Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:56am
UGA faculty and students are engaged up and down the barrier islands of Georgia this summer. One of the many projects to protect and explore is an archaeological field school  through July 17 on Sapelo and Ossabaw Island:  Led by the Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources' Archaeology Division and the University of Georgia, this excavation at the former Buckhead Plantation site on Ossabaw Island is serving as a Field School for UGA’s archaeology…
Tags: writing, exhibition, Concert Series, refugee, Campus Transit Facility, #UGA18, Department of Psychology
Tue, 04/07/2015 - 9:35am
Though Karls has been involved in outreach projects since coming to UGA in 2000, it wasn't until 2009 that she started her own projects, which include establishing a partnership between UGA and the first and second USA Science and Engineering Festivals and providing science demonstrations at the Clarke County Young Scientist Fair and local elementary and middle schools. ... "I believe service-learning classes are crucial in developing and…
Tags: #UGA18, Department of Psychology, History, Hawking, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, businesses
Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:46am
UGA faculty members and Georgia Sea Grant are doing important work along the Georgia coast, helping communities plan for a major expansion of the Savannah Harbor: "Most of the regional attention to the Savannah Harbor deepening has focused on the ecological effects to the river and adjacent wetland ecosystems," said Charles Hopkinson, Georgia Sea Grant director. "We want to shift the focus to local communities so that they are prepared to handle…
Tags: experience, majors, Performance, 9, Plastic, symposium, #UGA18
Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:52pm
Athletic Association Professor of Social Sciences and director of our atmospheric sciences program Marshall Shepherd was a guest of Raphael Miranda on MSNBC this week, talking about extreme weather, new satellite technology for forecasting and the polar vortex, among other subjects. Great job, Dr. Shepherd.    
Tags: Fellows, Truman Scholarship, Department of English, UGA Entrepreneur Program, #UGA18
Thu, 02/27/2014 - 11:51am
Congratulations to Bettina Kaplan, associate professor of Spanish, and Peter Smagorinsky of the College of Education who were named recipients of the 2014 Service-Learning Excellence Awards: The awards, established in 2011 by the Office of Service-Learning, recognize distinction in teaching and research related to academic service-learning. ... Since 2002, Kaplan has taught the course "Spanish Practicum for Service-Learning," which she designed…
Tags: History, graduation, Science Olympiad at UGA, Department of Psychology, #UGA18