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…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Statistics, Office of the Vice President for Research, Lecture, Middle Ages
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…
Wed, 10/05/2016 - 4:54pm
"Biggest Health Issues for Women: They Are Not What You Think!" presented by Katie Darby Hein, Health Promotion and Behavior. For more information, visit: http://iws.uga.edu Sponsored by: Women’s Studies, Institute for Contact: Terri Hatfield 706-542-2846
Wed, 10/05/2016 - 4:12pm
Visual artist Jeff Rich received his master's of fine art degree in photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design. His current work focuses on ecology, politics, economics, recreation and the environment through photography of watersheds. His project “Watershed: A Survey of The French Broad River” was awarded the 2010 Critical Mass Book Award and was published as a monograph in 2012. His work has been featured in Fraction magazine and…
Mon, 09/26/2016 - 5:07pm
Deborah Blum, Pulitzer Prize winning American science journalist, columnist and author of five books, will present a seminar on "The Poisoner's Guide to Life." This story is about one of the most famous poisons, arsenic, but also an insightful look at the ways poisons have shaped both our history and the world we know today. Host: Friends of the Georgia Natural Museum of History. Co-sponsored by the Grady College of Journalism and Mass…
Tue, 09/13/2016 - 11:34am
The University of Georgia moved up three spots to No. 18 in the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking of Best Public Universities, released today. "I am pleased that the University of Georgia continues to be recognized as one of the very best public research universities in the nation," said President Jere W. Morehead. "I want to thank our outstanding faculty, staff, students, alumni and supporters for this achievement. UGA's upward…
Tags: 4'33, Lecture
Wed, 09/07/2016 - 5:28pm
"TrowelBlazers: Women in Archaeology and Earth Sciences" presented by Dr. Suzanne E. Pilaar Birch
Wed, 09/07/2016 - 5:23pm
Henry L. Roediger III, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor at Washington University, will provide a quick history of interest in mnemonics and then discuss modern research. He will discuss the usual processes involved in mnemonic training and how these processes support the validity of conclusions derived from laboratory research, albeit in magnified form. Then, he will report results of a program of research on performance…