Tue, 08/21/2018 - 2:38pm
The summer break was glorious but Franklin College faculty, students and alumni never take time off from awards, honors, new books and fellowships. A sample from recent weeks: Professor of psychology and director of the Primate Behavior Laboratory Dorothy Fragaszy was presented with the Distinguished Primatologist Award by the American Society of Primatologists.  The award honors a primatologist who has had an outstanding career and made…
Tags: Psychology, Religion, Linguistics, Faculty, Students, History, Book, Geology, Poetry
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
Wed, 12/13/2017 - 2:05pm
An exhibition of work by Lamar Dodd School of Art professor Joseph Norman, Out at Home!, paid tribute to African American baseball players in the Negro League who were barred from playing in the major leagues during the segregation era. Norman was honored alongside baseball legend Hank Aaron at Clark Atlanta University (CAU) in conjunction with a Major League Baseball and Annual Hank Aaron Weekend celebration.  In attendance at the event was…
Tags: Geology, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Denmark Hall
Thu, 06/16/2016 - 1:05pm
As the end of another lazy summer week nears on campus, we wanted to tell you about a couple of events that are happening tonight that help promote the arts and literacy. Both events are free and provide ample reason to get out and explore something new tonight. First up, you won't want to miss the summer version of Museum Mix, a night party at the Georgia Museum of Art with a DJ, free food and access to all of the galleries until midnight.…
Tags: Geology, 2
Fri, 03/23/2012 - 11:25am
A colleague pointed me to this Times article elucidating the role university art museums are playing on college campuses everywhere:   In the 21st century, university art museums have become more aggressive in extending their missions and collections to reach deeper into classrooms and curriculums not ordinarily associated with art. At Duke’s seven-year-old Nasher Museum, two members of its 30-person staff are devoted exclusively to finding…
Tags: Geology, Office of Student Academic Services, Germanic and Slavic Studies