Fri, 08/10/2018 - 2:20pm
The 2018 UGA New Faculty Tour wraps up today, after a five-day journey around the state showcasing agriculture and agritourism, industry, the Georgia coast and its rural communities. The tour stopped in 15 cities and passed through 48 counties, introducing faculty who have been at UGA for two or fewer years to the geography, culture, history and economic engines of the Empire State of the South: The tour began with a welcome from UGA President…
Tags: Faculty, Agriculture, Office of Vice President for Public Service and Outreach, UGA
Wed, 04/11/2018 - 1:58pm
“The robb'd that smiles, steals something from the thief; He robs himself that spends a bootless grief.” Thus speaks the Duke to Desdemona’s father Brabantio in Othello, thus UGA Theatre closes their season with one of the Bard's best: Shakespeare’s “Othello,” widely regarded as one the greatest masterpieces of English literature, is a meditation on the nature of cruelty and envy. Othello, a valiant and renowned general, has earned the love and…
Tags: satellite cells, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Agriculture
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
Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:40am
The Maymester Shakespeare class in the department of theatre and film studies will present William Shakespeare's "A Comedy of Errors," June 2 and 4 at 8 p.m. in the Cellar Theatre: A free performance June 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the UGA Founders Garden will be first come, first served; the audience is invited to bring blankets, chairs, food, beverages and insect repellant. Tickets are $5, cash only, for the Cellar Theatre performances and can be…
Tags: Agriculture, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, agriculture
Fri, 05/03/2013 - 10:23am
At an event earlier this week, a colleague mentioned Shakespeare's recent birthday and offered a few appropriate lines. Exhilarated by the latter, I've always been a little skeptical of references like the former - to the actual man - as I've written about here previously. Now comes this article in the UK Telegraph Independent about Shakespeare as a wiley businessman and speculator who made a fortune off of grain: Hoarder, moneylender, tax…
Tags: Agriculture, Field Study, 1, Campus Transit Facility, Institute of Native American Studies