Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:07am
Franklin College double major Trisha Dalapati has immersed herself in UGA oppportunities, from volunteering to studying abroad to conducting laboratory research: During my freshman fall, a friend introduced me to the Lunchbox Garden project. LBG is an afterschool outreach program where UGA students visit a local elementary school twice a week. The group plans lessons on gardening and sustainable living, and volunteers provide the hands-on…
Tags: Anthropology, Students, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Study Abroad, Volunteer
Fri, 08/03/2018 - 1:42pm
Ph.D. student Isabelle Holland Lulewicz, an archaeologist studying climate change and an endurance horseback rider, is featured in the most recent issue of the Graduate School magazine: She is also a scientist and anthropologist keeping to a much longer course: to earn her third UGA degree in the fall of 2019. She completed undergraduate degrees in anthropology and geology in 2015 and entered graduate studies. Lulewicz draws parallels between…
Tags: Anthropology, Geology, Women in Science, Climate Change
Mon, 07/30/2018 - 3:31pm
A title that would make an extraordinary single article [or film], but this triumvirate of stories in the media over the weekend featuring Franklin College faculty provides a handy illustration of the breadth of arts and science scholarship. Professor emeritus of history James Cobb in TIME magazine: During the 1950s and ‘60s, New York-based publications like TIME, Newsweekor Harper’s regularly devoted special issues or special sections of…
Tags: Fibonacci Sequence, History, Anthropology, Nature, Scholarship, Research
Mon, 04/30/2018 - 12:05pm
Three Franklin College faculty members have been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The awards, announced April 9, are among $18.6 million in NEH grants for 199 humanities projects across the country: Professor of Spanish Elizabeth Wright and associate professor of French Rachel Gabara of the Romance languages department were awarded $6,000 each for summer stipends, highly competitive grants that provide full-time…
Tags: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Anthropology, UGA Innovation Gateway, Campus Transit Facility, Marriage of Figaro
Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:07am
50 years ago today, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was assasinated on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. His legacy continues to run deep, his shadow cast long, on American struggles with race, poverty, inequality and injustice. Distinguished Research Professor of English and African American Studies Ed Pavlic offers this meditation on The Forgotten Economic Vision of Martin Luther King: King’s position in history signals part of the…
Tags: Fine Arts Building, Dean Rusk Hall, Anthropology, Department of History, Plastic
Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:33am
Cellar Theatre Tickets: $16, $12 for Students
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Anthropology
Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:41am
The Franklin College and the department of history welcome to campus Craig Steven Wilder, Barton L. Weller Professor of History at MIT, who will deliver the 2017 Gregory Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday Oct. 24 at 5 p.m. in the Chapel. His talk will be on "Slavery and Universities in Revolutionary America": In the aftermath of the American Revolution, higher education underwent a period of dramatic expansion. This academic revolution aimed to…
Tags: medical school, Anthropology, emotions, Demosthenian Hall, lignin
Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:43pm
Professor Stephen Mihm shares a history of how summer vacation took hold on the pages of Bloomberg: By the early 20th century, the idea that parents and children alike needed to rest their brains and commune with the great outdoors had become an article of faith among the middle class.  While summer vacation never grew to the outsized proportions found in many European countries, it has nonetheless persisted as an American ritual, with July and…
Tags: Holiday, lingustics, Campus Transit Facility, Anthropology, HR, Theatre and Film Studies
Mon, 03/13/2017 - 11:33am
As part of her research, McCaskill helped create the Civil Rights Digital Library Initiative, an archival online database of film, manuscripts, correspondence, speeches, photographs, posters and movement buttons from the civil rights era. She worked with CURO Program undergraduates and graduate students to create Freedom on Film, a teaching and research resource linked to the site that tells the story of civil rights in nine Georgia cities and…
Tags: volunteer, Division of Development & Alumni Relations, Dawson Hall, Outstanding Advisor, Dean Rusk Hall, APS, Anthropology
Tue, 07/12/2016 - 12:52pm
“All Along It Was A Fever,” a lengthy meditation on race in America by Distinguished Research Professor of English and Creative Writing Ed Pavlic is featured on PBS.org: Much of [the poem] deals with the violence that Black America experiences. “I felt that I had a vantage point to things that were going on, based on this fluidly trans-racial, multi-racial life I’ve led. I think I see things in a different light than your average commentator on…
Tags: Center for Applied Isotope Study, 2, Division of Development & Alumni Relations, Anthropology, values