Fri, 01/27/2017 - 10:39am
Our faculty and the university as a whole kick off the New Year with exemplary honors and awards. A few from the past month: Andrea Sweigart, assistant professor of genetics, honored with Presidential Early Career Award UGA marine scientists received a $1.3 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to study how microorganisms in the oceans keep the Earth healthy, professor and P.I. Mary Ann Moran and GRA Eminent Scholar Arthur…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Fellows, Office of Institutional Diversity, ClinEpiDB, industry
Wed, 11/16/2016 - 10:53am
Congratulations to the Georgia Debate Union, which continues to perform at a very high level and represent UGA student excellence. The team won the Liberty University intercollegiate debate tournament held November 4 through 6 in Lynchburg, Virginia. Over 100 teams from across the East Coast attended the tournament, including teams from the US Military Academy, the US Naval Academy, Georgetown University, Wake Forest University, the University…
Tags: Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, music, Office of Institutional Diversity, health
Wed, 09/28/2016 - 3:53pm
If you were among one of the 84 million viewers who watched the debate on Monday night, you may have had your own take on who "won" the debate. The debate was the most-watched Presidential debate in history and while many commentators and political science experts had their own assessment of the debate, one of Franklin College's reknowned communication studies experts had a different kind of assessment. Edward Panetta, who has been the director…
Tags: Office of Institutional Diversity, health
Tue, 11/24/2015 - 11:34am
Faculty, staff and students excel in every area of endeavor on campus and (quite) beyond. A sampling of solid achievements by our colleagues shared over the last month: The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) Research Board announced awards of nearly $38 million to individuals and teams studying the effects of oil on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and public health. Among the awardees are professor and head of the department of marine…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Agriculture, UGA Creative Writing Program, Office of Institutional Diversity
Fri, 09/25/2015 - 10:39am
Franklin College faculty share their expertise in a variety of media every day, in pixels, print and on the air waves. A sampling from the past month: Scientists study how rising seas will reshape the Georgia coast, reports the Associated Press. Clark Alexander, a researcher at UGA’s Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, and colleagues are working on a project to more accurately forecast expected changes from encroaching seawater. Also WABE-FM How…
Tags: Big Data, Human Nature, Department of Marine Sciences, Office of Institutional Diversity
Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:30am
The University of Georgia Debate Union recently placed 2nd in the Crowe-Warken intercollegiate debate tournament, held annually at the United States Naval Academy.  The Crowe-Warken debates featured 100 individual debate teams from across the East Coast and Midwest, including teams from Boston College, Northwestern University, Georgetown University, Vanderbilt University, the University of Florida, the University of Minnesota, and both the US…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Jazz, Office of Institutional Diversity
Fri, 11/14/2014 - 10:34am
A two-person UGA team-Amy Feinberg of Canton, an international affairs and public relations major, and Tucker Boyce of Alpharetta, an economics major - compiled a 9-1 record and emerged victorious at an intercollegiate debate tournament featuring 32 teams from East Coast colleges hosted by Liberty University in early November. The competition included teams from Boston College, Emory University, University of Florida, Georgetown University,…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Office of Institutional Diversity, George Contini, music
Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:21pm
Last week, we reported that UGA sent two students to the 2014 Lafayette Debates hosted by George Washington University and the French government in Washington, D.C. How'd they do? Pretty well, of course: The team of Amy Feinberg and Eilidh Geddes had a wondefully successful tournament at the recent Lafayette Debates held at George Washington University and sponsored by the French Embassy.  The team defeated teams from Georgetown, Ecole de Guerre…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Office of Institutional Diversity, tools, kinetic energy, music
Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:44am
Our students continue to succeed at the highest levels of debate in the United States, and distinguish themselves internationally: Two University of Georgia students will attend the 2014 Lafayette Debates hosted by George Washington University and the French government April 11-13 in Washington, D.C. Eilidh Geddes, a junior majoring in economics and math from Dunwoody, and Amy Feinberg, a junior studying public relations and international…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Office of Institutional Diversity, collaboration, biomechanics
Thu, 01/31/2013 - 9:33am
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provides public-access data confirming “average temperature in the United States for 2012 was ... 3.2 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th-century average, and 1.0 degree above 1998, the previous warmest year” in the United States. It is also well-documented that over the last several decades, we have experienced far more record-high temperatures than record-low temperatures. Up to the early…
Tags: Department of English, Earth, Office of Institutional Diversity, Cobb House