and 1887. As blue “Indian homelands” disappear, small red areas appear…
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