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, 08/17/2018 - 12:17pm
Providing students experience with international diversity and opportunities to work with people from other cultures paired with unique language courses is, in many ways, the measure of a great university. The Red & Black offers a terrific introduction to the 2018 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants on campus this year: Every year, hundreds of people apply to be a Fulbright Foreign Language Teacher Assistant in the U.S. Only a…
Tags: Religion, Teaching Assistant, Diversity, Global, education
Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:12pm
Presentations on the best of UGA undergraduate research are underway at the annual CURO Symposium, held this year on April 9-10 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens: Hosted by CURO, the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities, this year’s symposium is the largest to date, with more than 575 participants. These undergraduates are pursuing 103 different majors from 14 UGA schools and colleges. Collectively, they are conducting research…
Tags: Religion, graduate students, Human Nature, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, resistance, breeding, Lunar New year
Wed, 04/20/2016 - 11:14am
CRISPR-associated proteins are some of the most promising new tools providing a way to make gene deletions, corrections of mutations and additions of new genes in any genome. Outstanding undergraduate researcher Erin Hollander, a junior Honors student majoring in biochemistry and genetics, was one of 60 presenters selected out of hundreds of applicants from institutions across the country to present her research at the nation's capital during…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Human Nature, Religion, Guitar
Fri, 04/08/2016 - 12:35pm
Earlier this week, more than 400 students participated in the annual two-day Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (CURO) symposium at the Classic Center in downtown Athens. Showcasing their research knowledge through poster sessions and presentations, this year’s group of students represented a cross-section of the Franklin College departments. Students' broad research interests included everything from chemistry, computer science and…
Tags: Religion, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Human Nature, Lunar New year
Fri, 04/01/2016 - 10:44am
Catherine "Cali" Callaway and Morrison Nolan have received 2016 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, a premier academic award for undergraduate students pursuing careers in science, mathematics and engineering: The scholarship, which awards up to $7,500 toward the cost of tuition, fees, books and room and board, recognizes exceptional sophomores and juniors across the nation. Since 1995, 51 UGA students have received the award. ... Callaway, a…
Tags: Verdi, Religion, Rhetoric, Conner Hall, Department of Cellular Biology, Science Olympiad at UGA, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Meeting
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 10:50am
Art history major in the Lamar Dodd School of Art Nina Goodall-Bernal has been awarded a multi-year Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship, among only 20 given nationwide by the Andrew Mellon Foundation through 5 American museums: Goodall-Bernal participated in a High Museum Summer Academy this May and will spend two additional years working with High Museum curators to receive mentorship and training during the academic year and…
Tags: Dawgs, geometry, Religion
Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:35am
Latin and Greek major in the department of classics Elizabeth Ridgeway recently presented her research at the Harvard University Center for Hellenic Studies' Undergraduate Symposium in Washington, D.C.: Ridgeway traveled with UGA professor Charles Platter, her faculty adviser, and presented her paper at the event. "The workshop gives select undergraduate students the ‘opportunity to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of their work in progress…
Tags: Office of Senior VP for Academic Affairs and Provost, Center for Leadership and Service, Department of Marine Sciences, Religion, Human Nature
Fri, 03/21/2014 - 9:27am
Once again the best in UGA undergraduate research, heavy with Franklin College students, will be presented at the annual symposium by the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities March 31 and April 1 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens: Since its inception in 1999, the CURO Symposium has provided a public space for students from all academic disciplines to share their research with their peers, the UGA research community and others…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Human Nature, Religion, Earth
Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:12pm
  Increased CURO participation validates need for Science Learning Center By Jessica Luton jluton@uga.edu Recent news of a twenty percent increase in participation among undergraduate students through the CURO program, alongside news that UGA will finally be getting a new Science Learning Center, are two great pieces of news for the UGA community. By investing money in a new building and further supporting research, the University is polishing…
Tags: Earth, Department of Physics and Astronomy, gifts, donors, Religion