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…
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Fri, 12/04/2015 - 10:48am
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/…
Mon, 11/16/2015 - 12:12pm
Report from Infinity: Rural Highway, Southern Georgia, After Rainstorm," photographer Raymond Smith.
Mon, 11/16/2015 - 11:57am
"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. Herles holds degrees in philosophy and English from Clemson University. She earned…
Mon, 11/16/2015 - 11:52am
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. Galtung is a principal founder of the discipline of peace and conflict studies and the creator of the "Journal of Peace Research." He is currently based in Kuala Lumpur, where he is the Tun Mahathir…
Mon, 11/16/2015 - 11:41am
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.  George is an author and journalist. Her journalism has appeared in…
Wed, 11/11/2015 - 6:19pm
American Samurai: A Teenager’s Journey from New England to the Satsuma Rebellion” William Fleming, assistant professor of East Asian languages and literatures and theater studies, Yale University, will speak in conjunction with the exhibition “Samurai: The Way of the Warrior.” The Satsuma Rebellion (1877) and the rebels who died in it have been romanticized in the Japanese imagination almost from the moment they first took up arms. On this side…
Wed, 11/11/2015 - 5:08pm
  This Monday, experience a talk straight from current headlines: As the Cradle Crumbles: Islamic State, the destruction of archaeological sites, and saving cultural heritage in Iraq and Syria. The lecturer, archaeologist Tina Greenfield, has worked in archaeological sites in Iraqi Kurdistan, among other Near Eastern sites, researching the earliest empires of the ancient world. She was forced to cut this fall’s excavation of an Assyrian Empire…
Wed, 10/28/2015 - 12:11pm
"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.   Her talk…
Wed, 10/28/2015 - 11:52am
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