Fri, 01/12/2018 - 2:56pm
Observances of the holiday commemorating the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday January 15 take on a sepcial significance in 2018, which will be 50th anniversary of his assassination in April, 1968. This important day of service across the United States to celebrate nonviolent activism in support of civil rights and the Civil Rights Movement is one of reflection, engagement, assessment and action in the name of a great American hero.…
Tags: Fine Arts Building, Outstanding advisor, Dance Building, Dean Rusk Hall, Westpheling, History, Department of History and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute, Europe
Thu, 10/12/2017 - 2:54pm
A historic structure at the heart of the University of Georgia Griffin campus will undergo a $1 million renovation thanks to a gift from the Dundee Community Association: The nearly 100-year-old facility, which once housed mules that pulled plows and other farm equipment, will be repurposed into a café that will connect students and the surrounding community with the history of Griffin and Spalding County. The 3,900-square-foot Dundee Café at…
Tags: UGA22, aesthetics, semester, Department of History and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute, Department of Dance, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Statistics, strength
Thu, 04/13/2017 - 10:32am
St. Catherines Island, located along the Georgia coast, is a culturally and ecologically unique barrier island that contains diverse evidence of human occupation that spans more than 4,000 years. It is home to the most completely excavated Spanish mission in the Southeast; archaeological work on the island has been taking place for more than 42 years. The extensive archaeological collection that includes artifacts and other paleoenvironmental…
Tags: Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate School, strength, Campus Transit Facility
Fri, 09/02/2016 - 10:49am
The power of giving can reach profound depths in at least two directions: transformative impacts on the lives changed as a result of the gifts, and the generous heart that motivates the donor. Both are exemplified in the longterm philanthropy to the University of Georgia and the Hugh Hodgson School of Music by Cora Nunnally Miller: Miller anonymously gave more than $33 million to the University of Georgia Foundation throughout her lifetime and…
Tags: math, strength, Georgia Workshop on Culture Power and History, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Office of Government Relations, Ecology Annex