Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:10am
The Georgia Debate Union recently capped off its historically successful 2017-2018 season at the 72nd National Debate Tournament in Wichita, Kansas.   The National Debate Tournament (NDT) is the premier national championship tournament for intercollegiate policy debate.  Only 78 teams are allowed to attend, with each team having to qualify weeks prior to the tournament itself.  2017-2018 marks the 29th consecutive year that teams representing…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, music, Department of Sociology and Latin American & Caribbean Studies Instititue
Wed, 01/31/2018 - 10:07am
Soloist winners of the annual Concerto Competition, a longstanding tradition of the Hodgson School of Music, will perform with the UGA Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, February 1st at 7:30 p.m. in Hodgson Hall for the next installment of the Thursday Scholarship Series: “What makes [the program] a challenge is you never know what the winning selections are going to be. It can make for some very challenging programming,” says Mark Cedel, Director…
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Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:24am
Additionally, the team of Alyssa Hoover (Alpharetta, Georgia) and Tripp Haskins (College Park, Georgia) finished tied for 5th place at the tournament.   The University of Miami Hurricane debates featured schools from around the country, including teams from Emory University, Boston College, the United States Naval Academy, and the University of Michigan.  The Bulldogs' victory at Miami represents the second tournament won by the Georgia Debate…
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Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:37am
Darya Asheghali, a graduate student in the department of chemistry working in the lab of FACS faculty member Sergiy Minko, received a first place award in the graduate student paper competition at the Fiber Society’s annual fall conference held in Athens in November. Asheghali is a researcher in the Nanostructured Materials Lab that hosts students from the FACS department of textiles, merchandizing and interiors and the department of chemistry…
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Mon, 12/04/2017 - 12:37pm
Two members of the Georgia Debate Union were invited to the prestigious Dartmouth Round Robin debates at Dartmouth College in January 2018. Advait Ramanan, junior from Fulton, Maryland, and Swapnil Agrawal, a junior Foundation Fellow from Chamblee, have been invited to the prestigious Dartmouth Round Robin debates at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.  The debates will take place the weekend of January 20-21, 2018.   The Dartmouth…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, health, DeLTA, Department of Sociology and Latin American & Caribbean Studies Instititue
Fri, 09/29/2017 - 2:02pm
To Apply:  On no more than 1 typed page, provide your full name, department, degree program, name of faculty advisor, and a summary of your research project that clearly explains the significance and originality of your research to both specialists in your area and non-specialists.  E-mail your application to camiew@uga.edu by October 2, 5 pm.  A great opportunity for students to explore and share art through research. Get your entires in by…
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Thu, 03/16/2017 - 10:32am
Emory, Harvard and UGA went 1-2-3 at the American Debate Association national championship tournament held recently at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Nathan Rice (sophomore from Roswell) and Johnnie Stupek (sophomore from Sandy Springs) debated teams from around the country, including victories over the University of Minnesota, Indiana University, and the University of Kentucky. Other schools competing at the tournament include…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Sociology and Latin American & Caribbean Studies Instititue, ecology, health
Tue, 05/10/2016 - 10:13am
The Fischoff National Chamber Music Association sponsors the nation's largest chamber music competition at Notre Dame University. Congratulations to Hugh Hodgson School of Music students Trevor Barroero, Lauren Floyd, and Wesley Sumpter, also known as Lineage Percussion, who were named the bronze medalist of the 2016 Fischoff Competition. They are the first percussion ensemble in the 43-year history of Fischoff to be a finalist in the senior…
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Mon, 01/25/2016 - 10:10am
The Navy tournament marks another successful showing for the Georgia Debate Union.  Remaining tournaments on the schedule include contests at Indiana University, the University of Texas-Austin, Emory University, Boston College, and the National Debate Tournament.   Our thanks to debate coach Hays Watson for keeping us informed about these amazing students. Image: l-r, Swapnil Agrawal, Advait Ramanan, Tucker Boyce, Nathan Rice 
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Athens, Department of Sociology and Latin American & Caribbean Studies Instititue, health
Fri, 01/08/2016 - 11:01am
Teams representing the Georgia Debate Union earned second and fifth place at the University of Miami intercollegiate debate tournament recently held in Miami, Florida.  The college debate tournament featured over 30 teams from 12 colleges and universities across the Southeast, Midwest, and mid-Atlantic, including the US Naval Academy and Vanderbilt University.  The team of Swapnil Agrawal, a freshman from Chamblee, and Advait Ramanan, a freshman…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, health, Meeting, Department of Sociology and Latin American & Caribbean Studies Instititue, Lecture
Tue, 11/17/2015 - 10:24am
The communication studies department held its bi-annual public speaking contest on Thursday, November 12. The evening began with the announcement of this year's Olive M. Cone Scholarship winner, Elizabeth Trent. The Cone Scholarship recognizes the outstanding achievement of a Communication Studies major with a tuition scholarship for the spring semester. Then, the main event: The competition was strong with eleven contestants who presented…
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Fri, 10/30/2015 - 11:12am
Georgia Museum of Art director Bill Eiland will serve as emcee for the competition. The competition is an experiment in itself and a wonderful way to tap (and to reward) the creativity of some of our best graduate students. The Franklin College wishes everyone a great Fall break and Happy Halloween. Don't forget to set those clocks back on Saturday. Image: Image from one of Cage's scores, via, overlaid onto a photo of leaves changing on Ag Hill…
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Tue, 10/13/2015 - 1:49pm
The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition is a worldwide synthetic biology competition held annually in Boston, in which attempt to build simple biological systems from standard, interchangeable parts and operate them in living cells. This year, the UGA iGEM Team took Gold: The gold medal in 2015 is the culmination of focused efforts by UGA students and instructors. Prior to its success this fall, the UGA iGEM team won…
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Tue, 05/27/2014 - 9:17am
The great news keep rolling in from the UGA Hodgson Singers European tour, where they have won the Grand Prix Aveverum, 1st prize & best interpretation at the International Ave Verum Choral Competition, held in Baden Austria. Here's the announcement:   And now some music:   Lots other great features on their travel blog, so check it out. Congratulations to choral director Dan Bara and all of our students.
Tags: Ecology Annex, scientists, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Sociology and Latin American & Caribbean Studies Instititue, Interdisciplinary
Tue, 05/20/2014 - 11:07am
Whether it is weather forecasting or climate trends, our atmospheric sciences students in the department of geography are in the middle of the one of the most interesting and complex professional fields of our current day. And they continue to hone their skills against the best students in the country, earning a rightful place among them as they represent the Franklin College and UGA: A team of students in the University of Georgia's atmospheric…
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Mon, 06/04/2012 - 10:00am
Simon Wildman, a second year Doctoral student at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, was recently awarded Second Prize at the International Instrumental Competition in Markneukirchen, Germany. The competition is held for tuba once every four years, rotating among other orchestral instruments, and is considered to be one of the most prestigious international solo competitions for many orchestral instruments. The field of competitors began…
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Mon, 02/20/2012 - 3:15pm
Attention UGA graduate students: a competition sponsored by the Provost’s Office, the Graduate School, and the Office of the Vice President for Research, the university will select a particularly promising graduate student for an award to attend the 10-week experience at Singularity University (SU) this coming summer. The competition submission deadline is March 21, 2012.  Interviews with the finalists will be held April 10, 2012, 1:00-4:00 pm…
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