The fall 2015 Sustainable UGA Semester in Review celebrates people, programs, activities and academic courses that are creating a culture of sustainability at UGA. The program includes brief presentations from Office of Sustainability interns, posters and table displays from UGA classes, the announcement of 2016 Campus Sustainability Grant winners, light lunch fare and opportunities for networking. To register, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sustainable-uga-fall-2015-semester-in-review-tickets-19255207845
Report from Infinity: Rural Highway, Southern Georgia, After Rainstorm," photographer Raymond Smith.
"Women and Girls: Local to Global, Global to Local," Cecilia Herles, assistant director of the Institute for Women’s Studies. Herles will be speaking about challenges that are being faced by women and girls in Georgia and women and girls on a global scale, such as lack of safety, objectification, domestic violence and lack of access to health environment and food.
Sponsored by: School of Public and International Affairs
Contact: Lauren Ledbetter 706-542-6511
At the invitation of professor Han Park, professor Johan Galtung will be visiting UGA. He will give a presentation related to peace and conflict studies.
Sponsored by: Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, Institutional Diversity, Office of, International Education, Office of, International Student Life, Office of, Leadership and Service, Center for, University Housing,University Union
Contact: Justin Jeffery 706-542-5867
"How Looking Sideways Can Expand Your View of the World," Rose George, an award-winning author.
American Samurai: A Teenager’s Journey from New England to the Satsuma Rebellion”
"For the Sake of the Children: The Letters Between Otto Frank and Nathan Straus, Jr.," Joan Adler, author, historian and executive director of the Straus Historical Society.
Adler is a historian, researcher, author and public speaker. She is the author of "For the Sake of the Children: The Letters Between Otto Frank and Nathan Straus, Jr." and compiler/editor of several other books about the German-Jewish families she researches.
Hyangsoon Yi, a professor of comparative literature and director of UGA’s Center for Asian Studies, will give a gallery talk on “Samurai: The Way of the Warrior.”
Sponsored by: Georgia Museum of Art
Contact: Hillary Brown 706-542-4662
"Reading Outside the Canon: Some New Thoughts on Medicine in the Time of Galen," Vivian Nutton, a professor of the history of medicine and culture at the First Moscow State Medical School.