Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:02pm
Awards season celebrates many of our best and the accolades continue for Franklin College faculty and students. Among the many honors, inductions and elections: Janet Westpheling, professor of genetics in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, is president-electof the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. SIMB is a nonprofit, international association dedicated to the advancement of microbiological sciences, especially as…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Lecture, Ceremony, Skidaway Inst of Oceanography - Department of Marine Sciences, Human Nature
Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:59am
Awards season is always a time of celebration for the Franklin College, and we congratulate our colleagues (and students) on recent recognition, grants and professorships: Half of the six recipients of UGA’s highest recognition for excellence in instruction are from Franklin faculty members – Christine Alright from the department of Classics received the Russell Award for Excellence in Teaching – Athens CEO, UGA Today. Professor of sociology and…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Statistics, Career Center, Founders Memorial Garden, UGA Creative Writing Program
Thu, 02/22/2018 - 3:03pm
Accomplishments of note by students, faculty, staff and alumni over the past month include: 31 Franklin College alumni were recognized this year in the 2018 class of the Bulldog 100 fastest growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni The student-led UGA Small Satellite Research Laboratory is one of two projects chosen by the United States Air Force to build and launch satellites into space Inside the “Blue Planet II” dive into the deep…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Environmental Health Sciences, Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, Human Nature, semester, Founders Memorial Garden
Thu, 01/25/2018 - 1:42pm
Congratulations on the many recent honors and accomplishments of faculty, students and alumni of the Franklin College and our colleagues around the university: The University of Georgia observed its anniversary as the birthplace of public higher education in America during the week of Jan. 22-26, and the UGA Alumni Association celebrated the occasion by hosting a weeklong series of events, including the 16th annual Founders Day Lecture Jan. 22…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Environmental Health Sciences
Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:22am
Graduate student papers, TedX, AAAS and new offices for our advising colleagues lead the most recent round up of kudos and congratulations: UGA sociology graduate students Tara Sutton, Brittany Martin, and Eric Klopack accepted the ‪@ASCRM41 Division on Women & Crime graduate student paper award at the 73rd annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology November 15-18 in Philadelphia, PA Former UGA faculty member and Franklin College…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, ClinEpiDB, printmaking, Department of English
Tue, 10/24/2017 - 2:06pm
New research projects, diversity certificates and a musical premiere highlight accomplishments of faculty, students and staff during October. A sample: The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) awarded more than $9 million in grants to explore gaps in knowledge about antibiotic resistance and pilot innovative solutions in the healthcare, veterinary, and agriculture industries. Professor of plant biology and Franklin College associate dean Michelle…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, UGA Creative Writing Program, Meeting, Dawson Hall, indigenous culture, Department of Statistics, Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Four Towers Building, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Ecology Annex
Tue, 08/15/2017 - 11:58am
A new collaboration on microbial ecosystems, the summer program in public history, and Write@UGA were just some of the news worth crowing about this summer. A few more awards and news items worthy of congratulations: UGA researchers report report milestone in global fight against a major cause of diarrheal disease – research by Distinguished Research Professor of Cellular Biology Boris Striepen, Sumiti Vinayak Researchers return to the Gulf of…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Meeting, Ceremony, archaeology, Sociology, Institute of Bioinformatics
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…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Community, Issues, Pew Charitable Trust, Department of Marine Sciences, #UGA18, Department of Psychology, Human Nature, sun
Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:06pm
It's not even Honors Week yet and the accolades for Franklin students, faculty and alumni are already rolling in. A sample of awards, fellowships and scholarly activity from the month of March: UGA Skidaway Institute research paper selected for research spotlight, authored by associate professor of Department of Marine Sciences Aron Stubbins   UGA alumna Patricia Andrews Fearon was one of 36 Americans to be named a 2017 recipient of the Gates…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, education, Hodgson Wind Ensemble
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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