Fri, 08/30/2019 - 2:47pm
Wonder where all the money is going in the arts? Based on research surrounding three major arts funding organizations, Idea Lab will present trends in support, recently funded projects, and insight into what these organizations look for when awarding grants.     
Tue, 07/30/2019 - 2:18pm
Meet up with the Franklin College Transfer Ambassadors to join other new students forming the "G" on the field of Sanford Stadium. Called the Freshman Welcome, this event is for Transfers, too!    
Tue, 01/15/2019 - 4:14pm
UGA students interested in 2019 Study Abroad in Tanzania, please drop-in and meet Dr. Whitney on Wednesday, January 23 in room 153 Joe Brown Hall from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm. She will be there to answer any questions and provide you with information regarding the Interdisciplinary and Service Learning Programs for Maymester Study Abroad Tanzania. The programs are open to all majors and class levels. Both programs include field experience in…
Tue, 12/19/2017 - 2:30pm
234 posts in 2017 as of yesterday, and because we love a numerical sequence, let's look back today at some of our favorite news stories that appeared here this year, starting with the turn of the New Year: On January 6, Assistant professor in the department of sociology Sarah Shannon had her work cited in a Harvard Law Review article authored by President Barack Obama, The President’s Role in Advancing Criminal Justice Reform January 11 - $1.3…
Tags: Meeting, 2018
Tue, 10/24/2017 - 2:06pm
New research projects, diversity certificates and a musical premiere highlight accomplishments of faculty, students and staff during October. A sample: The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) awarded more than $9 million in grants to explore gaps in knowledge about antibiotic resistance and pilot innovative solutions in the healthcare, veterinary, and agriculture industries. Professor of plant biology and Franklin College associate dean Michelle…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, UGA Creative Writing Program, Meeting, Dawson Hall, indigenous culture, Department of Statistics, Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Four Towers Building, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Ecology Annex
Tue, 08/15/2017 - 11:58am
A new collaboration on microbial ecosystems, the summer program in public history, and Write@UGA were just some of the news worth crowing about this summer. A few more awards and news items worthy of congratulations: UGA researchers report report milestone in global fight against a major cause of diarrheal disease – research by Distinguished Research Professor of Cellular Biology Boris Striepen, Sumiti Vinayak Researchers return to the Gulf of…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Meeting, Ceremony, archaeology, Sociology, Institute of Bioinformatics
Fri, 08/11/2017 - 11:06am
Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Arts and Sciences Samantha Joye and Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd recently received career-defining professional awards: Professor of marine sciences and director of the Ecosystem Impacts of Oil and Gas Inputs to the Gulf research consortium, Joye has been elected as a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union. An international nonprofit scientific association with…
Tags: Fellows, Department of Romance Languages, Meeting, Office of Student Academic Services, Earth, Four Towers Building, industry
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
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 - 5:11pm
Monthly book club with light refreshments and discussion on works connected to upcoming/ongoing exhibitions, programs, and collections at the special collections libraries. April's selection: Lighthouse by Eugenia Price. This program is open free to the public and co-sponsored by the University of Georgia Libraries and The University of Georgia Press. For more information, please call 706-542-5788 or email Jan Hebbard at jhebbard@uga.edu. For…
Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:20am
Two Franklin faculty members received major career honors this week, campus-wide and international awards. First, University of Georgia Foundation Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Gregory H. Robinson has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry: A nonprofit organization with a heritage that spans 175 years, the Royal Society of Chemistry is the United Kingdom's professional body for chemical scientists and the largest…
Tags: Brandon Weiss, Truman Scholarship, Ceremony, Meeting
Mon, 08/29/2016 - 11:56am
The Franklin College is renowned for great students, faculty and staff and this summer has been full of great news, accomplishments and achievement. Here's just a sample: The entering UGA Class of 2020 is the most academically qualified in history and is the most diverse in university history. There are more than 5,400 students in the entering class. They have an average grade point average of 3.98 on a 5.0 scale. The average score on the SAT…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Statistics, Meeting, UGA Creative Writing Program, Ceremony, Dawson Hall, education
Mon, 08/01/2016 - 10:40am
The National Endowment for the Humanities announced the winners of the Chronicling America Data Challenge, and among them is Claudio Saunt from the department of history for his USNewsMap.com. The project maps patterns, explores regions, investigates how stories and terms spread around the country, and watches information go viral before the era of the internet: This site argues that newspapers better capture the public discourse because of…
