Fri, 03/30/2018 - 2:49pm
Tuesday Tunes are always FREE performances for our guests, visitors and the community! No tickets or reservations are needed. Until next week, Happy Easter weekend, to all observing the holiday, and best wishes for the joys of springtime from the Franklin College. Image: Azaleas and a dogwood tree bloom beside the Administration Building with Old College in the background on North Campus.
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Mon, 05/01/2017 - 12:34pm
Udall and Goldwater Scholars, an HBO movie role, and a slew of teaching and research awards highlight the April kudos for Franklin students and faculty: University of Georgia juniors and Honors students Morgan Gibbs (from Peachtree City, majoring in chemistry and minoring in pharmaceutical sciences) and Mallory Harris (from Dunwoody, is pursuing mathematical sciences with a concentration in computational biology) are among 240 students across…
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Fri, 02/24/2017 - 11:22am
Russell Teaching Award, Georgia Writers Hall of Fame inductions and Georgia Bio Awards lead the way in recent accolades for Franklin Faculty: Three faculty members, including associate professor of genetics Kelly Dyer, receive Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching – UGA Today B. Phinizy Spalding Professor of History Emeritus James Cobb among three authors named to Georgia Writers Hall of Fame – ABH Yiping Zhao, Distinguished…
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Wed, 02/22/2017 - 11:21am
Congratulations to associate professor of genetics Kelly Dyer, one of three UGA faculty to receive Russell Teaching Awards, the university's highest early career teaching honor: Dyer, who joined UGA's faculty in 2007, uses innovative methods to teach courses in evolution and genetics, allowing students to explore cutting-edge research both in the classroom and laboratory environments. In addition to advising graduate students, while at UGA Dyer…
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Tue, 02/23/2016 - 11:21am
Zachary Wood, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology in the Franklin College, was joined by Kimberly Skobba (FACS) and Robert Beckstead (CAES) as 2016 recipients of the university's highest early career teaching honor, the Richard B. Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching: Wood has designed innovative tools to help students master complicated concepts in biochemistry. He creates "virtual study groups" through…
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Mon, 02/23/2015 - 2:34pm
Congratulations to Jennifer Palmer and Peter Jutras, two of this year's three recipients of the Richard B. Russell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching: The awards were established by the Russell Foundation and named for Richard B. Russell, the university alumnus who served Georgia in public office for 50 years, including almost 40 years as U.S. Senator. The awards, first presented in the 1991-1992 academic year, are administered…
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Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:25pm
Hot-off-the-presses is not usually a part of lesson plans in university classrooms - unless it is. History, political science, economics... social sciences and humanities classtime can easily and sometimes should be convulsed in topical isses. Faculty at institutions in the immediate area don't have the luxury of remove and often need to incorporate the events for multiple reasons. The Chronicle of Higher Education shares some lessons plans from…
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