Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:40am
Professor of genetics, globally recognized molecular biologist and world expert in bio-computational research, 2017 Distinguished Research Professor Jessica Kissinger's contributions to the field of eukaryotic pathogen research have helped transform how pathogen research is conducted internationally. An expert on the evolution of parasite genomes, she conducted the first systematic survey of gene transfer in the Apicomplexa, upending prevailing…
Tags: Human Nature, Meeting, Lecture
Mon, 06/05/2017 - 1:27pm
Excellence in television, radio and digital media was recognized at the 76th Annual Peabody Awards ceremony on May 20 in New York, hosted by Rashida Jones. Attendant events provide a great opportunity for Franklin College faculty and dean's staff to celebrate UGA with friends and alumni of the college. More images here. The ceremony was broadcast on Friday, June 2 and can be seen here. Image courtesy of Franklin College Office of Development and…
Tags: Congress, Environmental Health Sciences, research, women in science, Lecture
Wed, 05/10/2017 - 4:31pm
The Franklin College celebrated staff and presented Staff Excellence in Service Awards at a reception in the Miller Learning Center on May 9: Franklin College Staff Excellence in Service Awards are designed to honor staff members for their excellent performance outstanding contributions to units in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. Nominees are evaluated and selected based on five criteria: their excellence in fulfilling job…
Tags: Department of Statistics, Meeting, Lecture, History, Bill Kretzschma, Dawson Hall, Outstanding Advisor, Experience
Tue, 05/09/2017 - 5:02pm
  Join Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, for an in-depth discussion of Sam Gilliam’s “Patchwork/Terry” (1980).
Wed, 05/03/2017 - 5:15pm
Laurie Reitsema, assistant professor of anthropology, will give a public lecture to share the osteological research that was conducted in 2016 with human remains from the Old Athens Cemetery.
Wed, 03/15/2017 - 5:27pm
“Unequal Colleges in the Age of Disparity,” Charles Clotfelter, Z. Smith Reynolds Professor of Public Policy Studies and Professor of Economics and Law at Duke University. A reception in the atrium will immediately follow his talk. For more information, visit: http://ihe.uga.edu/news-and-events/louise-mcbee-lectures/
Mon, 02/27/2017 - 7:24pm
"Diversity, Flexibility, and Instability: How the New Economy is Shaping Leadership Opportunities for Women" Presented by Christine L. Williams, Professor of Sociology and the Elsie and Stanley E. Adams, Sr. Centennial Professor in Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin.  She received her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley.  Her research focuses on gender, race, and class inequality in the workplace. …
Mon, 02/27/2017 - 5:41pm
The Institute for Women’s Studies has partnered with the Office of Institutional Diversity, the Institute for African American Studies, Franklin College, the Atlanta branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, and the Athens Area Black History Bowl, to bring Dr. Evelyn Higginbotham, Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University, to the University of Georgia as part of the Women’s…
Mon, 01/30/2017 - 11:09am
The need for graduates today to have international learning experiences – whether they are gained abroad or at home -- is clear and compelling. These experiences encourage critical and creative thinking; improve cross-cultural communication skills; and make students adept at living and working in diverse settings. Meaningful international experiences are also valued by prospective employers and increase the competitiveness of students entering…
Tags: Lecture, medieval, East Campus Deck, Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Dance
Wed, 01/25/2017 - 10:14am
The top finish at the Naval Academy represents the fourth tournament victory by the Georgia Debate Union in 2016-2017, following wins at Samford University, Liberty University, and the University of Miami. Image: Nathan Rice, left, and Johnnie Stupek. Photo courtesy of Hays Watson  
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, health, music, Lecture