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 - 2:53pm
August 9 is National Book Lovers day and so an especially good time to share news about the National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar program, an annual series of grants designed to promote the publication of scholarly nonfiction books for a general audience. This year’s roster of 22 grant winners, announced August 8, includes associate professor of history Stephen Mihm. Mihm will use the NEH grant to support his research and writing…
Tags: History, Grant, Book
Tue, 12/13/2016 - 11:09am
English Professor Roxanne Eberle has been awarded the opportunity to work in the Provost’s Office Study in a Second Discipline program to learn more about the methods, issues, and tools in the Digital Humanities: The main focus of this endeavor is to gain skills in TEI and XML with the goal of creating a digital edition of Amelia Alderson Opie’s letters. Opie was a well-known poet, tale writers, and novelist, whose work appeared in print from…
Tags: Division of Development & Alumni Relations, Tickets, Book, State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Thu, 05/02/2013 - 9:25am
Careers in academia are, in some ways, like those of any other profession: once you have secured a position, you set about to address professional obligations, establish personal goals and pursue opportunities for advancement. Most of all of these would occur within the framework of the position for which you were intially hired. An important difference in the professoriat, and one emphasized by a program at UGA, is the opportunity to study…
Tags: Department of Marine Sciences, Human Nature, Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute, Book