Tags: Campus Transit Facility, State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Tickets, wards, Meeting
Thu, 05/19/2016 - 3:16pm
The meeting will review the year’s progress of the Georgia Museum of Natural History. Attendees will hear from museum Director Bud Freeman and elect new board members. Snacks and drinks will be provided, and new exhibits will be on view.  For more information, visit: http://www.gmnhfriends.org/
Tue, 05/10/2016 - 10:13am
The Fischoff National Chamber Music Association sponsors the nation's largest chamber music competition at Notre Dame University. Congratulations to Hugh Hodgson School of Music students Trevor Barroero, Lauren Floyd, and Wesley Sumpter, also known as Lineage Percussion, who were named the bronze medalist of the 2016 Fischoff Competition. They are the first percussion ensemble in the 43-year history of Fischoff to be a finalist in the senior…
Tags: Ecology Annex, expertise, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Meeting, Department of Sociology and Latin American & Caribbean Studies Instititue
Fri, 04/29/2016 - 9:53am
Honors Week shines a light on many of our best, plus several more wonderful accolades in April for Franklin students, faculty and alumni: UGA Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences Marshall Shepherd will serve as commencement speaker at one of Florida State University’s three spring commencement ceremonies (April 29, 30) Honors students Catherine "Cali" Callaway (biology) and Morrison Nolan (geology…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Meeting, Ceremony, Environmental Health Sciences
Mon, 04/11/2016 - 10:46am
The accomplishments of faculty, staff, students and alumni at the University of Georgia take center stage this week as the campus community celebrates Honors Week 2016. With recognition of extraordinary individual accomplishments of faculty in teaching, research and service, the Franklin College takes its place as the academic home of excellence on campus. Individual faculty members featured in print and online publications this week include:…
Tags: Social Media, Lecture, Outstanding Advisor, Meeting, Human Nature, Colloquium, #UGA18
Fri, 04/01/2016 - 10:44am
Catherine "Cali" Callaway and Morrison Nolan have received 2016 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, a premier academic award for undergraduate students pursuing careers in science, mathematics and engineering: The scholarship, which awards up to $7,500 toward the cost of tuition, fees, books and room and board, recognizes exceptional sophomores and juniors across the nation. Since 1995, 51 UGA students have received the award. ... Callaway, a…
Tags: Verdi, Religion, Rhetoric, Conner Hall, Department of Cellular Biology, Science Olympiad at UGA, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Meeting
Thu, 03/31/2016 - 10:12am
The Southeastern Conference recognizes professors with outstanding records in teaching and scholarship who serve as role models for other faculty and students. And no faculty member out of the 14 SEC schools represents that convergence of accomplishments better than this year's UGA recipient, Milton Masciadri: Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Masciadri is a third-generation double bass player who began his professional performance career at the age…
Tags: Somalia, collaboration, Meeting, Department of Marine Sciences
Mon, 03/28/2016 - 3:18pm
Innovation Gateway will be hosting an event to support the UGA Thinc and Athens Startup Week initiatives. "From Idea to Marketplace: How UGA Discoveries Become Products and Companies." More than 575 products and 130 start-up companies have originated from UGA research. Attendees will hear about these success stories and discover how UGA is moving ideas to the marketplace and learn how they can become involved in the process. Light refreshments…
Wed, 03/02/2016 - 10:27am
The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, or PECASE, are the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professors in the early stages of their research careers. Two UGA professors are among 105 professors announced as recipients, including Danny Krashen of the department of mathematics: Established in 1996 by President Bill Clinton, awardees are selected for their pursuit of innovative…
Tags: glaciers, labor, Meeting
Thu, 02/25/2016 - 11:05am
Franklin College students and faculty continue to distinguish themselves with the highest honors and accomplishments. A sample from the month of February: Associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology Zachary Wood is among three UGA faculty members to receive Richard B. Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, UGA’s highest early career teaching honor. Our own associate dean Chuck Kutal is the subject of a Faculty…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Ceremony, Meeting, Ecology Annex
Thu, 01/14/2016 - 4:18pm
Akela Reason will provide students with information and materials regarding a new summer program in public history that will be held during Maymester and the summer thru semester in Washington, D.C. A new scholarship for the Public History Program will also be announced. This summer the Department of History launches its Summer Program in Public History in Washington, DC. Students will earn credit for their degree from coursework and internship…
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…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, health, Meeting, Department of Sociology and Latin American & Caribbean Studies Instititue, Lecture