Anthropology Day is a day for anthropologists to celebrate their discipline while sharing it with the world.
As the birthplace of higher education, the University of Georgia has fostered a tradition of academic excellence, intellectual inquiry, and service to others since 1785. For our graduates, Commencement is a beginning, the start of the next chapter in their lives. At Commencement, we celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of our students completing advanced degrees.
Lisa Nolan was professor and Dr. Stephen G. Juelsgaard Dean of the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine prior to her appointment at UGA in July 2017.
As the birthplace of higher education, the University of Georgia has fostered a tradition of academic excellence, intellectual inquiry, and service to others since 1785. For our graduates, Commencement is a beginning, the start of the next chapter in their lives.
The Sustainable UGA Semester in Review celebrates people, programs, activities and academic courses that create 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 2017 Campus Sustainability Grant winners, light lunch fare and opportunities for networking. Opening comments will be provided by John R. Seydel, director of sustainability for the city of Atlanta.
Family-friendly activities and performances showcasing UGA’s arts units, including theater, dance and literary workshops; art projects; a musical instrument petting zoo; performances and more.
The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries at the University of Georgia will host its bi-annual reception celebrating new exhibitions. The event will include live music, light refreshments and gallery games.
Exhibitions highlited include "Covered with Glory: Football at UGA, 1892-1917"; "Wrestling Temptation: The Quest to Control Alcohol in Georgia"; "Gold-digging in Georgia: America's First Gold Rush"; "Georgia Writers hall of Fame Annual Exhibition"; and "The Art of the Press Kit."
An all-day event featuring performances from student organizations and individuals displaying their talents in music, theater, dance and creative writing. Part of the Spotlight on the Arts Festival.
To kick off the Spotlight on the Arts festival, UGA’s arts programs present an hour-long kaleidoscope of student performances and presentations. This brilliant, non-stop collage of the arts provides a window into the vast scope of the creative work on our campus, from dance to music, theater, creative writing and art.
To see this year's Spotlight on the Arts festival schedule, please visit: http://arts.uga.edu/spotlightuga2017/
Science Olympiad Outreach is a student-run organization that goes out into the local Athens-Clarke Community and promotes STEM through the Science Olympiad Program. This will be the group's fourth annual Invitational Science Olympiad Tournament. For more information, visit: http://www.ugascienceolympiad.net/
Do facts still matter? The UGA Libraries and the Georgia Debate Union are hosting a debate on the importance and status of facts. The affirmative/pro side of the debate will be Facts matter more than fake news in contemporary society. Debate website includes a suggested reading list. For more information, visit: http://guides.libs.uga.edu/factsdebate