Mon, 11/14/2016 - 5:12pm
Hear NFL player David Carter, "The 300 Pound Vegan," speak. Carter was a defensive end at UCLA and played in the NFL from 2011 to 2015. Carter will share his story of how a plant-based diet made him a healthier and stronger football player and the benefits of veganism for your health, the planet, and animals. Most recently, David and his wife, Paige, have begun focusing their energy with The 300 Pound Vegan Foundation on food justice issues in…
Tue, 11/08/2016 - 4:16pm
"Effects of Climate Change on the Greenland Ice Sheet: Latest Findings and Why It Matters to Outside the Arctic," Thomas Mote, Distinguished Research Professor and Chair of the UGA Department of Geography.
Tue, 11/08/2016 - 4:11pm
Brown Bag Bioinformatics lunch tutorials are informal gatherings that bring people together to learn, share and discuss bioinformatics. This session: "Trimming and Quality Assessment of Illumina Data with Geneious," Travis Glenn, Environmental Health Science. For more information, visit: http://qbcg.uga.edu/bbb-tutorials/
Tue, 11/08/2016 - 4:03pm
Kim Mawhinney, Head of Art, Ulster Museum, Belfast, examines the challenges and consequences of using art to engage the public with the legacy of Northern Ireland’s recent past. Art of the Troubles, 2014, and Colin Davidson: Silent Testimony, 2015, were two landmark exhibitions demonstrating the Ulster Museum’s ongoing commitment to helping the public explore, understand and respond to the 30-year period of Northern Ireland’s history known as…
Tue, 11/08/2016 - 4:00pm
Come learn about Small Satellites, specifically CubeSats, and how they are pushing the limits of space based technology. Jasper Wolfe and UGA Alumni Roger Hunter from NASA Ames Research Center will give a review of the NASA Nodes CubeSat mission -- objectives, requirements, and lessons learned. The purpose of Nodes is to demonstrate autonomous command and control of a CubeSat "swarm", routing of commands to a CubeSat from the ground via another…
Fri, 11/04/2016 - 3:25pm
"Where I’m Coming From," Roy Blount Jr., author. Georgia Writers Hall of Fame event. Part of the Signature Lecture series. Sponsored by the UGA Libraries.
Fri, 10/28/2016 - 11:10am
Whether you are a student, faculty or staff member, the formula for academic excellence each and every semester is made up of unequal parts - study, preparation, classwork, rest, homework, effort, and the ability to take advantage of some downtime and recharge. This brings us to the Fall Break today - short and sweet, but very necessary for everyone. The intensity and pressure felt by so many needs a leavening agent in the form of a pause. A…
Thu, 10/27/2016 - 11:14am
In this Sixth Annual Gregory Distinguished Lecture, Don H. Doyle, McCausland Professor of History, University of South Carolina, discusses his recent prize-winning book, The Cause of All Nations: An International History of the American Civil War. Sponsored by the History Department and the Amanda and Greg Gregory Graduate Studies Support Fund.
Fri, 10/21/2016 - 5:13pm
"A Conversation with Jacknife Lee," Jacknife Lee, music producer. Willson Center/Terry College Music Business Program Visiting Fellow. Lee, an internationally renowned music producer (R.E.M., U2, Snow Patrol, Weezer), will have a public conversation with music business program director David Barbe. Part of the Signature Lecture series. Sponsored by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts and the Terry College Music Business Program. For more…
Fri, 10/21/2016 - 5:10pm
"The Russian Imperial Awards and Their Recipients," Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm, advisory council member of the Fabergé Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, and CEO emerita of A. Tillander Jewelers in Helsinki and London. Tillander-Godenhielm focuses on the range of jewels and objets d’art crafted in St. Petersburg during the golden age of ornamental design. This lecture is held in conjunction with the exhibition, "Gifts and Prayers: The Romanovs…