Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:59am
Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies Patricia Richards is known as a demanding instructor who dares her students to accept challenges that make them want to think on a level beyond a single course or grade: Fostering intellectual excitement in the classroom that inspires students, she helps build some of UGA’s most forward-thinking interdisciplinary programs. In addition to her joint appointment in the sociology department and the…
Tags: Department of Genetics, Skidaway Inst of Oceanography - Department of Marine Sciences
Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:11pm
Congratulations to professor and director of the Institute for Women’s Studies Juanita Johnson-Bailey, who has been named University Professor, an honor bestowed on faculty members who have made a significant impact on the University of Georgia: Johnson-Bailey is a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Lifelong Education, Administration and Policy in the College of Education, in addition to her appointment to the institute. ...…
Tags: poetry, African American Studies, Department of Genetics, Samantha Joye
Wed, 04/19/2017 - 11:17am
[The speaker is Siobhan B. Somerville, associate professor of English and gender and women's studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign]. Somerville's expertise includes feminist theory, queer studies and American literature. She has written extensively about the intersection of race and sexuality in U.S. literature and history and is currently studying immigration law and U.S. citizenship. Her publications include Queering the…
Tags: Four Towers Building, Dan Magill Tennis Complex, Department of Genetics
Mon, 10/05/2015 - 10:30am
Friday and Saturday October 9-10, the Sixth Women and Girls in Georgia conference will be held in the Miller Learning Center: The theme of this year's conference is sustainability. Presentation topics throughout the conference will explore the intersections of social, economic and environmental challenges as they relate to women and girls in the state, including environmental justice, local food, food insecurity, climate change, environmental…
Tags: Department of Genetics, Computer Science, Lamar Dodd School of Art, flooding, Dawson Hall, Hugh Hodgson School of Music
Fri, 08/21/2015 - 11:11am
The percentage of women holding leadership positions in UGA's administration has remained flat for more than a decade, even as the proportion of female faculty has grown steadily. This is reflective of national trends in higher education and in the private sector, and UGA is taking several steps to increase the representation of women in leadership roles: In spring 2015, UGA President Jere W. Morehead and Provost Pamela Whitten launched the…
Tags: Lamar Dodd School of Art, Department of Genetics, Dawson Hall, Outstanding Advisor, performance
Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:25am
Congratulations to Juanita Johnson-Bailey, director of the Institute for Women's Studies, who has been named the 2015 recipient of the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award, an honor given by the American Association of University Women for outstanding contributions to equality and education for women and girls: Established in 1989, the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award is given for a broad range of activities including classroom teaching, educational and…
Tags: J Marshall Shepherd, Department of Genetics, performance, Lamar Dodd School of Art, flooding, Meeting
Tue, 03/31/2015 - 9:57am
The Global Education Forum invited lecture - Women in Science and Medicine: Challenges, Achievements and the Way Forward - is today at 11 am in Master's Hall at the Georgia Center. The lecture will be delivered by Henrietta Ukwu: M.D., FACP, FRAPS, Physician and Senior Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs, Otsuka Pharmaceutical (OPDC). Ukwu's talk, “Regulatory Science in Pharmaceutical Medicine: Need and Impact on Global Societies,” is open…
Tags: Department of Genetics, Demosthenian Hall
Fri, 06/06/2014 - 4:41pm
The UGA Institute for Women’s Studies director, Dr. Juanita Johnson-Bailey, will make a guest appearance this weekend on Women’s Media Center Live, a weekly talk radio hour on CBS radio hosted by political activist and author Robin Morgan.   Johnson-Bailey’s appearance will air June 7 at 11 a.m. You can listen here as it happens or any time after the air date.   Johnson-Bailey holds the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship and she…
Tags: Department of Genetics, AI
Thu, 03/27/2014 - 11:01am
A special Blue-card and First-year Odyssey event will take place tonight at 6:30 p.m. in MLC 101, the keynote address for Women History Month at UGA - "A New Sisterhood for the Age of Twitter" by noted political theorist, activist and writer Robin Morgan: award-winning poet, novelist, political theorist, feminist activist, journalist, editor and best-selling author, Robin Morgan. She is the founder and president of The Sisterhood is Global…
Tags: Department of Genetics, Competition, engineering, Lamar Dodd School of Art, 9