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A successor to our print magazine, The Franklin Chronicles, this blog allows us to continue to communicate the importance of the arts and sciences to an expanded audience through a variety of means – articles and announcements, video, news and opinion – to pick up the conversation of why the arts, humanities and sciences matter so much at this juncture in the history of our university, our nation and the world. Read more

Interim dean Hugh Ruppersburg addressed the UGA chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in December, 2011 on the thread of responsibility running through Arthur Miller's All My Sons, the scandal at Penn State and the future of these UGA graduates:

Arthur Miller’s play is about men who fail to do what… Read Article

In Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy described the solitude of Stonehenge:

 ‘What can it be? … A very Temple of the Winds’ … ‘It seems as though there were no folk in the world but we two’ … they … listened a long time to the wind among the pillars … Presently the wind died out, and… Read Article

When former dean Garnett Stokes stepped down this past August to become provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Florida State University, senior associate dean Hugh Ruppersburg was named interim dean of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. A longtime faculty member… Read Article

Gender disparities and under-representation continue to plague American boardrooms as well governmnent at every level. Only 22% of all state-wide elective executive office positions are currently held by women. Ninety-two of the 276 members who have ever served in the United States Congress are… Read Article

The Lamar Dodd School of Art presents an exhibition by visual artist Thomas Dozol, in the Plaza Gallery through Feb. 22.

Here's an interview with Dozol I did before the show, talking about the inspiration and influences behind the work.

 

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